This Week’s Announcements

Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen – We are in need of groups or families to sign-up to serve at the Sharing Bread Soup Kitchen on March 3. Sign-up on the clipboard in the Narthex. If you need more information please contact Nancy Smith at 820-4273.

Pray & Ponder Women’s Breakfast – will meet Saturday, March 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.

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

Hotdish & Hoopla – Come for dinner and a show on Sunday, March 24 from 5 pm to 7 pm. Do you have a talent you would like to share: musical, comedy or juggling? Anyone can participate in the Talent Show from Lord of Life or from the community. Sign-up in the Narthex or email the church office at colleen@lolbaxter.org. This event is a free-will donation and proceeds will go to the Youth Mission Trip in July.

Tanzania Mission Trip Meeting – For those interested in going to Tanzania, a planning meeting will be on Wednesday, February 27 at 7 pm. We will talk about trip details, cost, dates, and what we will be doing in Tanzania.

Volunteer to help Answer Phones – Our staff meetings are moving to Tuesday mornings at 9 am. If you would like to help answer phones during this time email colleen@lolbaxter.org.

New Member Orientation 101 – 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 class is a one-night event and attendance is required by all who wish to become members of Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Class is held in Pastor Steve’s office on March 7 or March 20 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Register at: https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/75/responses/new

Nuts and Bolts 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. This event is free, but pre-registration is required. For more information and to register go to https://nutsandbolts2019nemnsynod.eventbrite.com

Membership 201 – is available for those seeking more information about the Lutheran church. If you have been confirmed in the Lutheran Church and will be transferring your membership from an ELCA Lutheran Congregation, it is not necessary you attend these classes; however, you are highly encouraged to do so. This is a three-night session: Monday, March 25, April 1 & 8, – 7:00-8:30pm. Register at: https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/75/responses/new

3rd Annual NE MN Synod EcoFaith Summit – will be Saturday, March 30, at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Brainerd from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm. Registration begins at 9:00 am. 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.

Gifts Encouraged for the Seminarian Fund – We have a generous member who has agreed to match all donations given to the Seminarian Scholarship Fund up to $1,000. You can double your gift by sending it in at this time. Donations will be used to support any child of this congregation who goes on to attend seminary with the intention of serving as a rostered minister in the church.