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Announcements for May 27, 2018


Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, May 27th. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!


LIFTED UP VBS ~ Join us June 24-28 from 6-8 p.m. Children ages 3 through those entering 6th grade are encouraged to takeoff on this awesome adventure where we will learn about five Bible stories focusing on some of the “lifting up” in Scripture. Register online at gsslcms.org/vbs/ or pick up a form in the Parish Hall. Volunteers are also needed: speak to Betsy or find a form in the Parish Hall. The t-shirt order deadline is 6/6. We will have a volunteer training meeting on 6/14 at 7 p.m.

VBS WORK NIGHTS AND DONATIONS ~ There is much to prepare before our Lifted Up VBS begins on June 24. Work nights will continue each Thursday at 7 p.m. until all the projects are completed. A donations list of items we would like to borrow or need is posted. If you would like to make a monetary donation to help cover snack expenses, you may give that to Betsy.

JUNE YOUTH EVENTS ~ We will have our annual parent and youth meeting on 6/3 at 11:30 a.m. Our June Saturday Youth Night will be on 6/16 from 6-8 p.m. Come for dinner, a devotion, and games!

CAMP CILCA HOG ROAST is TODAY! ~ A pulled pork dinner is served from 11:30-2:30. Adults are $8, children 4-12 are $5, ages 3 and under are free. The beach will be open from 1-4 pm.

CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR THE CONFESSIONAL LUTHERAN ~ Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show and podcast produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL and hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken. This week’s topics include: The Movie ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story,’ The Visitation, Jesus Welcomes Little Children, The Marriage of Priests, Deaf Ministry and more. You can listen live or on-demand at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.

LCMS MINISTRY TO THE ARMED FORCES ~ We’re highlighting the work that the LCMS does in supporting Chaplains and Lutherans in our Armed Forces. Check your mailbox for an info sheet.

SPECIAL STOVE OFFERING ~ As of Thursday, May 10th, the new kitchen stove has been paid for! Thanks be to God! “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” (1 Thessalonians 5:18)

CHURCH DIRECTORY INTEREST SIGN-UP ~ It’s time to do an update for our church pictorial directory. We need to gauge interest in having pictures taken/retaken. There’s an interest sign-up sheet on the bulletin board. Please sign up by Sunday, June 17th so we can schedule if there’s enough interest.

EVENING DIVINE SERVICE SURVEY ~ The Board of Elders has mailed out a survey to the entire congregation. The survey is studying the need in the congregation for either a Sunday or Saturday evening service. We’d like to hear from as many households of the congregation as possible! Please return your household surveys by Sunday, June 3rd.

GAME NIGHT ~ All are invited to participate at the next game night on 6/1 at 6 p.m. Pizza will be provided; please sign-up and bring a side or dessert to share.

LUTHERAN HIGH GARAGE SALE ~ Friday 6/1 early bird 3-4 pm with $5 donation, 4-7 pm with free admission & Saturday 6/2 8-noon.

THANK YOU ~ I would like to thank everyone for their prayers recently and to say I am feeling much better now.  –Danny Hinds