Fourth Sunday in Advent
Join us for worship at 10 am in-person, on Facebook, or on YouTube.
Happy Advent! It is the beginning of a new church year. Advent is a season of preparation and anticipation. In our waiting, we look forward to the coming of our Savior King Jesus. Our message series is “ADVENTure!” We will highlight how life with Jesus is a thrilling adventure. And if you are not part of this adventure, how do you get on board. We pray you will be encouraged by this message series and our worship today. Today’s message is “Luck & Good Fortune.” How do you find luck and good fortune?
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Christmas Eve Worship
Join us in-person or online to on Christmas Eve to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Christmas Eve Candlelight Services will be at 5pm and 7pm. Worship on Sunday, December 26 will be at 10am as regularly scheduled. There is no Sunday School on December 26 or January 2.
Midweek Advent Worship
Midweek Advent Worship will be held on Wednesday starting at 7pm. You can participate in-person or online.
We have made Covid an excuse for many things. But one thing Good Shepherd has not made Covid an excuse for is the continuing stewardship of God’s property at 3139 County Rd 516. There have been extensive renovations and maintenance performed in the last two years. Some of the projects include:
- New carpet and church chairs in the sanctuary
- New flooring and drywall in the conference room
Verse of the Month
For nothing will be impossible with God.Luke 1:37, ESV
Daily Bible Readings 2022
https://www.gs4nj.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/GS-2022-Bible-Reading-Plan.pdfThe Good Sheopherd Daily Bible Readings are now availalbe for 2022. Join us in reading through the Bible in 2022. There are three reading each day. There are no reading on Saturday or Sunday. Use those days to catch up or to reflect upon previous readings. You. can also download the 2021 reading plan if you want to start today.
Notes of Appreciation
LCC Comfort Dog Calendar
2022 LCC Comfort Dog Ministry Calendars are now available. Lily Comfort Dog is featured for the month of August. If you would like a calendar, make sure to find Lily after worship is over. There is a $15 suggested donation.
Ways to Financially Support Good Shepherd
Visit gs4nj.org/give to donate. You can donate with a credit card or have the funds debited from your checking account. You can also set up automated giving set up on a weekly, bi-weekly, monthly, or twice-monthly basis.
Another option to give is text to give. Text any dollar amount to 84321. We will reply with a link to a quick, self-guided setup process to tie your mobile phone to our church, your donor account, and a payment source.
All of this is easily managed through an online account that is set up the first time you give. There is also an app that can be used to manage your giving. It is available on iOS and Android.
As always checks can also be mailed. Visit our contact page for our mailing address.
If you already shop at Amazon, it is easy to support our ministry. Instead of going to amazon.com to shop, just add “smile.” before amazon.com. So the link will be smile.amazon.com. Any time you make a purchase at this link 0.5% of your purchase will go to the charity of your choice. It may not be much, but it adds up over time and as more of us make use of this service. Please keep in mind that you need to use the smile link every time you make a purchase. If you go back to using the regular Amazon link or use the Amazon app, we will not get a donation with those purchases.
Shop with Scrip
Scrip gift cards are available immediately following the Sunday worship in the Narthex. There are many cards to chose from and specific gift cards if you want. Be sure to ask what other cards are available. There are hundreds to choose from. We are grateful for all who have purchased these cards in support of our ministry. Be sure to stop and pick up a few cards.