Worship Orders

This Week’s Announcements

serveCAMP August 6-10 – Partnered with Camp Onomia, again this year, Lord of Life will be hosting a week long at home mission trip/camp experience for our youth. Through amazing games and Bible study put on by Camp Onomia and service work set up in our community this will be an amazing week. We look forward to sharing our story with you next month! serveCAMP is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018.

Register Before July 25 to Receive a T-shirt – Send your kids on an impacting island adventure–with Shipwrecked VBS! Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm for 3 years to 5th grade. Cost is $15 per child with a family max of $25. Get ready for an adventure to an uncharted island where kids are Rescued by Jesus! At Shipwrecked VBS, one memorable Bible Point is reinforced throughout each station. Each day kids will have fun learning through an interactive bible story, games, imagination station and lots of singing. Register at http://tinyurl.com/eveningvbs2018.

Volunteers Needed – Evening VBS is August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm and we are in need of group leaders, 7th grade to adults, to help lead VBS kids to each activity. If you can help out email the church office at colleen.bush@lolbaxter.org.

Donations for Evening VBS – If you would like to help by donating an item for Evening VBS, please take a life preserver off the bulletin board near the office. Bring the item to the office by the date listed. Some items we would like to borrow, please put your name on them so we can return them.

God’s Work Our Hands – Mark your Connection Cards or sign-up in the Narthex if you would like to be a part of God’s Work. Our Hands on Sunday, September 9 at 10 am. We will be going to Camp Confidence, a women’s shelter and packing meals for Kids Against Hunger.

New Member Orientation 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. New Member Orientation 101 is a one night event and attendance is required by all who wish to become members of Lord of Life Lutheran Church. The July 25 New Member Class has been cancelled and moved to Tuesday, August 21, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, in Pastor Steve’s Office. Register at: https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/43/responses/new.

Pick-up a Copy of the Family Weekly – The Family Weekly lets you know the Calendar of events for the week, Birthdays, Anniversaries and who is in need of prayer. Pick-up a copy in the Narthex by the front doors.

SAIL. (Staying Active and Independent for Life) – Join us for the SAIL Program on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9 am -10 am in the Commons. This is a strength, balance and fitness evidence based program for adults 65 and older. It is similar to the Bone Builders, but has some additions.

Join the Missions and Social Concerns Team – We have a fund entitled, “Beyond our Doors” that receives regular financial support. WE NEED TO GIVE THAT MONEY AWAY, and in order to do that we need a dedicated group of people who are willing to do some research regarding local and global charities; make wise decisions, and then report those decisions back to the church council. Please pray about joining the Missions and Social Concerns Team! Mark your Connection Card if you are interested.

Sound and Light Techs Needed – Would you like to help out in the sound booth on Sundays and Wednesdays. Running sound and power point is easy to learn and we will train you. If interested please email colleen@lolbaxter.org.

Operation Sandwich Donations and Volunteering – Operation Sandwich is in need of donations of: granola bars, goldfish crackers, fruit snacks, peanut butter, jelly, fruit cups, squeeze applesauce and trail mix. Cash donations or gift cards can also be given to buy fresh produce. Donations can be dropped off at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 8th Ave NE, Brainerd. Operation Sandwich is also looking for volunteers for prepping the lunches and delivery. If you would like to help with this go to https://www.unitedwaynow.org.

This Week’s Announcements

Red Cross Blood Drive – Thank you to everyone that took the time on July 3rd to donate blood with the American Red Cross. Because of your donation, we were able to collect 32 pints of blood. (Four pints over our goal!) Of course, the real winners are the patients in need of blood. As you know, each blood donation can help save up to three lives. Your donation is truly appreciated by the blood recipients, their loved ones and all of us here at Lord of Life. Our next blood drive will be in February.

Campfire Worship/Potluck – We will have a outdoor worship service on Wednesday, July 18, at 6 pm. Bring a dish to pass for our potluck supper; hotdogs are provided.

