About Otis Turner

On Ministry Support Staff at Timothy Lutheran Church where he is a part of Communication Services.

September 2019

Bulletin Announcements September 29, 2019

By |2019-09-27T09:38:16-05:00September 27th, 2019|Bulletin|

Job Opportunity Fulltime Business Manager to supervise & manage daily business of the church in collaboration with Executive Board. View posting at Indeed.com/Business Manager/Blue Springs. Send resumes & questions to Carol Cronkhite, Personnel Committee chair. Apps close Oct. 1, 5pm. Interviews early Oct.  [ccronkhite47@yahoo.com]

JourneyMen Take The Lead Dinner & Bible Study, Thurs., Oct. 24, 6:30-8:30pm, Family Life Center. Please register online to help us in planning. www.Timothylutheran.com/take-the-lead/

Discovery Class started last Sunday. Not too late to join in! For those interested in reviewing their Christian faith, what is unique to the Lutheran faith, & preparing to join Timothy. Please join the 6-week fall session, Sundays, 6-8pm, Room 302, through Oct. 20. [R.D. Mize.]

Food Donations for September delivered to BS Community Services League. October donations delivered to Hillcrest Transitional Housing. Thanks for your continued support!

LWML Weekend next weekend, Oct. 5-6;  FYI…approx. 100 Timothy ladies are actively involved in Serving the Lord with Gladness, enjoying fellowship, devotion & food at monthly gatherings. Consider if you’d like to be a part of it.

Save the Date Lights, Camera, Auction! School Ministries Silent Auction, Adam’s Pointe Conference Center, Sat., Nov. 16,  6-10pm. Contact Aimee Gorrow or Steve Patton for details!

DivorceCare began Sept. 16 for 13 weekly sessions; for those who are separated or going through divorce; join at any session; special holiday session open to all on November 11![nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Changes to GriefShare! Our group now meets weekly, beginning Sept. 26, from 6:30-8pm (new time). 13 sessions plus a special holiday workshop on November 14; join at any session! [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Volunteer Opportunity Timothy’s Property Board has volunteer opportunities for building & property projects. Contact Louie Wilbers for more information [816.988.6059 or
louisw@timothylutheran.com ]

New Members Mentors Needed  If you like to meet new people and want to help new members connect to our Timothy family, the elders need You!  An orientation meeting will held October 13, 6pm, in Room 501.

Save the Date! Women of Hope’s annual Prayer Breakfast is December 7, Fellowship Hall; theme: Contagious Christmas; registration begins in November.

Kits for the Homeless Join Timothy volunteers to assemble kits to be available to those who want to have handy in their cars to give to the homeless; work dates: Oct. 24 (4-5:30pm) and 25 (11:30am-1pm); Fireplace Room, RD Mize campus.

Grant Writers Timothy Lutheran School needs your help in writing a grant proposal. Contact Steve Patton at stevep@timothylutheran.com for more info.

Lunch Helpers Needed Timothy Lutheran School needs volunteers to serve lunches on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11:30am-1pm. If interested, contact Kristen Anderson at
kristenA@timothylutheran.com.

Early Childhood Center and Timothy School Cook position currently available, 25 hrs/week, 8am-1pm M-F; contact Mary Beth Self with questions or to apply [816-228-5300 x8046 or marybeths@timothylutheran.com.]

Congregational Potluck Save the date! Sun., Nov. 10, 4:30-6:30pm, Family Life Center [R.D. Mize]. Organized by Gather Commission. More details soon!

Thank You We would like to thank everyone for their care, encouragement and support expressed to us by your cards, phone calls, visits, flowers and prayers during Roxanne’s treatment. You all were a blessing to us. Dave and Roxanne Kerwood

Bulletin Announcements September 15, 2019

By |2019-09-12T13:07:40-05:00September 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Job Opportunity Fulltime Business Manager to supervise & manage daily business of the church in collaboration with Executive Board. Open to members & nonmembers. Position description available on church website soon. Contact Carol Cronkhite, Personnel Committee chair, with questions. [ccronkhite47@yahoo.com]

JourneyMen Retreat All men invited to overnight retreat at Heit’s Point, Fri., Sept 27 at 7pm thru Sat., Sept 28 at 4pm with worship and Holy Communion; arrive early on Friday for fellowship! Cost $20 Register online at www.timothylutheran.com/journeymen/ [Pastor Rod rod@timothylutheran.com]

LUMAA Meeting Wed., Sept. 18, 9:30am, Calvary Lutheran, 7500 Oak, KC 64114; mission of the month: family-sized hygiene products & cleaning supplies [Lois Domsch,816-809-5846]

Confirmation Secret Prayer Pals If you are interested in supporting one of Timothy’s confirmands through prayer and encouragement this school year, please consider signing up.  [Mary Low, k2lmlow@sbcglobal.net]

Pairs & Spares Senior Adult Ministry starts again on Sept. 17, noon, Fellowship Hall, for a potluck luncheon & fellowship. Bring a side dish to share & enjoy the fun. [Janet Masters 816.229.8517 or jlmasters44@gmail.com]

Discovery Class for those interested in reviewing their Christian faith, what is unique to the Lutheran faith, and preparing to join Timothy. Please consider joining the 6-week fall session, beginning Sept. 22, 6-8pm, Room 302 [R.D. Mize.]

