Last Updated July 15, 2020

Bulletin for July 15, 2020

Indoor Worship Services and Parking Lot Services
We are moving our worship service back to the sanctuary. Please look at the guidelines. We will also continue to broadcast the service to the parking lots on FM 88.3 as well as live stream and video. 

We would really appreciate it if you would indicate your Attendance at worship either in person, car, or online. Thanks! 

Thanks for your generosity! You can Give Online through our app or website. We also have Text to Give. Text gift amount to 618-248-4406. You will receive an immediate receipt. Paypal - Send gift amount to 

Good Shepherd Lutheran School is excited to announce that we are hosting a Virtual Auction this year, due to the fact that our Annual Auction had to be canceled this past March. Our online auction will be held from Monday, June 29th to Monday, July 20th! 
The auction is our largest annual fundraiser of the year, so we are asking the Good Shepherd family for your assistance and support of this vital event! Please register at and/or download the Handbid app from your phone. Once the app is downloaded you will search for "Good Shepherd School" in order to register. 
Please share this link and app information on social media! Thanks for your support.

Sunday Morning Adult Bible Study This Sunday we will continue a two-session class on Overcoming Racism. The class will meet in the sanctuary at 9:15 a.m. We will also live stream the class on our Facebook group page. 

Tuesday Communion
You can still attend the Tuesday Communion Services (10 people only) especially if you are attending the Drive-In-Service or watching our service videos. You can call the office at 618-344-3151 or Signup Here

Metro-East Lutheran High School is seeking Host Families for our foreign students for the 2020/2021 school year.  Our academic year will run from August through May and we have 4 female and 2 male foreign students who would like to attend our Christian High School and have an American family experience.  If you are interested please contact the MELHS office at 618-656-0043 or email Dr. Jay Krause at Thanks for prayerfully considering this opportunity.

The Prayer List now available on this "News" page (scroll down).

Thank You for all your cards and well-wishes for my retirement. It has been a blessing to be part of the Good Shepherd family. God’s blessings be with you!   Denise Daniels

Barbara Fedorsak would like to thank everyone for their Prayers, cards, flowers, and good thoughts while battling cancer.

Check out our Videos Buttons on our app or website for past services and Bible Studies. 
Visit our Announcements/News Buttons on our app or website for the latest announcements. 
Join us for Worship this Wednesday at 6:15 p.m.

Online New Member Classes Since we are unable to conduct our normal classes, we are shifting to online classes. If you are interested, please click on the link above. 

Sunday School Helps You can follow updates for Sunday School on the Youth Bible Study Facebook Group. We are providing teaching materials in the church entryway.  

July 24-25, Issues, Etc is hosting their annual Making the Case Conference Online. Guests this year include Robert George, Bryan Wolfmueller, and Mollie Hemningway. The church will host a watch party in the Fellowship Hall (where there will be room for spacing. There is a reduced cost for church watch parties ($75 per person), so please join us if interested. More information about the schedule and topics can be found at

Register for the Website – is designed to be very interactive and to give users many ways to interact with one another. By registering you will have access to the member and friends roster and to special member only pages. To register for the website, we just need your preferred email. You can send that email to After you are registered, you will receive an email and can log-in by creating your own password.

Issues Etc. This week's teachings include: The United Nations' Anti-Family Policies, An Introduction to I Peter, The Doctrine of Election, Ruth and more. You can tune in live weekdays from 3-5 p.m. on KFUO, 850 AM in St. Louis.  You can also listen at your convenience at, the LPR mobile app and your favorite podcast provider.

Does life matter?  If the Lord is leading you with a sense of desire to leave an estate gift to support “ministry”, who should receive that gift?  Should it be aimed toward your congregation, or some other missionary or educational support?  Would it help you to have someone ask you some questions to lead you to confident purpose?  Your LCMS Foundation, Gift Planning Counselor can help you.  Contact Scott Radden, your LCMS Gift Planning Counselor at (618) 977-4049 or for more information.

Attendance last week was 247 with 224 Communing.The offering was $20,087. Specials $1,247. Total $21,333.


Current Prayer List

Sherry Mays, Member, Thanks for prayers!

Bob Niedringhaus, Brother-In-Law of Ken and Donna Kober and Mike and Susan Kober, Heart Issues

Marilyn J. Karns, Mother of Jennifer Davinroy, Asleep in Jesus June 27, 2020

Shirley Chapman, Sister of Wayne Kemp, Surgery

Janet Lock, sister of Katie Robinson, diagnosed with breast cancer

Bill Werth, son of former members Jeannie and Gerald Werth, hospitalized in serious condition from an airplane crash.

Allison Tyberendt Izard baby Malsyn born June 25 hospitalized at Cardinal Glennon for tests

Ian, Nephew of Mike Krueger, recovery from COVID and good test results for family 

Marci Galen, Member, Surgery Recovery and relief from ongoing back and leg pain

Ann Eckert, Member

Byron Hilmes, Member, Speedy recovery from COVID and protection for family

Bo Pritchard, Member, Surgery

Tony Zedolek, Brother-in-law of Bonnie Blasingame, Heart Issues

Betty Moeller, Member, Surgery recovery

Mark Sengele, Member, Surgery

For the family of Donald Roth, Father of Catherine Streuter, asleep in Jesus June 10, 2020

Jordan Wright, Friend of C. Wirth - Deployed

Nikki Boyles, Member, Speedy recovery from COVID. Nikki is also a nurse at Barnes Hospital.

