Bulletin Announcements – August 30, 2015

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August 30, 2015

 

THOUGHTS ON STEWARDSHIP:  Deuteronomy 4:6: “Keep them and do them, for that will be your wisdom and your understanding in the sight of the peoples, who, when they hear all these statutes, will say, ‘Surely this great nation is a wise and understanding people.’” There is no wiser, more fulfilling life than a life lived according to the Word of God. We should be encouraged by this when the world tempts us to think that the Word of God is harmful to us. Our Father loves us; so all His Word is meant to bless us.

THE ADULT BIBLE CLASS, led by Pastor Lueck and meeting in the church basement at 9:15 a.m. is studying “Lutheran Doctrine and Practice Today”.

TODAY IN SUNDAY SCHOOL:  This final week of “I Spy Salvation’s Story”, students investigate “The Case of the Wind and Fire: God Sends the Holy Spirit.” God sends His Spirit to establish, unite, sustain, and expand His Church. Parents could ask, “How did the Holy Spirit change the disciples on Pentecost? How does the Holy Spirit help the Church today?”

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF SCHOOL KITS: The LWML is still accepting donations for the LWML’s Project: Lutheran World Relief School Kits. We need your help on filling the book bags. We now have enough pens, sharpeners, scissors, pencils and erasers. We still need: 47 rulers; 17 boxes crayons and 261 notebooks. If you have any questions please feel free to call Joann Hart at (309) 310-9205. Thank you for your help!

GOOD SHEPHERD’S BLOOD DRIVE is on Tuesday, September 22nd, from 2-6:00 p.m. Sign-up sheets will be available in the narthex but if you would prefer signing up online please go to: redcrossblood.org. Enter in our zip code, 61704, find our Blood Drive and let the blood flow. Pastor Lueck will once again kick off our Drive by reaching out his right arm and turning his head. Please join us in fun and church fellowship as we help those in need with this gift of life.

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY:   Attention all crocheters and knitters! A new Prayer Shawl Ministry is being formed by Ann Hammond and Laura Kessler so that we may reach out to the needs of others who wish to know or better know Jesus as their Savior! “Threads of Grace” will begin this fall and an initial meeting will be arranged at Laura’s home (due to her mobility issues, she asks that we hold any meetings at her home, but tasty treats will be served!) Don’t know how to crochet or knit and wish to learn? Lessons will be offered! As well, donations of knitting and crochet yarn will be very welcome. Please watch the bulletin for further details. If you have any questions please feel free to call Laura at (309) 310-5607 or email her at dogdiva2@comcast.net. Thank you!

FROM THE OFFICE: If your son or daughter is going away for college or they no longer live at home, please fill out an Information Sheet located on the table in the narthex. As their church home, we like to stay in contact during these important years by sending them Pastor’s Sermon and the monthly Church Newsletter. Please return the form to Sandy in the church office when completed. We lift our young people up in prayer as their spiritual journey continues.

FELLOWSHIP HOSTS: The sign-up for help with coffee/doughnuts is posted on the wall by the north stairwell. We need an individual/family to sign-up each week to pick up the donuts and make the coffee. If no one is signed up by Friday of each week, the order will be cancelled. We thank everybody who continues to help with this part of our church fellowship.

THE CAMP CILCA GOLF OUTING is Friday, September 25th, at The Rail in Springfield, with shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The cost of $55.00 includes golf, cart, food, and prizes. If you are interested in playing please speak with Pastor Lueck by next Sunday, September 6th.

LUTHERAN COUPLES: Do you want to recapture that spiritual, emotional and physical intimacy you enjoyed early in your marriage? If so, a Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend gives you that opportunity. The next one is October 2-4 in Peoria IL. Apply now at: GodLovesMarriage.org or contact Norm and Deb Lopez at ndlopez@frontier.com.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: “God’s Grand Opening” is the topic for next Sunday. The sermon text will be from Mark 7:31-37. God opens hearts to new life and new opportunities, through faith in Christ. The speaker will be Reverend Gregory Seltz. Hear this Sunday’s message on the Lutheran Hour on WGN (720) at 6:00 a.m.; WJWR (104.7 FM) and WJWR (90.3 FM) both on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Also, if you can receive Lincoln, IL radio station WLLM (1370 AM) the program is broadcast two times on Sunday at :00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tune in! You can also listen to The Lutheran Hour on your personal computer at RealAudio, www.lhm.org.

