Weekly Connect for Sun, Mar 15, 2015

Easter Eggstravaganza Family Event
Hunt for eggs! Celebrate the risen Savior! Join us on Sat, Apr 4 from 10-11:30am for some family fun. Sign up on the Connection Card or sign up online at www.lolchurch.net/eggs. We will be collecting candy donations in the lobby starting next Sun, Mar 8. We need to fill over 1,000 eggs! Questions? Contact Brian Zielke at bzielke@lolchurch.net or (630) 513-5325 x140.

Ladies, want to study Revelation starting in the fall?
Bible Study Fellowship International will be studying the book of Revelation beginning Wed, Sep 16, to the end of April 2016. The class includes questions for personal study, discussion groups for sharing insights, lectures with practical applications, and written notes summarizing the study. The class meets on Wednesday mornings from 9:10-11am at Lord of Life Church. A program for members’ children’s ages birth to 1st grade is offered at the same time. Interested women are invited to attend a welcome/registration class on Wed, at 9:10am on either April 8 or 15 at Lord of Life. An evening group for women who are unable to attend the morning class, will meet on Wednesday evenings beginning Sept 16, 6:30-8:15am at Village Bible Church, 847 N. State Route 47 in Sugar Grove. The welcome/registration for this will be held on May 6 at 6:30pm. For more info about Bible Study Fellowship, please visit bsfinternational.org, or for info about the groups, contact Charlene Neidlinger at (630) 365-3488.

Ready to be Confirmed?
We have scheduled a Confirmation Sunday to encourage youth to take steps on the path to a personal confession of faith. We will celebrate confirmations during worship on Sun, May 17.  For more information on confirmation at Lord of Life visit www.lolchurch.net/youth or contact Brian Zielke at bzielke@lolchurch.net or (630) 513-5325 x140.

Serve at Saint Matthew Soup Kitchen
We’re traveling to the Pilsen neighborhood in Chicago to help feed the hungry and the homeless. We’ll leave the Lord of Life parking lot at 10:45am on Thu, Mar 19, and return around 2:30pm. Please sign up to join us on a Sunday morning Connection Card. For more info please contact Pamela McLane at memaw.nan@comcast.net or call (630) 879-0989.

Enjoy Desserts and Deliver Easter Lilies
Come and gather with others to enjoy desserts and then go and deliver Easter Lilies to our homebound families. We’re planning on coming together on Thu, Mar 26 from 6:30-7pm. Everyone bring a dessert that will serve 5-10 people. We’ll meet in the Solid Rock Lodge to have our cake and eat it too and then split into teams to deliver the Easter lilies to our homebound families at 7pm. Please let us know you’d like to go by signing up on your Connection Card on Sunday morning. For more info please contact Mary Miller at (630) 365-2205. marymmiller@mediacombb.net.

Help with Preparation and Painting of the Lobby
We’re looking for a prep/paint crew for Fri, and Sat, Mar 20 and 21. If you’d like to help one or both days please let us know by signing up on your Connection Card on Sunday morning. For more info please contact Marty Coomes at coomesm@villageoflombard.org or (630) 365-6195.

Holy Week and Easter Worship
Join us for Holy Week and Easter worship services. Maundy Thursday worship is Thu, April 2, and Good Friday worship is Fri, Apr 3. Both worship services are at 7pm. Easter Sunday, Apr 5, worship services are at 8:30 and 10am.

Outreach at LaFox Train Station
Build on relationships we began over Christmas. Come out early Mon, Mar 30 from 6-7:15am to hand out treats and Easter invitations to our LaFox Station commuters. You never know, someone may respond to come hear the good news. Please let us know you will serve by signing up on your Connection Card on Sunday morning. For more info please contact Curt Berg at cberg@lolchurch.net or (630) 513-5325 x131.

Come Serve at Beautiful U Ministries This Monday
Please join us for an opportunity to serve at Beautiful U Resale Shop on Mon, Mar 16. We will meet at 6:15pm at the shop (112 N. Main St., Elburn) to help sort, organize, and price donations. Great for families and individuals! Sign up on the Connection Card or contact Amy Blackford for more info at 651-238-9374 or amy.blackford@gmail.com.

Learn about C-WOW Church Without Walls
C-WOW, Church Without Walls, is located in Ghana, Africa. John Donkoh is C-WOW’s leader who serves as a missionary in Ghana where he preaches, teaches and leads the native people to a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. John also trains leaders to help meet the growing demands of the local church plants in his community. Rob and Cathy Geiger will be leading a mission trip to visit C-WOW this Dec 2015/Jan 2016.  For additional info, please contact Cathy Geiger at cgeiger@aavextechnology.com or (630) 878-4312.

Informational Meeting for KAIROS Torch
Want to join the blessings of sharing Christ and His kingdom with the young men at the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles? Come to the next informational meetings that Kairos Torch will be holding this spring. Looking for faithful men, women, couples, young, old. All welcome and needed! Informational meeting: Sat, Mar 21, 9:30-11:30am at First Baptist Church of Geneva (east Campus) 2300 South Street, Geneva (1 block East of Randall road just south of Kesslinger/Kaneville Rd.) For more info contact Carlos Baez at cubaez@gmail.com or (630) 306-1989 or Don Martens at donmartens@comcast.net or (630) 232-7320.

Save the Dates for Vacation Bible School
This summer, July 20-24, our “Journey off the Map” VBS will take kids to uncharted territory where they will begin to understand that obedience to God can lead them beyond the expected. So, toss the map, stick close to your guide, and prepare to listen for God’s direction in this journey that is unknown to us, but known by Him! Mark your calendar for July 20-24. More details soon.

Online Giving Available for Members and Non-Members
You are invited to take advantage of the secure online giving option on our web site. Simply go to lolchurch.net and click on Give. There you will be directed to the links to give online. If you have any questions, contact Bob Boynton at bboynton@att.net.

Sunday School
Learning to live our faith from the inside out, 24/7. Sundays during 10am worship. Check-in is located in the lobby.
Preschoolers
This Sun, Mar 15 – Jesus, the teacher
Kindergarten-Grade 5
Current Theme – The Ultimate Transformer
This Sun, Mar 15 – Jesus’ life foretold (Isaiah 11:1-5); The Point – We know that God is faithful.
AWANA: Because kids matter to God. Wednesdays from 6:15-8pm. Register online at www.lolchurch.net/awana or arrive early on a Wed (open enrollment all year long).
This Wed, Mar 18 – Wear green

MidWay (grades 6-8) www.lolchurch.net/midway
MORPH: Becoming Who God Made Me to Be, and having Fun in the Process! Wednesdays from 6:15-8pm.
This Wed, Mar 18 – The Gospel Journey – What is Jesus’ message?
GRAPPLE: Tackling Tough Questions about God, Myself, and Others. Sundays during 10am worship in the Youth Room
HighWay
(grades 9-12)
www.lolchurch.net/highway
Hang Out Building friendships with Jesus and each other. Sundays from 6-8pm.
This Sun, Mar 15 – The Arts of Spiritual Conversations – Serving Together

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