What NOT to Give Up for Lent: Sign up on your connection card to receive daily devotions for Lent; or go to: www.greaterthings.today/40-things-not-to-give-up-for-lent
Lutheranism 101! Join us for fellowship and lively discussion about our faith. Groups meet on Wednesday at 7 pm or Saturday at 8 am. Contact Sonya Hansen, Jeff Campbell or Tony Hansen for more details.
Join the Lent and Easter Choir! If you are interested in joining the Lent and Easter Choir, please sign up on today’s connection card, or see Greg Ricca. Rehearsals will be on Sunday’s after worship service and one evening rehearsal closer to Easter if necessary.
Candy Needed for Egg Hunt: We need Candy Donations for the Egg Hunt. PLEASE, PEANUT FREE, individually wrapped candies. There will have a box in the narthex starting March 26th for donations. Thank You!!
Breaking the Eggs: Saturday, April 15th a group will be meeting to crack eggs and set up for the Easter Breakfast. If you wish to participate, please sign up on today’s connection card.
Seder Dinner: Join us on Sunday, April 2 at 5pm for a very special event called Christ in the Passover. During this event we will recreate a Seder Dinner in the fashion that Jesus would have observed this meal with his disciples on the night he was betrayed. It is our hope that this will be an eye-opening educational experience that will give you new insight into the Church’s celebration of the Lord’s Supper. Seating will be limited and tickets will be sold on a first come first served basis. Tickets are $12 individual, $20 couple, and $25 family. The number of participants will be capped so that those who attend will be able to enjoy the full experience. Please sign up at: www.gs4nj.org/christ-passover-april-2
Easter Egg Hunt: Join us for the Good Shepherd Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 15 at 9 am and 10:45 am. There are two separate sessions this year. Each session will last approximately one hour. Please sign up for either one of the sessions. This will be a fun event for the whole family; and there will be more than just the Easter Egg Hunt. We also have a craft, story time, and music, and more! It is sure to be a fun morning. This event is free. However, are taking donations online and at the event. The suggested donation is $10/family. Please sign up at: www.gs4nj.org/easter-egg-hunt-april-15
Easter Breakfast: Join us on Sunday, April 16th between worship services for our Easter Breakfast. A free will offering will be collected to defray the cost. Suggested donation is $10.00 per family.
HCM Meal Packing Event: The Haitian Children’s Ministry is planning a meal packing event on Saturday, June 3 at McDivitt Elementary School in Old Bridge. Our goal for this event will be to pack more than 20,000 meals for children in Haiti. We will need 200+ volunteers for this event, so make sure to mark your calendars now. If you would like to be part of one of our planning teams for this event, please let us know on your connection card.
Teaching Position Open: The Children’s Center has a Part-Time position opening up in the Pre K 4 year old program. Mon – Friday, 8:45 – 1 pm. CPR & First Aid a plus, Teaching Experience is necessary, references required, Certification Required. Must have experience working with children. Call Lorraine Campo at 732-679-8887 for more information.
Casting Crowns Concert: in Newark at the Prudential Center on Friday, March 31st at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $40.00 pp. There is 1 ticket left. If anyone is interested in going, please sign up on today’s connection card.
Life of Martin Luther film event: One night only, May 3rd at 7:30 pm at the AMC Hamilton 24 & IMAX theatre. Tickets must be purchased by April 30th online. https://www.tugg.com/titles/martin-luther-movie
Gluten Free wafers are now available for those who need it. Please be sure to let the Deacon or Pastor know when you come to the Altar so they can bring it to you.
Blankets for Project Linus: The Confirmation Class is collecting material for blankets for Project Linus. We need material that is 60 inches by 60 inches. Monetary donations are welcomed and appreciated.
Altar Guild Team Members Wanted: The Altar guild is looking for a few good people to help with setting and cleaning the altar before and after Sunday worship services. It’s a minimum time commitment. Flexible time for set up and cleaning up after service. Sign up on today’s connection card, or speak to Laurie Burke or Doreen Humiston for more information.
Nursery Helpers Wanted: Please sign up on today’s connection card if you are interested in helping with Nursery care. It is only once a month for the 10:30 service. If you have any questions, please see Barbara Ressler.
Ushers Wanted: Ushers are sometimes the first person that greets a visitor. If you can smile, extend a hand and welcome people, you can be an Usher. If you are interested in serving as an Usher, please sign up on today’s connection card. It’s a minimum time commitment, one Sunday every 4 – 5 weeks sometimes.
LifeLine Screening: Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 9 – 3. Please call 1-888-653-6450 to pre-register.
Palm Sunday; April 9: 8 & 10:30 Worship Service
Maundy Thursday; April 13; 7 pm Worship Service
Good Friday; April 14; 7 pm Tenebrae Service
Easter Sunday; April 16; 8 & 10:30 Worship Services
NO Sunday School
Breakfast served between services
Listen to Sermons Online. Did you miss a Sunday Worship? Listen to the Sunday Sermons at gs4nj.org/podcast.
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