Divine Services
9:00 a.m. Sunday
10:30 a.m. Sunday School &
Adult Bible Class

Announcements for September 1, 2019


Here is the Blue Sheet home devotional for the week of Sunday, September 1st. 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 others! Sign-up on the bulletin board today!

SANCTUARY CHOIR & BAND ~ Help with the music of the Divine Service! Be a part of the Sanctuary Choir or Sanctuary Band. Rehearsals begin soon:
– Choir (Wed. 5:45–6:45): Sep 11, 18, and 25
– Band (Sun. 6:00-6:30): Sep 22 and 29
Speak with or contact Susan Lutz for more information.

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. We’ll meet on Sunday evenings from September 29th until early December. This class will cover the six chief parts of the Christian Faith, and serves to prepare adults for communion at Good Shepherd. Interested? Want to invite someone? Speak with Pastor Schuermann.

CAMP CILCA CHICKEN FRY ~ Hungry? Try the best fried chicken around! The Camp CILCA Chicken Fry and Auction is today from 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The live auction starts at 1 p.m. sharp. The Trading Post and beach will be open too. Have a great meal, checkout the auction items, and see what is coming up next at CILCA. See you there!

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 ~ Friday, 9/13 at Fairlane Diner in Sherman at 6 pm. A sign-up sheet is in the narthex.

THE ENEMIES OF CHRIST AND HIS WORD ~ 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 feature a series on The Devil, The World, and The Sinful Nature. The guest will be LCMS Worship Director Rev. William Weedon. You can listen live or at your convenience at www.issuesetc.org and on the LPR mobile app.