Come Celebrate Tea at Bethany Good Samaritan in Brainerd – The women of Lord of Life will be serving tea and treats on Thursday, July 19th from 2 pm to 3 pm at Bethany Good Samaritan. All you need to do is show up. For more information, talk to Sally Jacobsen, 829-1704.

serveCAMP August 6-10 – serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kids will be building trust, helping others, growing in faith and having fun. There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018.

Register Before July 25 to Receive a T-shirt – Send your kids on an impacting island adventure. Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. For 3 years to 5th grade. Cost is $15 per child with a family max of $25. Register at http://tinyurl.com/eveningvbs2018.

Help Proofread the Monthly Newsletters – We are in need of a few more people to help proofread the monthly newsletter. If you are interested, please email Colleen at colleen.bush@lolbaxter.org.

New Member Orientation 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. New Member Orientation 101 is a one night event and attendance is required by all who wish to become members of Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Our next session will be held in Pastor Steve’s office on Wednesday, July 25, from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm. Register at: https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/43/responses/new

Join the Missions and Social Concerns Team – We have a fund entitled, “Beyond our Doors” that receives regular financial support. WE NEED TO GIVE THAT MONEY AWAY, and in order to do that we need a dedicated group of people who are willing to do some research regarding local and global charities; make wise decisions, and then report those decisions back to the church council. Please pray about joining the Missions and Social Concerns Team! Mark your Connection Card if you are interested.

God’s Work Our Hands – Mark your Connection Cards if you would like to be a part of God’s Work. Our Hands on Sunday, September 9 at 10 am.

Musical Opportunity for Kids – Starting this fall we would love for kids to play a musical instrument or sing during communion. If you are interested in this, please email the church office at colleen.bush@lolbaxter.org.

Donations for Evening VBS – If you would like to help by donating an item for Evening VBS, please take a life preserver off the bulletin board near the office. Bring the item to the office by the date listed. Some items we would like to borrow, please put your name on them so we can return them.

Operation Sandwich Donations and Volunteering – Operation Sandwich is in need of donations of: granola bars, goldfish crackers, fruit snacks, peanut butter, jelly, fruit cups, squeeze applesauce and trail mix. Cash donations or gift cards can also be given to buy fresh produce. Donations can be dropped off at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 8th Ave NE, Brainerd. Operation Sandwich is also looking for volunteers for prepping the lunches and delivery. If you would like to help with this go to https://www.unitedwaynow.org.

This Week’s Announcements

serveCAMP August 6-10 – serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kids will be building trust, helping others, growing in faith and having fun. There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018.

Register for Evening VBS – Send your kids on an impacting island adventure. Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. For ages 3 years to 5th grade – Register before July 25 to receive a t-shirt. Cost is $15 per child with a family max of $25. Register at http://tinyurl.com/eveningvbs2018.

Campfire Worship/Potluck – We will have a outdoor worship service on Wednesday, July 18, at 6 pm. Bring a dish to pass for our potluck supper; hotdogs are provided.

Join the Missions and Social Concerns Team – We have a fund entitled, “Beyond our Doors” that receives regular financial support. WE NEED TO GIVE THAT MONEY AWAY, and in order to do that we need a dedicated group of people who are willing to do some research regarding local and global charities; make wise decisions, and then report those decisions back to the church council. Please pray about joining the Missions and Social Concerns Team! Mark your Connection Card if you are interested.

God’s Work Our Hands – Mark your Connection Cards if you would like to be a part of God’s Work. Our Hands on Sunday, September 9 at 10 am.

July Newsletter – The July Newsletter is now available at lolbaxter.org or you can pick up a copy in the Narthex.

Christ in our Home – The July, August, September Christ In Our Home is available at the Welcome Center in the Narthex.

Are you missing your favorite cake pan or bowl? – Please check in the Kitchen if you are missing anything.

Donations for Evening VBS – If you would like to help by donating an item for Evening VBS. Please take a life preserver off the bulletin board near the office. Bring the item to the office by the date listed. Some items we would like to borrow, please put your name on them so we can return them.

