March 30, 2018

Church Office – will be closed on Monday, April 2.

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.

Potluck on April 4 – Bring a dish to pass and join us for a potluck on Wednesday, April 4, starting at 5:15 pm.

Pancake Breakfast – Join us for a Pancake Breakfast on April 8 at 9:45 am. Free-will donations will gotowards our youth going to the Youth Gathering in June.

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

Youth Rummage Sale – Lord of Life is having it’s 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.

Thank you from Social Concerns Team – Thank you for helping us fight hunger in our state. Your donations of food and dollars to Minnesota FoodShare went directly to local food shelves in the Brainerd/Baxter area. This year Lord of Life provided 200 pounds of food and $409.47 in cash donations. We appreciate your generosity!

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 4 from 7 pm to 8 pm.

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. If you have been confirmed in the Lutheran Church and will be transferring your membership from an ELCA Lutheran Congregation, it is not necessary you attend these classes; however, you are highly encouraged to do so. 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.

Hotdish & Hoopla – Join us at Lord of Life for a Talent Show on Sunday, April 22 starting with supper at 5 pm the Talent Show will start at 6 pm. Do you have a talent you would like to share: musical, comedy or juggling. Anyone can participate in the Talent Show from LOL or from the Community! Please sign up in the Narthex by April 15 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.