Bulletin Announcements

July 3, 2016

SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL PROGRAM: MISSIONS AROUND THE WORLD:  This summer we will be learning about new countries, cultures and foods from around the world, as we learn about Baptism, the Lord’s Prayer, Confession and Communion.  Today’s lesson will focus on “Philip and the Ethiopian”.  Please join us in the church basement in the Youth Area at 9:15 a.m.

CAN YOU HELP?  We need a Sunday School Teacher for NEXT SUNDAY, July 10th.  Please contact Paula Hardy if you can help out.  Her cell phone# is (309) 829-8432; work phone# is (309) 821-2671.  Thank you.

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”.

 TUITION ASSISTANCE:  Anyone that would like to apply for Tuition Assistance may do so by filling out the Application Form which are located on the bookcase in the church office.  When completed, please return to the church office.  Applications are due by Sunday, August 7, 2016.  Thank you.    The Board of Christian Education

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.

RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE:  Good Shepherd’s next Red Cross Blood Drive is Tuesday, September 20, 2016.  To be eligible please give your next donation by Monday, July 25th.  Thank you.

PORTALS OF PRAYER:  The July—September 2016 Portals of Prayer are available on the bookrack located in the narthex.  Pick up your free copy today.

YOU ARE INVITED to Luther Oaks Healthcare Pavilion Grand Opening on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.  Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 4:00 pm.  Reception to follow from 5-7:00 p.m.  Luther Oaks is located at 601 Lutz Road in Bloomington.  Space is limited.  To reserve your place, please call (309) 557-8000 by Tuesday, July 5th.

POSITION OPEN:  Shining Lights Preschool at Christ Lutheran in Normal is seeking a 3’s teacher for the 2016-2017 school year.  Please submit an electronic resume and cover letter to Shannon at ashiningstart@frontier.com.  Thank you.

FRESH PEACHES:  The Youth of Trinity Lutheran Church in Roanoke are selling Southern Illinois Peaches.  The cost is: $30.00 for a half bushel; $60.00 for a bushel.  Orders need to be in by Sunday, July 24, 2016.  Please call (309) 923-7647 or (309) 923-5251 for more information.

CAMP CILCA is looking for donations to auction off at the 2016 Chicken Fry and Auction on Sunday, September 4, 2016.  If you would like to donate an item for auction, please contact the Camp office at (217)487-7497.  Thank you in advance for your continued support!

SPECIAL SEMINAR:  Dr. Paul L. Maier will present a special seminar on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at Christ Lutheran Church, Normal, IL.  The seminar will cover two topics, “Defending the Faith” and “Christianity and the Competition”.  Save the date.  More information to follow.

THE LUTHERAN HOUR:  “Extreme Neighborliness” is the topic for next Sunday.  The sermon text will be from Luke 10:25-37.  Through His love and sacrifice, Jesus is the extreme neighbor to you and all people.  The speaker is 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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