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Trinity Lutheran Chapel 

Wednesdays at 8:45 a.m.  (Central)

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Chapel (August 31, 2022)

Principal Messina introduced us to Jesus' disciples, who became fishers of men. Today we focused on Peter, whom we met in Matthew 10. 

Chapel (August 24, 2022)

Mr. James Baerenklau shared how God is Lord of all nations, and that we can tell the world about Jesus, finding inspiration in Isaiah 66:18-21.

Opening Chapel (August 17, 2022)

Rev. Steve Wagner opens the 2022-2023 school year with a reminder from Proverbs 9 that Jesus loves us, helps us, and wants to forgive us.

Chapel (June 3, 2022)

Rev. Steve Wagner closes out the school year with inspiration for the summer found in the Bible's account of Pentecost in Acts 2.

Chapel (May 25, 2022)

Kindergarten teacher Mrs. Deb Scott and her class tell the story of Jonah and remind us of our faith with the Apostles Creed.

Chapel (May 18, 2022)

Principal Julie Messina reminds us of our baptism in Christ as we look forward to Pentecost and the coming of the Holy Spirit, from Acts 2:1-21 an John 14:23-31.

Chapel (May 11, 2022)

Mrs. Lois Stewart assured us that we are the sheep of the Good Shepherd Jesus, as the Bible tells us in John 10:22-30. 

Chapel (May 4, 2022)

Mr. Mark Kahler talked about being inclusive and welcoming to people with disabilities regardless of what they can do or not - we all members of one body in Christ, as the Bible reminds us in 1 Corinthians 12:1-14. 

Chapel (April 27, 2022)

Mr. James Baerenklau talked about the power of words to heal and to hurt - and the power of The Word to deliver forgiveness and eternal life, drawing from the Gospel of John 1:1-14.

Chapel (April 20, 2022)

Mrs. Lois Stewart reminded us of the joy of the resurrection from the Easter story in Luke 24. Christ is Risen! He is Risen indeed, alleluia!

Chapel (February 23, 2022)

Mrs. Lori Boyer and the Walther Christian Minstrels of Walther Christian Academy led us in song and dance to our Mighty God. Psalm 23.

Chapel (February 16, 2022)

Mrs. Lois Stewart reminded us of God's awesome and miraculous power to heal and forgive. Luke 6:17-26.

Chapel (February 9, 2022)

Mrs. Cindy Allor and the 1st and 2nd grade student share how Jesus makes us fishers of men. Luke 5:1-11.

Chapel (January 26, 2022)

Rev. Steve Wagner teaches how the Holy Spirit creates faith in us. Luke 4:14-30.

Chapel (January 19, 2022)

Deaconess Lori Trinche shares about Redeeming Life Outreach Ministries, a Christ-center home for expectant mothers. Psalm 127:1, Proverbs 24:3-4, Romans 12:9, Psalm 84:1-6.

Chapel (January 12, 2022)

Mr. James Baerenklau teaches about the Baptism of Jesus and what baptism means to us. Luke 3:15-23. 

Chapel (January 5, 2022)

Mr. James Baerenklau teaches about Epiphany and how the visit of the wise men to worship the baby Jesus was the revealing on Christ to the gentiles. Matthew 2:1-12. 

Chapel (November 23, 2021)

Mrs. Scott shows how God turns the  lemons in our lives into lemonade (problems into blessings) 1 Thessalonians 5:17-18, Mark 7.

Chapel (November 17, 2021)

Rev. Steve Wagner shares why when we have Jesus we need not fear the end of the world. Mark 13:1-13.

Chapel (November 10, 2021)

MOST Ministries tells what happens to the eyeglasses and sunglasses we've collected. We share God's love when we provide for others. Mark 10:23-31.

Chapel (October 27, 2021)

Rev. Dr. Allan Buss reminds us that Jesus is the fix for all that is broken in our world - 1 Colossians 15.

Chapel (October 20, 2021)

Miss Kraegel points us to Jesus, the light of the World - and the Rock on which we build our lives  - Matthew 7:24-27.

Chapel (October 13, 2021)

Missionary Joe Boway shares about his work in Africa, through Lutheran schools founded by Liberian Childre's Ministry, and sharing Jesus' love with entire villages -  Mark 9:38-50, John 3:16.

Chapel (October 6, 2021)

Mrs. Lois Stewart shares that to be the greatest in God's kingdom, we must be the servant of all - Mark 10:30-37.

Chapel (September 29, 2021)

Mrs. Patricia Perez and her 3rd & 4th grade students teach about belief. Jesus' love for us may seem unbelievable, but it is TRUE. God helps our unbelief - Mark 9:14-29.

Chapel (September 22, 2021)

Rev. Steve Wagner teaches how beings the greatest in God's eyes means loving and serving one another, as Jesus served us - Mark 9:30-37.

Chapel (September 15, 2021)

Principal Julie Messina shares how bad things come from evil hearts but all good things come from Jesus - Mark 7:14-23.

