Calendar and Events
We are back inside!
Join us for our regular worship services at 8:00 and 10:30am each week.

Please familiarize yourself with the protocols and procedures implemented for indoor worship. Face coverings required. We will continue to live stream on our YouTube page.

This Week at Living Word
Sunday, October 25 – Confirmation Sunday
8:00 AM  |  Worship Service with Livestream
9:00 AM  |  Confirmation Service #1 with Livestream
10:30 AM  |  Worship Service
11:30 AM  |  Confirmation Service #2 with Livestream
(No Coffee Fellowship or Bible Ed Classes due to Confirmation Sunday.)
Monday, October 26
No activities scheduled for this day
Tuesday, October 27
12:00 PM |  Men’s Bible Study – Adult Ed Room –
Bring your own lunch
Wednesday, October 28

9:30 AM  |  Small Group Prayer (Prayer Room)

11:00 AM  |  Young at Heart age 55+ – Lower Level Dining Room – Bring your own lunch

2:30 PM  |  PreK-6th Grade Bible Education Classes
5:30 PM  |  7/8th Grade Confirmation Class 
7:15 PM  |  High School Ignite Youth Group 
Thursday, October 29
6:30 AM – Men’s Zoom Bible Study – Information and Link found here
9:30 AM – Women’s Bible Study Fellowship (Adult Ed Room)
Friday, October 30
No activities scheduled for this day
Saturday, October 31
No activities scheduled for this day
Sunday, November 1st – All Saints Sunday
8:00 AM  |  Worship Service with Livestream
9:00 AM  | Coffee Fellowship
9:15 AM  | PreK-12th Grade Bible Education Classes
10:30 AM  |  Worship Service
5:00 PM  | Election Fasting and Prayer Service
Mark Your Calendars!
Sun, Nov 1:  Election Fasting & Prayer Service
Mon, Nov 2:  Scripture Stitchers Begins
Mon, Nov 2:  “What Love Is” Women’s Bible Study Begins
Sun, Nov 15:  Humor and Hotdish Event
Thurs, Nov 19: Christmas Planter Class
Upcoming Event Details
Food Shelf Donations
In honor of Food Share Month, food and monetary donations will be accepted at the church for the Kitchen Table Food Shelf in Marshall from Oct 18th – Nov 22nd.  There is a collection bin for food items near the Mission Map in the entry.  Monetary donations designated “Food Shelf” can be made out to Living Word, and turned in at the office.
Election Fasting and Prayer Service

Sunday, November 1st, at 5:00 pm, all are invited to join the Prayer Partners in the Sanctuary for a praise and prayer service.  There will be a light meal provided.  Join them as they pray for this election and our country.

“What Love Is” Women’s Bible Study
Monday, Nov 2nd, at 5:00 PM, the women’s Monday evening Bible Study is restarting (from the beginning) the study “What Love Is” by Kelly Minter.  All are welcome to join!  Cost is $15.00 for the book.  If needed, confidential scholarships are available.  Location will be determined by the size of the group.  Sign up at the church or by contacting E.J. Jeseritz at by October 27th, so books can be ordered.
Humor and Hotdish Event
Sunday, Nov 15th, Christian comedian Bob Stromberg will be performing here at Living Word Lutheran Church.  A free will donation meal will be served at 6:00 PM, with the comedy show starting at 7:00 PM.  The event is free to attend; however, tickets will be required to maintain distancing.  Register for this event as early as Sunday, Oct 25th, by contacting the church office.
Christmas Planter Event
Thursday, November 19th, Suzanne Schmiesing will be hosting a class where participants will be guided through building a Christmas Planter.  A soup/salad meal will be served at 5:30 PM, with class beginning at 6:00 PM.  Cost of the planters start at $35.00.  Sign up at the Info Center to secure your spot as there is a maximum of 30 particpants.
Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes

The mission of Operation Christmas Child is to provide God’s love in a tangible way to children in need around the word, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ.  Here’s how to join in on this mission today:

  1. Pick up an empty shoebox, located under the Missionary table near the entrance of the church.
  2. Select the gender and age group of the child you’d like to give to.
  3. Fill it with gifts accordingly.
  4. Pray for the child who will receive it.
  5. Return it to the church office, along with a $9 shipping donation, no later than Sunday, November 15th.
Pastor Appreciation Month

This is the FINAL WEEK to join us as we show our Pastors Appreciation during the month of October by “Filling their Buckets!”  To participate, please write a note and/or purchase a small gift for our Pastors.  Labeled buckets and gift ideas are located by the Information Center.  Drop your notes and items in the buckets.

Sunday Morning Volunteers Needed!
We are excited to be back indoors for Worship Services!  Volunteers each Sunday will be vital to ensuring we can do so smoothly and safely.  We need you!!  If you can fill any of these roles in the weeks ahead, please sign up at the Information Table or contact the church office.  Volunteers will need to arrive 30 minutes prior to the service start time for a brief training with staff on new safety protocols.
3 per service needed
Welcome guests, answer questions, assist with finding seats, count attendance, usher for communion (1st Sunday of the month), and collect offering. Ushers and Greeters will be required to wear a face shield provided by the church to keep guests safe but allow them to see your smiling face.
Information Center
1 per service needed
This volunteer will welcome guests and answer questions.  A face shield provided by the church will be required to keep guests safe but allow them to see your smiling face.
Coffee Servers
2 at 9:00am needed
These volunteers will serve coffee during Fellowship time from 9:00-10:30am as well as clean and disinfect the kitchenette at the end. Servers are required to wear a face mask and gloves.
Audio Visual Volunteers
We need to expand our volunteer team to help with audio visual needs at LWLC. No experience needed; training provided!!  Contact the office if interested! Sound & Video Techs must be 18 or older.  Lyrics Techs must be 7thgrade or older.
Stay Up To Date and Connected!

EMAIL: Updates and details are emailed at least weekly. Please notify the office if you would like to be added to the email list.

YOUTUBE: Worship services live streamed weekly on our YouTube channel. Subscribe and choose receive notifications, and you’ll know as soon as new content is available.  Click on playlists to find specific content you’re looking for.
STUDIO 1 TV: Sunday Worship services are replayed at 11AM Tuesdays and 5PM Wednesdays (Charter channel 180, Vast channel 17) AND 7PM Mondays on Cottonwood Access TV (Charter/Spectrum 180).

AND YOU!!!  We encourage each of you to “be the church.” Call a friend, neighbor, family member or somebody that just might need an encouraging word today!

COMMUNITY LIFE GROUPS (CLG): Community Life Groups are new at Living Word!  Let us know if you haven’t heard from a CLG leader & would like to join a group. We will stay connected, check in with each other, share prayer requests and answer questions.

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