April 6, 2018

Lutheran Men in Mission Northeast MN Synod Retreat – will be April 13-14 at Lutheran Church of the Cross in Nisswa. This two day retreat will feature a study led by Gord Gilby from LAMP, as well as breakout sessions on men’s topics. Registration forms are at the Welcome Center in the Narthex. Cost is $50; first time attendees $35, High School and College students $20.

Pray and Ponder Women’s Breakfast– will be Saturday, April 14, from 9 am – 11 am. We will gather for food, conversation, and sharing as we grow together in faith.

Membership 101 – If you are looking for a church home, Lord of Life offers a New Member Orientation 101 class. These classes are for those interested in membership at Lord of Life and those seeking more information on Lord of Life’s mission and ministries. Member Orientation 101 class is a one night event and attendance is required by all who wish to become members of Lord of Life Lutheran Church. This class will be held on Wednesday, April 18 from 7 pm to 8 pm. To register go to www.lolbaxter.org click on: I’m New then Becoming a Member.

Membership 201 – Membership 201 session is available for those seeking more information about the Lutheran Church and a chance to meet the pastors during the three-night session.This is a three-night session: Monday, April 9, 16 & 23. To register go to www.lolbaxter.org click on: I’m New then Becoming a Member.

Volunteer Opportunity – Please consider volunteering to help in the church office on Tuesday afternoons during the office staff meeting at 1:00 pm. Contact Colleen at 828-9374 or colleen@lolbaxter.org.

Church Council Retreat – There will be a retreat held for Church Council members on Saturday, April 21 from 8:30 am to 2 pm at LOL.

Youth Rummage Sale – Lord of Life is having its annual Rummage and Bake Sale on May 11th and 12th and we would love if you would donate items to our sale. Please put aside gently used items for the sale. We do not take TV’s, computers, or adult clothing. Kids and junior clothing are welcome.

Wednesday Suppers – Join us for Wednesday suppers on April 11, 18 & 25 and May 2 starting at 5:15 pm.

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. 

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.

Hotdish & Hoopla – Join us at Lord of Life for a Talent Show on Sunday, April 22 starting with supper at 5 pm and Talent Show at 6 pm. Do you have a talent you would like to share: musical, comedy or juggling? Please sign up by April 15 in the Narthex, if you would like to participate in the Talent show or bring a hotdish, bars or relish tray for supper. Visual Artists, we would love to display your work in a gallery in the commons. Please bring your artwork to the church on Saturday, April 21 by 3 pm.