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.
Recent Church News and Notes posts:
YOUNG ADULTS ARE INVITED TO A BARBEQUE which will be held at the home (3117 Briarwood Ave.) of Vicar Christian and Lisa Preus on Saturday, October 25th at 5 pm. Children are welcome. Please bring a side dish to share. RSVP to email@example.com.
HOME GATHERING INVITATIONS have been sent to all households in the congregation. This is an opportunity to get to know some fellow members in a fun way, participate in a short Bible study, look at a video put together by our technology team, and share some thoughts about Good Shepherd’s future. Please call your hosts and let them know that you plan to attend. If the date does not work for you, your hosts can give you information about other gatherings that might work for you.
SEVERAL BIBLE STUDIES will begin this fall in coming weeks. Take a look at the following schedule and subjects and plug yourself into one or more of the following:
Sundays at 9:20 am
Galatians – in the fellowship hall
Summary of Christian Doctrine – in room 109
Tuesdays at 6 am Men’s study of Biblical Manhood
5:30pm – The Augsburg Confession led by Mark Kranz
7:30 pm -The Ten Commandments from Luther’s Large Catechism led by Vicar Preus
Thursdays at 1 pm I & II Thessalonians in the fellowship hall
Fridays at 8 am Folding bulletins then Bible study on various subjects
SUMMARY OF CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE classes began on Sunday, Sept. 21st at 9:20 am in room 109. If you would like to know more about what Lutherans believe, teach and confess as it is taken from God’s Word or just want to review the basics, this class is for you.
KNNA VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – PRODUCTION STAFF:KNNA is beginning the production of programs for the website and radio broadcasts. If you have training or experience in producing radio programs, ripping, editing, or creating audio files and would like to help or need more information, contact Nik Sandman at or Curt Christiansen at (402) 483-1238.
Eileen’s Colossal Cookie Dough orders… are now being taken!
Each tub of dough sells for $13.50 and it is a great way to get ready for the holidays while also supporting Good Shepherd Lutheran School & Preschool. The Lancaster Chapter of Thrivent Financial will match up to $1600 ($1 for every $3) during this fund raiser and Family Fun Night. Donations are welcome!
FAMILY PORTRAIT DAY Sunday November 16: Interested in having your family portrait taken for Christmas? Passes will be available starting on Friday evening during Family Fun Night and until November 9th. The cost of the pass is $20. This covers the family sitting fee as well as 1 8X10. What an excellent price for that “priceless” photo. See Linda Ahrens to purchase a your ticket by November 9th.
SCRIP Gift Cards S.O.S – Support our school by SHOPPING!!! Available each Sunday between services (about 9:15-10:30 am) in the church library at the northeast end of the fellowship hall. Just purchase gift cards as you usually do from merchants and give them as gifts, do your Christmas shopping, eat out, or do your regular family shopping as usual. The supporting merchants will then rerebate a percentage of the face value of the gift cards sold to Good Shepherd Lutheran School and Preschool. Check with the ladies in the library to get a list of merchants involved and to get your questions answered or make a purchase. Click here for an Order form
For Grades 8-12 & College/Young Adults Youth Bible Study on Sunday Mornings 9:30-10:15
Higher Things Lutheran Youth Conference most every Summer
Other events and announcements through out the year
Higher Things Parent/Student Info meeting Wednesday 10/22/2014 – 7:30pm after church. If you are currently in 8th grade Confirmation, in high school, or have been to Higher things before…we hope you are planning to attend the conference next summer with Good Shepherd July 28, 2015 – July 31, 2015 at Concordia University in Seward, NE. This is the closest Higher things has even been for Good Shepherd which means less funds are required to go this year than any other year. Please come to this informational meeting to get or complete your registration forms and Andrew Wood will be there to give a brief overview and answer questions.
HIGHER THINGS “Te Deum” at Concordia University in Seward, NE from July 28th-31, 2015. 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 her for more).