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News & Notes – August 19

  • LES Open House is scheduled for next Sunday, August 26 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and Monday, August 27 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. This will give you a chance to meet with the teachers, drop off supplies, and hear about some of the changes for the upcoming year. Students are welcome to join us for that time.
  • Little Lambs: Do you have a preschool-aged little one who could benefit from time with other children hearing the good news of Jesus? Do you know someone who does? If so, please contact our new Little Lambs Coordinator, Sally Fein (989) 274-3445. Thank you!
  • MLS Survey: Please fill out the enclosed blue survey from MLS regarding host families for international students. You can hand it in to an usher, Pastor, or the office.
  • WELS Campus Ministry: Heading to college can be exciting, stressful, and everything in between. WELS Campus Ministry can help! Let us help you stay connected to God’s Word. To begin go to wels.net/campus-ministry and click the button “College students register here.” You can register for free subscriptions to Forward in Christ magazine and Meditations devotional booklets and will be connected to the campus pastor for your school. Students who have previously registered for WELS Campus Ministry are encouraged to check your profile and preferences and make any necessary updates. For questions please contact Ginny Mundstock at the WELS Campus Ministry office, ginny.mundstock@wels.net or 414-256-3279.

News & Notes – August 12

  • Summer Bonfire: We would like to invite all Little Lamb families, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School families to attend our summer Bonfire this Friday, August 17. Feel free to bring other friends with you as well. We will plan on starting at 7:30 PM.
  • LES Open House is scheduled for Sunday, August 26 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM and Monday, August 27 from 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM. This will give you a chance to meet with the teachers, drop off supplies, and hear about some of the changes for the upcoming year. Students are welcome to join us for that time.
  • MLS Survey: Please fill out the enclosed blue survey from MLS regarding host families for international students. You can hand it in to an usher, Pastor, or the office. Thank you!
  • Services on MCTV: We are still having difficulty producing videos for MCTV to air on their station. We will let you know when our video issue has been resolved.
  • MLS Opening Service: Michigan Lutheran Seminary invites you to join them for their opening service on Saturday, August 18 at 3:30 PM. After the service, you are welcome to remain for a light reception in the Commons area to welcome our new faculty members.
  • WELS Campus Ministry: Heading to college can be exciting, stressful, and everything in between. WELS Campus Ministry can help! Let us help you stay connected to God’s Word. To begin go to wels.net/campus-ministry and click the button “College students register here.” You can register for free subscriptions to Forward in Christ magazine and Meditations devotional booklets and will be connected to the campus pastor for your school. Students who have previously registered for WELS Campus Ministry are encouraged to check your profile and preferences and make any necessary updates. For questions please contact Ginny Mundstock at the WELS Campus Ministry office, ginny.mundstock@wels.net or 414-256-3279.

News & Notes – August 5

  • VBS Registration is still open! VBS is this week August 6-9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM.
  • Services on MCTV: We are still having difficulty producing videos for MCTV to air on their station. We will let you know when our video issue has been resolved.
  • MLS Opening Service: Michigan Lutheran Seminary invites you to join them for their opening service on Saturday, August 18 at 3:30 PM. After the service, you are welcome to remain for a light reception in the Commons area to welcome our new faculty members.

News & Notes – July 29

  • Voters’ Meeting: The voters will reconvene this Tuesday, July 31 at 7:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting will be to consider a motion made at our quarterly meeting to issue a divine call to Pastor Seifert to serve Good Shepherd in a part-time capacity.
  • Services on MCTV: We are still having difficulty producing videos for MCTV to air on their station. We will let you know when our video issue has been resolved.
  • Loons Outing: This Saturday, August 4 we will be having our annual outing to a Loons game. We will plan to meet in the lawn seats around center field. Tickets are $7.00.
  • VBS Registration is still open for the week of August 6-9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Good Shepherd’s Vacation Bible School will take place that week for potty-trained preschool age children through grade 5. Please invite your friends and neighbors as well! Volunteer opportunities are posted. Registration forms are available in the office. Thank you!