Food Donations for Sept. delivered to BS Community Services League. Thanks for your continued support!

Steak Burger Booth This Weekend Stop by the booth to see how you can help as you pick up your burgers!

Compassionate Care House Receiving applications for transition house. Adults must be employed full-time; applications available at Info Center or through Care Ministry.

Simply Singles meets after the worship service, Saturday, Sept. 21, Fellowship Hall.

Teen Club meets Friday, Sept. 27, 5:30pm, Fellowship Hall, for Super Hero Storytelling [dianesingsforjoy@comcast.net]

Save the date: Lights, Camera, Auction! School Ministries Silent Auction, Adam’s Pointe Conference Center, Sat., Nov. 16, 6-10pm. Contact Aimee Gorrow or Steve Patton for details!

Timothy’s Early Childhood Center is Seeking Openers available 6:30-8am, Monday-Friday and substitute teachers 8am-1pm or 1-6pm. Contact Mary Beth Self at 816.228.5300 x8046 or marybeths@timothylutheran.com.

Fishing Derby 3rd Annual J.R. Wiles Memorial Kids Fishing Derby, Sat., Sept. 21, James A. Reed Conservation Area.

DivorceCare begins this week, Sept. 16 for 13 weekly sessions; for those who are separated or going through divorce; sign up with Care Ministry [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Changes to GriefShare! Our group will now meet weekly, beginning Sept. 26, from 6:30-8pm (new time). 13 sessions plus a special holiday workshop on Nov. 14. Register with Care Ministry [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Job Opportunity Nursery workers, Wyatt Rd; age 18 or older, but assistants may be younger. Contact Nursery Coordinator, Gwendolyn Meyer, for details. [jgmeyer7071@gmail.com]

Wyatt Rd Campus Nursery would appreciate donations of baby toys (6 months & older), baby activity centers, rocker and small upright refrigerator. Contact Gwendolyn Meyer, Nursery
Coordinator [jgmeyer7071@gmail.com]

Volunteer Opportunity Timothy’s Property Board has volunteer opportunities for building & property projects. Contact Louie Wilbers for more information [816.988.6059 or
louisw@timothylutheran.com ]

Thank You to Chris Hruska for weeding the R.D. Mize ECC playground area recently. It is very much appreciated!

LWML Weekend Save the date: Oct. 5-6; all ladies invited to check out LWML opportunities to connect with & serve others!

Bulletin Announcements September 8, 2019

By |2019-09-06T11:49:47-05:00September 6th, 2019|Bulletin|

2020 Nominating Committee Congregation is invited to suggest lay leaders to fill potential open positions for Jan. 2020-Dec. 2021 on Executive Board, Elected Elders and School Board. Deadline Sun., Sept. 8. Submit names to chairs, Tary Krahenbuhl [tkrahenbuhl@austinhardware.com or Sandy Bahrenburg [sjb72@sbcglobal.net].

JourneyMen Retreat All men invited to overnight retreat at Heit’s Point, Fri., Sept 27 at 7pm thru Sat., Sept 28 at 4pm with worship and Holy Communion. Men are welcome to arrive early on Friday for fellowship. Cost $20 Register online at www.timothylutheran.com/journeymen/ [Pastor Rod rod@timothylutheran.com]

LUMAA meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 18, 9:30 a.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church, 7500 Oak, KC, MO 64114.  Mission of the month will be family sized hygiene products and cleaning supplies. Contact: Lois Domsch,816-809-5846.

Confirmation Secret Prayer Pals If you are interested in supporting one of Timothy’s confirmands through prayer and encouragement this school year, please consider signing up.  [Mary Low, k2lmlow@sbcglobal.net]

Pairs & Spares Senior Adult Ministry starts again on Sept. 17, noon, Fellowship Hall, for a potluck luncheon & fellowship. Bring a side dish to share & enjoy the fun. [Janet Masters 816.229.8517 or jlmasters44@gmail.com]

GriefShare meets on 1st/3rd Thursdays, 7-8:30pm; Fireplace Rm [RD Mize]; next session: Sept. 19; new program begins Sept. 26 and will meet weekly, 6:30-8pm [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Discovery Class for those interested in reviewing their Christian faith, what is unique to the Lutheran faith, and preparing to join Timothy. Please consider joining the 6-week fall session, beginning Sept. 22, 6-8pm, Room 302 [R.D. Mize.]

