Worship this Week
This weekend we celebrate the Baptism of Our Lord.

Come and worship:
  • Saturday at 5:30 pm
  • Sunday at 8:30 am - Jazz Band will play
  • Sunday at 10:00 am - Jazz Band will play
  • Wednesday at 6:00 pm
Let Your Light Shine Kickoff Cook-Off - Jan. 13
Bring your best chili (or something to eat with chili) to the fellowship hall after the 10:00 am worship service on January 13 . We’ll share a meal and kick off a season of prayer and discipleship that runs during the season after Epiphany, January 6-March 3.
Realign Personal Money Management - Register Now
Realign is an 8-week personal money management workshop that begins Jan. 21, 6:30-8:00 pm.   Click here to register. The class is $40; scholarships are available.
Facilitators include Lon Hopkey, Kelly Bennett, Andy Pollock and Joey Beech. They each bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with participants.
The Realign class will teach you to change how you think about money, God and yourself. Register today! 
Caring for God's Creation
The Advocacy Team is focusing on Caring for God’s Creation in 2019. Check out the Recycling Display at the Red Wall this month for a review of what can and cannot be recycled. Reusable “Holy Trinity Caring for God’s Creation” bags are available for a donation of $2 which can be placed in the Resource Center box or at the Kiosk.
Adult Learning
The new adult learning series is “Becoming Christian All Over Again.” Adult learning with Pastor Tim is on Wednesday evenings in room 200 at 7:00 pm. There is no need to register - just show up for learning and conversation!
Small Discoveries Preschool
The preschool will have an open house on Thursday, January 10, 6-7:30 pm. Come see our classrooms, meet our teachers, pickup registration materials, and learn more about how we use hands-on, active learning to give your child the best start to their education.
Click here to learn more about our preschool. Contact preschool director Holly Randell (515-964-4348 ext. 219) with any questions or to schedule a tour.
LifeLine Screening - March 7
Life Line Screening, a leading provider of community-based preventive health screenings, will offer their affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on March 7 . Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to stroke risk; and a bone density screening, for men and women, used to assess the risk of osteoporosis. Register for a Wellness Package which includes 4 vascular tests and osteoporosis screening from $149 ($139 with our member discount). All five screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete.  In order to register for this event and to receive a $10 discount off any package priced above $129, please call 1-888-653-6441 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com/communitycircle  or text the word circle to 797979
Subscribe to Living Lutheran
It's time to renew or sign up for  Living Lutheran  magazine.This special offer of $9 (subscriptions are normally $19.95) is available only once a year. To subscribe, please pick up a subscription form at the Welcome Desk or email Sara Rademacher by Jan. 28.
Holy Trinity Food Pantry
The Holy Trinity Food Pantry is in need of the following items:
  • Canned soup (any variety except chicken noodle and tomato)
  • Personal care items, including shampoo, deodorant, etc.
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Grocery bags (place in the grocery carts)
  • Recently purchased ground beef, chicken or other mainstay meats that are in 1-2 pound packages and have an easy-to-read date on them. Take them directly to the freezer in the Fellowship Hall, next to the Hearty Blessings freezer. 
Please continue your generous support.  Credit/debit card donations can be placed at the Giving Station located in the Narthex.  Your monetary, food and personal care gifts are an outreach of God's love to the Ankeny community.
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
517 SW Des Moines St
Ankeny, IA 50023

Worship Schedule
Saturdays: 5:30 pm
Sundays: 8:30 and 10:00 am
Wednesdays: 6:00 pm