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News & Notes – December 3

  • Christmas Poinsettias: A sign-up sheet to order Christmas poinsettias is on the church bulletin board. Each plant is $7.00. Please sign up by December 10th. Thank you for beautifying our church to celebrate Christ’s birth!
  • Our Midweek Advent Service is this Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30 PM. A soup supper will precede the service at 5:30. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend. A sign-up sheet is posted.
  • SCRIP cards are available for purchase between church services today.
  • Christmas Baskets: We will be delivering baskets for Christmas to some of our members who could use a little help at this time of year. There is a basket for a free-will offering in the back of the church today through next Sunday, December 10th.
  • Christmas for Kids is scheduled for Saturday, December 9 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. There are volunteer and donation sheets on the bulletin board. Please sign up if you are willing to volunteer your time or donate items. Volunteers are needed to make a successful event.
  • MLS Choir: Please join us for Michigan Lutheran Seminary Concert Choir singing at our church on Sunday, December 17 at 8:00 and 10:30 AM. We are delighted that they will be presenting their program of music at our congregation.

News & Notes – November 26

  • Christmas Poinsettias: A sign-up sheet to order Christmas poinsettias is on the church bulletin board. Each plant is $7.00. Please sign up by December 10th. Thank you for beautifying our church to celebrate Christ’s birth!
  • Our Midweek Advent Service is Wednesday, December 6 at 6:30 PM. A soup supper will precede the service at 5:30. All are welcomed and encouraged to attend. A sign-up sheet is posted.
  • SCRIP cards will be available for purchase between church services next Sunday, December 3. Please let the office know if you are interested in additional purchases for the upcoming Christmas holiday.
  • Saginaw Valley Lutheran Chorale Christmas Concert is Saturday, December 2 at 6:30 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church, 749 N. Pine Street in Bay City and Sunday, December 3 at 4:00 PM in the MLS Chapel.
  • Christmas Baskets: We will be delivering baskets for Christmas to some of our members who could use a little extra help at this time of year. A basket for a free-will offering will be in the back of the church next Sunday, December 3rd through the 10th.
  • Christmas for Kids is scheduled for Saturday, December 9 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM. There are volunteer and donation sheets on the bulletin board. Please sign up if you are willing to volunteer your time or donate items. Many volunteers are needed to make a successful event. Please contact the church office if you have any questions.

News & Notes – November 19

  • The Church Office will be closed this week November 22-24 for Thanksgiving. You can call the pastors on their cell phones if you need to reach them immediately.
  • Christmas Poinsettias: A sign-up sheet to order Christmas poinsettias is on the church bulletin board. Each plant is $7.00. Please sign up by December 10th. You may take home your poinsettias after the fourth of January. Thank you for beautifying our church to celebrate Christ’s birth!
  • Saginaw Valley Lutheran Chorale Christmas Concert is Saturday, December 2 at 6:30 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church, 749 N. Pine Street in Bay City and Sunday, December 3 at 4:00 PM in the MLS Chapel.
  • Christmas Baskets: We will be delivering baskets for Christmas to some of our members who could use a little extra help at this time of year. A basket for a free-will offering will be in the back of the church from December 3rd through the 10th.
  • MLS Choir: Please join us for Michigan Lutheran Seminary Concert Choir singing at our church on Sunday, December 17 at 8:00 and 10:30 AM. We are delighted that they will be presenting their program of music at our congregation.

News & Notes – November 10

  • Thanksgiving Door Offering: Today is the last day for this free-will offering. Gift cards will be purchased and delivered to some members of our congregation who could use a little extra help at this special time of the year.
  • Services on MCTV: We are currently having problems producing videos for MCTV to air on their station. We will let you know when this issue has been resolved.
  • SCRIP cards will be available for purchase between church services today and Sunday, December 3.
  • Home & School Society will meet tomorrow at Grand Traverse Pie Co at 7:00 PM.
  • Saginaw Valley Lutheran Chorale Christmas Concert is Saturday, December 2 at 6:30 PM at Bethel Lutheran Church, 749 N. Pine Street in Bay City and Sunday, December 3 at 4:00 PM in the MLS Chapel. A freewill offering will be taken at the concerts. This offering helps to fund the Chorale’s Cantate Deo Grant, given each year to an MLS graduate continuing studies for the ministry at MLC.
  • The Flower Chart for 2018 is on the bulletin board underneath the old one for 2017.

News & Notes – November 5

  • Thanksgiving Door Offering: We are taking a door offering today and next Sunday the 12th for our Thanksgiving baskets. Gift cards will be purchased and delivered to some members of our congregation who could use a little extra help at this special time of the year.
  • Reformation 500: The district-wide worship service is today at 4:00 PM. This service will take place at the Dow Event Center’s Heritage Theater. Afterwards, everyone is invited to get together for dinner at G’s Pizzeria in Saginaw. Good Shepherd has reserved the banquet room so there should be plenty of room.
  • Thanksgiving Eve Worship: This year, we will have our Thanksgiving worship on Wednesday evening at 6:30 PM. Join us to worship and give thanks to our gracious God for all his blessings.
  • SCRIP cards will be available for purchase between church services next Sunday, November 12 and Sunday, December 3. Please let us know if you are interested in additional purchases for the upcoming Christmas holiday.

