This Week’s Announcements

VBS/Worship Service – Join us Wednesday, August 15, for our Evening VBS wrap-up/Worship Service at 6 pm.

New Member Orientation 101 – If you are looking for a church home, Lord of Life offers a New Member Orientation 101 class. These classes are for those interested in membership at Lord of Life and those seeking more information on Lord of Life’s mission and ministries. 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. Our next session will be held in Pastor Steve’s office on Tuesday, August 21, from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm. Register at:

Campfire Worship/Potluck – We will have an outdoor worship service on Wednesday, August 22, at 6 pm. Bring a dish to pass for our potluck supper; hotdogs are provided. Note the date change.

Kindergarten Backpack Blessing – Kindergartners bring your backpacks for the Backpack Blessing on Sunday, August 26, at 9 am or Wednesday, August 29, at 6 pm.

Rally Day and Little Lamb Blessing – will be Wednesday, September 12, at 6 pm and Sunday, September 16, at 9 am and 10:30 am.

Would you like to help out with Kids’ Time during worship this fall? We are looking for leaders and helpers.  If you would like to volunteer sign up in the Narthex.

Worship Forum – Join us on Wednesday, August 29, at 7 pm for a conversation and to provide recommendations to help enrich our worship service and music here at Lord of Life.

Send Us Your Activity Schedules – The Pastors and Youth Director would love to come to your sporting events or musical events. Send your schedule to

The Lakes Area Music Festival – has many concert opportunities coming up for the month of August. You can see a full list by visiting their website at For these events no tickets are required and donations will be accepted in lieu of ticket fees.

  • On Sunday, August 12, at 2pm in Tornstrom Auditorium, the Lakes Area Music Festival will present its third annual ballet: Appalachian Spring in collaboration with the St. Paul Ballet. The program also features John Taylor Ward singing Copland’s Old American Songs and Suliman Takeli performing Barber’s Violin Concerto.
  • On Wednesday, August 15, a program titled Masterworks Revisited will take place at 7pm in Tornstrom Auditorium. The all-star roster of LAMF will tackle large chamber works by Bach, Dvorak, and Mendelssohn.
  • Don’t miss the festival’s 5th annual opera production, The Magic Flute, on Saturday, August 18, at 7pm and Sunday, August 19 at 2pm in Tornstrom Auditorium. A world-class roster of singers, players and designers has been at work all year preparing this feast for the eyes and ears! Visit for more information. No tickets required; donations accepted in lieu of ticket fees.

Comprehensive Plan – The City of Brainerd is looking to its residents to help craft a vision for 2035. Anyone with a passion for Brainerd’s future is encouraged to participate. The survey will be available until September 16th. To take the survery or for more information go to

Pushpay – Forgot to stop at the ATM or didn’t bring your checkbook? You can now give simply and easily by using Pushpay for your tithes, offerings, and special gifts! To start, text LOLBAXTER to 77977 and you will receive a link to our custom giving page. Or look for the Pushpay App in the App Store. Pushpay currently accepts Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover, as well as ACH (bank account) gifts!