Operation Sandwich Donations and Volunteering – Operation Sandwich is in need of donations of: granola bars, goldfish crackers, fruit snacks, peanut butter, jelly, fruit cups, squeeze applesauce and trail mix. Cash donations or gift cards can also be given to buy fresh produce. Donations can be dropped off at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 8th Ave NE, Brainerd. Operation Sandwich is also looking for volunteers for prepping the lunches and delivery. If you would like to help with this go to https://www.unitedwaynow.org.

Living Lutheran Magazine – July Living Lutheran Magazine is available at the Welcome Center in the Narthex.

Traveling this summer – Find an ELCA congregation along your summer vacation route and experience worship in a different church. Lutherans are ready to welcome you all over the U.S. and Caribbean. Search by location at ELCA.org/FindACongregation.

Pushpay – We are very excited to introduce a new, easy way to support Lord of Life! You can now give simply and easily by using Pushpay for your tithes, offerings, and special gifts! To start, text LOLBAXTER to 77977 and you will receive a link to our custom giving page. Or look for the Pushpay App in the App Store. Pushpay currently accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover, as well as ACH (bank account) gifts!

AmazonSmile – is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile. On your first visit to AmazonSmile or to change your organization, visit https://smile.amazon.com/gp/chpf/change/ and search for “Lord of Life Lutheran Church Baxter MN.”

 

This Week’s Announcements

Time of Prayer For our Nation on July 4th – Join Pastor Steve in a Time of Prayer for our Nation on Wednesday, July 4, at 12 pm in the Sanctuary. 

Wednesday Night Worship Cancelled – There will be no 6 pm worship service on Wednesday, July 4th.

Church Office – will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, for the 4th of July.

Blood Drive – Lord of Life will be hosting a blood drive on Tuesday, July 3 from 12 pm to 4 pm. Sign up at redcrossblood.org.

Stephen Ministry Leaders Chosen – Please pray for Deb Bergstrom and Lolly Kalinoski who have been chosen to serve as Lord of Life’s first Stephen Ministry Leaders. They, along with Pastor Erika, will be attending a weeklong training event, July 15-21, to learn how to recruit, train, and implement the Stephen Ministry program here at Lord of Life.

THANK YOU! To those who have responded with additional gifts during the months of May and June to help close the substantial gap in our budget before our fiscal year ends. There is still time to give before our year end on June 30th – please help us end the year positively!

Will you prayerfully consider joining the Missions and Social Concerns Team? We have a fund entitled, “Beyond our Doors” that receives regular financial support. WE NEED TO GIVE THAT MONEY AWAY, and in order to do that we need a dedicated group of people who are willing to do some research regarding local and global charities; make decisions, and then report those decisions back to the church council. Please pray about joining the Missions and Social Concerns Team! Please check the box on the back of of your Connection Cards if you are interested. 

Preschool VBS July 9-12 – from 9 am – 11:30 am For ages 3, 4 & 5-pre K. At Vacation Bible School (VBS) kids participate in exciting games and experience God’s Word in Bible stories and by exploring and creating through crafts, snacks and games. Cost is $15.00, family cap: $25.00. Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/yb3v5c5x.

Preschool VBS Helpers – We are in need of 7th graders to adults to help with VBS July 9-12 from 8:30 am to 12 pm. If you would like to volunteer please email the office at colleen@lolbaxter.org.

Day Camp July 9-12 – from 9 am – 4 pm for K-4th Grade. Fun activities are led by trained Luther Crest Bible Camp counselors and are designed to give children an opportunity to grow their faith. Cost is $60. sign up at http://tinyurl.com/ycmcltob.

serveCAMP August 6-10 – serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kids will be building trust, helping others, growing in faith and having fun. There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018.

Register for Evening VBS – Send your kids on an impacting island adventure. Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. For ages 3 years to 5th grade – Register before July 25 to receive a t-shirt. Cost is $15 per child with a family max of $25. Register at http://tinyurl.com/eveningvbs2018.

Operation Sandwich Donations and Volunteering – Operation Sandwich is in need of donations of: granola bars, goldfish crackers, fruit snacks, peanut butter, jelly, fruit cups, squeeze applesauce and trail mix. Cash donations or gift cards can also be given to buy fresh produce. Donations can be dropped off at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 8th Ave NE, Brainerd. Operation Sandwich is also looking for volunteers for prepping the lunches and delivery. If you would like to help with this go to https://www.unitedwaynow.org.

