Timothy Lutheran Church
6704 Fyler Ave. / St. Louis, MO 63139 / 314-781-8673
Worship: Sunday 8:00 a.m. & 10:45 a.m. / Monday 7:00 p.m.
Sunday School & Bible Class 9:30 a.m. / Monday School 7:00 p.m.
Pastor Ron Rall / Pastor Bill Wilson / Pastor Chau Vo
DCE Mark Thompson / Vicar Cyril Loum
See all the news on our website www.timothystl.org
Front of Timothy
NEWSLETTER October 14-20, 2018
Attendance Last Week:
Sunday : 8:00 a.m.: 66
10:45 a.m.: 132 
Monday : 23
Guests : 13
Education Hour : 25
Scripture for Next Week:
(click the links below to read the Bible verses.)

Old Testament:   Ecclesiastes 5:10-20
Psalm: Psalm 119:9-16 Epistle Hebrews 4:1-16 Gospel:   Mark 10:23-31
Prayer Requests:

Our Shut-ins:  Lois Vahle, Leta Valendy, Doris Bayuk, Jeffrey Black

Hospice:  Joyce McCoy, Norma Kramer

Pregnancies:  Melissa Bergholt, Tarja Murrell, Andrea Mutka

Recuperating:  Art Young, Shirley Weir, Larry Tiemann, AJ Johnson, James Gayeyou, Pat Diehl, Henry Wirth

Thanksgiving:  healthy baby born to Lorenda Bolling

Mourning:  Linda Ford, George Way

Other:  Rev. Andrew Dinger as he considers the call to Timothy, the Ralls as they travel, Lily Iverson with a severe dairy allergy
Happening This Week:

Sunday, October 14
8:00 a.m. – Divine Service
9:30 a.m. – Sunday School, Bible Class, Adult Instruction Class, Stephen Ministry Supervision, Vietnamese Worship
10:45 a.m. – Divine Service
12:30 p.m. – Confirmation Class

Monday, October 15
7:00 p.m. – Worship & Monday School
(changes to 6:30 p.m. next week)

Tuesday, October 16

Wednesday, October 17
4:15 p.m. – Confirmation Class 6:15 p.m. – Bell Choir Practice
7:15 p.m. – Choir Practice

Thursday, October 18
6:15 am. – Men’s Bible Study @ Panera Bread
9:00 a.m. – Food Pantry
NO – Genesis Bible Study

Friday, October 19
6:30 p.m. Volleyball

Saturday, October 20

Save the Date :

November 11 th – Meet & Greet the Seminarians

December 1 st – Christmas Market
At Timothy:
Beginning October 22nd
the Monday evening service will begin at 6:30. Please take note and pass on the information to those Monday evening worshipers.
Special Thanks to those who worked so hard yesterday at our Fall Clean up Day! Your efforts are much appreciated!

Bible Study
Ladies Bible Study Tuesday, October 16 th , 1:30 p.m. at Sue Thomas’s house.
Noah Away Today: Noah is traveling. He is in Waco, Texas, for the Heart of Texas State Fair. He will be assisting the Trivent booth at the Fair, and meeting many new people. He left last Wednesday and will return to his normal visits on Tuesday. Word has it, he will be observing (but not participating) in a rodeo.
SAVE THE DATE on Sunday, November 11, from 9:15 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. in the church gym, Timothy Women in Mission invites the congregation to “meet and greet” Timothy’s Seminarian Field Workers . Bible Class will start after the “Meet and Greet.”  Please join us to meet our field worker families, learn more about them and what they do, and enjoy fellowship and refreshments. We will also celebrate our Ministry Team.
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The Altar Guild is requesting donations of small flower vases to be used for the pastors, field workers and other volunteers to deliver fresh flowers to shut-ins and members who are hospitalized. Please place them in the box located in the narthex, labeled “Flower Vases”.
October is Pastor Appreciation Month.  Let’s celebrate our ministry team by thanking God for their dedication and commitment to Timothy Church! Women in Mission would like to encourage everyone to sign up to pray for Pastor Wilson, Pastor Vo, Pastor Rall & Mary Anne in Papua New Guinea, DCE Mark Thompson, Vicar Cyril Loum and the call process on the calendar in the Narthex. 
Saturday, November 3, 2018 LWML Zone Rally at Ascension Lutheran Church. Refreshments and coffee will be served beginning at 8:45 a.m. with devotions and program starting at 9:30 a.m. The featured speaker will be Grace Vanderhyde, missionary to Sri Lanke.
FOOD PANTRY NEEDS AND NOTES:
1. The food pantry is open the first and third Thursdays of each month from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. If someone needs groceries from the pantry anytime other than the designated time for the pantry to be open, they will be permitted to go into the pantry ONLY WITH SUPERVISION. There is a list of items which the people may take, and there should be no exceptions to those items on the list. This is very necessary for the pantry staff so they can keep track of their inventory at all times. By following these guidelines, the staff will know what items are in short supply and what is needed to make sure there is enough available food on food pantry days.

