Verse of the Week
I, Jesus, have sent my angel to testify to you about these things for the churches. I am the root and the descendant of David, the bright morning star.Revelation 22:16 ESV
Youth Attend National Youth Gathering
Our Good Shepherd Youth attended the National Youth Gathering in Minneapolis, MN. They joined 23,000 other youth from all around the country. Check out the YouTube video that Pastor Phil shared about the event.
A big thank you to everyone who donated. We received 41 units of blood during the blood drive. We want to especially thank Sandy Shipley who coordinated the blood drive.
Men’s Brew & BBQ
The Good Shepherd Men’s Ministry will be hosting a BREW & BBQ on Saturday, July 27 at 5pm at Good Shepherd for men of all ages. This is an opportunity to learn about some of the upcoming activities for Men at Good Shepherd this Fall & Winter and to make some new friends. Come and enjoy a good time with a cold one and a burger.
We are excited to announce that we have scheduled a Men’s Retreat for January 24-26, 2020 at St. Joseph’s by the Sea Retreat House in Mantoloking, NJ. We are a long way away from that date now, so we will provide more information in the coming months. But make sure to mark your calendar now to save the date.
New Beginnings Sunday
Join us on Sunday, September 8 for New Beginnings Sunday. There will be one worship that day at 10am. We will be celebrating the beginning of the new school year. We also have some new plans for renovations of the church building that we will also be anticipating.
Following the worship service we will have our church picnic outside. We will have music, games, food, and fun.
As a reminder, we have switched to a Summer Worship Schedule. There will be one worship service during the summer at 9:30 am with no Sunday School. Nursery Care is available for children 5 years old and younger. We will return to the two worship schedule on September 15.
Good Shepherd Children’s Center is hiring teacher aides and substitute positions. Hours are: Monday to Friday 9 – 1 and Monday to Friday 1 – 6. If you are interested, please contact Marianne Krawiec at 732-679-8887 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good Shepherd Point Pleasant is seeking an Administrative Assistant with a passion for ministry or a willingness to learn. Computer literacy is important. Communication skills are also important. Serious inquiries only. Send resumes to: email@example.com.
Garden Helpers / Mowers
We are in need of people to help keep the church and school grounds looking beautiful. We need people to mow the lawns, and help with weeding. Training is provided on using the lawn mowers. If you can help, please contact Maureen Puricelli.
Do you have a question for God? Is there something you would like to learn about faith and life in Christ? Do you wonder what God has to say about a certain issue? Our current message series is BIG QUESTIONS. During this series, we will be answering the questions which have been submitted by you.
As always, you can listen and/or watch all our sermons at gs4nj.org/podcast.
Lily Anniversary Celebration
We will be celebrating Lily’s 5th anniversary here at Good Shepherd on Sunday, August 25th immediately following the 9:30 service. Please mark your calendars and come celebrate Lily’s anniversary.
Sunday, July 21st immediately following the 9:30 service join us for an Active Shooter Training. This is for everyone who goes to the mall, supermarket, movies, concert, work, church, or school. The Old Bridge Police Department will be instructing us on the best ways to improve our chances of survival during an active shooter event. Being informed is the first step to being prepared for such an event. We ask that all Deacons and Ushers be here for this.
Shopping with Scrip
It is so easy everyone can help. You get dollar for dollar on each card, and the church/school make money on every card that is sold. Be sure to stop at the kitchen counter and see what is available, or order from the 1000’s available on the website. You can visit the website, shopwithscrip.com to purchase gift cards to hundreds of shops and restaurants. Support the ministry of your choosing. Good Shepherd’s code is F67D7L9421914.
- July 14 — Blood Drive
- July 21 — Active Shooter Training
- July 27 — Men’s Brew & BBQ
- September 8 — New Beginnings Sunday & Church Picnic
- January 24 – 26, 2020 — Men’s Retreat
See all our events the our church calendar at gs4nj.org/calendar