Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, July 21st. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!
THIS WEEK AT GOOD SHEPHERD
PASTOR SCHUERMANN AT CONVENTION ~ Pastor will be out of town from Thursday, 7/18, through Thursday, 7/25, for the LCMS Convention in Tampa, FL. Please pray for safe travels and that God would be glorified in all that is done at the Convention. In case of an emergency please contact Pastor Sam Janssen at 217-416-7999, Pastor Theilen at 217-415-2311, or Pastor Bahr at 217-883-7137.
40 YEARS OF GOD’S BLESSINGS ~ Come on August 4th to Divine Service and then a special reception in the Parish Hall, celebrating 40 years since a group of Christians met here in Sherman seeking to plant a mission church. They did, and here Good Shepherd is today! Please bring some homemade cupcakes or cookies to share with the crowd. For information on the reception, speak with Paula Cunningham.
SLIDERS BASEBALL GAME ~ All are welcome to attend a Sliders game together on 8/2. There is a sign-up sheet posted, but everyone is responsible for purchasing their own tickets. The game starts at 6:35 p.m. Hope to see you there!
YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITIES ~ See the sign-up sheet on the youth bulletin board for some small group youth activities coming up in July and August. Various activities are planned such as service projects, lunch or treat outings, movies, etc. If you need help getting a ride, please speak with Betsy – she’ll be happy to help!
MID-MONTH MEAL ~ We’ll feast together today after the Sunday School hour at 11:30. Please join fellowship with your family in Christ. Bring one entrée along with a side or dessert to share.
SUNDAY NIGHT BOOK CLUB ~ We will meet again next Sunday, 7/28, at 7 p.m. This year we’re reading Liturgy of the Ordinaryby Tish Harrison Warren. We’ll discuss chapters 7 & 8.
EQUIPPING THE PRIESTHOOD OF ALL BELIEVERS ~ 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: Marriage Equality, The Spirituality of Presidential Candidate Marianne Williamson, The Resurrection & Ascension of Jesus, Psalm 82, Jesus Heals a Man Who Is Paralyzed and more. You can listen live or on-demand at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.