A Message from Pastor Toby Joeckel:
Hello! What a great welcome I had on
Sunday, July 11th as we began our time together in this interim period. I am
excited to be here and already I see potential! The first step in the interim
period is getting to know each of you! So for the next several Sundays I will
asking you to sign up to see me. I call it “little visits with
I look forward in doing ministry together."
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FREE VBS - VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL:
Kids! Preschool to 12 Years Old
9:00-Noon Daily, Mon-Fri, July 17-21,
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- New Pastor
Our church is currently in the process of finding a new Pastor.
Until then, Worship Services will be conducted with invited guests
& our New Intentional Interim
Pastor Toby Joeckel.
(Click to Listen to Recent
Pastor Robert Grothe "Jesus Living
June 11: Pastor Toby Joeckel "Listening to God"
18: Pastor Toby
June 25: Pastor Toby Joeckel
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- Grace Lutheran Church
with Pastor James Matthews are holding
their regular Sunday Service in our Annex @ 10:30 a.m. unless he is
holding combined Services in our main chapel. (see
- ANNUAL CHURCH PICNIC:
Sunday, July 30 after second Service about 12
We will meet in out "West Park" behind the Annex Building.
Please bring side dishes and desserts to share, as well as your
lawn chairs and yard games!
Food and Fun for All! Please Plan to Attend!
- Men's Bible
We meet TWICE per month on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays @ 8:00
* Saturday July 8th will
be Coffee & Bible Study:
"No Middle Ground" (Isaiah 1,9)
Saturday July 22nd will be
Breakfast & Bible Study:
"Here Comes the Judge, Prosecutor, Witness, and Jury" (Micah 1,5,6)
to Attend this Great Men's Fellowship!
the Lutheran Confessions:
This group meets to read and explore
the Lutheran Confessions as contained in the Book of Concord.
*Meetings are on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of
(July 6th &
July 20th) 7:00-8:30
We meet in the chapel in the annex of Good
- Women in Mission / Women's
Tuesdays: Bible Study @ 9:15 a.m., Quilting @ 10
Mites: Sunday, July 9th.
*We won't meet July 4th or 18th (VBS).
LWML WA-AK District Retreat, "Called to Be",
Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2017 in Gig Harbor, WA. Please
Plan to Attend!
Talk to Jane Oberg for more details!
- Operation Thanks-Giving, FREE Hot
Every Tuesday Night @ 6 p.m.
a Great Time to Come and Share! Volunteers are Always Welcome. Many
times, Free clothing is available!
Celebrating over 32 years of Community Service, this program began in
1985 and is funded entirely by gleaning and donations.
- Preschool Board: met
Wednesday, July 19 @ 6
- Evangelism Board: met
Wednesday, July 19 @ 7
- PRAYER CHAIN:
Please contact Darleen Schertzer for prayers and
Phone (253) 471-9312 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- COORDINATOR FOR CRAFT GUILD AND
HOLIDAY FAIRE NEEDED:
If you are interested in this volunteer position, Please call the
office @ (253) 473-4848. Thank
BIBLE SCHOOL JULY 17-21 (9am-12Noon)
If you are interested please notify the
office or talk to Melissa Varvil as soon as possible.
- Pastor Daniel
Gerken has now retired, giving his last Sermon
Sunday, January 29th, 2017 after 40 years in
the ministry, 20 years here at Good Shepherd. Along with his wife Ruth,
they have faithfully served the Lord, our congregation & our
community. Their kind, thought provoking leadership will truly
Please take a moment to reflect on your relationship with them both and contact
them with your best wishes for their future...
email Rev. Gerken
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