Call Committee Update The Call Committee has been busy reviewing & ranking the Senior Pastor candidates that were open to a divine call. Of those 9 candidates, the committee completed first-round video interviews for the top five candidates. Please continue to keep the call process in your prayers.

Memorial Service for Sharon Billings will be held in the sanctuary on April 2 at 11 a.m. with a time to visit with the family one hour prior.

Overnight Retreat for Men Fri-Sat, April 26-27, Heit’s Point hosted by JourneyMen. Theme: God Is On the Move, Are You?  Get away from the rat race of time & spend time in fellowship & with God. Free Will Donation. Register online.[  – Rod Lindemann]

Lent Dinners March 27, tacos, National Youth Gathering; April 3, Chili, Gather Commission; April 10, Italian Casserole, Senior Adult Ministry; free-will offering to support these ministries—thanks!

Sanctuary Flowers this weekend were donated by Rick & Karen Little in celebration of their 38th wedding anniversary.

The family of Margret Fenske invites you for a time to remember her on Sunday, March 24 at the Stoney Creek Hotel in Independence from 1-4 p.m.

March Food Donations go to BS Community Services League. Thanks for your support!

Cancer Companions for those dealing with cancer & caregivers; 1st and 3rd Tuesdays, 6:30-8pm; Fireplace Rm, R. D. Mize]. DVD-based; next session: April 2 [Nancy Nowiszewski, 228.5300]

GriefShare meets on first and third Thursdays, 7-8:30pm; Fireplace Room, RD Mize Campus []

Job Opportunity Early Childhood Center Teacher position, Mon.- Fri., 1-6pm. Contact Director [Mary Beth Self; 874.8046 or]

One-Day Retreat for Women Sat., April 6, 9am-4pm; theme: Seaside Escape; be restored and refreshed with friends around you as we explore God’s love & plan for us; $25 includes all materials & lunch; scholarships available. Register online or at R.D. Mize reception desk during the week. [Women of Hope]

Children’s Ministry Easter Carnival Sun., April 14, 4-6pm [R.D. Mize]. Free games, food, crafts, egg hunts. All welcome!

Easter Carnival Donations If you’d like to donate items for the Easter Carnival, pull tags from display in lobby and return items to collection bins by April 7. Thanks!

Spring Cleaning Day Outdoors April 6; both campuses; 8am-noon; raking, trimming, fertilizing, landscaping, etc; please bring gardening tools; rainout date is April 13. Thanks for your help!

Spring Cleaning Day Indoors—Sanctuary—Tuesday, April 9th – Starting at Noon Monday, April 15th – Starting at 1 p.m.

LHS Pancake Breakfast Sun., April 7, Family Life Center [R.D. Mize]  9-10am; support LHS students traveling to Germany in June! Free-will donations help offset costs; checks to EF Tours.

LWML MO District Church Worker Study Grants available; April 15 deadline to apply [Edie Turner, 314.846.4870  or]

LWML KC South Zone Spring Rally & Retreat Mar. 30, 9am-2:30pm, hosted at Timothy. Theme: “What Will People Think?” based on Gal. 1:10; 3 guest speakers; cost $5 includes lunch; childcare available upon request. RSVP by Mar. 25 [Deanna Cross, 807.6778 or]

Save the Date for the Annual Adam’s Army Blood Drive – Sun., June 2, Family Life Center [R.D. Mize].

Nursery Not Staffed during Lent Wed. worship, but open.

Job Opportunity Nursery attendant for Sundays [Wyatt Rd] must be 18 yrs or older. [Gwendolyn Meyer or 786.0031]

King of Kings Lutheran Church is sponsoring a Walk Through the Bible. at Martin Luther Academy on Mar. 30, 9am-noon.  [ info, ; registration, _registration ]