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JOIN US FOR WORSHIP
Please join us this weekend for worship.
Sunday 9am, RD Mize Campus
Sunday 10am, Wyatt Campus 

Timothy’s website (www.timothylutheran.com/worship-online/) or
Facebook page (www.facebook.com/timothylutheran
Recorded Worship Services | FaithRoots (www.YouTube.com/TimothyLutheranMinistries)
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Worship Videos

As We Gather For Worship This Weekend

THEME: “Prophet Motive”

While we often may hold up Jonah as a hero, he’s anything but. While he eventually shares God’s message of repentance with the people of Nineveh, it’s done grudgingly and only after he’s been forced to do so via a giant fish. His story is a good reminder for us, as God’s modern people, as to why we share the Good News of the Gospel: we do so because it’s a reflection of God’s love for everyone.

Join the gang this week as we join Joshua and the walls that come tumbling down. Gordy is all dressed and excited about the upcoming Kansas City Chiefs playoff game… Go Chiefs!

National Lutheran Schools Week

The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod   •   Jan. 24–30, 2021   •   Matt. 20:28

National Lutheran Schools Week provides more than 1,900 preschools, elementary schools and high schools with the public opportunity to proclaim and celebrate God’s work among us in schools of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.

We thank God for the opportunity to provide excellent academic preparation for the children we serve. We are most grateful for the opportunity to share Jesus’ amazing love with children and their families.

National Lutheran Schools Week gives us an opportunity to proclaim these great blessings within the communities we serve.

Our schools are amazing incubators for faithful witness of God’s love for us through Christ by teachers and students alike.

Ken Holland
Principal
Timothy Lutheran School Ministries

Annual Scholarship Auction

Join us in person or online!

Join us for an evening of dinner, drinks, and entertainment as we raise funds for the Timothy Lutheran School Ministries scholarship fund. Strict COVID precautions, including guest limitations, social distancing, and sanitizing stations will be in place. All guests will be required to wear a mask.  A special “Run for the Roses” mask will be provided for each In-Person ticket holder.

In 2020, we were able to bless our families with scholarship support in excess of $79,000! We believe that every child who wants to attend Timothy Lutheran School should have the opportunity. With your help, we hope to provide assistance for even more families in 2021.

Tickets for in person or virtual participation may be purchased by going to the Timothy Lutheran School website.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the school, 816-228-5300.

Worship Updates

Please note the following Lenten/Holy Week/Rite of Confirmation Services as approved this week by the Board of Elected Elders:

  • Ash Wednesday (Feb. 17):  4 & 5:30pm, RD Mize; Holy Communion in all services
  • Wednesday Lenten Services (Feb. 24, Mar. 3, Mar. 10, Mar. 17, Mar. 24):  5:30pm, RD Mize
  • Maundy Thursday (Apr. 1):  4 & 5:30pm, RD Mize; Holy Communion in both services
  • Good Friday (Apr. 2):  4 & 5:30pm, RD Mize
  • Easter Sunday (Apr. 4):  9 & 11am, RD Mize; 10am, Wyatt
  • Rite of Confirmation Service (Sat., Apr. 24): 3pm, RD Mize (for Confirmand families, small-group leaders, & invited close friends)

2021 Firsts Fruits total $48,950.92 as of January 17th! Praise God! Thank you, Timothy, for a strong start!

Drive-Thru Communion will now occur on the first Sunday of each month at Wyatt Campus after 10am service, approximately 11:30am-noon. Please park at the curb and enter the lobby, one family at a time. Thank you!

2020 Contribution Statements will be mailed first class the afternoon of Wed., Jan. 27.

Care 201 (Congregational Care Ministry) Training starts this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 6-8pm, Room 103, through Tuesday, Feb. 16; prerequisite for Care 301 (Stephen Ministry). Contact Care Minister Nancy Nowiszewski, nancyn@timothylutheran.com or 816.228.5300 Ext. 8042.

Care 301 (Stephen Ministry) Training begins Tuesday, Feb. 23. Contact Care Ministry Nancy Nowiszewski, nancyn@timothylutheran.com or 816.228.5300 Ext. 8042.

Youth Ministry Skating Party is tomorrow, Jan. 23, at Rink Ratz Skating Rink from 4:15-6:30pm. To ensure proper social distancing, the entire facility is reserved for Timothy’s group, which includes 30 minutes of skating lessons from 4:15-4:45pm. Pizza will be provided, but skaters should bring their own drink. Cost is $5 per skater; bring your friends!

Youth Sunday is this Sunday, Jan. 24. Thank you to Timothy’s youth for offering their talents and gifts to worship services this weekend. Please stop by the table in the lobby at both campuses to support the youth as they gratefully accept free-will donations for their eventual participation in the 2021 MO District Youth Quake (which has been postponed until June 2021). The youth ministry also appreciates donations of bottles of water, cans/bottles of soft drinks, and individually wrapped snacks for their various activities. Thank you!

Lenten Non-Dinners Please contact Diane Mayfield (dianem@timothylutheran.com) if your ministry wants to sponsor a free-will offering in lieu of the traditional Lenten Dinner. Open dates are Feb. 24, Mar. 10, Mar. 17, and Mar. 24. Thank you!
Youth Hand Bells Choir Rehearsals on Sundays in Feb.& Mar; Feb. 7 rehearsal will be from 1-2:15pm; others from 4-5pm; RD Mize Music Room. Performances in worship services on Maundy Thursday and Easter Sunday. All youth welcome! Pick up form on youth bulletin board in each lobby or in music room. Return completed form to Sarah Hinkle by Feb. 7. Contact Director Ruth Sunderman with questions (ruthsunderman@gmail.com).

LUMAA This is the last Sunday to donate school supplies. Donations of lined notebook paper, pencils, pens, colored pencils, erasers, construction paper, etc. are appreciated. Drop off in donation bin in lobby at each campus. Monetary donations, payable to LUMAA, may be mailed to LWML Mission Servants VP Lois Domsch, 3349 S. Scott Ave., Independence, MO 64052. Thank you for your generosity!

Food Donations through the end of January will be delivered to BS Community Services League. While all donations are appreciated, please note the following items are currently a particular need: spaghetti; pasta sauces; canned tomato products; sides/rices/potatoes; cereal; and canned fruit. Please drop off your donations in the grocery cart in each lobby. Thank you! (Donations for the month of February will be delivered to Hillcrest Transitional Housing.)

Ministering to Others, Despite a Pandemic How are you impacting lives with the love of Jesus, even during a pandemic, or especially during a pandemic? What is your Bible Study group discussing? To whom are you calling, emailing, texting, or sending cards to stay in touch? What “acts of kindness” have you shown to others or have been shown to you? In what instances have you seen the light of Jesus shining during these unusual times? Please send your thoughts or stories to Diane Mayfield (dianem@timothylutheran.com) to share with your Timothy family. Thank you!

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,
OtisT@TimothyLutheran.com or
Pastor Rod at RodL@TimothyLutheran.com.

Please keep your submission between 200-250 words.