THIS WEEK'S EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
April 15, 2018

This Week
 
The Shack Movie Viewing:
See the movie The Shack TODAY at 1:00 pm in the library!

Community Night:
This week's Community Night adult class features Reverend Charlie Brown showing clips from the movie "The Shack" and conducting a discussion of the difficult issues of faith that the movie addresses. Please come to the library at 6 p.m. on Wednesday April 18. All are welcome !


Primetime

Primetime Events:
Sign up for both April and May programs ASAP! Come see the Amazing Jeffo on April 19 and go to Lord Gordon Gordon on May 17. Information and sign-up sheets are at the Welcome Center or call the church office at (651) 429-5411.
 
CYF
 
Houston Trip Meeting:
TODAY at 11:30 AM in the youth room. Come for a discussion regarding the upcoming Houston trip.

Camp Allegro:
August 6-9 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM with Auditions and practice for older kids on August 5 from 1:00-4:00 PM, and performance at 7:00 PM on August 9. We will be doing The Old Testament Fast Forward. All are welcome for this fun filled week!

Vacation Bible School:
Redeemer will partner with St. Stephen for Vacation Bible School. June 18-22 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM at no cost! They are offering extended care from 8:00-9:00 AM for $10 per child for the week.

Summer Stretch:
New this year is summer stretch. Kindergarten through 4th grade will go on Wednesdays in July and August for service and fun activities from 9:00 AM-2:00 PM, and 5th graders will go to their projects on Tuesdays. You can register for as many days as you like and only pay for the days you participate.

Moonlight Midnight Madness:
Come to Redeemer for a lock-in. Enjoy a movie and other fun activities out and about, then come back to the church for some worship time and games! May 18 at
7:00 PM through May 19 8:00 AM. Cost is $30 per student. Registration due by April 27. Confirmation through high school are welcome.

Confirmation Students - link to website to find sermon note/worship note forms to complete on your phone:  https://goo.gl/ckDFkE               
Second Half with Lyngblomsten

Spring Gala: 
Join the Lyngblomsten Foundation for a special evening to raise funds to support persons living at home with memory loss and their caregivers. The event starts at 5:30 PM on April 20 at Vadnais Heights Commons. Purchase tickets at www.lyngblomsten.org/SpringGala starting on March 1.
Wellness Talk: 
Essential Oils of the Bible. April 17 9:30-10:30 AM at Redeemer. Learn about the traditions, ceremonies, and healing uses of essential oils as referenced in the Bible. 
Fee $10
 
Save the Date
 
Germany Tour Meeting: 
An informational meeting for the 2020 Germany Tour featuring the Oberammergau Passion Play and Luther Heritage sites will be held on Sunday, May 20 at 1:00 PM in the library. Come and learn more about this amazing adventure.

Worship on the Farm Coming Soon!: 
Worship on the Farm starts June 6. Join us at the Bruentrup Farm for dinner at 5:30 PM and worship at 6:30 PM.

Farewell Concert:
Zach Taylor has accepted a Director of Worship Arts position at a church in Grand Rapids, Michigan and will be having a farewell concert on April 29 at 4:00 pm in the sanctuary of St. Stephens in West St. Paul.

2nd Half Ministry Activity:
Attend 10 Minute Plays on June 7 at 7:30 PM at the new Hanifl Performing Arts Center 4941 Long Avenue, White Bear Lake, MN. Eat dinner at Rudy's Red Eye Grill (on your own) before the play. Carpooling can be arranged. Tickets are $22. Please sign up at the welcome desk by May 20. Make checks out to Redeemer Lutheran Church with 10 Minute Plays in the subject line. Contact Myrna Carlson at (651) 429-0902 with questions.

WEEKLY CALENDAR
 
Sunday, April 15
8:30 AM Classic Worship
9:30 AM Sunday School
9:40 AM Coffee Corner
10:30 AM Contemporary Worship
11:30 AM Summer Youth Trip (Youth Room)
1:00 PM Shack Movie Viewing

Monday, April 16
6:30 AM Men's Bible Study
6:00 PM Boy Scouts 434/Webelos II

Tuesday, April 17
8:00 AM Men's Prayer Group
8:15 AM Bibles and Bagels (FH)
9:00 AM Lady of the Lakes Quilters
( 126-128)
12:30 PM Lady of the Lakes Quilters (A)
2:30 PM Grief Team Meeting (Conf. Rm)
4:30 PM Yogadevotion
6:00 PM Lake Country Chorus

Wednesday, April 18
Feed My Starving Children Event
8:00 AM LADC (Youth Room)
9:00 AM Quilters (Com. Rm)
9:00 AM White Bear Lake Retired Teachers
5:00 PM Community Night
7:00 PM Chorale Rehearsal

Thursday, April 19
8:30 AM TOPS
9:30 AM Prime Time Event (A)
2:00 PM Soma Yoga (L)
6:30 PM Rejoice (WC)
7:30 PM AA/Al-Anon

Friday, April 20
Holy Land Pilgrimage

Saturday, April 21
Holy Land Pilgrimage

Sunday, April 22
Holy Land Pilgrimage
8:30 AM Classic Worship
9:30 AM Sunday School
9:40 AM Coffee Corner
10:30 AM Contemporary Worship
2:30 PM Girl Scouts

D aily Readings
Sunday: Acts 9:1-19a
           Paul's Conversion

Monday: Acts 9:19b-22
           Saul Preaches in Damascus

Tuesday: Acts 9:23-31
           Saul Escapes from the Jews

Wednesday: Acts 9:36-43
           Peter in Lydda and Joppa

Thursday: Acts 10:1-16
           Peter and Cornelius

Friday: Acts 10:17-23a
          
Peter and Cornelius

Saturday: Acts 10:23b-33
           Peter and Cornelius