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Announcements for August 25, 2019


Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, August 25th. Please download and use in your household to sanctify your home with the Word and prayer this week!


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 on the bulletin board today!

YOUTH CATECHESIS ~ 7th-grade catechesis will begin on Sunday, September 22nd. Pastor Schuermann will be visiting all the 5th- and 6th-grade families in the next couple weeks to talk about youth catechesis and some changes being put in place over the next year. Pastor will also be visiting the 7th-grade families over the next couple weeks in preparation for instruction continuing.

ADULT CATECHESIS ~ An adult instruction class will begin in late September and run through the fall. This class will cover the six chief parts of the Christian Faith, and serves to prepare adults for communion and membership at Good Shepherd. Interested? Want to invite someone? Speak with or contact Pastor Schuermann.

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.

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!

EXPERT GUESTS, EXPANSIVE TOPICS, EXTOLLING CHRIST ~ 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 Netflix Docuseries “The Family,” Decision Theology, Late 4th Century/Early 5th Century Bishop Augustine of Hippo, The Martyrdom of John the Baptist and more. You can listen live or on-demand at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.