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!

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