 PRAYER CHAIN: If you have a prayer request please submit them by email to Mary Anne Kirchner at makirchner@yahoo.com or you may phone a Prayer Request to Mary Anne; her home # is (309) 661-6522; her cell phone# is (309) 532-2582. The Prayer Request box is on the table in the narthex for any written requests.

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“WHAT IS THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM?” — Proverbs 9:1-10 (8-16-2015)

August 16, 2015 Text: Proverbs 9:1-10

Dear Friends in Christ,

One morning the young new president of a bank made an appointment with his predecessor to seek some advice. He said, “Sir, could you provide some of the insights you have gained from your years here that have been the keys to your success.”
The older man looked at him with a stare and replied: “Young man, two words: good decisions.” The young man responded, “Thank you, but how does one come to know which is the good decision?” “One word, young man: experience.” “But how does one get experience?” “Two words, young man: bad decisions.”
Do you agree with that? Have you learned more from your bad decisions than your good decisions? And that wisdom you have been gaining throughout your lifetime, where does it come from? The wonderful Old Testament Book of Proverbs is going to help us answer the question . . .
“WHAT IS THE BEGINNING OF WISDOM?”
The Book of Proverbs, God’s instruction book to bestow the Lord’s wisdom through King Solomon and others is filled with gems like this: “Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil. This will bring health to your body and nourishment to your bones.” (Prov. 3:7-8) “Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.” (Prov. 17:14) “A man of integrity walks securely, but he who takes crooked paths will be found out.” (Prov. 10:9) And then this beauty as we get into the text: “If you are wise, your wisdom will reward you; if you are a mocker, you alone will suffer.” (Prov. 9:12) Those are pretty good, aren’t they? And there are 31 chapters of such wisdom.
We are focused on the beginning of chapter 9. The beginning verses are the invitation to wisdom. Everyone is invited to come and gain wisdom. Verse 6, “Leave your simple ways, and live, and walk in the way of insight.” The life wisdom gives is more than our health and well-being. It is the life that God gives, life that is meaningful, satisfying, and God-pleasing.
There are going to be roadblocks as we live this life of wisdom that the Lord grants. Verse 7 identifies such. “Whoever corrects a scoffer gets himself abuse, and he who reproves a wicked man incurs injury.” How true! How true! I have shared my own stories over the years at ballgames and other places how this happens. Now sometimes you might think your semi-old Pastor is a little over the top with some of this and then this recent story from my father. It seems my niece was driving on the Beltline in Madison, Wisconsin recently when a male on a motorcycle starting following her and shouting profanities at her. What had she done? Flipped him off? Cut him off? No. As she exited the Beltline and he continued his pursuit, he was yelling at her because she had an ichthus on her car, the Christian fish symbol and he didn’t like it. He actually got off his ride and was going to confront her when she was able to drive away safely. “Do not reprove a scoffer or he will hate you.”
So we need the Lord’s wisdom as we battle the evil. The wisdom of God is personified in Jesus. He came to give us life to the full. He gave His life on the cross to restore us to God and by teaching us God’s wisdom for our lives.
The text tells us that we gain wisdom by eating Wisdom’s food and drinking Wisdom’s wine. How we do this is clarified in verse 10, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.” There is the answer. Wisdom flows from a right relationship with God characterized by trust in His love, awe of His greatness, and fear of offending Him.
Too often we think we know it all. As a result, we live dangerously and hurt others and ourselves. We can easily become smug and self-righteous and cut ourselves off from God. We discover that we have a lot to learn and a lot of growing to do. We desperately need what Jesus has to offer.
Jesus has freed us from our foolishness and bad decisions. His life, death, and resurrection take away the guilt. As the Word made flesh, Jesus came into the world with grace and truth. The truth of His Word guides us into wisdom and knowledge and helps us make good and right decisions. Jesus is the giver of God’s life for wise and godly living to all who believe in Him.
Look to Jesus, the wisdom of God and the power of God, to learn and live wisdom. He enables us to fear and love God so that we live wisely. He teaches us and empowers us through His Word and nourishes our faith and life in Him through the banquet of his body and blood until we eat and drink with Him in the heavenly kingdom. Until then, we happily learn and live wisdom and find meaning, purpose, and satisfaction. “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and the knowledge of the Holy One is insight.”
Amen.

