Category Archives: Fellowship

Order Your Good Shepherd Polo Shirt

An order sheet for Good Shepherd polo shirts is in the Narthex on the Welcome table or you can talk to Irene Stuehrenberg. Shirts are available in red, light blue, and navy with the GSLC logo embroidered on the left of the placket. Sizes run from Small to 3X. Cost depends on the number ordered. See Irene for more information.

Spring Picnic Thank you

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!
The 1st Annual Spring Community Picnic was a success with all
the first responders showing up. Titusville police,
Fire department, Brevard Sheriff’s Department, the
Bomb squad, Sheriff Wayne lvey and his dog
Junny, and of course the Titusville Mayor Dan
Diesel. Also a special thank you to Pastor Bruce for
the blessings and prayers offered up.

But it would not have been a success without
members of our wonderful congregation! Great Big
Thank You’s go out to so many people.

Gail, Randy and Joel Gilchrist and Aunt Mary for
donating and making all that delicious food, serving
and cleaning everything up better than it was.
Amber and Stu Womack for all their organizational
skills, ideas, set up and clean up. Ron and Jeanne
Forte for inviting their car club and bring all those
beautiful cars. Leo for donating all the hamburger
and hot dog buns and desserts. Andrea and Hallie
for face painting. Kimmie for working the rock
painting station. Judy for working the Sunday school
table. Mikey for running the snow cone machine.
Ralph for securing the pond area. Lyle and Merrilu
for watching the bounce house and keeping the kids
safe. The quilters: Betty, Sandy, Mary and Margo.
Anne for opening the preschool. Troy for keeping
the trash picked up, set up and clean up.

All the people involved with set up, clean up,
donations, time and talent to make this a success:
Mike Corey, Bob Minor, Bill Makey, Chris Rich, Paul
Maurer, Glen Farnum, Rick Green, Joe & Helen,
Carl & lrene, Jerome, Jackie, Gary & Barbara, Brett
Stone, and of course Rickey Hall for working so
hard to keep this all on track by searching out and
inviting all the first responders and guests. All the
hard work behind the scene leading up to the picnic
day, setting up the P.A. system and hand-picking all
the music played during the picnic, and leading the
children’s choir singing at the picnic.

l’m sure I missed some people and I apologize, but
know we really appreciate you.

Thank You for Being Awesome!

May Lunch Bunch at Sonny’s BBQ

The next Lunch Bunch luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 26th at 11:30am at Sonny’s BBQ. Please sign up if you plan to come. Signup sheet will be on the bulletin board in the narthex. Come join in the good fellowship… good food…good fun. Everyone is welcome! Any questions call Gary or Barbara Gullikson.

Organizational meeting for a GSLC Women’s Group

We would like another meeting on Monday, April 11 at 6:30 pm for anyone who couldn’t come to Friday March 4 meeting. It will be in the meeting room in the Sanctuary for all the ladies in the congregation who would like to get a “Women’s group” together. We will talk about things that we can do at church. It will be about an hour long. Please come and help us organize some activities. Contact Shirley Kaiser or the church office for more information. If you have a suggestion for a more convenient day and/or time, please let us know.

Join Us for Easter Breakfast

A delicious Easter Breakfast in Shepherd’s Hall will follow the Easter Sunrise Service. This will be a full breakfast with sausage, eggs, desserts, and more. This will be a wonderful time of food and fellowship. We are looking for people to bring desserts. If you can help with this, please see the signup sheet in the Narthex. If you would like to help volunteer to do set up/clean up, and create table centerpieces or help in the kitchen, please talk to Don or Mary Ann Kalwat ,or Joe or Helen Laberge or contact the church office

Holy Week Worship and Events

April 10: Palm Sunday Procession, Worship with Communion, and reading of the Passion of Our Lord at 9:30 a.m.

April 14: Maundy Thursday worship with Communion at 6:30 p.m.

April 15: Good Friday Tenebrae worship at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

April 17: Sunrise Service at 7:30 a.m. behind Shepherd’s Hall
Easter Breakfast following worship
Easter Egg Hunt for children following the breakfast
Traditional Easter Service at 11:30 a.m. in Sanctuary

Please make plans to join us and please–invite your neighbors, friends, and family.


Any interest in a Women’s Group at Good Shepherd?

There will be an hour-long meeting Friday, March 4, at 10 a.m. in the Sanctuary meeting room for all the ladies in the congregation who would like to form a women’s group. We will discuss what we can do at church and what activites we can organize. Call Shirley Kaiser or the church office for more information or if another day or time is more convenient.

Chili Cook-off Winners

3rd place: Roasted Peppercorn Bacon Chili — Charlie Fahey
2nd place: Mama’s Secret Chili with a Kick –Crystal Larson
1st place: Connecticut Yankee Bean Chili — Mary Ann Kalwat

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to them and all who brought their yummy chilis. (My apologies if your chili names are incorrect; I transcribed them from the announcement.)

A Thank You also to those who bought Shepherd Bucks and voted; we covered the prizes and raised $445 for the general fund.

Ash Wednesday & Midweek Lenten Services

Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of Lent, is Wednesday, March 2. Morning service starts at 11:00am in the Sanctuary. Evening services will be at 6:30pm in the Sanctuary. Lenen services are every Wednesday from March 13 through April 6 at the same times.

We will continue our traditional “Lenten Lunches” following the 11:00am service in Shepherd’s Hall. Homemade soups, breads, and desserts will be served. (The food sign-up sheet is in the narthex.)

Everyone is invited and we hope that you will join us for lunch and fellowship during this special time of our church year.


The Annual Chili Cook-Off Is Back! (updated)

Sunday, February 27 in Shepherd’s Hall after worship. A sign-up sheet for the contestants/cooks is on the bulletin board in the Narthex. LutherBucks will be sold for $1 for the voting; money will be used for prizes to the winning chili-makers and to build the church’s general fund.
See the flyer for more info or call the church office.