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Trunk-or-Treat, Oct 30

We will be having open trunk time from 5:00pm to 7:00pm on Wednesday, October 30. Indoor activities include: Pumpkin/squash painting Halloween movie Fall-themed crafts Sugar cookie decorating Apple cider and hot chocolate bar Popcorn Costumes are encouraged. The whole community is welcome! In case of inclement weather, all activities will be moved indoors.

WHAT’S HAPPENING

CHURCH SERVICESSUNDAYS OCTOBER 6th, 13th & 20th8:00 A.M. & 10:30 A.M. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27TH  9:30 A.M.INSTALLATION OF PASTOR TRAVIS SEGAR WEDNESDAY EVENINGS OCTOBER 2nd,  9th, 16th, 23rd & 30thWORSHIP 6:30 P.M. EACH WEDNESDAY – QUILTING 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.NEW QUILTERS ALWAYS WELCOME WEDNESDAY ACTIVITIESSUPPER 5:00 P.M. KIDS’ CLUB & CONFIRMATION 5:30 P.M. DES MOINES AREA RELIGIOUS COUNCIL FOOD PANTRY TRUCKTUESDAY, OCTOBER 1st & 15th   9:30 – 11:30 A.M. MEALS FROM THE HEARTLANDSATURDAY, OCTOBER 19TH 9:30 – 11:30 A. M. STEWARDSHIP SUNDAYOCTOBER 27TH

IMPORTANT SEPTEMBER INFORMATION

Sunday, September 8th, SW 9th Open Street noon – 4:00 p.m.  If you would like to help with this event, please contact a Council member to volunteer your time. Sunday, September 8th The last Sunday Pastor Duane will be at Good Shepherd.  Best wishes to him with his next Interim Ministry at Memorial Lutheran Church in Nevada, Iowa.  Thank you for your time with us these past five months.   Sunday, September 8th Meet and Greet with the Pastoral Candidate.  He will be with us all morning for us to meet him and him to meet us.  This is our future.  Be a part of it!   Sunday,[Continue Reading]

Sympathy July 2019

SYMPATHY to Dick Schaffer and family at the death of his son, John, who died on Sunday, June 16th. Please keep the family in your prayers.

Hymn Sing – July 28th 2019

The Worship and Music committee has designated Sunday, July 28th as Hymn Sing Sunday where YOU suggest your favorite hymns and the committee will select the most requested hymns.   Let’s see how many we can sing at this service!  There will be no communion as Pastor Duane will be away on that Sunday.

Semi-Annual Congregational Meeting – July 2019

SEMI-ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING SUNDAY, JUNE 23RD   The following persons were elected to serve on the Council for the 2019-2020 year.  Thank you! President                                 Dennis Loll                             1 year Vice-President                        Duane Thorpe                         1 year Secretary                                 Sue Tutten                               1 year Treasurer                                 Bob Frits                                 1 year Education                                Scott Decker                           2 years Stewardship                            Joe Solem                               2 years Evangelism                             Lew Olson                              2 years Worship & Music                   Virgil Olson                            2 years Plant & Property                     Ken Horner                             2 years Shelley Wauters                      1 year remaining

What’s Happening – July 2019

CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAYS JULY 7, 14, 21, & 28   8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. HYMN SING SUNDAY – JULY 28TH WEDNESDAY EVENINGS JULY 10, 17, 24 & 31 – WORSHIP 6:30 p.m. EACH WEDNESDAY – QUILTING  9:00 – 11:00 A.M. NEW QUILTERS ALWAYS WELCOME NO QUILTING – JULY 17TH AND JULY 24TH DES MOINES AREA RELIGIOUS COUNCIL FOOD PANTRY TRUCK – TUESDAY, JULY 2nd & 16th  9:30 – 11:30 A.M.

What’s Happening June 2019

CHURCH SERVICES SUNDAY JUNE 2, 9, 16, 23, 30   8:00 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.   WEDNESDAY EVE JUNE 5, 12, 19, 26 WORSHIP 6:30 p.m.   EACH WEDNESDAY – QUILTING  9:00 – 11:00 A.M. NEW QUILTERS ALWAYS WELCOME   DES MOINES AREA RELIGIOUS COUNCIL FOOD PANTRY TRUCK TUESDAY, JUNE 4TH & 18TH  9:30 – 11:30 A.M.

Special notes – June 2019

Dear Friends, Thank you so much for the lovely flowers and kind words that were spoken on behalf of my birthday.  I am so blessed to belong to this caring congregation. Anne Clement   Sympathy to Pat Beckman Holm and family at the death of Kenny who died on Wednesday, May 15th.  His memorial service was held at Good Shepherd on Monday, May 20th.  Please keep the family in your prayers.   SPECIAL BIRTHDAY  Sara Downs will be celebrating her 90th birthday on Sunday, June 16th.  If you would like to send her a card, her address is 6500 SE[Continue Reading]

SEMI-ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING – SUNDAY, JUNE 23

SEMI-ANNUAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING SUNDAY, JUNE 23RD FOLLOWING 10:30 A.M. SERVICE      The purpose of this meeting is to elect Council officers and chairpersons for the 2019-2020 year.   The slate of nominees is: President                                 Dennis Loll                             1 year Vice-President                        Duane Thorpe                         1 year Secretary                                 Sue Tutten                               1 year Treasurer                                 Bob Frits                                 1 year Education                                Scott Decker                           2 years Stewardship                            Joe Solem                               2 years Evangelism                             Lew Olson                              2 years Worship & Music                   Virgil Olson                            2 years Plant & Property                     Alan Hancock                         2 years Shelley Wauters                      1 year remaining