Sixth Sunday of Easter!

5/9/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM!

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

We are no longer requiring pre-registration for worship. We just ask that you check-in in the atrium with an usher upon your arrival. We are still following a variety of safety protocols in worship including masks, distancing, limiting occupancy, and refraining from singing.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you'd like to stay informed about everything happening at church via email, send one over to Pastor Kim to be added to our email list: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

5/8/2021

Join Pastor Kim for Saturday Story Time. This week we read about Peter Healing from our Spark Story Bible thanks to Beaming Books.

You are Welcome at Worship!

5/6/2021

In-Person Worship: We are no longer requiring pre-registration online or by phone to attend worship. You can join us any Sunday in-person at 9:00 am. We just ask that you check in when you arrive with an usher in our atrium. We will continue to follow safety protocols in worship including (1) requiring mask-wearing at all times (2) physical distancing in our sanctuary (3) limiting corporate prayer and not including live singing in our worship service (4) asking everyone to arrive and go directly to worship, and after worship concludes promptly exiting the building to avoid lingering inside and lessening the temptation to shake hands and gathering to chat.

Online Worship: If you won't be joining us for in-person worship, we continue to offer worship online! We are live on YouTube at 9:00 am every Sunday. Once the livestream is over, worship is also available to view after 10:00 am on Sunday (or anytime during the week). Note: you may need to "fast forward" through the beginning of the video which is a countdown to the beginning of worship. You can visit our YouTube page by CLICKING HERE.

Weekly Prayer

5/4/2021

Pastor Matt's Tuesday Afternoon Prayer: A Prayer for Bearing the Fruit of Love

Outdoor Sunday School!

5/3/2021

Yesterday May 2nd we began our Outdoor Sunday School program for kids and teens! We are excited to be able to gather more safely outside, dig into the Bible, enjoy exploring God in God’s creation, and learn about ourselves and each other. Can’t wait to see you at 10:00 am on Sundays in the church’s yard!

Spring Music Sunday!

5/2/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM!

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

We are no longer requiring pre-registration for worship. We just ask that you check-in in the atrium with an usher upon your arrival. We are still following a variety of safety protocols in worship including masks, distancing, limiting occupancy, and refraining from singing.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you'd like to stay informed about everything happening at church via email, send one over to Pastor Kim to be added to our email list: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

5/1/2021

Join Pastor Kim for Saturday Storytime! We read about the earliest Christian believers from the Spark Story Bible thanks to Beaming Books.

Spring Music Sunday!

4/28/2021

This Sunday May 2nd is Music Sunday! Worship will feature both live and pre-recorded musical performances from instrumentalists and vocalists. So join us, in person or online, at 9:00 am for Spring Music Sunday!

Weekly Prayer

4/27/2021

Pastor Matt's Tuesday Afternoon Prayer: A Prayer for All that is on our Hearts

Pre-Registration for Worship Update

4/26/2021

In-Person Worship: We are no longer requiring pre-registration online or by phone to attend worship. You can join us any Sunday in-person at 9:00 am. We just ask that you check in when you arrive with an usher in our atrium. We will continue to follow safety protocols in worship including (1) requiring mask-wearing at all times (2) physical distancing in our sanctuary (3) limiting corporate prayer and not including live singing in our worship service (4) asking everyone to arrive and go directly to worship, and after worship concludes promptly exiting the building to avoid lingering inside and lessening the temptation to shake hands and gathering to chat.

Online Worship: If you won't be joining us for in-person worship, we continue to offer worship online! We are live on YouTube at 9:00 am every Sunday. Once the livestream is over, worship is also available to view after 10:00 am on Sunday (or anytime during the week). Note: you may need to "fast forward" through the beginning of the video which is a countdown to the beginning of worship. You can visit our YouTube page by CLICKING HERE.

Fourth Sunday of Easter Worship

4/25/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM!

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

We are worshipping in person and ask that you register in advance. However, you are welcome to join us in person and check-in at the door. There is space available. We are following a variety of safety protocols in worship including masks, distancing, limiting occupancy, and refraining from singing.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you want more info about education and fellowship or our in-person worship options, that's in our weekly emails. If you'd like to stay informed via email, send one over to Pastor Kim: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

Join Pastor Kim for Saturday Storytime! She reads about The Great Comission and The Acension from our Spark Story Bible thanks to Beaming Books.

Opportunity House Meal

4/23/2021

We are still looking for a few donations for our Opportunity House Meal May 10th. Items need to be dropped off at church by Sunday May 9th.

Click here to sign up!


