Save the date!! Help Good Shepherd Church rise from the ashes by attending our Summer Phoenix Fest Fundraiser! Sunday June 23, 4-6:00 at the gorgeous Julia Morgan Mansion of the Very Rev. Don and Carol Anne Brown. Listen to the lovely Spohr Octet, featuring Good Shepherd’s own Paula White on violin, performed in the music room. Sip wine, munch hors d’oeuvres and mingle with great company! At 2821 Claremont Boulevard (RIGHT near St. Clement’s) Berkeley! Tickets are available now. If money is an issue, please see Este, as we have funds set aside. Don’t miss out on this wonderful event.
SUNDAY, MAY 19, 2013:
Starting today, we will offer healing prayers and anointing for those who request it after communion. After everyone has received communion, those desiring prayer and/or anointing may stay at the altar while a Communion hymn is sung and people return to their seats.
Pentecost picnic today! After our service we will join the congregations of St. Alban’s Albany, All Soul’s Berkeley and St. Mark’s Berkeley for an Area Ministry Pentecost Picnic. Plans are for the picnic to be held at Coordonices Park from Noon-4:00 p.m. Look for the red balloons!
Noonday prayer every Thursday, please join us in the parish hall for Noonday Prayer using the New Zealand Prayer Book (NZPB), followed by healing prayer and meditation.
Bread Sunday – June 9, 2013: On Sunday, June 9, we will take a moment to consider how we as a faith community can alleviate hunger in our community and throughout the world by right action and drawing our legislators’ attention to what needs to be done to feed our brothers and sisters in an offering of letters. Materials and resources for letter writing, taking action, will be available after the service and you may write a letter to our legislators during coffee hour.
Road trip! Road trip! Time for a camping trip! Join us for our second annual FABULOUS Big Sur Camping trip! August 16-18 at the private camping ground of All Saints Carmel, RIGHT on the river! $10.00 per night, scholarships available, gorgeous nearby hikes and free horseback riding for youth! Please sign up on the bulletin board sign-up sheet.