On Sunday, a new book chronicling the 100 year history of Trinity Lutheran Church will be released as a part of the Trinity100 Festival Worship service. Let Us All Be … Continue reading “Let Us All Be Builders” Releases Sunday
Today is the day! 100 years ago this evening, a group of about 60 people gathered in the Universalist Church building in downtown Owatonna and decided that it was time … Continue reading Today is the Day! Happy Birthday…To Us!
I just have to pause and reflect on this past weekend at Trinity. It was crazy-fun. There was so much stuff happening here that it was hard to keep straight … Continue reading A Weekend in Fellowship Hall
We received the unfortunate word last week that Trinity will not be assigned an intern for the 2018-2019 school year. Seminary education is changing rapidly and looks very different than … Continue reading No Trinity Intern Next Year
Trinity is a high-energy congregation, and it seems like everything is changing…all the time. And that’s ok. Change doesn’t scare us…we embrace the ongoing movement of God’s Spirit in our … Continue reading TableTalk on Sunday Morning
Dear friends, It is with sadness that I accepted the letter of resignation for Pastor Dean Smith this morning. I am attaching a copy of his letter at the bottom … Continue reading Pastor Dean Accepts New Call
So Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers, to equip his people for works of service, so that the body of Christ may be … Continue reading A Teaching Church
On the surface, Trinity Lutheran Church is many different things: It is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America It is a community of believers (over 4,000), called … Continue reading What is Trinity?
“In the Name” John 16:12-15 Pastor Todd Buegler May 21-22, 2016 Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God who creates, from Jesus Christ who redeems and from … Continue reading In the Name
“Bold and Confident” Hebrews 10:19-25 Pastor Todd Buegler November 14-15, 2015 Stewardship Commitment Weekend Trinity Lutheran Church Grace and peace to you from God our Creator, and from Jesus, the … Continue reading Bold and Confident
On Friday, January 2, John Petersburg will begin his second term at the Minnesota House of Representatives, where he will serve as the legislator from our district. Since 1997, John … Continue reading Mr. Petersburg Goes to St. Paul
This article is reprinted from the Owatonna People’s Press, November 8, 2014. A week ago Sunday night, I received a phone call that police and fire units had arrived at Trinity … Continue reading When A Community Comes Together