This Week’s Announcements

Sunday Night Book Club – will meet at Northern Lakes Senior Living Library on Sunday, September 16 at 6:30 pm. October dates are October 7 & 21.

LOLLY (Lots of Living Left Yet) – will meet on Wednesday, September 19, at 11:30 am for a potluck lunch in Fellowship Hall. The program will be presented by a representative from “Fishing Has No Boundaries,” a weekend program of fun and fishing for people with disabilities. For more information call either Pat Huhta (218-330-3447), Mary Anderson (218-330-6171) or the church office (218-828-9374).  

How Climate Change is Affecting the Brainerd Lakes Area – A presentation by meteorologist, broadcaster, and author Paul Douglas on Saturday, September 22 from 10 am to 12 pm at Lord of Life.

Discovering God’s Vision for Your Life-You and your Spiritual Gifts Class –This course helps individuals to grow by discovering their gifts and learning how God wants them to be used. John Wolf will be teaching the class starting Sunday, September 30 through November 18 at 10:30 am. The class will cost $15 and you can register at: https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/64/responses/new.

Stephen Ministry – On Sunday, September 30th and Wednesday October 3rd, we will be commissioning our new Stephen Ministry Leaders! Lolly Kalinoski and Deb Bergstrom. Lolly and Deb will help lead our Stephen Ministry in: selecting, training and supervising our Stephen Ministers and making sure our new Stephen Ministry will run smoothly. John Wolf will also be commissioned at these services as he will be facilitating the 8 hour “Discovering God’s Vision in Your Life: You and Your Spiritual Gifts” class that will begin on September 30. We ask God’s blessings and your prayers on our new Stephen Leader Team and for the success of this ministry!

Confidence Learning Center Auction – Will be Saturday, September 22 with preview starting at 9 am and Auction starting at 10 am. Auction items are listed at www.campconfidence.com/fall-auction.

Confirmation Picture from October of 2014– Confirmation parents, we are looking for the 2014 Confirmation picture. If you have a group photo please email the picture to office@lolbaxter.org.

New Members 101 Class – If you are looking for a church home, Lord of Life offers a New Member Orientation 101 class. This class is for those interested in membership at Lord of Life and those seeking more information on Lord of Life’s mission and ministries. This is a one-night event and attendance is required by all who wish to become members of Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Here are the upcoming sessions:

  • Wednesday, October 3 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm
  • Monday, November 5 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Register at: https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/43/responses/new

Women of the ELCA – Heartland Fall Conference Gathering – Will be Thursday, October 4, at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd. Registration begins at 8 am and Brunch will start at 9 am. The speaker will be Steve Larson from First Lutheran Church. Cost is $8.

Fuel Up For Forestview – Once again we are helping to stock the pantry at Forestview with items to help provide food, clothing, school supplies, and hygiene items for middle school students experiencing financial hardships at home. We’ll be collecting items through the month of September. Items needed include:

  • Granola bars & fruit snacks
  • Macaroni and Cheese (Boxes or the small microwavable portions)
  • Skillet dinners or Hamburger Helpers
  • Individual small boxes of cereal & oatmeal
  • Microwaveable popcorn
  • Individual Fruit cups
  • Peanut Butter & Jelly
  • Juice boxes
  • Shampoo
  • toothpaste/tooth brush
  • Boys and girls deodorant
  • feminine hygiene products
  • school supplies
  • sports bras & underwear