“God’s Design” — Ephesians 5:22-33 (8-23-2015)

August 23, 2015 Text: Ephesians 5:22-33

Dear Friends in Christ,

“Jack and Diane two American kids doing the best that they can.” Except this Jack and Diane are not the ones immortalized in the John Cougar Mellencamp song.
Jack and Diane had a storybook romance. Two young believers who meet at a Christian college and get married. Surrounded by family and friends and in the front of the Lord’s altar they promise to love each other until death parts them. Chapter 1.
I think you know where this sermon is taking us. Marriage. Something that has been around for thousands of years and something we still don’t understand even as many of us live it. It’s too simplistic to just say God made us differently. But He did. I could wow you with sociological statistics that have been consistent since creation. Couples that stay married through Christ improve society, community, the country and the world. It helps raise children and gives better economic advantages. Yes, it is all true. But why? Well, as Christians, our answer always comes from Holy Scripture. 9 human beings in black robes do not define it. The media or talking heads does not draw it up. It’s simple really, marriage is . . .
“GOD’S DESIGN”
Jack and Diane’s marriage in chapter one was typical of most marriages. But the first chapter is never the whole book. Lurking beneath the surface was a darkness affecting Diane. Some of it was past experiences; some of it was a body chemistry out of balance. In the darkness, nothing was right in the world. She started verbally attacking the man she married. Cutting words sliced Jack’s heart to pieces.
Diane was not giving Jack the respect that men need. She would say things like, “Why don’t we have money to do fun things.” “You never listen to me.” “My mother told me I should never have married you.” No matter how good he was at things it was never good enough for Diane. She always found something small to criticize. These words were crushing to Jack’s spirit and resentment set in.
Diane had forgot the words of our text, “let the wife see that she respects her husband.” (v. 33b) She does this not in servitude, but in love for Christ. God calls wives to respect their husbands, knowing that in Christ’s forgiveness the husband is made perfect. Each wife can know that Jesus Christ loves her completely. If a woman has failed in this matter of respect, Jesus Christ has already taken that failure to the cross. In the same way that Christ takes responsibility for our eternal salvation, wives are called to let their husband take responsibility for their physical safety and provision.
The hardest chapter to live was the one where Jack no longer had the strength to endure. His heart had been sliced so many times; he couldn’t piece it back together. He almost gave up everything. Everything.
But then the Holy Spirit sent this thought to him, one he had known from childhood. “Jesus loves me. He gave himself to the cross for me. He always speaks well of me. He loves me without reservation.”
It was hard work rather than magic. In the power of the love of Jesus, Jack began to serve Diane.
God said in Genesis 16 that sin would result in husbands ruling over their wives instead of tenderly loving them. God is calling husbands to put the needs of his wife above his own – “to love his wife as himself.” (v. 33a) A husband can do this in honor of Christ, who gave his life for him. If a husband has failed in this matter of loving his wife, Jesus Christ has already laid down his life for the husband’s failure.
Marriage is a Gospel picture of Christ and the Church.
Jack and Diane began to realize this. Slowly and with the help of medication (also a gift from God!), Diane responded to Jack’s love. She encouraged him with her words, “I’m proud of all you do to take care of our family.” “You are such a wonderful money manager.” As Jack served Diane and Diane in turn respected Jack the darkness slowly receded. A new chapter was written. The love of Christ and the beauty of God’s design for marriage were restoring their life-long union. “Jack and Diane two American kids doing the best that they can . . . by God’s design.”
Amen.

