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Word of Life Church

Its great to have you at Word of Life this weekend! Our passion is to be an authentic expression of the kingdom of Jesus and our purpose is to help you discover and experience the God-centered life, as well as to be a place where you can connect, grow, and serve. Please feel at home, and may something new and wonderful happen in your life this weekend. -Pastor Brian & Peri Zahnd

January 25 & 27, 2013

Third Sunday After the Epiphany
Scripture for the Week: Luke 6:17-36 | Psalm for the Day, January 27: Psalm 27


. MYC 1/26 . Habitat for Humanity 1/29 . Winter Classes 1/30 . Pre-Marriage Group . Celebrate Recovery . Winter Classes 2/8-10 . Faith Life Weekend

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Project 58

This week your donations helped a local family with an electric bill payment. Well help put finishing touches on a St. Joseph family's new home. No construction experience needed. Church members and teams regularly volunteer at Second Harvest in a variety of ways. New opportunities are available now. Help prepare sack lunches at Word of Life, and then deliver them to the Open Door Food Kitchen. Contact Megan Taylor at the church office for more information about all of these great opportunities to serve.

Habitat for Humanity

Second Harvest Community Food Bank Sack Lunch Sunday

Camp Dry Gulch

If you are interested in sending your child, stop by the Word of Life Kids check-in desk for details. Space is limited. Registration ends February 24.

Registration Camp Dry Gulch is a 5 day summer camp experience for children 7-12 yrs old.

Adopt-a-Camper If you are interested in helping send a child to camp this summer, information about our Adopt-a-Camper program is available at the Word of Life Kids check-in desk. Don't miss this great opportunity to support the children of Word of Life Church.
Pastor Brian and Peri will be leading a pilgrimage tour of Israel on November 18-27. Brochures are available at the Welcome Center and online at

Israel Pilgrimage Trip

Give us grace, O Lord, to answer readily the call of our Savior Jesus Christ and proclaim to all people the Good News of his salvation, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory of his marvelous works; who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.





Faith Life Weekend From Generation to Generation

Friday, Saturday & Sunday | February 8, 9, 10

Be sure to mark your calendars! With five great teaching sessions around the theme of faith, family and the future of Christianity, well explore topics like raising Christian kids, keeping peace in the home, conflict resolution in family relationships, and more. We always enjoy plenty of time with friends and a free noon meal on Saturday. Friday Night 7PM Faith, Family, and the Future of Christianity Saturday Morning 10AM Keeping the Shalom in the Home Saturday Night 6PM Raising Christian Kids Sunday Morning 9 & 11 AM When Faith and Family Come Into Conflict Sunday Night 6PM The Jesus Movement Revisited

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Ash Wednesday
February 13
Mark your calendars for Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent and the Wednesday of the seventh week before Easter. We're offering three beautiful services of consecration, music, communion, and prayer at 7 AM, Noon, and 7 PM in the Upper Room.

Lost & Found

Cant find your samurai sword, your prize Stradivarius, or your stuffed puffer fish? Maybe you left it at church! Dont worry, you can check out lost and found at the church office on Tuesday thru Friday from 9 AM to 4 PM for your missing items.

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 April 21. The next New Member Sunday is May 19.

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Winter 2013 Classes

Check out these great classes meeting now through February 26. John's Apocalypse An overview of the Book of Revelation Teacher: Pastor Derek Vreeland Tuesdays, 6-7:30 PM in the MYC An interactive discussion of one of the most fascinating and misunderstood books in the Bible. Childcare is provided but you must pre-register your childcare needs at the Welcome Center. Learning Personality Profiles for Spiritual Formation Teacher: Peri Zahnd Choose between two time slots; Tuesdays from 6 to 7:30 PM or Wednesdays from 10 to 11:30 AM. Both sessions meet in The Life Center. Discover the uniqueness of yourself and others in this womens small group discussion-based study. If childcare is needed, you must pre-register at The Welcome Center. School of Prayer Teacher: Pastor Brian Zahnd Wednesdays, 7-7:45 AM in the Upper Room A 6 week course on cultivating a theologically sound prayer life. Register at the Welcome Center.

Pre-Marriage Group

THIS Tuesday, January 30 from 7-9 PM

Meets through February 12 in the downstairs conference room. Attendance is encouraged for those desiring to be married at our church. Register online or in the foyer. Childcare is provided. For more information, contact Pastor Adrian Jones.

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