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Announcements for February 3, 2019


Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, February 3rd. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!



SILENT AUCTION & POTLUCK ~ This fun annual event is being held this morning in the Parish Hall. Bidding will begin at 11:30 a.m., following Scripture Study, and will conclude at 12:45 pm. Please bring a side dish to share for the potluck.

FRIDAY NIGHT SHOES ~ We will be meet on Friday, 2/8, at Engrained Brewery & Restaurant at 6 pm. A sign-up sheet is now available on the bulletin board.

ADULT INSTRUCTION CLASS ~ A class on the basic teachings of Christianity is to be offered. This is a great opportunity for inviting someone curious about the Faith to come, ask questions, and learn. We’ll cover the instruction needed to be a communicant at Good Shepherd’s altar. Current members are encouraged to attend as well. We’ll meet Saturdays, 9-10 a.m., from February 9 through April 6. A sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board in the narthex. If you’d like Pastor Schuermann to send an invitation to someone, let him know!

CAMP CILCA JOBS ~ Camp CILCA is looking to hire several part time cooks for the summer program, outdoor education, and weekend retreats. Hours vary depending on the season. Applicants should have or be able to obtain an Illinois Food Manager’s License. Anyone interested in more information can call the camp office at 217-487-7497 or email at camp@cilca.org.

YOUTH GROUP FUNDRAISERS ~ The Antonio’s Pizza fundraiser is back! Purchase delicious pizza from the youth from 2/10-2/24 in the narthex. Youth will make the pizzas on 3/2. The youth will also sponsor a Trivia Night fundraiser on 2/22 beginning at 7 p.m. A sign-up sheet with more information is posted on the bulletin board. Please invite your family and friends to this fun evening!

LOVE BOXES ~ Food and snack donations for Friends in Faith love boxes may be placed on the back kitchen counter by Sunday, 2/10. Monetary donations may be given to Joan Dannewitz.

LENTEN SUPPERS ~ The sign-up sheet is available on the bulletin board in the Narthex. Any group or individual is welcome to sign up to serve one of the Lenten suppers which are served before each midweek service during the season of Lent.

CELEBRATE LIFE DINNER ~ All are welcome to attend a special dinner to benefit Lutherans for Life put on by the youth of Good Shepherd on 2/9 at 6 p.m. Dinner includes salad, mostaccioli, garlic bread, and dessert. Sign-up today! Youth, please sign-up on the bulletin board if you can help. 

YOU CAN TEACH LAYPEOPLE THEOLOGY ~ 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: The Epiphany Hymn “I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light,” The Book of Micah, The Patriarch Jacob, Jesus Calls the First Disciples and more.  You can listen live or on-demand at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.