Good Shepherd Lutheran Church & School – Lincoln, NE
Welcome in the name of our risen Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ! At Good Shepherd, we are committed to preaching and teaching the life-giving and life-changing Gospel of Jesus in its truth and purity. In all of our activities, the heart and core is always the Good Shepherd, who laid down His life to save lost sheep like you and me. To Him alone be the glory! If you have any questions or Prayer Requests please don’t hesitate to contact us. We’re just a click away and we’re always here to share God’s Word in it’s truth and purity.
Good Shepherd Calendars:
Recent Church News and Notes posts:
“Te Deum” 2015 VBS June 1-5 2015 (Click here to print form) Monday 8:30-noon & Tues. thru Fri. 9-noon for Ages: 2(with parent) thru 8th grade. Due to limited volunteer staff, any preschooler attending without a parent/guardian must be at least 3 years of age and completely toilet trained. Please return form to registration box in narthex or mail to 3825 Wildbriar Lane. VBS is provided Cost Free – however donations are accepted with registration to help with snacks and craftsIf you have questions or concerns please call 402-430-9108 or email email@example.com
SUMMER SUNDAY SCHOOL begins on Sunday, June 7th. We plan,as is the custom at Good Shepherd, to give our regular Sunday School teachers a break for the summer and have volunteers fill in for a week or several weeks. There will be a sign-up sheet at the information center for volunteers sign up for the date you are available and also under the age group (preschool – grade 1 or grade 2-7) you would like to teach. Materials are user friendly. You may sign up as a team with a friend, spouse, or parent.
GOOD SHEPHERD’S NEWLY ASSIGNED VICAR for the August 2015 – July 2016 year will be Marcus Williams from Idaho. Marcus is married to Jill and they are expecting a baby in the near future.
DANIEL SPECKHARD, former vicar at Good Shepherd received his first call to Faith Lutheran Church in Godfrey, IL.
SIMPLIFY YOUR GIVING: Good Shepherd is pleased to announce the introduction of an electronic option for making regular offerings. Contributions can now be debited automatically from your checking or savings account. Our new electronics giving program offers convenience for you and donation consistency for our congregation. It also allows you to easily split your donation between the General Fund, the Capital Campaign Fund and the Vicar Fund. Simply fill in the form, attach a voided check and put the form in an envelope marked “TREASURER”. Turn in the envelope to the church office or place it in the offering plate. Your information will be completely confidential and secure. Contact Brent Stehlik with any questions at (402) 489-9395 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LAMB OF GOD in Hickman, NE will officially become an independent congregation and remove the “preaching station” label from their name. Several members of Good Shepherd will be transferring their membership and will become charter members of this new congregation in Hickman, NE. They will still be contracting some of their services from Good Shepherd (bulletin preparation, etc.) and will continue to be staffed by Pastor Russert, with some fill in preaching by Rev. Mark Williamson and Vicar Preus. This will continue to be a process and your prayers for our sister congregation are much appreciated.
REMINDER: Sign up at the information center to adopt a shut-in. This voluntary effort can involve such things as: sending cards for special occasions, stopping by to chat once or twice a month, bringing a birthday or holiday treat, sharing stories, letting your
children entertain or be entertained, etc. If you have any questions or are interested in more information, contact Mark Kranz at email@example.com. or the church office at (402) 423-7639.
SUMMER CAMP INFO FOR CAMP LUTHER is available at the information center. If no brochures are left please contact Camp Luther at (402) 352-5655 or visit their website www.campluther.org Go to the website also if you are interested in applying to be a servant leader (high school student looking for an opportunity to serve) at camp this summer.
Lincoln’s Only Classical Education School
Classical Lutheran education is focused on teaching reading, writing, and arithmetic. All subjects are taught with a Christian worldview.
Our unique aspects of the curriculum include:
A Christ-centered Education
2015-2016 School and Preschool registration is open! – Click here to view our Admission page
FAMILIES AND FRIENDS OF GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL & PRESCHOOL: Come to Good Shepherd Lutheran School & Preschool Picnic on Friday, May 15th from 5:30 – 8 pm at Antelope Park to celebrate the end of the school year. Antelope Park is easily accessible using the “A” St. entrance. This entrance is located on “A” St. between 27th and Normal Blvd. We have reserved shelters 2 & 3 during the hours of 5:30 -8 pm for our picnic. These two shelters are located west of the large play structure. We are asking each family to bring tableware (plates, cups, forks, knives and
spoons), main dish, and an additional dish listed below. Families with the last name “A – L” bring a side dish Families with the last name “M – Z” bring a dessert
DO YOU ENJOY WORKING WITH CHILDREN? Are you looking for some extra income? The Good Shepherd School Board is considering offering a before and/or after school program starting this Fall. In order to run such a program, one or two individuals are needed for before school and two individuals are needed after school. All helpers before or after school will be paid hourly employees of the school and will be responsible or supervising games, snack, and homework before school begins or before parents arrive to pick the child up. If you are at all interested, even for only a couple of days a week, speak with Matt Phillips, Linda Ahrens, or Pastor Maronde.
SCRIP Gift Cards S.O.S – Support our school by SHOPPING!!! With spring right around the corner, perhaps you are thinking about sprucing up your yard or your wardrobe. Come to the church library between services and pick up some gift cards for Earl May, Menards, Campbells, Dress Barn, Kohls and more. The difference between these gift cards and those you can purchase in other places is that the merchants will rebate a percentage of the face value of these cards to Good Shepherd Lutheran School. You still pay the face value to purchase them and Good Shepherd receives this bonus. What a deal! The ladies in the library (at the east end of the fellowship hall) will be glad to answer any questions you may have and check to see if the merchants you prefer are participating in this program. If you need an order form contact Jan Stehlik or find her in the church library between services on Sundays.
Youth to Mahoney state park on Saturday June 6th – 7th-12th grade and up – Talk to the Andrew Wood or Marc Huff …more info TBA
HIGHER THINGS “Te Deum” at Concordia University in Seward, NE from July 28th-31, 2015. Registration form and $150 deposit due Sunday Nov 23. Our Good Shepherd youth are planning to attend the Higher Things Conference again this next summer and would love to have you join us! Anyone that is confirmed before the conference date can attend. College age and young adults are welcome as well. This conference will be limited to 750 spots…(click here for more).
KNNA RADIO – HOW TO LISTEN! KNNA 95.7FM The Cross, is on the
air! Well, sort of . . . Until our tower construction is complete, the only
way to listen is over the internet. How do you do it? Follow these easy
1.) Go to the website www.live365.com
2.) Type in KNNA in the search section
3.) When you see the Good Shepherd logo – stained glass window -click
4.) Listen and enjoy!
We would love to hear your comments and feedback.
Thanks in advance!
KNNA Radio Committee
KNNA RADIO – Help please! Our timeline for getting KNNA 95.7 FM The Cross on the airwaves is moving rapidly. Construction of a tower is our next big project. We have funding in place for the cost of the tower, but we have several related expenses that will come due over the next 60 days. If you would like to contribute to this project, please see Nik Sandman or Curt Christiansen or make your check payable to KNNA Radio.
KNNA Radio Committee