Trinity Newsletter February 2020

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February 2020

Trinity Lutheran Church

Villa Park, IL

Always Growing in Christ

From our Parish Nurse... 

The Northern Illinois Parish Nurse Network will be meeting at Trinity on February 18 from 1-3 pm in the Trinity Center. Our speaker will be Kathy O’Day,Disaster Response Coordinator from LCC. The topic will be Packing an emergency bag for individual disaster preparedness. Please consider joining us to learn and share this important information. If you plan to join us, please call Debbie Long, RN, Parish Nurse. 630-248-5408. All are welcome.
Thank you all for prayers, cards, visits, and phone calls after my hip replacement. I am doing well and healing much faster than the last hip replacement. 
And please add Joe Urso to the prayer list since his surgery is this coming Friday. 

Sunday School

During Inter-generational Sunday School in January, Pastor Rogers taught us about Baptism




Registration for the 2020-2021 school year is underway.  Registration forms can be found on the preschool page of the church's website.  Contact Tracy at with any questions. 
TCNS will be hosting a Valentine's dance for its families on Feb. 7th.  This will be a fun evening of dancing, fun, and friendship.  
February is dental health month.  The preschool will be learning about taking care of our teeth, and will have an educational visit from Grove Dental Associates.  
We will also be learning about pets this month.  We are very excited to welcome back Ricky, a sweet therapy dog, for a visit.  
Also as part of our pet theme, we will be collecting items to donate to A.R.F., a local pet rescue.  Below you can find a list of their requested items.  There will be a collection box in the narthex and in the pre-kindergarten classroom from Feb. 10-27th, if you would like to donate.
  • High quality dog food, Royal Canin or Nutro is preferred (dog and/or puppy)
  • High quality cat food, Royal Canin is preferred (cat and/or kitten)
  • Kitten or puppy milk replacer and nursing kits
  • Paper towels and gently used cloth towels
  • Chew toys for puppies that can be washed
  • Cat toys without feathers or strings that can come undone
  • Unscented scoopable cat litter
  • Rawhide bones, Kong toys, ANY and ALL kinds of KONG toys
  • Leashes, harnesses, and collars (all sizes)
  • Liquid bleach, HE (High Efficiency) laundry detergent, and dish detergent
  • Garbage bags in 13 and 30 gallon sizes
  • Disposable latex surgical gloves

New Prayer Group

GROWING IN PRAYER, a new prayer group, begins this Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 6:30 pm in the Barnabas Room and will continue to meet on Wednesdays after that. All are welcome. Questions? Contact Marna Rundgren or
Steve Boudro


There will be a LWML meeting on Saturday, Feb. 8th, at 9 am. Breakfast will be provided. We will also get ready for our Sweet Shop for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 8 and 9. Please bring your
bake goods to sell for missions.

The LWML sweet shop sale will be February 8-9. Stop by and buy a sweet goodie for your special Valentine. 


Youth News

THE PROJECTS: Our new junior high after-school ministry focuses on teaching life skills to teens through creating meaningful projects.

Week 3 was last week and included wood burning, lipstick art (see photo below), cookies, and pretzels! Contact Judy for more info: 630-220-6364

The confirmation class made Valentine packages for our college students. Please help us keep the cost of postage down by taking a package to mail.




Dorcas Guild Meets Tuesday, February 4 At 6:30 PM in the kitchen to bake cookies for the homebound members. All ladies are invited!

Got News?

If you have any upcoming news, events, photos or other information to share, please email Marna Rundgren @

Worship Services

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Sundays 8 am & 10:30 am

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