Trinity Tidings December 20th

Posted on: December 20th, 2020 by Brad Peterson

Trinity Tidings

December 20, 2020


Christmas Eve Worship will be held at the following times: 9 am, 2 pm, 4:30 pm, 7:00 pm, 9:00 pm.  Reservations are required.  To make one, click on this link:  The 4:30 pm and 9:00 pm services will be live streamed on our Facebook page. You can also call the church office to make a reservation.2 PM AND 4:30 PM SERVICES ARE CURRENTLY FULL

Christmas Day Worship will be at 9 am.  Reservations are not required.

Worship on December 27th will be online only.

No Wednesday worship on December 23rd and December 30th.

Support the Women of Trinity! Help the Women of Trinity, who lost all their fundraisers this year, by donating to them.  You can make your donation in honor or memory of your favorite baker.  As a bonus, if we raise $500 by December 27th, PB will put “PB says Go Pack Go” on the electronic sign on January 3rd, the next Bears-Packers game! 

2021 Offering Envelopes are available for pick-up.

Sign-up for Snow Removal!  Follow this link to sign-up to keep our doors and sidewalks free from snow!  Snowblower available for use!

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“Now to God who is able to strengthen you . . .” Romans 16:25

   Christmas is almost here and for many, it will look very different.  I could tell you all about how different it may be, from worship to family gatherings to more.  But frankly, you know all that.  It is pretty obvious.

  Rather, I’d like to take a moment to talk about the gift that you are receiving this Christmas. And yes, Jesus is a gift you are receiving this Christmas, the gift of salvation and hope and love.  But I want to talk about a gift you have had, maybe a gift that you didn’t realize.  The gift of strength.

  I’m not talking about physical strength, the kind you grow in your muscles through exercise and weight lifting.  I’m talking about strength of the spirit.  Frankly, it is a gift that I have seen in so many of you these past months. 

   You have endured much.  We have endured much.  The pandemic.  Social upheaval.  Vicious politics.  The inability to gather with family and friends.  So many things cancelled, rescheduled, and postponed.  Add to that the normal difficulties of life.  Death of a loved one.  Health issues.  Concerns regarding financial stability.  Stress.  Worry.  More.

   You have endured much.  But you have survived.  You have.  You are here because you have been given the gift of strength from your loving and gracious God.  God has strengthened you in your spirit.  You are have survived.  You are here.  I have seen it.  I have felt it.  My friends, you are strong.  You are strong because the Lord is strengthening you. 

   And because of this, you can and have survived anything.  You can keep going, no matter how long the pandemic goes, no matter what life throws at you, you can keep going because God in Jesus Christ gives you strength.  You are stronger than you think because your strength doesn’t come from you alone.  It comes from the Lord. 

   No matter what happens in the next weeks, month, or year, you can handle anything.  You are strong.  You will survive.  Take a moment this Christmas to give thanks for your Savior Jesus Christ and the strength of spirit that you have been given.  May God bless you and be with you this day and always!

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