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Church Council

The voting membership of the Congregation Council shall consist of the pastors and not less than 15 nor more than 21 members of the congregation. Any voting member of the congregation may be elected, subject only to the limitations on the length of continuous service permitted in that office. In addition to the requirements listed above, the following five guidelines shall be used in selecting candidates for all elected positions:

  • Commitment to regular worship attendance.
  • Commitment to a daily devotional and prayer life.
  • Commitment to growth as a Christian.
  • Commitment to growth giving with the tithe as a benchmark.
  • Commitment to sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ with others.

The Congregation Council's primary purpose is to provide inspired Christian leadership for the life, ministry, and mission of this congretation. In that role it is, through prayer, study, and dialogue, to seek God's guidance and to lead this congregation to carry out Christ's work and mission in faithfulness to the Word of God and the faith and practice of hte Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

  • The Congregation Council shall develop a vision for the future and regularly determine the long range plans and goals designed to fulfill that vision.

  • The Congregation Council may establish annual, specific goals which it will use to provide direction to the staff and various ministry teams.

  • The Congregation Council will regularly evaluate the ministry and life of the congregation in light of its mission and goals and take appropriate actions based upon that evaluation.

  • The Congregation Council will establish, regularly review, and revise as necessary the governance policies of the congregation.

  •  The Congregation Council may establish such Ministry Teams, Committees, or Task Forces as it deems necessary to accomplish the goals and plans of the congregation.

  • The Congregation Council shall be responsible for the financial and property matters of this congregation.

Excerpts from Trinity’s Constitution: C12.01, 12.04, 12.05

To contact a Council member, please use the 2015 edition of the Trinity photo directory for email or phone, or contact the church office.

The 2017 Council

Suzanne Becker, President


Craig Olsen, Treasurer


Tony Benedict


James Fedie


Tom Sell


Laurel Studt


Jim Urness

Jackie Krumenauer

Peggy Larson


Tami Satre, Vice President


Judy Pielhop, Secretary


Sue Brown


Tom Fiedler


Deb Tackmann




Jill Brandenburg



Carrie Groseth


Mike Toutant


John Konkel





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November 22, Thanksgiving Eve Worship with First Communion, 6:30 P.M., Worship Center

November 23, Community Thanksgiving Dinner, 11:30 A.M. & 12:30 P.M., Trinity Room

November 26, Advent Workshop, 2:00 P.M., Trinity Room

December 2, Angel Breakfast, 8:30 A.M., Trinity Room

December 4, Advent Tea, 2:00 P.M., Trinity Room

December 10, Adult Forum "Spiritual Practices for Advent", 9:15 A.M. and 10:40 A.M., Fireside Room

December 10, Caroling Party, 4:00 P.M., Offsite

December 15, Trinity Serves at Sojourner House, 6:30 P.M.

December 16, Christmas Sharing Project, 9:00 A.M., Lobby, Worship Center, Library



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