Sundays at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday School 10:45 a.m.

118 East Mason Street
Lena, IL 61048


Children's Education  & Enrichment

Sunday School
Sunday school meets September through May at 10:45 am for songs, Bible stories, prayer, crafts, and many creative ways to learn about God’s love together.  

Wild WednesdaySunday School, Confirmation, Youth Events, Family Fun and Service events, Summer Ministries Mission: to team with families in the growth of their child’s faith by providing a fun, loving, and safe community where children meet, love, and serve the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Good Shepherd Confirmation Program for 7th-8th grade youth will meet at Good Shepherd on on Sunday 10:45am-11:30am for learning, fun, and growing in relationship with Jesus.

God’s Global Barnyard
Sunday School Offerings
Sunday School collects offerings for ELCA World Hunger God’s Global Barnyard. (check their web site to learn about their life changing ministries in the United States and also in the world.) In 2018 Sunday School students gave the offerings to buy a pig, Bible, warm blanket, chicks, community vegetable garden, water filter, clinic visit for a child, vaccina-tion for a child, school supplies, stocking a back-pack with food, feeding a refugee family, solar-powered lantern, mosquito net, farming tools, honey bees, fruit tree, school fees, and a school uniform for a girl.

VBS 2014
Vacation Bible School 2018! All Aboard! Gospel Express. 

First CommunionFirst Holy Communion Preparation

“This is my body and blood which seals God’s promise, that your sins are forgiven.” Matthew 26:27 - 29

Youth & Children's Ministry Registration & Conduct Form
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Mark Your Calendar!
Vacation Bible School 2019

Friendship: A Love that Never Ends!
July 15(Monday)-July 18 (Thursday)

Important Dates - 2019
April 14 (Sunday) Palm/Passion Sunday
Children will lead the congregation with the processional Gospel reading at the beginning of the service.
April 20 (Saturday) Easter breakfast preparation (4pm-)
April 21 (Sunday) Easter Breakfast at the Fellowship Hall
April 27 (Saturday) Relay for Life at Stephenson County Fair Ground
May 12 (Sunday) Baccalaureate Service (7pm at UMC)
May 19 (Sunday) Teacher recognition Sunday Last day of Sunday School
May 31-June 1 (Friday-Saturday) Youth OWL Night

VBS 2018

VBS 2018
There were 30 children and 42 volunteers that helped make the 2018 VBS an enjoyable experience for our youth. The Good Shepherd Congregation thanks God for the energetic, talented generous members who led and helped with VBS 2018 Gospel Express.

Open Church
We provide games for Lena Weekly Gathering (June-August). 
Open ChurchOpen Church

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