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Announcements for November 11, 2018

WEEKLY DEVOTIONS

Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, November 11th. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!

THIS WEEK AT GOOD SHEPHERD

ANNOUNCEMENTS

INFORMATIONAL VOTERS’ MEETING ~ Tonight at 6:30 pm. At this meeting the 2019 budget will be presented for discussion.

NOVEMBER VOTERS’ MEETING ~ Sunday, 11/18, at 6:30 p.m. Amongst business to be conducted is the adoption of a budget for 2019, congregation nominations for LCMS President and Vice-Presidents, and other LCMS business.

MID-MONTH MEAL ~We don’t need to wait for a special occasion to feast together, so let’s start gathering in the parish hall after Sunday School the 3rd Sunday of every month for a potluck. If every family brings one entrée along with a side or dessert, we’ll always have plenty to eat no matter who can come. No need to RSVP every month. Just bring your food, your family, and a healthy appetite the 3rd Sunday of every month, and let’s break bread together. November 18th will be our inaugural Mid-Month Meal, so mark your calendars! Questions? Talk to Katie Schuermann.

SPECIAL ICE MAKER OFFERING ~ The cost is estimated at $2,000. We currently have received $1435.00, leaving $565.00 to go.

JR. HIGH MINI LOCK-IN ~ All Jr. High students are encouraged to get together for an evening of fun on 11/16 from 6:30-11:00 p.m.! Tons of games are planned, as well as dinner and a devotion. Sign-up by 11/15 and invite a friend!

NOVEMBER YOUTH NIGHT ~ Our next Saturday Youth Night is on 11/17 from 6-8 p.m. for all Jr. High and High School youth. Join us for dinner, a devotion, a service project, and games. Sign-up by 11/17 at noon.

GAME NIGHT & WHITE ELEPHANT GIFT EXCHANGE ~ Bring your favorite board game and join us for our next game night on 12/8 at 5 p.m. Pizza will be served for dinner, please bring a side or dessert to share. We’ll also have a white elephant gift exchange- see the sign-up sheet for more info!

ADVENT RECEPTION ~Pastor & Katie Schuermann would like to say “Blessed Advent” to all of you by providing the refreshments in the fellowship hall on Sunday, 12/2. Homemade gingerbread, cookies, scones, and goodies will abound, so please plan on joining us after the service for a cup of Advent Cheer!

FRIDAY NIGHT SHOES ~ Friday, 11/16, 6 pm at Dew Chili Parlor on North Grand. We hope you can come, eat some delicious food, and enjoy one another’s company. Sign up on the bulletin board. 

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. You can see the landscaping in person, as it is now installed!. 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.

YOU CAN TEACH LAYPEOPLE THEOLOGY ~ 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: An Introduction to the Koran, Hallowed Be Thy Name, Worship in the Tabernacle, The Abomination of Desolation and more.  You can listen on-demand at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.