Category Archives: Worship

Ash Wednesday and Lenten Schedule

Ash Wednesday is February 14. Worship followed by a soup lunch is at 11 a.m. (meal in Shepherd’s Hall). Evening service is at 6:30 p.m. Both will have Imposition of Ashes.

Lenten worship will be on Wednesdays, Feb 21 through March 20, at 11 a.m. (with soup) and 6:30 p.m.

Maundy Thursday is March 28. Good Friday is March 29. Easter is March 31. Worship times will be announced.,

Holiday Schedule at Good Shepherd

Wednesday, December 20

  • Men’s Morning Prayer Group: 6 a.m.
  • Advent Service with soup lunch: 11 a.m.
  • Early Learning Center Christmas Program with cake: 6:30 a.m. in Shepherd’s Hall

Thursday, December 21 and December 28

  • No Men’s or Women’s Bible studies

Sunday, December 24

  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Service at 4 p.m.
  • No morning worship this Sunday

Monday December 25

  • No services today

Sunday, December 31

  • Communion Service at 9:30 a.m.
  • No New Year’s Eve worship

Monday, January 1

  • No services today

Thursday, January 4

  • Men’s and Women’s Bible studies at 6:00 p.m.
  • Men’s in Sanctuary Meeting Room
  • Women’s in Shepherd’s Hall Meeting Room

Advent dates for 2023

Advent this year begins Sunday, December 3 and ends December 24, the fourth Sunday in Advent and Christmas Eve. Good Shepherd will have Midweek Advent worship on December 6, 13, and 20. (times to be announced.)

Sunday, November 26, is the last Sunday of the church year and Pastor Bruce will preach on the end of the world (his traditional end-of-the-year message.)

Holy Week Worship

Maundy Thursday worship with Holy Communion will be April 6th at 6:30 p.m.

Good Friday Tenebrae worship will be April 7th at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.

Easter Sunrise Worship will be April 9th at 7:30 a.m. outside Shepherd’s Hall. Communion will be offered. Afterward will be Easter Breakfast in Shepherd’s Hall followed by an Easter Egg Hunt.

Traditional Easter Worship with Communion in the Sanctuary will be at 11 a.m.

Confirmation Sunday June 5th

Pentecost will see the confirmation of two of Good Shepherd’s youth. Please join us for worship and this rite then celebrate in Shepherd’s Hall afterward to enjoy sheet cake and our confirmands.

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.

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.

Mid-Week Advent Services Begin Wednesday, December 1

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.

Mid-Week Advent Soup Lunches are back!

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.