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We have a new series of New Member Classes beginning Wednesday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend any of the classes. We will be covering topics such as: The Existence of God, Is the Bible a Myth?, Creation & Evolution, The Problem of Evil, and much more.

"Making the Case" Conference. Issues Etc. is offering a discount registration for GSLC members. The cost is $75 including three meals. Register at  or call 618-223-8385 .  Attendance is limited to 400.  

Crossroads Picnic in the park.  Join us on Sunday, May 21st at 12:00 p,m, at Edwardsville Township “Airplane” Park.  Pack a picnic lunch or grab your favorite food on your way from church.  We will try and get picnic tables but bring a blanket just in case.  Meet at the parking lot next to the playgrounds.  Crossroads will not be providing a main dish or drinks for this event.  We hope that everyone can make it out for a nice afternoon in the park. 

Family Campout - Join us at Jellystone Park at Pine Lakes in Pittsfield, IL Friday June 2nd thru Sunday June 4th.  This will be a fun weekend with friends and family.  Enjoy a relaxing weekend of  swimming, games, fishing and more.  Activities include a potluck and church service in a beautiful outdoor setting.  Visit for camping and accommodation options.  To reserve your campsite or cabin, call 877-808-7463.  Don’t wait, spots will fill up fast!  Be sure to mention you are part of the Good Shepherd Crossroads group.  Please E-mail Beth Italiano at after you have made your reservation, to help keep an accurate count of who is going.  Want to be added to our Facebook group? Other questions? Contact Beth Italiano at 618-593-2946 - or Carrie Kober at 618-346-1158 -

GSLS Students To Sing At Busch Stadium - Cardinals Tickets are on sale now! The GSLS Choir sing “God Bless America” on Sunday, July 9th 2017 at Busch Stadium on the field for the 1:15 p.m. game against the Mets!  Tickets are in the Left Field Loge.  Tickets are offered at a greatly discounted price-just $20 and include a coupon for a Free hot dog and soda.  This great value is available only while supplies last.  Please consider coming to support the choir and enjoy the game on July 9th after church.  Please contact the school office (618-344-3153 or in person to purchase your tickets.  GSLS Music/Band Program receives a portion of the proceeds based on how many tickets we sell!

Lansdowne Community Cleanup In East St. Louis - Saturday, May 27th. Join Unity Lutheran Church and School for a "Clean-up Day of properties close to Unity. To make the program a success you can help in the following ways: 1. Pray for the effort. 2. Help with yard cleanup, painting and neighborhood beautification. 3. Help with donated materials. 4. Provide financial support. For more information, contact Rev. Dr. Willie P. Stallworth at 314-724-9949 or 618-874-6600.  to make a monetary gift today, mail to 4200 Caseyville Avenue, East St. Louis, IL.  62204

"Making the Case" Conference. Issues Etc. is offering a discount registration for GSLC members. The cost is $75 including three meals. Register at  or call 618-223-8385 .  Attendance is limited to 400.  "Making the Case" has been sold out the last two years.  Speakers include: Rev. Matt Harrison, Rev. Chris Rosebrough, Aaron Wolf, Rev. Peter Bender, Terry Mattingly and Rev. Todd Peperkorn.  "Making the Case" is Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10 in Collinsville, IL.  Click here to find out more.

Observe The 500th Anniversary Of The Reformation with Rev. Dr. Clifford and Lois Winter of Wichita, KS, Nov. 1-12, 2017. Visit Luther sites: Wittenberg, Eisleben, Leipzig, Eisenach, and Erfurt plus Berlin, Munich, Vienna, Salzburg, and Prague. This “Steps of Martin Luther Tour of Germany, Austria, and Prague” includes round trip airfare from Chicago, professional guides, hotels, deluxe coach, 17 meals, all taxes, fees, surcharges, and porterage.  Daily trip-related devotions and warm fellowship. Call 316-942-5811 or email for a brochure.

Bob Streuter Memorial Golf Tournament, Saturday, June 10, 2017 at Roland Barkau Golf Course Okawville, Illinois.  Proceeds go to the S.I.D. Student Aid Endowment Fund.  Check in at 7:30-8:30 a.m. (Continental breakfast), Shot gun start at 8:30 a.m. with a meal following team play.  Complete cost of golf outing $80 per person (includes, meal, green fee for 18 holes, skins game, mulligans & golf cart)  Ages 64 & under at the white tees, 65-74 yellow tees & 75+ at the red tees.  Please return your registration form by May 31.  Make check payable to:  Southern Illinois District.  For more information call (618) 234-4767 or  Information posted.  Registration and sponsor forms are on the table in the narthex.