Worship is Wednesday, Dec. 14 and 21, at 11:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the sanctuary. The morning worship is followed by a soup and dessert lunch. Sign up for food for this lunch on the board in Shepherd’s Hall by the entrance.
Decorating will be Saturday, December 10, at 9 a.m.
Volunteers accompanying the float need to be at the Titusville High School staging area by 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 10. Parking is at Sand Point Park; there is no parking at the high school. To carpool, be at the church before 4:30 p.m.
Good Shepherd will be in the Titusville Christmas Parade (6 p.m. on Saturday, December 10) and we need wrapper candy to hand out to the spectators. Per Pastor: “We need the good stuff!” Please bring your donated candy to the Sanctuary.
From August through November 2022, the Food Pantry provided 429 bags of food to 1,037 people. 320 people requested [prayers.
Join us in Shepherd’s Hall December 3 at 6:30 p.m. to enjoy Heidi Schumacher with Jelena Alonso, Jelena Schumacher, and Julie Schumacher as they bring in the Christmas season with Christmas and holiday favorites. Concert Flyer
Topic is Brief Statement of the Doctrinal Position of the Missouri Synod, Adopted 1932
A new time and location will be announced soon.
The Titusville Hope Center is hosting its Thanksgiving Dinner in Shepherd’s Hall on Thursday, Nov.24, from 11 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org)
_Please join us for Thanksgiving Worship in the sanctuary at 6:30 P.M.
Worship in Sanctuary
Office hours now are Monday-Friday from 9a.m. to 1 p.m.
Thanksgiving Meal bags will be given on Tuesday, Nov. 22 during the regular pantry hours. To help, please donate the following foods:
- Small Canned Hams
- Dressing Mix
- Dried Mashed Potatoes
- Canned Cranberry Sauce
- Canned Sweet Potatoes or Yams
Mark next year’s calendar now for Lutheran Early Response Team (LERT) Basic Chainsaw training class. Date is Saturday, January 14, 2023 at5 Abiding Savior Lutheran Church (9700 W. Newberry Road, Gainesville, FL 32606) from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (
You must have previously completed the LERT basic training class to participate in this class. To be authorized to use a chainsaw on LERT disaster responses as an LCMS LERT Chainsaw Operator, you must attend BOTH the morning classroom lecture and the afternoon “hands-on” session.
Click here for the training information page
Class will begin with a brief parent’s meeting at 5:30 p.m. Students will need a notebook and a writing implement; study materials are provided. Call Pastor Bruce with questions or for more information.
Good Shepherd’s Men’s Fellowship Group will meet Saturday, September 10 at church.
Link to sign up: https://signupgenius.com/go/10c0f4dacad23a4fbc25-hope (you may need to disable your ad blocker to see this page)
- 8:30am Breakfast
- 9:00am Opening Devotion
- 9:15am Session 1
- 10:15am Break
- 10:30am Painting
- 12:00pm Lunch
- 1:15pm Session 2
- 2:30pm Closing
Registration is $20 and attendance is limited to 50 women.
For more information: Jackie Fernandez ( email@example.com ) or Linda Miller ( firstname.lastname@example.org )
The new refrigerator for Shepherd’s Hall has been installed!
Now, we need to pay for it. As of Sunday, $1,190 had been given with $4,060 remaining. Please prayerfully consider this effort.
Please bring any grocery bags–plastics or paper–to church for the Food Pantry to use. Increased demand for food has depleted the supply.
If you ordered a collared shirt with the Good Shepherd logo, they are in. See Irene for more information.
Now that the Hall’s A/C is installed and working, it’s time to check a new item off the list: replacing the broken commercial refrigerator in the kitchen.
Just like the old one except it works
Refrigerator, reach-in, two-section, (2) stainless steel doors, (6) PVC coated adjustable wire shelves, interior lighting, stainless steel front, aluminum sides, aluminum interior with stainless steel floor, 4″ castors, R290 Hydrocarbon refrigerant, 1/2 HP, 115v/60/1-ph, 5.4 amps, NEMA 5-15P, cULus, UL EPH Classified, Made in USA, ENERGY STAR®
We need $ 5,250 to buy this True General Food Service Model T-49-HC. Please prayerfully consider this need.
Pastor Bruce is starting a new two-year Junior Confirmation Class in September. This class is for youths 12 to 14 years old and will meet weekly. Call Pastor for information or call the church office and leave a message.
This month, the Lunch Bunch will meet at New York/New York restaurant at NOON on August 25th. The restaurant is at 5401 River Edge Drive in Titusville. The sign-up sheet is on the bulletin board in the Narthex and you can call Gary or Barb Gullikson for more information
Again, the time for this month’s Lunch Bunch is Noon on Thursday, August 25.
