Wednesday, June 22, we will have a quick prayer meeting, with breakfast, at 6:00 a.m. Please come to the sanctuary at that time if you wish to participate. This will be very brief and you can be off to your tasks.
Wednesday, June 15th, we will have a quick prayer meeting, with breakfast, at 6:00 a.m. Please come to the sanctuary at that time if you wish to participate. This will be very brief and you can be off to your tasks.
The Lunch Bunch will meet at Victorio’s Oyster Bar & Grill, 1701 N. US Hwy 1
Titusville, at 11:30 a.m. 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.
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.
The videos of the 2022 Spring Community Picnic are on our Shepherd 7 Youtbe page. Click here to view them.
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!
If you are interested, please talk to Irene Stuehrenberg. She needs orders for at least ten shirts before placing the order.
On May 25 at 6:30 p.m., the VPK students will graduate from the Early Learning Center. All are welcome to come and celebrate their achievements and to enjoy the Center’s End of Year Program
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.
We will have a special collection after the service to give a thank-you basket to Don and Maryann Kalwat. They both do so much for our church when they are here during the winter months. We need to make sure they know how much they are appreciated!
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.
April’s lunch bunch will be meeting at The Village Inn, Thursday, April 28th at 11:30. Please sign up if you plan to come. Look for the signup sheet on the board in the Narthex.
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
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.
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.
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, 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.
We need to borrow some power strips for the chili cook-off. If you have one or more to lend, see Rickey Hall or Don Kalwat. Put your name on it and we will give it return it after the chili cook-off.
The Chili Cook-off needs condiments, drinks, and side dishes for the contestants’ chilis. A sign-up sheet is in the Narthex for the following:
- Chopped Onions
- Sour Cream
- Shredded Cheese
Date: Feb. 27 after worship
Location: Shepherd’s Hall
Join us in Shepherd’s Hall immediately after Sunday Services for breakfast. We always have a light breakfast, coffee, & cold drinks for all of the congregation to enjoy!
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.
The lunch bunch is back! We will meet at Hoffman’s Table (311 South Washington Avenue in Titusville) on February 24th. The sign-up sheet will be coming soon. Any questions, call Gary or Barbara Gullikson.