JOIN US FOR WORSHIP
Please join us this weekend for worship.
Sunday, 10am, Wyatt Campus 

 Timothy’s website (www.timothylutheran.com/worship-online/) or
Facebook page (www.facebook.com/timothylutheran

Live Stream worship on Facebook

As We Gather For Worship This Weekend

We know what it is to be thirsty. After a hot day’s work, we long to drink deeply of water and refresh our bodies. Our souls can grow thirsty and weary as well, something we’ve become all too aware of as we’ve taken an unintentional fast from the Lord’s Supper. But today, God calls us back to the altar to receive Jesus’ body and blood in, with, and under the bread and wine so that our souls can be refreshed and love can overflow within us.
Join the gang this weekend as they discover what God’s Word has to teach us. This week’s Bible event takes us back to Cain and Abel. We learn to not let sin be a master over our lives. This week’s take-home point:  Don’t Let Sin Be Your Master – Follow God.

Next Generation Update

As a follow-up to yesterday’s congregational email, please visit the Next Generation link on Timothy’s website NOW to complete a simple volunteer form for one of the Next Generation Task Force groups. We need your expertise and interest in serving as we move forward with next steps in determining Timothy’s future. The identified task force groups to date are Review of Timothy’s 2020 Vision, Ministry Review, Site & Space Planning (short- and long-term), Budgeting, Capital Campaign, Site-to-Site Move, Real Estate, Construction, and Security & Technology. Thank you!

Prayer Shawls Provide Comfort

Timothy’s Prayer Shawl ministry is thriving during these challenging pandemic times. If you know of anyone needing to be enveloped with the love of Jesus by a shawl crocheted or knitted by Timothy’s prayer shawl volunteers, do not hesitate to choose one from the LWML closet in the RD Mize coat room (top two shelves). Many thanks to Lucy Johnson, Kathy Croson, Donna Nissen, Kathy Barnett, and Sherry Osiek who find joy and fulfillment in making the shawls. If you would like to join the group, contact Lucy Johnson (816.616.6901 or ljohnson509@yahoo.com). Typically, they admire each other’s handiwork and company on the second Saturday of each month from 9-11am at the RD Mize Campus.

Recently, a friend of a Timothy member awaiting an upcoming open heart surgery expressed her appreciation for a prayer shawl given to her this week: “It is beautiful and I will cherish it and the prayers and meaning behind it.”  What a great ministry provided by our faithful prayer shawl warriors who knit, crochet, and pray for those they may not even know!

“Drive-By-And-Drop-Off” Grocery Collection


Don’t forget to drop off groceries for Hillcrest Transitional Housing next Saturday, Aug. 8, between 10am and noon at both campuses. The reported shortages include paper towels; toilet paper; hand soap; body wash; shampoo; box dinners (Hamburger Helper, Tuna Helper, etc); canned tuna; Spaghetii-O’s & Ravioli-O’s for kids; ketchup; mayo; and syrup. Thank you very much!

TLS Playground Update

During the past week, plans and bids for new equipment, picnic tables, and shading were gathered and authorized. The usable RD Mize equipment is scheduled to move to Wyatt during the week of Aug. 10. The new fence for the existing playground refurbished for the pre-school students will be installed in August as well. The new equipment chosen for both playgrounds will arrive approximately mid-September. Thank you to everyone for continuing to support this project, which runs through the end of August! The little squares on the Rams grid are filling up!

Donate Now – Timothy Playground

Middle School Youth Group
Collecting School Supplies

In-person worship at RD Mize is tentatively set to resume on Sunday, August 9th at 9am! We look forward to then offer two services for our worshipers, one at Wyatt at 10am (live-streamed) as well as the one at RD Mize. We pray that conditions with the pandemic do not interfere with this plan to expand our worship services!

