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Announcements for October 21, 2018


Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, October 21st. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!



FALL FESTIVAL ~ Join us on Sunday 10/28 for the annual Fall Festival! The fun includes: Trunk or Treat (4:30-5:30), followed by a bonfire and wiener roast, bounce house, hayrides, face painting, and more! Bring your lawn chairs and a dish to share for the potluck.

SPECIAL ICE MAKER OFFERING ~ There is a special envelope in your mailbox for the purpose of raising funds for an ice maker. The cost is estimated at $2,000 and we currently have received $1,250, leaving $750 to go.

FAMILY CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICE ~ The sign-up sheet is posted for age 3 through 7thgrade students to indicate their participation in the service on Dec. 24th  at 6 p.m.

PASSWORD ~ Come play the popular game show right here at Good Shepherd on 11/3! We will start with dinner at 5:30 and then mix and match teams for the game. All ages can play! Pizza and drinks will be provided; please sign-up and bring a side or dessert to share.

THANK YOUS ~ My family and I would like to thank the congregation for the special cake reception last Sunday. It was very thoughtful of you. Pastor Bahr

Friends, thank you for honoring me and my fellow pastors this past Sunday. It is a joy beyond measure to be here with you. Pastor Schuermann

Friends in Christ, thank you so much for your kindness in remembering my ordination anniversary last week. Your thoughtfulness and generosity mean a great deal.  Rev. Joshua Theilen 

LANDSCAPE PROJECT ~ One of the final steps of our building project is to landscape the new building addition and update landscaping along our existing building to match it. Renderings provided by Tripp Landscaping are on a table in the narthex, along with other information on the project. Will you please consider making a special financial gift to help pay to beautify the front of our Lord’s building here in Sherman? Envelopes are available on the table. 

HIGH SCHOOL SERVICE PROJECT ~ Meet at church at 4:00 on Saturday, 10/27, to finish preparations for the dinner we will serve at Contact Ministries’ emergency shelter. Please sign-up if you are able to help.

CILCA RUN 5K ~ Saturday 10/27 at 10 am. Sign up at www.cilca.org. Registration is $30 for those 12 and over. Runners under 12 are free. The race is followed by a vendor fair, live music, games, food trucks, and more at the CILCA Homecoming from 11-2.

BOOK SIGNING ~ We will host a meet-and-greet with authors of Emmanuel Press’s latest release, He Restores My Soul, on Thursday, November 1, at 6:30 PM. The event is open to the public and includes a cookie reception, a presentation made by the authors on the writing process, and a book signing. Copies of He Restores My Soul will be available for purchasing.

WHERE DOCTRINE IS LIFE ~ 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 teachings include: College Campus Diversity, The Person & Work of Jesus Christ, The Flesh & Spirit in the Epistles, Dorcas, Lydia and Phoebe.  You can listen at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.