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

118 East Mason Street
Lena, IL 61048


Children of the Cross

Fun!The youth of Good Shepherd, ages Jr. High through High School, are known as Children of the Cross. We do many fun activities such as: Youth OWL night (lock-ins), Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center (LOMC) retreats, Children’s Christmas program, Youth Sunday, Easter Breakfast, and Vacation Bible School.

We believe that the youth experience God’s grace throughserving others. Community service is important part of ourr Fun!youth ministry. Our youth participate in Souper Bowl of Caring, food pantry collections, baking cookies for Operation Good Fellow, nursing home visits, making cards for homebound members as well as taking leadership roles in worship services..
Contact the church for more info..
1-815-369-5552 or1-815-369-5552 or goodshepherdlc@mediacombb.net


2016 Mission Trip to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota
Pine RidgePine Ridge

Summer 2015 Mission Trip to Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
The Mission Trip Team traveled to the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota August 7th-15th. While in Pine Ridge, the team spent time with the Lakota people, listening, learning, serving, and sharing. The team is so thankful for the Mission Trip Prayer Team and for the support from the congregation and community! This is a ministry of the whole congregation. Thank you! Please see the September 2015 issue of the newsletter for many more details! Click here.

Owl Night
 Youth OWL Night
Our doors are open all night
Youth Gathering 
National Youth Gathering, Houston, TX
Snack all night
LOMC Swing Choir 
LOMC Swing Choir Concert
Lent Service 
Mid-Week Lent Service
Synod Assembly      Synod Assembly 

Confirmation Class 2022
Confirmation Class of 2022

Youth & Children's Ministry Registration & Conduct Form
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LYO June 2015Lutheran Youth Organization (LYO) With Christian Rock Band “Lasting Hope” At Youth Synod Assembly June 18 & 19 Augustana College in Rock Island.

Youth Group Nights at Good Shepherd!
7th-12th graders, come join in the Fun and Connection on Wednesday nights at 7pm! Prayer, Games, and Conversation. Let’s grow together! Feel free to invite friends! Who will you invite?

Confirmation Classes for 7th - 8th Graders
Sundays at 10:45am-11:30am. During the school year.
There are additional activities in summer. 

Thank you
Youth group has received a matching fund from Mitek Corp. We thank them for their generosity.


Youth In ActionYouth In Action!
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30 Hour Famine Donations30 Hour Famine Thank You
Thank You! To Good Shepherd Lutheran church youth group who collected 218 Items-308 lbs of food and $35.00 for the Lena Food Pantry during the 30 Hour Famine Service Project. Thank You for your effort on behalf of the needy in our community Great Job! Larry Buchenau

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