Chapel (September 8, 2021)

Principal Julie Messina remind us that the One we follow is Jesus - Exodus 20:1-17, Mark 7:1-13.

Chapel (September 1, 2021)

Mrs. Lois Stewart, Northern Illinois District Mission Facilitator for Schools, underscores the need for spiritual food and nutrition - John 6.

Opening Chapel (August 25, 2021)

Rev. Steve Wagner opens up Trinity's 161st academic year with the news from Ephesians 6 that God arms us for spiritual battle and will protect up from the evil one. 


Closing Chapel (May 28, 2021)

Rev. Steve Wagner wraps up the school year with prayers for a great summer and the power of the Holy Spirit - Acts 2

Chapel (May 19, 2021)

Mrs. Deb Scott and her kindergarten class shared the Biblical account of Daniel in the lion's den and urged us to call on God in times of trouble and know that He will protect us - Psalm 50:15

Chapel (May 12, 2021)

Principal Julie Messina shared how David the shepherd trusted in Jesus, the Good Shepherd - 2 Samuel 7:18-29

Chapel (May 5, 2021)

Principal Julie Messina shared how Job was patient and trusted in God at the worst of times - Job 1

Chapel (April 28, 2021)

Rev. Steve Wagner talks about the love the Jesus has for us as our Good Shepherd - John 10

Chapel (April 21, 2021)

Mrs. Cindy Allor tells how Moses answered God's call to be His servant - Exodus 3

Chapel (April 14, 2021)

Mr. James Baerenklau reads the story of Abraham answering God's call and ties that into the servanthood modeled by Jesus when He washes the disciples' feet - Genesis 12

Chapel (April 7, 2021)

Mrs. Lois Stewart, Northern Illinois District Mission Facilitator for Schools -It's time to celebrate! Christ is Risen! Hi is Risen indeed, Alleluia! - Mark 16:1-8

Chapel (February 10, 2021)

Pastor Steve Wagner - In this Biblical account, Jesus heals Peter's mother-in-law. Not only do we learn from the Bible that Jesus heals, but that we can go to Him trouble and that is good to thank Him, not only when He help us with our problems - but because He has solved our biggest problem - Sin! - Mark 1:29-39

Chapel (February 3, 2021)

Miss KBeth raegel - God knew you before you were born - before you were no bigger than the tip of a pencil. The wonder of how each of us began and grew is as amazing as we are - fearfully and wonderfully made - Psalm 139:13-16

Chapel (January 27, 2021)

Mrs. Lois Stewart, Northern Illinois District Mission Facilitator for Schools - God's gifts sometime come from unexpected people and places - even a little girt who sent Namaan to be healed from leprosy by God's prophet Elisha - 1 Kings 5:1-14

Chapel (January 20, 2021)

Principal Julie Messina - We hear the Parable of the Tenants and how the people rejected and killed the Master's Son - as the people rejected Jesus. We want to receive Christ and God's gift of salvation - Mark 12:1-12

Chapel (January 13, 2021)

Mr. James Baerenklau  - As we focus on the Epiphany and the Baptism of Jesus Christ, we learn how John the Baptist prepared the way for the coming Messiah - Matthew 3:1-17

Chapel (January 6, 2021)

Pastor Steve Wagner - An Epiphany message:  Solomon who is looking forward to the Messiah, asks God for wisdom and kindness rather than earthly riches - 1 Kings 3:4-14

Chapel (October 28, 2020)

Pastor Steve Wagner - A Reformation message: We are saved by grace alone from God's Word alone through faith in Christ alone - John 8:31-36

Chapel (October 20, 2020)

Missionary Joe Boway of Liberian Children's Ministry - The truth will set you free - John 8:32

Chapel (October 14, 2020)

Mr. James Baerenklau - Accepting the invitation - Matthew 22:1-14

Chapel (October 7, 2020)

Principal Julie Messina - Respect - Matthew 21:33-46

Chapel (September 30, 2020)

Pastor Steve Wagner - Matthew 21:23-27


Chapel (September 23, 2020)

Miss Beth Kraegel - God's name is holy -- Psalm 8:1

Chapel (September 2, 2020)

Principal Julie Messina - The instructions - Matthew 16:21-28

Chapel (August 26, 2020)

Principal Julie Messina - Spiritual food - Matthew 16:13-20

Opening Chapel (August 19, 2020)

Pastor Steve Wagner - Matthew 16:13-18

Principal Messina - Superheroes

Thank you to Pastor Wagner, Principal Messina, Trinity's teachers and specials guests for the chapel talks and messages.

Thank you to Miss Rose and our 8th grade soloists, and 7th/8th audio techs for our music and for Mrs. Scott for leading sign language songs.

Thanks to our 7th/8th grade livestream camera operators.

Thanks to all who help make our chapel services possible - and Solo Deo Gloria (Glory to God alone)!

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