Sermons from CGS

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We collect non-perishable food for the Watertown Food Pantry every Sunday. The need in our community is great, so please help us help those without. Please bring a donation with you to church!
All are welcome at CGS.

You are welcome at the Church of the Good Shepherd!
The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal community of joyful believers, where children

are full members of the church. We experience Christ in our liturgy, in prayer, in our work for 

justice and peace, and in each other. We find strength and resilience in the combined abilities of 

all our members. We strengthen our faith and understanding through formation and community 

engagement. We take care of one another and our neighbors. We welcome you.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal community of joyful believers, where children

are full members of the church. We experience Christ in our liturgy, in prayer, in our work for 

justice and peace, and in each other. We find strength and resilience in the combined abilities of 

all our members. We strengthen our faith and understanding through formation and community 

engagement. We take care of one another and our neighbors. We welcome you.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal community of joyful believers, where children

are full members of the church. We experience Christ in our liturgy, in prayer, in our work for 

justice and peace, and in each other. We find strength and resilience in the combined abilities of 

all our members. We strengthen our faith and understanding through formation and community

engagement. We take care of one another and our neighbors. We welcome you.

The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal community of joyful believers,

where children are full members of the church. We experience Christ in our liturgy,

in prayer, in our work for justice and peace, and in each other. We find strength and

resilience in the combined abilities of all our members. We strengthen our faith and

understanding through formation and community engagement. We take care of one

another and our neighbors. We welcome you. 


Our Rector is the Rev. Amy McCreath.



This Week at Good Shepherd


Monday, Sept. 25 -- Education for Ministry (EfM) - 6:30 pm. A college-level exploration of scripture, Christian history, and theology and introduction to the practice of theological reflection. More information about EfM is here.


Wed., Thurs., and Friday -- Morning Prayer, 7:15 am. Using the prayer book service and the daily lectionary, we begin our day in the presence of God. 


Thursday, Sept. 28 -- Hidden Brook Contemplative Prayer, 7 pm. Candlelight, chant, prayer, poetry, and silence. A holy pause in your busy week.


Friday, Sept. 29 -- Pastoral Response Meeting, 11 am. We gather for noonday prayer and consider how best to respond to the needs of the parish and the community. Meets in the parish office.


Sunday, October 1 -- 16th Sunday after Pentecost.  

~ 8 am - Contemplative Eucharist: The Rev. Clarence Butler, preaching and presiding. A simple, quiet worship service, with silence built woven throughout. 

~ 9 am - Christian Formation for children and adults. Children grades K-3 meet on the stage. 4th & 5th gr. meets in the parish office. Adults meet in the lower hall. Adult formation concludes a 3-week series on "welcoming all," with a presentation on "Welcoming those with disabilities."

~ 10 am - Holy Eucharist with music: Refreshments and fellowship following.

~ 6 pm - Harvest Dinner and "talent" show: A potluck dinner with no agenda other than relaxing and eating well! Talent show following, so bring your poem, song, ukulele, or unicycle! 


The church office is open 9 am to 1 pm on Tuesdays and noon to 5 pm on Thursdays. Pastor Amy and Deacon Ken are also available by appointment at other times. Call, text, or email them to arrange that. Pastor Amy’s day off is Monday.
 


 


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Kids in our Vacation Garden School interviewing farmers at the Farmers Market
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