Mid-Week Announcements

January 17, 2023


Bible Study Wednesdays at 11 AM

Theological Book Group

Good Guys Steak Night

Artie's Party Invitations go out this week!

Coffee House - January 20

Annual Meeting - Sunday, January 22, 2023 - ONE SERVICE


Here's what's happening.

Calendar

Missing Your Offering Envelopes?

Due to a supply chain issue, our envelope printer has not been able to deliver all of the packets in our quarterly order. They have resolved the problem for the second quarter beginning April. If you received yours, great! If you didn't, we will provide blank giving envelopes in the pew racks, or you may include your giving number or the words PLEDGE 2023 on your check.

Each year, Good Shepherd is canonically required to conduct an Annual Meeting by the conclusion of January. This year our meeting is scheduled for Sunday, January 22, 2023, at 10:30 a.m. We will meet in the church. 


There will be ONE SERVICE that day at 9:00 a.m. 

The Annual Meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m.

There will be a reception with light refreshments following the meeting


THE BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THIS MEETING WILL BE:

  • The election of Vestry members
  • Consideration of the 2023 parish budget
  • Presentation on the State of the Parish
  • Any other business that may rightfully come before this parish


Nursery and Sunday School will be available beginning a 8:45 AM.

The Annual Meeting will begin at 10:30 AM.

A reception with light refreshments will follow in the narthex and courtyard.

Rector Transition Information


For answers to important questions and the status of our search, please visit the Rector Search page on the Good Shepherd website.

Have you pledged for 2023?

We are closing in on our pledge goal for 2023. If you have made an estimate of your giving for 2023, THANK YOU!

If you sill wish to give us your estimate click on the link below. Questions about giving? Visit our website Giving page or contact our Parish Administrator, Merike Seely.

Visit the Giving Page
Pledge for 2023

The Server Schedule

Looking for the Sunday Server Schedule? You can get to it from the Home page of our website, on the Services page, or on the Volunteer page.

Server Schedule

Invitations to Artie's Party go out this week! ALL ABOARD February 17, 2023!

Biblical Stories of Epiphany

7 week series

Wednesdays at 11:00 AM


In-Person at 11:00 AM (Location: Parish Hall)


The Season after the Epiphany is a season all about finding God in ordinary life. Join us for a seven week Bible study focusing on Scripture passages in which the ordinary breaks open with the presence of God. As a way of engaging the text, we will also be sharing our own personal stories of God-infused ordinary moments.

2022 Annual Meeting

Sunday, January 22, 2023

10:30 AM

We will have one service at 9:00 AM (Rite 1.5) that blends both services.

Nursery and Sunday School will be available beginning a 8:45 AM.

The Annual Meeting will begin at 10:30 AM.

A reception with light refreshments will follow in the narthex and courtyard.

Coffee House Open Mic Night

Calling all seasoned coffee house regulars, performance newcomers, brave souls, crooners, poets, the bold, the bashful, groups, pros, instrumentalists, people with no instrument, babies, grandmas and anyone in between.


We meet in the Parish Hall. Sign up starts at 7 pm. Refreshments available. You are welcome to bring snacks to share. For Information: ddixon@goodsheponline.org FREE

Hear These Words


Tune in to Hear These Words, a weekly podcast discussion of Scripture featuring guests from the Good Shepherd community, clergy, and scholars from around the nation! Available soon wherever you listen to podcasts! Episodes are also posted on our website under the GROW tab.

Text Link

Listen Here!

Morning Prayer Weekday Schedule

Join us for Morning Prayer weekdays at 9:00 AM at the link below. The service bulletins for morning prayer will be posted for each weekday for those who wish to keep this daily discipline.

Link to Zoom and Service Leaflets

Wednesday Holy Eucharist and Healing

Holy Eucharist and Healing on Wednesdays at 10:00 AM. Meet in the chapel. As a Wednesday bonus, stay for Bible Study immediately following the service!

Fellowship Opportunities

Good Guys Men's Fellowship

Good Guys men's ministry breakfast meets Friday mornings in the Parish Hall at 8:00 AM! All Good Shepherd men welcome!

The next meeting will be Friday, January 20, at 8AM.

Morning Glory Women's Fellowship

Meets on the second and fourth Friday mornings at The Jersey Diner, 716 N. US Hwy 1 Tequesta, FL, at 8:00 AM. All Good Shepherd women are invited to attend!

The next meeting will be Friday, January 27, at 11AM. New Time!

Bridge Club

Bridge Club is back! We meet in The Barn (church office). Let coordinator Gene know you will be attending.

561-741-1885

The next meeting will be Thursday, January 19, from 11AM - 2PM.

Game Night

Meets on the second and fourth Thursday evenings in The Barn (in the office building) We have games, or bring your own. Board, card, trivia, strategy...all games until 10 pm. All ages. Game on!

The next meeting will be Thursday, January 26, at 6 - 10PM. BYOBeverage.

Food Pantry Needs


Going to the grocery store this week? Want to help people? Click on the button below for a list of food categories we would like to replenish.


Please pick up a few extra items at the grocery store for our Food Pantry! We especially need:


  • Cereal, pasta, canned fruit, canned veggies, canned tuna, peanut butter, canned chicken


Today, the Food Pantry served 59 families or 212 people. Thank you for your generosity!

Food Need List

THIS WEEK:

  • Donations accepted whenever the shop is open.
  • We could use handled shopping bags if you have them.

50% Off All Red Tags!

25% Off All Jewelry!

25% Off Men’s Shoes!

(We have had a huge donation of size 14 men's shoes!)

Visit the Pennies For Heaven page

Don't Miss Out!

Visit our YouTube Channel


We post services, morning prayer, seasonal messages, and other special services on our YouTube Channel.

Click on the LIVE tab for livestream services and VIDEOS for Morning Prayer.

Service/Volunteer Opportunities

Pennies For Heaven

Multiple positions available in our bustling thrift shop on campus. Hours available on Tuesday - Friday. Sorting, pricing, merchandising, register, online sales, photography, shop keeping. Pennies does great work! Join the team!

Beth, Shop Manager 561-406-2923

Ushers and Greeters

We are in need of people to greet on Sunday mornings and help with certain parts of worship; alms plates and communion. Full training provided.

Contact Mary Lou or Jo. 561-747-4674

Sound Technicians (Sundays)

Sound Technicians 8AM

Sound and Livestream operators 10AM

Full training provided. This ministry brings church to those who cannot be here in person.

Contact Erik

Acolytes

Acolytes assist clergy with worship services. Adults and Youth positions are open at either service and at funerals, weddings, and special services. Full training provided.

Contact Mary Lou or Jo. 561-747-4674

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Good Shepherd Episcopal Church and School

Heather Graham, Senior Warden

The Rev. Derek M. Larson TSSF, Associate Rector


561-746-4674