Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Preaching, Teaching, and Reaching in Jesus' Name

Fourth Sunday of Advent

Worship with Holy Communion led by
Pastor Knight Wells

9 AM Sunday, December 22, 2019

First Reading: Isaiah 7:10-16
Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19
Second Reading: Romans 1:1-7
Gospel: Matthew 1:18-25

CHURCH OFFICE CLOSED CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY
MERRY CHRISTMAS!

DECEMBER SCROLL AVAILABLE

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

SERVING SCHEDULE

To see the serving schedule, go to: www.gslc-cu.org/serving-schedule. It is also available under the "Worship" menu on the top of the gslc-cu.org website. NOTE: We ask that if you realize you're going to be absent on a day you are scheduled to serve, that you please find your own replacement. SUNDAY SERVERS NEEDED *Please consider serving as a greeter, usher, fellowship (coffee & donuts) server, communion assistant, nursery volunteer, or other serving capacity. Contact Traci in the church office for more information.

MEN'S BREAKFAST & BIBLE STUDY

Friday, December 20, 7:00AM at the Original Pancake House

JUMP FOR JESUS!

Saturday, December 21, 8-11PM
Elevate Trampoline Park, 707 Country Fair Drive, Champaign
All Middle & High School students are invited to Black Out Teen Night, $20/person unless you contact Jason ahead of time and then it’s only $5! Teens must bring their student ID OR have a parent check them in. Contact Jason if you and your friends would like to participate.

SUNDAY SCHOOL

No Sunday School this Sunday!
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-sunday1

SUNDAY SCHOOL SERVICE PROJECT

Our new Sunday School service project will be collecting donations of new socks and underwear - children and adult, all sizes - for the Canteen Run. Please put any donations of socks or underwear on the Christmas Tree in the library. Thank you!

CHRISTMAS CAROLING & LUNCH

Sunday, December 22 after worship service
We will carpool to sing for our GSLC friends and loved ones in retirement communities. Festive clothing and accessories encouraged. After singing, we will return to GSLC to have lunch. Sandwiches, chips, drinks, and dessert will be provided by the Fellowship Committee.

RACHEL CIRCLE

Monday, December 23, 4:30PM
Choir Room

CHRISTMAS EVE SERVICES

This year our Christmas eve services will be held at 4PM and 6PM with Holy Communion celebrated at both.

POINSETTIA PLANTS

For those of you who ordered a poinsettia, please remember to take your poinsettia plant home with you after Christmas Eve Service.

BELL CHOIR PRACTICE

No rehearsal until February 5

CHOIR PRACTICE

No rehearsal until January 8

EL SALVADOR MISSION TRIP 2020

With Thrivent Builds, July 18 through 26. If you have a slight interest at the possibility of going, please see Jim Hack. We will need at least 10 people. We will have a meeting the first part of February if interested.

GOOD SHEPHERD FOOD PANTRY ITEMS NEEDED

Toilet Paper
Canned Creamed Corn
Yams
Toothpaste

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