Food Donations for Sept. delivered to BS Community Services League. Thanks for your continued support!

Timothy Steakburger Booth Signups for Timmy Burger Booth at Fall Fun Festival, Sept. 13-15, are open; stop by the table in the lobby area after services to see how you can help.

Compassionate Care House Receiving applications for transition house. Adults must be employed full-time; applications available at Info Center or through Care Ministry.

Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! There’s a better way! Join our Financial Peace University group to learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future! Join us beginning Sept. 10. Contact Steve Patton [stevep@timothylutheran.com]

Timothy’s Early Childhood Center is Seeking Openers who are available to work from 6:30-8am, Monday-Friday, as well as substitute teachers who are available 8am-1pm or 1-6pm.

Contact Mary Beth Self at 816.228.5300 x8046 or marybeths@timothylutheran.com.

Fishing Derby 3rd Annual J.R. Wiles Memorial Kids Fishing Derby, Sat., Sept. 21, James A. Reed Conservation Area.

DivorceCare begins again on Sept. 16 for 13 weekly sessions; for those who are separated or going through divorce; sign up with Care Ministry [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Changes to GriefShare! Our group will now meet weekly, beginning Sept. 26, from 6:30-8pm (new time). 13 sessions plus a special holiday workshop on Nov. 14. Register with Care Ministry [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Job Opportunity Nursery workers [Wyatt Rd]. Age 18 or older, but assistants may be younger. Contact Nursery Coordinator, Gwendolyn Meyer, for details. [jgmeyer7071@gmail.com]

Wyatt Rd Campus Nursery would appreciate donations of baby toys (6 months & older), baby activity centers, rocker and small upright refrigerator. Contact Gwendolyn Meyer, Nursery
Coordinator [jgmeyer7071@gmail.com]

Thank you to Norm & Lois Kuecker, Dick & Mary Blasé, Lois Warren, Donna Williams and Doug Spilker who recently weeded flower beds on the south side of R.D. Mize Campus. It is very much appreciated!

August 2019

Bulletin Announcements August 25, 2019

By |2019-08-22T10:41:57-05:00August 22nd, 2019|Bulletin|

Backpack Blessing Weekend of September 14-15, all services. Bring your backpack for a special blessing as we pray a blessing upon the 2019-20 academic year.

Confirmation Classes Registration is open for this year’s 6th-8th grade Confirmation class. Parent/Student orientation meeting is Wed., Aug 28, 6:30pm, Sanctuary [RD Mize]. Info/Registration online [www.TimothyLutheran.com/Confirmation]

Confirmation Secret Prayer Pals If you are interested in supporting one of Timothy’s confirmands through prayer and encouragement this school year, please consider signing up. More details very soon. [Mary Low, k2lmlow@sbcglobal.net]

Congregational Ice Cream Social Wed., Sept. 4, 6-7:30pm, Family Life Center [R.D. Mize] Everyone is invited! Bring friends! [Gather Commission]

GriefShare meets on 1st/3rd Thursdays, 7-8:30pm; Fireplace Rm [RD Mize]; next session: Sept. 5 [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Discovery Class for those interested in reviewing their Christian faith, what is unique to the Lutheran faith, and preparing to join Timothy. Please consider joining the 6-week fall session, beginning Sept. 22, 6-8pm, Room 302 [R.D. Mize.]

Education is one of the most important things you can provide for your child. When deciding where to send your child from infant thru those important middle school years, think about Timothy Lutheran School. Enrollment is happening now.

Food Donations for August delivered to Lutheran Church of
Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd (Jesus el Buen) in KC. Thanks for your continued support!

Timothy Steakburger Booth It’s that time of year—signups for the Timmy Burger Booth at the Fall Fun Festival during the weekend of September 13-15 are open; stop by the table in the lobby area after services to see how you can help.

Compassionate Care House Receiving applications for transition house. Adults must be employed full-time; applications available at Info Center or through Care Ministry.

Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! There’s a better way! Join our Financial Peace University group to learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future! Join us beginning Sept. 10. Contact Steve Patton [stevep@timothylutheran.com]

Ladies: Friends Café will be held Sept. 7 at Inklings Books & Coffee Shoppe, 1101 W Main St. [lower level] Blue Springs. Hear Jennifer, recent Hillcrest grad, share her amazing faith story. No cost or registration—coffee/pastry provided. [Nancy, 228.5300]

Fishing Derby 3rd Annual J.R. Wiles Memorial Kids Fishing Derby, Sat., Sept. 21, James A. Reed Conservation Area.

