Sunday Recap – January 12

On Sunday, Pastor Brian Keepers preached from John 15:12-17, focusing on the part of our mission that says “connecting with others”.

Worship: You can view the sermon and Sunday morning worship HERE.

Bulletin: View the bulletin HERE.

This Week at Trinity

Painting Project – Hospers Campus: As we get ready to relaunch the Hospers Campus, we are looking for some (semi) skilled painters to help us on Saturday, January 18. Join us at the Hospers Campus (501 Main Street in Hospers) to help us make the facility an even more welcoming space. We will have some supplies available, but if you have a brush or a roller, bring it along!  Register online or at the Welcome Center.

Living A Better Story: Join Rachel Valentine on Wednesday nights for four weeks of “Living a Better Story”. We will explore the sacred work of acquainting with the emotional soul – the self that is the combination of emotion, memory, physical body, and connection with others. We invite you to join us as we create space and invite curiosity around the stories of our soul and how Scripture might inform our stories. This class will meet January 15 – February 5 at 6:30pm in Adult Rooms 3&4.  Please register online or at the Welcome Center.


Wheelchair Ministry (Hope Haven): Trinity is partnering with Hope Haven International to help build the padded parts of wheelchairs they send to children and adults in need all over the world.  Sign up online for more information or to serve with this ministry in the coming year.

Pizza Fundraiser: A Life Group from Trinity has organized a pizza fundraiser to raise money for a new schoolhouse at Hope Christian High School in Uganda. $10 per 12″ pizza. Options include beef, sausage, pepperoni, and breakfast pizza. You can order pizzas online or at the Welcome Center. Pizza pick up is on Saturday, February 1 between 9am and noon. (If you would like to help with pizza assembly, email 

College Lunch – January 26: We are looking for volunteers to provide food, to serve, and to help clean up after the college lunch on Sunday, Jan. 26. Please sign up online or at the Welcome Center. Food can be dropped off Sunday morning by 11am. We ask that those helping with clean up arrive by 12:15. 

Summer Mission Trip – Uganda: Please talk to Pastor Bob or Michael Simmelink if you are interested in learning more, or participating in, our summer trip to Uganda this summer. If you hope to attend, a registration deposit of $100 is needed by January 21. 

CenterPoint Worship: Join us at First Reformed Church in Sioux Center on Sunday, January 26 at 7:30pm for a time of prayer and worship with people across the Northwest Iowa region. All are welcome to come and join us in worship.

Men’s Summit Retreat: Join us for a weekend retreat at Lake Benton, MN February 21-23. Tom Henderson will lead us in what it means to live a life of obedience as we follow Christ. We hope you will join us for this time of rest and renewal with other men from Trinity. Register online by February 12. 

Engage Global: The Mission team is inviting you to participate in this weekend on February 14-16 in Minneapolis. Those who have gone say this experience will encourage, motivate, & challenge us individually & corporately to live for the advance of the Gospel. Participants will experience different cultures, good missionary teaching & food. It is fun – yet challenging. Talk to Pastor Bob if you are interested.

IF:Gathering 2020: The IF:Gathering is a global conference that gathers women across all generations and denominations in hopes to disciple a generation of women. We invite you to join us at the Trinity Orange City campus February 7-8 for this livestream event! Register at If you have any questions, please email