Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Carthage, Missouri

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Announcements — November 12, 2017

† IN OUR PRAYERS  Virginia S., suffering from a broken arm after a fall; Jack H. back at home recovering; Janice H., recovering from knee surgery, Marcella M., recovering from a fall;  Earl G., suffering various serious health issues; Lee Ann C., back at home but continuing to undergo physical therapy;  Nan B., undergoing rehab at home for her shoulder; Jody G., on hospice; Kathy P., suffering health issues; Sara P., undergoing treatment for cancer; Stephen Ministry and their care receivers.

† BAPTISM  We rejoice with Alex and Hannah R. at the baptism of their daughter, Ila Elaine R., during the 8:15 am service this morning.  Ila was born September 18, 2017.  Her sponsors are Amy R. and Matthew & Rebekah C.  God be with this family as they grow in His grace and love.

† GSLC CELEBRATED 30 YEARS  A big THANK YOU to the Fellowship Committee for hosting the pot-luck lunch last Sunday!  What a wonderful celebration of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and 30 years!

† CONFERENCE  Pastor Mehl will be attending a conference this week so there will not be Tuesday morning Bible Class or Wednesday evening Jr. Confirmation Class.

† NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY  Pictures for the new directory have been taken.  If you were unable to get your picture taken but would like to be included in the directory please contact Karen Moll, 529-3394.  You can also email a picture to her at mumom52@hotmail.com.

† MSSU CHAMBER SINGERS  The Carthage Musical Devotees will be hosting the MSSU Chamber Singers on Sunday, November 19, at 3:00 pm here at Good      Shepherd.  Admission is free and there will be refreshments afterwards.

† ANGEL TREE  There is a tree set up in the Narthex full of ornaments.  The angels list suggested items for kids in need in our area.  If you would like to participate, please take an ornament from the tree, purchase one or more of the items, and then place the unwrapped items back under the tree with the ornament attached.  The items must be returned and placed under the tree by Sunday, December 10.  This project is being coordinated by our Sunday School in cooperation with the local Salvation Army.  Please consider taking an angel to help meet the needs of others in our community.  Thanks for your support of this project.

† THANKSGIVING EVE WORSHIP  Join us on Wednesday, November 22, at 7:00 pm, for a special Thanksgiving Eve Service with Holy Communion.

† JANITORIAL STAFF  GSLC is seeking a person to fill the upstairs cleaning position.  If you are interested in this position, please contact the church office, 358-1325.

† THE SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM is scheduled for Sunday, December 17, at 7:00 pm.  We will be working on the songs and speaking lines in the Sunday School opening during November.  We would really appreciate it if we could have as many students here at Sunday School as much as possible because it will make things run smoother in December for rehearsals.  Please encourage your children to get excited about this special opportunity to tell the story of    Jesus’ birth to our church family!

† NURSERY/CRY ROOM  Should your child become distressed or distract others during the service, a furnished nursery/cry room is located in the narthex for your use.  Please ask one of the ushers if you need directions.

† BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS are available in the nurse’s office after the service.  You will be given a small form that can be carried in your wallet which will include medical information and a log of your blood pressure readings.

† PRAYER BEARS are in the sanctuary pews and available to be signed out (notebook in narthex by nursery) and given to anyone that needs God’s love,  comfort, and peace.

 

Announcements — November 5, 2017

† IN OUR PRAYERS  The G. family, at the death of Susan’s mother; Jack H., back at home recovering; Janice H., recovering from knee surgery, Marcella M., at Wildwood Nursing Facility recovering from a fall; Earl G., suffering various serious health issues; Lee Ann C., back at home but continuing to undergo physical therapy; Nan B., undergoing rehab at home for her shoulder; Jody G., on hospice; Kathy P., suffering health issues; Sara P., undergoing treatment for cancer; Stephen Ministry and their care receivers.

† GSLC CELEBRATES 30 YEARS  This fall marks the 30th year of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.  To celebrate this milestone, the Fellowship Committee is hosting a pot-luck lunch today, after the 10:45 am service.  The Fellowship Committee will be providing the dessert, cake & ice cream.  Hoping to have everyone together for a wonderful celebration of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church!

† SUNDAY SCHOOL CHILDREN The Sunday School students will sing in church today at the beginning of the 10:45 am service to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Good Shepherd.

† NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY  It is time for a new GSLC photo directory.  Pictures for the new directory are in the process.  Pictures are being taken today from  9:30 am – 1:00 pm, please take time to go downstairs and have your directory picture taken.  We would like to get as many people as possible pictured in our new directory and also get updated information.

† MSSU CHAMBER SINGERS  The Carthage Musical Devotees will be hosting the MSSU Chamber Singers on Sunday, November 19, at 3:00 pm here at Good Shepherd.  Admission is free and there will be refreshments afterwards.

† ANGEL TREE  There is a tree set up in the Narthex full of ornaments.  The angels list suggested items for kids in need in our area.  If you would like to participate, please take an ornament from the tree, purchase one or more of the items, and then place the unwrapped items back under the tree with the ornament attached.  The items must be returned and placed under the tree by Sunday, December 10.  This project is being coordinated by our Sunday School in cooperation with the local Salvation Army.  Please consider taking an angel to help meet the needs of others in our community.  Thanks for your support of this project.

† THANKSGIVING EVE WORSHIP  Join us on Wednesday, November 22, at 7:00 pm, for a special Thanksgiving Eve Service with Holy Communion.

† JANITORIAL STAFF  GSLC is seeking a person to fill the upstairs cleaning position.  If you are interested in this position, please contact the church office, 358-1325.

† THE SUNDAY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS PROGRAM is scheduled for Sunday, December 17, at 7:00 pm.  We will be working on the songs and speaking lines in the Sunday School opening during November.  We would really appreciate it if we could have as many students here at Sunday School as much as possible because it will make things run smoother in December for rehearsals.  Please encourage your children to get excited about this special opportunity to tell the story of Jesus’ birth to our church family!

† NURSERY/CRY ROOM  Should your child become distressed or distract others during the service, a furnished nursery/cry room is located in the narthex for your use.  Please ask one of the ushers if you need directions.

† BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS are available in the nurse’s office after the service.  You will be given a small form that can be carried in your wallet which will include medical information and a log of your blood pressure readings.

† PRAYER BEARS are in the sanctuary pews and available to be signed out (notebook in narthex by nursery) and given to anyone that needs God’s love,  comfort, and peace.

 

Announcements — October 29, 2017

† IN OUR PRAYERS  Jack H., at Freemen suffering health issues; Janice H., recovering from knee surgery, Marcella M., at Wildwood Nursing Facility recovering from a fall; Earl G., suffering various serious health issues; Lee Ann C., back at home but continuing to undergo physical  therapy; Nan B., undergoing rehab at home for her shoulder; Jody G., on hospice; Kathy P., suffering health issues; Sara P., undergoing treatment for cancer; Stephen Ministry and their care receivers.

† GSLC CELEBRATES 30 YEARS  This fall marks the 30th year of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.  To celebrate this milestone, the Fellowship Committee is planning a pot-luck lunch for Sunday, November 5, after the 10:45 am service.  The Fellowship Committee will be providing the dessert, cake & ice cream. Everyone is asked to bring a dish or two to share, a German theme has been suggested, but of course, all dishes are welcome.  Hoping to have everyone together for a wonderful celebration of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church!

† SUNDAY SCHOOL CHILDREN The Sunday School students plan to sing in church on Sunday, November 5, at the beginning of the 10:45 am service to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Good Shepherd.

† HELP NEEDED  The altar guild is in need of some more help.  If you would be able to help with communion setup and cleanup for the month of November, please contact Janet C. or the church office, 358-1325.

† NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY  It is time for a new GSLC photo directory.  Pictures for the new directory are in the process.  Even if you didn’t get a chance to sign up on today’s schedule, please take time to go downstairs and have your directory picture taken, they will be able to squeeze you in.  We would like to get as many people as possible pictured in our new directory and also get updated information.

† JANITORIAL STAFF  GSLC is seeking a person to fill the upstairs cleaning position.  If you are interested in this position, please contact the church office, 358-1325.

† REFORMATION 500  In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, our circuit will be holding a special Reformation service tonight at 7:00 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lockwood.  This service is open to all of the people in our circuit (and frankly, anyone at all who wants to come).  Many of the pastors of our circuit will be involved in the service and there are plans to involve all of the different congregation’s choirs that wish to participate as well.  This service will  be a splendid opportunity for us to celebrate the Reformation with the fellow  Lutherans in our circuit.

