This Week at Good Shepherd, April 27 – May 3

Tuesday, April 28
7:00 pm – CLA Circle in Fellowship Hall; Kathy Buzza, Hostess
   (LWR Baby Care Kits will be assembled)

Wednesday, April 29
7:30 am – Men’s Breakfast in Fellowship Hall
4:45 pm – Confirmation
8:00 pm – Band Rehearsal

Thursday, April 30
10:00-11:30 am – Bible Study With Pastor April in Fellowship Hall

Friday, May 1
9:00-10:30 am – WELCA Hosts May Friendship Day in Fellowship Hall
   (See below for more details)

Saturday, May 2
Luther College Spring Fling at Good Shepherd
5:00 pm – Worship Service With Holy Communion

Sunday, May 3
8:45 am – Choir Rehearsal
9:30 am – Worship Service With Holy Communion
10:45 am – Education and Church Forum Committees’ Inter-Generational Event
   “Branches Over Time” – Sharing Favorite Sunday School Memories
   (see below for more details)
7:00 pm – Decorah Chorale Concert – Decorah Lutheran Church
   Good Shepherd members in the Chorale:
   Jason Rausch (Director), Sharon Drew, Joyce Epperly, and Luther Snow

Good Shepherd’s WELCA Hosts May Friendship Day

Friday, May 1, 9:00 – 10:30 am
maydayThis year’s theme for Church Women United’s annual spring celebration is “Journey of the Caregiver”. All are welcome to come together to celebrate those who care for the needs of others as well as increase awareness of their needs for support and respite. Good Shepherd’s Heather Cote and Gail Judisch were joined by several area churchwomen in planning this event: Marilyn Holland, Decorah Congregational UCC; Sandy Kittleson, Decorah Lutheran; Sherry Schilling, First United Methodist; and Patti Davis and Joan Schissel, St. Benedict Catholic Parish.

The morning begins with coffee and refreshments and will include sharing information and resources to help caregivers address and cope with their challenges. A short program and presentation by Barbara Labosky, Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging Caregiver Program Coordinator, will close the celebration, The event will be held in the church’s Fellowship Hall, 701 Iowa Avenue. Decorah. For additional information contact Heather Cote, Gail Judisch, or the Church Office, 382-3963.

Good Shepherd’s Inter-Generational Event “Branches Over Time”

Sunday, May 3 (beginning at 10:45 am)
The Church Forum and Education Committees invite all to share favorite Sunday School memories during these inter-generational conversations. Our Sunday School students will pair up with members to exchange stories and capture them on video tape for this oral sharing project, “Branches Over Time”.