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 Bible Study and fellowship. [Rod Lindemann, rodl@timothylutheran.com]

Vacation Bible School [VBS] is HERE! July 15-19; [R.D. Mize]; registration for students & volunteers is online. Invite friends! It’s free! [timothylutheran.com]

VBS Kickoff THIS WEEKEND, July 14, 4:30-6pm [RD Mize]; obstacle course, games, food, crafts; water shooters at 5:30pm.

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

Women’s Bible Study Wednesdays thru Aug. 7, 5pm, Rm 102 [R.D. 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 Sunday 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 [R.D. 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 [R.D.Mize]; next session: July 18 [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.

Thank You to Rod Barnett, Chris Hruska, Louie Wilbers & Don McGhee who donated weekend hours to fill potholes at R.D. Mize site. Very much appreciated!!

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 date this year!). To be held at Arrowhead Stadium; tickets only $50 per person. Contact Dan Sbisa [dan.sbisa@gmail.com] or church office

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 beginning July 20.

Connect with Care Ministry to register for opportunities and 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.

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]

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. [Sandy Galvin; sgalvin@kc.rr.com]

Simply Singles won’t meet in July/Aug; next gathering- Sept. 14.