Weekly Connect for Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Voter’s Meeting Sun, June 14
All members are invited to attend the summer Voter’s Meeting on Sun, June 14, in the Family Life Center immediately after the 10am worship service. Pastor Matt will give an update on ministry and we’ll vote to elect new leaders in the church. Please plan to attend. For more info contact Pastor Matt at matt@lolchurch.net.

Serve at Beautiful U Ministries in Elburn on Mon, June 15
Please join us for an opportunity to serve at Beautiful U Resale Shop on Mon, Jun 15. We will meet at 6:15pm every third Monday of the month at the shop (112 N. Main St., Elburn) to help sort, organize, and price donations. Sign up on the Connection Card or online. Also, they are in need of Gentle Ease baby formula by Enfamil and/or A.R. Enfamil baby formula. You can drop off unopened cans at the resale shop in Elburn. Contact Amy Blackford for more info at (651) 238-9374 or amy.blackford@gmail.com.

Ladies! Join the Summer Bible Study
Join this group of women who will meet on Tuesdays from 7-8:30am at Lord of Life to study Quenched: Christ’s Living Water for a Thirsty Soul. Author Donna Pyle writes from first-hand experience to both new and longtime Christians going through spiritual dehydration. Regardless of the state you’re in, you will be led to the life-giving waters of Christ’s grace, mercy, and hope that quench the parched soul. Sign up on the Connection Card. Questions? Contact Leslie DiFiglio at lvdifiglio@gmail.com or (630) 443-8534.

You Can Still Join Pastor Matt’s Summer All-Church Study
There is still time to register for the God Connects course with Pastor Matt. Register on the Connection Card or online.  This Wednesday we’ll discuss God’s law and why it’s a critical component to having a relationship with God. Email Pastor Matt if you are missing any of the study guides from previous weeks. Class starts at 6:30pm in the Solid Rock Lodge. For more info, contact Pastor Matt at matt@lolchurch.net.

Sign Up for Vacation Bible School
Join us this summer from July 20-24 for our “Journey Off the Map” VBS for children preschool (age 3) through grade 5! Each evening a family dinner will start at 5:15pm, followed by the program from 6-8pm. There will even be a class for parents Mon-Wed! Cost is $25/family. Register in the lobby or online at www.lolchurch.net/vbs. Youth and adults are invited to serve. We need help with meals, crafts, games, nursery, check-in, group leaders, and group assistants. Below is a list of kitchen items needed. Please visit the Connection Cart in the lobby for a complete list of kitchen and craft supplies that you can donate to help make VBS a fun and successful event for the children. Please sign up to serve on the Connection Card or email Mary Miller at marymmiller@mediacombb.net.

ŸKetchup 3 bottlesŸ
Mustard 2 bottles
ŸFrench dressing 1 bottle
ŸItalian dressing 1 bottle
ŸSyrup 3 lg bottles 24 oz
ŸMini m-n-m’s 3 bags
ŸChocolate Chips 2 bags
ŸMini marshmallows 6 bags
ŸChocolate syrup 1 bottle
ŸCaramel sauce 1 bottle
ŸIndividual chip bags 200ct
Assorted jello flavors 3oz 24 boxes
ŸTeddy Honey Graham 8 boxes
ŸKid friendly cereals 12 boxes
ŸMaraschino Cherries 6 jars
ŸPancake mix 2 bags from Costco or Sam’s
ŸChips ahoy cookies 3 packages
Pickles sliced 1 large or 3 regular size jars
ŸIndividual chip bags 200ct
ŸGift cards to Costco, Sam’s, Aldi
ŸPickle relish 2 bottles
Pretzel twists 3 bags
ŸSprinkles
Ranch dressing 2 large bottles from Costco or Sam’s
ŸCheerios 2 boxes

Serve the Lord Outside this Summer!
One way to keep looking good is to keep at it. Would you be willing to help with landscaping at Lord of Life Church? We could use your help in the following ways: lawn mowing, pulling weeds, picking up debris and weed whacking. Please sign up on your Connection Card and we’ll be in touch. Thanks so much! For more info please contact Curt Berg (630) 513-5325 x131 or cberg@lolchurch.net

Support Our June Mission of the Month
TLC Pregnancy Services in Elgin offers medical, spiritual, emotional and material support at no cost to women facing crisis pregnancy situations. They proudly share the good news of Jesus with all who enter their doors. They provide pregnancy diagnosis, ultrasound services and counseling. TLC provides mothers in need with diapers, formula, baby items, food and maternity clothes. For more info contact Robin Mathieu at remathieu@mchsi.com.

Play Dates at Parks
Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? Connect with other families at different area parks on Tuesdays at 10am. Upcoming locations are…
Tue, June 16 – Prairie Park at Third and North St (near the library) in Elburn
Tue, June 23 – Island Park in Geneva
If there is a threat of inclement weather, we will not meet. Pick up the full list of dates and locations at the Connect Cart in the lobby. Questions? Contact Emily Varsho at (847) 452-5681 or emily.varsho@gmail.com.

MidWay Youth Pool Party
Sun, June 28 from 2-4pm at the Branstad’s house (478 Prairieview Dr, Geneva). For youth going into grade 6-8 and their families. Bring a swimsuit, towel, and snack to share. Questions? Contact Brian Zielke bzielke@lolchurch.net.

Help Make Quilts with Quilters of the King
We are currently making quilts for the new Ronald McDonald House at Central DuPage Hospital. After that, we will be making baby quilts for the pregnancy center. This winter we donated 12 baby quilts to one of the centers we support. We are in need of batting to finish all these quilts. We use an ecru batting that is folded in bags that can be found at JoAnn’s Fabrics in all sizes. We can always use regular white thread. We thank you for your support for all the years we have been quilting. We meet on Thursday mornings at 9am if you would like to join us. No sewing skills are required, there are many jobs and we can use your help. For more info please contact Pamela McLane (630) 879-0989.

Sunday School
Living our faith from the inside out, 24/7. Sundays during 10am worship. Check in is located in the lobby. *We will promote kids to their new grade levels on Sun, Jun 7 during Sunday School.
Preschoolers
This Sun, June 14 – Sin entered the world (Genesis 3:1-24); The Point – Adam and Eve sinned.
Next Sun, June 21 – Cain and Abel (Genesis 4:1-26); The Point – God punished Cain for his sin.
Kindergarten-Grade 5
This Sun, June 14 – Bezalel the master craftsman (Exodus 35-36); The Point – We use our gifts to serve God.
Next Sun, June 21 – Joshua’s family serves God (Joshua 24:14-18); The Point – We serve God with our family.
AWANA: Registration for 2015/2016 will be on Wed, Aug 26 at 6pm. AWANA will kick off again in the fall on Wed, Sep 9!

MidWay (grades 6-8) www.lolchurch.net/midway
MORPH: Next season will premiere on Wed, Sep 9.
GRAPPLE: Tackling Tough Questions about God, Myself, and Others. Sundays during 10am worship in the Youth Room
This Sun, June 14 – Do I have to like everyone? (Acts 7:51-60); The Point – Love others as myself.

HighWay (grades 9-12) www.lolchurch.net/highway
Hang Out Building friendships with Jesus and each other. Sundays from 6-8pm.
This Sun, June 14 – Hang Out at the Zielke’s (221 E Shannon St, Elburn) from 6-8pm
*NO Hang Out from June 21 (Father’s Day) through Jul 7.
We will start back up on Sun, July 12 meeting at homes this summer. Go to www.lolchurch.net/highway for locations.

If you have any questions about children’s or youth ministry, please contact Brian Zielke at bzielke@lolchurch.net or (630) 513-5325 x140.