April 22, 2018
 
 
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KIDS AGE 3 to HIGH SCHOOL!  Please joins us for Sunday School at 9:00 am during the School Year!     A great time of learning, fellowship, singing, and meeting new friends.....we look forward to seeing you! 

Reading through the Bible in a year has begun! NIV version Bibles with 365 separate readings have been distributed. The good habit of reading the Bible on a daily basis has begun for many people.

The Old Testament reading March 18 completes the book of Numbers and begins Deuteronomy. The Israelites are approaching the end of their wanderings (40 years’ worth) and are anticipating taking possession of the lands God promised to Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Leadership changes impact the people as Aaron dies on Mount Horeb and Joshua is his replacement. The history of the Jews' desert experience is reviewed and documented.

The New Testament book of Luke lets us follow Jesus in his early earthly ministry. There is some genealogy, some teaching with parables, miracles of healing, and the upsetting of the status quo with the Sadducees and the Pharisees.

The opportunity to talk about your reading through the Bible is a great chance to make the readings real for your Biblical experience. If those around you know you have undertaken this reading discipline, they may be likely to ask you about it, and you would have the opportunity to remember what you have read and share it with them. The discussion groups are also great chances to verbalize your Bible experience. I encourage you to share your readings with your family and friends. It is part of our Christian walk to share the Word of God with others.

Only good can come from having the Bible open and reading from the Old Testament, New Testament, Psalms, and Proverbs each day. We are nearing the one-quarter mark in our goal to read the entire Bible in 2018. Discussion groups are available Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., Fridays at noon, and

Sunday mornings during the Sunday School hour at 9:15 a.m. We would love to have you join us in our journey through the Bible this year.

If you have any questions, please contact me.

--Jack Noyce (715)528-2084

 

Bringing the Bible to Life’ Seminar

First Covenant Church, Iron Mountain

Friday, April 20, 6:30-9:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m. to noon

During this 2018 Jubilee Year, we at Trinity are focusing on prayer, Bible-reading, and our history together as the followers of Jesus. The ‘Bringing the Bible to Life’ seminar fits right in with our Reading Through the Bible in a Year! First Covenant Church is located at 125 East ‘H’ St., Iron Mountain. You may have friends who attend there and would love to see you at the seminar. It is open to the public and free to all. Let’s go and see what more we can learn about the history, geography, and culture of the Biblical people…our fathers and mothers in the faith!

 The Adult Sunday school    Meets during the School year on Sundays at 9:15 a.m. to talk with each other about God and the church and how it is that we can best serve as disciples of Jesus.   You are welcome to join us!  Please call the office, 774-2545, if you would like a book and more information about the class.  Between now and May 20, the group will study Paul's letter tot he Ephesians.  Everyone is welcome.  Adult SS will take a summer break after that.  

 Coming Summer 2018—

Cindi Strehlow and Kristy Ryan have volunteered to organize Vacation Bible School. They will need volunteers to help plan and work on it, so please be thinking about participating in this wonderful event for our church children. It’s a great way to not only serve your church, but have fun doing it! You can contact Cindi at (906)221-1094, or Kristy at (906)779-5282.

 Did You Know?...Our TUMC library is available to you! Located in the church office, the library contains many authors, titles, and selections.   Come check it out!