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          THIS WEEK'S EVENTS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
We pray for the Selden family.  Scott's mother, Jeanette, died February 6.  Her service will be held on Tuesday, February 13, at 3:00 PM here at Redeemer.
By Faith We Live, By Faith We Give -Please pick up your annual stewardship packet on Sunday.  Commitment Sunday is March 4.
Between services today-February 11:  The day's DVD/Discussion  will be "Are You Passing Burning Bushes?" (Spirit of God), facilitated by Pastors Roger Schwarze and Dan Brumm.  Next week will be "What's In Your Wallet?"  (Anger).  Meet in the Library after the service. All are welcome! 
Troop 57631 will be selling cookies on February 11th from 9-12. Cookies are $4 per box. (Gluten Free cookies are $5.) With so many yummy choices, there is something for everyone! Please help support Redeemer's Girl Scouts by buying or donating cookies.
Book Club members - Room Change   Our meeting on  Tuesday, Feb. 13,  discussing the book, We Are Unprepared will be held in the Conference Room.
Joy/Peace Circle will gather for their monthly meeting on Wednesday, February 14, at 10:00 AM in the Atrium.  We welcome and encourage new members to join Joy/Peace Circle for inspirational Bible Study and delicious refreshments served by our members.  Please call Donna Miller at 651-739-4329 if you have questions.
PRIME TIME-THINKING ON YOUR FEET Amy Stedman of "Just Kidding Improv"  February 15, 2018
  Amy Stedman is an improv performer and trainer with Just Kidding Improv LLC.  She enjoys teaching people of all
abilities the skill of thinking on their feet and expressing their creativity.
When: 9:30 am Coffee Plus, 10:00 AM
Where: Redeemer Lutheran Church atrium  Cost:  Free will offering to cover Primetime expenses
Sign up at the Welcome Center or call the church office (651-429-5411).
Neighbor to Neighbor Initiative - The Building Community Relations Task Force is hosting a conversation about a new Neighbor to Neighbor Initiative to reach new residents in the White Bear Area on Sunday, March 4, 4:30 - 6:30 PM.  If you are interested in joining the conversation, please contact Brian Adams at beadams3466@comcast.net.
2 nd Half with Lyngblomsten Wellness Talk  
Becky Hulden, RN , Lyngblomsten's Faith Community Nurse will be speaking on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at 9:30 AM .  The topic is, "Why Get Your Blood Pressure Checked?"  Blood pressure checks will be done following the presentation.

2 nd Half Ministry team invites you to join us to go snowshoeing at Tamarack Nature Center , 5287 Otter Lake Road, White Bear Township, on Sunday, February 18, 2018 . We will meet at Tamarack at 1:30 PM and then Mary Gregory, Tamarack Naturalist, will guide us.  Modern, aluminum snowshoes can be rented at the rental shack for two hours. Cost for rental is $14 per person. All rentals are due back by 4:00 PM. If you'd like, please bring a thermos with a hot drink or water to enjoy afterward in the visitor center.  Please sign up at the Welcome Center by Feb 15, 2018.  Questions or if you'd like to carpool, please contact Jane Schroeher at schroehergj@msn.com or 651-770-9543.

CHILDREN, YOUTH and FAMILY
WAPO Registration is open for summer camp at Wapo.  
Registrations MUST be received by March 15  to guarantee a spot in our reserved week. 
Registration is online and here is the link for  Redeemer's dates
http://lwlbci.com/redeemer-wbl

Redeemer has the following dates reserved  June 17-22, 2018   for TIM Team (9th - 12th graders) and Youth (4th - 8th graders) campers and a weekend experience on June 22-24, 2018 for our 2nd and 3rd
graders called Seeds weekend.  Please contact Pam Huntley with any questions or concerns. 
 
A big thank you to the many of you who have donated an envelope to the Houston trip fund! If you wish to donate, select an envelope with the number of the dollar amount you'd like to give, fill out the card inside with your name and address, and return the card and your donation to the office.  You will receive a post card from the youth when they are in Houston as a thank you!  Be sure to check out the beautiful envelopes before they are all gone!
The High School Youth Trip will continue to fundraise throughout the spring.
 -Watch for
Butter Braids to go on sale from February 14-March 7 with delivery on March 25.
 -The Youth will also be serving the
Soup Supper on February 2 from 5:00-6:00 PM before worship, and will host the  Sunday Morning treats on  May 6 .  We appreciate the congregation's amazing support!

Get ready for an Easter Egg Hunt on March 24 from  10:00-11:30 AM

Confirmation Students - link to website to find sermon note/worship note forms to complete on your phone:  
https://goo.gl/ckDFkE     
WEEKLY CALENDAR
 
Sunday, February 11
8:30 AM   Classic Worship
9:30 AM   Bible Study "Love Wins"
9:40 AM   Sunday School
9:40 AM   Coffee Corner
10:30 AM  Contemporary Worship
2:30 PM    Girl Scouts

Monday, February 12
6:30 AM  Men's Bible Study-Perkins
10:00 AM  Healthy Rhythms Drumming
6:00 PM 
Boy Scouts 434/Webelos II

Tuesday, February 13
8:00 AM   Men's Prayer Group
8:15 AM  
Bibles & Bagels
9:00 AM   Lady of the Lakes Quilters
9:30 AM   Lyngblomsten Wellness Talks
12:30 PM Lady of the Lakes Quilters
4:30 PM   Yoga Devotion
6:00 PM   Lake Country Chorus
6:30 PM  Council Meeting
7:00 PM  Redeemer Book Club
 

Wednesday, February 14    ASH WEDNESDAY
9:00 AM   Quilters
10:00 AM  Joy/Peace Circle
5:00 PM   NO Community Night
6:00 PM  Ash Wednesday Worship
7:00 PM  Chorale Rehearsal


Thursday, February 15
8:30 AM  TOPS
9:30 AM  Prime Time
2:00 PM  Soma Yoga
6:30 PM  Rejoice rehearsal
7:30 PM  AA/Al-Anon


Friday, February 16

Saturday, February 17


Sunday, February 18
8:30 AM  Classic Worship
9:30 AM  Bible Study-"Love Wins"
9:40 AM  Sunday School
9:40 AM  Coffee Corner
10:30 AM  Contemporary Worship
D aily Readings
Sunday         John 9:1-41           The Man Born Blind
Monday        John 6:16-21         Jesus Walks on Water
Tuesday        John 6:22-34         Bread from Heaven
Wednesday   John 10:1-18         The Good Shepherd
Thursday      John 6:35-59         Bread of Life
Friday          John 6:60-71          Words of Eternal Life
Saturday      John 7:1-9             The Unbelief of Jesus' Brothers