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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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.

Festival Choir
On Saturday, October 8, 2022, we will have the opportunity to participate in a joyful worship service as we gather to welcome and install the Rev. Stacie Fidlar as our new Northern Synod bishop of the ELCA. For this special occasion, which will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 200 N. 1st Street, Rockford, we will have a Festival Choir. You, and members of you congregation, are invited to be a part of the choir. The Festival Choir will rehearse from 9:00am—10:30am on Saturday, October 8th at Trinity Lutheran Church. This will give us time to practice the anthem, the hymns and the liturgy before the service begins at 11:00am. Please encourage your choir members to be a part of the Festival Choir. It would be wonderful to have every church in our NIS represented at this exciting worship service. If you are interested in joining the Festival Choir, please contact Janis Kurth via email, jkurth73@yahoo.com.

Grief Support Group:
Walking Through Grief

Wednesdays Through October 12; 6:00pm-7:30pm
At SSM Health at Home, Monroe Hospice Office, 1905 5th Street, Monroe. The group will explores the grieving process and ideas for coping and healing. Additional information can be found at -ssmhealth.com/events

                Youth Owl Night and Christmas Program

Sunday School
All Ages Sunday School to start October 9, 9:00-9:20 am. It will be held the 2nd and Fourth Sundays of each month.

Worship Volunteers Needed!
There is now an option on how you take communion you may take it as the self serve communion cups we have been using or we believe it is now safe that you may receive communion by intinction. We are searching for Communion Assistants, sign up sheet is posted in the hallway near Fellowship Hall. Volunteers are also needed to be Greeters, and Lectors. If you can help, please let the church office know. We appreciate ALL your help!

Bible Study Group
Tuesdays, 11:00 am
We meet on Tuesdays at 10am at the church. Just show up with your curiosity! And if you’d like, bring your Bible. Questions? Contact the church office. Hope to see you this Tuesday, at 10am!

Needed: Food Pantry Volunteers
Next Opportunity: October 22
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 months: October 22nd and December 24th. If you are interested, put your name on the sign up sheet at the ramp or contact the church office.

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.

     
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