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 October 21-28, 2018: Trinity

Give not from the top of your purse but from the bottom of your heart.


Church Life
& Events

Board and Committee Meetings

Voter's Meeting
Sunday, October 21st

Trustee's Meeting
Thursday, October 25th


 Every 1st Sunday is
Mite Sunday

The 2nd Sunday is
Food Pantry Sunday


Family Tribe Schedules

The new Family Tribe schedules have been posted on the board by the kitchen in the fellowship hall and on our website here:

“Wednesday Meal Teams”

Spiritual Growth
& School News

Spiritual Growth

Tuesday Early Risers Bible Study (6:00 AM) is studying 1 John, 2 John, 3 John.

Women in Grace Tuesday Night Ladies Bible Study: (6:00 PM, 1st & 3rd Tues.) @ Colleen Phillips home, 619 St. Andrew St. studying Great Women of the Bible

Wednesday Evening Bible Study (6:00 PM) is studying Will The Real Jesus Please Stand Up?

Thursday Morning Ladies Bible Study (9:30 AM) is studying Matthew

Rusty Restorations Bible Study (6:30 a.m-2nd & 4th Sat.) is studying Man Up!

Pastor’s Sunday Morning Bible Class (9:15 AM) is studying Hebrews.


A new class of Faith Builders began Thursday October 4th at 7:00pm.

This 6 to 8-week course teaches the basics of the Christian Faith and explains why we do what we do as Lutherans.

If you would like to know more about who we are or just need a refresher course, join us on Thursdays  at 7:00pm.

There is a sign-up sheet on the welcome center by the Kitchen.

Sunday Coffee and Bible Study

Please join us after the first service in the Fellowship Hall for coffee and cookies.  null 


You are also welcome to join us for Adult Bible Study at 9:30 am in the Narthex.  Studying Hebrews

null   MAN UP!

What does it mean to be a Man of God? God’s Word is clear what men are to be and to do as men, fathers and husbands.   
Rusty Restorations, our men’s Bible study meets every 2nd and 4th Saturday morning.  
Breakfast is at 6:30 we study from 7:00 to 8:00.  We are reading through Pastor Jeffrey Hemmer’s book, Man Up!   
Young men, old men and every man in between we would love to have you join us.

Books available at Divine Shepherd.

Tuesday Night Ladies Bible Study:
Women in Grace

We will meet at Colleen Phillips home: 
619 St. Andrew St. at 6:00 pm.

The Bible Study will be held the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Phillips' home.
For questions please call:
Dawn Wombold @ 209-3925 or
Vonda Sturzenbecher
@ 391-0429

News and Information
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  • Do you have old CDs? We will take them off your hands so we can use them for a few projects at school. Simply drop them off at the school.
  • Tuition Assistance is a great way to support students at Black Hills Lutheran. This year our tuition assistance amount needed is $21,000. If you would like to support this need please contact   Mrs. Hoogland at 721-0760.
  • November 1 will be a Preview Day at BHLS. Students in 4th-11th grade are encouraged to attend this day to see what BHLS is all about. Call the school to RSVP, 721-0760.  

Annual BHLS Christmas Wreath Sales

Wreaths handmade by the students, include a bow color of your choosing, holly berries and pinecones. 

18-inch wreaths = $30
26-inch wreaths = $50

Call the school to order or talk to your congregational BHLS student. There will be a sign-up sheet also located at the welcome center or on the order form here.

Sunday School

Sunday School Attendence

Wednesday School Attendence

to Serve

The Altar Guild is looking for helpers!

Please contact Kellie Hanson at


Quilters and Sewers Needed!


The quilting group would like to invite you to join them at:

1:00 pm on Wednesday afternoons.

If you like to sew, make things with your hands, or just be helpful, the quilters need you. They make quilts for the confirmands and quilts to donate overseas. Come in and have some fun creating with this wonderful group.

Do you hear Jesus speaking to you about teaching Sunday or Wednesday classes? Serving in this way is such a blessing to the children, our church, and may be what the Lord has called you to do. Please see Diana Leipold if you wish to teach. God’s blessings to all of you!

Divine Shepherd School NEEDS YOU!



Divine Shepherd Lutheran School Board is looking for volunteers. We are looking for helping hands to: 

-Attend monthly board meetings
-Help make decisions for the new ECC 
-Help plan/volunteer for special events (e.g. Preschool graduation) 
-Be a part of an exciting, mission-driven opportunity