Weekly Prayer

4/20/2021

Pastor Matt's Tuesday Prayer: A Prayer for God to Shepherd Us

Register for In-Person Worship

4/19/2021

If you are interested in worshipping in-person with us April 25th at 9:00 am CLICK HERE to register. We will continue to offer online services as well.

Here are a few links to help you understand our safety procedures: (1) a letter from church leadership (2) an FAQ sheet (3) a description of what to expect Sunday mornings and what's expected of you (4) a video to walk you through what Sundays will look like now

Third Sunday of Easter Worship

4/18/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM!

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

We are worshipping in person and ask that you register in advance. However, you are welcome to join us in person and check-in at the door. There is space available. We are following a variety of safety protocols in worship including masks, distancing, limiting occupancy, and refraining from singing.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you want more info about education and fellowship or our in-person worship options, that's in our weekly emails. If you'd like to stay informed via email, send one over to Pastor Kim: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

4/17/2021

Join us for Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim. This week we read about Doubting Thomas from our Spark Story Bible thanks to Beaming Books.

Opportunity House Meal

4/16/2021

We are serving a meal at Opportunity House on May 10th!

CLICK HERE for a list of items needed - you can sign-up to donate items as well.

All items are needed at church by Sun. May 9th.

Weekly Prayer

4/14/2021

Pastor Matt's Weekly Prayer: A Prayer for Being Witnesses.

Join Pastor Matt as he offers a prayer for us to be witnesses to the resurrection.

Register for In-Person Worship

4/12/2021

If you are interested in worshipping in-person with us April 18th at 9:00 am CLICK HERE to register. We will continue to offer online services as well.

Here are a few links to help you understand our safety procedures: (1) a letter from church leadership (2) an FAQ sheet (3) a description of what to expect Sunday mornings and what's expected of you (4) a video to walk you through what Sundays will look like now

Second Sunday of Easter Worship

4/11/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM!

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

We are worshipping in person and ask that you register in advance. However, you are welcome to join us in person and check-in at the door. There is space available. We are following a variety of safety protocols in worship including masks, distancing, limiting occupancy, and refraining from singing.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you want more info about education and fellowship or our in-person worship options, that's in our weekly emails. If you'd like to stay informed via email, send one over to Pastor Kim: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

4/10/2021

Join Pastor Kim for Saturday Storytime! This week we read about the friends who meet Jesus on the Road to Emmaus from our Spark Story Bible thanks to Beaming Books.

Check Out Our Confirmands!

4/7/2021

You may not know it, but in January we had 8 Middle-Schoolers begin the Confirmation process at Good Shepherd. They've been attending weekly classes on Zoom and doing activities from home! Take a peek at what they've been up to.

Tuesday Prayer

4/6/2021

Pastor Matt's Tuesday Prayer: A Prayer for the Easter Season.

Join Pastor Matt as he offers a prayer for us to live into the hope and promise of resurrection and eternal life.

Register for In-Person Worship

4/5/2021

If you are interested in worshipping in-person with us April 11th at 9:00 am CLICK HERE to register. We will continue to offer online services as well.

Here are a few links to help you understand our safety procedures: (1) a letter from church leadership (2) an FAQ sheet (3) a description of what to expect Sunday mornings and what's expected of you (4) a video to walk you through what Sundays will look like now

Easter Sunday Worship

4/4/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM!

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

We will also be celebrating communion. God can transform whatever you have at home- bread, wine, water, juice, crackers, etc. You can also join us for Drive-Thru Communion in the parking lot off the atrium from 10:00 am to 11:00 am.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

Note: If you want to worship with us in person, there is room at our 7:30 am Outdoor Sunrise Service, however our 9:00 am service in the sanctuary is full due to distancing and capacity precautions.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you want more info about education and fellowship or our in-person worship options, that's in our weekly emails. If you'd like to stay informed via email, send one over to Pastor Kim: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

4/3/2021

Join Pastor Kim for Easter Story Time from our Spark Story Bible thanks to Beaming Books.

Good Friday Worship

4/2/2021

Today, on Good Friday, we remember Jesus' crucifixion and death. We are offering worship at 7:00 pm. You can join us online Live at 7:00 pm. Or, after worship is over, you can watch the recorded service online at any time.

We do have space available at our Good Friday Service in-person at 7:00 pm, we just ask that you register upon arrival. Safety protocols are followed at all of our services including masks, distancing and limiting capacity.

CLICK HERE to follow along with the print bulletin.

Holy Week Prayer Loom

4/1/2021

The weather has been rainy and windy, but we are still creating a prayer loom in the yard outside Good Shepherd's Atrium. Try and stop by before Sunday to add your prayers.

The hope is that this prayer loom will weave together all of Good Shepherd's Holy Week prayers even when we can't be together at the same time, and will serve as a colorful backdrop for our outdoor Easter service at 7:30 am April 4th.