God’s Work Our Hands – Mark your Connection Cards if you would like to be a part of God’s Work. Our Hands on Sunday, September 9, at 10 am.

Golf Outing & Fundraiser For Camp Onomia Campership Fund – Gather a foursome and join Camp Onomia for a great afternoon of golf. Monday, July 30, at 10 am. $75 a person: includes 18 holes, cart, fun and prizes! Registration forms in the Narthex or sign up by email: CampOnomia@gmail.com.

This Week’s Announcements

Worship Survey Reminder – The Council is inviting you to share your thoughts about worship at Lord of Life. Please complete the 5 question survey previously sent via email on 6/19 to the email address you entered into CCB. If you would like to complete a paper survey, copies can be located on the bulletin board in the Narthex. All responses will be kept anonymous. Please don’t include your name unless you would like to be contacted. We value your opinion and hope you’ll take a few moments to provide feedback to help guide the worship experience. Responses will be collected through 6/30.

Time of Prayer – Join Pastor Steve in a Time of Prayer for our Country on Wednesday, July 4, at 12 pm in the Sanctuary. There will be no 6 pm worship service that night.

Preschool VBS July 9-12 – from 9 am – 11:30 am For ages 3, 4 & 5-pre K. At Vacation Bible School (VBS) kids participate in exciting games and experience God’s Word in Bible stories and by exploring and creating through crafts, snacks and games. Cost is $15.00, family cap: $25.00. Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/yb3v5c5x.

Preschool VBS Helpers – We are in need of 7th graders to adults to help with VBS July 9-12 from 8:30 am to 12 pm. If you would like to volunteer please email the office at colleen@lolbaxter.org.

Day Camp July 9-12 – from 9 am – 4 pm for ages K-4th Grade. Fun activities are led by trained Luther Crest Bible Camp counselors and are designed to give children an opportunity to grow their faith. Cost is $60. sign up at http://tinyurl.com/ycmcltob.

serveCAMP August 6-10 – serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year.There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018.

Golf Outing & Fundraiser For Camp Onomia Campership Fund – Gather a group of 4 and join Camp Onomia for a great afternoon of golf. Monday, July 30 at 10 am. $75 a person: includes 18 holes, cart, fun and prizes! Registration forms in the Narthex or sign up by email: CampOnomia@gmail.com.

Register for Evening VBS – Send your kids on an impacting island adventure. Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. For ages 3 years to 5th grade – Register before July 25 to receive a t-shirt. Cost is $15 per child with a family max of $25. Register at http://tinyurl.com/eveningvbs2018.

This Week’s Announcements

Worship Survey – The Council is inviting you to share your thoughts about worship at Lord of lIfe. Please complete the 5 question survey being sent via email on June 19 to the email address you entered into CCB. If you would like to complete a paper survey, copies are located on the bulletin board in the Narthex. All responses will be kept anonymous. Please don’t include your name unless you would like to be contacted. We value your opinion and hope you’ll take a few moments to provide feedback to help guide the worship experience. Responses will be collected through June 30.

Time of Prayer – Join Pastor Steve in a Time of Prayer for our Country on Wednesday, July 4 at 12 pm in the Sanctuary. There will be no 6 pm worship service that night.

Operation Sandwich Donations and Volunteering – 800 lunches were served last week through Operation Sandwich and they are in need of donations.  They are in need of: granola bars, goldfish crackers, fruit snacks, peanut butter, jelly, fruit cups, squeeze applesauce and trail mix. Cash donations or gift cards can also be given to buy fresh produce. Donations can be dropped off at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 418 8th Ave NE, Brainerd. Operation Sandwich is also looking for volunteers for prepping the lunches and delivery. If you would like to help with this go to https://www.unitedwaynow.org.

