Building Faith for the GenerationsLutheran Church of the Good Shepherd is a vibrant community of faith that rejoices in the Grace of God, teaches the message of Jesus Christ, and ministers faithfully to all people.

Please join us for worship Sunday mornings at 9:00am or 11:15am;
Sunday School at 10:15am.

We’re located at 1108 24th St West in Billings, MT.


We will be having the groundbreaking ceremony April 2, at 10:30am for our new LCGS Education Center. Join us in the narthex; we will sing as we make our way to the parking lot, and then commence digging. If you want the “hands on” experience of the first ground break, bring a shovel as we begin this new journey of faith.

“Lent 2017-Living Our Baptism” is about our faith journey as we come from the baptismal waters to live a new life in Christ. Come join with our faith family as we explore the promises made in Baptism during Lent this year. Soup supper will be served Wednesdays from 5:45-6:30; Hold Evening Prayer worship begins at 7 pm.

 

No Route 66 Thursday, March 30. We’ll resume April 6.

Keenagers will meet Friday, April 7, 2017 at 11:30am for lunch at St. John’s.

Keenagers is a group of retirees that meet once a month for lunch and a program with topics and speakers varying each month. New attendees are always welcome. Sign-up sheets are in the narthex on the kiosk.

Deadline for the March meeting is Friday, March 31. If you have questions, please contact Adeline Schmidt, 652-1738.

As part of this year’s Holy Week remembrance we will host a Passover Seder in the fellowship hall on Maundy Thursday, April 13 at 6:00pm. Rabbi Uri Barnea has agreed to lead the Seder and help us understand more about our Jewish heritage. The Seder meal will be in place of worship that evening. The cost is $5.00 per person and tickets may be purchased at the church office or during worship hours April 2 & 9. The deadline for purchasing tickets is 5:00pm April 9. For more information, talk with Pastor Steve.

Service of Shadows and Stones, Friday April 14, 7:30pm.

Easter services, Sunday April 16, 7:00am, 9:00am, & 11:15am; serving breakfast 8:00am-10:30am.

We are gearing up for Easter Breakfast and need your help. Watch for the sign up board in the narthex and sign up to provide food items, set-up, cooking, serving, and clean-up. The ELCA National Youth Gathering team along with the youth and their families are spearheading this project and the proceeds will go the their trip to Houston in 2018. Thank you in advance for your donations and support!

The Youth Choir is preparing for our summer tour June 19-24. This year we’re going to Helena, where fun activities will include touring Lewis & Clark Caverns, the Capitol building, and the Cathedral; taking the Gates of the Mountains river cruise; playing at a waterpark; and taking in dinner and a show at the local theater on Friday night. The choir will also perform at a different location each day. Each singer pays 50% of the cost for tour and the other 50% we bring in through fundraisers in April and May.

Being good Lutherans, we’re offering you several opportunities to EAT! The first will be right after Easter – the choir kids will be bussing tables and singing for tips at Pizza Ranch on April 20, 5-9pm. We will also have a bake sale there with delicious desserts and goodies. Tell your friends and bring your neighbors. Thank you for your support!

It’s softball sign-up time! Games will be Monday nights beginning May 1st. This is a co-ed team that has tons of FUN!!! All skill levels are welcome and encouraged to play. Deadline for sign-up is the April 30. Contact Mike Eubank @ 647-9234, or find him at church on Wednesdays or Sundays.


Rejoicing in the grace of God, teaching the message of Jesus Christ, and ministering faithfully to all people!