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Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA)

Trinity Lutheran Church (ELCA)

Printable - Trinity's three month Calendar- (July-Sep-2018) (PDF 49kb)
PO Box 18
5760 County Road 4 SW
Holmes City, MN 56308
Phone: (320) 886 - 5678


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Church Interior

Trinity Lutheran Church Sanctuary.
Church Cemetery

Cemetery of Trinity Lutheran Church
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Weekly Events

Information below is provided by this organization

From Sunday, Nov 11th To Sunday, Nov 18th


Sunday, Nov 11th

  • Worship
  • 8:30 – Trinity
  • 9:30 – Sunday School (T)
  • 10:00 – Coffee in Narthex (OL)
  • 11:00 – Oscar Lake 12:00 – Council Meeting (OL)
  • 12 Noon – WELCA Annual Mtg/Thankoff

Monday -

  • 9:30 – Quilting (T)

Tuesday -

  • No Events Reported

Wednesday -

  • 6:30 to 7:45 – Confirmation @ OL

Thursday -

  • 12:30 – Lydia Circle @ Trinity
  • Set up for the Holiday Boutique

Friday -

  • No Events Reported

Saturday -

  • 9 to 2 p.m. – Holiday Boutique (T)

Sunday -

  • Worship
  • 8:30 – Trinity
  • 9:30 – Sunday School (T)
  • 9:30 – Coffee & WELCA Annual Mtg. (T)
  • 11:00 – Oscar Lake/Festival /Potluck

On Saturday September 15th, Robert and his wife Eleanor were served plate number 5,000 from just this Summer.


History of Trinity Lutheran Church

The congregation of Trinity Lutheran, located in Holmes City, has been sharing the spirit for 135 years. The first years, early settlers gathered for worship in homes and under the shade of trees.

Meetings and services were also held in the Mill Lake and Holmes City schoolhouses. For some time, the congregation was known as den Svenska Evangeliska Lutherska forsamlingen I Lekvatten. The pastor's salary was $500 annually.

The present church was constructed in 1890 for $1,146.43. Those who settled in this area were poor and annual dues to the congregation were small. Each confirmed member was asked to pay $2.30 with a dollar less for girls under age 18. This was given in two payments.

A parsonage was built in 1893 and served as home to several pastors and their families until 1954 when a new parsonage was built. The name of the church changed to Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in 1935.

Over the years, the congregation has had a steady growth of members. There have been improvements to the building, including a lit cross in 1987. The sanctuary was enhanced with the addition of stained glass windows

Most recently, the building was resided, the sanctuary, narthex and bathrooms were redecorated, new carpets were laid in the basement and a handicapped accessible ramp was installed. In Spring of 2011 the congregation will be building an addition on the north side of the church.

Church activities include a monthly community coffee from April to December, WELCA, Sunday School and Vacation Bible School shared with Oscar Lake, the Chili Cook Off, annual Pork Chop Supper in June, two Bible Study groups which meet monthly, a Hand Bell Choir with Oscar Lake, a yearly Youth Parish Auction with Oscar Lake, and Quilting in the winter.


Annual Church Events
2017 Bazaar


Parish Youth Auction

Farmer's Market


Trinity 'Sole' Shoe Project
Trinity 'Sole' Shoe Project


Youth Mission Trip To Mexico


Vacation Bible School



Saturday Summer Breakfast


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