What’s Happening at Good Shepherd This Week
Sunday Morning Worship and Christian Ed
Dear Good Shepherd,
After many months of meeting digitally, we are ready to resume meeting in person this Sunday.
Both the 8am Service and the 10:30 service will be held in person at Good Shepherd this Sunday. Christian Education will still be live-streamed for this week, and will not be open to the public. The 8am Worship service will not be live-streamed, but the 10:30 service will be available to experience in three different ways. Please take a moment to read this note from Matt to the church explaining the options for worship this week.
Christian Education will begin at 9:15 and will be available at this link. This week we’ll continue our discussion of Clement’s epistle to the Corinthians written in 95Ad. You can read the entire epistle on our website here. If you missed last Sunday’s class on Clement, you can watch it all here.
The live-stream of the 10:30 service will be posted on Facebook each week. The stream will begin on Sunday starting at 10:20am but the service will not start until 10:30am. You should be able to access it at this link. If you don’t have a Facebook account, you will still be able to view all of the services, classes and studies.
You can download the bulletin, including the scripture readings if you click on this link. In the bulletin, you’ll notice that there are links in the offertory section to take you out to two different means of giving electronically. If you would like to send your tithe electronically, these are the best ways to do so. You can still send your tithe in by traditional mail as well. You will also notice that the front cover picture, as well as the congregational directions are now in color! This is a bright spot of enjoying a fully digital bulletin. The red is a close match to the traditional color of those directions in the BCP.
In Other News…
The Shepherd’s Bowl ministry has resumed serving the community. Meals are pre-packaged and handed out at the parking lot entrance of the building at 5pm. This week Mike Rice is serving with team 5. If you’d like information on how to become involved in helping with Shepherd’s Bowl, please contact Jonathan Groves or Martha Rice.
If you are a member of Good Shepherd and in need of food, please contact the office. We have food available in the member food pantry and are happy to coordinate a time to have you come and take some food for yourself or your family.
Youth Group Youth group will be meeting in person this Sunday. They will meet at 65 Beethoven St. at 1:30pm for a bible study in Tyler’s front lawn and then they will go across the street to Rec Park for a socially distant game. Please be sure to pick the kids up at 3pm.
Mission groups Many mission groups are meeting in person again. Please check with your group leaders to see what’s happening with your regularly attended group.
Bible Studies The Tuesday Morning Bible Study and the Thursday Evening Bible Study are both meeting digitally and are being led by Matt Kennedy. You can access last week’s recordings of most studies by clicking on the tab at the top of the page entitled ‘bible studies’.
The Men’s Breakfast and Bible Study is meeting via google hangouts. Please email Jonathan Groves @ jonathan firstname.lastname@example.org or the office for more information about accessing that class.
As always, you are in our prayers.
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