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Thank you to everyone who came out to support my family and I on Valentine's Day! We truly appreciate all the kind words, prayers, and donations.  God's Blessings.

Melissa Seifert

Vacation Bible School 2019


Materials are here! Dates have been set: July 22-26th, 2019. Now we have lots of opportunities to make a difference in a child's life!  Please contact Fawna Goff and she will let you know about the different ways that you can help.  Not all are teaching, food, cookies, help to set up and tear down, etc. Talk to her on Sundays or email her at: Fawn Goff

Rusty Restorations Men's Bible Study



DSLC Choir has been working hard on several pieces to go along with the Advent and Christmas season.  It is such an honor to work with this great group of people!  We love singing music that helps point others to Jesus.  Did you know that music helps us remember things?  I would be willing to bet that most of you can still sing songs from your childhood.  Choir music helps us focus on Jesus and creates another way to bring us closer to the Lord and His word.  Here is our schedule for Advent and Christmas, each song working to help us remember why we celebrate Christmas and the promises of God.  


December 2nd “We Wait”

December 12 “Waiting For Bethlehem’s Light”

December 19 “O Come, Emmanuel”

December 23 “Holy Is Your Name”

December 24 “Come To The Manger”

December 25 “Gloria Noel”

As always, we could use more voices in our little group.  You don’t need to be able to read music, we will help you with that.  We meet on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30. We work hard but have a lot of fun doing it.  We hope that you enjoy the songs that we have chosen.  

In Christ, 


Scot Dobbs

Congrats to Scot Dobbs         null

 on being commissioned and installed as a teacher at Zion.

LWML 2018 Bazaar Proceeds….$2816.50!!!! 

WOW!  A big “THANK YOU” to all who came and bought our craft/baked items and our luncheon goodies. 

We also give thanks to our God for the talents and abilities He has given to all those who gave items for sale.   The crafters met many Friday nights and others worked at home; salsa, jams, pie fillings, etc., were canned; and kuchen, bread, bars, and many items were baked.  Lots of work done for missions, but it paid off! 

Our four mission recipients (The Pine Ridge Mission church, the Divine Shepherd Early Childhood Center, Titus Utecht (a seminary student the LWML supports monthly) and Pastor Daniel Jastrum (a LCMS missionary to Japan that the LWML supports monthly) will each receive a check for $705!  What a blessing it is to give!!     

$5,000 LWML Grant Received


At its June meeting, the LWML South Dakota District voted on what mission grants they would support with the mite money we will gather in across the state for the years 2018-2020.   

The Early Childhood Center of Divine Shepherd had submitted paperwork to be considered as one of the mission grants.  We are happy to report that the ECC was chosen as one of the grant recipients in the amount of $5,000. 

This month, a representative of the LWML SD District came to our ECC and granted them a check in the amount of $5,000!  The money will be used to fund the purchase of equipment for the infant and toddler rooms, upgrade the washer and dryer, purchase a commercial refrigerator and to purchase music equipment. 

Thank you to all who “drop their coins” into the mite box the first Sunday of each month at Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church.  These mites make these grants possible!!