Bulletin Announcements – August 23, 2015

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August 23, 2015

THOUGHTS ON STEWARDSHIP: Mark 7:11: “But you say, ‘If a man tells his father or his mother, Whatever you would have gained from me is Corban’ (that is, given to God).” Each one of our vocations, in the home, in the church, and in society have a claim on our resources. The Pharisees thought that they could use the Kingdom of God as an excuse to shirk their duty to their parents. But they were wrong. Of course, doing it the other way around would also be wrong. God has called us to be supportive of our families, our churches, and our communities each in the proper proportion.

THE ADULT BIBLE CLASS, led by Pastor Lueck and meeting in the church basement at 9:15 a.m. is studying a DVD-based topic, “The Great Deceiver”. The focus is on the work of Satan from the Bible and how Christ has overcome him through His death and resurrection.

TODAY IN SUNDAY SCHOOL students look into “The Case of the Broken Bread: Road to Emmaus.” As happened after His resurrection, today we recognize Jesus through the teaching of His Word and the breaking of bread. Possible discussion questions include: “How did the men on the road respond to seeing Jesus? How can you share the good news of Jesus’ resurrection?”

ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC: Good Shepherd’s Annual Church Picnic is TODAY at 12:00 p.m. at Tipton Trails Park in Bloomington. Join us even if you didn’t get signed up.

TODAY is the deadline for items to be submitted for the SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER. Mandy Kluender is our Editor for the church newsletter and any announcements you want to be published in the Newsletter should be submitted to her at mgkluender@hotmail.com or you may call her at (309) 838-9868.

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF SCHOOL KITS: The LWML is still accepting donations for the LWML’s Project: Lutheran World Relief School Kits. We need your help on filling the book bags. We now have enough pens, sharpeners, scissors, pencils and erasers. We still need: 47 rulers; 17 boxes crayons and 261 notebooks. If you have any questions please feel free to call Joann Hart at (309) 310-9205. Thank you for your help!

BLOOD DRIVE DATE CHANGE: Because of a scheduling conflict we have to move our upcoming Blood Drive. It is now going to be on Tuesday, September 22nd. The time of 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. will stay the same. Drink those fluids and we will see you on the new date.

FROM THE OFFICE: If your son or daughter is going away for college or they no longer live at home, please fill out an Information Sheet located on the table in the narthex. As their church home, we like to stay in contact during these important years by sending them Pastor’s Sermon and the monthly Church Newsletter. Please return the form to Sandy in the church office when completed. We lift our young people up in prayer as their spiritual journey continues.

FELLOWSHIP HOSTS: The sign-up for help with coffee/doughnuts is posted on the wall by the north stairwell. We need an individual/family to sign-up each week to pick up the donuts and make the coffee. If no one is signed up by Friday of each week, the order will be cancelled. We thank everybody who continues to help with this part of our church fellowship.

THE CAMP CILCA GOLF OUTING is Friday, September 25th, at The Rail in Springfield, with shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. The cost of $55.00 includes golf, cart, food, and prizes. If you are interested in playing please speak with Pastor Lueck.

LUTHERAN COUPLES: Do you want to recapture that spiritual, emotional and physical intimacy you enjoyed early in your marriage? If so, a Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekend gives you that opportunity. The next one is October 2-4 in Peoria IL. Apply now at: www.GodLovesMarriage.org or contact Norm and Deb Lopez at ndlopez@frontier.com.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: “The Truth” is the topic for next Sunday. The sermon text will be from 1 John 1:1-3. God’s saving truth reaches out to a world steeped in lies. The speaker will be Reverend Ken Klaus. Hear this Sunday’s message on the Lutheran Hour on WGN (720) at 6:00 a.m.; WJWR (104.7 FM) and WJWR (90.3 FM) both on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Also, if you can receive Lincoln, IL radio station WLLM (1370 AM) the program is broadcast two times on Sunday at 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tune in! You can also listen to The Lutheran Hour on your personal computer at RealAudio, www.lhm.org.

PRAYER CHAIN: If you have a prayer request please submit them by email to Mary Anne Kirchner at makirchner@yahoo.com or you may phone a Prayer Request to Mary Anne; her home # is (309) 661-6522; her cell phone# is (309) 532-2582. The Prayer Request box is on the table in the narthex for any written requests.

