This Week’s Announcements

SAIL Class– There will be no SAIL class on Friday, August 9.

Noisy Offering – will be Wednesday, August 7, and Sunday, August 11.

Last chance to sign up for our evening VBS – Roar! Into the Wild VBS runs August 11th-14th from 6 pm -8 pm for ages 3 to 4th grade. Join the herd on an epic adventure as we explore God’s goodness and celebrate a ferocious faith that encourages us through this wild life! Cost is $20 a child and a family max of $30. Sign-up at bit.ly/LOLBVBS819.

Children’s Education Team Meeting– Do you have ideas you would like to see implemented in Children’s Ministry? Have your voice heard and join the Children’s Education Team! Our next meeting is Tuesday, August 6 at 6:30 pm. We love to see new faces and ideas! If you have any questions please contact Susan Rioux – Children’s Ministry Coordinator at        (630) 723-4428 or Susan.rioux@lolbaxter.org.

Children’s Ministry is looking for Kids’ Time teachers – There will be a Kids’ Time Volunteer Meeting/Orientation on Sunday, August 18 at 5:30 pm, for those wanting more information and to get plugged into Children’s Ministry. If you have any questions or want to sign up to teach, please contact Susan Rioux – Children’s Ministry Coordinator at             (630) 723-4428 or Susan.rioux@lolbaxter.org.

Never worry about money again with Financial Peace University (FPU)! It’s the proven plan to help you master budgeting, beat debt, and live the life of your dreams! Through nine lessons rooted in biblical wisdom, your FPU group will learn from Dave Ramsey and his team of financial experts. Classes start on September 10, 2019 at 6 pm and meet for nine consecutive Tuesdays. Cost is $109 for singles or couples. Please register through the Lord of Life website at the following class link: bit.ly/LOLBFPU2019. Contact Valerie Jones for more information at valstevejones@gmail.com.

Prayer Chain In-service – Our next in-service will be Wednesday, August 7 at 7 pm or Sunday, August 11 at 10:15 am. We require a commitment of each member to attend at least one prayer chain in-service during a 12-month period. What is the Prayer Chain? To faithfully lift up in prayer the needs and concerns of our church family and our loved ones.

VBS Donation Reminder – If you grabbed a paw, please bring purchased and borrowed items to the Church Office by Wednesday, August 7.

Sunday Evening Book Group – For 40 days Moses was on Mt. Sinai. For 40 years the Israelites wondered in the wilderness. For 40 days Jesus fasted in the wilderness. In 40 days the Sunday Book Group will be reading, discussing, and learning from “Just Mercy” by Bryan Stevenson. Please purchase your own book and join us Sunday, September 8, at 6:30 pm at Northern Lakes Assisted Living Library.

Worship Assistants Needed – This is your opportunity to be a part of the Worship Assistant Team. The church schedule will run from September through May. We are currently doing an online sign up in CCB. If you are not part of CCB and would like to be, please contact the church office at anne@lolbaxter.org. Please mark your Connection Card if you would like to be a part of this team. Thank you for your willingness to serve and please contact Layne Danielson if you have any questions, concerns or comments at layneandhelenedanielson@msn.com or 851-0933.

Wednesday Night Cooks – Get your group or family together to help once a month to cook a meal for our Wednesday night suppers. You will need to shop for the food and prep the food. Confirmation kids will help with serving and cleaning up. Mark your Connections Cards if you would like more information about this.

Discovering God’s Vision for Your Life – This Spiritual Gifts Class helps individuals to grow by discovering their gifts and learning how God wants them to be used. John Wolf will be teaching the class starting Sunday, September 26. This is an 8 week class and will be taught on Thursday evenings from 7:00-8:00 pm at LOL. We will NOT meet for class on Thursday, October 31. Classes will be taught on October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, and 21. We need a minimum of 10 people for this class, and no more than 20. Sign-up at bit.ly/LOLBSG2019. Cost is $15.

Sharing Love – In order to continue and expand this ministry of care, we are beginning another Stephen Ministry training class in mid September. The cut-off date for applications is August 19. Take advantage of this opportunity to share the love and care that God has given you! You will find that being a Stephen Minister not only will be helpful to others, but it will be one of the most fulfilling and joyful experiences that you have ever had. If you have questions, please contact Deb or Lolly. Deb Bergstrom – (701)678-4053 deb.bergstrom@lolbaxter.org Lolly Kalinoski – (218)829-8207 lollykadlec@hotmail.com