Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Preaching, Teaching, and Reaching in Jesus' Name

19th Sunday of Pentecost

Worship with Holy Communion led by
Pastor Knight Wells

9 AM Sunday, October 20, 2019

First Reading: Genesis 32:22-31
Psalm 121
Second Reading: 2 Timothy 3:14--4:5
Gospel: Luke 18:1-8

OCTOBER SCROLL NOW AVAILABLE

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

SUNDAY SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS

Please contact Jason Fisher before Sunday morning if you would like to make an announcement at the beginning of worship. (315) 277-3703 or

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, 6:00PM In the Sanctuary

CHOIR PRACTICE

Every Wednesday, 7:00PM In the Choir Room

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!

MEN'S BREAKFAST & BIBLE STUDY

Friday, October 18, 7:00AM at the Original Pancake House

SUNDAY SCHOOL

Youth classes meet 10:15-11:15AM, starting with music in the larger classroom.

SUNDAY SCHOOL TEACHERS NEEDED

We need volunteers to teach PreK-2nd and 3rd-5th, assist with middle school, and lead music time. Materials and outlines are available to help you plan. Sign up for one week or more at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4aa5a72da6fd0-sunday

ADULT FORUM

Join us for Adult Forum! Adult Forum meets this Sunday, 10:30-11:30AM in the Choir Room. We will hear from our friends in the Coptic Christian Church. This is a great opportunity to learn more and engage in fellowship with the faith community that meets in our fellowship hall. Next week: Thrivent, a Partner for Charitable Causes

PUMPKIN FUNDRAISER

Members of all ages are welcome to help sell pumpkins to support our youth trips, retreats, and service projects. All you have to do is sign up on the bulletin board at church for time slots that fit your schedule and the pumpkins sell themselves! You can also sign up online using this link. Contact Jason with any questions or ideas regarding this fundraiser.

HARDY'S REINDEER RANCH

Saturday, October 19th
1356 County Rd. 2900 N. - Rantoul, IL
K-5th grade from 3-5PM
6th – 12th grade from 6-8PM
Bring the whole family and enjoy a hay ride, pedal cars, reindeer tour, paintball gallery, or try your hand at the giant corn maze. Good Shepherd will cover the cost of these activities if your family contacts Jason ahead of time.

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF

Friday, October 25 2:00 -3:30PM
Help WELCA FILL THE TRUCK for Lutheran World Relief!
Good Shepherd is once again hosting an InGathering for Lutheran World Relief. We are a Central Illinois drop-off location for the semi-truck that transports the personal care kits, school kits, quilts, etc. We need ABLE BODIES to load boxes, and we need SNACKS AND GREETERS.
There is a sign-up sheet for this event on the WELCA bulletin board. Thank you in advance for your time!

FALL CLEAN UP DAY

Saturday, October 26, 8:30-11:00AM
The Property Committee will be hosting our fall clean up day. Coffee and doughnuts in the morning and brats and chips around 11:00. Bring a pair of work gloves.

CARLINVILLE RETREAT

Middle & High School
Nov. 15 - 17
SAVE THE DATE! Registration materials have been mailed. This event is open to all Middle & High School youth to enjoy worship, small groups, games, fellowship, and food together as we seek to follow Jesus. Deadline for registration is October 27.

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 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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