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Bulletin Announcements – August 16, 2015

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August 16, 2015

THOUGHTS ON STEWARDSHIP:  Ephesians 5:6-7: “Let no one deceive you with empty words, for because of these things the wrath of God comes upon the sons of disobedience. {7} Therefore do not associate with them.” The wrath of a God is a real thing and we do well to reflect on this. As the Small Catechism states: God threatens to punish all who break these commandments. Therefore, we should fear His wrath and not do anything against them. But He promises grace and every blessing to all who keep these commandments. Therefore, we should also love and trust in Him and gladly do what He commands.

THE ADULT BIBLE CLASS, led by Pastor Lueck and meeting in the church basement at 9:15 a.m. is studying a DVD-based topic, “The Great Deceiver”. The focus is on the work of Satan from the Bible and how Christ has overcome him through His death and resurrection.

TODAY IN SUNDAY SCHOOL our students delve into “The Case of the Sharp Sword: Jesus in the Garden”. In the face of treachery, violence, and all kinds of evil, Jesus steadfastly serves the Father’s will to fulfill the Scriptures and save His people. Discuss, “Why is it important that Jesus fulfilled His Father’s will? Where do you learn God’s will?

ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC: Good Shepherd’s Annual Church Picnic is next Sunday, August 23rd at 12:00 p.m. at Tipton Trails Park in Bloomington. Please sign-up on the sign-up sheets located on the table in the narthex if you are planning to attend. Thank you.

NEXT SUNDAY is the deadline for items to be submitted for the SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER. Mandy Kluender is our Editor for the church newsletter and any announcements you want to be published in the Newsletter should be submitted to her at mgkluender@hotmail.com or you may call her at (309) 838-9868.

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF SCHOOL KITS: The LWML is still accepting donations for the LWML’s Project: Lutheran World Relief School Kits. We need your help on filling the book bags. We now have enough pens, sharpeners, scissors, pencils and erasers. We still need: 47 rulers; 17 boxes crayons and 261 notebooks. If you have any questions please feel free to call Joann Hart at (309) 310-9205. Thank you for your help!

BLOOD DRIVE DATE CHANGE: Because of a scheduling conflict we have to move our upcoming Blood Drive. It is now going to be on Tuesday, September 22nd. The time of 2:00 – 6:00 p.m. will stay the same. Drink those fluids and we will see you on the new date.

FROM THE OFFICE: If your son or daughter is going away for college or they no longer live at home, please fill out an Information Sheet located on the table in the narthex. As their church home, we like to stay in contact during these important years by sending them Pastor’s Sermon and the monthly Church Newsletter. Please return the form to Sandy in the church office when completed. We lift our young people up in prayer as their spiritual journey continues.

FELLOWSHIP HOSTS: The sign-up for help with coffee/doughnuts is posted on the wall by the north stairwell. We need an individual/family to sign-up each week to pick up the donuts and make the coffee. If no one is signed up by Friday of each week, the order will be cancelled. We thank everybody who continues to help with this part of our church fellowship.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR: “Faith Faces the Future” is the topic for next Sunday. The sermon text will be from Romans 8:31. If God be for us, who can be against us? The speaker will be Reverend Gregory Seltz. Hear this Sunday’s message on the Lutheran Hour on WGN (720) at 6:00 a.m.; WJWR (104.7 FM) and WJWR (90.3 FM) both on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Also, if you can receive Lincoln, IL radio station WLLM (1370 AM) the program is broadcast two times on Sunday at 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tune in! You can also listen to The Lutheran Hour on your personal computer at RealAudio, www.lhm.org.

PRAYER CHAIN: If you have a prayer request please submit them by email to Mary Anne Kirchner at makirchner@yahoo.com or you may phone a Prayer Request to Mary Anne; her home # is (309) 661-6522; her cell phone# is (309) 532-2582. The Prayer Request box is on the table in the narthex for any written requests.

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Bulletin Announcements – August 9, 2015

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August 9, 2015

THOUGHTS ON STEWARDSHIP:   Ephesians 4:28: “Let the thief no longer steal, but rather let him labor, doing honest work with his own hands, so that he may have something to share with anyone in need.” God gives us honest work to do so that we can be a blessing to others. That’s how so many of God’s blessings go: He gives to us so that we in turn can be a blessing. He graciously calls us into the midst of His own work in the world.