2. The pantry is in need of contributions for buying items that are in short supply. If you would like to make a contribution, just put in an envelope marked “FOR FOOD PANTRY’ and drop in the offering plate.

3. If you would like to purchase items and drop in the box in the narthex of the church, here is a list of items which are always in short supply: toilet paper, canned fruit, canned chili, peanut butter, canned spaghetti sauce, canned tomatoes, canned tomato sauce, canned meat, canned soup, canned pork and beans, canned baked beans, and hot and cold cereal.
The pantry staff would like to thank everyone for their support of this ministry.
Purchase space at Timothy Lutheran’s Christmas Market!  Timothy Lutheran Church is hosting the 3rd annual Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas Market) on Saturday, December 1, 2018 . Booths are $15.00 and all proceeds made at your booth are kept by you as the operator. The market itself will run from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. in the gated parking lot at Timothy Lutheran, 6704 Fyler Ave. There will be food & drink for all to purchase. The purpose of this event is to engage all ages in our neighborhood and surrounding areas. Timothy's beer brewers will once again create a variety of savory suds to sample in your purchased stein. Send your request for an application for a booth to Marla Steenbock at mjsteenbock@gmail.com
Around Town:
Word of Life will be hosting a Trunk r Treat Friday, October 26 . Join us from 6-8 p.m. for costume fun and a Chili cook-off. St Lucas is hosting the event in their gym @ 7100 Morganford. If you would like to volunteer to decorate your car or bring Chili please sign up here.  https://m.signupgenius.com/#!/showSignUp/10c0849aaae29a75-trunk1
WOL November Dine Out Night will be November 13th at the Sunset Hills Chick Fil A 4-8 p.m.
Paint and Sip Fundraiser Enjoy a fun night out learning how to paint a watercolor of the night’s sky while sipping wine with friends. Tickets are $35 per person and all proceeds will benefit Pastor Matthew and Kali Wood’s upcoming service to the Lutheran Church in Indonesia. All art materials have been generously donated by Thrivent. Please reserve your spot by emailing Kali Wood at kali.wood@lcmsintl.org or via text at (314) 702-8793. This event will take place on Saturday November 3rd from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Timothy Lutheran Church. Dessert will be provided, bring your own wine or beverage. For more information on their service visit: www.lcms.org/wood
On behalf of Lutheran Development Group, Laborers for Christ is looking for volunteers from local St. Louis churches to work on the 3500 block of Oregon. Workers will receive minimum wage and will work 40-hours a week on-site. The only required skills are a desire to serve and a willingness to work! If you're interested in being a part of Laborers for Christ, visit lcef.org/laborers-for-Christ or call 314-885-6444.
All For Books Donations Not all children can afford books. Please donate to the All For Books campaign to help purchase books for Word of Life students. The donation box is located in the narthex of your church. Every coin or dollar helps so many. Thank you for your consideration.
“Choir Concerts This Week” The Lutheran High School Choral Department invites everyone to enjoy two concerts this week. On Sunday, October 14 , the LHSS Concert Choir and Lancer Singers present their fall concert at 7:00 p.m. in the Kuhlmann Center in the school on Tesson Ferry Road. On Tuesday, October 16 , the Lutheran Youth Choral Festival draws area middle school singers together to rehearse all day under the direction of Dr. Charles Brown from Concordia University Chicago. The day culminates with the Festival Concert at 7:00 p.m. at LHSS. Also on the concert program are the LHSS Lancer Singers and Junior Singers. Freewill offerings are received and cookie receptions follow each concert.
At Timothy Lutheran we:
Welcome the Lost
Embrace Unified Diversity
Practice Authentic Worship
Empower Servant Leaders
Inspire Individual Outreach