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Carol Hassbaum
Clara Erickson
Kathy Goeggel
Kris Bowers
Phil Taylor
Betty Zera
Linda Ford
Patty Brockmeier
Joanne Baehr
Eric Trickey
Tim Todd
Janice Schneider
Mark Novy
Susan Bussen
Megan Blose
John Sailors
Sandy Adams
Sonjia Wuerffel
Phyllis Wamsley
Our Missionaries:
The Hansons
The Schultes
Stephanie Lund
Pastor John Loum
Eleanor Reisenleiter
Shirley Simon
Rolland Kegley
Barb Smith
Marcia Bello
Becky Benz
Sondra Harrison
Irene Fischer
Jenna Peters Lutz
Betty Troutt
Josh Smith
Jenna Weinstein
Sarah Vandeveer
Larry Tiemann
Brianna Lindsey
Norma Baccot
Joyce McCoy
Bev Thomas
Molly Benally
Kristen Dattoli
Rick Thomas
Kurt Buckingham
Claire Emerson
Peggy Alexander
James Southard
Violet Martin
Our Shut-ins:
Nora Lautner
Marie Leuchtmann
Joyce McCoy
Virginia Meinholtz
Juanita Yoswig
General Concerns:
Sgt. Charles Enderle deployed to Iraq
Josh Smith & family
Timothy Call process
Nathan and Ryan in need of baptism
Word of Life Call Committee
The Rall's visa process
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ScrThis Week @ Timothy
Because We are Abundantly Blessed
Vital Signs
Sunday 8 a.m.: 89
Sunday 10:45 a.m.: 126
Monday: 15
Guests: 23
Education Hour: 33
Scripture Readings this Week:
Old Testament Acts 8:26-40
Psalm:   Psalm 150
Epistle:   1 John 4:1-21
Gospel:   John 15:1-8
April 22- April 28, 2018
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A Note From the Pastor
"Give a Man a Fish, and You Feed Him for a Day. Teach a Man to Fish, and You Feed Him for a Lifetime" Unknown source.
It is conventional to say that most immigrants are educated, skilled, and have some job or technical experiences in their home countries before their first job in the US. However, to get a job that is congruent with their education, skill, and experience is not an easy journey. To improve themselves and being fit at the US job industry demand, required extra efforts and commitments on getting education. This is also another challenges and difficult for the new Americans, who are often limited by language, by the nature of job they do, usually entry level job, and by the work schedules and family commitments. So most immigrants by large trapped in an entry level and low-wage jobs ....continue reading  
Update on Call Process
Pastor Braun Campbell has returned our call to serve as Lead Pastor, primarily for family reasons.  He will continue to pray for Timothy and its ministry.  The Call Committee will meet in the next two weeks to strategize on the next steps.  Although disappointed, we must remember that the Lord has His plan for Timothy and we need to continue with "sanctified common sense."

Concordia Call Day
Call Day at Concordia Seminary is the day when second year students learn their vicarage church assignments (a one-year internship at an LCMS church anywhere in the U.S.) and fourth year students learn their first call assignments. Deaconess students learn their deaconess internship assignments or diaconal call assignments on this day as well. These assignments are announced and celebrated during two worship services on Call Day.  Assignment of Vicarages & Internships April 24, 2018 at 3 p.m., Assignment of Calls April 24, 2018 at 7 p.m.
2nd Annual Shine the Light Gala
Friday, May 25th from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m .  Timothy Lutheran Church.  This event featuring dinner and performances, will support the Henry Manu Memorial Scholarship Fund, supporting LHSA scholarships.  Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children (12 and under).