You can add your prayers at any time, just stop by and follow the instructions attached to the weather-proof container with all the supplies you need. You can also watch the video I posted last week for more info - click here.

Maundy Thursday

4/1/2021

Join us today, April 1st, for Maundy Thursday Drive Thru Communion from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

You can come by the parking lot off the atrium of the church to receive communion from your pastors. You can commune in your car, or take the communion home and use our at-home Maundy Thursday liturgy.

If you choose to use our at-home liturgy you can use communion elements from Drive Thru Communion or whatever you have at home - God can transform your own bread, wine, or juice.

CLICK HERE to access the take-home Maundy Thursday liturgy.

Bake-Off Winners

3/31/21

Thank you to all the youth who participated in the Palm Sunday Bake Off! Check out our winners!

First Place - "Dragosaurus" Cake

Tied for Second Place: Farm Cake & Beach Cake

Third Place: Chicken Cake # 1

Dual Ways to Pray

3/30/2021

Join Pastor Matt from the sanctuary as he shares the last in his series of Contemplative Prayer practices, the practice of Centering Prayer. Centering Prayer is way of praying that focuses on letting go of distraction in order to connect more fully with God.

You can check out the talk on Centering Prayer by Rev. Bourgeault here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1aQmQu4lufo


Holy Week & Easter

3/29/2021

Curious about opportunities for worship and engagement during Holy Week and Easter and how to attend worship services - CLICK HERE for our web page with all the details!

Palm Sunday Worship

3/28/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM!

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

Participate in the Virtual Youth Bake-Off! Click here to vote for your favorite cakes!

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you want more info about education and fellowship or our in-person worship options, that's in our weekly emails. If you'd like to stay informed via email, send one over to Pastor Kim: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

3/27/2021

We usher in the beginning of Holy Week this Saturday Story time with the story of The Day Jesus Died, from our Spark Story Bible, thanks to Beaming Books.

Weaving Our Lent Prayers Together

3/25/2021

Join Pastor Kim for the grand finale of our creative and kinesthetic prayer journey. We are creating a prayer loom in the yard outside Good Shepherd's Atrium. The hope is that this prayer loom will weave together all of Good Shepherd's Holy Week prayers even when we can't be together at the same time, and will serve as a colorful backdrop for our outdoor Easter service at 7:30 am April 4th.

You can add your prayers at any time, just stop by and follow the instructions attached to the weather-proof container with all the supplies you need. If you watch the video is will take you through the process as well, or you can find more info here.

Zoom Lent Study with Pastor Matt

3/24/2021

Join Pastor Matt for the final weekly Lenten Study on Zoom today, Wednesday March 24th at 7:00 pm. The Zoom link will be sent out in today's church-wide email. You can also email Pastor Matt if you can't access the link: pastormatt@gsuccboyertown.org

Dual Ways to Pray

3/23/2021

Join Pastor Matt from his backyard as he talks about how practicing awe and wonder can enrich our prayer lives.

Each Tuesday Pastor Matt will share quieter and contemplative ways to pray while on Thursdays Pastor Kim will share kinetic and creative ways to pray.

Fifth Sunday in Lent Worship

3/21/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM! It's the Fourth Sunday in Lent.

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you want more info about education and fellowship or our in-person worship options, that's in our weekly emails. If you'd like to stay informed via email, send one over to Pastor Kim: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Story Time with Pastor Kim

3/20/2021

It's Saturday Story Time! We continue spending the month of March reading the stories of Holy Week. This week's story, Jesus Betrayal, is read from our Spark Story Bible thanks to Beaming Books.

Dual Ways to Pray

3/18/2021

Join Pastor Kim as we continue our Lenten Prayer Journey! Today we talk about prayers of confession and try a creative way to pray through paper folding.

Each week in Lent Pastor Matt shares quieter and contemplative prayers on Tuesdays and Pastor Kim shares something a little different to pray with on Thursdays.

Zoom Lent Study with Pastor Matt

3/17/2021

Join Pastor Matt for our weekly Lenten Study on Zoom every Wednesday at 7:00 pm. The Zoom link will be sent out in today's church-wide email. You can also email Pastor Matt if you can't access the link: pastormatt@gsuccboyertown.org

Dual Ways to Pray

3/16/2021

Practicing the Presence of God

Join Pastor Matt from his kitchen as he talks Practicing the Presence of God as way of way of prayer. This way of prayer came to a monk, Brother Lawrence, while he was washing dishes in the monastery kitchen.

Each Tuesday Pastor Matt will share quieter and contemplative ways to pray while on Thursdays Pastor Kim will share kinetic and creative ways to pray.