Melaina Escobar, Friend of the Kemps, Liver Cancer 

Donna Asbeck, Mother of Kim Gindler, Shoulder surgery May 27, 2020

Dave Bohler, Member, Thanksgiving for successful surgery & continued healing

For the family of Albert Fischer, asleep in Jesus May 12, 2020

For the family of Mary Ann Nicol, asleep in Jesus May 17, 2020

Marcia Stralow, Member, was released from the hospital and is recuperating at home

Luke Daniels, 17 year old nephew of Michelle Fiudo, Hospitalized

For the family of Archie Schoenbeck, Asleep in Jesus May 2, 2020

Kayla, daughter of a friend of Amy Randall, on life support due to COVID

For the family of Dee Cionko, friend of Kim Gindler, for the sudden loss of her husband

Terrence O'Brien, Father of Beth Italiano, Hospitalized

Jean Kosten, Member, Collarbone Surgery

Duane Turner, Member, Hospitalized with kidney problems 

Carlene Wirth, Mem. – Dislocated Shoulder 

Tom Skosky, Br. of J. Skosky – Health Issues due to Cancer Treatment

Marcus Tso, Co. W. of M. Kober – Health Issues

Anthony Kober, S. of M. Kober – Kidney Failure

Eliana DiLiberto, D. of A. & J. DiLiberto – Infection

Glenn Telford, Gr.S-In-Law of S. & M. Schiller – Barnes/ICU

Shari Christ, daughter of Lorene Christ - Spinal Infusion

Linda Alberter, Fr. of D. Ulkus – Spinal Surgery

Harold Ulkus, Mem. – Health Issues

Cindy Daniels, Mem. – Hip Replacement

Logan Kowalski, Fr. of M. Galen – Leukemia

Grant, Fr. of M. Galen – Back Surgery Recovery

Tracey Hartmann, Sis-in-law of R. & D. Hartmann – Health Concerns

Bella Swarthout, Mem. – Eye Surgery

Nancy Noascono, A. of K. Budnicki – Stroke Recovery 

Marian Bockting, Fr. of J. & K. Budnicki – Hospitalized in ICU

Eva Hargis, Sis. of O. Smith – b-cell Lymphoma

Chris Durnam, Nph. of E. & B. Burstadt – Cancer

Rufus & Mary Clapp, Frs. of J. Pries – Recurring Cancer

Richard & Elaine Kruger, Br. & Sis-in-Law of J. Pries – Recurring Cancer

Herman Wenos, Fr. of W. & G. Kemp – Brain Tumor

Rachel LaCroix, Gr. D. of B. Sudbring – Cervical Lymphoma  

Barbara Fedorsak, Mem. – Blood Issues

Mickey Crowe, M. of K. Robinson – Bladder Cancer

Thomas Sexton, Infant Nephew of C. & C. Loemker – Heart Problems

Cindy Dixon, Fr. of E. Jackson – Hospitalized 

Richard Surface, Br-in-Law of M. Montgomery – Cancer

Keith Lomax, Br. of C. Lomax – Health Issues

Doris Crowell, M. of T. Tucker-Lindsey – Hospice

David Noel, Fr. G. Whitehead – Parkinson’s 

Richard Wallace, Mem. – Rehab

Irene Moretti, Member – Hospice

Rufus  Downing, F. of B. Downing – Lung Cancer

Trenton Kuta, Fr. of B. Clessa – Cancer

Rebecca Johnston, M. of M. Johnston – Cancer

Emil Biegler, F. of N. Skosky – Dementia 

Frank Francis, Fr. of B. Jones – Cancer

Mary Ann Biegler, M. of N. Skosky – Health Issues

Jimmy Maine, Mem. 

Tom Schaefer, S-In-Law of F. Mirly - Cancer 

Chan Pratt, Fr. of T. Schnicker – ALS

Bill Jackson, Mem. – Cancer

Ginny Bergen, Fr. R. Kopp - Hospice 

Jeff Woodward, Fr. of E. Antonovich – Kidney Failure

Judy Rodden, M. of J. Wright – Leukemia

Barbara Whitehead, Csn. of G. Whitehead – Thyroid 

Lydia Fenton, Gr. D. of J. Pries 

Gary Peludat, Br. of D. Peludat - Cancer

Mary Vesci, Fr. of L. Anson – Breast Cancer

Pam Kepley, Csn. of K. Dall – Brain Cancer

Roger Clark, Br.-in L, of K. & P. Rincker – Health Issues

Peg Clark, Sis. of K. & P. Rincker – Heart Problems 

Dan Kruger, Br. of J. Pries – Cancer

Greg Fiudo, Csn. of J. Fiudo –Lung Cancer

Ian Bossi, G. S. of L. & L. Finn – Life Issues 

Edward Stephens, Br. of K. Johnson – Cancer

Dennis Pulvirenti, Mem. – Health Concerns

Mike Ruger, Mem. – Memory Loss

Helen Schoenherr, Fr. of C. Wirth – Cancer

Elsa Weimerslage, 5 Yr. Old Fr. of A. Zika – Leukemia

Galen Peters, Fr. of M. Montgomery – Cancer

Diana Klapperich, N. of S. Gaskill – Brain Tumor

Jo Anne Giofre, Fr. of D. Wesemann – Health Problems

Mary Rodgers, M of B. Rodgers – Cancer 

Kristin Carlson, Fr. R. Kopp, Trigeminal Neuralgia

Andrew Shah 9 yr. old, Fr. of R. Kopp - Leukemia

Megan Call, Fr. of C. Pulvirenti - Cancer

Sarah Frey, Mem - Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)

Cheryl Metzler, Dau of D & J Metzler - Cancer