News & Notes – October 29

  • Call Meeting: A reminder to our voters that we will hold our first call meeting for a principal and a preschool teacher this Wednesday at 7:00 PM.
  • Daylight Savings Time ends next Sunday, November 5. Set clocks back one hour!
  • A Door Offering will be taken for Thanksgiving baskets next Sunday, November 5 and 12. .We will be collecting a free will offering for gift cards to be purchased for our Thanksgiving baskets. These gift cards will be delivered to some members of our congregation who could use a little extra help at this special time of the year.
  • Reformation 500: A district-wide worship service is being planned for next Sunday, November 5 at 4:00 PM. This service will take place at the Dow Event Center’s Heritage Theater. Afterwards, everyone is invited to get together for dinner at G’s Pizzeria in Saginaw. Good Shepherd has reserved the banquet room so there should be plenty of room.
  • Thanksgiving Eve Worship: This year, we will have our Thanksgiving worship on Wednesday evening at 6:30 PM. Join us to worship and give thanks to our gracious God for all his blessings.
  • Good Shepherd Logo Wear Available: Please go to https://ksetees.com/good-shepherd/ and see what is available. The deadline to order is Tuesday, October 31. All orders will be handed out through the church office in November.

News & Notes – October 22

  • Reformation 500: A district-wide worship service is being planned for Sunday, November 5 at 4:00 PM. This service will be in commemoration of God’s grace at the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. Please plan to attend this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Afterwards, everyone is invited to get together for dinner at G’s Pizzeria in Saginaw. Good Shepherd has reserved the banquet room so there should be plenty of room.
  • Thanksgiving Eve Worship: This year, we will have our Thanksgiving worship on Wednesday evening at 6:30 PM. Join us to worship and give thanks to our gracious God for all his blessings.
  • Good Shepherd Logo Wear Available: Please go to https://ksetees.com/good-shepherd/ and see what is available. The deadline to order is Tuesday, October 31. All orders will be handed out through the church office in November.
  • Forward in Christ & Meditations for 2018: Note the sign-up sheets on the bulletin board. Please add your name to the current list if you are interested in a subscription for 2018. Cross out your name if you no longer want to receive it for the next year.
  • MLS Fall Musical: This year’s musical is “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”. This modern musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber tells the Bible account of Joseph and his brothers and Joseph’s time in Egypt. It tells how the brother’s jealousy over Joseph’s special treatment and the coat leads them to sell their brother into slavery. The story is told by different characters singing different genres of music-throughout the whole show! Dates of the musical are Nov.16, 18 & 19. To order tickets, visit www.mlsem.org/fall-play. Hope to see you there!
  • Hospitalizations: If you are undergoing surgery or are hospitalized for any other reason, please let the pastors know. They would be like to visit you during your stay. Though some hospitals ask for religious information on admittance forms, because of privacy laws, they cannot share the fact that you are hospitalized with your pastors.

News & Notes – October 15

  • Reformation 500: A district-wide worship service is being planned for Sunday, November 5 at 4:00 PM. This service will be in commemoration of God’s grace at the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. Please plan to attend this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
  • Good Shepherd Logo Wear Available: We are trying something new this year and offering items that are ordered over the internet. Please go to https://ksetees.com/good-shepherd/ and see what is available. The deadline to order is Tuesday, October 31. All orders will be handed out through the church office in November.
  • Voters’ Meeting is this Tuesday, October 17 at 7:00 PM. Voters, please plan on attending this important meeting.
  • WLS Food Bank: We are gathering a special offering today and next Sunday, October 22 for Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary’s food bank. Funds go to purchasing food, baby items, and household necessities.
  • Forward in Christ & Meditations for 2018: Please note the sign-up sheets on the church bulletin board. Please add your name to the current list if you are interested in a subscription for 2018. Please cross out your name if you no longer want to receive it for the next year. Thank you.

News & Notes – October 8

  • Reformation 500: A district-wide worship service is being planned for Sunday, November 5 at 4:00 PM. This service will be in commemoration of God’s grace at the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation. Please plan to attend this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
  • Good Shepherd Logo Wear Available: We are trying something new this year and offering items that are ordered over the internet. Please go to https://ksetees.com/good-shepherd/ and see what is available. The deadline to order is Tuesday, October 31. All orders will be handed out through the church office in November.
  • LWMS Mid-Michigan Circuit Fall Rally is Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 10 AM. Registration begins at 9:30 AM at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church, 602 Sidney, Bay City. Lunch will be provided. A free-will offering will be taken today.
  • Voters’ Meeting is Tuesday, October 17 at 7:00 PM. Voters, please plan on attending this important meeting.
  • WLS Food Bank: We will be gathering a special offering next week October 15 and 22 for Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary’s food bank. Funds go to purchasing food, baby items, and household necessities.
  • Forward in Christ & Meditations for 2018: Please note the sign-up sheets on the church bulletin board. Please add your name to the current list if you are interested in a subscription for 2018. Please cross out your name if you no longer want to receive it for the next year. Thank you.