Register for In-Person Worship

3/15/21

If you are interested in worshipping in-person with us March 21st at 9:00 am CLICK HERE to register. We will continue to offer online services as well.

Here are a few links to help you understand our re-opening procedures: (1) a letter from church leadership (2) an FAQ sheet (3) a description of what to expect Sunday mornings and what's expected of you (4) a video to walk you through what Sundays will look like now

Fourth Sunday in Lent Worship

3/14/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM! It's the Fourth Sunday in Lent.

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you want more info about education and fellowship or our in-person worship options, that's in our weekly emails. If you'd like to stay informed via email, send one over to Pastor Kim: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

3/13/2021

Pastor Kim continues sharing the stories of Holy Week throughout March to prepare us for Easter. This week we read about The Last Supper from The Spark Story Bible thanks to Beaming Books.

Dual Ways to Pray

3/11/2021

Join Pastor Kim as we continue our Lenten Prayer Journey! Today we move a little bit using a prayer from the Native American Tradition that sends and receives prayers from all directions.

Each week in Lent Pastor Matt shares quieter and contemplative prayers on Tuesdays and Pastor Kim shares something a little different to pray with on Thursdays.

Permission to use this prayer is freely granted for congregational and educational use: Gifts of Many Cultures: Worship Resources for the Global Community

Compiled/Edited by Maren C. Tirabassi & Kathy Wonson Eddy The Pilgrim Press, 1995

Zoom Lent Study with Pastor Matt

3/10/2021

Join Pastor Matt for our weekly Lenten Study on Zoom every Wednesday at 7:00 pm. The Zoom link will be sent out in today's church-wide email. You can also email Pastor Matt if you can't access the link: pastormatt@gsuccboyertown.org

Dual Ways to Pray

3/9/2021

Silence

Today Pastor Matt talks about the value of silence in our prayer life. Silence is an important practice. It helps us listen for God. The practice of silence can also lower our blood pressure and help with creativity and focus.

Each Tuesday Pastor Matt will share quieter and contemplative ways to pray while on Thursdays Pastor Kim will share kinetic and creative ways to pray.

Register for In-Person Worship

3/8/21

If you are interested in worshipping in-person with us March 14th at 9:00 am CLICK HERE to register. We will continue to offer online services as well.

Here are a few links to help you understand our re-opening procedures: (1) a letter from church leadership (2) an FAQ sheet (3) a description of what to expect Sunday mornings and what's expected of you (4) a video to walk you through what Sundays will look like now

Third Sunday in Lent Worship

3/7/2021

Join us for Worship LIVE at 9:00 AM! It's the Second Sunday in Lent.

If you join us before 9:00 am you will see a message that worship will begin soon. After the service concludes (about 10:00 am) you will be able to watch the service as your schedule allows. If you're watching the service after the live-stream is over you may need to fast-forward through the countdown to watch recorded worship.

CLICK HERE for the print bulletin.

To learn more about our church or to donate, head back to the MAIN PAGE. You can also find us and donate to us on FACEBOOK.

If you want more info about education and fellowship or our in-person worship options, that's in our weekly emails. If you'd like to stay informed via email, send one over to Pastor Kim: pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org

Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim

3/6/2021

It's Saturday Storytime with Pastor Kim! Even though Palm Sunday is a few weeks away - we are going to start our journey through the Holy Week stories this Saturday so we have time to dive into each of them before Easter.

Dual Ways to Pray

3/4/2021

Join Pastor Kim today as she continues our prayer journey through Lent. This week for our more creative and active prayer option we take a Rainbow Walk Prayer - experience nature, melting snow, even trudge through some mud to connect with God.

This week's special guest star is Pastor Kim's dog, Dipper.

Each week in Lent Pastor Matt shares quieter and contemplative prayers on Tuesdays and Pastor Kim shares something a little different to pray with on Thursdays.

Zoom Lent Study with Pastor Matt

3/3/2021

Join Pastor Matt for our weekly Lenten Study on Zoom every Wednesday at 7:00 pm. The Zoom link will be sent out in today's church-wide email. You can also email Pastor Matt if you can't access the link: pastormatt@gsuccboyertown.org

Lectio Divina

3/2/2021

Today Pastor Matt continues our prayer journey through Lent with Lectio Divina

Each Tuesday Pastor Matt will share quieter and contemplative ways to pray while on Thursdays Pastor Kim will share kinetic and creative ways to pray.

A Short Guide to Lectio Divina written by Pastor Matt: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1mCGJ01B7zOwf1IAs78EMyMCGpf2olO1c/view?usp=sharing

If are looking for past content or previous worship services that aren't on this page, please email pastorkim@gsuccboyertown.org