Welcome to Trinity Lutheran Church!

Discovering and sharing the hope of Jesus.

Where our faith calls us to explore, engage and expand.



Trinity Lutheran Ministry Site Profile


 Pastor Isaacson's blog.  





7:45 AM Traditional Worship
9:00 AM Contemporary Worship
10:10 AM J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
10:00 AM 10th Grade Mentor Connection/YR
11:00 AM National Youth Gathering Family Meeting/YR

Monday, March 26
Church office & building closed today. Call ahead for key, if needed.
9:00 AM Quilting/FH
6:30 PM Cub Scout Pack Meeting/FH

Tuesday, March 27
9:00 AM Team Meeting
9:00 AM Quilting/FH
1:00 PM Nimens Apts Communion (rescheduled from 3/20)
1:30 PM Martha Guild @ Jan Kelly’s
2:00 PM Ruth Guild @ Summerfield Apts/Adelle Noss
2:00 PM Oak Court Communion (rescheduled from 3/20)
3:30 PM Summerfield Communion (rescheduled from 3/20)
4:00 PM Praise Singers//Library
4:30 PM Easter Chorale Rehearsal
5:30 PM Easter Brass/Musicians Rehearsal/Sanctuary
NO Men’s Chorus tonight.
7:00 PM Boy Scouts/Happy Hollow

Wednesday, March 28
9:00 AM Team Devotions
3:00 PM Half-Time/Youth Room
4:15 PM Jubal’s Joy/Youth Room

Maundy Thursday, March 29
9:00 AM DAC Cleaning/Sanctuary
9:00 AM Team Devotions
NO Riverview Care Center Holy Communion
2:00 PM Villa St. Vincent Holy Communion
5:45 PM Easter Chorale Rehearsal
6:30 PM Wolf Den/Happy Hollow
6:30 PM Maundy Thursday Worship with First Holy Communion
and “The Last Supper” Living Tableau

7:30 PM Easter Brass/Musicians Rehearsal/Sanctuary

Good Friday, March 30
9:00 AM Team Devotions
12 NOON Al-Anon/1A
5:45 PM Easter Chorale Rehearsal
7:30 PM Easter Brass/Musicians Rehearsal/Sanctuary

Saturday, March 31
No events scheduled.

No J.A.M. or rolls today.
8:00 AM Worship
8:00 AM – 10:30 AM Breakfast/Fellowship hall
10:00 AM Worship
10:30 AM Worship at First Presbyterian Church

For further calendar information please go to the
Home Page and click 
on "Calendar".


Don’t miss this important deadline!

Due to the time needed to prepare for our
Holy Week worship services,
all items for the Easter Sunday (April 1st) bulletin
and announcements must be in the church office by

10:00 a.m. on TUESDAY, MARCH 27!



10th Grade Mentor Connection

March 25th 2018
at 10:10 a.m. in the Youth Room
Please check in with Leader Kristi first and then you are free to meet elsewhere.


Easter lilies may be reserved now through Sunday, March 25 (Palm Sunday).
Green order forms are available in the narthex, Fellowship Hall and church office.
Payment must accompany the order. No phone orders will be accepted.


Palm Sunday, March 25


Worship @ 7:45 & 9:00 a.m.
10:10 a.m. – J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
Maundy Thursday, March 29
6:30 p.m. Worship
with children receiving First Holy Communion
Good Friday, March 30
Church office closed.
6:30 p.m. Worship
EASTER – April 1
Worship at 8:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m.
(NO Supervised childcare, J.A.M. or rolls today)
Breakfast served from 8:00 a.m. —10:30 a.m.
Hosted by Trinity Youth traveling to the National ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston TX

Join us for breakfast on Easter!
8:30 – 10:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall
Hosted by the NYG Team
Menu:  French toast, breakfast sausage, fresh fruit, juice and coffee
A free will offering will be taken for Trinity Youth traveling to the ELCA National Youth Gathering in Houston. TX this July


Join us for book study

When: Thursdays at Noon
Dates: April 5 – May 10 (6 weeks)
Where: First Presbyterian Church
Leader: Pastor Elise Pokel

More Information/Questions:
Contact: Ruth Sanders
Phone: 218-281-4853
e-mail: crxpres@midconetwork.com

We hope to hear from you by March 28th
to ensure book arrival before first study date.

