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Movie - "Overcomer"

Join the Good Shepherd showing of Overcomer, the inspirational movie for the whole family, on Sunday, February 16th at 2:30pm in our Sanctuary. This acclaimed film by the Kendrick Brothers tells the story of an unlikely match up of an asthmatic cross country runner and her reluctant coach.        

Ash Wednesday Gathering

As we begin the season of Lent, all are invited to join for a special worship gathering on Ash Wednesday, February 26th. Service will begin promptly at 7pm. Children and youth programs will continue as usual.      

Join the Family!

Learn more about our Church and have the opportunity to become a Covenant Partner of Good Shepherd on Sunday, February 23rd from noon-3pm in the Fireside Room. Childcare is available upon request. Lunch will be served. RSVP to Mary Gerard: or 562/493.2553 x 114 by February 20th.     

Church Office Closed

The church office will be closed on Monday, February 17th in observance of Presidents' Day.        


All Aboard for VBS July 20th-24th

Join our crew as we learn about how Jesus' power can pull us through life's ups and downs. Rocky Railway is filled with incredible Bible-learning experiences kids can see, hear, touch, and even taste! Registration will open in mid-May at

Good Shepherd Kids

Join us on Wednesday, February 19th! 
Family dinner 5:45-6:30pm ($5/person $10/family) 
Family worship & icebreakers 6:30-6:45pm
GSK/Life groups 6:45-8pm.
Dinner! Singing! Fun! Games! Friends! Snacks! More Fun!! Join your friends for a great season of learning more about The Heart of God. Grades 1-5, structured lesson, toddler/kinder childcare. Program runs September-May.  


Youth Missions 

This experience is primarily for 6th-12th grades, but is definitely open to parents and families as well! Join us April 13th-19th for a week of serving God by serving others at Camp Calvin Crest in Oakhurst, California. Cost $200. Email Josh Higgins, Director of Youth Ministries, at for information.  

Middle School/High School@theDEN 

Join us on February 19th: 5:45-6:30pm Family Dinner ($5 per person, $10 max per family); 6:30-8pm Worship, Middle and High School gatherings.  



Those who are mourning the death of a loved one are invited to join the next session of GriefShare, a faith-based support group for understanding and healing of the grief process. The series begins with orientation on Tuesday, February 25th in the Patio Room, and continues each Tuesday for 13 weeks from 10-12pm. Email or call the church office at 562/493.2553 for more information.    

New Bible Study - 1 & 2 Kings

Begins Sunday night, February 16th, from 6-8pm in the Fireside Room. Kirk and Sue Brown, leaders. 

Precept Bible Study

The next Precept Bible Study Class will be on the study of 2nd Timothy beginning March 4th. Class is led by Talbot Jaeger each Wednesday from 6:45-8:15pm in the Choir Room. Cost of the workbook is $16. Contact Jack Knutzen at 562/596.3603 early to get the workbook to prepare the first lesson. This book concerns the personal walk of a true believer in Christ.     

Your Change Will Make a Change

Next Sunday, February 23rd, bring your change to church! Helps support Worldwide Missions.    

Senior Adults


Join us on Wednesday, February 19th,12 noon, in Zirbel Hall as we welcome back Mike Chamberlain, aka "The Singing TV Guy." After 35 years as a TV News/Sports Anchor, Mike has turned his attention to full time music performing. Cost: $5. Sign up at the Senior Ministry table on the Patio.   

Gospel Circle

Join us Friday, February 21st from 6:30-8pm in the Fireside Room for a fun evening of singing uplifting gospel songs. Acoustic instruments are welcomed!    

Fit & Faithful Exercise Class

Class will not meet on Monday, February 17th.    

March Day Trip

Mark your calendars for Sunday, March 29th, 12:30-6:30pm, as we attend "The Pageant of Our Lord" at Rolling Hills Covenant Church. Cost: $45 (includes admission and coach fees). Eat prior to the trip. Sign up at the Senior Adult table on the patio.   


Ruth Circle

Meets on Wednesday, February 19th at 10am in the Round Room #4. Please call Valerie Matson at 714/894.6962 or Marge Fleming at 562/596.7673 with questions.           

Courtesy Meals

This ministry provides meals to Good Shepherd members, or their families, who have recently welcomed a new child, who are ill, recovering from surgery, or any other life changing event. Please contact Sue Whited at or 562/924.3803.          

Ministry Meeting

Women's Ministry meets on Monday, February 24th at 6:30pm in the Fireside Room. All women are welcome! Contact Kathy Ambruso at 562/743.0557 with questions.            

Give Back

Patio Host Needed  

Patio Host needed for 3rd Sunday of each month (between services). Please call Theresa Whitehead-Collie at 562/431.8070-H or 714/307.0469-C if interested.    

Scripture Readers  

If you are interested in reading scripture during the 10:45am worship service on Sundays, please email Kay Pitsenberger at   


Meets on Monday, February 17th at 7pm in the Round Room #4. All are welcome!   

Need Your 2019 Giving Statement?

Please login to MyGoodShepherd to view and print your 2019 giving statement: If you need help, contact Mary in the church office at 562/493.2553 x 114, or    

Flower Calendar

If you would like to provide flowers in the Sanctuary for worship in 2020, please stop by or call the church office to sign up.Some dates that are available: March 1st, 8th, 29th. 

Study Guide

Join us this Sunday at 9 or 10:45am as we continue our series Overboard. Here's the
Study Guide.


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