This Week’s Announcements

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.

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.

WELCA Women’s Heartland Conference – will be at Bethesda Lutheran Church in Malmo on Thursday, April 11 from 8 am to 12 pm. Cost is $8. If you would like to go, and need a ride, call Brenda Johnson at 831-9725.

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. This will run through Wednesday, April 17.

Easter Breakfast – Join us for Easter Breakfast after the 7 am Worship Service on Sunday, April 21. Easter Services are: 7 am, 9 am and 10:30 am.

Holy Week – Maundy Thursday: April 18; 12 pm & 7 pm; Good Friday: April 19; 12 pm & 7 pm.

Lenten Walking Books – There are four Lenten Walking Books available for $9. Contact Deb Bergstrom at if you would like to purchase one or if you need to pick your book up.  

Knitting During Church – Grab a started prayer shawl from the usher stands and do a little knitting during church. Return the prayer shawl to the basket for someone else to finish. When the prayer shawl is finished, the person receiving this prayer shawl will be blessed by the many hands that knitted and prayed over it.

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 12 for the Spring Clothing Giveaway.

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 if you are interested in attending.

A Huge Thank You – goes out to the following people who helped with installing the new carpet in the Fellowship hall. Some folks wanted to work fast, some wanted to slow down, we all worked hard and had fun. Thank you to: Isaac Tupy, Emmy Holcomb-Smith, Jacob Borgstrom, Andrew Nybeck, Baden Bastian, Tim Slinger, Jerry Bergstrom, Stan Kalinoski, Jack Christofferson, Verdell Bose and Hawk Hawkinson. They all did such a great job that Hawk is going to have them build his next spec house! When you see these people tell them thanks.