Ministries

kids

stephen ministers

vbs

immigrant ministry

senior high

nursery

bell choir

service

adult bible study

choir

baptism

sunday school

vietnamese worship

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ministry Catalog:  Click here to view

Acolytes

Children in grades 3-8 serve in worship services by lighting and extinguishing the candles as well as serving as crucifer during processionals.
Contact: Mary Anne Rall

Altar Guild
Volunteers serve for a one month period, arranging altar flowers weekly, filling liquid candles and changing paraments as needed (seasonal).
Contact: Mary Anne Rall

Community Outreach

  • Easter Egg Hunt: Yearly Easter Egg Hunt held at Lindenwood Park. Everyone in the congregation as well as the neighborhood is invited for an afternoon of hunting eggs, face painting and crafts.
  • Vacation Bible School: Bible School meets every evening for one week during the summer. Open to all preschoolers through 6th graders in the congregation and the neighborhood. Thematic Bible Study including crafts and snacks! 

English as Second Language Class
ESL class meets every Monday from 7-8 p.m. Free.
Contact: Belva Winters

Food Pantry
Timothy operates a small food pantry for members and neighbors. Open Thursdays from 9-10 a.m.
Contact: Church Office, 314-781-8673

Greeters
Volunteers greet people as they enter the church before worship services on Sunday morning, with special attention given to visitors.
Contact: Church Office, 314-781-8673

Immigrant and Refugee Ministries

  • Timothy cooperates with Christian Friends of New Americans and the Peace Center  in aiding newly arrived immigrants and refugees with obtaining housing, household goods, jobs, transportation, education, and the like.
    Contacts: Pastor Rall and Pastor Wilson, 314-781-8673
  • Vietnamese outreach. Worship service and Bible class held every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. in the Vietnamese Chapel.
    Contact: Pastor Minh Chau Vo

Lectors/Readers
Lectors are responsible for reading the Old Testament and Epistle readings during the worship service.  Lectors are usually assigned one service per month.
Contacts: Pastor Rall and Pastor Wilson, 314-781-8673

Lutheran Women in Mission
Open to all women. Supports mission projects inside and outside of the congregation. Meets the first Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room.
Contacts: Pat Diehl and Sue Thomas 

Medical Equipment
Provides medical equipment (walkers, wheel chairs, canes, etc.) to members of the congregation and the wider community at no cost.
Contact: Church Office, 314-781-8673

Men's Morning Fellowship
The Men's Morning Fellowship meets every Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. at St Louis Bread Co (6607 Chippewa St.).  It is sponsored by Timothy and Concordia Lutheran Churches.  The group is for all interested high school, working and retired men.  For more information contact Pastor Michael Zeigler.

Mother’s Day Out
Child development program with Christian emphasis. Open to all children in the congregation and community, ages two to five; operates Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Call for fees and enrollment information.  MDO Director - Kara Emerson
Contact:  Kara Emerson 

Music

  • Adult choir: Open to anyone, high school age and above. Rehearsals on Wednesday evening from 7-8:15 p.m. The Choir usually sings on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.
    Contact: Ted Wuerffel
  • Handbells: Open to anyone, grade 7 and above. Rehearsals on Wednesday evening from 6:15-7:00 p.m. No experience necessary. Rings on the first Sunday of each month during communion in the 8 a.m. service and before the 10:45 a.m. service.
    Contact: Holly Feldman
  • Maranatha (blended/contemporary) group: Sings on the third Sunday of each month. Practices on the two Thursdays preceding the third Sunday from 7-9 p.m. Open to all who love to sing and/or play an instrument.
    Contact: Mary Anne Rall

Nursery
The church nursery is staffed every Sunday from 9:15 a.m. - Noon. Parent volunteers are welcome.
Contact: Lauren Butz

Nursing Home Outreach
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend any nursing home events.
Contacts: Pastor Rall and Pastor Wilson, 314-781-8673

  • Sing-a-long on the fourth Monday of each month at Loving Care Home, 3715 Jamieson Avenue, from 6-6:30 p.m.
  • Services at Nursing Homes:
      Loving Care: every Sunday at 2 p.m.
      Lansdowne Manor: 4th Sunday at 2 p.m.
      Our Lady of Life: 2nd Thursday at 7 p.m.
      Provision Living: every Sunday at 1 p.m.
      Young in Spirit Adult Day Care: every Thursday at 11:15 a.m.

Senior Care

  • Lindenwood Area Senior Ministries: LASM is a partnership of five faith communities in the Lindenwood Park Neighborhood providing home and community based services to older adults.  Timothy is one of the partner churches and through this ministry our senior members have the opportunity to engage in social and educational programming, receive rides to doctors, get help with home repars and adaption and receive case management services.  Learn more by visiting lasministry.org or contaction the LASM Director.
    Contact:  Katie Weintraub
  • Tuesday Communion: Worship service on the 4th Tuesday of each month, open to everyone. Transportation provided to those who can’t attend church regularly. Service followed by fellowship in the Multi-Purpose Room.
    Contact: Church Office, 314-781-8673

Students/Youth

  • Confirmation: Study of Luther’s Small Catechism in preparing for Confirmation (7th and 8th graders). Meets on the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays from 3:30-5 p.m., September to April, in the Multi-Purpose Room.
    Contacts: Pastor Rall, DCE Mark Thompson, Pastor Wilson
  • Junior Youth Group: Open to 7th and 8th graders. Meets each Sunday in the Junior Youth Room from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Many opportunities for Bible study,  fellowship and service.
    Contact: DCE Mark Thompson
  • Senior Youth Group: Open to all high schoolers. Meets each Sunday in the Senior Youth Room from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Lots of opportunities for Bible study, fellowship and service.
    Contact:  Steve Meyer, Frank Kohn, DCE Mark Thompson
  • College Support Group: Sends care packages and devotional materials two or three times a year to college students studying away from home, in an attempt to keep the connection with Timothy, their home congregation.
    Contact: DCE Mark Thompson

Support and Caring

  • Depression Support Group: Meets the 1st Sunday of each month from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
    Contact: Diane Saleska
  • Stephen Ministry
    A confidential caring ministry for those who are going through troubled times.
    Contact: Nanette Dost

TASK (Tuition Assistance for School Kids)
Open to anyone who wants to work at concession stands at baseball, football, and hockey games, as well as other venues, to contribute to scholarships toward tuition or other Lutheran ministries.
Contact: Tiffany Wohlstadter

Technical Support Team
Operates power point and sound board during worship services. Training provided; no experience necessary. Volunteers usually serve once or twice a month.
Contact: Mary Anne Rall

Transportation
Drivers needed to provide transportation for those who have no way to attend worship services. Substitute drivers also needed to transport immigrants to school on weekdays.
Contact: Church Office, 314-781-8673

Ushers
Ushers are “on duty” during a service (about once a month) to distribute bulletins, give directions as necessary, facilitate communion distribution, and generally just be available to help with peoples’ needs.
Contact: Brian Rush

Volunteers
Volunteers are needed in many areas, both on a regular basis for administrative tasks and for particular projects.
Contact: Church Office, 314-781-8673