Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Food Pantry is a ministry that survives solely on donations from church members and community donations in the form of food staples and or cash donations. Not only does this ministry provide food for those in need in the community it also provides spiritual needs by accepting pray requests.
The food pantry is open 9:30 AM- 12 noon the 2nd and last Tuesday of the month. You must be a resident of northern Brevard County so please bring your ID card. For more information please call the church office (321)-2674323.
The food pantry is always accepting cash donations or the following items. Tuna, Tuna Helper, dried milk-quart packages, canned fruit, canned meals-beef stew, chicken &dumplings, spaghetti and meatballs, ravioli, peanut butter, jelly, cereal, pancake-mix small packages, syrup-small bottles, crackers, small bags of rice, pasta/pasta sauce Please no substitutes.
The Space Coast Quartet Christmas Concert is Friday, December 10, at 7:00PM in Shepherd’s Hall. Come enjoy these beautiful voices that will fill you with Christmas cheer! Admission is free – Donations accepted. Call the church office for more details.
The first Sunday of the month is Food Pantry Sunday. Please continue to help this ministry with either cash donations or the following items: Tuna, Tuna Helper, Dried milk-quart packages, canned fruit, canned meals-beef stew, chicken & dumplings, spaghetti & meatballs, ravioli; peanut butter, jelly, cereal, pancake mix-Small packages, syrup-small bottles, crackers, small bags of rice, pasta/pasta sauce. Please no substitutes.
Thank you to all who have made donations to this ongoing ministry.
Please join us at 9am Saturday, December 11, to decorate the sanctuary and narthex for Christmas. Everybody is welcome to help with the fun and fellowship. Contact Betty Kogok if you have any questions.
Please see the insert in this week’s bulletin and make sure to place your order. Order forms can be placed in the offering plate or left in the church office. Orders are due no later than Saturday, Dec. 18.
On Tuesday, November 23rd, the food pantry gave $20 gift certificates, Thanskgiving food bags, and regular food bag to thirty-three families and people, which helped 184 people. The next day, someone presented the pantry with a healthy donation.
Thank you to the donor and to all those who helped the pantry with the Thanksgiving food distribution.
You can make a positive difference in the world. Good Shepherd Early Learning Center is hiring caring individuals who strive to make a difference in young children’s lives. Multiple positions are available, both full and part time. We are seeking staff who are kind, gentle, patient, and see the significant importance and value in working with all young children. You would be expected to care for each child as an individual as well as in a group setting, develop lesson plans each week, and provide a safe, fun, and engaging learning environment. We emphasize learning through play and active engagement for preschoolers in our program.
We are looking for preschool teachers who understand the importance of assisting children with social-emotional development both by instruction and by personal example. Individuals hired are expected to perform at a level of professionalism that adheres to policies as laid out in the employee and other handbooks as well as be in agreement with the preschool’s stated mission and philosophy statements.
We support our teaching staff by reimbursing all required training expenses, we accept TEACH scholarships, and we provide retirement and disability benefits to full time workers. If you are hired, we will pay for your CPR certification and FBI Level II background screening. We offer competitive pay and pay is based on experience and certifications. Multiple opportunities are available beginning at $10/hr. for entry-level positions through $14/hr. based on certifications and experience. We are currently offering a sign-on bonus.
Please come and check us out as you consider your employment options. Interested? Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to set up an interview
Please think about donations for Christmas baskets. We need non-perishable items, such as dressing mix, cornbread mix, canned vegetables (sweet potatoes, green beans)–anything that you would serve in a Christmas dinner as well as money to buy items (like turkey) to complete the meal Money donations can be marked as such in order to purchase gift cards for turkeys.
There is a basket in the Narthex for your donations.
Please join us for our 1st annual “Lowell Phelps Christmas movie night”! This is a free event and we will have “luncheon” sandwiches, hot cocoa, and cookies.
This year’s movie is “Angels Sing” staring Harry Connick Jr., Connie Britton, and Willie Nelson as well as other big stars. This is a wonderful movie for the Christmas season. No need to RSVP, just show up and enjoy a night out with great fellowship, food and a super movie.
Please join us for this free concert in Shepherd’s Hall. Sounds of the Season featuring Ari Poweska , Jelena Alonso and our own Jelena Schumacher and Heidi Schumacher aka Heidi Leigh. Come and enjoy these beautiful voices and see the Hall beautifully decorated! This will surely put you in the holiday mood! Dec. 4th 6pm Shepherd’s Hall… See you there!
Join us for our Midday services that begin at 11:00am on December 1st followed by soup lunch in Shepherd’s Hall. (See The Signup Sheet.)
Evening services will begin at 6:30pm. Services will continue every Wednesday through December 15 in the Sanctuary.
Our special Early Learning Center Children’s program will be on December 15th at 6:30 in Shepherd’s Hall (in place of the 6:30pm service in the Sanctuary.) Make sure to make note on your calendars to join us.
Soup lunches are back in Shepherd’s Hall following the 11:00am mid-week Advent service. Please help make this a successful return by signing up to bring a soup on one of the 3 Wednesdays. The signup sheet is in the Narthex. Call the office if you need more information or see Betty Kogok.
The holiday season is upon us! Wednesday’s will be busy with Thanksgiving and Mid-week Advent services. We will resume Wednesday evening zoom bible study the first Wednesday in January (January 5th). Please join us for these holiday mid-week services and rejoin us in the New Year for zoom bible study. Call or email the church office if you need more information.
We are making special Thanksgiving bags for our food pantry patrons. If you can help by donating, it would be greatly appreciated. Suggestions would be canned sweet potatoes, boxed dressing, boxed potatoes, cornbread mix, canned hams, gravy mix, cranberry sauce–anything you would serve to complete a Thanksgiving meal. Donations can be brought to church and left on the long table. Thank You for your continued support!
Please consider donating to our ELC Christmas baskets. We need non-perishable items such as dressing mix, cornbread mix, canned vegetables (sweet potatoes, green beans)–anything that you would serve in a Christmas dinner. We also need money to buy items such as turkeys to complete the meal. There is a basket in the Narthex for your items; money donations may be marked as such and placed in the offering plate.
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