This Week’s Announcements

Worship Assistant Trainings: The new Worship Assistant schedule will begin in February. There will be a training in the sanctuary immediately after the 9 am service and 10:30 am service on Jan 27. You will be introduced to your team that you will serve with.

Pancake Breakfast – Join us for a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, February 3, at 9:45 am. This a free will donation and fundraiser for the youth going on the mission trip this summer.

Pray & Ponder Women’s Breakfast – will meet Saturday, February 2, from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at LOL, join us for great food, conversation, inspiration and prayer. If you have any questions contact Wendy Adamson at wendyadamson@ymail.com.

Wednesday Suppers – We will have a potluck/carry in on February 6 and regular suppers on February 13, 20 & 27 starting at 5:15 pm.

Do You Have A Great Chili Recipe? – Join us for a Chili Cook off on Wednesday, February 13 at 5:15. Come for a Chili cook off; stay for worship at 6 pm. There will be a prize for the winner of the best chili! If you are bringing chili for the cook-off please email or call Pat Huhta at jjhuhta@msn.com or 218-855-1882.

Red Cross Blood Drive – Lord of Life will have a blood drive Friday, February 22, from 12 pm-5 pm. Walk-ins are welcome or you can make an appointment at redcrossblood.org.

Men In Mission Retreat – Saturday, February 23, 8 am to 4:30 pm at First Lutheran Church in Brainerd. The keynote speaker on Saturday is Rev. Dr. Mark Tranvik, Professor of Religion at Augsburg University. A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Registration information is at the Welcome Center or by emailing nelutheranmen@gmail.com. Cost is $40 for registration and meal and $30 for first time attendees and students.

The Cold and Snow are Here – We are looking for a volunteer to help with shoveling our sidewalks at Lord of Life the week of February 10. 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.

Nuts and Bolts and a Few Loose Screws Workshop – Tools for your congregational toolbox. Saturday, March 16, from 1 pm to 4 pm at Zion Lutheran Church in Cloquet, MN. Who should attend? People of all ages who want to learn about what is going on with new and ongoing initiatives in our synod. Look for more information about this event on the bulletin board in the Narthex or in the January Newsletter. This event is free, but pre-registration is required. For more information and to register go to  

https://nutsandbolts2019nemnsynod.eventbrite.com

Worship Environment Team – Would you like to be a part of creating a positive and attractive worship environment. Tending to things like banner changes, seasonal decorations, prayer stations, and other means to augment the worship environment that contribute to making our worship vibrant and meaningful. Please mark the back of your Connection Card.

Good Samaritan Bowling Team – Join Team LOL for the Good Samaritan Bowling Fundraiser, May 5 and 6th. Please mark your Connection Card if you are interested. We will need a team of 5 to 6 people.

Health & Wellness Council – The role of the Health & Wellness Council is to help our church community stay healthy and active by offering a variety of activities and information to them. If you would like to be a part of this group please mark the back of your Connection Card.

3rd Annual NE MN Synod EcoFaith Summit – Saturday, March 30, 2019

Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Brainerd. 9:00 am registration; 9:30 am.– 3:30 pm Summit. Learn how your church can integrate care of creation throughout all of your congregation’s activities, including worship, education, congregational life, building and grounds, and community engagement. Registration has been paid by Lord of Life Care of Creation Group, email the church office at colleen@lolbaxter.org if you are interested in attending.                          

Emergency Exits – Please take a moment to locate where the emergency exits are. In the event of an emergency or fire alarm, please proceed quickly and calmly out the nearest emergency exit.