Small Group Bible Studies During the seven weeks between Easter and Pentecost, the members and friends of Trinity are entering into Small Group Bible studies to learn about the seven mission responses. These groups meet at different times and locations throughout the week. Some are in people’s homes, while others meet at church. WHEN: Various Days of the Week WHERE: Several locations
Children’s Sunday School Sunday School classes are taught for pre-school age children through 8th grade. Biblical lessons are include a variety of learning activities and Bible stories to assure children of Christ’s love and forgiveness for them. Parents, adult volunteers, and college students teach these classes. WHEN: Sunday, 9:15 am WHERE: Sunday School rooms (Basement)
High School Bible Study (9th-12th Grades) Eddie Chesnut leads this weekly study. The high school students read God’s Word, pray, and share in each other’s lives together. WHEN: Sunday, 9:30 am WHERE: Youth Room (Balcony over Gym)
College-Age/Twenty-Something Luncheon Bible Study Drake, DMACC, and Des Moines University students are invited to come back for the Fall semester, September 7. Vicar Brian Lee will lead the class. Come back in September for fellowship, good food, and Bible discussions relevant to your life. Past topics have included “hot topic” issues, Jesus and the movies, fear, prayer, God’s will, and personal evangelism. WHEN: Sundays, 11:45-1:00pm (Until May 7th) WHERE: Kitchen/Lounge
Adult Bible Class Dwight Stelling leads the adult “Our Life in Christ” series. This is a great gathering of believers who grow in faith together through the Word. Dwight is a Lutheran trained teacher and professor at Grandview College. WHEN: Sunday, 9:30am WHERE: Chapel (Across from Kitchen)
B.I.B.L.E. Small Group Bible Studies Have you ever wanted to read the whole Bible? With this Bible class, based on the Today’s Light devotional series, you can read the entire Bible in one year! Claudia Jackovich facilitates these small group studies that discuss the readings for each week. The acronym, B.I.B.L.E., stands for “Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth.” WHEN: Sunday, 9:30 am WHERE: Gym
There is a men's breakfast Bible study beginning soon. Put in to call the office (515-279-3609) for more information on where and when.
Down Town Bible Study Claudia Jackovich leads this lunch break study at St. John’s Lutheran Church on 6th and Keo. The current series is “Lutheran Spirituality Series,” " on "Community - We are Not Alone". WHEN: 4th Thursday of Month, 11:45am—12:30pm WHERE: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 6th & Keo
Confirmation (6th-8th Grades) Pastor Wolfram, and the current vicar teach the four year confirmation series at Trinity. 6th grade focuses on Bible stories; 7th grade focuses on basic Christian beliefs and practices; and 8th grade goes in depth into Martin Luther’s Small Catechism. Confirmation prepares children to be Christian leaders in their families, schools, and churches. It is prerequisite for first communion. WHEN: Wednesday, 6:30-7:45 pm (except Advent and Lent, 6:00-6:45 pm) WHERE: Lounge (6th grade) and Basement (7th & 8th grades)
Adult Instruction in the Christian Faith One-on-one instruction in the Christian faith and basic teachings of the Lutheran Church is available from Pastor Wolfram upon request. Call the church office at 279-3609 for more information.
Young Couples Sunday Evening Bible Study Young couples and couples with young children are invited to join this Bible study. They meet in members’ homes on Sunday evenings. Childcare is available. For more information, contact Jen Carstensen.