Preschool VBS July 9-12 – from 9 am – 11:30 am For ages 3, 4 & 5-pre K. At Vacation Bible School (VBS) kids participate in exciting games and experience God’s Word in Bible stories and by exploring and creating through crafts, snacks and games. Cost is $15.00, family cap: $25.00. Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/yb3v5c5x.

Day Camp July 9-12 – from 9 am – 4 pm for ages K-4th Grade. Fun activities are led by trained Luther Crest Bible Camp Counselors and are designed to give children an opportunity to grow their faith. Cost is $60. sign up at http://tinyurl.com/ycmcltob.

Faithful Mothers – Join us this summer for Faithful Mothers. We will meet this summer on Wednesday mornings from 10 am to 11:30 am. Dates are June 20, July 11, 25 and August 8 & 22. Childcare is available.

Prayer Chain In-service – Pastor Steve will be teaching Lectio Divina at the Prayer Chain In-service on Sunday, June 24 at 10:15 am and Wednesday, June 27 at 6 pm. If you are interested in learning about Lectio Divina please sign-up in the Narthex for this event by Thursday, June 21.

Golf Outing & Fundraiser For Camp Onomia Campership Fund – Gather a group of four and join Camp Onomia for a great afternoon of golf. Monday, July 30 at 10 am. $75 a person: includes 18 holes, cart, fun and prizes! Registration forms in the Narthex or sign up by email: CampOnomia@gmail.com.

Campfire Worship/Potluck – We will have a outdoor worship service on Wednesday, June 20, at 6 pm. Bring a dish to pass for our potluck supper; hotdogs are provided.

This Week’s Annoucements

Preschool VBS July 9-12 – from 9 am – 11:30 am For ages 3, 4 & 5-pre K. At Vacation Bible School (VBS) kids participate in exciting games and experience God’s Word in Bible stories and by exploring and creating through crafts, snacks and games. Cost is $15.00, family cap: $25.00. Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/yb3v5c5x.

Day Camp July 9-12 – from 9 am – 4 pm for ages K-4th Grade. Fun activities are led by trained Luther Crest Bible Camp Counselors and are designed to give children an opportunity to grow their faith. Cost is $60. sign up at http://tinyurl.com/ycmcltob.

serveCAMP August 6-10 – serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kid’s will be building trust, helping others, growing in faith and having fun. There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018

Register for Evening VBS – Send your kids on an impacting island adventure. At Shipwrecked VBS, kids discover how Jesus rescues us through life’s storms. Shipwrecked is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch and even taste! Kid’s discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life-something we call “God Sightings”. Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. For ages 3 years to 5th grade – Register before July 25 to receive a t-shirt. Cost is $15 per child with a family max of $25. http://tinyurl.com/eveningvbs2018.

Prayer Chain In-service – Will be held Sunday, June 24 at 10:15 am and Wednesday, June 27 at 6 pm. We require a commitment of each Prayer Chain Member to attend at least one prayer chain in-service during a 12-month period. Please sign-up in the Narthex for this event.

Sharing Bread Soup KitchenSign up in the Narthex for the next soup kitchen, on Sunday, July 1. 

The 50-Voice Minnesota All-State Lutheran Choir – will perform a concert and hymn sing in Princeton at 7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 20 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 111 6th Ave. N. A free-will offering will be collected.

Faithful Mothers – Join us this summer for Faithful Mothers. We will meet this summer on Wednesday mornings from 10 am to 11:30 am. Dates are June 20, July 11, 25 and August 8 & 22. Childcare is available.

Campfire Worship/Potluck – We will have a outdoor worship service on Wednesday, June 20, at 6 pm. Bring a dish to pass for our potluck supper; hotdogs are provided.

Living Lutheran Magazine – The June Living Lutheran Magazine is available at the Welcome Center in the Narthex.

Evening VBS is August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm and we need your help. If you would like to volunteer, there will be childcare available for ages 2 and under. Please check the back of your Connection Card or email the church office at colleen@lolbaxter. org if you would like to help with:

Ship Rec Games Leader – Make waves as a Ship Rec Games Leader and prepare and lead crews through fun games and snack time.

