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.
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Click here to view Session 2: Pr. Clint Poppe, “The Barking Dog Approach”, at the Brothers of John the Steadfast Conference in Naperville, February 20-21, 2015.
ASH WEDNESDAY Feb. 18 at 12:15 pm and 6:30 pm services will both include the Lord’s Supper. If you wish to participate in the Imposition of Ashes please come a few minutes early. The placing of the ashes on the forehead is a sign of penitence and also a reminder of our mortality.
The schedule for the Wednesdays in Lent (Feb. 18, 25, March4, 11, 18, and 25) will
12:15 pm Lenten Service
5:00 pm Lenten Meal
5:30 pm Midweek Classes
6:30 pm Lenten Service
7:30 pm Choir/ Bible study
HOLY WEEK SERVICES begin with Palm Sunday, March 29th with services at 8 am & 10:30 am. Children who would like to participate in the palm processional are asked to be at church a few minutes early to prepare. Both services on Palm Sunday will include the Lord’s Supper.
The services for Holy Week are:
Holy Monday, March 30 at 6:30 pm
Holy Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30 pm
Holy Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 pm
Maundy Thursday, April 2 at 12:15 pm and 6:30 pm with the Lord’s Supper
Good Friday Tre Ore, April 3 at 12:15 pm
Good Friday Tenebrae, April 3 at 7:30 pm
Easter Vigil, April 4 at 6:30 pm with the Lord’s Supper
Easter Sunday, April 5 at 6, 8:30 and 10:30 am with the Lord’s Supper
(also join us for Easter breakfast at 7 am and 9:30 am)
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. If you are currently giving on a weekly basis, you will no longer need to write out 52 checks a year or prepare 52 envelopes. When travel, illness or other circumstances prevent you from attending services, this program will allow your offerings to continue on an uninterrupted basis. An authorization form is available at the information desk. 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.
2015-2016 School and Preschool registration is open! – Click here to check out our Admission page for all your registration needs. Forms for new school year are posted.
MARK YOUR CALENDARS for the annual School Auction Fundraiser on Friday, March 20th.
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. 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 Bible Study on Sunday Mornings 9:30-10:15 various topics. Higher Things Lutheran Youth Conference most every Summer. Other events and announcements through out the year
February 25th – Youth to serve a Lenten dinner -Taco Salad- to help offset Higher Things and other youth activities. Need Parents to help set up and get things ready to serve by 5pm. Youth/families are asked to bring a desert and toppings for the taco salad. A youth leader will be contacting Higher Things families about taco salad toppings.
March 14 Laser Quest – 1:30p-3:00pm TBA
April 4th – Easter Breakfast prep and setup
April 5th – Youth Serve Easter Breakfast (several shifts) – to help offset Higher Things and other youth activities.
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 her for more).
KNNA 95.7FM GOOD SHEPHERD COMMUNITY RADIO: has been designated a 501 ( c ) 3 organization by the IRS; donations are tax deductible. Donations are needed for the following areas – antenna, transmitter, recording equipment, monthly operating costs, etc. If you would like to donate, checks may be made out to KNNA radio. Cash contributions can be given to Curt Christiansen or Nik Sandman. If you have questions you may contact Nik at (402) 904-1576 or Curt at (402) 483-1238. Thank you for your donations and prayers for this new ministry.