Daily Devotions
 

For the next several weeks, as we observe the “Stewardship Season”, our daily devotions will be written by members of Good Shepherd.  I (Pastor Heidi) asked these folks to reflect on how the ministry of Good Shepherd impacts their life, whether through relationships they have, worship experiences or other meaningful ways our corporate life touches them.  As you read their powerful testimonies let your mind also explore how Good Shepherd’s ministry has touched YOUR life in meaningful ways.  How has your faith be deepened because of your church home?

Just a reminder that May 23rd is Stewardship Sunday and we are inviting you to return your Estimate of Giving card on that day when you come to worship.  You can also mail your form in, or fill it out on line.  Our goal as a congregation is to increase our giving by $1000 per week in the year ahead. Thank you.  Now enjoy today’s devotion.

Pastor Heidi Johns

 

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Daily Devotion

Our daily devotions will take a different approach from October 19-30 as we focus on Hunger in conjunction with our NEEDS food drive.  Each day we will watch a short video from ELCA World Hunger.   Today’s video introduces us to Senior Citizen Jim Freeman of Spartanburg, S.C.  When we think of hunger we may not think about elderly people at first.  Hearing Jim’s story will reveal that many seniors need not only help with meals, but also relief from a deep sense of loneliness.  The NEEDS food pantry in Kenwood offers help to people of all ages, including the elderly.  

Watch the video and reflect on the questions below: Video Link

Have you ever considered how your presence in a person’s life might help relieve them of the crushing loneliness they face every day?  Who in your life might benefit from your friendship and kindness the way Jim’s life is affected by the volunteers from the mobile meal program? 

Who might you pray with today?

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