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Inviting all people to grow into a Christ-centered life in God's family
Good Shepherd
On Mission | Sundays at 9 & 11am

Worship In-Person or Online this Sunday

Join in worship this Sunday in the Sanctuary or at online.gspc.org at 9am or in Zirbel Hall at 11am.

  • Masks are strongly encouraged for everyone in light of the recent rise in COVID-19 infections and California’s mask mandate (places of worship are officially exempt). 

  • Masks are required indoors for those who are not vaccinated.

  • Not feeling well? Join in from home on Sunday at 9am at online.gspc.org. Download our Worship at Home Bulletin!

Ordination and Installation   

You are invited to a service of Ordination and Installation for Janae Barker on Sunday, January 23rd at 2pm! Join in person or at online.gspc.org.      

Congregational Meeting   

Join in our Annual Congregational Meeting on Sunday, February 6th! Lunch will be served at Noon in the Plaza, meeting will begin at 12:30pm in the Sanctuary and at online.gspc.org. Please register for lunch at gdshp.ch/CongMtgLnch or by calling the office at 562/493.2553.         

All Middle and High School Youth!

This Sunday - January 23rd - all middle and high school youth are invited for pizza and games in the Den right after Sunday School at Noon until 2pm!

Valentine Card Connection

We need your help to bless our Good Shepherd Kids and Youth this Valentine's Day! We are going to be delivering notes and cards to each kid (all 115 of them that call Good Shepherd home) this Valentine's Day reminding them of how much God loves them. If you are willing to do some personally, email Janae, janae@gspc.org, for a list of 10 names or grab your list on your way out of worship this Sunday. All cards must be returned by Sunday, February 6th. There will be a drop off spot at our Church Office during the week and on Sunday morning.   

For Our Children

Sunday School continues to be available for kids both at 9am and 11am worship gatherings. Kids will be invited to our classrooms after the Time for Young Disciples. As we continue to follow Orange County Public Health Guidelines, masks will be worn inside classrooms for both kids and teachers. Email Janae Barker, Director of Children's Ministry, at janae@gspc.org with questions. 

For Our Youth

Sunday School - For all Middle and High School Youth - Youth are invited to come to the DEN after the Time For Young Disciples in the 11am worship hour. 
All Middle and High School Youth are invited Wednesday evenings for a night of food, fun, and faith - 5:30pm dinner, 6:30-8pm Youth Group.
Life Groups - Sharing and shaping life and faith together meet 2 times a month to study scripture, personal discipleship, and support.  

Be in Prayer

Prayer for Owen Razor (health issues), Sam Peters (bladder issues), Shelly Straus (hip replacement surgery on February 21st), Laurel Mauk (blood pressure problems), Guegher Froeber (Gigi Froeber's brother, hospitalized with two broken hips), Joshua Clarke (14 year-old grandson of Magaly Rodriguez, receiving father's stem cells for delicate operation), Jon Gatyas (prayer for healing), Harriet Pavidis (prayer for healing), Carol Davenport (health issues), Dave Sanford (kidney function), Dave Swidrak (hospice/inoperable throat cancer), Rob Saunders (continued healing), Cheryl Tafel (cancer diagnosis), Erick Ortega (recovering from surgery), Luke and Selena Ortega (newborn twins of Erick and Erin Ortega), Barbara Hedges (tongue and throat cancer). 

GriefShare

Those who are mourning the death of a loved one are invited to join the next sessions of GriefShare, a faith-based support group for understanding and healing of the grief process. The series begins with orientation on Tuesday, February 15th in the Patio Room, and continues for 13 weeks each Tuesday from 10am until noon. For more information call the church office at 562/493.2553 or visit www.griefshare.org.     

Welcome to Deacon's Corner   

Hi, I'm your Card Ministry Deacon, Heidi Butcher. On a regular basis a member of the Deacon team will share their ministry in our weekly Keeping Connected, highlighting services that we each perform. Our goal is to make all aware of resources the Deacon team provides to parishioners of Good Shepherd. The card deacon essentially provides just that: cards to those who have turned 80 or older, and couples who are celebrating at least 50 years of marriage. In addition, as publicly shared within prayer requests in the Bulletin, the card deacon will send a card to those who are undergoing surgery or dealing with illness, or a loss of a loved one. A heartfelt thanks goes out to all who have donated cards for this ministry!     

Faith at 4 (15)   

Join us on Wednesday, January 26th in the Choir Room as we enjoy fellowship and a little R & R - "Refreshments and Review!" We will be discussing last week's movie - The Ultimate Gift. Email Carol Jaeger at carol@gspc.org with questions.        

Stephen Ministers 

Having a difficult emotional and/or spiritual time lately? Stephen Ministers are available to listen and pray with you as you share what is on your heart and mind. All care is confidential. Contact Pastor Bryan at 562/493.2553 x116 to learn more about receiving the loving care of a Stephen Minister. 

Deacons' Benevolence Fund

If you have financial needs, please email Pastor Bryan at bryan@gspc.org to make an appointment to confidentially discuss receiving a gift from the Deacons' Benevolence Fund.  

Giving Envelopes 

Giving envelopes are available to pick up on Sunday in the Narthex. Please note your envelope number may have changed. You can also call the church office during the week to schedule a pick up time. 

Flower Calendar 

If you would like to provide flowers in the Sanctuary for worship in 2022, please call or stop by the church office to sign up.  

Support the Ministry  

Support our mission of inviting everyone into life in God's family by check, electronic funds transfer (EFT) from banks, as well as offerings via gspc.org/giving, by texting GSPC to 833/416.5698, and via PushPay. In addition, a locked drop-off mailbox is available on campus, near the main green gate entrance from the parking lot. 

Last Message

All People

Study Guide


This week's study guide

On Demand

Click onto our On Demand site at gdshp.ch/ondemand.

Request Prayer  

Submit prayer requests to prayer@gspc.org.

Birthdays

1/25 - Jim Duncan, 81
1/29 - Betty Crain, 91
1/29 - Pat Pearce, 87
1/30 - Carol Dodge, 91
2/1 - Bob Gibson, 96
2/4 - Eleanor Williamson, 97 

Anniversaries

1/23 - Peter and Harriet Pavidis, 51
1/25 - Roy and Carol Benstead, 64 

Contact

Email: info@gspc.org
Phone: 562/493.2553
Prayer: prayer@gspc.org
Office Hours: 10am-4pm Monday-Thursday (Closed Friday)

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