Category Archives: Church

News & Notes – May 6

  • Confirmation of our confirmands will take place during 2nd service today.  God’s richest blessings!
  • Flowers on the altar today are given in celebration of our confirmands from their families. May their confirmation be the beginning of a life rich in the Word of God.
  • Confirmation boutonnieres and corsages are given to the confirmands by the ladies of our Ladies Guild. Thank you!
  • Secret Sister: Would you like to be a Secret Sister? This activity is open to all ladies of Good Shepherd. A fun way to get to know each other better. Information is in your church mailbox.
  • Box Tops for Education: Spring Greetings! If you are doing a little spring cleaning, please remember to bring in your box tops by May 31st. There is a collection box located in the narthex. Please turn in items there. Also, remember to use the box top app when shopping. Thank you for collecting box tops and having your friends and family help as well.

News & Notes – April 29

  • Congratulations and God’s blessings to our confirmands!
  • LES School Play: Today our Lutheran Elementary School will be presenting their school play immediately following the second service and luncheon. A free-will offering will be taken to help defray the cost of the meal. All are welcome to attend.
  • Ascension Worship: Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 10 for a special evening service to celebrate Jesus’ Ascension. Worship will begin at 6:30 PM.

News & Notes – April 22

  • Reconvened Voters’ Meeting will take place today immediately following second service.
  • LES School Play: Our Lutheran Elementary School will be presenting their school play next Sunday immediately following the second service and luncheon. All are welcome to attend.
  • Ascension Worship: Mark your calendars for Thursday, May 10 for a special evening service to celebrate Jesus’ Ascension. Worship will begin at 6:30 PM.

News & Notes – April 8

  • Voters’ Meeting: April 17th is the date for our regular quarterly Voters’ Meeting.
  • New Women’s Bible Study – The Week that Changed the World! – begins April 8th. Join us on Sunday Evenings from 6:30 – 7:30 as we begin this new series. The resurrection happened. It’s not just the belief of Christians, it’s borne out by history, archaeology and science. The documentary film, The Week That Changed the World, takes viewers step by step through the events of Holy Week – shedding light on the key players, unraveling the political intrigue and answering longstanding questions about what happened and why. Bring your Bible and a friend!
  • Church Camping Trip – All members of Good Shepherd Church and School along with their families and friends are invited to join us for the annual church camping trip at Bay City State Park for June 21-25. Come for an afternoon, a day, or even an extended weekend. Camping fees are $25/night plus an $8.00 reservation fee. You need to reserve your own campsite online at www.midnrreservations.com. Bay City State Park has a playscape and splash park, hiking and biking.

News & Notes – April 1

  • Flowers on the altar today are given in celebration of our risen Savior!
  • Church Office Hours: The office will have intermittent hours during our LES Spring break April 2 – April 6. Regular office hours will resume Monday, April 9. Please contact the pastors via their cell phone. Thank you.
  • Voters’ Meeting: April 17th is the date for our regular quarterly Voters’ Meeting.
  • New Women’s Bible Study – The Week that Changed the World! – begins April 8th. Join us on Sunday Evenings from 6:30 – 7:30 as we begin this new series. The resurrection happened. It’s not just the belief of Christians, it’s borne out by history, archaeology and science. The documentary film, The Week That Changed the World, takes viewers step by step through the events of Holy Week – shedding light on the key players, unraveling the political intrigue and answering longstanding questions about what happened and why. Bring your Bible and a friend!
  • MLS Concert Choir will present their Homecoming Concert on Sunday, April 8 at 7:00 PM in the MLS Chapel. This will be the final concert of their spring tour. Please consider attending this concert to show your support and welcome the choir back. It promises to be a spiritually edifying and wonderfully inspiring concert.
  • LES School Play: Our Lutheran Elementary School will be presenting their school play immediately following the second service and luncheon on Sunday, April 29. All are welcome to attend.
  • School Registration forms are to be returned to the church office by May 30. If you did not receive a packet of school registration forms and are interested in sending you child to school here, please contact the church office and they will see that you receive a packet of information.
  • Church Camping Trip – All members of Good Shepherd Church and School along with their families and friends are invited to join us for the annual church camping trip. Mike and Pam Krueger have booked site #112 at Bay City State Park for June 21-25. Come for an afternoon, a day, or even an extended weekend. Camping fees are $25/night plus an $8.00 reservation fee. You need to reserve your own campsite online at www.midnrreservations.com Bay City State Park has a playscape and splash park, hiking and biking. Questions?
  • LES Field Trip: On May 23-25th, the 6-8th grade students of the LES will be going on a field trip to Southern Ohio and Kentucky. The National Museum of the Air Force, The Ark Encounter, and the Diamond Caverns are the three main destinations. In addition to Mrs. Schuette, a male chaperone is required. In order to keep the students’ cost down the chaperone will be expected to pay their share of lodging, ticket prices, meals and gasoline. The chaperone will be required to provide a vehicle capable of transporting three students and their luggage. If you are interested in being considered as the chaperone, please submit your request in writing to the Board of Education prior to April 12th.

