Weekly Announcements | September 30 , 2018
Living Water Lutheran Church



WORSHIP 
 ASSISTANTS

Welcome Team
Melissa & Abby Salmonson
Nonie Walker


Coffee/Treats
Nonie Walker
Julie Emerson


Ushers
Sandie Edwards



WORSHIP LEADER
Jeff Rasmussen


Sound Engineer 
Dave Anderson


PROJECTION TEAM 


 
   
BUDGET
Year-To-Date
Budget Needed
$110, 642.64
Year-To-Date Actual
$104,713.55

 
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Weekly Message from our Pastor
   
Climate Change: Hope
    
   Hope. When I think back over conversations & correspondence, it's a word I use rather freely, because it's something I value for myself & others. For example:
 
            I hope you're feeling better.
            I hope the team leaves town with a win.
            We're all hoping it works to get together this Christmas.
 
     Generally speaking, there are two kinds of hope. There are the hopes listed above. They involve things like health, finances, grades, relationships, healing, etc. Over time, most of us generate pretty long lists of things about which we are hopeful. And what happens? Some of our hopes are realized, some are not.
     The Bible speaks of another kind of hope. Romans 3.3 says this:
 
"suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope..."
 
     In other words, suffering - as miserable and agonizing an experience as it can be - when God is involved, can produce the one thing none of us can live without: hope. How does that happen? What role do we play? When does God come into the picture?
     Join us this weekend as we wrap up our September message series on relationships with this final installment, "Climate Change: Hope"
 
Living for Jesus!
 
-N

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New Fall Message Series: 
Climate Change
During the month of September 
we're excited to push into a brand-new message series titled, "Climate Change." 
 
Coming to Living Water - October 2018!
 
Used Basketballs Needed
Living Water youth are asking us to look around the house for any good used balls (basketball, volleyball, soccer etc.) that we might use for after school youth programming. Please bring them to the 411 building and drop in Pastor Ned's office. Thanks!
Head Usher Needed!
Your church is in need of someone
to take on the role of Head Usher.
You would be tasked with gathering
a
pool of ushers and scheduling them ahead of time.  Also , you would need to recruit new ushers to keep the load on the entire team light.
Communion Steward
Your church is seeking someone to take on the role Communion Leader This person will oversee gathering persons for c ommunion teams and preparing the monthly schedule.  Please see Pastor Ned or email the church office. Thanks!
Office Hours - Office Administrator
Lisa's office hours through October will be Tuesday's from 8 to noon. If there's a specific question or need (scheduling, etc.) Lisa may be reached at this email address: livingwatercameron@gmail.com    Thanks!

CORE
Middle school students can join us from 3:30 - 5:00 pm on Wednesday evenings! Join us for fellowship, ministry, & games! 


Women's Small Group -
The Fancy Bumpkin
September 30
Those that are signed up for the class on Sunday, please meet in the garage by 11am for a fun afternoon of painting and sharing fellowship. See you there!
Middle School Girls
Bible Study 
Join us as we dive into the world of the middle school girl.   
We Saved You A Seat takes girls deeper into Scripture to learn how to create, invest in,
and keep up lifelong friendships. Read more here...
 