News & Notes – July 22

  • Retirement Service and Dinner: This afternoon at 4:00 PM we will recognize our faithful called workers who are retiring with a special service and dinner to follow.
  • Voters’ Meeting: The voters will reconvene on Tuesday, July 31 at 7:00 PM. The purpose of the meeting will be to consider a motion made last Tuesday to issue a divine call to Pastor Seifert to serve Good Shepherd in a part-time capacity.
  • Services on MCTV: We are still having difficulty producing videos for MCTV to air on their station. We will let you know when our video issue has been resolved.
  • Loons Outing: On Saturday, August 4 we will be having our annual outing to a Loons game. Several other WELS congregations will be joining us. Game time is at 7:05. Mark your calendars and look for more information soon.
  • Summer VBS: Please mark your calendars for the week of August 6-9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Good Shepherd’s Vacation Bible School will take place that week for potty-trained preschool age children through grade 5. Please invite your friends and neighbors as well! Volunteer opportunities are posted. Registration forms are available in the office. Thank you!

News & Notes – July 15

  • Installation: The installation of the Kellermann’s will take place in the second service today. The Home and School Society is providing a luncheon after the service. All are welcome to attend.
  • Voters’: This Tuesday, July 17, is the date for our regular quarterly Voters’ Meeting. The Voters’ Meetings are where the business of our church is conducted, and it is important that voters make an effort to attend. If, for some reason, it is impossible for you to attend, please call the church office or council secretary Jason Yopp.
  • Retirements: Remember to mark your calendars for the afternoon of July 22 when we will recognize our faithful called workers who are retiring this year. Please also remember to RSVP as soon as possible to Pastor Behnken.
  • Services on MCTV: We are still having difficulty producing videos for MCTV to air on their station. We will let you know when our video issue has been resolved.
  • Loons Outing: On Saturday, August 4 we will be having our annual outing to a Loons game. Several other WELS congregations will be joining us. Game time is at 7:05. Mark your calendars and look for more information soon.
  • Summer VBS: Please mark your calendars for the week of August 6-9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Good Shepherd’s Vacation Bible School will take place that week for potty-trained preschool age children through grade 5. Please invite your friends and neighbors as well! Volunteer opportunities are posted. Registration forms are available in the office. Thank you!

News & Notes – July 8

Installation: The installation of the Kellermann’s will take place in the second service on Sunday, July 15. A meal will be served, and all are invited.

Card Shower: The Home & School Society is organizing a card shower for welcoming the Kellermann family. Cards and/or gift cards from some of your favorite area restaurants or stores would help the Kellermann family get acquainted with the Midland area. Please drop these off in the church office by Friday, July 13. Thank you.

Retirements: Remember to mark your calendars for the afternoon of July 22 when we will recognize our faithful called workers who are retiring this year. Please also remember to RSVP as soon as possible to Pastor Behnken.

Services on MCTV: We are still having difficulty producing videos for MCTV to air on their station. We will let you know when our video issue has been resolved.

Kitchen Items: The Ladies Guild cleaned the church kitchen. If you have any kitchen items here, please check for them on the counter and take them home when you are able. Thank you!

Loons Outing: On Saturday, August 4 we will be having our annual outing to a Loons game. Several other WELS congregations will be joining us. Game time is at 7:05. Mark your calendars and look for more information soon.

Mowing volunteers are needed for this summer at Good Shepherd. A sign-up sheet is posted on the church bulletin board.

Summer VBS: Please mark your calendars for the week of August 6-9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Good Shepherd’s Vacation Bible School will take place that week for potty-trained preschool age children through grade 5. Please invite your friends and neighbors as well! Volunteer opportunities are posted. Registration forms are available in the office. Thank you!

