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Trinity is a congregation gathered by Jesus Christ through the Holy Spirit around His saving Word and life-giving Sacraments.         
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 500 S. Country Club   
El Reno, OK 73036 
(405) 262-7116   
 
As a faithful congregation of the Oklahoma District of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod we joyfully hold to the teachings of the Scriptures as they are confessed in the Small Catechism of Martin Luther, the Augsburg Confession and the entire Book of Concord of 1580.  
 
 
 
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So do not fear, for I am with  you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand . Isaiah 41:10
  
 
As we look at our Sunday bulletin and see our ever lengthening list of people who are ill or in need and also as we look at the concerns for our community and country, we see an ever increasing need for prayer. Therefore, as your Pastor, I call each of you to increase your prayers in this time of need. 
   
 
Have you ever noticed the beautiful flower arrangements on the altar during our services? These are just another example of God’s beauty and love. Each month, these are provided by congregation members in honor or in memory of loved ones. If this is something you would be interested in, look for the flower signup sheet in the Narthex or contact any altar committee member for details. Thank you for your thoughtfulness and helping to make our services even more beautiful. 
 
Thank you,   The Altar Committee   
 
 
 
 
 The Time has Come! 
 
In Ecclesiastes 3:1, it says “There is a time and a season for every purpose under Heaven.”  
    
 Well, the time has come for me to retire. Barb and I have purchased a house in Hot Springs Village, Arkansas and we will be moving there at the end of September. 
 
As I reflect on the fifteen plus years as your Pastor, I am overwhelmed with pleasant memories. The people of Trinity Lutheran, El Reno are truly the saints of God and I feel very blessed to have been your Pastor. Barb, too, also has many pleasant memories and is very thankful for all the love and kindness you have shown us over the years. 
 
As, I recently told the Elders, I will do all I can to make the transition to a vacancy pastor as smooth as possible. However, the main thing I want to emphasize and encourage all of you to do in to “Keep your eyes on Jesus the author and perfecter of your faith knowing that God will provide for all your needs in Christ Jesus.” 
 
Yours in Christ’s Holy name, 
 
Rev. Donald R. Hefta 
 
Our new address beginning October 1, 2018 will be: 
 
Don & Barb Hefta 
14 Pinteruero Way 
Hot Springs Village, Arkansas 71909  
 
 
 
                                       
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
       
 
To Our Veterans,   For your Bravery Dedication and Commitment to upholding the Ideals and Freedoms We enjoy today. Thank You All. 
 
 
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What Christian movies will be hitting theaters in 2018? Learn more about what's coming soon and watch a GodTube playlist filled with new Christian movie trailers! 
 
2018 looks like it's shaping up to be a good year for Christian movies! Here's a sampling of what you can expect to see coming to theaters this year. Make sure you scroll down to find your own private screening room just filled with all the movie trailers for this year's Christian films 
 
 
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