Just like you, Ann Voskamp hungers to live her one life well.
Forget the bucket lists that have us escaping our everyday
lives for exotic experiences. 'How,' Ann wondered,
'do we find joy in the midst of deadlines, debt, drama, and daily duties?
What does the Christ-life really look like when your days are gritty,
long—and sometimes even dark? How is God even here?


Northwestern Minnesota Synod
Women of the ELCA

~ Conference 3 ~

Spring Gathering

   Saturday, April 7, 2018
 Registration/Coffee       8:30 - 9:00 AM  
   Fee:  $10.00 (Includes Lunch)

   Kingo Lutheran Church
     220 N. Johnson Ave ~ Fosston, Minnesota

      (Please use Front Entrance on Johnson Avenue)

Theme:  Change My Heart, O God
                Theme Verse: Create in me a clean heart, O God;
                                                            and renew a right spirit within me” -
Psalm 51:10

Speaker:  Briana Ingraham, Red Lake Falls
              “A Change of Heart”  

Physical Offering:    Personal Care Items for “Loaves & Fishes”
(Fosston Area Food Shelf)
Suggested Personal Care Items:
 Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Dental Floss,
Bar Soap, Liquid soap (pump), Body wash, Comb, Brush,
Fingernail clipper, Nail file/Emery board, Deodorant, Hand sanitizer, Tampons. Sanitary napkins,
Pain relievers (ex: Tylenol or aspirin)


►Please bring in your baby/toddler photo – senior photo –
favorite scripture – future
 plans to Leah Winjum in the church office before Sunday, April 8 so we can prepare for your celebration in May! 




The Trinity Mission Endowment Fund
is offering scholarships to students in their first four years of study.
To qualify the student must meet the following requirements:
  • Be a member of Trinity Lutheran Church
  • Be attending a Christian-affiliated college (in the U.S.)
  • Submit a completed application form postmarked no later than June 1, 2018 to                          Trinity Mission Endowment Fund, Scholarship Request, P.O. Box 598, Crookston MN 56716

All students must re-apply yearly for this scholarship.

Trinity Quilters have started their quilting season
on Mondays and Tuesdays.

 Please prayerfully consider joining this important ministry and
share in the quilting and fellowship. Many hands are needed to
prepare the warmth these quilts provide for those in need.



Lift in Prayer…

Please keep our N.Y.G. Crew in your prayers as they prepare
for the
ELCA National Youth Gathering in Houston

 Jacob Miller, Karsten Isaacson, Sophia Rezac, Makenah Delage, Lucas Winger, Linnea French, Kenzee Epema, Carter Bruggeman, Ashlyn Genereux, Walker Winjum, Quinn Westlake, Joey Doda, Elizabeth Erdman, Cameron Hulst, Caleb Sannes, Gretchen Theis, Elise Erdman, Katelyn Jones, Blake Fee
and adult
chaperones: Shawn Rezac, Leah Winjum & Rev. Gregory Isaacson.


Please keep our N.Y.G. Crew and  their adult leaders in your prayers as they prepare for their trip to the
National Youth Gathering in Houston
in the summer of 2018.
The Crew is spending time together learning to grow as a team and family.
They have been busy brainstorming and fundraising and having a blast in the process. THANK YOU for your continued support of our youth at Trinity!

Our 2108 N.Y.G. Crew includes: Jacob Miller, Karsten Isaacson, Sophia Rezac, Makenah Delage, Lucas Winger, Linnea French, Kenzee Epema, Carter Bruggeman, Ashlyn Genereux, Walker Winjum, Quinn Westlake, Joey Doda, Elizabeth Erdman, Cameron Hulst, Caleb Sannes,
Gretchen Theis, Elise Erdman, Katelyn Jones, Blake Fee and adult chaperones: Shawn Rezac, Leah Winjum and Rev. Gregory Isaacson.


Items for the Sunday bulletin must be in the church office
later than 12 Noon each Wednesday



“1/2 Time” is an after-school ministry that happens every Wednesday
from after-school to 4:15 p.m. for kids in grades 1-6. 
Our time is spent learning about
life, ethics and values,
the fruits of the spirit,
how God loves us,
recreational activity, and snack time. 

“Jubal’s Joy”
is a music ministry for kids in grades 1-6. 
We will meet on Wednesdays from 4:15 – 5:00 p.m.

