First Fruits & General Offerings Updates Praise God for your outpouring of support thus for 2020 First Fruits! To date, $170,853.00 contributed toward goal of $209,000, which is an increase of $112,840.00 so far compared to 2019 First Fruits for same time. Timothy’s leadership notes that general contributions since Jan. 1 total $161,870.10, as compared to $207,086.85 for the same time period in  2019. Thank you for prayerfully supporting both opportunities.

Next Generation Cottage Meetings start this week. Are you one of the 250+ signed up to attend? EVERYONE’S input is vital! Go to Timothy’s website or visit table in lobby this weekend to find the one that fits your schedule. (Gary Williams, gwilliams237@att.net).

LWML Ham Dinner between services on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 26. Proceeds 10% missions, 90% replacement of Fellowship Hall chairs (anonymous donor will match proceeds toward the chairs). Please join us!

TLS Kindergarten Open House Are you curious about Timothy Lutheran School? Tour the school, meet the teachers, and ask questions on Thurs., Feb. 27, 6-7pm, 301 E. Wyatt Rd.

Want to share your faith but don’t know how? Find out how to share good news for a change—Feb. 29, 3-5pm, Fellowship Hall, Pastor John will lead a Bible study on how we can share the Gospel with people in our lives. See you there!

Early Communion Class for 5th-8th graders, 5-week class on Sundays (March 1-29), 6pm, RD Mize Sanctuary; one adult must attend with their student; first communion will be at 6:30pm Maundy Thursday service. Register online at www.timothylutheran.com/communion class/. [Pastor Rod, rodl@timothylutheran.com]

Food Donations Watch for soup sales in Feb! All donated soup  divided among CSL, Hillcrest & Jesus el Buen. All other groceries this month to Jesus el Buen. Thank you!

Live Well Community Fair March 7, 2020, 2nd Annual, 10am-2pm; Wyatt Campus; information tables with local resources that promote emotional-physical wellness, includes KC Chiefs Play 60 and Hy-Vee Mobile Health Unit! Contact Care Ministry.

Helpful Resource Free brochures offering Biblical support on a range of life topics available at church office, RD Mize Campus.

Play an Instrument or Sing? Timothy’s contemporary worship service needs you on our worship team; informational meeting Sun., March 8, 11:45am, Wyatt Road Auditorium. Know someone? Contact Pastor Rod, RodL@TimothyLutheran.com, or Kelly Twenter, kelly.twenter@lsr7.net.

Friendship Club (formerly Teen Club) will meet Feb. 28, 5:30-8:30pm, Fellowship Hall, RD Mize Campus; Mardi Gras theme with art activity, learning to tap dance and food! RSVP to Diane, dianesingsforjoy@comcast.net.

Annual FREE Easter Carnival Sun., April 5, 4-6pm, Family Life Center, RD Mize. Enjoy an inflatable, carnival stations, Resurrection egg hunt, traditional egg hunt at 5:30; food & drink available. To donate items, pull tags from displays in lobbies & return by March 29. Volunteers also needed for carnival stations. Thank you! Contact Allison Spencer (aspencer2312@gmail.com, 816.695.0090)

Additional Easter Carnival Donations Requested Empty dozen-egg cartons (place in tub by display in lobbies), cookies (3 per baggie) and cupcakes (place cookies & cupcakes in FLC kitchen, April 2-5). Contact Allison Spencer (816.695.0090 or aspencer2312@gmmail.com) with questions. Thank you!

Save the Date Singing Saints from St. Paul’s Lutheran High in Concordia, MO, to perform in concert at Timothy on Fri., March 13, 7pm, RD Mize sanctuary; more details next week.