Digital Bulletin - Orange CIty

Sunday, OCTOBER 1


"Trinity DNA: Growing in Community"

 1 John 4:7-21 

Brian Keepers

Order of Worship // 8:30

View the Early Service order or worship here.

Order of Worship // 9:00 & 10:30

"Who You Say I Am"

"How Deep The Father's Love For Us"


"Yet Not I But Through Christ In Me"


"Send Me"

Prayer Requests

Congratulations to Drew & Tamara Johannsen on the birth of their daughter, Rose Opal, who was born on September 19.

Pray for Ann Boote for continued peace and comfort in her journey and praise that she is pain free.

Pray for Betty Korver, that we would put her situation in the Lord's hands and trust that His timing is perfect.

Pray for Norman & Kari Lehman on the passing of Kari's father.

Harriet Hulstein Kroese is turning 95 on October 2nd, and her family is inviting Trinity to shower her with cards. To join in send a card to Harriet Kroese, 1007 7th Street NE, Apt. 200, Orange City, IA 51041.

Pray for those who are homebound: June Bouma, . Prairie Ridge: Margarita Lopez, Marian Clark, Fran Koets, Bev Grienke, June Vanden Berge, Gordon Brumels, Al Dew, Jeanne Feekes, Joyce Van Gorp, Ann Boote, Arlene Lubbers. Landsmeer: Phyllis Scorza. Happy Siesta, Remsen: Eunice Dagel.

Upcoming Events

sunday morning book study

As we look to be a church committed to deep discipleship, we invite you to join us for a study of The Good and Beautiful God on Sunday morning in Adult Rooms 3-4 during the 10:30 service at our Orange City campus starting on September 24. We have a limited number of the books on hand or you can order your own copy, but we hope you will join us as we seek to grow in our own discipleship.

Wednesday AFTERNOON Prayer

A small group from Trinity has started a weekly prayer gathering on Wednesdays from 4:30-5:30pm where we pray for our church, community, and world. All are invited to join in Adult Room 1.

Friday Morning Men's Bible Study

Men of all ages: Join Pastor Brian and the Men’s Ministry team in a new book study on “Season of Life: A Football Star, A Boy, A Journey to Manhood”. We will meet Friday mornings from 6-7am on the Orange City campus with coffee and donuts. For more details, visit the church website or contact Patrick Giannantonio (712-541-0668).

wednesday night women's bible study

A time to study God’s word and get to know other women in the church, there is a weekly bible study on Wednesday nights from 6:30-7:30pm at the Orange City campus. No prior Bible knowledge is necessary. For more details, visit the church here.

wednesday night kids and youth discipleship

Kids Discipleship (K-5th grade) - 6:30-7:30pm 
NOTE: For all Trinity Kids Discipleship opportunities, parents need to register their kids on the website here.
Middle School Youth Group - 6:30-7:30pm 
High School Youth Group - 8:00-9:00pm

wednesday night meal | october 4

Join us on Wednesday, October 4 from 5:30-6:30pm for chips, meat and toppings for taco salads. There is also watermelon and ice cream to enjoy! The suggested donation is $3/person.

MEn's ministry steak n shoot | october 12

Join the Men's Ministry for a Steak N Shoot on October 12 from 5:30 - 8:30pm at Le Mars Sportsman’s Club. The cost is $25 and includes catered Mexican meal, beverage, and two rounds of clays. View the online registration here for more details and to sign up by October 9.

young adult ministry campfire and corn hole | october 12

If you’re a young adult looking for connection and community, mark your calendar for October 12 at 6:00pm and join us at the Orange City campus for the young adult ministry’s next event: a campfire with s’mores and hot dogs and a bean bag toss tournament! If you plan to attend, please sign up here.

lunches with missionary partners

October 8: Join Felipe & Janelle deWaard-Silva for a light lunch 11:45am - 1pm in Adult Rooms 3-4 on the Orange City campus to hear about their mission work.
October 15: Join Titus Baraka for a lunch 11:45am - 1pm in the Fellowship Hall on the Orange City campus to hear about the work at Hope Christian School. To join, please sign up here to allow for food planning.


kids and youth volunteer opportunities

We have multiple gaps in our kids ministry and youth ministry teams that we would love to fill! Consider joining our check-in or dismissal team, serving as a helper or teacher, or as a substitute! Every additional volunteer helps our ministry run smoothly! We have 24 opportunities for Wednesday nights with 18 for kids and 6 for youth. We have 17 opportunities for Sunday mornings with 13 for kids and four for youth. If you are interested or feel called, please sign up here.


Trunk or Treat has become an annual outreach opportunity to connect with families from the community. Join us Wednesday, October 25 from 6:00-7:30 pm on our Orange City campus. Life Groups, families, and friends from Trinity are invited to decorate a trunk for this event. If you’d like to decorate a trunk, sign up here or contact Emily at


We invite you to join a dinner group at Trinity! You are welcome to sign up with your family, spouse, or a friend. We’ll pair you with a group and encourage you to gather together for a shared meal. Sign up  here by October 8.

hospitality opportunities to serve

 A core value of Trinity Church is Radical Hospitality, and there is an opportunity for everyone at Trinity to be a part of this core value! From greeting on Sunday mornings to serving meals on Wednesday nights to making freezer meals for local needs, there is a space for everyone to serve and support the ministries of Trinity Church. To sign up to serve, visit the Welcome Center or register online here. 


Trinity is selling a John Deere 300 lawn tractor with cab, mower deck, and snowblower by sealed bid. Details on the lawn tractor and how to submit a bid can be found on the bulletin board near the bathrooms at the Orange City campus. For questions, contact Scott Simmelink (712) 441-0153.

THank you to volunteers

We extend a special thank you to our Trinity campus volunteers for taking great care of our prairie and grounds this year! Thank you to Tyler Kallemeyn, Ross Simmelink, Dave Van Den Brink, Dave Mars, Andy & Amanda Keller and family, Kaleb & Katelynn Jensen and family, Dan & Morgan Swier and family, Chad Van Ravenswaay,
Randy Simmelink, Ben & Lisa Vos and family, Zach Weyer, Joel Groeneweg, Taylor Deegan, Joel Van Engen and Luke Kroese. We also want to thank the Trinity Facility Team: Dean Calsbeek, Brandon Miller, Tyler Kallemeyn, Zach Weyer, Andy Keller, Joel Groeneweg and Taylor Deegan


ALL TOGETHER SMall group gatherings

Join us for a small group gathering to hear about the vision and opportunities for the All Together campaign. Our goal is to have 100 percent of our church engage in some way as we look to pay off our debt but also propel us into the next season of ministry. Sign up for a gathering HERE.

First Time Guests/Visitors

Welcome to Trinity Church! If you’re here for the first time, we would love to connect with you! Please text ‘Welcome’ to (712) 201-3090 and stop by the Welcome Center after the service. We’d love the opportunity to meet you, and we have a gift to say thanks for being our guest. We’re grateful you chose to worship with us and we hope you are blessed by our time together.