Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, March 24th. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!
THIS WEEK AT GOOD SHEPHERD
LENTEN MIDWEEK SERVICES ~ Each Wednesday in Lent we gather together to devote ourselves to the Word, prayer, and the Sacrament of the Altar. This year we are reading through 1 Peter, one chapter per week. Last Wednesday we read and Pastor preached on 1 Peter 2. This week we will hear 1 Peter 3. Please come! Service is at 7 p.m., with a meal served beforehand at 5:45 p.m.
SPECIAL VOTERS’ MEETING ~ A special Voters’ Meeting will be held on Sunday, April 7th, in the Parish Hall following Divine Service. The item of business for this meeting is to seek congregational advisement on several facilities maintenance projects that have come to light in the course of the building addition.
EASTER FLOWERS ~ Included in the bulletin this morning is a form to order flowers to help decorate the Sanctuary for Easter. We kindly ask to have orders in by 4/3.
HOLY WEEK SERVICES ~ Services will be offered each night during Holy Week, 4/15–4/20. Services are each night at 7 p.m. Plan to come and devote yourself to the Word each night during this week when our Lord was in Jerusalem to die for us. Please put it on your calendars.
EASTER BREAKFAST ~ A sign-up sheet is posted on the youth bulletin board for food donations and youth and parent help during the breakfast. Breakfast will be served for all from 8-9 a.m.!
STIER SCHOLARSHIP ~ Applications for the Isaac David Stier Memorial Scholarship are now available from the church office. The scholarship is open to any member of Good Shepherd who will be furthering their education next fall. Deadline for completed applications is 4/15.
MARCH YOUTH EVENT ~ All Jr. High and High School youth are invited to go to Edison’s Entertainment in Edwardsville on 3/30 for lunch, laser tag, bowling, and arcade games. Meet at church at 10:30 a.m.; we should return around 5:30 p.m. The cost for the event is $20 and includes lunch and the all-access pass. Families of students and friends are also encouraged to attend. Please sign-up for this event by 3/24.
GAME NIGHT ~ All are welcome to attend our next game night on 4/5 at 6:00 p.m. Pizza and drinks will be provided; please sign-up and bring a side or dessert to share. Bring your favorite game from home or join with others to play a new game!
DECLARING TO YOU THE WHOLE COUNSEL OF GOD ~ 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 Book of Zephaniah, Jesus Is Rejected at Nazareth, The Sacrament of Holy Baptism, Coveting and more. You can listen live or at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.