Weekly News


Sunday, January 29
8:30 - 8:45 am
    Individual Confession
9:00 am Worship
10:00 am Fellowship
10:30 am SS/Youth
10:30 am Voters’ Assembly Meeting

Monday, January 30
5:30 - 6:30 pm Individual Confession
6:30 pm Bible Class

Wednesday, February 1
6:00 pm Meal
6:30 pm Bible Class/Ringers/Catechism
7:00 pm Choir
7:45 pm Praise Team

Thursday, February 2
5:00 - 5:30 pm
   Individual Confession
6:00 pm Worship
7:00 pm Board Meetings
8:15 pm Church Council

Friday, February 3
9:00 am - Noon Pastor      
           Boehme’s Office Hours

Sunday, February 5
8:30 - 8:45 am
    Individual Confession
9:00 am Worship
10:00 am Fellowship
10:30 am SS/Youth/Bible Class
6:30 - 7:30 pm FUEL Zoom Baking


Today during fellowship hour we will be celebrating December and January Baptismal Birthdays.  Please join us at the front table for a special treat.

There will be a Voters’ Assembly meeting today at 10:30 am in the fellowship hall after the fellowship time.  Please join us.

There have been a few event/activity thoughts running through my mind and a few brought up by other parents.  I’d like to get together with as many parents and teens as possible on Sunday, February 12 starting at 10:30am to talk about those ideas and what it would take to get some of them ‘off the ground’.

Take a dive into some cold water on Sunday, February 26 from 1-3:30pm and help raise funds for Camp Omega’s family and adult ministry.  Form a team, register, raise funds, and have fun changing lives.  Funds raised by this event will help families, kids, and adults encounter Jesus.  The impact of this event is felt through the winter, summer, and entire year of Camp Omega’s ministry.
Go to www.campomega.org and search under ‘events’ for "Camp Omega Plunge” for mor information and to register.

The annual Valentine’s Banquet will be held Saturday, February 11th from 5:30 - 8:00 pm.  We hope you will join us for a night of delicious food (prepared by talented members of Trinity), fellowship, and musical entertainment.  Tickets will be available on Sunday, Jan 22, 29th, and Feb. 4th after church (or contact Bobbi Schmidtke at 507-581-2155)  Ticket prices are $16.00 per person.  Invite your family and friends to join us!!

The Valentine's banquet committee is asking for donations for door prizes.  Do you have a special talent and you have created something you would like to share with others, do you have home canned goods you think others would enjoy or would you like to donate something else.  Please contact Bobbi Schmidtke (507) 581-2155 if you are willing to donate a prize for our banquet.  Thank You for your help in making this a special event for our congregation!

We would like to thank the Fellowship committee and congregation for remembering us at Christmas time with special gifts and wishes.  Was so good to Darlene and Barb’s smiling faces on a cold winter day!  God’s blessings to all in 2023!  Duane and Linda Hutton

Sunday, February 26 starting at 3:00 pm will be the family sledding day event at Carleton College sledding hill.  Meet at Carleton with your sledding gear.  When we are done sledding, we’ll head over to the church for pizza.  This is an event for the whole congregation.  If you are staying for pizza, the cost is $5 for 5th grade and older, $3 for kids age 5 through 4th grade.  Kids age 5 and younger will be free.  The maximum cost for one household will be $20.  Hope to see you there!

“Issues, Etc. 2023 - Making the Case” conference has been announced.  It will be held June 16 & 17 on the campus of Concordia Chicago in River Forest, IL.  The speakers for this conference are:
Mark Hemingway of RealClear Investigations
Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist
LCMS President Matthew Harrison
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone
Kyle Mann of The Babylon Bee
Rev. Peter Bender of the Concordia Catechetical Academy
Rev. Will Weedon of The Word of the Lord Endures Forever

Early bird registration is $140 and includes 3 meals.  Attendance is limited to 500.  Here is the site to go for registration:  
Kurt and Barb Anderson have attended a number of these conferences if you wish to ask them about specifics.

Habitat for Humanity is looking for some help.  They are in need of people to provide lunch for the workers in Faribault. Deb Thomforde has done this in the past and she said it went well.  If you can sign up to bring lunch, that would be great.  They are also looking for help from any groups, churches, friends, etc.  If you are not able to provide lunch, they will also accept donations of a gift card or pre-made lunch that can be stored in the freezer.  It’s just lunch so it doesn’t have to be fancy.  If you would like to sign up, talk to Lisa Martinson for how to register online.  If you would like to donate gift cards or donations towards lunch, please send these to:  Habitat for Humanity, 204 7th St W, PMB 128, Northfield, MN  55057.  Put a note in with the donation that it is going toward lunch for the workers.

to everyone who came to the Soup and Chili Cookoff on Sunday, January 15.  We had over 30 people, 8 different chili choices and 2 different soup choices!  Congratulations to Colleen Gottsch for her winning soup and to Ruthie Wagner for her winning chili.  What a fun afternoon!

All men are invited to attend the men’s Bible Study on Saturday mornings at 7:30 am.  Starting on January 28, we will be studying the subject of heaven.  Please join us!

Just a reminder that our pictorial directory photo dates are fast approaching!  We will be having family photography on Feb. 7 & 8.  Appointment times are filling up so hurry and schedule your time.  Just for participating you will receive a complimentary 8x10 portrait and a church directory.  You will review your images right away and have the opportunity to purchase family portraits.  There are several different ways to sign up - online (see the brochure in the weekly), after worship services DCE Lisa will be in the fellowship hall to help anyone who needs assistance, or you may call the church office during the week and someone can help sign you up.



Sunday, January 15                         



Scripture Readings

February 5, 2023
The Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany
Isaiah 58:3-9a
1 Corinthians 2:1-16
Matthew 5:13-20


People Serving at Trinity

This Week - January 29, 2023
   Pastor - Rev. Dr. Brent Klein   
  Communion Assistant - Pastor Boehme
  Ushers - Group E /  Acolyte - Lillian Criswell
  Worship Camera - Josh Wagner
  Greeters - Kurt Anderson, Bryce Skaar
  Snow Removal-January 29 to February 4 -
                             Brent Casmey

Next Week - February 5, 2023        
  Pastor - Rev. Dr. Brent Klein   
  Communion Assistant - John Greenfield
  Ushers - Group F / Acolyte - Elijah Wagner
  Worship Camera - Brent Casmey
  Greeters - John Pfeiffer
  Snow Removal-February 5 to 11 - Dan Wett
  February Counting Team - Larry & Joan Pralle
                                         Bryce Skaar
  February Altar Guild - Mary Vogt, Becky DeMann,        
                                      Brenda Niebuhr


Phone:  507-645-4438        
                       Website:  www.trinitynorthfield.org
Rev. Dr. Brent Klein, Pastor - pastor.klein@trinitynorthfield.org
Rev. Dr. Armand J. Boehme - pastor.boehme@trinitynorthfield.org
Lisa Martinson, DCE - dce.lisa@trinitynorthfield.org
Dana Criswell, secretary - secretary@trinitynorthfield.org


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                                  9:00 am to 2:00 pm  

                    9:00 am to 12:00 pm


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