This Week’s Announcements

Your congregation needs you!!! Yes, we need volunteers!  Visit the Church Community Builder Website ( and click on the “Needs” tab (on the left) – you’ll see many, many volunteer opportunities. Please sign up!

We are making plans for outdoor parking lot worship – and we are need of a pontoon, hay wagon, or a deer stand to use as a platform for our worship service. If you have one that we can borrow on Sunday mornings, please email

Living Lutheran – June/July addition can be picked up at LOL in the black box outside of the church door. If you would like to subscribe to the magazine and receive it monthly visit to sign up.

New Member 101 Class – is 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 class is a one-night event and attendance is required by all who wish to become members of Lord of Life Lutheran Church. New Member 101 Class will be held by Zoom on Thursday, June 11 at 7 pm or Monday, June 15 at 2 pm or Monday June 29 at 7 pm. If you are interested in this event please email for more information and to sign up. 

Summer Stretch @ Home Edition – This year summer stretch will look a little different! Students entering 7th-9th grade next year will receive a weekly service challenge via email and our social media platforms. You are encouraged to complete the challenges at home or in your neighborhoods. When you have completed your challenge share your pictures through social media or email them to

On July 16 back in 1995, Pastor Erika Nilsen was ordained – This July, Lord of Life will celebrate the 25th anniversary of that great day. You are encouraged to participate in a card & letter shower for her. Send cards and letters to her c/o Colleen at Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 6190 Fairview Road, Baxter, MN 56425. Letters sent directly to Colleen will be collected in a scrapbook. Normally we might try to make this a surprise, but these aren’t normal times. Please help us all celebrate her ministry here and at First Lutheran in Aitken. Mail in your cards before July 3rd.

Do you like to scrapbook or craft? We are in need of someone to help with a project.  Please email if you can help out.

Do you enjoy the daily prayerLIFE @12:45 devotions? Would you like to share a devotion with us to put on our prayerLIFE @12:45? Please email and we will send you more information.

Habitat For Humanity/Thrivent Faith Build – Progress is being made at the Johnson house in Baxter.  THANK YOU to our partners from Trinity Lutheran in Brainerd and Lord of Life Lutheran in Baxter.  Several volunteers from both churches were on site last week and this week. Volunteers are still needed and if you would like to help email

When St. Joseph’s Medical Center admits a patient, they ask what religious denomination the person belongs to – not the name of a specific church.  If you say “Lutheran” we will not be notified.  If hospitalized, please say you are from Lord of Life Lutheran so that a Pastor will be notified.

Worshiping On Wednesdays and Sundays – Worship services are not only held on Facebook (click here), but also on YouTube (click LordofLifeBaxter), and can also be accessed by visiting

Daily Devotions and prayer – Join us each weekday for prayerLIFE@12:45 on Facebook and at our YouTube Channel, LordofLifeBaxter.

Birthdays and Prayers for the week – Click here to see this Week’s Birthdays, Anniversaries, and Prayers.