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July 27, 2014


VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL STARTS TONIGHT  We will start each night at 5:30 with a meal. Activities will be 6-8pm. Check out the Bulletin Board in the Narthex. There are plenty of ways you can help. There is a list of volunteer options on the board. All of the areas are easy and rewarding. The stations have manuals with a script of what you would need to do nightly: One-of-a-Kind Bible Adventures (bible story), KidVid Cinema (show a DVD & discuss it), Closing (a refresher of what they learned and give a highlight for the next night). The Crew leaders help children go to each of the stations. There are also donations slips on the board. Take a slip, purchase the item and bring it back to church. Prayerfully consider helping with this great outreach to our community. Last year. ¾ of the kids who attended were nonmembers. If you have any questions contact Chrissy Dunlap, Cameron Pullmann or Debra Young.


LAYMEN’S SUNDAY   We want to thank the Elders, Samuel, Cameron and LeAnn for leading the worship today.  Pastor Besel and Shirley are attending a family reunion in Missouri with Shirley’s cousins.  They will be returning on Tuesday night.  If you are in need of Pastoral Care, please contact Pastor Bernthal or Cameron.

COLLEGE SEND-OFF NEXT SUNDAY   We are working on a new list of our college students for this fall.  If you (or a son or daughter) will be attending college this fall, please send updated contact information to the church office.  Include what school they are attending, the grade, address and phone number.  You can put it on a Connection card or email it to This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .  We will have College Send-Off Sunday on August 3. Do not assume that we already have you on the college list!

THE LUTHERAN HOUR   Today on KURM (790AM) at 12:30: Speaker Emeritus of The Lutheran Hour: Rev. Ken Klaus: "Nothing" Nothing in all of creation can separate you from the love of God which is yours in Jesus Christ. (Romans 8:38-39)


Holy Trinity Bible Studies


9:30-10:30am in Classroom 1

“Knowing God” 

- Led by Pastor Besel (today by Ernie Yonkers)

9:30-10:30am in Conference Room - Women

Bible Study “Beloved Disciple” The Life and Ministry of John

- Led by Libby Garner

1st & 3rd Sundays at 5:30pm – Sunday Night Bible Study meets in various homes.


2nd & 4th Mondays at 6:30pm - Rotating

Hostesses: Herb & Shirley Bernthal, Spike & Dolores Hermes, Joe & Barbara Raleigh and Lloyd & Maxine Reihman - Led by Vern Schaefer


CONFIRMATION STUDENTS   We will be starting to organize the 7th and 8th grade confirmation class for this fall in the next few weeks.  If you have a 7th grade student for the class, please let Pastor Besel know.  His email is This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .


SEEKING VOLUNTEER HOST FAMILIES FOR FOREIGN STUDENTS IN BERRYVILLE  Students range in age from 15 to 18, will be a part of your family while attending BV High. For a culturally rewarding experience of a life time please call Jennifer Veblen (479) 200-8213 or  e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Please check out


THANK YOU  On  behalf of the Fellowship Committee we wish to thank everyone who participated in the set-up and cleanup, provided for food, and helped with serving for the meals on Unity Sunday and for Wayne's memorial service. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

FEED MY SHEEP  Next Sunday is Feed My Sheep Sunday. When you are shopping this week pick up a couple extra items for the Food Pantry. Thank you for all of your help showing God’s love to our neighbors.


CARDS  The Holy Trinity card group will meet again at 6:30 pm on Friday, August 2, 2014 for another evening of food, fun, and fellowship. As usual bring your favorite snack to share and your own beverage. Coffee will be provided. The game is Double Deck Pinocle and we usually finish by around 9 pm or so. Come and join the fun. The food is great and its always a fun filled evening.


MASTER CALENDAR  Do you have an activity coming up? Make sure to mark it on the Master Calendar in the workroom. The calendar is on the wall inside the door next to the mailboxes. The Master Calendar is what we go use to do the monthly Clarion and to know what events are going on. If an event is not on the master calendar then you are not guaranteed the time or room.

LIFE THOUGHTS  “Yes, fathers today need godly models, but more than that, we need forgiveness. Thankfully, God has provided us with both.” Ryan C. MacPherson, associate professor of history at Bethany Lutheran College, Mankato, Minnesota – A “Life Quote” from Lutherans For Life ·


FRISCO DAYS HELP  As an Outreach we plan to have a booth at the Frisco Days Festival in Rogers on Friday August 22 and Saturday August 23.  The Festival is for 18 hours. We need help in the booth. If you would help for an hour or two or more, that would be great.  Please sign up in the narthex or let Jen Yonkers or Pat Rader know. This is a fun way to do some outreach. Please consider giving some of your time.

Face Painters wanted: If you are a face painter and are willing to face paint at the festival, please let us know. You can work as many hours as you like.

We asked for and received some suggestions for our booth. We plan to have helium balloons with our church name on them. We have stuffed animals to give away or as prizes for games. We also will have our prayer squares available with the church business card attached. Thank you all who made suggestions for the booth. More ideas are welcome! If you have an idea please share it with us! A wide variety of activities will attract a wider variety of people. This is a great way to share our church with others.

Contact: Jen Yonkers and Pat Rader


Wayne Louis Launderville  was born on May 12, 1941 to Louis and Lorraine Launderville in St. Paul, Minnesota.   He was baptized into the Christian faith on June 1, 1941 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in St. Paul.  He was confirmed also at St. Bernard’s on May 7, 1950.  After growing up in St. Paul, Minnesota, he married Karen Ochsendorf on June 11, 1980 in Atlanta, Georgia.  That marriage ended in divorce in 2010.  He was then united in marriage to Elaine Phillips on October 22, 2011 at the Slate Gap Schoolhouse in Glade, Arkansas.  He was an owner /operator for Allied Van Lines for a number of Years. He was a volunteer fireman for the NEBCO Fire Department.  He also worked for the Lost Bridge Village and moved boat docks.  Wayne was very active at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Rogers for the past 17 years.  Wayne died on July 18, 2014 at Circle of Life Legacy Village in Bentonville, Arkansas after a short stay at Concordia Nursing Home in Bella Vista, Arkansas at the age of 73 years, 2 months, and 6 days.   He was preceded in death by his parents.  He is survived by his wife Elaine of the home; his sister, Judy (Jim) Buss of St. Paul, Minnesota; son, Brian Launderville of St. Paul, Minnesota; daughter, Barb (Dan) Peterson of North Branch, Minnesota; a grandson, Zack (Anna) Launderville of Buffalo, Minnesota and granddaughter, Brianna Lynn of Rush City, Minnesota and by three great grandchildren.  His funeral service was on Tuesday morning here at Holy Trinity.



Our Redeemer, Berryville

Pray for God’s blessings and guidance for their ministry so that they are able to show God’s love to the people in their community.


<strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Comic Sans MS"; color: black">Nation of World:</span></strong><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; color: black"> </span></strong><strong><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Comic Sans MS"; color: black">Bermuda</span></strong>
<span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: "Comic Sans MS"">Pray for unity among the denominations, that they may work together for the benefit of this country and for God's kingdom.</span>
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Local Ministry: 

    Rev.  Jim Dixon , Word of Life Fellowship and Benton County Sheriff Chaplain


Pray also for all our Military, especially Tyler Boyd who is stationed in California, Jake Button who is in the National Guard and Andy Boyd who is in the Air Force.  Also remember Gavin Rodgers, the grandson of Ken Rader, who is stationed in Japan and Robert Sabatini who is Pat Rader’s son who is also in the National Guard. 



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