DivorceCare begins again on Sept. 16 for 13 weekly sessions; for those who are separated or going through divorce; sign up with Care Ministry [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Job Opportunity Nursery workers [Wyatt Rd]. Age 18 or older, but assistants may be younger. Contact Nursery Coordinator, Gwendolyn Meyer, for details. [jgmeyer7071@gmail.com]

Wyatt Road Nursery would appreciate donations of baby toys (6 months & older), baby activity centers, rocker, and small upright refrigerator. Contact Gwendolyn Meyer, Nursery
Coordinator.[jgmeyer7071@gmail.com]

Thank You to Bruce Wands, Steve Schild, Todd Kramer and Gary Flandermeyer who recently volunteered at a Truman Heritage Habitat for Humanity work day. If you are interested in participating in this ministry, contact Gary Flandermeyer [gflande@yahoo.com]

Thank You! The Property Board thanks the following individuals for volunteering their time and talents. ECC Awning Cleaning –  Gary Flandermeyer, Viv Bradshaw and Todd Kramer.  Courtyard Trimming  –  Chris Hruska and Steve Schild.

Bulletin Announcements August 11, 2019

By |2019-08-08T15:51:06-05:00August 8th, 2019|Bulletin|

Confirmation Classes Registration is open for this year’s 6th-8th grade confirmation class. Parent/Student orientation meeting is Wed., Aug 28, 6:30pm, Sanctuary [RD Mize]. Info/Registration online [www.TimothyLutheran.com/Confirmation]

Connect with Care Ministry to register to receive training to further your care giving skills:

Care 201—Congregational Care Ministry provides care through opportunities based on your availability/interests;
4 sessions, 2 hrs each: Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:30pm, Rm 501 [RD Mize]

Care 301—Stephen Ministry Training offered Sept. 3-Nov. 19, 6:30-9pm, Rm 501 [RD Mize]. Care 201 is a prerequisite for Stephen Ministry Training.

Register online or nancyn@timothylutheran.com

GriefShare meets on 1st/3rd Thursdays, 7-8:30pm; Fireplace Rm [RD Mize]; next: August 15 [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Education is one of the most important things you can provide for your child. When deciding where to send your child from infant thru those important middle school years, think about Timothy Lutheran School. Enrollment is happening now.

Food Donations for August delivered to Lutheran Church of Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd (Jesus el Buen) in KC. Thanks for your continued support!

Timothy Steakburger Booth It’s that time of year—signups for the Timmy Burger Booth at the Fall Fun Festival during the weekend of September 13-15th are open; stop by the table in the lobby area after services to see how you can help.

Compassionate Care House Receiving applications for transition house. Adults must be employed full-time; applications available at Info Center or through Care Ministry.

Are You Planning to See Overcomer? Join our Timothy group when we attend the Aug. 25, 1pm showing at the Blue Springs 8 Theatre. Sign up by Aug. 13; reserve your seats with our group by contacting nancyn@timothylutheran.com.

Gala Baskets We collect gift baskets, gift cards and donations for baskets available at Hillcrest Gala’s silent auction. Minimum value of basket, $50. Turn baskets in at church office by Aug 11

Hillcrest Gala Timothy sponsors an apartment at the Lee’s Summit location. Interested in learning about this ministry? Join our table at the gala on Aug. 22 – Arrowhead Stadium; tickets – $50/person (normally $125). Contact Dan Sbisa or church office [dan.sbisa@gmail.com]

Ladies Morning Out Sat., Aug. 24, 9-11am, Fellowship Hall [RD Mize]. Brunch & program: Once We Were Refugees organization, -free KC program helping refugees learn to sew to be self-supporting. Gifts of the Heart ingathering: washable fabric 1 yd or larger, notions, thread, yarn, crochet hooks, knitting needles, household cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, toilet paper, diapers. Bring friends, no reservation required [LWML]

Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! There’s a better way! Join our Financial Peace University group to learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future! Join us beginning Sept. 10. Contact Steve Patton [stevep@timothylutheran.com]

Ladies: Friends Café will be held Sept. 7 at Inklings Books & Coffee Shoppe, 1101 W Main St. [lower level] Blue Springs. Hear Jennifer, recent Hillcrest grad, share her amazing faith story. No cost or registration—coffee/pastry provided. [Nancy, 228.5300]

Fishing Derby Save the Date! 3rd Annual J.R. Wiles Memorial Kids Fishing Derby September 21, James A. Reed Conservation Area. More details soon.

DivorceCare begins again on Sept. 16 for 13 weekly sessions; for those who are separated or going through divorce; sign up with Care Ministry [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Thank you to Gary Piercey and Debbie Johnson and all the volunteers for another great Rummage Sale! The total brought in for the Timothy School Scholarship fund is $8,587.68. We could not exist without the help of amazing volunteers like you!

