This Week's Events and Announcements
-On Sunday, we pray for ELCA's Young Adults in Global Mission
and thank Alicia Rodriguez and Luke Paquin for being with us to share about this ministry.

-Sunday's Sunday Bible study will continue in Paul's letter to the Romans.  Please join the discussion, led by retired pastors Schwarze and Brumm, in the library between services.

-SUNDAY - LAST DAY TO SIGN UP for Prime Time-Capitol Tour/whether you are staying for lunch at Mad Jack's.
When:   Thursday, October 16  9:00 AM   Bus leaves promptly at 9:15 AM from Mad Jack's in Vadnais Heights.
Cost: $12.00 covers bus and capitol donation (Checks to Redeemer Primetime)

LEFSE making for Holiday Fair - Continues October 16 and subsequent Mondays in October ,  beginning at 9:00 AM and usually done by noon.  Great group of volunteers and others are welcome- we'll train!  Contact Cheryl Larson (612-812-9058) or if you have any questions.

Wellness Talks-October 17 9:30-10:30 in the Library:
Spiritual Direction- Benefits and Blessings.
Learn how to recognize the presence of God in your life through prayer, scripture, meditation, silence, and reflection. Experience a
spiritual practice that you can incorporate into your daily prayer life to become transformed. Presenter: Pastor Candee Moser, MDiv, certified from the Christos Center for Spiritual Formation.

- NO COMMUNITY NIGHT Wednesday, October 18-There will be no activities, but the Chorale will meet at 7:00 PM.

- Feel like you're coming unglued? Join the club! The Wednesday Night Women's Bible Study group will be studying Unglued: Making Wise Choices in the Midst of Raw Emotions by Lysa TerKeurst. All are welcome and feel free to bring a friend. Contact Amy Maijala at 651-274-8582 or for details. 

Community Night of Service - October 25, 2017
Sign-up sheets are now available on the table in the atrium. Service projects include Sandwich Project of Minnesota, Thanking the Saints, Singing at Assisted Living, Pumpkin Carving at Solid Ground and "Thinking of You" cards. Please stop by the table in the atrium to learn more about the projects and to sign-up as a volunteer. We hope you will join us for a night of service at Redeemer and within our community!

-New Soma Yogadevotion session
beginning October 26 and going through December 14, 2017 at 2:00-3:00 pm in the Redeemer library. Soma yoga is a newer type of yoga in which participants practice slow, subtle movements that can reeducate the brain how to move tense muscles, and help us learn to move with more ease and freedom. Soma yoga is safe for "every body". The classes are for all levels, and students can practice on a mat, chair, or standing at wall. Please bring a yoga mat and blanket to class. Cost is $56 for the seven week session. Sign up by bringing a check to the church office by Oct 23, 2017 payable to Redeemer Lutheran with "Soma Yoga" written on memo line.
Questions, contact Jane Schroeher .
-Yogadevotion session, 8 weeks long, will begin Tuesday, October 31 through   December 19,   in the Fellowship Hall from 4:30-5:30. This multilevel class is led by Jean Auger.  A payment of $64 is due at the first class.  Please make out your check to Redeemer Lutheran Church (memo: Yogadevotion) .   If you are a new participant, or need more information, please contact Sue Johnson 651-387-3443 or ( to sign up.   We welcome your
-Holiday Fair-Saturday, November 4-JOIN US!
9:00 AM Scandinavian Coffee Shop    
10:00 AM Craft and Bake Sale-sale ends 12:30 PM

-New Member class on 
Sunday, November 5 , 1-4PM , For more information or to register, contact the church office.

-Celebrate What's Right with the World  
Women's Retreat-November 18 from 9AM-3PM at Lee and Rose Warner Nature Center.  $25.00 check made out to Redeemer Women's Ministries Sign up forms will be available at the Welcome Center.  Questions?  Call Barb Wojahn (651-429-2557). -
Faith 5 handouts are on the CYF board - Pastor Stefanie is still working to make them available electronically.

October 25th
 is Community Night of Service - 9th graders leave at  5:15  and 6-8th graders leave at  5:30 .

Moonlight Madness is coming up on 
Nov 10-11   - open to 6th-9th graders and friends - cost is $40.  Sign up information on CYF board.  Sign ups due by Nov. 8 .

National Youth Gathering
- sign up and info forms are on CYF board.  Youth registration worksheet and deposit of $150 are due by November 12.  Interested in helping the Youth fundraise?  Talk to Pastor Stefanie for some ways YOU can help that won't cost a dime.

Confirmation Students
- link to website to find sermon note/worship note forms to complete on your phone:
Sermon Notes
Sunday, October 15
8:30 AM   Classic Worship
9:40 AM   Sunday School
9:40 AM   Coffee Corner
9:40 AM   Bible Study-Romans
10:30 AM  Contemporary Worship
Monday, October 16
9:00 AM   Lefse Making (Kitchen)
6:00 PM 
Boy Scouts 434/Webelos II
Tuesday, October 17
8:00 AM   Men's Prayer Group
8:15 AM   Bibles & Bagels
9:00 AM   Lady of the Lakes Quilters
9:30 AM   Wellness Talk
10:00 AM Wellness Checks
12:00 PM  Lady of the Lakes Quilters
4:30 PM   YogaDevotion
6:00 PM   Lake Country Chorus
Wednesday, October 18
9:00 AM    Quilters
7:00 PM    Chorale Rehearsal

Thursday, October 19-MEA
8:30 AM   TOPS
9:00 AM   PrimeTime
9:00 AM  Wellness Checks
2:00 PM  Soma Yoga
6:30 PM  Rejoice rehearsal
7:30 PM  AA/Al-Anon
Friday, October 20-MEA
9:00 AM  Ladies of the Lake Quilt Show
Saturday, October 21
9:00 AM  Ladies of the Lake Quilt Show
Sunday, October 22
8:30 AM   Classic Worship
9:40 AM   Sunday School
9:40 AM   Coffee Corner
9:40 AM   Bible Study-Romans
10:30 AM  Contemporary Worship
D aily Readings
Sunday             1 Samuel 3:1-21        God Calls Samuel
Monday             1 Samuel 4:1-11       The Ark of God Captured
Tuesday            1 Samuel 5:1-12        Philistines and the Ark
Wednesday       1 Samuel 6:1-16        The Ark Returned
Thursday          1 Samuel 8:1-18        Israel Demands a King
Friday              1 Samuel 9:27-10:8   Samuel Anoints Saul as King
Saturday          1 Samuel 15:10-34    Saul Rejected as King