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10 Commandments in our fall Sermon Series
Pixels to Panels
From pixels to panels, we’re raising funds for our new 5’x10′ digital sign! Watch this donation tracker to unveil an image that will constantly rotate on our new digital sign. The more of the background image you see, the closer we are to reaching our goal! Each black square equals one 12″x12″ panel ($858).

Please indicate “Digital Sign” on your check and mail your donations to:
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
1300 E. Main St.

New Prague, MN 56071
CROP Hunger Walk is a nationwide movement to raise funds to end hunger and fight poverty in the US and world. HTLC Member, Margorie Larsen is sponsoring a HTLC Team to walk 5 miles on Sat., Oct. 10 with other churches in the SE Metro. 

Want to join Margorie’s team of walkers? Meet at the church parking lot at Noon (Oct. 10) to carpool. Click the “Donate” button to sponsor her team!
INFORMATIONAL MEETING for all high school youth & parents.
Wednesday, September 29, 7:30 pm
Vanco, our eGiving provider, has launched an updated app called Vanco Mobile to replace GivePlus Mobile. Download the Vanco Mobile app from the App Store or Google Play. 
Please download Vanco Mobile by
September 30. 


Written by Rose Fife, HTLC Communication Specialist.

A Door in the Wall of Grief

Stories of Hope during COVID
Death is always difficult, but losing a loved one during a global pandemic adds layers of complications. This fall several members of Holy Trinity passed away, leading families and the staff to pioneer new formats for memorial services.


Hidden Blessing of Online Worship

Barb Warner knows her favorite service (so far). “I loved the confirmation videos! We got to see each kid and got to know them more than if we’d been in church,” she said. “And the kids can keep those videos forever.”

A few days before Sunday, March 15, Pastors Alicia and Ben made the announcement: We were switching to virtual worship for a few weeks until the coronavirus settled down and we could return to normal. That Sunday, Pastor Ben spoke to an oddly still sanctuary, the musicians played for a congregation on the other side of the screen, and Ministry Coordinator Karen Taylor streamed it on her phone, using a music stand to keep it steady. The global pandemic that was about to upend all of our lives had arrived in Minnesota. 

At the time, most of us thought we would be back to “normal” soon. But we have a new normal now: an online worship that began with a small, humbled team has grown to many more. And that new normal has revealed many hidden blessings.


Worth the Wait for Our Kids

For twenty-one kids and their families, First Communion was supposed to happen in the spring. And then COVID hit. It was rescheduled for a lakeside service this summer, but Cedar Lake canceled all group activities. Holy Trinity polled the families and decided on a Drive-In First Communion in the parking l …