† LWML FALL RALLY  Have you ever been to an LWML Rally?  Do you even know what an LWML Rally really is?  Come find out as our own LWML hosts the Fall   Rally here at Good Shepherd on Saturday, Nov. 4.  All women (and men) are     invited.  Registration with coffee and rolls begins at 9:30 am and the Rally starts at 10:00 am.  There will be a portrayal of Katie Luther, a lesson on addiction and a delicious lunch will be provided.  We hope you will come and enjoy this wonderful day of fellowship.

† NURSERY/CRY ROOM  Should your child become distressed or distract others during the service, a furnished nursery/cry room is located in the narthex for your use.  Please ask one of the ushers if you need directions.

† BLOOD PRESSURE CHECKS are available in the nurse’s office after the service.  You will be given a small form that can be carried in your wallet which will include medical information and a log of your blood pressure readings.

† PRAYER BEARS are in the sanctuary pews and available to be signed out (notebook in narthex by nursery) and given to anyone that needs God’s love,  comfort, and peace.

† ASSISTIVE LISTENING  If you are having difficulty hearing the service, assistive listening devices are available from the ushers.  They work like a transistor radio and you can control the volume.

 

Announcements — October 22, 2017

† IN OUR PRAYERS  The C. family, at the death of Rick C.; Earl G., suffering various serious health issues; Lee Ann C., back at home but continuing to undergo physical therapy; Nan B., undergoing rehab at home for her shoulder; Jody G., on hospice; Kathy P., suffering health issues; Sara P., undergoing treatment for cancer; Stephen Ministry and their care receivers.

VISITATION & FUNERAL There will be a Visitation for Rick C. this afternoon at Good Shepherd from 2:00 – 3:00 pm followed by his funeral at 3:00 pm

† GSLC CELEBRATES 30 YEARS  This fall marks the 30th year of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.  To celebrate this milestone, the Fellowship Committee is planning a pot-luck lunch for Sunday, November 5, after the 10:45 am service.  The Fellowship Committee will be providing the dessert, cake & ice cream. Everyone is asked to bring a dish or two to share, a German theme has been suggested, but of course, all dishes are welcome.  Hoping to have everyone together for a wonderful celebration of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church!

† SUNDAY SCHOOL CHILDREN The Sunday School students plan to sing in church on Sunday, November 5, at the beginning of the 10:45 am service to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of Good Shepherd.

† HELP NEEDED  The altar guild is in need of some more help.  If you would be able to help with communion setup and cleanup for the month of November, please contact Janet C., or the church office, 358-1325.

† NEW CHURCH DIRECTORY  It is time for a new GSLC photo directory.  Pictures for the new directory will be taken toward the end of October.  There are sign-up sheets on the round table in the narthex, so you can schedule a time to have your picture taken.  In addition, we will be in need of some help during the scheduled times to welcome people and make sure all of their directory information is correct.  If you could help during any of these times, please use the volunteer sheet on the round table to sign up or contact the church office, 358-1325.

† JANITORIAL STAFF  GSLC is seeking a person to fill the upstairs cleaning position.  If you are interested in this position, please contact the church office, 358-1325.

† VOTERS’ MEETING  At the quarterly Voters’ Meeting this evening 7:00 pm, our congregation has the opportunity (though we are not required) to nominate individuals for various Missouri District positions. As noted in the Oct. Newsletter, at our next Voters’ Meeting we are required to nominate a lay person from our congregation to represent us at circuit and district gatherings.  Keep that in mind as well.  Of course, the normal business of approving a budget and electing officers for 2018 will also occur at this meeting.

REFORMATION 500  In celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, our circuit will be holding a special Reformation service on Sunday, October 29 at 7:00 pm at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Lockwood. This service is open to all of the people in our circuit (and frankly, anyone at all who wants to come). Many of the pastors of our circuit will be involved in the service and there are plans to involve all of the different congregation’s choirs that wish to participate as well. This service will be a splendid opportunity for us to celebrate the Reformation with the fellow Lutheran in our circuit.

† LWML FALL RALLY  Have you ever been to an LWML Rally?  Do you even know what an LWML Rally really is?  Come find out as our own LWML hosts the Fall   Rally here at Good Shepherd on Saturday, Nov. 4.  All women (and men) are invited.  Registration with coffee and rolls begins at 9:30 am and the Rally starts at 10:00 am.  There will be a portrayal of Katie Luther, a lesson on addiction and a delicious lunch will be provided.  We hope you will come and enjoy this wonderful day of fellowship.

 SHEPHERD’S OWN MEN’S ENSEMBLE  will not mee this Wednesday, October 25.