September Is Shoebox Collection Month

Don’t forget to bring in your items for the Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes.  There are extra shopping lists in the foyer.  Look for the bright orange paper.



Children's Bible Drill, Sundays, September-April, 6:00 p.m.

Bible Drill is for all students grades 2-6.  This program will help children develop strong Bible skills.  The second grade children will concentrate on learning the books of the Bible.  The children in grades 3-6 will learn the books of the Bible and memorize key biblical passages which will enable them to be more proficient in their individual Bible studies. They will meet each Sunday, September-April, at 6:00 p.m. 



TeamKids New Year, 7:00-8:00 p.m.

● This year’s theme is Answering Big Questions of the Bible. It is for children ages 3 years-4th grade.  It incorporates great Bible stories, fun music, cool arts and crafts, plus exciting games and tasty snacks.
Snack donations—If you would be willing to provide snacks for about 20 children, please contact Bethany Weber. You may also use the envelopes in the pews to make a monetary donation toward the purchase of snacks.



New Adult Bible Study, September 9, 6:30 p.m.

We’re kicking off a new adult Bible study this fall. The plan is to rotate topics and leaders throughout the year. First up is a 6-week study that takes a look at how we got the Bible. It starts Monday, September 9, at 6:30 p.m. For more details, contact Brian or Sarah Stillfield.



Operation Christmas Child Donations

We collect items all through the year.  All items must be new. We will also send $9 with each box to cover shipping. If you prefer to give monetarily, use the designated offering envelopes in your pew and write Shoebox on the blank.  The children fill the shoeboxes with the donated items in November. Once shipped, the boxes, along with a copy of the Gospel message, are distributed to children across the globe. If you have questions, contact Sarah Stillfield. 



RAs, First Wednesday of Each Month, September-May, 7:00 p.m.

RAs is for boys grades 1-6; the purpose is to build biblical character into the lives of boys who one day will be the leaders in our church.  They will meet the first Wednesday of each month during the school year. For more information, contact Brian Stillfield.  September 7 will be their first meeting of the school year.



Fellowship Supper & Business Meeting, Second Sunday Each Month

The Fellowship Supper will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by the business meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Childcare is provided.


TeamKids, Wednesdays, September-May, 7:00 p.m.

TeamKids is a Wednesday night program designed just for kids ages three years through 4th grade.  It includes great Bible stories, fun music, cool arts and crafts, plus exciting games and tasty snacks.  TeamKids runs through the school year.  Along with that comes a sign-up sheet for the adults to volunteer to help provide snacks for the kids.



Children & Youth Programs 

  • TeamKids--Wednesday--ages 3 years-4th grade--September through May 
    This will be another exciting year with the children.  There is a separate class for preschoolers.  TeamKids meet on Wednesday nights from 7:00-8:00 p.m. during the school year.  This is a fun time with Bible stories, games and snacks. 
    We invite all of you to bring your children to TeamKids and/or the youth group each Wednesday.
  • Youth Bible Study--Wednesday--grades 5-12--January through December
    The youth will meet every Wednesday from 6:30-8:00 p.m. for Bible study, mission projects and games. 
  • Bible Drill--Sunday--grades 2-6--September through April
    They will meet each Sunday evening from 6:00-7:00 p.m.
  • RAs--1st Wednesday of each Month--Boys in grades 1-6--September through May
    RAs is for boys in grades 1-6.  RAs (Royal Ambassadors) reaches boys for Christ and leads them to become ambassadors for Christ through commitments to developing biblical character and virtues.  In addition to the biblical studies and life application instructions, they will participate in exciting activities such as camping and biking.

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.
                                                                                                                                                 Galatians 6:9


Russellville Mobile Food Pantry

The Missouri Food Bank distributes food to Russellville on the second Tuesday of each month. The truck is located in the parking lot of Trinity Lutheran Church, 13007 Route C, from 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m.  For more information see the following website:


Love Packages--Recycled literature 

We are collecting old Christian literature to re-distribute.  There is a box in the library where you can place your donations.  Items wanted are Sunday school literature, Bibles, Christian magazines, Christian paperback books, etc.  See complete list on the box.