JetBoosters Lunch
The JetBoosters will be providing a lunch May 20 after the 10:45 service. Donations will be accepted and go to support Pastor Simon Dapaye's ministries; including (JET) Julie E. Taitt Evangelical Lutheran School in Liberia. Information on his ministry will be available to look over at the lunch. Plan to eat with family and friends for a great cause. Thank you for your support.
Pentecost Sunday
Traditionally, on the Day of Pentecost, the Gospel is read in different languages.  If you would be willing to read two versed of the Gospel in your native language on Sunday, May 20th, please call the church office or let one of the pastors know.
Thank You
A special thank you to Mary Anne Rall and other volunteers who cleaned out the Sunday School closet.  Thank you!
WHAT: Identity Youth Week with other area Lutheran youth / leaders
WHO: The event is open to youth in grades 7-12. Timothy Jr Youth funds are paying for students in grades 7 and 8. Others grades may register but you will need to pay the cost and arrange your own transportation - as this event is our Jr. Youth Servant Event. Sr. Youth are encouraged to register for the July 28 to Aug 4 Camp Luwisomo Servant Event which is only open to Grades 9-12
WHERE: Epiphany Lutheran Church (4045 Holly Hills) and other nearby locations
WHEN: June 4 - 7
TIMES AND RIDES IF NEEDED: Meet at Epiphany Church at 8:30am. You must request a ride well in advance of the event! Pick up at 4:00pm and time of departure for those receiving rides.
COST: $10 (covered if a Jr. Youth)
MEALS: Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided
REGISTRATION: Register at the Epiphany website with your parent/guardian - who will need to authorize your attendance and sign off on the permission forms.  REGISTER FOR IDENTITY FOR YOUTH - http://epiphany-stl.org/identity-2018/
QUESTIONS:  Contact DCE Mark
WHAT: SERVANT EVENT with Joyful Hearts Campers [luwisomo.org/joyful-hearts]
WHO: Youth currently in Grades 9-12
WHERE: Camp Luwisomo, W5421 Aspen Rd, Wild Rose, WI 54984
WHEN: July 28 - August 4
DEPARTURE AND ARRIVAL: Meet at church at 8:30am Saturday and leaving at 9:00am - Return to church Saturday between 6:00 and 7:00pm
COST: $280
FUNDRAISERS: PAST - Lenten Meal and Easter Breakfast; CURRENT - Scrap Metal Drive (Saturdays in April); and others you are willing to lead/support.  In addition, we have reserved some scholarship funding for those who have been involved in fundraising support.
REGISTRATION AND DEPOSIT: To ensure your commitment to attend and to help the church being responsible with committing funds on your behalf - we need your deposit of $50 to give you a spot on the retreat.
Please respond and follow the link to response about your student's plans.  If no, you answer 3 questions and you are done.  If yes, after completing the form you will need to turn in your deposit (make check payable to:  Timothy Sr. Youth Group).  We will then send you the required forms which are due ASAP. 
If you need assistance with the deposit and trip funding, please talk to DCE Mark.  Questions?  Give me a call.
We are looking forward to this wonderful opportunity to have fun together as we serve, learn, grow and love God's people.
Please respond and follow the link to response about your student's plans.  If no, you answer 3 questions and you are done.  If yes, after completing the form you will need to turn in your deposit (make check payable to:  Timothy Sr. Youth Group).  We will then send you the required forms which are due ASAP. 
If you need assistance with the deposit and trip funding, please talk to DCE Mark.  Questions?  Give me a call.
We are looking forward to this wonderful opportunity to have fun together as we serve, learn, grow and love God's people.
Twelfth Annual Spring Fling
Shine up your boots and dust off the 10-gallon hat because this year's fling is going to be a Wild West Celebration!  Saturday, April 28, 2018, 4:30-8:00 p.m., Epiphany of our Lord Catholic Church.  Enjoy Dinner, live entertainment by Larry Hallar & the Two-Star Final; dancing, fellowship, a stellar silent auction, door prizes, and more!  All ages, singles,  and couples welcome! $15/person in advance $18/person at the door.  See Sue Thomas or Connie Copley for tickets
Freedom Run
Christian Friends of New Americans' 5K Run/FunWalk will be held at Concordia Seminary, Saturday, April 28.  Register 9:00 a.m./Start 10:00 a.m.   Bring your family and friends.  Sponsor and run with a refugee child.  Wheelchair accessible. Go to www.cfna-stl.org/walk/ for all the details.
Altogether Beautiful Night
"You are altogether beautiful my love; there is no flaw in you" Song of Songs 4:7.  Celebrating the beautiful life and answering questions of stuggle, joy, strength, and beauty together.  Saturday, April 28, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.  Crave Coffeehouse, 3504 Caroline St., St. Louis.  Selected readings, music, conversation and connection.
Spring Band Concert
Friday, May 4 at 7:30 p.m.  This event features Lutheran South's well-known Wind Symphony, as well as the Concert Band.  Also included are the Junior Winds, a select band of the best Lutheran elementary school band members in the area.  This concert will be held in the Concordia Center at Concordia Lutheran Church in Kirkwood.

LHSA Golf Scramble
On Monday, April 30, 2018 Lutheran South will host our 31st Annual LHSA Golf Scramble at Norwood Hills Country Club. This year's golf scramble will benefit the school's athletic program. Your day of golf includes lunch and a BBQ dinner, refreshments on the golf course, and games and contests with student-athletes.  Register or to sponsor the event at lhssstl.org/page/community/golf-scramble!
Trivia Night
Humanitri presents Trivia Night, Friday, May 4th.  Doors open at 6:00 p.m., trivia starts at 7:00 p.m.  Bring your food and drinks and tease your brain.  Register at www.humanitri.org/events or contact Val Ferlis at v.ferlis@humanitri.org or call 314-772-7720 ext. 1009. $200 for a table of 8 or $25 per person.  Villa Duschesne and Oak Hill School Auditorium, 801 S. Spoede Rd. Frontenac, MO.
Trivia Night
St. Louis Police Wives Association presents Hollywood Trivia Night, Saturday. May 5th.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m., trivia starts at 7:00 p.m.  $300.00 per table of 10 - includes open bar. Outside food is welcome, but please no outside alcohol!  10 rounds of trivia.  Royale Orleans, 2801 Telegraph Road, St. Louis, MO 63125.  For more information, please email stlouispwa@yahoo.com .

"On Broadway on May 6"
The choirs of Lutheran High School South will present "On Broadway" on Sunday evening, May 6, in the Kuhlmann Center at the school on Tesson Ferry Road. The evening will begin with pre-show sets starting at 7 p.m., followed by the concert at 7:30 p.m. Featured on the program will be students who participated in the state solo-ensemble festival, along with the Mixed Chorus, Concert Choir and Lancer Singers, including Alisse Myers of Timothy. The middle school Junior Singers will also perform. A freewill offering will be received, and a cookie reception will follow the concert. Come enjoy an evening of choral music, solo song, and celebrate singing success with the LHSS choirs.
Wycliffe Association Banquet
May 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m.  For information call 1-888-599-7551.
Save the Date  
Saturdays in April     Scrap Metal Drive...start collecting!
April 28th                  LASM Spring Fling
May 5th                     Spring Clean Up
May 25th                   Shine the Light Event
June 23rd                 Understanding Wellness Workshop
June 25-29               VBS

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