OCTOBER 2019
TRINITY TIDINGS
CEILING PROJECT TO BEGIN IN
SCHOOL LUNCHROOM
The third phase of the renovation of Trinity Hall – the school lunchroom – is set to begin on Oct. 9, beginning at 5 p.m.

The project will include tearing down part of the ceiling and track system and installing a new ceiling grid system.

If you are interested and are available to help take part in this project, you can sign up on the bulletin board across from the church office .

Previous renovations to Trinity Hall, which were completed this past summer, included repairing the floor and painting the walls.
TRINITY HOSTING SELECT CHOIR
Laudamus , a select choir of seminarians preparing for full-time service as pastors in The Lutheran
Church—Missouri Synod from Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, will be sharing their talents, singing at Trinity Lutheran on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. The concert is free.
Under the direction of Dr. James Marriott, the Seminary’s director of Musical Arts, the choir enjoys proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ through music.
Come and be delighted by the musical offerings of these future pastors!
ANNIVERSARY TEAM SETS CELEBRATION DATES
Starting in January 2020, Trinity Lutheran ChurchSchool will kick off its 150 th  Anniversary celebrations.
The 150 th  Anniversary Committee has planned four major celebrations throughout 2020.
The first event will be January 26, 2020, and the theme for the celebration will be Built on the Rock – Forward in Faith.
Pastor Mark Teike (pictured), who is a former Trinity Lutheran Pastor and currently serves as the Senior Pastor at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Columbus, Ind., will be the guest preacher.
On Jan. 26, there will be one Divine Service – at 9 a.m. Scott Lindholm will be sharing a history of Trinity presentation at 10:30 a.m. There will be a meal that will follow the presentation.
The other three 2020 celebrations will be May 3, Sept. 13 and Oct. 25.
The May 3 celebration will focus on music, while the Sept 13 event will focus on education.
On Oct. 25, the theme will be Grace Alone – Faith Alone – Scripture Alone. The guest preacher for Oct. 25 will be Colin Duling.
A logo for the 150 th  Anniversary has been developed by Matt Hussong and has been approved by the committee. Watch for it in future communications. 
Please remember to keep the Anniversary Committee in your prayers as they continue to plan for this wonderful and glorious event – and stay tuned for more details.
SCHOOL SURVEY RESULTS
During this past school year, Trinity Lutheran asked all school parents to give feedback through a parent satisfaction survey.
The results are in and have been guiding decisions that we are making to move forward and grow.
A portion of the survey focuses on what is very important to parents as well as things that they feel Trinity excels at.
The survey company refers to these as “Thrill Me” factors. Here is the list:

Teachers are Christian role models + Christian environment
Christian character development + Bible/Religion curriculum
Traditional values taught + School Board oversight
Communication with constituents + Staff is customer service oriented
Results of standardized tests

“I could not be more delighted with this list,” Trinity Principal Bill Meyer said. “Please
re-read the first five items on the list. The very things that set a Lutheran School apart are highly valued by our parents. It is especially gratifying that parents also believe that we do these things well."
FREEZER MEAL MINISTRY
Trinity’s Freezer Meal Ministry has a couple of freezer meal preparation dates in the works.
On Oct. 20, the Freezer Meal Ministry will be teaming up with Trinity’s High School Youth to prepare meals to restock our freezer.
On Nov. 10, the Freezer Meal Ministry will once again prepare holiday meals for those in need. Stay tuned for future requests of how you can be involved, including providing donations, meal preparation and possible families that may benefit from the holiday meals. Please remember to keep this project in your prayers.
Just a reminder, if you know of someone that could benefit from one of Trinity’s freezer meals, please contact one of Trinity’s faculty members, Pastor Vokt or Annette Casad at (563) 343-6498.
DID YOU KNOW?
TRUNK OR TREAT: Trinity's PTL is hosting a Trunk or Treat on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. If you are interested in hosting a trunk or would like more details about the event, you can email ptl@trinitydavenport.org.
BOOK FAIR WEEK: It's Book Fair Week at Trinity. The Book Fair is open in the Fellowship Hall on Thursday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Friday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
CRAFT SHOW: Trinity's annual Craft Show is set for November 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 50 vendors are expected. In addition to the crafts, come join us for lunch, which includes homemade soups and hot apple dumplings.
CHOIR DIRECTOR: Melissa Pauling, who is one of Trinity's kindergarten teachers, has accepted the position of Trinity's choir director.
YOUTH SPACE: Trinity's Youth will be showing off its new dedicated space - located in the former Deaf Ministry worship area across from the gym - on Oct. 6. Also, on Oct. 6, the Youth will be having a Coffee Bar.
OCTOBER DATES
OCTOBER 10-11: No school because teachers will be attending Lutheran conference.

OCTOBER 13: Trinity Trunk or Treat.

OCTOBER 15: Seminary choir coming to Trinity .

OCTOBER 17: All Ministry Team gathering.
TRINITY HIGHLIGHTS
You can catch up on all the happenings from the past month at Trinity Lutheran ChurchSchool by checking out the Highlights sections , which are found in the church bulletin each week.
JOIN US IN WORSHIP
Join us in the Divine Service on Saturday night or Sunday morning. If you know someone that is looking for a church home, have them contact the church office at 563-323-8001.