Living Water Church
Serving Others Through Christ

August 4, 2019
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Summer JAM Sundays
        Join us this summer on Sundays for Power Up Kid’s Camp: crafts, outdoor activities, VBS themed curriculum, etc. Camp is very laid back and will happen at the regular JAM time. The yellow room is always open for the littles. No registration necessary. Please join us when you can. Happy Summer!
August: Hotdish Mission
       The origins of hotdish are squarely rooted in the Upper Midwest namely Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the Dakotas. As any good Lutheran would know, a successful hotdish takes several increments all combined with love.

       Our August Mission has three ingredients, combined to create something to share at any church or family gathering, here we go:
 The first ingredient is...(click here to continue reading)

     God Bless, Mark Palma, Mission Team Leader
Trail Clearing: Help Needed!
         July’s storm took a toll in many areas, including the Living Water trail. In several places it’s blocked with downed limbs & branches. If you’ve got a chainsaw and a couple serving hours to give, please let us know. Thanks!

Groups Needed:  Ruby’s Pantry!
        Beginning this fall Ruby’s Pantry is seeking groups (teams, clubs, etc.) to sign up for one of our monthly distributions (3 rd Saturday, 7:30-10:30am) .  Please pass this message along to coaches, advisors, leaders, etc. and have them contact Kathi Peterson; your coordinator of Ruby’s Pantry-Cameron, at: or (715) 651-8731.  Thank you!   
Ordination of Peter J. Johnson
              St Andrew Lutheran Church and the Minneapolis Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America cordially invite you to the Ordination & Installation Service for Peter J. Johnson Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.
St Andrew Lutheran Church 1450, 237th Avenue NE East Bethel, MN 55005 ~ Picnic Dinner Reception to follow.  
        The color of the day is red; all are invited to wear red to celebrate.

Animal Blessing Sunday
August 18

Groups – Coming Fall 2019!
         This summer we’re hard at work preparing for the fall launch of Groups at Living Water. Besides much prayer, we’re beginning to sort through our families, dividing everyone who is Living Water into groups of 4-6 families. If you have a family you wish to be connected with in a group please shoot a note to Pr. Ned by 8/1/19 at:
P.S. Yes, we’re excited to include families currently not part of LW as well!

JAM Kickoff, Sunday, September 8
         Online registration is now open. Please see our JAM Facebook page for more information. Julie will be also be sending out an email to existing JAM families with the registration link. 
       Join us for a year of learning, fun, songs, and growing in faith together. We are looking for JAM teachers. Please let us know if you would be interested in spending
20-25 minutes encouraging the faith of some pretty awesome kiddos. The curriculum and materials are provided. The kids love new faces!!  

EPIC & CORE are both starting up Wednesday, September 11. 

Check back here for more information, including registration, schedules, and more. Thanks!
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Red Zone
         Bright & early on Wednesday , September 11 we kick off Red Zone at Living Water. Aside from a hot, hearty breakfast it’s an opportunity to hear one of our area coaches & athletic directors share what it’s like to be a Jesus follower & athlete. Have suggestions of persons to whom we should be reaching out? Contact Pr. Ned at:

Camp Noah Moved to October
      Camp Noah has been moved to October 23, 24, 25 and half day on October 26. 
       Register your child (entering grades 1-5 in the 2019/2020 school year) by clicking  here .
       Needed: 3-4 awesome volunteers to serve as small group guides, kitchen help, and crafts. Please contact Julie Emerson (715) 651-2299) or Pastor Ned (715) 456-8916 with questions or to volunteer. Thank you!

Budgeted YTD:
Actual received: 
$69 ,755.00