Bulletin Announcements August 11, 2019

By |2019-08-07T13:25:32-05:00August 7th, 2019|Bulletin|

Confirmation Classes Registration is open for this year’s 6th-8th grade confirmation class. Parent/Student orientation meeting is Wed., Aug 28, 6:30pm, Sanctuary [RD Mize]. Info/Registration online [www.TimothyLutheran.com/Confirmation]

Connect with Care Ministry to register to receive training to further your care giving skills:

Care 201—Congregational Care Ministry provides care through opportunities based on your availability/interests; 4 sessions, 2 hrs each: Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:30pm, Rm 501 [RD Mize]

Care 301—Stephen Ministry Training offered Sept. 3-Nov. 19, 6:30-9pm, Rm 501 [RD Mize]. Care 201 is a prerequisite for Stephen Ministry Training. Register online or nancyn@timothylutheran.com

GriefShare meets on 1st/3rd Thursdays, 7-8:30pm; Fireplace Rm [RD Mize]; next: August 15 [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Education is one of the most important things you can provide for your child. When deciding where to send your child from infant thru those important middle school years, think about
Timothy Lutheran School. Enrollment is happening now.

Food Donations for August delivered to Lutheran Church of Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd (Jesus el Buen) in KC. Thanks for your continued support!

Timothy Steakburger Booth It’s that time of year—signups for the Timmy Burger Booth at the Fall Fun Festival during the weekend of September 13-15th are open; stop by the table in the lobby area after services to see how you can help.

Compassionate Care House Receiving applications for transition house. Adults must be employed full-time; applications available at Info Center or through Care Ministry.

Are You Planning to See Overcomer? Join our Timothy group when we attend the Aug. 25, 1pm showing at the Blue Springs 8 Theatre. Sign up by Aug. 13; reserve your seats with our group by contacting nancyn@timothylutheran.com.

Gala Baskets We collect gift baskets, gift cards and donations for baskets available at Hillcrest Gala’s silent auction. Minimum value of basket, $50. Turn baskets in at church office by Aug 11

Hillcrest Gala Timothy sponsors an apartment at the Lee’s Summit location. Interested in learning about this ministry? Join our table at the gala on Aug. 22 – Arrowhead Stadium; tickets – $50/person (normally $125). Contact Dan Sbisa or church office [dan.sbisa@gmail.com]

Ladies Morning Out Sat., Aug. 24, 9-11am, Fellowship Hall [RD Mize]. Brunch & program: Once We Were Refugees organization, -free KC program helping refugees learn to sew to be self-supporting. Gifts of the Heart ingathering: washable fabric 1 yd or larger, notions, thread, yarn, crochet hooks, knitting needles, household cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, toilet paper, diapers. Bring friends, no reservation required [LWML]

Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! There’s a better way! Join our Financial Peace University group to learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future! Join us beginning Sept. 10. Contact Steve Patton [stevep@timothylutheran.com]

Ladies: Friends Café will be held Sept. 7 at Inklings Books & Coffee Shoppe, 1101 W Main St. [lower level] Blue Springs. Hear Jennifer, recent Hillcrest grad, share her amazing faith story. No cost or registration—coffee/pastry provided. [Nancy, 228.5300]

Fishing Derby Save the Date! 3rd Annual J.R. Wiles Memorial Kids Fishing Derby, James A. Reed Conservation Area. More details soon.

DivorceCare begins again on Sept. 16 for 13 weekly sessions; for those who are separated or going through divorce; sign up with Care Ministry [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Thank you to Gary Piercey and Debbie Johnson and all the volunteers for another great Rummage Sale! The total brought in for the Timothy School Scholarship fund is $8,587.68. We could not exist without the help of amazing volunteers like you!

Bulletin Announcements August 4, 2019

By |2019-08-02T10:27:22-05:00August 2nd, 2019|Bulletin|

Call Process Update Timothy welcomes Pastor Marty Hasz to its worship services this weekend. He’s visiting as part of his deliberations concerning Timothy’s call as Senior Pastor. Please continue to pray for wisdom and guidance during his decision making.

Confirmation Classes Registration is open for this year’s 6th-8th grade confirmation class. Parent/Student orientation meeting is Wed., Aug 28, 6:30pm, Sanctuary [RD Mize]. Info/Registration online [www.TimothyLutheran.com/Confirmation]

Connect with Care Ministry to register to receive training to further your care giving skills:

Care 201—Congregational Care Ministry provides care through opportunities based on your availability/interests; 4 sessions, 2 hrs each: Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:30pm,
Rm 501 [RD Mize]

Care 301—Stephen Ministry Training offered Sept. 3-Nov. 19, 6:30-9pm, Rm 501 [RD Mize]. Care 201 is a prerequisite for Stephen Ministry Training. Register online or nancyn@timothylutheran.com

GriefShare meets on 1st/3rd Thursdays, 7-8:30pm; Fireplace Rm [RD Mize]; next: August 15 [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Education is one of the most important things you can provide for your child. When deciding where to send your child from infant thru those important middle school years, think about Timothy Lutheran School. Enrollment is happening now.

