Trinity Times

December 5, 2018

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EARLY CHILDHOOD (PRE-K/KINDERGARTEN) CHRISTMAS SERVICE PROGRAM IS THIS SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, AT 5:30 PM

ADVENT SERVICES/SUPPERS START TODAY!

Advent services: Wednesday, December 5, through Wednesday, December 19. Plan to come and worship at 3:45 and stay for dinner, or come for dinner at 4:45 and stay for evening service at 6:30. Food will be served from 4:45 to 6:15.


Enjoy warm comfort food with live music in our fellowship hall. Come and bring a friend for some food and fellowship!


Wednesday, 12/5: Chili, Potato Bar and Soup prepared and served by Trinity’s Fellowship and Evangelism Committees

Wednesday, 12/12: Taco Bar and more served by Trinity’s Thursday Morning Ladies Bible Study Group

Wednesday, 12/19: Hot Ham & Cheese Sandwiches served by the Adult Choir

TEEN (GRADES 7-12) EVENT - CHRISTMAS TREE DECORATING/PIZZA PARTY TOMORROW, DECEMBER 6

Meet in the Sanctuary after school for directions and have some fun getting into the Christmas spirit! Afterwards, enjoy some pizza and fun with friends. PARENTS INVITED TOO! (we could use 3-4 to assist for sure!) Please RSVP to Mrs. Reinke at youthgroup@trinitywels.com or call/text 414-254-3397.so we can order enough pizza.


**Please Note: The Dinner/Movie night scheduled for December 8 has been cancelled.

ATTENTION 8TH GRADE FAMILIES (PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL OPEN HOUSES):

WAUKESHA SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL

4-1 E. Roberta Ave.

Wednesday, December 5, 6-8 PM

- Check out the Engineering & Health Academy, as well as other curriculum opportunities.


WAUKESHA WEST HIGH SCHOOL

3301 Saylesville Road

Monday, December 10 - 6- 8 PM

- check out all the course offerings, extracurriculars, athletics, etc.

TEACHER/DAYCARE CHRISTMAS GIFTS

The Christmas season is here and Trinity's Parent Council is once again asking you to please help us thank our hardworking and dedicated Trinity school teachers and childcare staff. We are asking you, our school families, to contribute whatever you can monetarily (cash, checks) in appreciation for the invaluable Christian education being provided to our children. A brief note of thanks or drawing will be equally appreciated.


Please drop your gifts in either the school office or daycare no later than Friday, December 14 (envelopes are available in both locations for your convenience). Please include your child/children's name and use the handy checkboxes to specify the educator(s) for whom your gift is intended. If you have any questions, please reach out to either John or Liesl Ross (262-574-0402) who are coordinating this effort on behalf of the Parent Council.


Yours in Christ,

John and Liesl Ross

LUTHERAN GIRL PIONEERS STARTING THIS MONTH FOR GRADES K-8!

Attention K- 8 Girls and Parents: Our Lutheran Pioneer Train (BOYS) invites you to join us for a special night as a kick off to Lutheran Girl Pioneers. All current Boys enrolled and anyone wanting to try us out, you are invited! This is our regular meeting night and only meeting in December.


The evening will have numerous special activities...a devotion, Christmas hymn and Carol sing along, treats, crafts and projects for all ages! A busy evening is planned!


6:30 to 7:45 pm in Trinity's Fellowship Hall on Tuesday, December 11!

Questions: James Frederick (Trainmaster Trinity Lutheran Pioneers (Boys) jmf@uwm.edu or fernstratus@gmail.com

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES:

  • 12/5 - Advent Services - 3:45 & 6:30 PM; Advent Supper - 4:45 PM-6:15 PM
  • 12/6 - Board Game Club - 3:45 PM; Youth Group Christmas Tree decorating/Pizza Party - 3:30 PM
  • 12/7 - Basketball games AWAY @ St. John's Tosa (see Athletic calendar) - 4:00-8:00 PM
  • 12/8 - Early Childhood (Pre-K/Kind) Christmas Service - 5:30 PM
  • 12/10 - Girls B2 Triangular @ St. Paul's Muskego - 4:00 PM
  • 12/11 - Lutheran Boys & Girls Pioneer Meeting - 6:30 PM; Booster Club Meeting - 6:30 PM; Parent Council Meeting - 7:00 PM
  • 12/12 - Advent Worship Services - 3:45 & 6:30 PM; Advent Supper - 4:45-6:15 PM
  • 12/13 - Grades K-2 Math Club - 3:45 PM
  • 12/15 - Grades 1-8 Christmas Service Program - 3:30 & 5:30 PM
  • 12/18 - Board of Ed Meeting - 6:30 PM
  • 12/19 - Advent Worship Services - 3:45 & 6:30 PM; Advent Supper - 4:45-6:15 PM

GRADES 1-8 CHRISTMAS SERVICE INFORMATION

Saturday, December 15, is the Grades 1-8 Christmas Service

at 3:30 & 5:30 pm.

Because of possible parking and seating congestion, we are encouraging parents whose child's last name ends in A-L attend the 5:30 pm service, while the parents whose child's last name ends in M-Z attend the 3:30 pm service. The children are expected to attend both services.

More details below:

  • You may arrive as early as 2:00 pm for the first service and 4:30 pm for the second service. For the first service, children are to sit with their parents until 3:10 pm, at which time they should report to their classrooms.
  • Children will receive a snack in their classrooms between the services.
  • Once the pre-service music begins, we ask that out of courtesy to the musicians, you listen quietly and silence your cell phones.
  • Pictures may be taken by the Christmas tree at the following times: 2:00-2:30 & 4:30-4:50, or after the 2nd service.
  • Students are to be picked up in their classrooms immediately after the 2nd service.