News & Notes – March 25

  • Easter Breakfast Sign-Up: Please sign up for our Easter breakfast on the bulletin board.
  • HOLY WEEK WORSHIP SCHEDULE
  • Maundy Thursday with Holy Communion                                     Thursday, 6:30 PM
  • Good Friday Tenebrae (Service of Darkness)                                       Friday, 7:30 PM
  • Easter Dawn with Holy Communion                                                  Sunday, 7:00 AM
  • Easter Breakfast                                                                                    Sunday, 8:00 AM
  • Easter Festival Worship (no Communion)                                          Sunday, 9:30 AM

News & Notes – March 18

  • Midweek Lenten Worship continues this Wednesday at 6:30 PM. All are invited to the soup supper that begins at 5:30.
  • Easter Baskets: We will be delivering baskets for Easter to some of our members who could use a little extra help at this time of year. Today is the last day for a free-will offering. A basket is located at the back of the church.
  • Financial Peace University: This course will be offered starting on Monday, March 19th at 6:30 PM and will meet the same time each week for about ten weeks. If you are interested, please sign up on the bulletin board.
  • Easter Breakfast Sign-Up: Please sign up for our Easter breakfast on the bulletin board.

HOLY WEEK WORSHIP SCHEDULE

  • Maundy Thursday with Holy Communion                                     Thursday, 6:30 PM
  • Good Friday Tenebrae (Service of Darkness)                                       Friday, 7:30 PM
  • Easter Dawn with Holy Communion                                                  Sunday, 7:00 AM
  • Easter Breakfast                                                                                    Sunday, 8:00 AM
  • Easter Festival Worship (no Communion)                                          Sunday, 9:30 AM

News & Notes – March 11

  • Science and Fine Arts Fair Projects from our Lutheran Elementary School students are on display in the hallway today.
  • Midweek Lenten Worship continues this Wednesday at 6:30 PM. All are invited to the soup supper that begins at 5:30.
  • Easter Baskets: We will be delivering baskets for Easter to some of our members who could use a little extra help at this time of year. A basket for a free-will offering is located at the back of the church today and next Sunday, March 18.
  • Easter Flowers: Today is the deadline to sign up for Easter flowers. There are a few options to choose from. All plants will be in foiled pots. A sign-up sheet is posted to the church bulletin board. Also, please specify desired color for tulips, mums and azaleas. Thank you!
  • Financial Peace University:  This course will be offered starting on Monday, March 19th, at 6:30 PM and will meet the same time each week for about ten weeks. If you are interested, please sign up on the bulletin board.
  • Easter Breakfast Sign-Up: Please sign up for our Easter breakfast on the bulletin board.

News & Notes – March 4

  • Daylight Savings Time begins next week. Please remember to set your clocks ahead.
  • Midweek Lenten Worship continues this Wednesday at 6:30 PM. All are invited to the soup supper that begins at 5:30.
  • Easter Baskets: We will be delivering baskets for Easter 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 beginning next Sunday, March 11 – Sunday, March 18.
  • Easter Flowers: We are ordering flowers from Boersma’s Greenhouse again this year. There are a few options to choose from.  All plants will be in foiled pots. A sign-up sheet is posted to the church bulletin board. Please note that we need to order at least 8 plants to get FREE delivery. Also, please specify desired color for tulips, mums and azaleas. Deadline for ordering is Sunday, March 11!
  • Financial Peace University:  This course will be offered starting on Monday, March 19th, at 6:30 PM and will meet the same time each week for about ten weeks. If you are interested, please sign up on the bulletin board.