Healing Service: Join us Sunday, January 22 at 6 pm for a service of healing. Whatever your struggle may be, know that God is the healer. We will join together believing God for miracles. God is greater. If you are in need of healing, come! If you know of someone in need of healing, invite them!
New Member Orientation: Join us for a new member orientation on Saturday, February 4; from 8 am-11:30 am. During the new member orientation, we will look at what we believe, what we value, and what it means to be a member of Good Shepherd. This is for everyone who desires to learn more about the church, is interested in becoming a member, or desires to review the basics of our faith. Sign up at gs4nj.org/newmember!
Baptism Orientation: Good Shepherd Church of Old Bridge is hosting a baptism orientation on Saturday, February 4 at 11:30 am. This orientation is for any parents who are interested in having their child baptized at Good Shepherd. The orientation will last approximately one hour. It will be led by Pastor Phil. We will look at what we as Lutherans believe and teach about baptism. We will also go through the commitments which parents make before the Lord on the day their child’s baptism. If parents are not members of Good Shepherd they should make arrangements to attend the New Member Orientation prior to the Baptism Orientation. To sign up for either the New Member Orientation or the Baptism orientation (or both) visit gs4nj.org/newmember
Fight Night: Mark your calendar for Saturday, February 18 at 6 pm for the Fight Night Broadcast with Dr.’s Les and Leslie Parrott at Good Shepherd. This is designed to be a fun date night for couples and to serve as a relationship game-changer. You’ll laugh, learn, grow closer as a couple. And most important you will never look at fighting in the same way. Tickets for this event will go on sale in January.
Read the Bible in 2017: Join the Good Shepherd Daily Bible Reading Plan in 2017. Read through the Bible during the year. There are three readings each day. Two readings from the Old Testament and one reading from the New Testament. You can get a copy of the reading plan in the church lobby. Reading plans are also available online at gs4nj.org/biblereading. Get the Faithlife Study Bible and read on your iPhone or Android Phone by joining the Good Shepherd Faithlife Group at faithlife.org/gs4nj.
Blankets for Project Linus: The Confirmation Class is collecting material for blankets for Project Linus. The blankets are given to children in New Jersey hospitals. We need material that is 60 inches by 60 inches. Monetary donations are welcomed and appreciated.
Also monetary donations are needed for Confirmation Students that are not able to pay for Confirmation this year. Confirmation cost $200.00 a year. If you wish to donate, please use one of the envelopes in the pew and clearly mark it “Confirmation Student Help”, or write it on your check in the memo line. You may also put donation in the locked box outside the church office clearly marked what it is for. I hope that you can help us and answer our prayers.
Blood Drive: Our next Blood Drive will be held on Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 8 am – 1 pm. More information to come.
Lutheranism 101 is coming back! Join us for good fellowship and lively discussion about our faith. Groups begin Wednesday the 18th at 7pm or Saturday the 21st at 8 am. Contact Sonya Hansen, Jeff Campbell or Tony Hansen for more details.
Scripture Reader Training. Serve as a Scripture Reader on Sunday morning. We will host our next Scripture Reader Training on Sunday, February 5th at 9:15am. Sign up on the Connection Card.
Communion Assistant Training: Serve as a Communion Assistant on Sunday morning. We will host our next Communion Assistance Training on Sunday, February 19th at 9:15 am. Sign up on the Connection Card.
Flowers for the Altar: If you are interested in having flowers put on the altar in celebration of a birthday, anniversary, birth of a child/grandchild, or in memory of a loved one, or in thanks to God for His many blessings, please email Marie in the church office at and let her know what date you would like to have them on the altar. Bouquets are $30.00 each, and you can take them home after the 10:30 service on the day you have selected.
Listen Online to Sermons Online. Did you miss a Sunday Worship while on vacation? Listen online to our Sunday Sermons at gs4nj.org/podcast.