Compassionate Care House Receiving applications for transition house. Adults must be employed full-time; applications available at Info Center or through Care Ministry.

Save the Date! August 25 to see the newest movie, Overcomer, by the Kendrick brothers! Group ticket price available in early August; reserve your seats with our group by contacting nancyn@timothylutheran.com.

Gala Baskets We collect gift baskets, gift cards and donations for baskets available at Hillcrest Gala’s silent auction. Minimum value of basket is $50; check out the info tables in lobby. Turn baskets in at church office or Hillcrest table by Aug. 11.

All Ladies Save the Date! LWML (Lutheran Women’s Missionary League) Brunch & Program, Aug. 24, 9-11am, Fellowship Hall [RD Mize]. More details soon.

Hillcrest Gala Timothy sponsors an apartment at the Lee’s Summit location. Interested in learning about this ministry? Join our table at the gala on Aug. 22 – Arrowhead Stadium; tickets – $50/person (normally $125). Contact Dan Sbisa or church office [dan.sbisa@gmail.com]

Donation Needed ECC in need of a dorm/apartment-size refrigerator for a classroom. Freezer not required but preferred. Thank you! [Mary Beth Self 228.5300 ext 8046 or marybeths@timothylutheran.com]

Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! There’s a better way! Join our Financial Peace University group to learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future! Join us beginning Sept. 10. Contact Steve Patton [stevep@timothylutheran.com]

Ladies: Friends Café will be held Sept. 7 at Inklings Books & Coffee Shoppe, 1101 W Main St. [lower level] Blue Springs. Hear Jennifer, recent Hillcrest grad, share her amazing faith story. No cost or registration—coffee/pastry provided. [Nancy, 228.5300]

Rachel House Fundraiser 5K walk/run, Sat., Aug. 3, 8am, Waterfall Park- Bass Pro, Independence; free pancake breakfast; register at strideforlife.org to help this pregnancy resource center continue its life-saving work. [Sandy Galvin; sgalvin@kc.rr.com]

Timothy’s Early Childhood Center Spruce Up Event This week the parents of ECC are hosting a spruce up event for our area of the building.  To help or donate supplies, please contact Mary Beth Self [marybeths@timothylutheran.com] or sign up for a time/task/gift card donation [https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f044aadae2fa75-timothy]  Your support is appreciated!

Thank You to our Timothy family for the many ways you have shown your thoughtfulness through prayer and other kind ways. [Dale & Jackie Moberly]

July 2019

Bulletin Announcements July 28, 2019

By |2019-07-26T10:15:10-05:00July 26th, 2019|Bulletin|

Confirmation Students/Parents Registration is open for this year’s 6th-8th grade confirmation class. Parent/Student orientation meeting is Wed., Aug 28, 6:30pm, Sanctuary, R.D. Mize Campus. Information and Registration online at www.TimothyLutheran.com/Confirmation/

Connect with Care Ministry to register to receive training to further your care giving skills:

Care 201—Congregational Care Ministry provides care through opportunities based on your availability/interests; 4 sessions, 2 hrs each: Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:30pm, Rm 501, [RD Mize]

Care 301—Stephen Ministry Training offered Sept. 3-Nov. 19, 6:30-9pm, Rm 501 [RD Mize].  Care 201 is a prerequisite for Stephen Ministry Training.

Handbell Choir starting in Fall If interested in playing, sign up no later than July 31. [Ruth Sunderman; 712.542.7430]

School Rummage Sale Drop off: July 28-30, 8am-7pm; sale: Aug. 1-3, 8am-6pm Thurs/Fri., 8am-noon Sat., Family Life Center [RD Mize]; volunteers needed for set-up, sale & take-down. [Debbie Johnson-Piercey, grp0625@gmail.com]

GriefShare meets on 1st/3rd Thursdays, 7-8:30pm; Fireplace Rm [RD Mize]; next: August 1 [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Education is one of the most important things you can provide for your child. When deciding where to send your child from infant thru those important middle school years, think about Timothy Lutheran School. Enrollment is happening now.

Compassionate Care House Receiving applications for transition house. Adults must be employed full-time; applications available at Info Center or through Care Ministry.

Save the Date! August 25 to see the newest movie, Overcomer, by the Kendrick brothers! Group ticket price available in early August; reserve your seats with our group by contacting nancyn@timothylutheran.com.

