Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, June 24th. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!
INSTALLATION OF PASTORS BAHR AND THEILEN ~ The Installation of our Assistant Pastors, Rev. Bahr and Rev. Theilen, will take place during the Divine Service next Sunday, July 1st. Please plan to come and celebrate as the Lord sends out workers into His harvest fields!
LET’S READ JOHN’S GOSPEL TOGETHER ~ Continuing this week, Monday–Friday on the Devotions side of the Blue Sheet will be dedicated to reading through the Gospel of John. Let’s do this together! Please take time to read through this Gospel with everyone in your household throughout the week, and we’ll all end up reading it together! Read John 1-3 before this week’s reading to catch up.
YOUTH READING THROUGH JOHN ~ Come and join Pastor Schuermann and other High School Youth (just out of 8th grade through just-graduated Seniors) of the congregation on Wednesday evenings at 8 p.m. (This week, following VBS.) We continue with the end of John 3 into John 4 and 5 this week.
CHURCH DIRECTORY PHOTOS ~ There is definitely enough interest in getting photos taken for an updated church photo directory. Stay tuned for more information on a date and sign-up options.
CHURCH COOKOUT, JULY 7th ~ Join us at our next potluck and cookout for an evening of fun! Burgers and hotdogs will be provided. Please bring a side or dessert to share. We’ll get started around 5 p.m. Weather permitting, we will be outside, so please bring a lawn game to play if you have one. Sign-up today!
LIFTED UP VBS IS THIS WEEK! ~ Walk-ins are welcome, any day. VBS runs from 6-8 p.m. Sunday night to Thursday night. Please pray this week that many would hear the Word, believe, and be saved!
VBS ICE CREAM SOCIAL ~ Join us on Thursday evening for our closing celebration and ice cream social beginning at 7:45 p.m. Come hear what the children have learned and meet and greet the families that have joined us this week.
NO DIVINE SERVICE WEDNESDAY, 6/27 ~ Due to Vacation Bible School, there will be no mid-week Divine Service on Wednesday, June 27th.
NO DIVINE SERVICE ON WEDNESDAY, 7/4 ~ Due to the July 4th holiday, we anticipate little to no attendance at this Wednesday Divine Service. We will resume offering Divine Service again on Wednesday, July 11th.
THEATER IN THE PARK ~Our August first weekend event takes us to New Salem to see the musical “Oliver!” The show is on 8/3 at 8 p.m. In order to qualify for the group rate of $12/ticket, we will need to have at least 10 people in our group by 7/3. Sign-up today!
DAILY EXERCISE FOR THE CHRISTIAN MIND ~ Issues, Etc. is a radio talk show and podcast hosted by LCMS Pastor Todd Wilken and produced by Lutheran Public Radio in Collinsville, IL. This week’s topics include: Technology in the Home, The Movie “Incredibles 2,” Paul Baptizes the Philippian Jailer, The Nativity of John the Baptist and more. You can listen live or at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.