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