GSLS Exterior Maintenance 2024

Good Shepherd needs outside work done on their grounds for nine months each year. Each of the three churches are responsible for 3 months of grounds work each year. Duties will include: mowing 1 - 2 weeks, trim around the school and lot, trim ditches monthly, and pick up trash around the school. Trinity is on the schedule for July to maintain the grounds. If you are willing to help with this please contact the school office at 309-347-2020.

Good Shepherd Lutheran School Open House

Tuesday, July 23, 2024 - 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Come and see what Good Shepherd is all about! Tour the school, meet the teachers and staff, and receive important information on the upcoming 2024 - 2025 school year. The administration staff will be available to answer any questions you may have. Refreshments will be served.

Ice Cream Social

Sunday, July 28 - 6:00 - 8:00pm

Ice cream will be provided. Attendees are asked to bring a favorite ice cream topping to share.

2024 Flower Chart

The 2024 flower chart is up on the bulletin board in the hallway by the 4th Street entrance. Simply sign your name by the date you wish to donate flowers. A form will be sent to you when your date is near. Dates are chosen on a first come first serve basis.

“Shop with RaiseRight/Scrip”

We encourage you to use Good Shepherd's RaiseRight/Scrip program for all of your gift card needs. Whether for shopping or gifting, we have a wide variety of gift cards available. Each card you purchase at face value provides a benefit to Good Shepherd. Orders may be submitted to your Church's SCRIP table or to the School office. Any questions, please check with the school office or call or text Charlie Berndt at 309-642-1980.

A Dollar for Missions

There is a container on the chair in the back of the sanctuary for you to put your dollars in. Additional information regarding the Dollars for Missions Projects can be found on the district website at

Volunteers Needed!

Volunteers are needed each Sunday for the following. 1) Giving rides to members wanting to come to church but do not have any transportation. If you can help with this please contact Debbie Fornoff or the church office at 309-346-1391. 2) Picking up donuts. 3) Helping in the kitchen Sunday to serve donuts, coffee and juice. Please consider volunteering for one of these service opportunities. Take a look here to learn more.

75 & Over Dinner

Click here to view photos from the 75 & Over Dinner held on October 21.

Welcome to our vacancy pastor, Rev. Mark Drews!

Pastor Drews began serving as Trinity’s vacancy pastor on Wednesday, November 1.  His phone number is:  701-390-6073.  Please call him if you need any pastoral assistance.

New Worship Service Time

At the September 14 Voter’s Assembly Meeting it was approved to proceed to one Sunday worship service. Beginning Sunday, October 1 there will be one worship service at 9:00 am with Sunday School at 10:15 a.m. Communion will be held on the 1st, 3rd, and 5th Sundays of each month.