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6704 Fyler Avenue
St. Louis, Missouri 63139
8:00 & 10:45 a.m. Worship
9:30 a.m. Adult Bible Study & Sunday School
7:00 p.m. Worship & Monday School
7291 Sarah St
Maplewood, Missouri 63143
9:30 a.m. Worship
10:45 a.m. Adult Bible Study & Sunday School
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Pastor John Loum
Mary Ellen Hagan
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|This Week @ Timothy
Sunday, Jan 21
8:00 a.m. Maranatha
9:30 a.m. Sunday School & Bible Class
9:30 a.m. Vietnamese Service
10:45 a.m. Maranatha
12:30 p.m. Confirmation Class
Monday, Jan 22
7:00 p.m. Worship & Monday School
Tuesday, Jan 23
6:30 a.m. Men's Bible Study @ Panera Bread
1:30 p.m. Tuesday Communion
Wednesday, Jan 24
4:00 p.m. Confirmation Class
6:15 p.m. Handbell Choir
7:15 p.m. Choir Rehearsal
7:00 a.m. Bible Study @ Laclede Groves
10:00 a.m. Romans Bible Study @ Timothy
Friday, Jan 26
Saturday, Jan 27
Because We are Abundantly Blessed
Sunday 8 a.m.: 82
Sunday 10:45 a.m.: 183
New Year's Day: 12
Education Hour: 36
Week of Jan. 14th
General Fund Needed Each Week $9,544.58
Scripture Readings this Week:
"Jesus Has Come and Brings Pleasure", "'Away from Us!', the Demon Cried", "Praise the One Who Breaks the Darkness"
Jan. 21 -Jan. 27, 2018
A Note From Pastor Bill: Life in 2018
What value do you place on people? What if someone becomes physically or mentally challenged? What if a test detects cancer? What if one is unable to financially support himself or herself? What if one becomes terminally ill and requires long term care? What if one is diagnosed with an incurable disease? What if one ends up in a bad marriage or a dysfunctional life?
In these situations, does a person's value diminish? Is the value of human life about achievement or success? Is there a physical or intellectual measurement to value a human life? Is our culture changing so that space is limited to only people that add value to society? Do you believe there is growing acceptance of eugenics which divides people according to their value?
It has been 45 years since Roe vs. Wade made any reason of choice to end a pregnancy legal. Sixty million babies have been aborted in the United States since 1973. Sixty million babies are aborted globally ever year. What was once a tragic necessity has become an accepted solution. Abortion is the most common surgical procedure in America, following circumcision. Where is the value in all of that?
The value of life is not based on some capacity to perform or some measurement of human reason or understanding...continue reading
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January 24th is the 30th Anniversary of Pastor Rall's Installation at Timothy!
Donut Team volunteers needed!
Would you be willing to help out with donuts and coffee on Sundays?
Time commitment is 7:45-9:30am once a month. Please email Lauren Butz (email@example.com) for more information."
Fear Anxiety and Wellness: Journey to a Heart at Peace
January 28 and February 4 at 9:30 to learn a simple, powerful way to help those who experience fear in their lives. We'll be studying the book Fear Anxiety and Wellness: Journey to a Heart at Peace written by Dr. John Eckrich, M.D, founder of Grace Place Wellness Ministries. This book draws on both the professional and personal experience of a physician who has traveled that same fear filled journey. He offers powerful and practical guidance from a medical, behavioral, and most important, a Christ-directed perspective to help you on the journey to a heart at peace.
To pick up a book before the class starts see Nanette Dost, Jane Cauchon, or Judith Meyer.
Book Drive- Mother's Day Out
We received a Thrivent Action Team grant aimed at upgrading our book collection for our Mother's Day Out program.
If your child received too many books or duplicates at Christmas, consider donating for our MDO. We are looking specifically for Jesus books and those which share about Christian/Bible teachings. MDO is part of our overall Christian Education ministry at Timothy, and that includes chapel attendance and books that interest and teach this age range. Books should be new or in like-new condition, sturdy and appropriate for ages 4 and under.
Contact DCE Mark or Cheryl O'Neil for more information on books needed. Thanks for your support!
Rummage Sale. Saturday, March 24th. "One Person's Junk is Another Person's Treasure."
Adult Instruction Class
We will soon be starting up another adult instruction class. The classes will take place on
Sundays at 9:30 a.m. Please let Pastor Bill know if you would like to attend.
A new Bible study begins today in the Multi-Purpose Room called "Key Concepts". We will look at twenty plus important doctrinal issues that are foundational for Lutheran teachings.
Join us to see how God's Word clarifies and defines what we believe, teach, and confess.
