We are now in our Summer Worship Schedule:
There will be ONE worship service beginning at 9:15 am until September.
New Member Orientation: Join us for a new member orientation on Saturday, June 16 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 on line at www.gs4nj.org/new-member-orientation-june-16! After the orientation is over, you will have the opportunity to sign a new member covenant and then be received as a New Member of Good Shepherd.
Baptism Orientation: Are you Expecting or have in infant. Join us on Saturday, June 16 at 11:30 am for the baptism orientation. 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.
MOVIE Night: “I Can Only Imagine” (PG) Friday, June 22nd at 7 pm. The Youth Group will be hosting this movie night, and there will be babysitting available. There will be a free will offering, and refreshments will be sold. ALL proceeds will go towards the kids going to the National Youth Gathering in July 2019
Blake Flattley Concert
Join us on Friday, July 13th at 7 pm
for a BBQ and concert featuring Blake Flattley
We will have hot dogs and burgers, and salads. If you would like to bring a side dish, please reach out to Linda C. We also need a set up and clean up crew, please email Marie in the church office if you are interested in helping. Bring your friends and neighbors. A free will offering collected
VBS NEWS: Theme–Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus
VBS will run from July 30 – August 3 from 6 – 8 pm.
There are all types of fun was you can help: Be a group leader or group guide; Be a session leader or helper; Help with games and just bodies to be sure that all the kids have a fantastic time. It’s a week filled with fun and laughter for you and for the kids.
ALL HANDS ON DECK: On Sunday, June 24th and July 1st, immediately following the 9:15 worship service, we will begin to assemble the decorations needed to transform the church into a “Shipwrecked” Island. There will be all types of things to do, so even if you aren’t a “crafty” person, you can help. If you can cut with scissors, or use a glue gun, we can use you.
Next week we will be posting a list of what is needed. If you have any questions, please reach out to Barbara Ressler or Susannah Bergfeldt.
Good Shepherd Children’s Center News: Summer Camp: There is still a few spots left at the Summer Camp. The Summer Camp Program is ½ days and full days (6 am to 6 pm). If you know someone with young children, please invite them to take a tour of the school and tell them about our Summer Program. If you need more details, please contact Marianne Krawiec — email@example.com.
Bowling Banquet: The end of the year bowling banquet will be on Friday, June 15th at 7 pm at the Tokyo Sushi and Hibachi Buffet in Freehold (same place as last year). Bowlers are free. Spouses/guests are $30 pp. Please let Marianne know if you are bringing a guest.
Mowers Needed: Spring, is upon us, and that means the grass is growing, and the weeds are popping up. If you are interested in helping keep the grounds, please sign up on today’s connection card. Even if you are already on the “team”, please sign up so we know who is going to continue to help with mowing, weeding, weed whacking, etc. If you have any questions, please see Maureen Puricelli.
Calligrapher Needed: Do you know the art of calligraphy? We are looking for someone to fill in certificates for Baptisms, Communion and Confirmation with names and dates. If you are interested in helping with this, please contact Marie in the church office.
Shopping with Scrip is at the KITCHEN COUNTER! Be sure to pick up your gift cards. There are many cards to choose from. 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.
Listen to Sermons Online:
Did you miss a Sunday Worship? Listen to the Sunday Sermons at gs4nj.org/podcast.
June 15 – Last Day of Classes for Children’s Center
June 16 – New member orientation, Baptism orientation, youth to paint youth room
June 18 – Children’s Center Graduations
June 22 – Movie Night “I Can Only Imagine” 7 pm (see bulletin for more information)
June 24 – VBS decoration assembling (immediately following the 9 am service)
June 25 – Children’s Center Summer Camp Begins
July 1 — VBS decoration assembling (immediately following the 9 am service)
July 4 – Children’s Center and Church Office Closed: Happy 4th of July
July 13 – Blake Flattley Concert 7pm BBQ
July 15 – Brunch – celebrating Greg
July 16 – 20 – Marie’s Vacation
July 22 – Blood Drive
July 30 – August 3 – VBS 6-8 pm