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Announcements for May 19, 2019


Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, May 19th. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!



MAY REGULAR VOTERS’ MEETING ~ The regular May Voters’ Meeting will be held tonight, Sunday, May 19th, at 6:30 p.m. Amongst the business will be an update and recommendation regarding the church sign repairs, following the direction of the special Voters’ Meeting held in early April.

SUNDAY NIGHT BOOK CLUB ~ It’s almost time to read and discuss a book together over the summer. This year we’ll be readingLiturgy of the Ordinary by Tish Harrison Warren. There is a sheet on the bulletin board for ordering a book, as well as a slip in your mailbox.

SAVED THROUGH WATER VBS ~ Set sail for a fun Vacation Bible School on June 23-27 from 6:00-8:00 p.m.

  • Registration is open! All children age 3 through those entering 6thgrade in the fall are encouraged to attend VBS. Please fill out a registration form from the Parish Hall and return it to Betsy, or register online at gsslcms.org/vbs.
  • Volunteers are needed! Check out the VBS display in the Parish Hall for more information on how you can help and to fill out a volunteer form. Please turn in volunteer forms by June 1 so that we can place our t-shirt order. VBS work nights will be 5/23, 6/6, and 6/20 at 7 p.m.

CILCA HOG ROAST ~ Camp CILCA’s annual Hog Roast is coming up Sunday, May 26. Dinner is served from 11:30-2:30. The Trading Post, beach, and new cabins will be open. A Jazz concert will be held from 1:30-3:00. Information will also be given about the camp’s ongoing capital campaign. Come for the day, or stay the whole weekend for camping, games, and devotions. See you there!

ASCENSION DIVINE SERVICE ~ Mark your calendars now! Ascension Day is coming on Thursday, May 30th. Divine Service is offered at 7 p.m., and a meal will be offered beforehand at 6 p.m. This is one of the chief Festivals of our Lord Jesus Christ. Please come!

PETER PAN ~ Come out for a night at the Muni to enjoy Peter Pan featuring Roman Zemaitis on 6/7. Contact Betsy Lash at betsylash@gsslcms.org for more information on getting tickets for the show.

MAY SUNDAY SCHOOL OFFERINGS ~ Our May Sunday School Offerings project will support Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry. The Comfort Dogs are working animals, trained to interact with people of all ages and circumstances who are suffering and in need. Look for a special visit from Dinah Comfort Dog during Sunday School today!

SANCTIFYING YOUR EXERCISE ROUTINE WITH THE WORD 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 subjects include: Religious Liberty, The Book of Malachi, Jesus Walks on Water, The Historic Liturgy & the Apostles’ Creed and more. You can listen live or at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.