This Week’s Announcements

Prayer Chain In-service – Our next in-service will be Sunday, December 2 at 10:30 am or Wednesday, December 5 at 7:00 pm. We require a commitment of each member to attend at least one prayer chain in-service during a 12-month period. For more information or to join this group, please come to our next in-service.

Advent Readers – Advent is upon us and we are in need of families or individuals to read and light the Advent candle. Make a note on your Connection Card or email colleen@lolbaxter.org.

New Members 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. Tuesday, December 11 from 7 pm to 8:30 pm is our next class. Register at:https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/43/responses/new

Christmas Caroling – Mark your calendars and join us for Christmas Caroling after the 10:30 am worship service on December 9.

Sunday, December 16 Services – Join us for our Advent Worship Service at 9 am with the Choir singing. Our 10:30 am service will be a Children’s program and A Very Merry Teens Upstream Christmas Play. A Very Merry Teens Upstream Christmas Play will also be on December 12 at 6 pm.

Charlie Brown Christmas Tree – Please consider donating grocery and gas gift cards from area businesses. These gift cards are used for local families in need during the holiday season and throughout the year. Any amount helps.

Advent Devotions – Pick up a copy of “Hark, the Glad Sound!” an Advent Devotional at the Welcome Center.

December Newsletter – is available at the Welcome Center.

Christmas Services – Christmas Eve Worship Services will be on Monday, December 24 at 3 pm, 5 pm & 9 pm. There will be no Wednesday Worship Service on December 26, and one Worship Service at 9 am on December 30.

Stephen Ministry Meeting – Compassion, a listening ear, encouragement, faith, servanthood, patience – has God Given you one or more of these gifts?Are you being called to Stephen Ministry? Come and find out Thursday, December 6, 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm or Sunday, December 9, 10:30 am to 11:30 am.

Angel Tree – Some little angels in our community need some extra help this year to make their Holiday bright. Select a tag from the Angel tree and purchase any gift listed, please include at least one clothing item. All unwrapped gifts need to be dropped off at the Salvation Army at 208 South 5th Street by Friday, December 7. Please have the unwrapped gifts include the Angel Tag and make sure the information on the tag is also on the gift.

The Cold and Snow are Here – We are looking for volunteers to help with shoveling our sidewalks at Lord of Life. This helps keep our snow removal costs down. Volunteers will take a one-week slot and shovel the sidewalks twice a day if it snows. If you would like to help with this email the church office at colleen@lolbaxter.org. or sign-up in the Narthex.

LIFEgroups starting in January! Are you interested in exploring a deeper and richer connection to Christ and others? Mark your Connection Card to be a part of an 8 week LIFEgroup as together we read and discuss the book “Renew Your Life – Discovering the Wellspring of God’s Energy” by Kai Mark Nilsen.  

Thursday Men’s Fellowship – Meets on Thursdays at 10:00 am in the Commons at Lord of Life. Come for coffee, donuts, conversation and Bible study. For more information contact Ted Anderson 218-831-1372.

God at the Movies – Join us in watching a movie and discussing how we saw God in that movie. Check your Connection Card and we will email you when a movie is picked and tell you the date and time.

Sound & Light Technicians – We need your help with Sound & Projection during Sunday and/or Wednesday Worship. Hands on training provided.

Men’s Breakfast – Join the Men’s Breakfast every Friday at 6:30 am at Lord of Life for Bible study, fellowship, fun and food. For more information contact Ted Anderson at 218-831-1372.