News & Notes – July 1

  • Holy Communion will be offered to our communicant members and visiting members of WELS and ELS congregations who have spoken to the pastor before worship. Please approach the altar at the direction of the elder.
  • The Church Office will be closed this Wednesday, July 4 and Friday, July 6.
  • Installation: The installation of the Kellermann’s will take place in the second service on Sunday, July 15. A meal will be served, and all are invited.
  • Card Shower: The Home & School Society is organizing a card shower for welcoming the Kellermann family. Cards and/or gift cards from some of your favorite area restaurants or stores would help the Kellermann family get acquainted with the Midland area. Please drop these off in the church office by Friday, July 13. Thank you.
  • Retirements: Remember to mark your calendars for the afternoon of July 22 when we will recognize our faithful called workers who are retiring this year. Please also remember to RSVP as soon as possible to Pastor Behnken.
  • Services on MCTV: We are still having difficulty producing videos for MCTV to air on their station. We will let you know when our video issue has been resolved.
  • Kitchen Items: The Ladies Guild cleaned the church kitchen. If you have any kitchen items here, please check for them on the counter and take them home when you are able. Thank you!
  • Loons Outing: On Saturday, August 4 we will be having our annual outing to a Loons game. Several other WELS congregations will be joining us. Game time is at 7:05. Mark your calendars and look for more information soon.
  • Mowing volunteers are needed for this summer at Good Shepherd. A sign-up sheet is posted on the church bulletin board.
  • Summer VBS: Please mark your calendars for the week of August 6-9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Good Shepherd’s Vacation Bible School will take place that week for potty-trained preschool age children through grade 5. Please invite your friends and neighbors as well! Volunteer opportunities are posted. Registration forms are available in the office. Thank you!

News & Notes – June 24

  • Installation: The installation of the Kellermann’s will take place in the second service on Sunday, July 15. A meal will be served, and all are invited.
  • Retirements: Remember to mark your calendars for the afternoon of July 22 when we will recognize our faithful called workers who are retiring this year. Please also remember to RSVP as soon as possible to Pastor Behnken.
  • Kitchen Items: The Ladies Guild cleaned the church kitchen. If you have any kitchen items here, please check for them on the counter and take them home when you are able. Thank you!
  • Veterans: The office is hoping to update our list of military veterans and update the plaque on the hallway wall. If you are a veteran and are not listed on the wall, please let the office or one of the pastors know. Thank you!
  • Loons Outing: On Saturday, August 4 we will be having our annual outing to a Loons game. Several other WELS congregations will be joining us. Game time is at 7:05. Mark your calendars and look for more information soon.
  • Mowing volunteers are needed for this summer at Good Shepherd. A sign-up sheet is posted on the church bulletin board.
  • Summer VBS: Please mark your calendars for the week of August 6-9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Good Shepherd’s Vacation Bible School will take place that week for potty-trained preschool age children through grade 5. Please invite your friends and neighbors as well! Volunteer opportunities are posted. Registration forms are available in the office. Thank you!

News & Notes – June 17

  • Summer Playdates: Our first playdate is this Thursday, June 21. We would like to invite all Little Lamb families, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church and School families to attend our summer playdates. Feel free to bring other friends with you as well. We will plan on starting at 10:00 AM on our school playground. We will have drinks available. The restrooms in the school will also be available. In case of rain, come play in the Little Lambs room. Feel free to pack a lunch or just come and hang out. Mark your calendars, the dates are below!
    • Thursday, June 21st at 10:00 AM
    • Thursday, July 19th at 10:00 AM
    • Friday, August 17th at 7:30 PM – Summer Bonfire
  • Kitchen Items: The Ladies Guild cleaned the church kitchen this week. If you have any kitchen items here, please check for them on the counter and take them home when you are able. Thank you!
  • Veterans: The office is hoping to update our list of military veterans and update the plaque on the hallway wall. If you are a veteran and are not listed on the wall, please let the office or one of the pastors know. Thank you!
  • Loons Outing: On Saturday, August 4 we will be having our annual outing to a Loons game. Several other WELS congregations will be joining us. Game time is at 7:05. Mark your calendars and look for more information soon.
  • Mowing volunteers are needed for this summer at Good Shepherd. A sign-up sheet is posted on the church bulletin board.
  • Summer VBS: Please mark your calendars for the week of August 6-9 from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Good Shepherd’s Vacation Bible School will take place that week for potty-trained preschool age children through grade 5. Please invite your friends and neighbors as well! Volunteer opportunities are posted. Registration forms are available in the office. Thank you!