If you ordered a men’s red shirt sized XL, 3XL, or medium, the supplier is out of stock on those sizes. Please select another color.
Good Shepherd’s Food Pantry served 198 people with 74 bags of groceries and prayed for 58 requests and concerns. Thanks to Leo, bread was given, and also bananas donated by the Love Restaurant.
If you are interested, please fill out an order form (found in the Narthex) and turn it into the church office. The cost is $10.00 for small thru X Large and $12.00 for XX Large & XXX Large. We would like to have orders for at least 10 shirts or more. Please turn in the money with the order form. See Joel Gilchrist if you need more information, Thank You! (FOR HIS KINGDOM).
Feast on classic Key West fare with chef-driven flair at Andrei’s in the clubhouse at the Indian River Preserve Golf Club, 3950 Clubhouse Drive in Mims, Florida 32754
https://www.indianriverpreservegolfclub.com/andreis for menu.
HOORAY! WE DID IT!
We have raised $24,550 to replace the A/C unit in Shepherd’s Hall! Thank you all who contributed and prayed about this.
Thank you, Anne Dobbins, for giving nine years to the Early Learning Center as its Director and more years as a child yourself at the preschool. Your tireless leadership brought us from a great school to an outstanding school. Your love for the children and your devotion to making sure that each and every child learned about Christ’s love, is what stood out so clearly under your leadership. May you be blessed as you continue to bless the children and families at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and Preschool in Orlando. Please pray for Anne as she begins her new adventure. We will miss your smile!
Welcome, Ms. Heather
Welcome, Heather Coleman, as our Interim Director. Heather’s son Sam joined the ELC when he was two and is still with us in Summer Camp and the Aftercare program. Ms. Heather has worn many hats at the ELC for the past several years, first as a teacher of the three-year-old class and then as the VPK teacher. She has all of the credentials to take over as our Interim Director and we are pleased to welcome her into her new position at the Early Learning Center. Please pray for her and for the continued success of Good Shepherd Early Learning Center.
HOORAY! We added more funds to replace one of the two A/C units in Shepherd’s Hall. Current total is $14,525.00! Only $7,475 to go. Prayerfully consider giving to this effort.
Due to Pastor Bruce being out of town, there will be no Service of Prayer and Healing this Saturday.
Elder Tom Lau will lead our worship on Sunday, July 3 while Pastor is away. Leo Schenone and Danny will lead the Adult Bible Study.
Beginning June 26, Pastor will be using the book Awake & Alive to Truth: Finding Truth in the Chaos of a Relativistic World by John. L. Cooper for his Sunday Bible Study.
From Amazon.com: “John L. Cooper is the lead vocalist, bassist, and songwriter/producer for Skillet, one of the best-selling rock bands of at the 21st century…. John and his wife Korey have been touring together for the entirety of their 23 years of marriage and live in Kenosha, WI with their two children. John and Korey are passionate about sharing the truth of Christ to the world through music, the Cooper Stuff Podcast, two Skillet graphic novels entitled Eden and Eden: The Aftermath, and now through his debut book, Awake & Alive to Truth.”
Dun to a case of covid, there will be no Food Pantry this week.
Good Shepherd’s outreach effort Kingdom Seeds will meet in the sanctuary meeting room on Thursday, June 30. at 6 p.m. On the agenda is discussion of the concert on June 24 and finding people to support our future concerts and events. If you are interested in this outreach, want to help with the concerts, or just want to help plan, please join this meeting.
Next Sunday, July 3 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, small packages of pancake mix, syrup-small bottles, crackers, small bags of rice, pasta/pasta sauce. Please no substitutes, Thanks.
Thank you to all who have made donations to this ongoing ministry.
There’s been discussion about starting a community garden at Good Shepherd, possibly as an Early Learning Center project with space for church members or as a full community effort with our neighbors. If you have experience with community gardens or gardening in general and are interested in managing or helping, please let Pastor Bruce know.
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.
The next Kingdom Seeds meeting will be Thursday, June 16 at 6 p.m. Anyone interested in helping reach out to those around us using the strengths and resources of Good Shepherd is welcome to attend.
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.
Pastor Bruce and Tom Lau will be at the Florida – Georgia District Convention this week, June 16-18. The convention is in St. Augustine. Please call the office and leave a message if you need pastoral information/help.
Food Pantry statistics for April, 2022
- Bags given: 76
- People served: 211
- Prayers requested: 66
Food Pantry statistics for May, 2022
- Bags given: 63
- People served: 153
- Prayers requested: 43
We are still giving out fresh bread thanks to Leo.
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.
Find out what the early Christian fathers considered heretical teachings, and why these teachings are wrong by joining Pastor’s Wednesday Zoom Bible Study at 6:30 p.m. On-line login and phone call-in info available from the church office