THE ADULT BIBLE CLASS,  led by Pastor Lueck and meeting in the church basement at 9:15 a.m. is studying a DVD-based topic, “The Great Deceiver”. The focus is on the work of Satan from the Bible and how Christ has overcome him through His death and resurrection.

TODAY IN SUNDAY SCHOOL:  The investigation for Sunday School today is “The Case of the Dried Palms: Triumphal Entry.” Jesus is the one true King of heaven and earth, worthy of praise and worship. Parents could ask, “How did the people celebrate the arrival of Jesus? How can you celebrate Jesus your Savior today?”

TODAY:  We will have a door Offering for Reverend Michael Kearney and family. Beginning in September, we will be assigned a new student from the Seminary that we will support during the school year.

ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC:  Good Shepherd’s Annual Church Picnic will be held on Sunday, August 23rd at 12:00 p.m. at Tipton Trails Park in Bloomington. Please sign-up on the sign-up sheets located on the table in the narthex if you are planning to attend. Thank you.

LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF SCHOOL KITS:  It’s that time again for the LWML’s Project: Lutheran World Relief School Kits. We need your help on filling the book bags. Each bag needs the following: (4) 70 sheet Notebooks; (1) Ruler; (1) Pencil Sharpener; (1) Scissors; (5) #2 pencils; (5) Black or Blue Ballpoint pens; (1) box of 16 or 24 Crayons and (1) 2½” eraser. Any questions please feel free to call Joann Hart at (309) 310-9205. Thank you for your help!

FROM THE OFFICE:  If your son or daughter is going away for college or they no longer live at home, please fill out an Information Sheet located on the table in the narthex. As their church home, we like to stay in contact during these important years by sending them Pastor’s Sermon and the monthly Church Newsletter. Please return the form to Sandy in the church office when completed. We lift our young people up in prayer as their spiritual journey continues.

OUR BROCHURE RACK:  Have you visited the Brochure Rack in the church narthex lately? Did you know there is a booklet on “Post-Traumatic Syndrome (PTSD)” on the rack? Also, “The Great Deceiver”; currently the Adult Bible Study now in progress. How about booklets about cancer and depression and alzheimers? And how about “The Truth About Angels”. And many more. All these booklets are written from a Christ centered perspective. Take a moment to look through all the various topics and take several with you. Put them in your pocket and read them when you have a break. Don’t forget to share with your family and friends!

BLOOD DRIVE:  Good Shepherd’s Red Cross Blood Drive will be on Monday, September 28th.   We look forward to seeing you and your veins in September.

FELLOWSHIP HOSTS:  The sign-up for help with coffee/doughnuts is posted on the wall by the north stairwell. We need an individual/family to sign-up each week to pick up the donuts and make the coffee. If no one is signed up by Friday of each week, the order will be cancelled. We thank everybody who continues to help with this part of our church fellowship.

CAN YOU HELP?:  The International House at Illinois State, where we serve a meal each year, is looking for host families for International Students when they first arrive this August. If you are interested please speak with Pastor Lueck who has the information. Also, Pastor or his family members can tell you about the experience if you have questions.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR:  “The Inevitable Question” is the topic for next Sunday. The sermon text will be from Matthew 27:22. Pontius Pilate asks the question each of us must answer: “What shall I do with Jesus?” The speaker will be Reverend Gregory Seltz. Hear this Sunday’s message on the Lutheran Hour on WGN (720) at 6:00 a.m.; WJWR (104.7 FM) and WJWR (90.3 FM) both on Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Also, if you can receive Lincoln, IL radio station WLLM (1370 AM) the program is broadcast two times on Sunday at 7:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Tune in! You can also listen to The Lutheran Hour on your personal computer at RealAudio, www.lhm.org.

PRAYER CHAIN:  If you have a prayer request please submit them by email to Mary Anne Kirchner at makirchner@yahoo.com or you may phone a Prayer Request to Mary Anne; her home # is (309) 661-6522; her cell phone# is (309) 532-2582. The Prayer Request box is on the table in the narthex for any written requests.

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