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Its great to have you with us 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

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Scripture for the Week: John 13:1-20 Psalm for the Day, May 5: Psalm 125

May 3 & 5, 2013

Sixth Sunday of Easter

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Remember in Prayer
~Josh and Joni Berry, in the passing of her brother, Alex M. Perez, on March 28. ~Greg Bozarth, in the passing of his mother, Shirley Bozarth, on April 5. ~Hays and Cattan families, in the death of Tommy E. Rickel, on April 13. ~The Family of William "Bill" Roberton, in his passing on April 24.

Project 58
This week we assisted the financially strapped mother of a WOLC member with a bus ticket to visit her dying sister. Project 58 is a church wide initiative based on Isaiah 58: "Is this not the fast that I have chosen... Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and that you bring to your house the poor that are cast out... We invite you to fast lunch on Fridays and bring the money you would have spent on lunch to the church where it will be used to help those in need in our community.

Word of Life Kids iServe 2013

May 28-30
iServe is for children completing 4th - 6th grade. Join us May 28-30, for 3 days of serving the St. Joseph community through various work and mission projects. iServe will be capped off with a trip to Worlds of Fun. Information and registration forms are available at the WOLK check-in desk in the foyer. Registration due by Sunday, May 12.

New Member Sunday
May 19, 2013
We encourage you to connect to Word of Life by membership! You can join Word of Life on Sunday, May 19, during either service. After the service, the pastors will meet you in The Life Center for a reception. For more information, call the church office or visit the Discover Word of Life Church corner in Solomon's Porch after a Sunday morning service.


Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with you, in the unity of the Holy Spirit, one God, forever and ever. Amen.

for the week

connect ~ grow ~ serve

MYC Echo: Rise Up Benefit Show
THIS Sunday, May 5th @ 6 PM All Ages. Admission: 2 cans of food.
Join the fight against hunger and rock out to local christian rock music! Bands include: Break the Fall, Scarlet Wounds, and Hello Daybreak. For more information call Jacob Taylor at the church office.

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Graduation Recognition Sunday

THIS Sunday, May 5
If youre graduating this school year, please sign up in the Foyer or online at We'll recognize our graduates in both services this weekend. Sign up in the foyer on Friday night.

Baby Dedication & Mothers Day

Sunday, May 12
If youd like to have your baby dedicated, sign up in the foyer, online at, or call the church office and designate which service youll be attending. Pastor Brian will dedicate babies during both services. Hey, Dads-dont forgetMay 12 is Mothers Day. You cant say we didnt remind you!

VBS 2013
Mark your calendars for this year's Vacation Bible School, GOD IN ACTION. VBS is for children ages 4 through 12. Well kick off on Sunday night, June 9, with a special FAMILY FUN EVENT from 6-8:15 PM. That evening parents are invited to stay for the entire first night of VBS! Registration will begin May 3.

June 9-13

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 July 14. The next New Member Sunday is May 19.

Word of Life Church

. Graduation Recognition Sunday . MYC Echo: Rise Up Bene t Show . Circle of Friends 5/9 . Baby Dedication 5/12 . Circle of Friends 5/16 . New Member Sunday 5/19 5/28-30 . WOLK iServe 2013


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Middle School Summer Camp

August 5-8
If you are an upcoming 6th grader, a graduating 8th grader, or in any of the grades in between, join us for an unforgettable camp at Youthfront West. Activities include: water sliding, swimming, blobbing, paintball, ATVs, a ropes course with zip-line, prayer and worship, games, and more! Registration is only $229. Visit to register, or call the church office for more information.

High School Summer Camp

June 25-30
MYC is taking a trip to the Colorado Rockies this year-for High School Students only. All upcoming freshman through graduating seniors are welcome to join us for white water rafting, hiking, hanging at the lodge with friends, and services at Desperation Youth Conference! Registration is just $375, but if you show up to all the MYC services in MAY and JUNE, you will receive a $75 discount!

Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends is a group for those over 50. Join us, May 9, for breakfast at Perkins at 9 AM. As always, the fun and friendship are free; all you pay for is food! Then, May 16, meet us for lunch at 11:30 AM at The Gothic House (720 S. 10th St, St Joseph, MO). $15 covers your entre, soup or dessert, and a tip. Please pre-pay at the table in the foyer by May 12. Contact the church offices for more information.

THIS Thursday, May 9 @ 9AM Thursday, May 16 @ 11:30 AM

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