Decorating Team for Sanctuary – Help put ideas together and create a shipwrecked/Island adventure in the Sanctuary for Evening VBS.

Decorating Team for Classrooms – Help decorate the Preschool room, Bible Discovery and Imagination Station rooms with a fun tropical island/shipwrecked theme.

Crew Leaders – Make your way to Shipwrecked VBS each day and participate in creative activities while building relationships with a group of five to seven elementary-age kids. Great for Grades 6th through college. Crew leaders will take their group to all the stations and guide small-group discussions where kids connect their unforgettable Bible experiences to real life.

Preschool Tide Pool Leader/Coord. – You will lead fun activities and guide preschoolers in awesome Bible-learning activities geared around our shipwreck theme. Preschoolers will learn bible verses and read a bible story each day. There is a Leader Guide with everything you need to know!

Preschool Tide Pool Crew leader – Make your way to Shipwrecked VBS each day and participate in creative activities while building relationships with preschoolers. Great for Grades 6th through college. 

This Week’s Announcements

Our Annual Congregational Meeting – will be on Sunday, June 3 from 10:15 am to 11:00 am. Join the Lord of Life family as we meet to:

  • Celebrate 2017 milestones.
  • Review 2017 Activity Reports from Pastors, Officers and Teams.
  • Review 2017 Financial Reports.
  • Elect 2018-2019 Officers, Council and Team Members.
  • Adopt the 2018-2019 budget.

All confirmed members in good standing are eligible to attend, participate and vote.

Preschool VBS July 9-12 – from 9 am – 11:30 am For ages 3, 4 & 5-pre K. At Vacation Bible School (VBS) kids participate in exciting games and experience God’s Word in Bible stories and by exploring and creating through crafts, snacks and games. Cost is $15.00, family cap: $25.00. Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/yb3v5c5x.

Day Camp July 9-12 – from 9 am – 3 pm for ages K-4th Grade. Fun activities are led by trained Luther Crest Bible Camp Counselors and are designed to give children an opportunity to grow their faith. Cost is $60. sign up at http://tinyurl.com/ycmcltob.

serveCAMP August 6-10 – serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kid’s will be building trust, helping others, growing in faith and having fun. There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018

Christ in our Home – The July, August, September Christ In Our Home Devotions are available at the Welcome Center in the Narthex.

Prayer Chain In-service – Will be held Sunday, June 24 at 10:15 am and Wednesday, June 27 at 6 pm. We require a commitment of each Prayer Chain Member to attend at least one prayer chain in-service during a 12-month period. Please sign-up in the Narthex for this event.

Traveling this summer –  Find an ELCA congregation along your summer vacation route and experience worship in a different church. Lutherans are ready to welcome you all over the U.S. and Caribbean. Search by location at ELCA.org/FindACongregation.

Register for Evening VBS – Send your kids on an impacting island adventure. At Shipwrecked VBS, kids discover how Jesus rescues us through life’s storms. Shipwrecked is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch and even taste! Kid’s discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life-something we call God Sightings. Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. For ages 3 years to 5th grade. Register before July 25 to receive a t-shirt. http://tinyurl.com/eveningvbs2018.

This Week’s Announcements

Our Annual Congregational Meeting – will be on Sunday, June 3 from 10:15 am to 11:00 am. Join the Lord of Life family as we meet to:

  • Celebrate 2017 milestones.
  • Review 2017 Activity Reports from Pastors, Officers and Teams.
  • Review 2017 Financial Reports.
  • Elect 2018-2019 Officers, Council and Team Members.
  • Adopt the 2018-2019 budget.

All confirmed members in good standing are eligible to attend, participate and vote.

Summer Stretch begins June 7 – For completed 6th, 7th or 8th Grade Students. Summer Stretch is a special program for those participating in Confirmation in the upcoming school year. Summer Stretch 2018 meets Thursdays starting on June 7 for 5 sessions, from 9 am – 4 pm. This is a great way to meet people, hang with friends, have fun, and do something important during your summer. Dates are June 7, 14, 21 and July 19. The Twins game will be Wednesday, July 11. Cost is $75 for 5 weeks. Sign-up at http://tinyurl.com/SummerStretch2018.

