Calendar and Events
This Week at Living Word
Sunday, October 20
No Sunday morning Youth Bible Ed due to MEA
8:00 and 10:30am | (Sanctuary) Worship Services
9:15 am | (Lower Level Dining Room) “The Reason” Small Group Ministry
No Shine On College Ministry due to Fall Break
Monday, October 21
1:00-4:00 pm | (Lower Level Dining) Scripture Stitchers
5:00-6:30 pm | (Adult Ed Room) Women’s Study “When God Whispers Your Name”
Tuesday, October 22
12:00-1:00 pm | (Kitchenette) Men’s Bible Study
5:30 pm | (Adult Ed Room) Church Council Meeting
7:00 pm | (Pavek’s Home) Young Adult Study Group
Wednesday, October 23
7:00-10:00 am | (Prayer Room) Small Group Prayer 10:00 am | (Kitchenette) Young at Heart 55+ Coffee Fellowship
6:00 pm | (Sanctuary) “The Reason” Small Group 
7:15-8:45 pm | (Youth Room) Ignite HS Youth Group
Thursday, October 24
6:30 am | (Gathering Room) Men’s Bible Study 
9:30 am | (Adult Ed Room) Women’s Study BSF
1:30 pm | (Adult Ed Room) Grief Share
7:00 pm | (Adult Ed Room)  (un)Natural Mom Study
Friday, October 25
No activities currently scheduled for this day
Saturday, October 26
No activities currently scheduled for this day
Sunday, October 27
8:00 and 10:30am | (Sanctuary) Worship Services
9:15 am | (Lower Level Dining Room) Pastor Appreciation Fellowship and Celebration
9:15 am | (Living Word Classrooms) Sunday morning Bible Education for ages 4 years-12th grade
10:30 am | (Sanctuary) New Member Sunday
1:00 pm | (Lower Level Dining) Open House Baby Shower for Carley Holmberg
6:30 pm | (Sanctuary) Shine On College Ministry
“The Reason” Small Group postponed this week

Looking Ahead at Living Word

10/27: New Member Sunday |10:30am
10/27: Pastor Appreciation
11/3: All Saints Sunday; Daylight Savings Ends
11/3: Theater For The Thirsty | 5:30 pm
11/9: Fall Gathering of Women & IF: Tables
11/10: 10 Year Anniversary Planning Meeting
11/19: Red Cross Blood Drive at Living Word
11/23: African Children’s Choir | 6:30 pm
11/28 and 29: Office Closed for Thanksgiving
12/15: Children’s Christmas Program
Serve With Us!
Service Opportunities are available for everyone at Living Word!  Whether you have been with us a short time or for years, all are encouraged to sign up.  On Sunday mornings, volunteers make sure we have a warm smile at the door, smooth sailing for offering and communion, and hot coffee for fellowship.  There are many ways to serve, and it is easy to sign up.
  • Click Service Opportunities for Member Page
  • Enter password (contact the office for help)
  • Click on “Service Group Sign Up Sheet”
  • Enter your name for date & service time.
THANK YOU for serving!
In Case You Missed It…
For more info on any of the announcements below, follow the blue links or contact the church office.
  • Hear about the work in India to witness to Muslims by Dr. Abdul Messiah of New Hope Mission Society, Inc. Sunday, October 20th from 2:30-4:30PM in Hutchinson, MN here
  • Bethany Christian Services Celebrate Family Fundraising Event is Friday, October 25th; registration is required and tickets are $50, more info here
  • Pro-Life Benefit Breakfast is Sunday October 27 at Carlin Hall, Holy Redeemer Church basement.  Pancake, egg, sausage breakfast sponsored by Birthright of Marshall. Volunteers are needed, please call 507-865-4474
  • Fall Gathering of Women & IF: Tables Saturday November 9th at 9:00am-1130am; join us for breakfast, worship and fellowship!  Contact Heidi for information (507) 530-3101
  • We’re turning 10 in February! The 10 Year Celebration Planning Committee is seeking volunteers to help plan our anniversary celebration; interested parties can contact Jamie at (507) 828 8891 or attend our next meeting Sunday November 9th at 9:30am
  • American Red Cross Blood Drive Tuesday, November 19th at Living Word from 1-7PM Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or online here to schedule an appointment
  • Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes are available in the Narthex; please return them filled to Living Word by November 24th for delivery to the drop off site
  • Light Up The Night and Light To Remember planning is underway, more info here
Save The Date
Theater for The Thirsty
Sunday November 3rd
Dinner Theater and All Ages Show
Living Word Lutheran Church
Save The Date
African Children’s Choir
Saturday November 23rd, 6:30pm
Living Word Lutheran Church

The internationally acclaimed African Children’s Choir will be performing at Living Word Lutheran Church!

Grief Share
Thursdays at 1:30
Led by Pastor Kelly
Held at Living Word
This 13 week series will is open to everyone from the community, including other churches in our area. Come for help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend.  
Contact Pastor Kelly with questions
Coming This January 
Marriage Bible Study
Starting January of  2020
 Led by Jessica Williams
This study will be held between services in the Sanctuary the months of January and February. 
More details to come!