Trinity News & Notes – Fourth Week in Lent 2020 – COVID-19 Online Edition…

Fourth Sunday in Lent

Scripture Readings: Isaiah 42:14-21, Ephesians 5:8-14 and John 9:1-41

Collect of the Day: Almighty God, by Your great goodness mercifully look upon Your people that we may be governed and preserved evermore in body and soul; through Jesus Christ, Your Son, our Lord, who lives and reigns with You and The Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.

Hymns: 438, 565, 901 and 575 (from Lutheran Service Book)

PLEASE DO MAIL IN OR DROP OF YOUR USUAL OFFERINGS TO THE CHURCH DURING THE WEEK IF YOU ARE ABLE.   OUR NEEDS STILL REMAIN FOR YOUR THANKOFFERINGS.

PO BOX 24

BOULDER JUNCTION, WI  54512

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OUR CALLING TO PRAY FOR OTHERS AND GIVE THANKS

FOR GOD’S BLESSINGS OF BODY AND SOUL

Members: Mary Lenaas, Cliff Markuson, Karen Hayes, John Sitkiewitz, Otis Voeltz and Bill Wheeler.

Relatives and Friends of Trinity Members: Mike and Kay Douglas, Barb Johnson, Clara Mullen, Pat Primdahl, Peggy Sherman, Tamara Trouten, and Paula Ullrich.  We pray for our our congregation, our pastor’s family, our nation, and the relief efforts of all sectors of society.   We also pray for economic protection and recovering during this serious downturn.

 Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all Divine Services and church programs at Trinity Lutheran Church are cancelled until further notice. Please check Trinity’s Facebook Page and this page for further updates. Parishioners are asked to please drop off or mail in their offerings in this interim period. The church’s mailing address is P.O. Box 24, Boulder Junction, WI 54512-0024.

Easter lily order forms are available on the table in the Narthex. Please submit your order form and payment to office administrator Eric Johnson no later than April 1st.  We are hoping to be able to celebrate Holy Week services, if the Lord wills.

In Case of Emergency or Hospitalization: Please notify Pastor Frahm at the above cell number or one of the elders: Ralph Hewett at 715-385-2616, Greg Sass at 715-385-0337, or Steven Lorbiecki at 715-686-7946. Pastor Frahm would appreciate being informed if you are going to have surgery. Please feel free to call also if you are in need of pastoral guidance, Private Confession and Absolution, or are dealing with struggles of faith.  During this time of the Coronavirus, please contact Pastor Frahm regarding Holy Communion if you wish for him to stop by or if you wish to arrange an appointment at church for an abbreviated Divine Service for your household.

To pass along news and notes for the weekly bulletin, please email office administrator Eric Johnson at trinityboulderjct@icloud.com by a Tuesday, 5 p.m. deadline for the following Sunday’s bulletin.

Another great online resource is Lutheran Ministries Media’s website at worshipanew.org. Lutheran Ministries Media, Inc. produces a weekly, 30-minute Lutheran broadcast worship service called Worship Anew on DirecTV Channel 377 on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Each service includes music, scripture readings, prayers, and a pastor delivering a message that is designed to feel one-on-one to the viewer. Each program is closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.

Standard and large print copies of the April-June 2020 issue of the Portals of Prayer daily devotional are now available in the Narthex for pickup.

PLEASE NOTE: April is the month that the Community Food Pantry of Boulder Junction looks to Trinity Lutheran Church for donations. The April donation theme focuses on personal supplies including deodorant, hand cream, feminine hygiene products, toothbrushes, toothpaste, floss, lip protectant, and mouthwash. The Community Food Pantry serves western Vilas County. Please place your donations in the collection basket in the Narthex.

Pastor Frahm will be assembling an Outreach/Publicity Task Force for Trinity. Please let him know if you would like to be a part of that. 

The Boulder Junction Community Center and the Boulder Junction Public Library, 5392 Park Street, will be closed to the public until further notice. In-person voting and voter registration will be available by appointment, Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 1 m.  Please call the town office at 715-385-2220 to request an appointment. Absentee ballots may also be requested online at https://myvote.wi.gov/en-us/VoteAbsentee.  Absentee ballot applicatons will also be available at the Community Center right outside the front door in a gray mailbox at 5392 Park Street, Boulder Junction, WI 54512.  Applications may be left in the Community Center drop box or emailed to clerk@townofboulderjuction.org.  A copy or photo of a valid ID will need to accompany the application.

FOR ADDITIONAL RESOURCES PLEASE SEE THE POST BELOW THIS ON THE WEB PAGE WITH INFORMATION ON ONLINE AND DIRECTV SERVICES, LUTHERAN PROGRAMS, THE LUTHERAN HOUR, ETC.   PLEASE CHECK THIS WEB PAGE, THE CHURCH FACEBOOK PAGE, OR CALL PASTOR FRAHM TO CHECK ON THE LATEST 715-904-0642.

http://www.issuesetc.org

http://www.lutheranpublicradio.org

Coontail Market is rolling out a delivery service for those in need in our area, as the health of our small community is of the utmost importance. Coontail Market is expanding its services to include Curbside and Home Delivery for our elderly and those with health conditions as an aid for crucial, recommended distancing efforts. The Home Delivery service will be offered within a 15 mile radius of our Boulder Junction location at no cost to customers for a minimum order of $25. Coontail staff will leave all Home Delivery orders at the customer’s doorstep, eliminating close personal interaction. All orders must be paid for with a check at time of pick-up or via credit card over the phone. Note: Alcohol, lottery and cigarettes will not be available for this service. Coontail Market will do its best to fulfill orders, but in this time of high demand some items or brands may not be in stock at the time of your order. You can place your Curbside or Home Delivery via phone at 715-203-4702 or 866-375-2628 Ext. 312. You will receive a voicemail message, which prompts you to leave your name and number. A Coontail Market employee will follow up with you within the hour (between the hours of 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.) to place your order and to provide you with your delivery time-frame. All calls received after 4 p.m. will be returned on the next business day. Please check Coontail Market social media pages for real time updates.

 

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