HELP NEEDED TO REACH A MILLION SOULS THIS CHRISTMAS

Did you know our WELS congregations are working together (called C18) to aggressively reach a million souls this special season to learn more of the Savior Jesus under the theme: “A Light in the Darkness”? More importantly, we want our friends, relatives, neighbors, and co-workers to learn of Jesus as Savior to go to heaven. This season, your Trinity Evangelism Commission has purchased 4,000 invite cards and 150 lawn signs as tools to help our congregation reach many people in Waukesha County. These witness tools are intended to help YOU more easily share your Christian joy and faith with others. THIS week, take an invite card (or more) and share it with someone you know (your FRAN who is your: Friends, Relatives, Associates, Neighbors) or even put it up at your gym, place of work, grocery store, etc. to welcome them to Christmas services here.


Even share the Trinity Christmas Facebook post from this past week with others!

NEW THIS YEAR – take a full-color yard sign (and stand) and immediately put it up on your lawn inviting your neighbors to Trinity this Christmas. The signs are available by the piano in the Trinity Room. The signs are FREE, but just sign up if/when you take one (name/cell). Hang on to your sign and use it NEXT year. For more info, please speak with Evangelism chairman Brad Tildahl 262-203-1272 or Pastor Oelhafen 262-442-8568.

Thursday, 12/6: Chicken Alfredo

Friday, 12/7: Pepperoni Pizza Bagel

Monday, 12/10: Make your own Sandwich

Tuesday, 12/11: Nachos Deluxe

Wednesday, 12/12: Mini Waffles


NOTE: 2nd and 3rd choices will always be PBJ and Salad Bar. Please refer to the online lunch calendar to see the side offerings.

MISSION OFFERINGS

Mission offerings can be brought to chapel each Wednesday. During the 1st semester, offerings will be given to our Russian missionaries.

Mission money collected so far: $1,490.39

Thank you!

HELP OUR WAUKESHA NEIGHBORS WITH DONATIONS OF NON-PERISHABLES

The Board of Elders have placed large food barrels to collect food on Trinity’s Campus (located at the East and West entrances of church) as part of a larger Good Samaritan effort to directly support our Waukesha Food Pantry. From now until 12/27, please bring your non-perishable, non-expired food items (bring something you and your family would like to eat such as cereal, canned foods, mac & cheese, etc. – a complete list is on the barrels) to help feed our 1200 hungry neighbors who come to the Pantry every week. Contact Elder Linus Bell for more info: 262-501-0546. Our Savior Jesus has told us: “Love one another” (John 13:34). Will you help us help our neighbors?

HOLIDAY WORSHIP SCHEDULE

Click here for Trinity's upcoming Holiday Worship Schedule.

WLHS SACRED CHRISTMAS CONCERT

The annual Sacred Christmas Concert will take place on Sunday, December 16, at 7:00 p.m. in the WLHS auditorium. The concert will feature A Cappella, Cantorei, and Freshman Choirs of WLHS, Inspiration, Jubilation Handbell Choir, Wisconsin Lutheran Children’s Choir, and numerous instrumentalists. Admission is free, and a freewill offering will be taken during the concert.

ORDER YOUR GRADES 1-8 CHRISTMAS SERVICE DVD OR BLU-RAY

Each year, the Grades 1-8 Christmas Service is recorded and parents have the opportunity to purchase a DVD or BLU-RAY. If you would like one, they are $5.00 a piece. Please bring your money to the school office. Order form coming out next week.

BASKETBALL VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES!

TLS families: Thanks for those who have signed up! There are still some spots available to help in January with scoreboard and clean-up. Please see the sign-up genius link below for details and to pick your spot. Thank you for your time - we appreciate it!! TLS Basketball Game Help

ATHLETIC PROGRAMS:

JR. VIKINGS WRESTLING

Registration is now open for the WLHS Jr. Vikings Wrestling program. Click here for details and registration: 2018-2019 Jr. Vikings Wrestling Program


Practices will begin in December and are held at Wisconsin Lutheran High School from 6:30-8:30 PM - Monday evenings. A full schedule of practices days and dates will be provided with the registration.

2019 WLHS BOYS BASEBALL CAMP

The 2019 WLHS boys baseball camp is set to take place at Wisconsin Lutheran High School’s Main Gym on Sunday, January 27, February 3, and February 10. There will be two sessions each day (Grades 2-4) from 12:00-1:00 pm and (Grades 5-8) from 1:30 pm-3:00 pm. The camp will focus on proper throwing mechanics, defensive skills, and developing the hitter’s swing. Fee is $40 and deadline to register is January 13, 2019. Click here for registration: 2019 WLHS Baseball Camp.

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH INFORMATION

Please visit the TLC website to see our Worship Schedule and information on other events!

Click on these headings to find out more information:

BIC

Trinity You Tube Channel

God's Yellow Pages

TLS WEBSITE

You can view the a short list of the following information/forms on our school website for the 2018-2019 school year. More can be found on the actual website:

TLS Website (Lunch Calendar/Athletic Calendar/Monthly School Calendar)

2018-2019 Yearly School Calendar

Power School Notices (to receive your child's academic progress and lunch balance notices)

Background Check

ALL Athletic Forms

Medication Administration Consent Form

Pre-Planned Absence Form

Singing Schedule