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  • Phil Schmidt Dies After Battle With Cancer
    Phil Schmidt Dies After Battle With Cancer
    June 1, 2017 by
    It is with deep sorrow that we announce that Trinity’s Pastor Emeritus, Phil Schmidt was called to his heavenly home Wednesday evening. Phil had been battling cancer. Phil came to Memphis with his wife Jean and their two small children, Missy (Caroline Schmidt) and Stephen in the 1980’s to serve as Trinity’s associate pastor. He also served for decades as...
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  • Fear, Death, And This Christian With Cancer
    Fear, Death, And This Christian With Cancer
    May 31, 2017 by
    We fear death. We Christians know we needn't, but we do. It's natural. It's universal. But shouldn't we actually be fearing life instead?...
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  • 5-21-2017 - American Idols
    5-21-2017 – American Idols
    May 21, 2017 by
    American Idols - let's start off with a brief history of American Pop Music icons and see where that leads us in the scripture reading. ...
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  • Where's Joy: Reflections on a Hospital Stay.
    Where’s Joy: Reflections on a Hospital Stay.
    May 18, 2017 by
    Pastor Phil Schmidt does not get to take it easy. After serving as Trinity’s Associate Pastor and as Chaplain to the Shelby County Juvenile Court, he assumed the roll Trinity’s Pastor Emeritus, only to find himself several times the go to Vacancy Pastor for the district and has kept his staff position on the Lutheran Summer Camp program. This is...
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  • Prayers, Generosity Enable Mercy Efforts After Storms
    Prayers, Generosity Enable Mercy Efforts After Storms
    May 15, 2017 by
    Spring 2017’s severe storms have affected Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod congregations and their communities in the Midwest and Texas; and once again, prayers and continued generosity from people across the Synod have equipped congregations to share Christ’s mercy in the aftermath. During torrents of heavy rain, Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens declared a state of emergency April 29, after flooding began in...
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  • May 7, 2017 - Day By Day...
    May 7, 2017 – Day By Day…
    May 7, 2017 by
    And the Lord was adding to their number day by day... This the goal of every Christian, to bring others into God's saving grace. But how?...
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  • April 30, 2017 -
    April 30, 2017 –
    April 30, 2017 by
    Thanks to God's loving mercy, we don't have to face Him alone! This is a VERY good thing....
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  • April 23, 2017 - BOGO
    April 23, 2017 – BOGO
    April 23, 2017 by
    Buy One, Get One . . . what a great example of cause and effect. You buy this, you get that. What could be better? Well, how about God’s mercy leading to the gift of grace? Now there’s a cause and effect, a BOGO we receive because of God’s love and the death and resurrection of our...
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  • Beautiful Savior in Olive Branch Joins MidSouth District
    Beautiful Savior in Olive Branch Joins MidSouth District
    April 17, 2017 by
    It is a fact of life that, while Lutherans number about 90 million members world wide, there are not that many to be found in the southern regions of the United States. Our friends of the Baptist, Methodist, and Presbyterian persuasions far out number us in both members and in numbers of congregations. As a result, a Lutheran congregation in,...
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  • Call Committee Works To Find A New Pastor For Trinity.
    Call Committee Works To Find A New Pastor For Trinity.
    April 17, 2017 by
    Trinity’s Call Committee is moving forward in the process to secure a new pastor to fill the vacancy created when Rev. Josh Hatcher left to accept a call to Trinity Lutheran in downtown St. Louis. Names were solicited from members of the congregation and friends as to who might be likely candidates to call. In addition, District President Roger Paavola...
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  • 2017 Easter Morning Sermon
    2017 Easter Morning Sermon
    April 16, 2017 by
    HE HAS RISEN! HE HAS RISEN INDEED! Listen as LCMS District President Roger Paavola comes as Trinity's guest pastor to deliver our Easter Morning Sermon for today....
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  • Did You Know The Easter Bunny Is A Lutheran?
    Did You Know The Easter Bunny Is A Lutheran?
    April 14, 2017 by
    Among the things introduced to America by early Lutherans is Saint Nicklaus, Christmas Trees, Hot Dogs, Easter Eggs, Easter Baskets, and the Easter Bunny. Actually the Easter Rabbit started out in German folklore as the Easter Hare....
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News and Updates June 14, 2012