Confirmation Sunday 2018

Confirmation Class 2018

We celebrate the faith commitment of two of our MLLC youth.  Miles Tinker and Janette Weidemann affirmed their baptism on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at MLLC.  We are thankful for the commitment of the students, parents, congregation, and teachers involved in the Confirmation Class Ministry of MLLC.  We share this ministry with 4 other congregations:  Waldeck Lutheran Church, Bethlehem Lutheran Church – Round Top, St. Paul Lutheran – Shelby, and Greenvine Emmanuel Lutheran – Burton.  The pastoral leaders of each congregation are the teachers.  The classes in the group have been held at MLLC for many years now.  In recent years the classes have been held in the new Mission & Ministry Building of MLLC.

 

 

Confirmation Class

Miles Clark Tinker

Born: March 18, 2004 in Plymouth, Indiana

Baptized: April 10, 2004 at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church,
North Liberty, Indiana

Parents: David & Jennifer Tinker

Sponsors (Godparents): Gordon & Elaine Tinker, Sharol & Dale Herr, George Clark, and Eric Clark

Bible Verse: John 1:1 – In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

Janette Allene Weidemann

Born: November 25, 2003 in Austin, Texas

Baptized: March 21, 2004 at Palm Valley Lutheran Church,
Round Rock, Texas

Parents: Cindy Weidemann
Jonathan & Melissa Weidemann

Sponsors (Godparents): Jeffrey & Kristi Wunderlich, Jessica Weidemann, Joah & Heather Weidemann, Tracy & Thomas Ruether, and Keith & Danette Farris

Bible Verse: Matthew 5:8 – Blessed are the pure in heart, for they will see God.

 

 

 

Wilderness Escape – Day 3

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We continue to have a great week at Wilderness Escape VBS.  Day 3 – Wednesday included a presentation by Moses about how God helps us.  To illustrate this he told the story of how the Israelites battled the Amalekites (Exodus 17:8-16).  Aaron and Hur helped Moses keep his staff raised above his head during the battle. God’s help for us includes the help of other people in our lives.

 

Another special feature of Wilderness Escape VBS is the “Israelite Camp”.  This is housed in our fellowship hall.  The room is set up with tents and special vendors who help the students enter into the world of the ancient Israelites.  There are various shops where the children can engage with adults who help them get their food, do crafts, and learn about how various people struggled with their faith in the time of the Exodus.  In addition to the food there have been six shops:

Town Cleaner

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Rope Weaver

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Instrument Shop

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Sandal Stitcher

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Sand Artisan

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Weaver

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Wilderness Escape VBS uses a variety of learning experiences to help the children engage with the message of God’s goodness for us.

An engaging message

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Joyful and active singing

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and Small Group experiences

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We are very thankful for the joyful opportunity which these young people have during Vacation Bible School at MLLC.  We invite your continued prayers as we complete our week with Day 4 on Thursday, Day 5 on Friday, and our final program at worship on Sunday, June 27, at 9 a.m.

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