Handbell Choir starting in Fall- if interested in playing, please contact me no later than July 31. [Ruth Sunderman; 712.542.7430]

Men’s Bible Study—Tuesday Has moved to Sandy’s Restaurant 6:30am. Join us for Bible Study and fellowship. [Rod Lindemann, rodl@timothylutheran.com]

Vacation Bible School [VBS] Registration for Students/Volunteers is online. Don’t delay! VBS is in two weeks: July 15-19 [R.D. Mize] Invite friends! It’s free! [timothylutheran.com]

VBS Donations greatly appreciated! Pull tag from lobby display; return tag attached to item by date on tag. Thank you! LAST WEEK

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

VBS Decorating Days July 7, 1-4pm; July 8, 6-8pm; July 9, 9-noon; July 10, 6-8pm; July 11, 9-noon. Many hands needed; everyone welcome! [Angie Mundt, 665.1520 ; angiemundt@gmail.com]

VBS Decorations Needed to Borrow large baskets; white or tan easy-up tent; vintage globe, cameras & lanterns; large wooden boxes, crates & barrels; African-style masks, shields & drums;
vintage trunks & suitcases; burlap sacks; artificial dry grasses & plants; rubber snakes & lizards; bamboo or reed fencing; large stuffed lion; play binoculars & cameras; safari hats & vests; safari animal masks. Please deliver items by July 6 [R. D. Mize]; clearly label so they can be returned. Thanks! [Angie Mundt, 665.1520 ; angiemundt@gmail.com]

New Women’s Bible Study Wednesdays July 3-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]

Job Opportunity Part-time Nursery staff, 1-2 hrs Sunday mornings, possible 1-2 hrs Wed evenings (April-Sept). [Gwendolyn Meyer, 786.0031 or church office, 228.5300]

Faith & Family Night at the K Tickets can be picked up in the lobby starting this weekend at worship.

School Ministries Annual Rummage Sale Drop off July 28-30, 8am-7pm; sale 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]

Thank You to all who reached out with support, prayers and memorial contributions for Robert Oehlschlaeger [Marge/family]

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, kindergarten or 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.

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 Contact Care Ministry to register for opportunities to receive training to further your care giving:

  • Care 101—Tools for Caring This 2-hour workshop will provide specific ways to show 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 CCM’s provide care through a variety of opportunities based on your availability and interests; 4 sessions, 2 hours each: Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:30pm, Rm 501, [RD Mize]
  • Care 301—Stephen Ministry Training to be 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. [dianesingsforjoy@comcast.net]

Rachel House Fundraiser 5K walk/run, Sat., Aug. 3, 8am, Waterfall Park at Bass Pro Shop, Indep; 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.