Worship:
Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:45 a.m.
     September-May


118 East Mason Street
Lena, IL 61048
goodshepherdlena@outlook.com
815-369-5552



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Meetings and Events

 

GSLC History: Three Videos
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Worship In-Person and Online

Sundays at 9:30 am
We worship both in-person and online at Good Shepherd. We also continue to provide online worship (recorded Sunday worship service) and Sunday reading and prayer through our website and Facebook pages. Click this link for our YouTube Channel. For the bulletin, click here.

Good Shepherd CPR Classes
January 30th and February 6th
6:30pm in Fellowship Hall

Sign-up sheet on clipboard outside of Fellowship Hall, cost is $20.00 per person. In an emergency, being able to perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can help save a life. CPR is an emergency procedure that consists of chest compressions and often assisted ventilation to maintain the circulation of oxygenated blood if an individual’s heart or breathing stops. Immediately starting CPR and carrying it out until trained medical staff arrives can substantially increase an individual’s chances of survival and improve their overall out come.

Bible Study Group
Tuesdays, 11:00 am
This group is for anyone who is curious about the stories in the Bible. We will meet on Tuesdays at 11am at the church. And if you’d like, bring your Bible. If you have questions, just contact the church office. Hope to see you!

Devotion Books
January-March issues of "Christ in Our Homes" and "The Word in Season" are available now. These devotion books are helpful ways to keep growing our faith. Start a new year with word of God every day! Take one home today!

Fellowship Hour Treats
Please join us for Fellowship Hour held each Sunday, directly after Worship Service at Good Shepherd in Fellowship Hall.  We are looking for weekly volunteers to bring cookies, snacks or other finger foods. Please join us for a snacks and coffee as we visit with one another and our Clergy. Sign-up sheet is available in Fellowship Hall

Make-A-Smile Cards for Lena Living Center
Each month we will send cards to the Lena Living Center. This is a new ministry to share love of Christ to the residence in the nursing home. We are responsible for 10 cards each month. If you would like to help with this ministry, just bring cards to church by the 10th of each month. Please sign and include short encouraging words. Our hope is to make them smile! Questions? Contact the church office or Pr. Miho.

                Youth Owl Night and Christmas Program

Good Shepherd’s Annual Meeting
January 29, 2023 at10:30am Following Worship
Committee Chairs, please get your reports to the church secretary by January 9th. Potluck to be held after Annual Meeting. Annual Reports will be available for pickup on January 22.

Email Scam: Not From Bishop Fidlar
To Members of the Northern Illinois Synod,
Please ignore email messages you may receive that says it is from Bishop Stacie Fidlar asking for you to purchase gift cards or to contact her as she needs you to complete a task. THIS IS A SCAM. Bishop Fidlar will never ask you to purchase gift cards or to ask you to contact her to complete a task. If you look at the sender’s email address you will notice that this is not Bishop’s email address. Ms. Julie Lewis, Executive Administrator to the Bishop, Northern Illinois Synod, ELCA.


Needed: Food Pantry Volunteers
Next Opportunity: February 25
Good Shepherd helps with Le-Win Food Pantry on the 4th Saturday of even numbered months from 8:20am-11:30am. Needs are high and we are looking for 2 volunteers for upcoming even numbered months If you are interested, put your name on the sign up sheet at the ramp or contact the church office. 

Updating Worship Volunteers!
We are updating our list of those who are available to help with Sunday worship. We currently are seeking assistance with, greeters, lectors, communion assistance, and elevator operators. If you are available to help, contact the church office with the your name, phone number and the area you are willing to volunteer. There is also a sign up sheet on the bulletin board by Fellowship Hall. Thank you very much. We appreciate all your help!

     
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