This Week’s Announcements

Wednesday Suppers – Join us for the final two Wednesday suppers of the school year, April 25 and May 2nd at 5:15 pm. May 2 will be a potluck, pulled pork sandwiches will be served and we are asking for salads or desserts to be brought in.

Legacy Chorale Spring Concert – Performances are April 27, 7:30 pm at Pequot Lakes High School; April 28, 7:30 pm at Crosby-Ironton High School; 3:30 pm, April 29, 2018, at Tornstrom Auditorium in Brainerd. Free-will donations accepted.

Fish’n For A Mission Fish Fry – Mark your calendars for Sunday evening, April 29. A fish fry will be hosted at Lord of Life Church to raise funds to support our upcoming Youth Mission Trip. A free will offering will be taken to cover the cost of the meal, with additional contributions going to the Youth Mission Trip fund. If you like fried fish, all you have to do is show up! The fish fry will run from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm and will include fish, coleslaw, potatoes, bread, refreshments and desserts. 

Rummage Sale Donations – Lord of Life is having its annual Rummage and Bake Sale on May 11th and 12th, and we would love if you would donate those items to our sale. Please put aside gently used items for the sale and drop them off Sunday, May 6 from 11:30 am – 3 pm and Monday, May 7, and Tuesday, May 8, from 8 am – 8 pm. We do not take TV’s, computers, or adult clothing, kids’ and junior clothing are welcome. Sign up in the Narthex if you would like to help with this fun event.

Table and Clothing Racks Needed – We are always in need of hangers, and we are looking for 6-foot or 8-foot tables and clothing racks for our sale. Please put your name on your tables and clothing racks and drop them off by 11:30 am, Sunday, May 6. The tables can be placed in the closet by the Sonshine Room. We are in need of 40 tables.

Newcomers and New members – A list of newcomers and new members can be found in a mini-directory on the home page of CCB. Log in and take a few minutes to learn their names.

Treasure Trove Thursday – Exclusive sale event LIMITED to 50 people. Shop without crowds and get first pick. Thursday, May 10th, 5-7pm ONLY. Cost is $10.00 per person. Children under the age of 12 are free with a paid adult. Tickets will be on sale at the church office starting Monday, May 7th, 8 am-5pm or at the door if any tickets are still left.

Spring Clothing Share – Friday & Saturday, May 18 & 19, from 9 am-3 pm. This event is open to the public and all items of clothing are free.

    • Donations of all gently worn adult and children’s clothing will start on Sunday, May 13, from 11:30 am – 2 pm and Monday-Thursday from 9 am – 5 pm. 
    • We are also in need of hangers and hanging clothing racks (you will get back). Volunteers are needed during the week for folding or hanging items and during the Giveaway. Look for volunteer sign ups soon.


Camp Journey – This camp provides support and connections for children ages 7-18 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Camp Journey is held at Confidence Learning Center, and takes place May 18-20. There is no cost for this weekend. There is a limit for the number of campers and it will be on a first come basis. If you are interested there are registration forms in the Narthex.

Pancake Breakfast – Join us for a Pancake Breakfast on May 6 at 9:45 am. Free-will donations will go towards our youth going on the Mission trips this summer.

Women of the ELCA Gathering – Join the Women of the ELCA for the 31st Annual Convention/Gathering at Sugar Lake Lodge on Monday, June 4-Wednesday, June 6. Registration forms are in the Narthex or in the April Newsletter. Registration deadline is May 4.

Giving Tree – Thank you to everyone that helped make mittens, scarves and hats for the Giving Tree. It is never to early to start knitting for next year. If you do not want to store the items you make, you can bring them to the church office and we will store them for you. 

Bad Weather Closings – If we are closing the church due to bad weather; information will be found on our Facebook page and the front page of our website.