We will meet once a month after CORE from 5pm-6pm.  (The exacts dates will be announced in a couple of weeks.)  The cost of the book is $13.  Scholarships are available.  Please sign up on the clipboard and let Julie Emerson, Michelle Wilson or Christine Ebner know if you have any questions.  
New Group!
Vanishing Grace -
Todd & Sally Schieffer
"Why does the church stir up such negative feelings?" Author Philip Yancey has been asking this all his life as a journalist.  This 5-week book study on Monday nights led by Todd & Sally Schieffer that begins in January 2019 will be exploring this question and many more, as it leans into what it means to be a follower of Jesus in the 21st century. See Clipboard Central to sign up and for more details!
New Group!
New Men's Group
At Clipboard Central you'll find a Clipboard titled, "New Men's Group"? What is it? An invitation from John Maly, a ministry partner at Living Water, to help him assemble a core group of men being formed this fall, committed to visioning & establishing a Men's Group at Living Water. For more information, please contact John at this very cool & unique email address:  soldit.buffalo@yahoo.com
New Group!
Unshockable Love: How Jesus Changes the World Through Imperfect People
Why were people so attracted to Jesus? They knew that he was  for  them - not against them. It had everything to do with the heart of Jesus. In this small group we'll be exploring how God uses imperfect people like you & me to change the world. In fact, it's God's favorite way of bringing about transformation and building His kingdom!
Please sign up at Clipboard Central!
New Small Group:
Origins of the Bible
When:  Wednesday evenings from
6-7pm 
Dates: October 10 - November 14
Where: Living Water - 411 Building
Sign up at Clipboard Central or contact Kathi Peterson, Leader: ken_r_peterson@yahoo.com  
(715) 651-8731
The Red Zone Club
Do you have a middle school boy planning on
participating
in football this fall?
Living
Water's is planning a super cool outreach
just
for them on Wednesday mornings 7:15-8:00
If
someone in your household is suiting up,
please email us their name at
: livingwatercameron@gmail.com
Starting Point - New Class
Tuesday, October 23 rd from 6:30-8 pm is the date for this Fall's Starting Point Class. What is Starting Point? In a nutshell, Starting Point is an opportunity for persons new to Living Water to hear how the church got its start, learn more about our mission and purpose, meet a few other really cool people, and sample some nummie goodies along with a cup of piping hot decaf coffee. Please sign up at Clipboard Central or contact Pastor Ned if you'd like to come:  ned.livingwater@gmail.com
Haiti Mission Trip 
Scholarship Deadline
January 21-28, 2019 Living Water is going to Haiti for a week of mission work with Reiser Relief. If you would like to go and the $2,000 price is a burden, an $800 scholarship is now available. Please send scholarship requests to Pastor Ned at: ned.livingwater@gmail.com    Applications are due by 10am on Wednesday, October 10th. Note: The trip is open to adults and youth age 15 and older. To register, please  click here
Mission Trip - Summer 2019
Early Fall is when we roll up our sleeves and get serious about exploring where the Spirit of Jesus may be leading us for a summer mission trip. There are needs & possibilities all around us, the question is, "Where in the kingdom is God calling us to serve?" Clipboard Central has a sign up sheet for those who might like to be part of the process. Please sign up to help listen for the Spirit's guidance & wisdom!  
Freezer Meal Prep Class - October 13
Julie Emerson of The Tree House will be hosting a freezer meal prep class. Cost is just $65 for all materials and ingredients needed for 5 freezer meals. This class is limited to 10 spots. Spots are filling up!
These freezer meals are perfect for busy moms and cold fall nights. Don't miss out on this great workshop! Visit www.thetree-house.com to sign up.
New Living Water Facebook Page
Y our church has created a brand new Facebook page.  On this page you will find the latest information on programs, signups, mission projects, and more .   We encourage you to visit the page by  clicking here   and request to join, soon! Thanks!!
Mark Your Calendars - Annual Chili Cook Off
Our annual chili cook off will be October 21 from 10:30am-Noon. Entries will compete to see who has the best chili at Living Water. The winner will get to take home the traveling trophy. Bring your best pot of chili! Crackers and extra sides will be provided by Fermenting Faith. Good luck!
"THE FAMILY HOUSE ON HEART ISLAND"
1111 Heart Island Parkway
Rice Lake, WI
The public is invited to an open house on Sunday October 14 th between 11:00 am-3:00 pm. Please come and look around and join us for treats and coffee. We would like to provide this opportunity for you to see the facilities and ask questions. Your support and kindness unites us in serving those in need with in our community.
UPCOMING EVENTS 
Chicken Coop Church - New Wednesday Worship Schedule  
Soup in the Coop - 4:30pm
Worship - 5:00pm
JAM
Sundays, During 9am Worship
CORE
Wednesdays, 3:30-5pm
Pastor Ned @ 411 Building
Tuesday & Wednesday, October 2-3 
Women's Small Group; The Fancy Bumpkin
Sunday, September 30
Fermenting Faith - Ruby's Garage
Wednesday, October 3, 6-8pm
Freezer Meal Prep Class
Saturday, October 13, 10am-Noon
Annual Chili Cook Off
Sunday, October 21, 10:30-Noon
Kids Kamp: Science Explore & More
Wednesday, October 24, 8am-4pm
Kids Kamp: Halloween Cook & Create 
Thursday, October 25, 8am-4pm
WORSHIP SCHEDULE
Sunday Worship: 9am
 

CONTACT INFO 
Living Water Lutheran Church
411 North First Street | Cameron | WI | 54822
715.458.0121
livingwatercameron@gmail.com
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Everything that is done in this world is done by hope.    Martin Luther