Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Preaching, Teaching, and Reaching in Jesus' Name

14th Sunday of Pentecost

Worship with Holy Communion led by
Pastor Knight Wells

9 AM Sunday September 15, 2019

First Reading: Exodus 32:7-14
Psalm 51:1-10
Second Reading: 1 Timothy 1:12-17
Gospel: Luke 15:1-10

SEPTEMBER SCROLL NOW AVAILABLE

On our new website at: www.gslc-cu.org/scroll

SUNDAY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please contact Pastor Wells before Sunday morning if you would like to make an announcement at the beginning of worship. 309-531-8298 or pastor@gslc-cu.org

SERVING SCHEDULE

To see the serving schedule, go to: www.gslc-cu.org/serving-schedule. It is also available under the "God's Work, Our Hands" menu on the top of the new gslc-cu.org website. Please contact Traci in the church office if you would like to assist, or need to change where you appear on the schedule.

BELL CHOIR REHEARSAL

Every Wednesday, 6:00-7:00PM In the Sanctuary

CHOIR PRACTICE

Every Wednesday, 7:00PM In the Choir Room

CANTEEN RUN/GOD'S WORK OUR HANDS WEEK

Thursday, September 12, evening. Contact Jason Fisher for more info.

MEN'S BREAKFAST & BIBLE STUDY

Friday, September 13, 7:00AM at the Original Pancake House

AFTER SCHOOL YOUTH ACTIVITIES

Every Friday from 2:45-5:45PM at the church. Snacks, games, homework area. Middle School & High School kids, invite your friends!

BIRTHDAY BAGS/GOD'S WORK OUR HANDS WEEK

Friday, September 13, 3:00-5:30PM. We will be shopping for items and assembling the bags at the church. Contact Patty Hart (Call or text to 217-714-5886) & Agatha Barnes (Text to 217-721-3666) for more information.

PARENTS' NIGHT OUT

Friday, September 13, 5:00-8:00PM, Fellowship Hall
Kids 5 months to 5th Grade are welcome
National Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day!
Contact Jason Fisher if interested.

FREEZER SPACE NEEDED!

To ensure a successful apple pie making session, WELCA is in desperate need of freezer space. Please contact Jodi Davis if you have a freezer that we can borrow from September 24-October 6. 217-840-5078 or jodidavisillini@yahoo.com

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Sunday School starts this Sunday!
Youth classes meet 10:15-11:15AM, starting with music in the larger classroom.
Teachers, assistants, and music leaders needed! Sign up to help at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4aa5a72da6fd0-sunday.

ADULT FORUM

Join us for Adult Forum! Adult Forum kicks off this Sunday at 10:30AM in the Choir Room. Pastor Wells will lead a discussion on The Church in Society: A Lutheran Perspective. Adopted by the Churchwide Assembly of the ELCA in 1991, it is the foundation for subsequent discussions and social statements over the last two decades. High school students are welcome to join the discussion. Next week: Women's Ministry and WELCA.

RUTH CIRCLE

Tuesday, September 17, 9:30AM Windsor of Savoy

YOUTH GROUP

Wednesday, September 18, 6:00PM at Noodles & Company
Come join us for National Rice Krispie Treat Day!

COASTER CHALLENGE

September 21, 7:00 AM – 9:00 PM, Six Flags Great America — Gurnee, IL
Middle & High School Youth, invite your friends. $50 per person or fund raise $150 for Special Olympics. See the Scroll or Jason for more details.

SEPTEMBER INFORMAL DINNER MEET-UP

Sunday, September 22, 4PM at Sally & Jack Widholm's home. Contact Sally at swidholm@gmail.com to RSVP or for more information.

PRISON MINISTRY CLOTHING NEEDS

The clothing closet inventory is getting low on the following donated items:
-Dress Pants and Blue Jeans (Blue Jeans seem to be preferred) Sizes: Waist 34-40
-Long and Short Sleeve Shirts Sizes: 3X and 4X
-Sweatshirts Sizes: Large to 4X
-Coats (Zip up jackets or winter coats, not dress coats) Sizes: Large to 4X

EMPTY TOMB, INC.

empty tomb, inc. is in need of someone who attends church regularly to be the Wed. afternoon (1-5 PM) Receptionist. Please contact them by calling 217-356-2262 and asking for the Volunteer Coordinator, or by emailing volcoor@emptytomb.org

EMPTY TOMB CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY

empty tomb, inc. Christmas Giveaway is in December and they need your help putting together donations. Volunteers are needed on Saturdays. Call Cindy at 217-356-2262 to set up a time to help.
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