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:
TEAM LEADERS for the capital campaign met this past weekend for the first time as a group. A theme was chosen based on II Timothy 2: 8-9. Team leaders will be putting their teams together in the coming weeks. If you are asked to join a team, please prayerfully consider volunteering to help. In coming weeks you will also be hearing more about the theme, a prayer vigil, etc. Please keep Good Shepherd in your prayers as we ask God’s guidance in this campaign. If you have any questions, please contact the church office, Pastor Poppe or Marc Huff.
GOOD SHEPHERD VOTERS’ MEETING: The purpose of the last voters’ meeting was to select a pastor from among the three recommended by the call committee for the purpose of extending a call to him to be our Associate Pastor . Following prayers for God’s guidance in this undertaking, several questions were answered and the vote was taken. On the second ballot, Pastor Christopher Maronde was selected. Pastor Maronde is currently serving a dual parish in Kiron & Deloit, IA. Currently, we are in the process of completing the call documents to send to Pastor Maronde for his review. Please keep Good Shepherd, Pastor Maronde, Pastor Poppe,and the congregations that Pastor Maronde is currently serving in your prayers.
GOING TO THE STATE FAIR? At the Nebraska State Fair this year Pastor Poppe will be leading the church service on Sunday, August 31st beginning at 9 am at the Bristol stage. If your family activities take you to the fair on Aug. 31st join other LCMS Lutherans from around Neb in hearing God’s Word, singing His praises and joining in prayer.
SUMMARY OF CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE CLASSES will begin on Sunday, Sept. 21st. and continue each Sunday for about 11 weeks. Classes will be held between services (about 9:20 am) in room 109 on the main level. If you would like to know more about what Lutherans believe, teach and confess as it is taken from God’s Word or if you would like to review the basics of the Christian faith, this class is for you. Topics covered include: God and His Word; Creation; Jesus: His Person and Work; The Fall, Sin and the Law; The Holy Spirit and Sanctification; The Church; Baptism; The Office of the Keys and Confession; The Lord’s Supper; and Prayer and the Last Things. At the end of these classes you may become a communicant member of Good Shepherd. If you have any questions, please contact the church office or one of the pastors.
THE THURSDAY BIBLE STUDY will begin again on Sept. 11th at 1pm. The books of I and II Thessalonians will be the focus of this study and all materials will be provided . . . just bring your Bible. In these letters of St. Paul to this young congregation St. Paul writes about the end times and points them . . . and us towards living in the joy of the Gospel. It’s a great opportunity to spend time in God’s Word.
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.
GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL & PRESCHOOL thanks God for your support over the years. Please continue to pray for this vital ministry to Christ’s little ones. I am making a special request to our congregational members. We desire to have all children of congregational members attend our school. There are some families to whom we provide tuition assistance. If you would be willing to contribute to this fund for tuition assistance, please speak to Matthew Phillips. You may also contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are not able to support financially, we ask you to continue to pray for our pastors, parents, teachers, and students.or by email at
SCRIP Gift Cards 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
Paint Ball at CJ’s Paintball Park- September 13 meet at church at 10:00am. Fee will be $15 per-person playing. The youth Group will cover the rest of the cost. Please wear long sleeveless and long paints even if it’s warm out for safety. We will pool all the paint balls into one group box and play until we run out!…(click her for more).
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).