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Announcements for August 11, 2019


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



AUGUST VOTERS’ MEETING ~ The regular August Voters’ Meeting will be held on Sunday, August 18th at 6:30 p.m. In addition to regular business, the Board of Elders will bring for adoption a proposed change of status and duties for the Director of Christian Education position. Pastor Schuermann will have a brief report of the business of the 2019 LCMS Convention, as well as some other information related to the change in DCE duties and coverage of the work of the Gospel here at Good Shepherd.

YOUTH GROUP ACTIVITIES ~ See the sign-up sheet on the youth bulletin board for some small group youth activities in 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! Watch your texts/emails as we might try to sneak in one last pool party for both Jr. High and High School youth before baby Lash is born!

ST. PAUL’S MISSIONARY JOURNEYS PRESENTATION ~ Rev. Dr. Ken Schurb will present on Saturday, 9/7, from 9am-3:30pm, at Camp CILCA. Registration is $10.00 which includes lunch. Please register by Sunday, September 1, 2019. Contact Deloris Blessman to register at 309-361-1461 or email delorisblessman@yahoo.com. Please read Acts 13-20 ahead of time, and bring your Bible!

FRIDAY NIGHT SHOES ~ We will be going to Lake Point Grill on Friday, August 16 at 6 p.m. A sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board.

CHURCH POTLUCK ~ Next week is this month’s Mid-Month Meal. Bring one entrée along with a side or dessert to share and enjoy fellowship with your family in Christ. We’ll feast together in the parish hall directly following Sunday school. Questions? Talk to Katie Schuermann.

CAMP CILCA CHICKEN FRY ~ The Chicken Fry & Auction will be held on 9/1. Dinner is served from 11:30-2:30. The live auction is at 1 p.m. Visit cilca.org/auction-items to see some of the great items up for bid. Call 487-7497 or email camp@cilca.orgto rent a cabin, a tent or camper spot or a CGC room for the weekend of swimming, games, and devotions.

ESSENTIAL EXERCISE FOR THE CHRISTIAN MIND ~ 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: Lessons to Learn from Western Europe’s Decline, Christ’s Second Coming & Judgement, Jesus Heals Jairus’ Daughter, God the Father and more. You can listen live or at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.