A Message from Pastor Toby Joeckel:
Hello! What a great welcome I had 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
is getting to know each of you! I look forward in doing
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- OCTOBERFEST! This coming
Sunday, October 22nd will be our Octoberfest Celebration featuring German
themed food! All are welcome! We'll begin after 2nd Service which will be
around 12 Noon! Please bring a related food item to share if you
- IMPORTANT: Change to Sunday Single
Beginning Sunday, November 19th,
2017, 09:00am, we will
be switching to only one Sunday
Service instead of two followed by Sunday School.
Please mark your calendars to reflect this important
NOW...NEW CLEAR Digital Online Audio Sermons!
We have launched a program to provide you audio
access to Sunday and Holiday Bible Readings and Sermons! Beginning with
the October 8, 2017 Service, we are recording with our New Digital
Audio Board that greatly increases the clarity of our recording...
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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
and our Intentional Interim Pastor Toby
- Miss a Service? You can listen to it on our
- Youth Confirmation
Began on Sunday, September 17th at 9:30 a.m. and continues in
Classroom C-2. Any young person who is 6th through 9th grade who has not
been confirmed are invited.
Any adult is also welcome to attend.
- Apologetics Bible
Began September 21st and continues Thursdays at 1:30 p.m. in
All interested people and their guests are welcome to attend.
Hope to see you each Thursday!
- Men's Bible
We meet TWICE per month on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays @ 8:00
* Saturday October 21st will be Breakfast
& Bible Study.
Saturday November 4th
will be Coffee & Bible
Saturday November 18th
will be Breakfast
& Bible Study.
to Attend this Great Men's Fellowship!
- Lunch Bunch News:
The Lunch Bunch will begin meeting
on the second Thursday of
the month at 11:30 a.m.
- Our November 9th meeting at 11:30 am will be a Pot
Blessing Lunch. We will have a guest speaker who will present information on
Mount St. Helen’s.
- Coming December 14th at 11:30 am will be a Pot Blessing Lunch
and Christmas Gift Exchange (not white elephant). Gifts should be from $5 to
- Women in Mission / Women's
Tuesdays: Bible Study @ 9:15 a.m., Quilting @ 10
Mites: Sunday November 12th,
Seafarers Auxiliary, November 28th, Noon.
- Operation Thanks-Giving, FREE Hot
Every Tuesday Night @ 6 p.m.
a Great Time to Come and Share! Volunteers are Always Needed &
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:
meets Wed., Oct. 25th
& Nov. 29th @ 6 p.m.
- Evangelism Board:
meets Wed., Oct. 25th &
Nov. 29th @ 7 p.m.
- PRAYER CHAIN:
Please contact Darleen Schertzer for prayers and
Phone (253) 471-9312 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- 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 schedule above)
- Pastor Daniel
Gerken has retired 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 be
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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