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Director of Outreach: Anne Swetich  Office: 281-367-7016, ext. 108 aswetich@lordoflifeonline.org 

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Adopt-a-Family / Adopt-a-Senior
Christmas Gifts given to needy families and Seniors in the community. Click here to sign up
 
Give a second life to your clean, gently-used clothing, housewares, toys, furniture and appliances by donating them to local charitable organizations. Items should be in good, usable condition.
 
“Second Offering”: First Sunday of each month at all services. The proceeds from this offering will be earmarked for Montgomery County Food Bank Back Pack Buddy Program
 
Homeless Ministry – Lunches made and toiletries given to the Salvation Army.  Meets the 4th Tuesday of every month at 1pm in the kitchen. Your sample-size toiletries help clients regain and maintain dignity, and are a necessity for those who, in finding their way to an independent and productive life, are employed or are seeking employment. Your gifts bring added relief from the struggles and social indignities that many who come to the Salvation Army must struggle with on a daily basis. 
 
Hope’s Path
We are pleased to announce a new collaboration with Hope’s Path,
  helping young adults who age out of foster care transition into successful, independent living. Stay tuned for more information!
 
Angel Reach
Transitional Living Program for young people who have aged out of foster care and Kinship Care to assist kinship placement families with their day-to-day living needs. 
 
Knitting and Crochet
Every Saturday at 9:30 in the library upstairs. Hats and blankets for preemie babies, baptismal blankets, prayer shawls and knitted hats for vulnerable seafarers. Judy Frappier cell 936-443-0678 or judyannefrappier@gmail.com. Join Facebook group LOL Stitches of Love
 

Buddy Backpacks - The Buddy Backpack Program provides food insecure children with nutritional food for the weekends and holidays. You can help in one of two ways: Either you can donate money during our “Second Offering” on the first Sunday of the month, or you can donate items for the backpacks. Some of the items needed are non-perishable, shelf-stable, single-serving boxes of cereal, milk and juice, tuna packs, pop-top cans of Vienna sausages, Ramen soups, fruit cups, pudding cups, granola bars, individual boxes of raisins, peanut butter or cheese crackers and any other nutritious, kid-friendly light-weight food items.

Hug-a-Bears
Sew and stuff ‘Bears’ for Hermann Memorial Hospital and The Community Clinic. Don’t have basic sewing skills? You can still buy fabric and cut patterns. Meeting the 4th Thursday at 9:30 am. Contact  Annette Haut 281-296-6563 annettehaut@gmail.com
 
Prayers & Squares
2nd Tuesday of every month at 9:30am in the Library. Make a quilt and pray for those in need. To request a quilt or to volunteer your skills, contact Francine Atkinson, 281-367-4518  frangram41@hotmail.com
 
Meals-on-Wheels - Delivers meals to the homebound in the area.  Friendship Center provides the food. Click here for a testimonial from Debbie, an LOL volunteer at Meals-on-Wheels
 
Care and Share Ministry is in need of a few cooks! We need frozen casseroles or entrees in the freezer for our members in need and families in our community. Click here if you can help.
 
Eve’s Angels:
Send cards anonymously to people suffering from cancer, hard times or just someone who needs to know they matter in this world. Know someone who is fighting cancer, battling hard times or just needs a pick me up??? Please email their name and mailing address to: evesangelsministry@gmail.com
 
Hospital Visitation Ministry: 
Visit members who have been hospitalized.  Contact Jeannie Lawson 281-367-1287  nickelwoman@aol.com
 
Food Pantry Sunday
1st Sunday of every month.
See our weekly Happenings or Lifeline for a list of items to bring and place on the altar. Our non-perishable food items go to the Montgomery County Food Bank and Interfaith of The Woodlands.
 
2nd Offering:  The 1st Sunday of every month. The proceeds  will be go to buy food for the Montgomery County Food Bank
 Back Pack Buddies for food-insufficient kids in our area. LOL Youth currently sponsor, fill and deliver at least 20 backpacks. Last month over $900 was raised.
 

Lutheran Social Services (Now UPBRING) Foster Care – We host various events throughout the year to benefit children in foster care with UPBRING (formerly Lutheran Social Services) Contact Anne Swetich  281-367-7016   ext. 108  aswetich@lolonline.org

Souper Bowl of Caring - A one day national effort to help end world hunger at the local level.  This is held annually on the NFL’s Super Bowl Sunday. This year’s Tailgate party raised over $1500 for Montgomery County Food-Deficient families.

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Gebert Mission Outreach Golf Tournament

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Global

“Hands of Faith” Fair Trade Mission - Sale of Fair Trade coffee, chocolate and handicrafts which helps poor farmers across the world. Rm 10 at Lord of Life. Sunday morning from 9 am until 11:30 am. Visit the website HERE
 
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Annual visits to our sister congregation in Lima, Peru

 

 

 

 

RuthAnn’s Remnants
Make quilts to send around the world for Lutheran World Relief. 2nd and 3rd Thurdays at 9:30am to 11am in Room 25 upstairs at Lord of Life.
For more information about RuthAnn’s Remnants, contact Shirley Hurst 936-273-5307  sjhurst@consolidated.net
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Lutheran World Relief - Supporting LWR by providing SchoolHealth & Fabric Kits which provides care/comfort to impoverished people far away. Visit our webpage for a list of items needed.
 
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Global Barnyard
Purchase animals to give to families to provide nutrition and income. Gifts That Make A Difference
 
 
Seafarers Ministry – Christmas gifts for foreign seafarers in Houston ports For more information, CLICK HERE:  
 
used eye glassesVision Care Project – Collection of eye glasses for needy individuals in Peru.
 
 
 
ELCA Malaria Campaign expands to two more countries
With the addition of Namibia and Burundi, the ELCA Malaria Campaign now supports Lutheran companion churches and organizations in 13 countries in Africa to provide community-based malaria programs. Read “Expanding to 13 countries“.
 
A global need for health care workers
Lutheran Global Health Volunteers, a program of the ELCA, seeks active or retired health care personnel for short-term volunteer service with Lutheran partner health ministries in Liberia, Tanzania, and India. For more information, please contact Ruth Reko, 800.638.3522 ext. 2655.

Seventeen members of Lord of Life visited our sister congregation, Filadelfia, in Lima, Peru in June 2014. Our mission: to assist with Vacation Bible School, support bible studies and help build a library. You can view the pictures below.