Weekly Highlights for August 28, 2022
“Attributes of God”
The joy of understanding who He is.
Through September 4th
Sunday's Sermon - "Omniscience" - Psalm 139:1-6
Upcoming Sermon Series
“Salt and Light”
Living our lives in contrast to the world.
September 11-October 23
Living Word Voices
Begins September 7th
All adults and teens who love to sing are invited and encouraged to join the choir. We rehearse Wednesday’s from 6:50-7:50pm. A fall retreat where we begin learning the music is on Saturday, September 10th, from 9am-noon at the church. For more info., contact Denise Eibel at email@example.com.
If you prefer to give online, there are three secure avenues:
1) Through our website (mylwlc.com).
2) Through the link below.
3) By scanning the QR code printed in the bulletin.
"Law and Gospel”
Led by Pastor Eibel in the Sanctuary
September 6 7-8PM
The entire body of doctrine in Holy Scripture may be classified as Law or Gospel. It is essential for proper interpretation to distinguish between the two concepts.
How do you do this? What happens if you don’t?
Come and grow in your ability to interpret Scripture!
Childcare is provided with a reservation. Click here to sign up.
Beginning September 11
Sundays, 10AM in the Sanctuary
Meeting our past, understanding our present and future.
September 11-October 30 Led by Pastor Eibel
One Day LiFT Women’s Retreat
at Living Word Lutheran Church
“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.” 2 Timothy 1:7
Have you ever wondered why others boldly live the life Jesus taught? Have you ever wondered how they find the confidence? Join us on Saturday, August 27, to discuss the ways scripture shows us to find the confidence that is ours through Christ Jesus to approach God, witness God in our lives to others, serve others, and trust in God’s love for us. Doors will be open at 8 a.m., pastries and coffee will be available. We will start at 9 a.m. Lunch is provided and dinner is potluck. Sign up at mylwlc.com or via invite found on the table in the Narthex. For more information, please contact Maureen Garrison or Lori Kohler.
Men's Breakfast and Bible Study
Our first breakfast and study for the fall will be Saturday, September 10th, beginning at 7:30am. We meet the 2nd Saturday of every month for our monthly breakfast and study. Our study will be "The Spiritual Realms - The Study of Heaven and Hell and Places Beyond this World.” Click here to sign up.
LiFT Women's Bible Study
LiFT Bible Study begins September 1 with the study “A New Song: Save Me, O God”. This study will encourage and uplift you as you reflect on God's promises to be your shield, to hear and answer your prayers, and to give you salvation, righteousness, and relief-in every circumstance. Thursdays, September1 through October 6, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. Click here to sign up.
Upcoming Small Groups
Iconology (4 weeks) Tuesday’s, September 6-27 at 6 pm. This study will examine the rich practice of writing icons and the common themes within the icon artform. Topics include: The backstory of the Icon; Christ Icons; Mary with Jesus Icons; The Church Icons.
Ephesians (13 weeks) Sunday’s, September 11-December 18 at 7 pm. This study will go through Paul’s beautiful letter to the Church at Ephesus.
Walking in Their Shoes: A Small Group for all ages - Thursday, September 1 at
6 pm. In life we share a common bond of humanity with all people; however, not all of humanity shares in the same life experiences. Once a month, this small group will gather to learn about how others in this world experience life and try “walking in their shoes” for 30 days by immersing themselves in similar experiences. Topics include: food options, technology, available entertainment, clothing and many more.
Presidents Cup Tournament
September 30th thru October 2nd
At Bear Creek Golf Course
Tournament Format is “Golf Cart Scramble” with participates having Golf Cart Handicap balance(Low/High). Friday Golf is optional with a 1:30 Tee Time.
Tournament starts Saturday at 7:30 AM. Tournament fee is $170 which includes course fees, carts and taxes. For more information contact Carl Young, Curtis
To sign up and for more information on groups currently meeting, click here.
Wednesday Night Alive!
Ages 3-5th Grade
“Oh, the Places We Will Go!”
Beginning September 7, travel with us each week as we journey to destinations in the Bible and hear the stories that put them on the map! Enjoy music time, mission projects, crafts and games, all from 6-7:15 pm. Dinner is served from 5:30-6pm.
Sunday, September 11th, 10 AM
Sunday School classes begin soon! Register your child for Sunday School at the table in the narthex if they will be entering the 3 year old class, did not attend Sunday School last year or you need to update your info.
Young Adults Discipleship
The young adults (ages 16-22) meet Tuesdays at 6:45 AM at Starbucks in Westlake.
Texas Rangers Baseball Game (grades 8-12) Saturday, August 27th. We will meet at the church at 4:30pm. No cost for the game, but bring money for food.
EVO Entertainment (Jr. & Sr. High) Friday, September 9th, from 5:45-8:30pm
No Cost. Includes dinner, bowling, bumper cars, video games and lots more.
EVO entertainment (Grades 1-5) Saturday, September 10th, from 5:45-8:30pm
No Cost. Includes dinner, bowling, bumper cars, video games and lots more.
Riverbend Retreat (Grades 1-5 ) September 23rd-25th
The cost is $75 and covers the whole trip except for onsite gift shop and a dinner on the way to camp. https://www.riverbend.camp.
Confirmation Retreat (Grades 6-8) at Sky Ranch September 30-October 2
Cost is $75 and covers the whole trip except for the onsite gift shop and a dinner on the way to camp.
Resumes September 30th
Be a cross-cultural missionary right here in the Family Life Center on Friday mornings. We have international friends living here in our community from all over the world. We need more volunteers to engage in one-to-one English conversation with them from 10-11 am. Stories from the Gospel of Luke are used as the content for conversation. Training is provided. This is fun and easy, and a great way to make a new friend. You are not obligated to come every Friday. Just come when you can. Contact Steve Burke for more information (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Union Gospel Mission Donations Due Sunday
We will be collecting donated items through this Sunday, August 28, in the box in the Family Life Center. Items needed:
Ladies Items: new/gently used purses, lotions, shampoo, soap, feminine products, finger nail polish, costume jewelry, snacks, socks, and tissues, daily devotional books, Christian music, book markers, writing pads, pens.
Men: Underwear, belts, shoes, deodorant, soap, shaving supplies, socks.
Children: backpacks, school supplies, pens, pencils, erasers, notebooks, crayons, coloring books.
New Invitation Video to Share
Here's a new invitation video you can use to invite people to Living Word. This is a general invitation that can be used now, or anytime down the road. You can post this link on your social media platforms, as well as text or email it to those you want to invite to Living Word.
Church Photo's This Sunday
Photos will be taken for free in between services this Sunday, August 28th, in the choir hall. If you have not had your picture made, please stop by so we can get our pictorial directory updated.
Online Church Pictorial Directory
Members can login to our church directory on our website mylwlc.com, under the Information and schedules and scroll down to Church Pictorial Directory (password is 8174818626). It's also very convenient to have the church directory on your cell phone. Go to your app store and search "Instant Church Directory". It's free! If any of your information needs updating, please contact the church. If you need help, see Steve Burke.
Living Word-Grapevine Podcast
Sermons and Adult Education classes are now available as podcasts.