Prayer Service-First Fruits Wednesday, January 2, 6:30pm, Sanctuary [R.D. Mize]; join us as we thank God for his faithfulness & pray his blessing on the New Year.

Men’s Bible Study/Breakfast Prioritize Your Journey, Sat., Jan. 5, 8:30-11am, Fellowship Hall [R.D. Mize]; info and registration online []

Food Donations placed in grocery carts in December will be delivered to BS Community Services League. Donations in January will go to Hillcrest Transitional Housing. Thanks for your continued support!

Soup Cans of soup will be collected for Community Services League, Hillcrest Transitional Housing, and Lutheran Church of Jesus Christ the Good Shepherd (Jesu el Buen) during entire month of Feb. Regular non-perishables as usual may also be donated that month.

New Date/Location—Cancer Companions provides support for those dealing with cancer and caregivers; 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm; Fireplace Rm. [R. D. Mize]DVD-based group sessions with workbook; next session: Jan. 15 [Nancy Nowiszewski, 228.5300]

New Stephen Ministry Class If you have a heart for caring, Stephen Ministry needs you! The next training class begins Feb. 5. Applications (Info Center) will be received until Jan. 15. Please prayerfully consider taking this step to serve others.

Congregational Care Ministers provide care through a variety of opportunities based on your availability; applications at Info Center; check list on website to see where you can connect. Next classes will be held on 4 Tuesdays in Jan. (8, 15, 22, 29), 2-4pm, Fireplace Rm [RD Mize];  [Nancy, 228.5300;]

Donations Appreciated Immanuel Lutheran in KC is in need of clean, plastic bags for its food pantry ministry. Please place in tub in the mailbox area [RD Mize only].

Lutheran Witness Magazine In 2019 Timothy discontinues covering the cost of direct home delivery of the Lutheran Witness (LW). We’ll have bulk copies at each campus. To continue receiving the LW at home, please contact them directly for a personal subscription.
30 Days of Cancer Prayers Are you willing to pray one prayer a day for 30 days to stop the struggle of cancer? Join people across the nation as we battle cancer one prayer at a time. Text CANCER to 57838 or visit the Cancer Companions website for more information. []

Voters’ Meeting Documents If you missed the Voters’ Meeting on Dec. 9, pick up packet of Annual Reports, adopted 2019 budget, and list of elected lay leaders at either info center. Annual Reports can also be accessed on church website. []

Senior Pastor Nomination Forms can be found at the Information Center. Deadline to submit to the provided Nomination Form Box is Jan. 7, 2019.

Save the Date! March 2, 2019—Live Well Community Fair; featuring local organizations that provide resources for physical and emotional well-being—plus our own ministries that support spiritual growth and wellness. [Wyatt Rd]

Lay Leaders Please mark your calendars to attend Leadership Orientation on Sat., Jan. 26, 9am, Fellowship Hall. More details to follow. Thanks!

For the Ladies—coming in 2019! LWML Brunch Sat., Feb. 2, 10am, Fellowship Hall. Guest speaker: September Trimble on Human Trafficking.

Women of Hope Sat., Feb. 9, 9:30-11am, Fellowship Hall. Guest speaker Molly (Calvin) Bassett (daughter of Timothy) on “Conquering Clutter!”

Gather Commission is seeking additional members to assist with planning worship & fellowship events for 2019. We need you! Contact Melissa Struewe ( )  for more details. First meeting is Jan. 12, 10am, Room 302, R.D. Mize Campus.