This Week’s Announcements

Attitude of Gratitude VBS – Don’t let your child miss out on this exciting VBS experience, learning how to appreciate God’s creation and the many blessings. VBS runs July 8th-10th from 8:30 am-11 am. This VBS is designed for 3 year olds-4th grade. $20 a child and a $30 family max. Sign up now at: https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/91/responses/new.

Parent’s Night Out Time Change! Parent’s Night Out is still scheduled for Saturday, July 13th from 4:30 pm – 8:30 pm and will be for children of any age. Sign up now at https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/93/responses/new.

Children’s Education Team – The meeting for July has been bumped up to Monday, June 24th at 6:30 pm. Join our team as we brainstorm ideas for Children’s Ministry.

Our Annual Congregational Meeting – will be on Sunday, June 23, from 10:15 am to 11:00 am. All confirmed members in good standing are eligible to attend, participate and vote.

4th of July Quilt – The Quilters have made a beautiful 4th of July quilt and it is displayed in the Narthex. Place a bid on the quilt until June 30. Money raised from the quilt will go towards on going maintenance at LOL.

LOL Annual Fish Fry – Join us Sunday, June 23, for our annual fish fry, hosted at Lord of Life Church. A free-will offering will be taken to cover the cost of the meal, with additional contributions going to the supplies needed for the Tanzania Mission Trip. If you like fried fish, all you have to do is show up! The fish fry will run from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm and will include fish, coleslaw, potatoes, bread, refreshments and desserts.

Campfire Worship – Join us Wednesday, June 19, at 6 pm for our Campfire Worship Service. Bring a dish to pass for our potluck supper; hotdogs are provided.

Interested in being a part of ROAR VBS this August? We can get you plugged in! There will be a volunteer meeting on Wednesday, June 26th at 5:30 pm. 

serveCAMP – will be July 21st-25th – This is a Middle School Mission “trip” for students who will be entering grades 5-8 in the upcoming school year. Kids 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. Cost is $125.https://lolbaxter.ccbchurch.com/goto/forms/84/responses/new

Red Cross Blood Drive – Friday, July 5, from 12 pm to 4 pm at Lord of Life. To schedule an appointment, contact: redcrossblood.org or call Sally Jacobsen at 829-1704.

Biking on the Paul Bunyan Trail – Bring your helmet and join the Care of Creation team as they set out on the Paul Bunyan Trail on Sunday, June 23 at 1 pm. Park and meet in the Arboretum parking lot at 1 pm.

NE MN Synod Women of the ELCA Summer Convention/Gathering – Sugar Lake Lodge, near Grand Rapids, June 24 – 26, 2019. Registration packets are located in the Narthex at the Welcome Center.

Stephen Ministry – This coming week the Stephen Ministry training class at Lord of Life will be watching a video titled “Follow Me” and reviewing what they have learned in their 50 hours of intense Stephen Ministry training. They will also be getting ready for their commissioning as Stephen Ministers. This commissioning service will take place during the worship service at 9:00 am on Sunday, June 23.

Care for Creation Team – Join this group and help us explore ways that we can promote and make decisions that are in the best interest of God’s creation that we are called to be stewards of.

God’s Work. Our Hands – Mark your Connection Cards if you would like to be a part of God’s Work. Our Hands on Sunday, August 25, at 10 am. 

Congregational Life Team – provides opportunities for fellowship within the church. We also provide for special and major events in the church. Some of these include: Chili contest, Easter breakfast, Mitten tree, Campfire service & potluck, Wednesday suppers and much more. If you would like to be a part of this team mark your Connection Cards.