The Lutheran Witness Subscriptions are due on February 1st, 2018. They are $16.00 this year. Use the envelope in your new offering envelope box, or send $16.00 with name and address of the person to receive the magazine.
The new subscription will begin in April of 2018.
Pastor Loum is going on a Medical Trip to Gambia in March, and is inviting interested members of the congregation to go along. For more information please see Pastor Loum.
Some remote congregations in Gambia have been unable to hear the Word of God because the evangelists have been unable to travel to worship with them. Support for this ministry would be $100.00/month.
If you should wish to help support this important ministry, mark your gift to Timothy with the word "Gambia". Pastor John Loum.
Your 2017 giving statements are available in the narthex. As always if you notice any errors please call the church office right away so we can correct your statement and get it back to you. If you have not picked up your envelopes yet, they are available in the narthex as well!
Share Your Gifts-Egg Hunt Leadership Needed
Our annual Egg Hunt outreach is an important annual event for our children and young families. It is a great opportunity for our church to serve our neighbors and be visible in our community.
We need a leader or team of leaders to help make this day special. Please talk to DCE Mark Thompson if you are interested and/or have questions. The date for EGG HUNT 2018 is March 24.
FOOD PANTRY APPEAL
This cold weather has hit a lot of families. Our food pantry has distributed food to a lot of individuals this past month. Therefore, the pantry has been hard hit, and our 'cupboards' are almost bare.
We are in dire need of a number of items including canned fruit, canned chili, canned spaghetti sauce, toilet paper, canned tuna and chicken, soups, and many other items. Please consider purchasing some of these items and placing them in the box in the Narthex of the church. Our food pantry is open the first and third Thursdays of each month. Thanks. The Pantry Committee.
Sunday School Notes for week of January 21
Peter's Escape from Prison - Acts 12
This Sunday School lesson teaches children the another story of Peter. As it was for him, so it is for us today. The Word of God is never proclaimed in vain. Though we suffer because of the sin of others, God's will is done. You can discuss with your children about modern-day world working against the Church of God and how, even in the midst of persecution, God sustains and increases His Church. How does God's Word break through the chains of our sin and the suffering it causes?
[Nothing] will be able to separate us from the love of God. Romans 8:39
Sr. Youth Fellowship Nights
As participation has declined on Wednesday Nights - we are moving to a once a month fellowship night. We are also looking for a better day of the week. Please let the Sr. Youth Team know which day is more available for you on a regular basis this winter/spring:
4th Tuesday of the month
4th Thursday of the month.
4th Friday of the month
For more information contact DCE Mark and/or Sr. Youth Team.
SR YOUTH PARENTS - Meeting Date
We are looking to involve parents of students in Grades 9-12 in a quarterly meeting for your feedback and partnership. Please let DCE Mark Thompson know which of these dates work best: February 4 or February 11 - the meeting will be right after church. This meeting we will also discuss plans for our summer servant event.
Open House at all WOL campuses. TODAY from 1 - 3 p.m.
Enrollment at Word of Life Lutheran School for preschool 3 year old's to grade 8 is now open! For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Megan Arnold at 314-832-1244 ext 112 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Word of Life Trivia
The annual Word of Life Trivia Night with Silent Auction will be held on
February 24th at WOL
in the main campus gym.
Doors will open at 6:30 and trivia will begin at 7:00pm. It will be $20 per person with 8 people per team.
Individual registrations are welcome as well. Outside food and drinks are welcome. Adult beverages allowed. Soda and water will be provided. The theme is Under The Big Top (Circus) and a table decorating contest will take place.
To register or for more information please email Alisa Woods @ email@example.com.
Word of Life Panera Bread Fundraiser
Eat and support the Word of Life PTL at Panera (Bread Company) at 6607 Chippewa Street, St. Louis, MO 63109 on January 25th from 4-8 p.m. You must present the flyer in order to ensure a portion of the proceeds from your purchase goes to help the WOL PTL. This is good for carry out, dine-in and even delivery!!! When ordering online enter FUND into the promo code and give the delivery driver your flyer. No need to even leave the house!!!
Save the Date
Lutheran Schools Week
Feb. 14th Ash Wednesday
LWIM Rummage Sale
March 24th Easter Egg Hunt
March 27th Seder Meal @ Concordia
Saturdays in April Scrap Metal Drive...start collecting!
|Timothy Lutheran Church is a congregation of the The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod established in 1925. We are a culturally diverse St. Louis City church serving as a bold witness to the saving grace of God through Jesus. We welcome the lost, embrace unified diversity, practice authentic worship, empower servant leaders, and inspire individual outreach.
Learn more at www.timothystl.org.