Summer Worship Schedule:
Begins TODAY, June 18,
Worship services will be at 9 am and 10:30 am.
Please take note of the change in time for the early service.
TODAY is the last day for Sunday School before summer break.
Nursery Care will continue to be provided during the 10:30am worship all summer.
VBS – “Maker Fun Factory”: is full or bright, vibrant colors, dynamic decorations, and gadgets and gizmos aplenty. There are many exciting ways to help with this fun filled week. You could be a Group Leader, Station Leader/Assistant, or Decoration Team member. If you would like to be a part of the VBS Team, please sign up on today’s connection card.
VBS will be July 17 – 21st from 6 – 8 pm.
We will be making decorations on Sunday June 25th immediately following the 10:30 service. Please join us as we make decorations to transform the Sanctuary and hallways into another demention for our kids coming to VBS.
DONATIONS NEEDED: We need many things to make this fun for the kids (and the group leaders as well). Some items we need right away to make decorations are: cardboard boxes, tin cans, buckets, and of course, pool noodles. Please leave these items on the stage for now. There are also more items need on the board in the Narthex. Please take a “gadget or gear” and return by July 9th. Thank you for your help.
Time to sign up: Join us for a week of fun where curious kids become hands-on inventors, lovingly crafted by God! Kids from Preschool- 5th grade will spend each day dancing, singing, laughing, playing, & crafting in this awesome adventure! Registration is open. Sign up at: gs4nj.org/vbs
CALLING ALL Youth from 7th – 12th Grade: There will be a meeting in the fellowship hall on Sunday, June 25th immediately following the 10:30 worship service. This meeting is for youth and PARENTS! We will begin to discuss plans for the upcoming year and beyond. Please let Rachel Harning or Dan Bergfeldt know if you plan on attending.
MUSIC WORKSHOP: Summer Jam!!: Do you play an instrument and want to learn how to play better or different? Or do you want to learn how to play percussion, maybe you want some tips on how to sing better, or play the drums better. Join us on Saturday, July 8th from 11 – 3 at Good Shepherd and get some tips from some experts. Let know if you plan on attending, or sign up on today’s connection card. Refreshments will be served.
Pickle Ball: is now on Thursday nights. Any ladies interested in playing can contact , or just show up with sneakers on Thursday night around 6:30 pm.
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.
Listen to Sermons Online. Did you miss a Sunday Worship? Listen to the Sunday Sermons at gs4nj.org/podcast.
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HELP WANTED: Be a part of a team:
Mowers & Gardeners: Well spring is finally here and showing its good side this week, which means the grass is growing and so are the weeds!! It takes many hands to keep the grounds looking beautiful, and we can always use a few more helpers. If you are interested in becoming part of the “team”, please let Maureen Puricelli know, or sign up on today’s connection card.
Altar Guild Team Members: The Altar guild is looking for a few more 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 for more information.
Nursery Helpers: 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 .
Ushers: 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.