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Life is Better in Groups!

Stop by the Life Group Table on Sunday, September 8th to get more information on how to get connected! Contact Pastor Bryan at with questions.     

"Grandparenting Matters"

Are you ready to "Grandparent on Purpose?" Come and join us for six weeks beginning Wednesday, September 11th at 7pm in the Patio Room to be inspired, equipped and challenged as we care for those we cherish. Sign up at the Life Group Table on the patio in between services.  

"Creative Ways to Share Your Faith"

The E Team invites you to get motivated and encouraged by Mark Spence, Dean of the online School of Biblical Evangelism and co-host of the TV program, Way of the Master, as he presents "Creative Ways to Share Your Faith" on Tuesday, September 17th at 7pm in the Sanctuary. Plan to be blessed and challenged!     

Join the Family!

Learn more about our Church and have the opportunity to become a Covenant Partner of Good Shepherd on Sunday, September 22nd from noon-3pm in the Fireside Room. Childcare available upon request. Lunch will be served. RSVP to Mary Gerard at    

Young Adults Retreat

Join us September 27th-29th for a weekend of fellowship and rest in Lake Arrowhead. We will be journeying together, learning more about how God has uniquely created us and how we can impact the community around us! We can't wait to share this time with you! Contact Janae at with questions. 


Middle School/High School@theDEN Returns! 

Wednesday, September 11th, 5:45pm: 5:45-6:30pm Family Dinner ($5 per person, $20 max per family); 6:30-8pm Worship, Middle and High School gatherings. 
Contact Josh Higgins, Director of Youth Ministry, at with questions. 


Good Shepherd Kids Return Wednesday, September 11th

Family dinner 5:45-6:30pm ($5 per 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. Contact Sue Gilmore at


Save the Date!

Date Night - October 19th! More information coming!!     

Family Ministry Meeting

You are encouraged to participate and help rejuvenate our Family Ministry!! Join us on Tuesday, September 10th at 7pm in Room #1.     

Handbell Players

We are in need of handbell players! Handbell practice begins on Tuesday, September 10th from 5:30-7pm in the Choir Room. Willing to train new players (ages 12-100). Contact Dee at with questions.     

Annual Christmas Concert

If you would like to be a part of our annual Christmas Concert presented on December 14th at 3pm, rehearsals begin on October 3rd from 7-8pm in the Choir Room. Contact Dee Abell at      

Funds for Rising TIDE

Once again we are raising funds for Rising TIDE, the free after school program in downtown Long Beach. Donations from our congregation will be matched twice if checks are made out to Rising TIDE, and are turned in by Sunday, September 15th.     


Mary Martha Circle

Meets on Wednesday, September 11th, 2:30-4:30pm, at the home of Karen Vandervoet, 3172 Shakespeare Dr., Los Alamitos. Contact Karen at 562/884.0819 or Ann Pray at 562/431.9835 for more information.        

Literary Women

Meets on Saturday, September 14th at 9:30am in the Fireside Room. Discussion book is Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. Join us!           

Sarah Circle

Meets on Thursday, September 12th at 7pm in the Library. Call Sue Ludwig at 562/421.1026 with questions.       

Connections Event

Join us for our Women's Ministry Connections Event - learning to make your own Dream Board - on Friday, September 27th, 6-9pm in the Fireside Room. We will begin with a potluck dinner (bring your favorite salad, main dish or dessert), followed by making a Dream Board. RSVP at the Women's Ministry table beginning September 8th. Bring a friend for a fun night out! Stop by the Women's Ministry table on the patio for more information.           


The Women's Retreat brochure will be available at the Women's Ministry table. Registration has begun. Click here to register. Plan to join us as we seek to be Anchored in HIM, November 1st - 3rd.         

Senior Adults


Susan Lachner will be returning with her musical talents on Wednesday, September 18th at 12 noon in Zirbel Hall. Tickets: $5. Sign up at the Senior Adult table.            

Gospel Sing-A-Long

Join us for our Friday Night Gospel Sing-A-Long on September 20th from 6:30-8pm in the Fireside Room for an evening of singing fun gospel songs. Acoustic instruments are welcomed!             

Serve in Love

Haiti Mission Trip  

The World Wide Mission Team would like to invite you to spend a week in Haiti, October 3rd-11th. Contact Carol Jaeger at with questions.  

Monthly Quilters  

Meets on Monday, September 9th at 10am in the Round Room #4. All are welcome!  

Flower Calendar  

If you would like to provide flowers in the Sanctuary for worship in 2019, please stop by or call the church office to sign up. Dates available are October 20th, 27th, and November 3rd, 17th. 

Study Guide

Join us this Sunday at 9 or 10:45am as we begin our series "Breaking Boundaries-The Story of Ruth." Here's the study guide.

Last Sunday

Miss gathering last Sunday? Click onto Curtis' message "There Is No Time"

Financial Update

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Giving          767,990
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