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Good Shepherd
Holy Habits | 9 & 11am

Worship in Person

You are invited to worship in-person this Sunday in the Sanctuary at 9am or outdoors at 11am. Please note our updated guidelines:

  • Masks are not required for those who have been fully vaccinated. In light of heightened concerns about the Delta variant, however, use of masks indoors are encouraged.

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

  • Not feeling well? Please join the livestream from home!

Worship At Home

Can't join in person? Join in from home on Sunday at 9am at online.gspc.orgDownload our Worship at Home Bulletin!

On Demand

Can't join in at 9am? Click onto our On Demand site at gdshp.ch/ondemand.

Summer Reading

Need a good book for your summer reading list? Check out one of these staff favorites that pair nicely with a glass of ice cold lemonade and our new series Holy Habits!

Cancer Support Group

We are both on Zoom and In Person, please join us! Zoom Meetings will be held on the second Tuesday of the month at 7pm except in December - August 10th, September 14th, October 12th, November 9th, December 7th. In Person Meetings at 10am, Room 5, on campus - July 25th, August 22nd, September 19th, October 17th, November 21st. Please contact Shawna Escovedo 562/400.7582 or Heidi Butcher 714/319.5040 with questions.

New Books in the Library

The Church Library is now open on Sunday. Come and check out the new books added in 2020 and this year. New selections will be on the credenza. Great reading!

For Our Children

For the month of July we are continuing to talk about confidence - seeing ourselves as God sees us. Kids can engage either online gspc.org/kids or on Sundays at in-person worship 9am or 11am. If you need kids church supplies, please contact Janae, janae@gspc.org.

Pray for a Child at VBS 

This year at Treasured VBS, we would like each child to be prayed for by name. We believe that God works in amazing ways at VBS and we are excited to see what He has in store this year! This Sunday after worship, you can grab a Child's name with Grade Level on the patio or email Janae, janae@gspc.org to get a child's name. 

Treasured VBS July 26th-30th 

VBS Registration is closing Wednesday, July 21st! Sign your 3 year old through 5th graders up now to be an epic guest through hidden ruins, ancient caves, and dense jungles at Treasured VBS! Join our waitlist now for Treasured at gdshp.ch/3dynMQl.

VBS Missions

Join in July 25th! Save your aluminum pop tabs for Ronald McDonald House, and loose coins to benefit Haiti Mission - Feed My Sheep. Mission Display will be in the Narthex. Thank you!

Supplies Needed for VBS

We are in need of emptied paper towel rolls, sandwich size ziplock bags, food coloring and black sharpies! Please bring them this Sunday to Worship, or to the Church Office this week Monday-Thursday, 10-4pm.

Wanting to Serve at Treasured VBS 2021? 

We would love to have your help! Save the date Sunday, July 18th for a servant leader training as well as decorating our Sanctuary! Wanting to serve the week of July 26th-30th, click here and fill out the form. 

For Our Youth!

Youth@thePOOL 
We have resumed our summer tradition of meeting from 4-6pm to eat, play, swim, and grow together @thePOOL. Bring a friend and your swimsuit to laugh and enjoy life together. Dinner is provided and masks are required when not in the pool. No registration is required. At the Higgins House, 3301 Rowena Dr., Los Alamitos, 90720. 

Seal Beach Pier Hang 
Both Middle and High School youth meet at the Seal Beach Pier on Wednesdays from 5-6pm to gather in person and connect with friends. This gathering is weather permitting and masks are required. Updates and changes are sent via text. To receive a weekly update  and reminder for the Seal Beach Pier Hang, email Josh Higgins at josh@gspc.org
 

Life Groups
Sharing and shaping life and faith together. Youth Life Groups meet 2x a month to study scripture, personal discipleship, and support. 

Decorating for Vacation Bible School 

Discovering You are Priceless to God is the theme of this year's Vacation Bible School, Treasured. We invite you to join us as we thematically prepare/decorate/transform our campus for the children attending. Sunday, July 18th, 12:15pm - Servant lunch, 12:30pm - VBS Teacher's meeting followed by decorating at 1pm. As we prepare, we would love to borrow an old steamer trunk, any tropical plants and prayers covering all who will be involved. Questions, contact Carol Jaeger.

Be in Prayer

For the family of Marguerite Bryan who passed away on June 19th, John Brugman and family on the passing of his wife, Jeane on June 29th, the family of Barbara Terres who passed away on July 7th, Pat Pearce (healing following knee surgery), Mark Malbon (prayers after experiencing seizures), Diane Jones (recovering from back surgery and cancer), Joyce Zambenini (brain tumor), Dale Parkes (chemo treatments prior to surgery), Jeanne Pettigrew (healing following surgery), Jaime Murphy (throat cancer), Janice Weidenkeller (healing from a crushed vertebra). 

Stephen Ministers 

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

Save the Date! 

Flu Clinics! We're having our annual Flu Clinics this Fall (September 26th and October 3rd) between services. If you are unable to come to church, call Beth at 562/598.5136 and she will come to you.

Support the Ministry  

If you are financially able during this season, please continue resourcing the cause of Christ in our community. We receive checks by mail, electronic funds transfer (EFT) from banks, as well as offerings via gspc.org/giving, by texting GSPC to 77977, and via PushPay. In addition, a locked drop-off mailbox is available on campus, near the main green gate entrance from the parking lot. 

Deacons' Benevolence Fund

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

Study Guide

Engage this week's study guide at gdshp.ch/confession

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Simplicity

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Submit prayer requests to prayer@gspc.org.

Birthdays

7/18 - Ann McCartney, 84
7/24 - Joyce Zambenini, 89
7/27 - Nancy Morehouse, 83

Anniversaries

7/31 - Bob and Elaine Elliott, 66
 

Contact

Email: info@gspc.org
Phone: 562/493.2553
Prayer: prayer@gspc.org

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