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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Activities

 

Click Here for a List of Opportunities for Fellowship, Study and Service

Meetings and Events

 

GSLC History: Three Videos
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In-Person Worship Has Resumed

Sundays at 9:30 am
Worship inide the building has resumed. We ask you to follow guidelines to protect the most vulnerable and each other.


We will continue to provide online worship (recorded Sunday worship service) and Sunday reading and prayer through our website and Facebook pages. Please click here for in-person worship guidelines.

Christmas Program Video
Watch our Christmas Program on the GSLC YouTube channel. Click here.

Join Us for Recorded Online Worship!
Click this link for our YouTube Channel.
For the bulletin, click here.


Items Needed for Veterans
Please help us help those that have served. Lena Lions Club is asking for the communities help in collection of items for our local Veterans, during the month of November we will be collecting gloves, socks and stocking caps. Donation box by Washington Street entrance.

Piece Corps Quilter Needs
Are you looking for yarn, or are you getting ready for those winter knitting or crochet projects? If you are, the Piece Corps Quilters has extra yarn available for you. Clothing is not needed at this time. Thank you for your donations.

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

Annual Congregational Meeting
January 30th, 2022
Annual report will be available for pick up at church from after January 23rd. If you’re not able to pick up, call the church office at 815-369-5552 and one can be mailed to you.

Worship Volunteers Needed!
We are updating our list of those who can help with Sunday worship. The Church Council has decided that instead of having separate ushers for greeters and communion, that the Worship Ushers could assist with communion as well as be greeters,and the Lector and Worship Assistant could be the same person. Livestream Operator will be one person, PowerPoint Operator will be one person, and the Elevator Operator can be done by one person above the age of 18. This will require 6 volunteers weekly. We will help you learn how to do each task. 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 the Fellowship Hall. Thank you very much. We appreciate all your help!

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

Join a Book Group With other Good Shepherd Members
Wednesdays; 3:00 pm via Zoom
Do you like to read? Do you like to meet new people? Do you like to learn about history of Christianity? You may join a book group! We meet on Wednesday 3pm-4pm via zoom. We read one or two chapters from "The Story of Christianity, Vol. 1: The Early Church to the Dawn of the Reformation" by Justo L. Gonzalez. We are very casual. We talk anything from weather, church, cats to church history. All are welcome to join. If you are interested, contact the church office for the zoom link. *This is a part of John 10: 16 ministry of Good Shepherd Lutheran in Pearl River, NY.

Needed: Food Pantry Volunteers
Next Opportunity: February 26
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: February 26, 2022, April 23rd, June 25th, August 27th, 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 .

     
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