Thank you to all who shared best wishes on my retirement from full-time ministry. I have been blessed to serve for the past 15 years, working alongside our caring members, as we have strived to meet the needs of not only our Timothy family, but those in the community in need of care. I am thankful to be able to return on a part-time basis beginning Aug. 31, and I look forward to the plans God has for our church as we move forward. Nancy Nowiszewski, Care Minister

Volunteers Needed for front desk help at RD Mize with general office duties on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11am-2pm while Members Services personnel concentrate on computer files. Contact Sandy Gregory, sandyg@timothylutheran.com or 816.228.5300 Ext. 8035. Thank you very much!

TLS Employment Opportunities

  • After-Care Supervisor:  M-F, 3:30-6pm; supervision of elementary students until parents pick up their children
  • Part-time Pre-school Teacher:  Qualified, loving individual; 60 college hours required but teaching certificate not required
  • Pre-school Substitute Teachers: Available as needed; neither college hours nor teaching certificate required
  • TLS Substitute Teachers: Available as needed; both 60 hours and teaching certificate required

Contact Ken Holland (kenh@timothylutheran.com or 816.228.5300 Ext. 8015) or Kristen Anderson (kristena@timothylutheran.com or 816.228.5300 Ext. 8017) with questions or to apply.

Middle School Roller Skating Party Wed., Aug. 12, 7-9pm, Rink Ratz Roller Skating Rink. Skates, pizza, and dessert provided. Sign up at https://signupgenius.com/go/10C0B4BA8AAF85-back. Contact Jonathan or Gwendolyn Meyer at 816.786.6977 with questions.

Birthday Milestone Timothy member Tudy Dotson will celebrate her 99th birthday on Aug. 16. Congratulatory messages may be sent to her at 500 NW Lakeview Rd., Blue Springs, MO 64014. Happy birthday and God’s blessings, Tudy!

First Fruits offerings total $198,708.00 as of July 26th. Thank you, Timothy!

During This Time of isolation due to COVID-19, please know that support is available through Care Ministry. If you are unable to get out and need something picked up for you, call the church office (816.228.5300). We are here to help!

DivorceCare provides support to those who are divorced or separated from their spouse. Timothy facilitators guide participants through 13 DVD-led sessions featuring professional therapists, Christian ministers, and people who have gone through a divorce experience. Participants may attend any of the weekly themed sessions which will begin Sept. 14 at 6:30pm for one hour. Register through the church office, 816.228.5300.

GriefShare provides support for those who have lost a loved one; the DVD-based program features Biblical teaching on grief and recovery topics. GriefShare will resume on Thurs., Sept. 3, 6:30-8pm, Fireplace Room, RD Mize. Contact church office (816.228.5300) to register.

Care Training Care 101 (Tools for Caring) will be offered Oct. 13, 6-8pm, and again on Oct. 14, 2-4pm. Care 201 (Congregational Care Ministry) will be offered Oct. 27, Nov. 3, 10 & 17, 6-8pm, with commissioning either Nov. 21 or 28. Gary Williams and Roxanne Kerwood will offer Care 301 (Stephen Ministry) training beginning in Jan. Contact church office (816.228.5300) to register.

Reminders

  • Aug. 2:  In-Person Worship with Holy Communion, 10am, Wyatt Auditorium (also live-streamed)
  • Aug. 2:  Drive-Thru Holy Communion, 11:45ish till -1pm, Wyatt
  • Aug. 8: “Drive-By-And-Drop-Off” Grocery Collection for Hillcrest Transitional Housing, 10am-noon, both campuses
  • Aug. 9: In-Person Worship (RD Mize, 9am; Wyatt, 10am). Wyatt service also live-streamed
  • Aug. 12: Middle School Roller Skating Party, 7-9pm, Rink Ratz Roller Skating Rink (see note in Weekly Bulletin Announcement section for more details)
  • Aug. 12:  Welcome Inn hot lunch distribution; contact Chris Hruska (cdhruska@sbcglobal.net) to help distribute meals
Do You Have A Story To Share?
If you have an article or celebration you would like to share with the members of Timothy, please submit it to
Diane Mayfield at dianelmayfield@comcast.net or
OtisT@TimothyLutheran.com.
Please keep your submission between 200-250 words.