Job Opportunity Nursery staff, 1-2 hrs Sunday mornings, possible 1-2 hrs Wed evenings (Sept-Apr). [Gwendolyn Meyer, 786.0031]

Gala Baskets We collect gift baskets, gift cards and donations for baskets available at Hillcrest Gala’s silent auction. Minimum value of basket is $50; check out the info tables this weekend.

Hillcrest Gala Timothy sponsors an apartment at the Hillcrest Lee’s Summit location. Interested in learning more about this ministry? Join our table at the Aug. 22 gala. At Arrowhead Stadium; tickets – $50/person. Contact Dan Sbisa or church office [dan.sbisa@gmail.com]

Donation Needed Timothy’s ECC is in need of a dorm/apartment-size refrigerator for a classroom. Freezer not required but preferred. Thank you! [Mary Beth Self 228.5300 ext 8046 or marybeths@timothylutheran.com]

Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! There’s a better way! Join our Financial Peace University group to learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future . . . together! Join us at Timothy beginning Sept. 10. Contact Steve Patton or sign up [stevep@timothylutheran.com]

Ladies- Friends Café will be held Sept. 7 at Inklings Books & Coffee Shoppe, 1101 W Main St., lower level, Blue Springs. Hear Jennifer, our recent Hillcrest grad, share her amazing faith story. No cost or registration—coffee/pastry provided. [Nancy, 228.5300]

From a Ministry Supported by Timothy’s Tithe “Thank you for your recent donation. With gifts like yours, we’re able to supply clothing, food and medical supplies along with a safe
caring environment to live in.” [Mother’s Refuge]

Rachel House Fundraiser 5K walk/run, Sat., Aug. 3, 8am, Waterfall Park- Bass Pro, Independence; free pancake breakfast; register at strideforlife.org to help this pregnancy resource center continue its life-saving work. [Sandy Galvin; sgalvin@kc.rr.com]

Thanks to our Timothy family for the many congratulatory messages in celebration of our 50th anniversary. Charlie & Carol Cronkhite

MINISTRY MATTERS Vol. 5 No. 27   July 19, 2019

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The purpose of Ministry Matters is to provide an opportunity for the leaders of Timothy to share what is happening in their ministry areas. Each Friday, Ministry Matters is emailed to Timothy’s executive board, elders, staff, commission leaders and other lay leaders. If you wish to include something, please email it to Diane Mayfield (dianem@timothylutheran.com) by 6am Thursday. Feel free to share this document as you wish.

Upcoming Dates to Remember:

July 21—VBS Celebration Service, 10:30am, Wyatt

July 22—GATHER Commission meeting, 6pm, Fellowship Hall, R.D. Mize

July 22—GROW Commission meeting, 7pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize

July 24—Care 101 Tools for Caring Training, 6:30-8:30pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize

July 27—Care 101 Tools for Caring Training, 10am-noon, Room 302, R.D. Mize

July 28-30—Rummage Sale Drop-off, 8am-7pm, Family Life Center, R.D. Mize

July 29—GIVE Commission meeting, 6pm, Room 303, R.D. Mize

Aug. 1-3—Rummage Sale, 8am-6pm Thurs. & Fri., 8am-noon Sat., Family Life Center, R.D. Mize

Aug. 4—School Board meeting, 10:45am, Room 302, R.D. Mize

Aug. 5—GO Commission meeting, 6pm, Room 103, R.D. Mize

Aug. 6-27 (Tuesdays) Care 201 Congregational Care Ministry, 6:30-8:30pm, Room 501, R.D. Mize

Aug. 12—Joint Executive Board/Elected Elders meeting, 6pm, Rooms 302 & 303, R.D. Mize

Aug. 12–TLS New Student Orientation, 7pm, Wyatt

Aug. 15—R.D. Mize ECC Back-to-School Night, 7pm

Aug. 19—TLS Back-to-School Night, 6:30pm, Wyatt

Aug. 19—Wyatt ECC Back-to-School Night, 7pm

Aug. 20—TLS First Day of School, Wyatt

Aug. 20—ECC First Day of School P/T, R.D. Mize

Aug. 22—Hillcrest Gala & Auction, Arrowhead Stadium

Aug. 24-25–Kindergarten Blessing, all services

Aug. 26–GO Commission meeting, 6pm, Room 103, R.D. Mize

Aug. 26—GATHER Commission meeting, 6pm, Fellowship Hall, R.D. Mize

Aug. 26—GIVE Commission meeting, 6pm, Room 303, R.D. Mize

Aug. 26—GROW Commission meeting, 7pm, Room 302, R.D. Mize

Sept. 3-Nov. 19 (Tuesdays)—Care 301 Stephen Ministry training, 6:30-8:30pm, Room 501, R.D. Mize

Sept. 7-8—Backpack Blessing, all services

Sept. 13-15—Blue Springs Fall Fun Fest (steak burger booth), Downtown Blue Springs

Sept. 21—3rd Annual J.R. Wiles Memorial Kids Fishing Derby, James A. Reed Conservation Area

Bulletin Announcements July 21, 2019

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VBS Celebration Worship THIS WEEKEND, July 21, 10:30am [Wyatt] Come witness the VBS kids’ faith through songs & worship!

