JULY 2ND, 2017


FEED MY SHEEP  Is today. You can drop off your food donations or checks in the cart located in the Narthex. Thank you for your generosity.

CHURCH OFFICES Will be closed this Tuesday July 4th in honor of our nations birthday. Happy 4th to everyone and have a safe and enjoyable Holiday !

VBS REGISTRATION Is here, and the paperwork you all have been waiting for is now available. If you have a child in preschool thru 5th grade, swing on by the VBS table in the narthex and fill out a registration form for them. It can also be done online at                            


PINOCHLE CARDS  Like to play cards?  Enjoy tasty snacks?   Come play pinochle this Friday in the Fellowship Hall.  We set up at 6 pm with playing to begin at 6:30 pm.  We break for snack time & usually end up by 9 pm.  Hope to see you Friday, July 7th.

GIDEON SPEAKER NEXT SUNDAY   Next Sunday Neil Ogle from the Gideons will speak briefly at both services about their ministry.  A door offering will be taken if you wish to support this ministry of sharing Bibles in hotel rooms and other places around the world.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR   Today on KURM (790 AM) at 12:30 P.M. & The Bott Radio Network at 8 A.M. on 89.3 FM.  “Serving In The Power Of

The Spirit”   Speaker: Rev. Dr. Gregory SeltzBecause Christ has paid our debt, we are no longer captive to sin but are free to live for others, in His name.  (Romans 7:1-13)




9:30-10:30 A.M. – Pastor Besel is leading a Bible Class on the Augsburg Confession in Classroom 1

9:30-10:30 A.M. – Nicci Winters and Sabrina Isbell are leading a study entitled “Redeemed” in Classroom 6 for women of all ages.

9:30-10:30 A.M. – Women’s Bible Study entitled Believing God is led by Libby Garner in the Conference Room.

 Coming Soon:  Dave Lehenbauer

will be leading a study on “Law and Gospel” for the men.


Monday   2nd & 4th Mondays at

2:00pm. – Led by Vern Schaefer

Rotating Hostesses:  Herb &

Shirley Bernthal, Spike & Delores

Hermes, Joe & Barbara Raleigh,

Maxine Reihman, & Betty Jensen


THE GARDEN TABLE  has been set up in the Narthex.  Bring extra produce from your garden to share with others.


Vacation Bible School is an incredible ministry here at Holy Trinity. Last year we had 50 children at our VBS, with well over half not being members of this Church. VBS is a tremendous way to reach out into our community and reach some people with the Gospel. In order to do this, we need your help. Each position is pivotal in making our VBS the best it can be from Crew Leaders to Snack Makers. Please visit our table in the Narthex, check out some of the positions that are open and speak to Cameron, Cathy, or Eric about being a volunteer and helping us reach out into our community.

MANY THANKS To all for prayers, cards, calls and visits. Your consideration and concern helped sustain us. Joyce has recovered from caroided surgery. I have been informed that I am cancer free. We are blessed to be granted recovery and to be a part of a caring congregation.    ~ Bob and Joyce Bauer~


But it would be a truly Christian work, if you received sinners, if you entered into your closet and there said, in earnest prayer to the Lord: “Oh my God! Of such a person I hear so and sos, he lieth in his sins, he hath fallen. Oh, Lord, help them to rise again,” etc. This is just the way in which to receive and serve the sinner.

(Church Postils, Trinity 3)


School is out, but hunger is not. Free and reduced meal programs at schools, help feed thousands of kids in Northwest Arkansas who rely on this program to be able to eat during the summer months. There are several summer hunger programs in the four county area that are dedicated to serving children in need. For more information about this program you can contact the NWA Food Bank for locations and times @ 479-872-8774.

LIFE QUOTES “We must be diligent and unceasing in prayer for our land, for the church, people, governments, and culture-to repent, seek God’s forgiveness, turn from wicked ways, and prosper by hearing the saving message of the Gospel which leads to life everlasting.”

*Lynette Auch, President of Lutherans For Life* A Life Quote From Lutherans For Life- If you wish to support this group, go to their web site : www.lutherans for life.org

NOAH’S ARK TOUR   It is official we have our minimum required travelers for the Noah's Ark trip.

We will welcome more if you decide to come along.   Please let us know as soon as you can and we will send you more information. Friends are welcome to travel with

us.  Payment is due by a week from tomorrow, July 10th.  For questions or information call Shirley Bernthal at  631-9971 or Pat Rader at 644-4153.

ENDOWMENT AND MEMORIAL COMMITTEE PROPOSAL   As part of our long-range plan, the task force and Church Council are making recommendations to the Voters for the July 16 meeting to simplify the Endowment Committee section of the By-laws, the bring the structure into line with the rest of the By-laws, and to expand the scope of the committee by including memorial funds under their oversight.  Copies of the proposed version is available on the table in the Narthex for people to take home and study before the Voters’ Meeting.



A Christian is a mind through which Christ thinks,

A heart through which Christ loves,

A voice through which Christ speaks, and

A hand through which Christ helps.

—E. C. McKenzie


July 2nd-9th, 2017



Communion                                                       8:00am

Bible Classes/Sunday School                          9:30am

Handbell Choir                                                         9:30am

Communion                                                        10:45am



Cameron’s Day Off



Offices Closed



News and Notes Due                                           12:00pm

Staff Meeting                                                 12:00pm

ATG                                                                 4-7:00pm



Pastor’s Day Off

Assemble Bulletin                                          1:00pm

Pinochle                                                            6:30pm



Worship                                                               8:00am

Bible Study/Sunday School                        9:30am

Handbell Choir                                               9:30am

Worship                                                         10:45am



Circuit Church:  ST. JOHN,       FAYETTEVILLE: Pray that God would guide the outreachof the congregation and the assimilation of new members.


Church Ministry Team:                     CHURCH OFFICE STAFF: Pray for a smooth transition in the Church Offices as a new office helper will be starting soon to replace Kim who needed to resign for family reasons.                                                                                      


Pray also for our Military:           Especially Jake Button, who is in the National Guard, and Andy Boyd who is in the Air Force.  Also remember, Shawn Gibson, son of Harry and Ann Gibson, serving in the U.S. Navy.