Weekly Highlights for November 28, 2021
Sermon Series
“Living the Advent Life”
November 28-December 19
    A roadmap for the in between time
Sunday's Sermon
"Repent" - Hosea 14:1-3

Christmas Eve Worship
Friday, December 24th
3:00, 4:30, 7:00 PM

Response Sunday Materials
If you have been unable to return your Ministry Response materials, you can return them in several ways: 1) Bring them to worship with you 2) Mail them
3) Submit them online at mylwlc.com under Response Sunday.
Thank you for your response!
Online Giving
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.
Thank you!

Adult Education
Sundays 10AM in the Sanctuary

There is no Adult Education or Sunday School this Sunday, November 28th. We will resume December 5th.

Twelve Ordinary Men
Led by Pastor Malinak
December 5-January 30
We will learn about the men Jesus chose to share in His ministry and what they did after He ascended to the Father. 

Sunday School Christmas
 Sunday, December 12th at 10:15AM
The congregation is invited to a presentation of the Christmas story led by the Sunday School classes.

Youth Christmas Party
Sunday Night Live Christmas Party (ages 6th-12th grade) will be held on Sunday, December 12th from 6-8:30 pm. We will have lots of Christmas games, food and fun.

Youth Retreat
Youth Life Retreat at LWLC will be held on December 17th and 18th from 4pm Friday to 4pm Saturday. Volunteer opportunities, game food and lots of Christmas fun. We will need chaperones. Click here to sign up.

Youth Event
Youth (all ages) will meet at Epic Waters on Sunday, December 19th at 1pm. No cost for the event and we will meet at Epic Waters (2970 Epic Place, Grand Prairie). Click here to sign up.

Wednesday Night Alive!
a Discipleship Ministry for all ages!
As disciples, we are called to worship, study the Bible, be in fellowship, pray, serve and witness. Wednesday nights, disciples will be able to do just that!
The evening begins with dinner for all, served restaurant style at 5:30-6pm. After dinner, there are discipleship opportunities for Cherubs (ages 3-kindergarten), Faith Alive Elementary kids (1st through 5th grade), and adults. For more details, check out the schedule online or pick up a brochure at the connection center. We look forward to growing together with you in Christ!

Wednesday Night Menu
12/1 - Chicken Strips, Mac N Cheese, Green Beans
12/8 - Lasagna, Vegetable
12/15 - Chicken Cordon Bleu, Rice, Broccolli
Youth Night
The youth (grades 6th-12th grade) meet Sunday's from 6-8:30 pm. We will have devotion, snacks and games. Bring your friends!

 2022 Youth Mission Trips
Memphis, TN (Grades 6-12) March 11-18
Costa Rica (all ages) June 11-17
Sr. High (8-12) Nashville, TN June 18-24
Jr. & Sr. High (6-12) Glorieta, NM July 16-21
For more information and to sign up click here.  
Christmas Carols
Mondays online (Zoom) 7pm
November 29-December 20
(4 sessions) The store shelves are stocked, lights are going up, shopping has begun... but is this what Christmas is about? This Advent, you are invited to take time to truly prepare for Christmas in our second annual special Advent Small Group. Participants will listen to and learn about some of our favorite Christmas Carols: O Come, O Come Emmanuel; O Little Town of Bethlehem; O Come All Ye Faithful; O Holy Night. Sign up Here.

The Characters of Christmas
Tuesdays 7pm
November 30-December 21
(4 sessions) We are all familiar with the Nativity story, as told in the Gospel of Luke, but what do we know about the different people who lived it and played a role in the birth of Jesus? In this study, we will meet Joseph, Zechariah and Elizabeth, the Innkeeper, and the Shepherds. Sign Up Here.

Small Groups Wednesday Night
You have the opportunity for Small Groups during Wednesday Night Alive!  Track 1 is Modeling Discipleship in Parenting; Track 2 is a study in Discipleship for All. Both groups meet through May 18th from 6-6:45pm.

Apologetics “How Great
Thou Art” 
In this monthly discussion group, participants will encounter common arguments against the faith and how God’s Word, answers the protests of man’s hostility against obedience to God. Next class is Wednesday, Dec. 8th at 7 pm. in the sanctuary. Sign up Here.

Men’s Bible Study
Our monthly Men’s Bible Study meets the second Saturday of every month at 7:30am.  All men are welcome and invited to attend.  We will continue our study on the Life of Martin Luther.

 Prayer Groups
Meet for prayer weekly with your Christian brothers and sisters through Zoom. If you prefer not to pray out loud, you can still participate. Please include your availability and you will be notified by Pastor Malinak of the day and time of your weekly prayer group, and who your facilitator will be. Each session of prayer will last 15-30 minutes.  
LIFT (Ladies In Faith Together)
Christmas Tea
December 11th
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Come join us as we gather together and give thanks for this time of fellowship and food. Our theme this year is “PRAYERS OF CHRISTMAS.”
Together, we will give thanks for this joyful holiday as we celebrate our Savior and his love for us. To attend and/or host a table, please sign up today by clicking here.

Young Adults Lunch/Study
The young adult group (ages 18-25) will have lunch and Bible Study at IHOP (3317 E. State Hwy. 114, Southlake) on Monday, December 20th at noon. Click here to sign up.

Golf Fellowship
We meet Tuesday mornings at Bear Creek Golf Club. Hope you can join us. Everyone is welcome! For more information, and to sign up Click Here.

LWLC Missions Video
We have put together a video celebrating the opportunities we had this year to invest our time, talents and treasure to share the good news of Jesus, locally and around the world. You can access the video through You Tube or Vimeo.
Share the Faith Online
This is one of our "3 Minute Meditation" videos that answers one of the top 100 theological questions people search for on google. In this video Pastor Malinak answers the question, Is Jesus God? Who is Jesus?  Watch the video to learn the answer, and please use the link below to post this video on your social media platforms to share the faith with your friend and the world.

How to Become an Online Evangelist:
An E-Booklet Resource for Sharing the Gospel Online
People all over the world are spending hours each day online. Let’s go where the people are and share the good news of Jesus Christ. Contact Steve if you would like to have this free E-Booklet. steve@lwlc.com.  

Union Gospel Mission Sack Lunches
We will be assembling sack lunches for the homeless of Union Gospel Mission Sunday, December 12th, after the late service, in the Family Life Center. 
Please join us!

Union Gospel Mission Serving Dinners
If you would like to help volunteer to serve dinners at the Union Gospel Mission Homeless Shelter, (1321 East Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth), please join us on the 2nd Thursday of every month from 4-7 PM. For more information, contact Steve Burke at steve@lwlc.com.

Living Word Quilters
We meet in person on the 2nd Saturday of every month, from 10am-2pm in the conference room at the church. Please bring a lunch.
Mission Partner News  
My Father's Business is a wonderful outreach to at-risk youth in Zion, IL. Every Friday night Police Officer Matt Thornton feeds these kids, plays basketball with them, and shares the gospel. Let's keep them in our prayers.

Donations of $10 each may be made to purchase poinsettias for the church. To purchase, fill out the poinsettia order envelope in the pew rack and place in offering basket. Deadline is December 19th
Living Word-Grapevine Podcast
Sermons and Adult Education classes are now available as podcasts.