Trinity Times

December 13, 2017

TEACHER CHRISTMAS GIFT DONATIONS DUE THIS FRIDAY!

Please drop off your contributions/notes to Kim or Jennie in the school office no later than Friday, December 15 (envelopes are available in the office to fill out for your convenience). Please include your child/children's name and the specific educator(s) you would like the gifts to go to. Click here for a listing of all teachers: TEACHER LISTING

ADVENT MEALS CONTINUE...

Advent Suppers will be held in the Fellowship Hall starting at 5:30 p.m. Meals include beverage, sandwich condiments, assorted relish tray, and dessert. A free-will offering will be collected (a minimum of $3 per adult would be appreciated to help cover expenses). The menu is:

December 13

Hosted by Boy Pioneers

Ham/Turkey Subs or Hot Dogs and Potato Chowder Soup

December 20

Hosted by the Elders

Chicken Salad or Hot Dogs and Cheesey Broccoli Soup

GRADES 1-8 CHRISTMAS SERVICE INFORMATION

Saturday, December 16, 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 3:30 pm service, while the parents whose child's last name ends in M-Z attend the 5:30 pm service. The children are expected to attend both services. More details follow:

  • 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.
  • Pre-service music will start at 2:45 pm for first service & 5:00 pm for the second service. 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.

ORDER YOUR GRADES 1-8 CHRISTMAS SERVICE DVD

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

THIS WEEK AT TRINITY...

Thursday, Dec. 14: GB & BB2 BB Games @ Home

vs. Star - 4:00 & 5:00 PM

Friday, Dec. 15: GB, BB1, GA & BA BB Games @ Home

vs. St. John's/Word of Life - 4:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Monday, Dec. 18: 5th-8th Grade Canvassing Meeting - 3:00 PM

Monday, Dec. 18: Board of Ed Meeting - 6:30 PM

Thursday, Dec. 14: Grilled Cheese Sandwich

Friday, Dec. 15: Pepperoni Pizza Stick

Monday, Dec. 18: Mini Corn Dogs

Tuesday, Dec. 19: Nachos Deluxe

Wednesday, Dec. 20: Pancakes


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

UPCOMING CHRISTMAS BREAK

Trinity's Christmas break starts at Noon on Friday, December 22 (morning and afternoon busing is available; there is NO EHP in the afternoon). We will be on break through Tuesday, January 2. School will resume on Wednesday, January 3.

LEAD Concessions Coordinator Needed


SIgn-Up Genius link: Basketball Concessions


The Booster Club is for a "LEAD" concessions coordinator to head up our concession stand during the basketball season (December and January). This person will need to help get things ready for each of our home basketball games. If you are interested, please contact either Tammy Raabe or Matt Rydecki. Thank you!

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE SPECIAL UPCOMING SERVICES IN DECEMBER...

Midweek Advent Service: December 20 - 10:30 am & 6:30 pm

Grades 1-8 Christmas Services: Saturday, December 16 - 3:30 & 5:30 pm

Christmas Eve Services: Sunday, December 24 - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm & 10:00 pm

Christmas Day Service: Monday, December 25 - 9:00 am

New Year's Eve Communion Service: Sunday, December 31 - 5:30 pm

GRADE 5-8 CHRISTMAS CANVASSING

Christmas Cards Shared by TLS Grades 5-8 on 12/18

Our Evangelism Commission chairman Jason Scherer & Chairman Ted Oertel joins Pastor Oelhafen in helping TLS Grades 5-8 share their faith this Christmas. They will gather in the sanctuary on 12/18 at 3:05 pm for Evangelism training, prayer, and answering any questions (parents are welcome as well). Then, each student will be given a packet of 10 Trinity Christmas postcards (with Christmas service times) to hand deliver/mail to their family, friends, or neighbors later that day. If the student can’t think of anyone, we’d gently encourage students to simply hand deliver them to 10 homes on their street safely walking with their parents as chaperones (put in the screen door if no one is home).


We’ll gather back in the church sanctuary on the morning of 12/19 to discuss how God blessed their efforts. We pray this will help each student better understand how easy and important it is to personally share our faith with others. Extra Christmas cards are available in church office if you’d like to deliver more (one Trinity family just asked for 100 cards to deliver to homes in their neighborhood). In the past our TLS students have been amazing Christian witnesses.


Let’s be Christmas angels to share the good news of the Savior’s birth with people we’d like to see in heaven. Thanks in advance from our Trinity Evangelism Commission for your support and prayers. For more info, contact Jason Scherer at 414-517-8373.

MISSION OFFERING for churches devastated in the south by storms

So far this semester, Trinity Lutheran School has collected

$1,117.25

To God the Glory!

HELP OUR WAUKESHA NEIGHBORS WITH FOOD BARRELS

The Board of Elders have placed large food barrels to collect food on Trinity’s Campus as part of our Good Samaritan effort to benefit our Waukesha Food Pantry. From now until 12/31, please bring your non-perishable, non-expired food items (such as cereal, canned foods, mac & cheese, etc.) to help feed our 1,200 hungry neighbors who come to the Pantry every week. Contact Elder Linus Bell for more info: 262-501-0546. Our Savior has told us: “Love one another” (John 13:34). Thanks for your kind support!


Click here for needed items: FOOD PANTRY

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 about these events:

2017-2018 Bible Classes (various – men’s, women’s, Sunday morning, BIC)

Trinity You Tube Channel

TLS WEBSITE

You can view the following information/forms on our school website for the 2017-2018 school year:

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

Yearly School Calendar

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

Athletic Forms

Parent & Athlete Concussion Agreement

Medication Administration Consent Form

Pre-Planned Absences

Singing Schedule

Background Check