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Sundays,  9 a.m. & 5 p.m.
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Online worship for Sunday October 18, 2020 premieres at 9:00 am on YouTube and remains online after that.



In-person Vespers in the Courtyard continues this Wednesday, October 21st, at 6:30 pm

The Bulletin for Wednesday’s service can be found here: 
2020 10 14 Courtyard Vespers

Parish News
Generosity Stories – The Agonizingly Slow Education of Pastor Tim


for the video link click here
for the text only  2020 Generosity Story Pastor Tim Text

“My sheep hear my voice and I know them and they follow me” 
John 10:27
Soon you will be hearing from your Trinity Shepherd.  On October 24 the training of approximately 20 shepherds will occur over that wonderful new invention called “zoom”.  Beginning in November you’ll be hearing from your shepherd with a greeting, news about Trinity upcoming events and a method and time for keeping in touch.  Be on the alert for a call/text/email  from one of the following shepherds:
Ann Baas, Janne Barnett, Ron Barnett, Linda Beach, Matthew Berg,
David Burow Flak, Katie Carr, Ruth Cavanaugh, Gloria Cornman, 
Pat Cummings,Annamae Wheeland, Marilyn Hanson, Kay Kielpikowski,
Nicole Lee, Dannette Lowry, Judy Phillips, Karen Tognetti 
Sally Beaver
Holding Each Other In Prayer
Ron Barnett
Paul Mache
Diane Chillian
Tammy Osterhout
Norma Lee Pickard
Ruth Ludington
Thomas Reichler
Lois Stanley
Eden Preston
Bo Bowman
Charles Anderson
Sandi Anderson
Phyllis Pearson-Kuhrts 
(sister in law of Barbara Pearson)
The Valparaiso University Community
Bess Babuska
(mother of Linda Beach)
David Jacobs
(Brother of Diane Ptacek)
All teachers, students, and school staff
Pastor Jane Aicher
Bob Brandy
(family friend of Lu Krieger-Blake)
Zachary Tatman
(nephew of Cynthia Breitinger)
(nephew of Judy Phillips)
(niece of Judy Phillips)
Dan Wilusz
(brother of Pat Broadstone)
Mike Herzinger
(brother of Barb Herzinger)
Reading the Bible Together Apart
A few weeks ago Pastor Tim mentioned using the daily lectionary to read the Bible “together apart.” A video walk through of the daily lectionary–finding it, using it, praying with it–is available online at https://youtu.be/4NtABiEbgRM
Louise Williams and Pastor Tim have also started a Facebook group for discussing the daily readings, sharing how we feel the Spirit talking to us through them, or just the experience of reading scripture regularly, together apart. The group is called Trinity Daily Lectionary Group and can be found on Facebook here

Monday October 19
Psalm 98
Daniel 3:1-18
Revelation 18:1-10, 19-20

Tuesday October 20
Psalm 98
Daniel 3:19-30
Revelation 18:21-24

Wednesday October 21
Psalm 98
Daniel 6:1-28
Matthew 17:22-27

Thursday October 22
Psalm 1
Numbers 5:5-10
Titus 1:5-16

Friday October 23
Psalm 1
Deuteronomy 9:25-10:5
Titus 2:7-8, 11-15

Saturday October 24
Psalm 1
Proverbs 24:23-34
John 5:39-47

Sunday October 25 (Reformation Sunday)
Jeremiah 31:31-34
Psalm 46
Romans 3:19-28
John 8:31-36


Zoom Midday Prayer with Deaconess Barb 

Mondays at noon – Pray through the directory for our brothers and sisters in Christ. We’ll pray for six to eight households at a time. 

Wednesdays at noon – Different prayer styles, like guided reflections, a prayer meditation, Examen (focusing on a word in a Bible passage), breath prayers (where you focus on your breathing and repeat a phrase on each inhale and exhale). Each week will be a different style or practice. 
You don’t need to bring anything with you or worry about being put on the spot. Deaconess Barb will lead it. Contact me if you have any questions. 
We meet at noon over Zoom. If you would like to pray together but don’t Zoom (or need help), please let me know. I’m happy to make it work. 
Meeting ID: 868 5549 1086 Password: 171988 
Join Deaconess Barb and the Sunday School teachers on Sunday mornings from 10:30-11:15 am on Zoom. The link is provided below. 
We will have Gathering Time for 15 minutes and then use breakout rooms to teach the story to the three different classrooms: preschool/kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd, and 4th-5th grade. 
We are studying the New Testament. Our curriculum is “Dig In: Digging Through the Bible in a Year” from Group Publishing. Please join us!! 
Barb Herzinger is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Sunday School 
Time: This is a recurring meeting. Meet 10:30-11:15 am Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89264050392?pwd=L1p0UjFZN3dNWTZmdlRKQVdhRlU1Q T09 
Meeting ID: 892 6405 0392 Passcode: 226391 
6th-8th grade students are invited to attend Confirmation Class. It is a 3-1⁄4 year program. We meet via Zoom from 12:00-1:00 pm. We are studying the Apostle’s Creed using “Here We Stand” curriculum from Augsburg Fortress. New students will be given a Lutheran Study Bible.Please contact Deaconess Barb if you have any questions, bherzinger@tlcvalpo.com
Barb Herzinger is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. 
Topic: Confirmation Class Time: This is a recurring meeting. Meet Noon to 1:00 pm 
Meeting ID: 834 8344 2268 Passcode: 675879 
With 161 families receiving food that provided for 440 people the pantry volunteers were busy helping those in our community that came for assistance. It has been decided that menu items for Thanksgiving dinner can be offered since donated turkeys have been reserved. Items that will be given out and, therefore, needed are cranberry sauce, turkey gravy (packets are safest to pack), cake mixes, frostings, French fried onions, boxed mashed potatoes and canned sweet potatoes. It is hoped that items can be packed in such a way as to make it easy for a quick ‘in-and-out’ pick up of items. For basic giving cereals, all soups, bathroom tissue, Kleenex, paper towels, tuna in water, baked beans or pork ‘n’ beans, mac ‘n’ cheese as well as canned veggies are always needed. Any kind of help is greatly appreciated.
Questions? Nan: 219-462-6169.
In addition, food items can be dropped at the pantry on Monday or Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until noon. The pantry is located in the Asbury Centre building, 7 Chicago Street in Valparaiso (just east across from Trinity’s Washington Street entrance).


Photos from our 3rd Annual Reformation Concert 


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Trinity Lutheran Church, Valparaiso is proud to be a Reconciled In Christ congregation, welcoming people of all gender identities and sexual orientations as part of this community of the people of God.

    • Trinity Lutheran Church
    • 201 N. Washington Street
    • Valparaiso, Indiana 46383
  • (219) 462-9624