This Week’s Announcements

Thank you – We raised $13,302 for the Furnace Fund! We needed $10,000 to cover the cost of the HVAC replacement units. The remaining contributions and all future donations to the Furnace Fund will go into our Long Term Repair Fund! We are so grateful that so many stepped forward to share in this mission of stewardship! Thank you for your generosity!

Church Office – The church office will be closed on Monday, April 22 for Easter.

Come to the Vision Brunch – Join us on April 28 after both the 9 am and 10:30 am services for brunch and a very important conversation with our church leaders about Lord of Life’s vision for the future. We will also be holding this event on Wednesday, April 24 after the 6 pm worship service with dessert.

Pancake Breakfast – Join us for a pancake breakfast on Sunday, May 5 from 9:45 to 10:15. Free-will offering and all money raised will go to the youth mission trip in July.

New staff position to be added at Lord of Life! We’re hiring a part time Children’s Ministry Coordinator for 50 hours a month. We are looking for someone with a strong faith, commitment to the work of the church, and a love of children. If interested, please contact pastor Erika at Erika@lolbaxter.org. A full job description is available in the church office or on the website at www.lolbaxter.org.

Deposit Due – If you are going on the Tanzania Mission Trip your $500 deposit is due May 1st. There will will a meeting on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 pm. If you have any questions contact Ginger Augustinack at 218-851-7526 or ginger.augustinack@gmail.com.

Teens Upstream Bash – You don’t want to miss this! 9th-12th graders join us at Lord of Life on Friday, April 26th from 3:30 pm to midnight. We have a fun evening planned will great food, friends and games! We will have activities indoors and outdoors, order some pizza and end with a late night Perkins run. Register for this event at lolbaxter.org or email tim@lolbaxter.org.

Treasure Trove Thursday – Exclusive sale event LIMITED to 50 people. Shop without crowds and get first pick. Thursday, May 9th, 5-7 pm ONLY. Cost is $10.00 per person. Children under the age of 12 are free with a paid adult. Tickets will be on sale at the church office starting Monday, May 6th, 8 am-4pm or at the door if any tickets are still left.

Rummage Sale Volunteers Needed – We are in need of volunteers to help with the Youth Rummage Sale and Bake Sale. Rummage Sale set-up is Monday, May 6 – Thursday, May 9. Rummage Sale weekend is Friday, May 10 and Saturday, May 11. Sign-up using the link below.

Prep Week Sign up:
Rummage Sale:

Spring Clothing Share – Friday, May 17 – 9 am to 3 pm & Saturday, May 18 – 9 am-12 pm. This event is open to the public and all items of clothing are free.

    • Donations of all gently worn adult and children’s clothing will be Monday-Wednesday, May 13-15, from 9 am – 3 pm. 
    • We are also in need of hangers and hanging clothing racks (you will get back). Volunteers are needed during the week for folding or hanging items and during the Giveaway. 
    • Volunteers sign-up soon.

Stephen Ministry Update – This coming week the Stephen Ministry training class at Lord of Life will be learning specific techniques that they will use in ministering to people by telephone. Stephen Ministry is adding an important dimension to to the ministry here at Lord of Life. We thank God for this opportunity He has given us for growth and service.

Would you like to help out with Kids Time? We are looking for leaders and helpers to take children after the Children’s Sermon and lead them in a bible story and crafts. Mark your Connection Cards if you can help out.

serveCAMP – July 22-25—9 am to 3 pm, with an optional 7 pm – 10 pm and/or overnight. serveCAMP, a Middle School Mission “trip”, is for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kid’s will be building trust, helping others, growing in faith and having fun. There will be activities during the day, a break in the afternoon, and an option to return in the evening for night games, campfire and camping in Lord of Life’s backyard. More information and registration details coming soon!