THIS WEEK'S EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS-March 25, 2018

Holy Week Schedule
Maundy Thursday: Communion Worship at 7:00 PM
Good Friday: Nails of the Cross Tenebrae worship at 7:00 PM
Easter Sunday: Classic Easter Service at 8:30 AM
                       Contemporary Easter Service at 10:30 AM

Volunteer Opportunity: Sort and stock shelves at the White Bear Area Emergency Food Shelf with 2nd Half Ministry. March 26 from 1 to 3 PM at 1884 Whitaker St. The sign up sheet is located at the Welcome desk. Carpooling is available from Redeemer.

Solid Ground Tutoring: Solid Ground has several tutoring needs. Two temporary tutors are needed for Thursdays 4:15-5:15 through April. There is a new family moving in with school age children that need several more tutors at 4:15 any day Monday-Thursday. Jim Ramberg has been a long time tutor at Solid Ground. He and Jane Schroeder have started tutoring at Solid Ground in the last year. They find the opportunity to share and develop a relationship with a child very rewarding! The children are usually grades 2-6. Solid Ground works closely with tutors to find a good fit and provide ongoing support. Please consider this great opportunity right in your backyard. You can contact them at beadams3466@comcast.net or 651-983-6868 or Katie Hovde - Learning Coordinator. Solid Ground, 3521 Century Avenue North, White Bear Lake, MN 55110, 651-846-9020 or tutoring @solidgroundmn.org.

Easter Prayer Vigil: Make prayer a part of your Lenten journey. Sign up for the Easter Prayer Vigil. Sign up sheet is in the atrium. Contact Kevin Maijala at 612-600-7270 with any questions.

On Ash Wednesday: Cards with a nail were given out as a tangible reminder for the Lenten practice of reflection. If you did not receive one on Ash Wednesday, please feel free to take one from the basket and bring the nail back for the Good Friday service on March 30 at 7:00 PM.

Save the Date:  Volunteer Appreciation Sunday is April 8 between services. Join us for brunch celebrating the "Light" of Redeemer, our volunteers.  Hope to see you on the 8th!

Guys Summer Fun Golf: Any men, young men, or boys who may be interested in playing golf with others from Redeemer, possibly on a monthly basis, please look for Brian Adams in the atrium at 5:45 on Wednesday, April 4. He is looking to determine a day of the week, time, number of holes, and course options that work for most people. Once he has a standard day and time, he will try to accommodate all who are interested. If you have any ideas or are interested and can't make the meeting, please email or call Brian Adams at beadams3466@comcast.net or 651-983-6868.

2nd Half Ministry

Tour the Museum of Russian Art: Wednesday, April 11. Featuring a special exhibit: Matryoshka: The Nesting Dolls. Adults: $10, 
65 and older: $8. Make checks payable to Redeemer Lutheran, memo line: Museum of Russian Art. Carpooling available from church at 9:00 AM. Lunch on your own after tour-Wise Acre Eatery-Minneapolis. Call Joye Schutte at 651-429-6938 if you have any questions.

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.

Stress Reduction: Tuesdays, April 3-24. 10:30 to 11:30 AM at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Fellowship Hall. Practice stress reduction techniques to alleviate anxiety and increase your ability to relax and be productive. You will use your breath, mind and body awareness to control your response to stress and free yourself to enjoy more of life. Fee: $40. Registration required by March 27. Teacher: Ayano Nixon.
 
Children, Youth, and Family

Butter Braid Pickup: Get your butter braids Sunday, March 25!
 


Confirmation Students - link to website to find sermon note/worship note forms to complete on your phone: 
https://goo.gl/ckDFkE               
WEEKLY CALENDAR
 
Sunday, March 25-Palm Sunday
8:30 AM Classic Worship
9:30 AM Sunday School
9:40 AM Coffee Corner
10:30 AM Contemporary Worship

Monday, March 26
6:30 AM Men's Bible Study
10:00 AM Lyngblomsten Art History Class
6:00 PM Boy Scout Troop 434/Webelos II

Tuesday, March 27
9:00 AM Lady of the Lakes Quilters (126-128)
12:30 PM Lady of the Lakes Quilters (A)
4:30 PM Yogadevotion
6:00 PM Lake Country Chorus

Wednesday, March 28
No Soup Supper
8:00 AM LADC (Youth Room)
9:00 AM Quilters
7:00 PM Chorale Rehearsal

Thursday, March 29
8:30 AM TOPS
6:30 PM Rejoice
7:00 PM Maundy Thursday Worship Service
7:30 PM AA/Al-Anon

Friday, March 30
Office Closed
WBL No School
7:00 PM Good Friday Worship Service

Saturday, March 31

Sunday, April 1
Easter Sunday
8:30 AM Easter Classic Worship
9:30 AM NO Sunday School
9:40 AM Coffee Corner
9:40 AM Parent Forum (Youth Room)
10:30 AM Easter contemporary Worship
 

D aily Readings
Sunday        John 19:16b-22         The Crucified Messiah
Monday        John 17:1-19             Jesus Prays for His Disciples
Tuesday       John 17:20-26           Jesus Prays for His Disciples
Wednesday  John 18:1-11             The Betrayal and Arrest of Jesus
Thursday     John 19:23-30            Jesus' Last Words
Friday          John 19:31-37           Jesus the Passover Lamb
Saturday     John 19:38-42            Passover Lamb