This Week’s Announcements

Join us during Lent on Wednesdays – Our theme during the season of Lent is “Lasting Hope.” On Wednesday nights we’ll be exploring the Psalms. Augsburg Fortress has created a beautiful, full-color Lenten devotional to accompany us. Devotions are available in the Narthex for $3. Join us on Wednesday nights starting at 5:15 pm for a Lenten Soup Supper and our 6 pm worship service. No Wednesday supper on March 13.

Wednesday Soup Lunch and Study – Join us on Wednesdays during Lent for a soup and bread lunch and a time of Worship starting at 12 pm.

Construction Zone! The Property Team will be installing new carpet in the Fellowship Hall the week of March 11th. Please plan accordingly.

Butter Braids – The youth group will be selling Butter Braids to raise money for their mission trip to New York. We will have a table set up in the Narthex on March 20 & 24. Butter Braids will be delivered April 11.

Hotdish & Hoopla – Join us on Sunday, March 24 from 5 pm to 7 pm for dinner and a show. Do you have a talent you would like to share: musical, comedy or juggling? Sign-up in the Narthex to show your talent or to bring a hotdish. This event is a free-will donation and proceeds will go to the Youth Mission Trip in July.

New Member Orientation 101 – 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 20 from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Register at: https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/75/responses/new

March is Minnesota Food Share Month – It’s time to “Pack the Pews” and bring non-perishable food or financial donations, which will go directly to local food shelves. We will be collecting your generous donations between Wednesday, March 20 – Sunday, March 24. Noisy Offering for March will go towards the Minnesota Food Share.

Fifth Grade First Communion Class – will start on March 18. Dates are March 18 & 25, April 1 & 8 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm.Register at https://tinyurl.com/lolfirstCommunion2019

Time to Clean Your Closets – Lord of Life is having its annual Rummage and Bake Sale on May 10th and 11th and we would love for you to donate items to our sale. Kids and junior clothing are welcome. No televisions, computers, or adult clothing. Adult clothing can be donated the week of May 12th for the Clothing Giveaway.

Driver Improvement Refresher Course – Participants can earn a 10% discount on their auto insurance premium by taking the initial 8 hour course. The 10% discount can be maintained by taking a 4 hour refresher course every three years. A refresher class will be offered at Lord of Life on Thursday, March 21 from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm, cost is $22. For more information and to register for the class, call St. Cloud University Driver Improvement Program toll-free 1-888-234-1294 or visit their website at www.mnsafetycenter.org.

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