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Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost

Scripture for the Week: John 18:28-40 Psalm for the Day, September 15: Psalm 108

CALENDAR-AT-A-GLANCE
9/14 9/15 9/18 9/19 9/29 10/5

. The Joseph Company . New Member Sunday . MYC . Celebrate Recovery . Circle of Friends Luncheon . Baby Dedication . Octoberfest 2013

.FAMILY MATTERS
Congratulations

~Mercedes Sadie Waker and Devon Harrison, who were married on Saturday, September 7. ~Serenity and Justin Yates, on the birth of their son, Quaid Alistair Yates, on Thursday, September 5. Proud grandparents are Kevin and Heather Yates. ~Erik and Lesley Borger, on the birth of their daughter, Emersyn Lila, on September 1. Proud grandparent is Linda Borger. ~Adam and Sarah Kovac, on the birth of their daughter, Taylor Mae, on September 1. Proud grandparents are Perry and Portia Taylor. ~Wil and Kara Yarbrough, on the birth of their son, Aiden, on August 29. Proud grandparents are Linda and Randy Atkins.

Remember in Prayer

~Artie & Nancy Lucas, Doug & Pam Taylor, and LuAnn Jasper, in the death of their mother, Rose Lucas, on Monday, September 9.

.OPPORTUNITIES TO SERVE
Project 58

This week your donations assisted a single mom with a water bill payment and helped a young man buy groceries.

.EVENTS .

Octoberfest 2013

Saturday, October 5, 6 -9 PM

Octoberfest is Word of Lifes annual fall festival. This year well feature a giant corn maze and tons of tasty food, like hot dogs, brats, popcorn, cider, and funnel cakes. Well also have hayrides, plenty of games for kids, great live music, and much more. This will be an evening of fun for everyone. Be sure to bring your lawn chairs, and invite friends, coworkers, and perfect strangers!

Baby Dedication Sunday


Sunday, September 29
If youd like to have your baby dedicated, sign up in the foyer, online at WOLC.com or call the church office to designate which service you are attending.

O God, because without you we are not able to please you, mercifully grant that your Holy Spirit may in all things direct and rule our hearts; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, now and for ever. Amen

EVENTS .

New Member Sunday

THIS Sunday, September 15

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We encourage you to get connected by membership to Word of Life Church, and to what Jesus is doing right here in our community of faith. Its easy to become a church member. You can join Word of Life after either service on September 15 in a reception with Pastor Brian and the pastoral staff. To sign up, check out the foyer table on Friday night or the Word of Life mobile app.

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Israel Pilgrimage 2013 Baptism

There is still time to register! For more information, visit the Welcome Center or israel.wolc.com.

Love & Respect in Marriage

In our current session of small groups, were offering this great new group! Youll discover the power of unconditional love, unconditional respect, and how husbands and wives can reap the benefits of marriage that God intended. Begins this Sunday, September 15 in the MYC. For more information or to register, check out the small groups foyer table today. Men's Fraternity is a challenging spiritual journey for men that will begin with an amazing BBQ kickoff this Sunday, September 15. We'll meet on Sunday evenings from 6 - 8:30 PM, running through December 8. For more information or to register, check out the Small Groups foyer table.

Every prospective Christ-follower should be baptized. Baptism is the public declaration of each believers identification with Jesus and with his church. If youve not been baptized yet, Sunday, October 13 will be a great opportunity to go for it! We will be baptizing in both services. Its easy to register for baptism -visit the foyer table, fill out a Connect Card and drop it in the offering, sign up online at WOLC.COM, or call the church office.

Sunday, October 13

The Joseph Company

THIS Saturday, September 14 9 AM in the MYC

Mens Fraternity

MYC: Equinox

The Joseph Company is our monthly leadership development session to equip women and men who are passionate about being effective for the Kingdom of Jesus every day of the week. This months meeting will feature a great DVD based presentation, The Power of Vulnerability, from Brene Brown. Shes a best-selling author and research professor at the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work. We will have small group discussion time, as well as a seriously good free home-cooked breakfast.

Circle of Friends

Sunday, September 22 at 6 PM

All 7th-12th grade students are welcome to join us for worship, food, and fun as we enter the fall season at MYC! There is a surprise element that will make this night unforgettable!!

Circle of Friends happenings for those over 50! The "friends" will have lunch together followed by a roaring game of bingo and PRIZES. Bring your own lunch and gag bingo gift. Thursday, September 19, 11:30 AM in the Life Center. Contact the church office for more information. Help us spread the word!

SERVICE TIMES
Sunday Mornings at 9 & 11 Friday Nights at 7 in the MYC Wednesday Prayer & Communion at noon in The Upper Room Communion is served every Sunday. The next Baptism is October 13. The next New Member Sunday is September 15.

OFFICE HOURS
Tuesday-Friday, 9 AM-4 PM 3902 NE Riverside Road St. Joseph, MO 64505 816.233.6367

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