WEEKLY E-blast news & updates
May 6, 2021
S.O.S (Spring Outdoor Social) - Been inside too long? Join us in the parking lot at Lord of Life for a Spring Fling! Enjoy food and friends Saturday, May 15 with Holy Smokes BBQ. The fun starts at 5pm!

Register online to pre-order from Holy Smoke BBQ and pay them directly at the event. They will donate a portion of the proceeds to Lord of Life. The church will provide non-alcoholic beverage options and a dessert. BYOB. Kona Ice will also be there from 5-6 pm. Proceeds benefit the Facilities or Ministries Endowment Funds. If you can’t attend but want to support these ministries you can donate here.
New Member Class -  Want to learn more about Lord of Life and the benefits of membership? Join us Saturday, May 22 at 9am. Email Peggy Sloan for more information or call 281-367-7016.

Lord of Life is looking for a new senior pastor. Meet our Call Team.
God's Work, Our Hands
Outreach at Lord of Life
We are collecting newborn items until Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 9th for the Pregnancy Assistance Center North including diapers, wipes, formula and new/gently used newborn clothing. Drop off in the Welcome Center or ship directly to the church address from Amazon!
Safe Sanctuary Training
Safe Sanctuary training is required every 2 years for anyone 16 and older who works with children or at-risk groups at Lord of Life. This includes all Church Council members, VBS and Day Camp volunteers, Sunday School teachers, Nursery staff and Welcome Desk volunteers. All Lord of Life volunteers must receive the training. Background checks for age 18 and older. Click the time link above to register. Email Carrie Kessler for more information.
Lord of Life will host families in danger of homelessness in Family Promise of Montgomery County’s 90-day program in the building from June 27-July 4. Training for leaders begins on May 19th, and are invited to the dedication to their new building on June 3rd. If interested in attending or volunteering as hosts to entertain families in the evening, overnight hosts to be on campus in case of emergencies, and groups to make dinners, please email jmckenna@lordoflifeonline.org or call 281-367-7016.
Red Cross Training - In the aftermath of disasters many of us want to help but don’t know how. You can be trained and ready BEFORE disaster strikes! Our neighbor, Sts Simon and Jude Catholic Church, operates an emergency shelter for the Red Cross and we partner with them in a disaster. Hurricane season is upon us! If you would like to be trained to help in a community crisis, please email Jenny by Saturday, May 29th. They need help with sign-in, kitchen, pet care, child care, laundry, the management team, and more.

Angel Reach dinner for Foster Kids: We will help young adults aging out of foster care sharpen their cooking skills with a Cornish hen recipe! Sign up to provide supplies. More info here.
For the Kids
Children's Ministries at Lord of Life
In-person Sunday School for kids age 3 - sixth grade this Sunday, May 9.
Come join us on Facebook or in the Fellowship Hall!
Club 56 (for 5th/6th graders)
Sunday, May 16, 9am in person, Room 26 upstairs
Vacation Bible School

At “Rocky Railway” Vacation Bible School June 21-25, kids will discover how Jesus’ power can pull us through any situation.

All the slots are full, but Volunteers and donations needed! Help us serve our community and show God's love!
LutherHill Day Camp
Join us for a fun week at Lord of Life Lutheran Church! Day Camp runs from 9am-3:30pm daily, July 19-23, 2021. We will sing, dance, explore nature, play games and learn more about God’s love for us. This camp is for children who are completing Kindergarten through 5th grade this summer. Cost is $75/child, scholarships available
Ready for Summer 2021? Lutherhill Summer Camps in La Grange, TX, run weekly starting June 13. Sign up here to learn more about what it means to Be Bold!
What's ahead for kids this month: Visit our Children's page for more info
Bible Studies/Discussions
Men's Breakfast Bible Study/ Discussion This Saturday, April 24 at 7:30am.

Ladies Bible Study - Meeting monthly. Join us Wednesday, May 26 at 10am online or in person in the conference room. Led by Kirsten Beckler. To get on the email list, contact Mary Ross.

Adult Sunday School
9:30am New Zoom link! Isaiah: Visions of Promise -Interactive video study on key themes in Isaiah, which has been often been called the "Fifth Gospel” and ultimately delivers a message of hope.
OR 9:45 am – “Trouble I’ve Seen Book Discussion

Pastor's Bible Study - every Tuesday at 11:30

Beyond Sunday Podcast - Weekly conversations with Pastor David Bauser, Faith Formation director Patrick Nazaroff and author Elise McCarter.

The Next Phase: Navigating our Mental Health Through the Pandemic
Please join Beth Hall on Sundays at 3:30 for support, connection, and discussion of current pandemic concerns. How do we move forward in a healthy way? How do we care for our selves and those we love? Each session is open to anyone and does not require any previous attendance. More info and zoom link here.
Hands of Faith
Fair Trade Ministry
-Wednesday 10am-2pm
-Saturday 10am-2pm
-Sunday 9am-12:30pm
Scam or Spoofed Emails
Always read the subject line and email source in the FROM line, before opening such emails. If you aren't sure, reach out to whomever appeared to write the email and simply ask if they sent it. Bishop Rinehart, Pastor David, Pastor John or the Synod/LOL church staff will never contact you directly via email to ask you to send money to them personally. Please do not send money anywhere else on our behalf.
"Devote yourself to prayer, keeping alert in it with thanksgiving." - Colossians 4:2