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March 29, 2015


Maundy Thursday Communion Service 10 am or 7pm

Good Friday Tenebrae Service 7pm



Sunrise Service with Communion 7am

Easter Breakfast 8:15am

Sunday School & Bible Class 9:15am

Easter Celebration Service with Communion 10:45am


REMEMBER to turn your Lenten Cross around this coming Saturday or Sunday to proclaim the resurrection of Jesus.                                                                  Outreach Ministry Team


HELPING HANDS  Holy Trinity’s next time to volunteer at Helping Hands in Bentonville is April 11th. There are different opportunities to help: Heavy lifting with accepting donations, Cashier, Jewelry counter and help on the floor. There is a sign-up sheet on the bulletin board in the narthex.


FEED MY SHEEP  Our next Feed my Sheep will be Easter Sunday. When you are shopping this week throw in a couple extra items for the pantry.


THE LUTHERAN HOUR   Today on KURM (790AM) at 12:30: Speaker Emeritus of The Lutheran Hour: Rev. Ken Klaus: "Show Me" Jesus really did die and three days later He really did conquer death through His resurrection. (John 19:17-18)

Holy Trinity Bible Studies


9:30-10:30am in Classroom 1a – Acts (or About this New Thing Called "Church") - Led by Ernie Yonkers

9:30-10:30am Connections Class in Classroom 1b

                - Led by Pastor Besel (Next class on April 12 – Lesson 7)

9:30-10:30am “A study of the Gospel of Matthew”

 – Led by Pam Pickett

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

Bible Study by Beth Moore “Children of the Day” 1 & 2 Thessalonians

- Led by Libby Garner

9:30-10:30am Men’s Bible Study

- “The Journey”

- Led by Dave Lehenbauer


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

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


1st & 3rd Tuesdays at 2pm in

 Classroom 1 – Led by Pastor Bernthal


Wednesdays at 3pm in

 Room 2 – Led by Mary Girshner & Peggy Jones


THANK YOU  I Would like to thank all for your prayers, cards and phone calls. Your concerns for me before, during and after my surgery has meant so much to us.    Dave See


PRAYER SQUARES  are located in the narthex on the sofa table. Please help yourself and take one for a friend. These are to hold as you pray. These are nice to carry in your pocket or purse to share as needed. These can be made from scraps of yarn. If you are willing to make some, contact Mary for directions.  Contact: Mary Hartwig 

CRAFTER'S DAY OUT, Saturday, April 18, 9am-9pm   Mission Crafts will sponsor an entire day of crafting, fellowship and fun on Saturday, April 18th. We will meet in the Life Center from 9am to 9pm. This is a "drop in" event, so you can come when you want, stay as long as you like and leave when you feel like it. You can spread out on a table and work on your own craft projects or enjoy craft demonstrations and learn something new, including crochet, clay bead jewelry, make your own greeting cards, cross stitch and more. There will be supply kits available for purchase at some of the demonstrations if you want to make and take a certain craft.
     We will also have an area set up where you can help with the Scripture book project and learn about the work that Mission Crafts is doing with your used greeting cards.
    This is a FREE event and we welcome everyone to come. We ask that you bring a snack of some kind to add to our Snack Buffet to share. There will be a soup supper served about 5pm. If you want to bring a crockpot of soup, feel free.
     Also, if YOU are a crafter and want to do a presentation, contact Mary at This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it and we will reserve a table and time slot for you. This is a community outreach event sponsored by Holy Trinity Mission Crafts.


WHERE’S PASTOR BESEL?  Pastor Besel attended a Leadership Class in Utah this weekend.  He is visiting his brother in Pocatello, ID today and returning tomorrow.

CONFIRMATION PARENTS  - Grades are ready for Parent/Pastor/Student conferences.  Make arrangements with Pastor Besel.


HOLY TRINITY OUTREACH PLANS  We have several events planned for the coming year. In February we collected items for the Arkansas Children's Shelter, in March we participated in Feed the Funnel to help feed the hungry in NWA. We plan to start a one on one visitation program to a nursing home; we will have more prayer walking events; one, maybe two, ice cream give aways at Roger's parks. In August, we also plan to participate in the Frisco Festival again. At Thanksgiving we will be providing treats to the Rogers Parks and Rec Department; at Christmas we plan to have the Angel tree and the Parade float again. Please prayerfully consider which events you will participate in. Most of these only require a couple of hours commitment. We are all commanded to Share His Gospel and Care for Others.

Other events may be added during the year. If you have an idea for an Outreach event please contact the Outreach Ministry Team -Jen Yonkers and Craig Hanson. You can take a leadership role for the event or we will find someone to follow up on your idea.  We will do as many events as possible, but we need the participation of the congregation to be successful. Please pray for the Holy Trinity Outreach Program. The Outreach Ministry Team


LIFE THOUGHTS   “A Christian father will also serve as spiritual priest of the family. As such he is to nourish the souls of the children, teaching them about the Lord, His will for their lives, and about His loving, gracious, and merciful ways.” Rev. Mark Gullerud, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Bowdle, South Dakota


THRIVENT CHOICE DOLLARS  March 31st is the deadline to direct where your 2014 Thrivent Choice Dollars go. For information on how to direct Choice Dollars see the insert on the bulletin board. If you have any questions contact Chrissy Dunlap, Dean Eisma or Steven Schmitt.


PRAYER SHAWLS  We have prayer shawls for family and friends that are going through a difficult time, such as, sickness, surgery, divorce, the death of a loved one or any stressful time. These are mail-able in a large envelope. We also invite those of you who knit or crochet to help make these. Contact Mary Hartwig for directions.  If you need help obtaining a prayer shawl please contact: Mary Hartwig or Jen Yonkers.



Living Savior, Bethel Heights

For the future direction of the congregation under an intentional interim pastor.


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Pray for true reconciliation and for the religious and ethnic bondages to be broken – these can only happen through the power of Christ.


Local Ministry: 

   Faith Family Builders Church

   Rev. Tim Horton


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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