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Trinity Goes to the Movies! The Case for Christ

We have reserved an entire theater on Wednesday, April 26th at 7:00 p.m. at Marcus Theaters in Addison to see The Case for Christ.   

THE CASE FOR CHRIST is the inside story of how Chicago Tribune journalist Lee Strobel set out to disprove Christianity when his wife, Leslie, became a Christian and challenged Lee’s atheist beliefs. THECASE FOR CHRIST is a terrific drama reminiscent of ALL THEPRESIDENT’S MEN with excellent acting. It also brilliantly lays out the facts confirming Jesus Christ’s resurrection, but contains some tense moments requiring caution for younger children.

The tickets are $10 each.  We only have 51 seats available so it is first come first served.  Bring a friend!

Please click here to reserve your tickets and make your payment.

Feel free to contact me at 630-259-8467 or carole.arco@trinityroselle.com

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Nominations for Parent Teacher League Board 2017/2018 School Year

PTL board positions are up for re-election. Please consider a position on the PTL for next school year. It’s a rewarding and fun way to give back to your kids and the school!

PTL Mission: to promote Fellowship & Fundraising
  • To bridge the parents, teachers and students of the school together to create a sense of community.
  • To assist the school in creating the best possible Christ-centered environment fort students to grow and learn.
  • To complete and follow through with fundraising and fellowship opportunities to ensure the sustainability of the above referenced objectives



PRESIDENT: Shall preside at all meetings of the PTL and shall perform all other duties usually pertaining to this office. Sets agenda for each meeting. The President shall serve as the primary contact to the principal and represent the school at meetings outside the organization.

VICE PRESIDENT: Shall act as an aid to the President and in his/her absence, the VP shall perform the duties of the President. The VP will be in charge of recruiting and working with the Marketing VP to develop a volunteer system to support all PTL events. 

MARKETING VP: Shall be responsible for communication to the school families. Acts as a liaison for communication between the school, school office and PTL. In charge of parent emails, constant contacts, newsletters, sandwich boards, etc.

TREASURER: Shall handle the financial needs of the PTL. Treasurer shall communicate with all fundraising committees on protocol. Shall communicate with school office, principal and church finance department.

SECRETARY: Takes minutes at each meeting and publishes notes. Shall be responsible for maintaining membership database. Responsible for completing all building/fundraising/
health department forms as well as copying and distributing any meeting materials. Also maintains school mailbox.

Thank you for your consideration!

-Your 2016/17 PTL

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Community Care Work Day – Saturday, May 6th

We will be going out into our community to be the hands and feet of Jesus for our Trinity family and our community members on Saturday, May 6th from 9:00 a.m. until around noon.  We have lots of work to do caring for people’s yards and homes.  Will you help?  We will be doing yard clean up, minor house repairs, painting, cleaning out refrigerators and garages just to name a few.

  • We need lots of workers, please join us.
  •  If you are not able to work, consider providing bottled water and snacks for one of our teams
  • Or come along to sit and talk with a homeowner
  • Or make a monetary donation to provide for our supplies.

Reply here or call Carole Arco at 630-259-8467 or email at communitycare@trinityroselle.com

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Teacher Appreciation Week Coming Soon

Teacher Appreciation Week is May 1-5 this year! Our theme this year is HOLLYWOOD and we want to show our teachers why they are STARS! Notes of appreciation postcards (Fan Mail) are coming home this week. Please ask your child to complete and bring back to school on 4/26 and 4/27. Parents are welcome to write notes as well. Don’t forget about any specials teachers (gym, art, music, spanish) , our principal, office help, etc. Additional copies of the fan mail postcards will be on the front desk and school office. We have also included here in case you’d like to print at home. We will also be asking for snack and dessert donations the week of 5/1. The PTL will be providing a Jimmy Johns Lunch, Starbucks and Breakfast, Gourmet Popcorn Bar and Chair Massages throughout the week. 

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A Wonderful Holy Week Surprise

As many of you are aware, for the past year + our family has been struggling with battling cancer. My wife, specifically is undergoing the battle, and the rest of us try to keep our new normal, well, normal.

After coming home this past week from yet another test, we were happily surprised by a wonderful pink ribbon adorned with pink roses. It was placed quietly in front of our home by a child of God who came and went quickly. We don’t know who, but we strongly suspect this came from one of our brothers or sisters at Trinity.

Whoever it was, knowing this gesture came from within a large group of folks who continue to lift us in prayer through struggles, makes the days a bit easier. We just wanted to share this little gesture of love as an example of what we all strive to do, Love God, Love Others and Serve the World.

On behalf of a family who has been touched by this Love, Thank you. 

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What’s for Dinner tonight?

Don’t miss the April Dine2Donate event THIS Wednesday, April 12th

at Portillo’s in Bloomingdale!

(134 E. Lake Street) 

Portillo’s will donate 20% of your pre-taxed purchase to Trinity Lutheran School when you dine between the hours of 5pm – 8pm on April 12.  

When ordering, use the attached Portillo’s flyer, or show the order-taker a copy of the flyer/communication from your smartphone, or just mention the Trinity event.  

Dine in, carry out & drive-thru purchases will all count toward the donation, but you must inform your order-taker at the beginning of the order. 

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Holy Week

Holy week is a time of reflection and worship for us.  It began with Palm Sunday. Maundy Thursday  we will remember the institution of the Lord’s Supper.  The name Maundy Thursday is from a Latin word that means command.  At the foot washing ceremony at the last Supper Jesus spoke of the “new commandment”  to love one another as He has loved us as well as commanded us to participate in the Lord’s supper.

Good Friday is the time when we reflect on the crucifixion of Jesus.  The paraments are changed to black and the service Friday night is very solemn  with everyone leaving in silence at the end of worship.  During this service the chancel is “stripped” of adornment and the altar is washed. The stripping of the altar and chancel area reminds us of the humiliation of Jesus at the hands of the Roman soldiers. 

Then Easter!   Easter finishes off a six-week period of anticipation and preparation and the “alleluias” come back into our liturgy and worship. White paraments to up and flowers abound in the chancel.  Easter is the time when we shout:  Alleluia! He has risen! He has risen indeed! Alleluia!

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