Thank You for your heartfelt response last weekend for increased financial support of Timothy’s ministries. We continue to ask for your prayers & support throughout the coming weeks and we praise God for all of you.

Handbell Choir starting in Fall If interested in playing, please sign up no later than July 31. [Ruth Sunderman; 712.542.7430]

Men’s Tuesday Bible Study meets at Sandy’s Restaurant 6:30am. Join us for study/fellowship. [rodl@timothylutheran.com]

Women’s Bible Study Wednesdays through Aug. 7, 5pm, Rm 102 [RD Mize]; “Anointed, Transformed, Redeemed,” DVD-based study of life of David; all women welcome; led by Annette Logan [alogan330@gmail.com]

Non-Perishable Food Donations Hillcrest Transitional Housing during July; especially: jelly; condiments; canned soup, tuna, chicken, fruit, chili; box meals; dish soap; laundry detergent; pull ups; toilet paper; paper towels. Thanks for your continual support!
Job Opportunity Nursery staff, 1-2 hrs Sun. mornings, possible 1-2 hrs Wed. evenings (Sept-Apr). [Gwendolyn Meyer, 786.0031]

School Ministries Annual Rummage Sale Drop off July 28-30, 8am-7pm; sale is Aug. 1-3, 8am-6pm Thurs. & Fri., 8am-noon Sat., Family Life Center [RD Mize]; many volunteers needed for set-up, sale & take-down. [Debbie Johnson-Piercey, grp0625@gmail.com]

GriefShare meets on 1st/3rd Thursdays, 7-8:30pm; Fireplace Rm [RD Mize]; next session: August 1 [nancyn@timothylutheran.com]

Education is one of the most important things you can provide for your child. When deciding where to send your child from infant thru those important middle school years, think about Timothy
Lutheran School. Enrollment is happening now.

Compassionate Care House Receiving applications for transition house. Adults must be employed full-time; applications available at Info Center or through Care Ministry.

Save the Date! August 25 to see the newest movie, Overcomer, by the Kendrick brothers! Group ticket price available in early August; reserve your seats through the church office.

Teen Club Request Teen Club would like to borrow 20 wood posts, each 6’; may be 2×4’s or 4×4’s; for stringing lights for Teen Club Prom on July 26. [dianesingsforjoy@comcast.net]

Hillcrest Gala Timothy sponsors an apartment at the Hillcrest Lee’s Summit location. Interested in learning more about this ministry? Join our table at the Aug. 22 gala (early this year). Held at Arrowhead Stadium; tickets – $50/person. Contact me or church office [dan.sbisa@gmail.com]

Gala Baskets We collect gift baskets, gift cards and donations for baskets available at Hillcrest Gala’s silent auction. Minimum value of basket is $50; check out the info tables this weekend.

Thank You to my Timothy family for prayers during my hospitalization and special thanks to Pastor John for his visits [Marti Burns]

Connect with Care Ministry to register to receive training to further your care giving skills:

  • Care 101—Tools for Caring – 2-hr. workshop provides specific ways to care in situations where you aren’t sure what to do or say. Attend either Wed., July 24, 6:30-8:30pm or Sat., July 27, 10am-noon, Fireplace Rm [RD Mize]
  • Care 201—Congregational Care Ministry provide care through opportunities based on your availability/interests; 4 sessions, 2 hrs each: Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:30pm, Rm 501, [RD Mize]
  • Care 301—Stephen Ministry Training offered Sept. 3-Nov. 19, 6:30-8:30pm, Rm 501 [RD Mize].
  • Care 201 is a prerequisite for Stephen Ministry Training.

Rachel House Fundraiser 5K walk/run, Sat., Aug. 3, 8am, Waterfall Park at Bass Pro Shop, Independence; free pancake breakfast; register at strideforlife.org to help this pregnancy resource center continue its life-saving work. [sgalvin@kc.rr.com]

Donation Appreciated Timothy’s ECC is in need of a dorm/apartment-size refrigerator for a classroom. Freezer not required but preferred. Thank you! [marybeths@timothylutheran.com  -or- 228.5300 ext 8046 ]

Planning for the future is hard when you’re still paying for the past! Listen—there’s a better way! Join the Financial Peace University group and we’ll learn how to beat debt and make a plan for the future . . . together! Interested? Join us at Timothy Lutheran starting September 10th. Feel free to message me your questions or sign up [stevep@timothylutheran.com]

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