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Announcements for August 18, 2019


Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, August 18th. 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 this evening 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.

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!

GAME NIGHT ~ All are welcome to come enjoy dinner and an evening of games together on Friday, 9/6 beginning at 6 p.m. Pizza and drinks will be provided; please bring a side or dessert to share. You may bring your favorite board game or card game to play or join in on a game with another family. Sign-up today!

CAMP CILCA CHICKEN FRY ~ What are your plans for Labor Day Weekend? Check out the Camp CILCA Chicken Fry and Auction on Sunday, September 1. Dinner is served from 11:30-2:30. The live auction begins at 1 pm. Visit cilca.org/auction-items.html to see some of the great items up for bid. Rent a cabin, CGC room, tent or camper spot and stay for the whole weekend of swimming, games and devotions. Call 487-7497 or email camp@cilca.org to reserve your spot or get more information.

CHURCH POTLUCK ~ Today 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.

DEFENDING THE FAITH, TEACHING THE TRUTH ~ 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: Stephen Hawking’s Final Book “Brief Answers to Big Questions,” Not Peace But Division, The Parable of the Dishonest Manager, The Spirit’s Ministry of Love and more. You can listen live or on-demand at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.