Current News:

GRADUATE RECOGNITION THIS SUNDAY!! – Congratulations to the following students graduating this Spring!

Damon Freitag & Callie Prather graduating from College.

Roman Duarte, Oscar Lopez, April Oliver and Carter Parsons, graduating from High School.

May God continue to lead and bless these young people on their journey!

Please join us in celebration for Graduate Recognition on Sunday, May 26th at 9:30am.

OFFICE CLOSED – The church office will be closed on Monday, May 27th in observance of the Memorial Day holiday.

FAMILY ELDERCARE/SUMMER OF SERVICE – MAY DONATION DRIVE – Fan Drive! – NEW 20″ box fans, 16” pedestal fans or 12″ oscillating fans. Benefits those with little or no access to AC this summer. Donate all month of May – let’s help keep our neighbors cool (and fight heat stroke) this summer. New fans only please. Contact Evangelism & Outreach.

SINGLE SUMMER SERVICE BEGINS – Just a reminder that the single summer Sunday services will begin on June 2nd at 9:30 am.

VBS & DAY CAMP REGISTRATIONS FILLING UP! –  Go to the events page on the Lord of Life website to fill out the online registration form and pay via PayPal.  http://www.lordoflifeaustin.org/event-items/  Registration forms are also available in the Welcome Center. Get your child registered soon, as the spots are filling fast (VBS Pre-K Class is FULL)!!!

VBS & DAY CAMP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!! – VBS and Day Camp are two important ministries of our church. We need your help to make these ministries happen! This year VBS will run 6/24 to 6/28 from 9 to 12. Day Camp will run 7/8 to 7/12 from 9 to 3:30. We have lots of spots and different ways for people to help.  Contact Laura Lopez at laurazepol@yahoo.com or 512-925-2961 or Wendy Waggoner at wcwaggoner@gmail.com or 512-773-9450.

KINDRED SISTERS – The next Kindred Sisters gathering is on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at 10:30 am in Café (Coffee by 10:20 am).  Program:  “The Adventure of Reading and the Life-Changing Experience of Books” by Laura Bell.  We will be examining “Finding That Book” by electronic, traditional, free book sources, and/or purchasing. Finding books that interest you!  Also, how about a Book Club?  Start, Find, Types … all for the IMPORTANCE of reading as we age and the BENEFITS to a HEALTHY BRAIN!  Remember to bring your Sack Lunch.  ALL LOLLC Women and Friends invited.  Questions:  Glenace Klinker  512-626-5048 or gsklinker@gmail.com

BLESSING BAGS FOR THE HOMELESS – Cub Scout Pack 1501 has assembled Blessing Bags for the homeless. They are available in the Welcome Center. Please take one to keep in your car so that you can share the love as you give the Blessing Bag to someone that is experiencing homelessness. Thank you Pack 1501!

TELLERS NEEDED – We are in need more volunteers for tellers. Responsibilities include counting money after late service and special events. Each team of two people counts for a month, once per quarter. If interested, please contact Dick Fink at DFink@appliednanotech.net.

SUNDAY FLOWERS NEEDED – The Sunday Flower Chart in the Welcome Center only has 7 empty spots left for 2019!!! Let’s fill up those empty spots to honor God every Sunday of the year. Please take a moment to sign up to bring flowers on any open Sunday throughout the rest of 2019.  Thank you!!

Education News:

SUNDAY EDUCATION NEWS!

SUMMER ADULT EDUCATION CLASS – begins on June 9th from 8:15 – 9:15 am.

Join us in the café as we venture into the book, Canoeing the Mountains: Christian Leadership in Uncharted Territory. Author, Ted Bolsinger, guides churches through uncharted territory. He offers insight and tools for reimagining what effective leadership looks like in our rapidly changing world.

Please sign up in the Welcome Center if you would like to join us. This way we can have enough materials for all of those that want to join us.

TUESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY – Bible Study on the book of Mark, continues on Tuesdays from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Café.

THURSDAY MORNING STUDY GROUP – Is on break until September.

Upcoming News/Important Dates to Remember:

PENTECOST SUNDAY – June 9th

CHURCH PICNIC – June 16th

VBS – June 24th – 28th

DAY CAMP – July 8th – 12th

Upcoming Sunday Service Volunteers:

May 26, 2019 – Graduate Recognition

Presiding Minister:              Pastor Skip Wachsmann

Assisting Minister:              1) Lloyd Haskins                 2) Dick Fink

Children’s Time:                 1) N/A                                    2) Dave Smith

Communion Asst:               1) Donna Hagens                 2) David Ladolcetta

Lector:                                   1) Donna Hagens                 2) Brynn Waggoner

Acolyte:                                 1) N/A                                    2) Nathaniel Duarte

Media Asst.:                          1) Barbara Carter                2) Luke Smith

Ushers:                                   1) Doug Caldwell, Bill Saegert, Gary Parsons, Fred Grampp

                                                2) John & Roman Duarte, Mike Kamensky, Mark Waggoner

Altar Guild:                           1) Melinda Prather              2) Dick Fink

Flowers:                                 Fred Grampp, celebrating his birthday

Tellers:                                  Barb Haskins & Ronnie Wachsmann

June 2, 2019 – Summer Service

Presiding Minister:            Deacon Bill Krejci

Assisting Minister:             John Paul Crawford

Children’s Time:                 Dave Smith

Communion Asst:               Carol Alessi

Lector:                                   Carol Alessi

Acolyte:                                 N/A

Media Asst.:

Ushers:                                   “Pick Up” as Available

Altar Guild:                           Marge Kretschmar

Flowers:                                 Eun Ju Martin

Tellers:                                  Shari Lagerstrom & Mindy Penland