Announcements and Activities

MID-WEEK LENT SOUP AND SERVICES:  After you eat some delicious soup, join us in the sanctuary for worship. Wednesday evenings at Trinity this Lent will begin with a simple meal of soup and bread at 6:15. We will then move to the sanctuary around 7pm for evening prayer. Our theme this spring/Lent will be Reflection and Healing. There will be music, silence, scripture, and prayer. Join us for one or all of these midweek services, Wednesdays, March 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, and invite your family, friends, and neighbors to join us.

LIVING OUR BAPTISM RETREAT:  Take a deep breath this Lent with a retreat on living our baptism.  Small group sharing, prayer, singing, journaling, Scripture, good food, and loving people around us as we encounter Christ active in our lives and we follow Martin Luther’s good advice to daily renew our baptism.  April 5-6, 2019.  Friday 6-9pm and Saturday 8am-7:30pm.  Cost: free and you will be well fed: dinner Friday and breakfast/lunch/dinner on Saturday.  Invite your friends. Sign up in the narthex.

COME MEET KELLY PREBOSKI our new executive director at Luther Heights!  Kelly is excited to meet you and learn more about her new camp family.  She will also share a bit about herself and her vision for Luther Heights in the future.  So if you go up for the Women’s Retreat, or just send your kids to camp or if you’ve never been to Luther Heights but are curious….please join us!!  All are welcome.  March 31 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. at Metzger’s home (4415 Gunsmoke Lane)

MARCH 31ST  is “Canned Meat Sunday”  Luke 15. Jesus talks about the lost son who was willing to eat what the pigs ate.  He went home and his father celebrated by killing a calf for a feast.  Please bring canned meats for our pantry.

WOMEN’S LUNCHEON:  The Trinity Women’s Luncheon for March will be 11:30 a.m. Tues,, Mar. 26th at Sizzler in Nampa.  Please contact Mary Braudrick to RSVP.

EASTER EGG CANDY:  We will have an egg hunt at Trinity as part of our Easter celebration. If you are willing and able to donate candy for the eggs, please have it to the church office by Wednesday, April 10. Thank you!

PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN KIDS – During the sermon, hymn of the day, Creed, and Prayers of the Intercession (the time when it is hardest to sit still!) our youngest worshipers are invited to join Amanda Hanson for a story and lesson in the Sunday School classroom.

CAMPERSHIP FUNDS: This year, Trinity is committed to paying for every kid who wants to attend Luther Heights. Please register your camper and put a copy of the enrollment confirmation email in Joyce Becht’s box at church. If you register by April 15, the church church will cover the $50 registration fee. We do ask that families cover things like horseback riding and the cost-difference for a specialized camp like canoe camp. There is no campership form to fill out this year. Questions? Talk with Pastor Meggan or Joyce.

POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS:  Announcing the 2019  Powerful Tools for Caregivers!  Thanks to our sponsors and dedicated volunteers, 2019 brings new class times Free of Charge.  Registration is now open.  Tuesday, March 5- April 9th, 1:30-4:00 p.m. @ Trinity  Please contact Julie Haugen at (208) 442-1189 for more information and Melissa Radloff, (208) 947-4282 to register.

EMAILS: If you aren’t receiving emails of church notices and the monthly Epistle and would like to, please leave your email address on the attendance sheet or with the office, and you will be added to the distribution list.

Julie Haugen is sending cards to members who have lost someone or are hospitalized, and in other circumstances in which a card may be appropriate.  Please contact Julie if you know of a situation that may apply.