Preschool VBS July 9-12 – from 9 am – 11:30 am For ages 3, 4 & 5-pre K. At Vacation Bible School (VBS) kids participate in exciting games and experience God’s Word in Bible stories and by exploring and creating through crafts, snacks and games. Cost is $15.00, family cap: $25.00. Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/yb3v5c5x.

Day Camp July 9-12 – from 9 am – 3 pm for ages K-4th Grade. Fun activities are led by trained Luther Crest Bible Camp Counselors and are designed to give children an opportunity to grow their faith. Cost is $60.  sign up at http://tinyurl.com/ycmcltob.

Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen – We are in need of volunteers for the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen on Sunday, June 3. If you can volunteer, please sign up in the Narthex. If you have any questions, call Nancy Smith at 218-820-4273.

serveCAMP August 6-10 – serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kid’s will be building trust, helping others, growing in faith and having fun. There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018

Save The Date – Evening VBS – Send your kids on an impacting island adventure. At Shipwrecked VBS, kids discover how Jesus rescues us through life’s storms. Shipwrecked is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch and even taste! Kid’s discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life-something we call God Sightings. Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. For ages 3 years to 5th grade – Registration will be out soon!

Summer Watering Crew – Join the Summer Watering Crew this summer and take a week to help with watering the shrubs and flowers around LOL. If you would like to help email the church office at colleen.bush@lolbaxter.org and we will let you know available dates.

This Week’s Annoucements

Summer Worship hourswill start Sunday, May 27 with one service at 9 am. The Wednesday service will be at 6:00 pm.

Our Annual Congregational Meeting – will be on Sunday, June 3 from 10:15 am to 11:00 am. Join the Lord of Life family as we meet to:

  • Celebrate 2017 milestones.
  • Review 2017 Activity Reports from Pastors, Officers and Teams.
  • Review 2017 Financial Reports.
  • Elect 2018-2019 Officers, Council and Team Members.
  • Adopt the 2018-2019 budget.

All confirmed members in good standing are eligible to attend, participate and vote.

Summer Stretch begins June 7 – For completed 6th, 7th or 8th Grade Students. Summer Stretch is a special program for those participating in Confirmation in the upcoming school year. Summer Stretch 2018 meets Thursdays starting on June 7 for 5 sessions, from 9 am – 4 pm. This is a great way to meet people, hang with friends, have fun, and do something important during your summer. Dates are June 7, 14, 21 and July 19. The Twins game will be Wednesday, July 11. Cost is $75 for 5 weeks. Sign-up at http://tinyurl.com/SummerStretch2018.

Preschool VBS July 9-12 – from 9 am – 11:30 am For ages 3, 4 & 5-pre K.

At Vacation Bible School (VBS) kids participate in exciting games and experience God’s Word in Bible stories and by exploring and creating through crafts, snacks and games. Cost is $15.00, family cap: $25.00. Sign up at http://tinyurl.com/yb3v5c5x.

Day Camp July 9-12 – from 9 am – 3 pm for ages K-4th Grade.

Fun activities are led by trained Luther Crest Bible Camp Counselors and are designed to give children an opportunity to grow their faith. Cost is $60. sign up at http://tinyurl.com/ycmcltob.

Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen – We are still in need of groups or families to sign up for the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen for June 3. Please sign up in the Narthex if you can help out.

serveCAMP August 6-10 – serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kid’s will be building trust, helping others, growing in faith and having fun. There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. Cost is $125 – this covers camp activities, servant opportunities, transportation, 4 breakfasts, 5 lunches and a week they will never forget. http://tinyurl.com/serveCAMP2018.

Save The Date – Evening VBS – Send your kids on am impacting island adventure. At Shipwrecked VBS, kids discover how Jesus rescues us through life’s storms. Shipwrecked is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids see, hear, touch and even taste! Kid’s discover how to see evidence of God in everyday life-something we call God Sightings. Evening VBS will be August 12-15 from 6 pm to 8 pm. Registration will be out soon!