 Jubal’s Joy provides special music during the 9:00 a.m. worship service
on the second Sunday of the month. Adrianne Winger is the director.

The next dates for 2W this school year are: 
March 14, April 11 and May 9

Suggested donation for
Trinity's After School Ministry
is $10
.00 per family.

If you have questions,
please call
Leah Winjum at 281-4276.

Transportation to the church for Trinity’s Wednesday afterschool ministries is your responsibility. Check with others about carpooling or call the Tri-Valley Bus to ask about their transportation options


*NOTE: When school is on a scheduled break (holiday or other)
or canceled for any reason, Half-Time, Jubal’s Joy and
the 2nd Wednesday of the month ministries will not meet.
Please keep an eye o
n the weekly announcements and for notes

sent home with your children regarding any other schedule changes. 


Service Work Group #8 will serve the next funeral.
Thank you for your service.


  • The next issue of Table Talk will include important dates
  • for confirmation ministry, J.A.M. and youth events.
  • Please carefully read the information that pertains to
  • you and your family. Watch for updates each week in the
  • Sunday bulletin, on our website and through social
  • media to keep informed!




Holy communion is offered each week at Trinity and
ALL are welco
me to the Lord’s Supper.

7:45 a.m.—Traditional Worship
9:00 a.m.— Contemporary Worship (Televised live over local Cable TV Channel 3 and
broadcast live on KROX 1260 AM Radio)
10:10 a.m. J.A.M. (Jesus and Me)
for kids ages 3 through 10th Grade
10:30 a.m.—Worship at First Presbyterian
rch— 510 N. Broadway


Help us keep our church contact information current. If you have had a change in your phone number or address, please contact the church office with these changes. Call 281-4276 or email:  jean@trinitycrookston.org


Volunteer Opportunities

Join the Trinity Quilters every winter, Monday and Tuesday at 9:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Please prayerfully consider joining this important ministry and share in the quilting and fellowship. Many hands are needed to prepare the warmth these quilts provide for those in need.
For information call Beth at 891-3938.

        For Your Information



Has your home phone number changed????


We understand there have been changes to phone service providers in our area.

Please notify the church office if your home phone number has been changed or if you would prefer to use a cell phone as your primary contact number.
Please call 218-281-


     Giving Opportunities  




This year’s J.A.M. (Jesus and Me) weekly offerings will be directed to Hurricane Relief efforts. J.A.M. offering is collected each Sunday and all grade levels are included.

 “Hurricane Relief”  Sunday
Water pitchers will be available at the sanctuary entrances for loose change & designated checks; your gifts support the Lutheran Disaster Response’s Hurricane Relief Fund. 


                  Those who are considering making a 
                non-monetary gift
to Trinity Lutheran Church, should consult with the
Worship & Music Team prior making their donation.  

 Please call the church office at 281-4276  for further information.


Trinity Rhubarb Festival Cookbooks
The Trinity Rhubarb Festival Cookbook published by WELCA in 2012 has been reprinted and now includes a “Bonus Section” of new rhubarb recipes!
Books are $10.00 each and available in the church office.


“Everyone Should Walk in Their Own Shoes”
Monetary donations accepted 
Please send your gift to:

 P.O. Box
 598, Crookston MN 56716



Take the hassle out of having
to remember to write a weekly check for offering. Consider
"Simply Giving" Program.
This program is endorsed by Thrivent Federal Credit Union
and is simple to use. Just click the

"Giving a gift or offering online"
at the bottom of this section and follow the directio
to set up your easily accessible online account.
If you have any questions, please stop in
or call our office at 281-4276 .

Would you like to dedicate a
"Radio Ministry Broadcast" 
in memory of your loved one?
For a $126.00 donation, and by picking a date
of your choice, our Sunday’s Radio Broadcast will
be especially dedicated to your loved one.
For more information contact the church office.


Trinity’s National Youth Gathering Team (NYG) is raising funds for their trip to Houston in 2018. When you order food items from Schwan’s Home Delivery service, either online or by telephone, a portion of your purchase will go directly into our NYG account. 

Please use campaign #34843 when you place your order with Schwan’s. REMEMBER: You must order online or by phone! We don’t get credit for orders placed at your door! Order at www.schwans-cares.com or call 1888-724-9267

Thank you AGAIN for supporting our NYG-Houston Team, financially and with your prayers!


Radio Ministry

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