Sympathy to Ken and Millie Kruse at the death of her brother, Larry Smith. The memorial service was at South Sioux City, Nebraska.
Congratulations to Jon and Jesse Hapke on the birth of a daughter, Sloan Jolee. Her birth was on Monday, April 23rd at Iowa Methodist Hospital. Congratulations to David Lybarger at the birth of his first great grandchild, Mason Eugene. [Continue Reading]
SUNDAY MAY 20th JOSEPH SCHILTZf SUNDAY MAY20th Joseph Schiltz will graduate from Lincoln High School this Spring and he will be recognized for this achievement at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, May20th. In addition on that day we will conduct the service of Affirmation of Baptism for Joe. He is in the process of his faith formation under the tutelage of Pastor Chet. He is now ready to make a public Profession of Faith in God the Father, God the Son and God the Holy Spirit. Our prayers surround Joe for these significant passages of life.
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd Members and Families, You are invited to Payton Decker and Ethan Olinger’s Confirmation Party Sunday, May 13th, following the 10:30 a.m. service. A light lunch and cake will be served. Payton was born as “the church baby” as his parents were youth leaders here and had no family close, until he was 3 years old. Payton is a freshman at East High School hoping to take the Aviation Mechanics program through Central Campus the next 3years. He is active in Boy Scouts and the track team. Through the generosity of church members, he has[Continue Reading]
PIANO DEDICATION – SUNDAY, MAY 6TH The new piano will be dedicated in memory of Danny Williams at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, May 6th. Danny was a long time member of our congregation and he and Dawn were married at the altar here at Good Shepherd. We extend our thanks to Dawn for her significant donation toward the acquisition of the new piano.
The Day of Pentecost is a culmination of the Easter season and occurs on the 50th day of Easter. On the Day of Pentecost, we celebrate the Holy Spirit through whom and in whom the people of God are created and recreated. The Risen Christ, having shown himself with His disciples and having ascended, sends the promised gift to the expectant church. The coming of the Spirit gives the church the power and the necessary gifts to carry the glad news of the resurrection to the ends of the earth. Pentecost is sometimes called the church’s birthday. The liturgical color[Continue Reading]
Danita Peterson is one of our church organists. Danita and her husband, Ryan, are expecting their second child in the month of August. Our Church Council is inviting our members to participate in a Diaper Shower during the months of May and June to welcome the new child. You may bring one or more boxes of diapers and the same will be presented to the Peterson family in early August
HOWE SCHOOL – We are still collecting peanut butter and jelly and Cheese Whiz for the Friday back packs. Look for area stores’ sales on these items and then place them in the box under the Narthex table. You may also give to the fund for those items. DES MOINES AREA SHELTER AND SERVICES – Even though residents have doubled in the past few years we have continued our quarterly meals. 2018 meals will be served onJuly 15th, Sept. 16th and Dec. 16th . Thanks helping to finance, deliver, serve and clean up the one provided in April. ST. JOSEPH’S[Continue Reading]
Sunday, May 6th, Dedication of New Piano 10:30 a.m. Service SUNDAY, MAY 13th – CONFIRMATION SUNDAY10:30 SERVICE SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICES WITH COMMUNION 8:00 A.M. & 10:30 A.M. SUNDAY SCHOOL, MAY 6, 13, 20, – 9:15 A.M NOTE LAST DAY OF SUNDAY SCHOOL IS MAY 20TH ‘TIL FALL ADULT FORUM – EACH SUNDAY – 9:15 A.M. WEDNESDAYS – QUILTING 9:00-11:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY MAY 9, LAST DAY OF KID’S KLUB, SUPPER & CONFIRMATION ‘TIL FALL 6:30 P.M. WORSHIP SERVICE WITH COMMUNION EACH WEDNESDAY HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL MOMS, GRANDMA’S & GREAT GRANDMAS Sunday, May 20th, Last Day of Sunday School Adult Forum[Continue Reading]
Congratulations to Michael and Carmen Raymond at the birth of a granddaughter, Elaina Ray Driscoll. She was born March 22nd. Best wishes to you all.