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Date Night!

Our next Date Night is Saturday, February 15th at 5pm! Kids, ($10 per family), will have a "Science Night" filled with dinner, experiments, and a fun movie while parents are encouraged to come for a short adult informational time, followed by a date off campus. Register online at - children and families.      

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.     

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.        


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 12th! 
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.  


Middle School/High School@theDEN 

Join us on February 12th: 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.    

Stephen Ministers

Good Shepherd is in the midst of starting a new class for prospective Stephen Ministers. We need to find men and women of our congregation who are willing to answer Jesus' call to serve as new Stephen Ministers, which begins with 50 hours of stimulating and useful training in Christian caring skills. This training will be led by a joint training team from Good Shepherd and Grace Community Church in Seal Beach. All training sessions will be held on the Good Shepherd campus. Think and pray about this opportunity. If you decide you would like to be a Stephen Minister, please contact Marie Crenshaw, Diana Klimek or Pastor Bryan and we can talk about how you can get started. Training for this exciting ministry will start on Tuesday, February 11th at 6:30pm. 

New Bible Study - 1 & 2 Kings

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

Family Camp @ Forest Home

Family Camp held at Forest Home over Memorial Weekend is May 22nd-25th.The cost for kids are offset by the church. Act fast, our rooms at Forest Home are no longer reserved. Register at After you are registered, contact Thea in the church office so she can process scholarships for your kids.   

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 Friday, February 14th or 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.   



There will be an initial gathering of those who signed up to participate in a new Life Group, SOLO, for single women. We will be discussing next steps, tentative scheduling, interest in topical areas, and just making introductions. If you are still interested in being a part of this group, please meet us in the Patio Room between services (approximately 10am) on Sunday, February 9th.          

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.          

Sarah Circle

Meets on Thursday, February 13th at 7pm in the Library. Call Sue Ludwig at 562/421.1026 with questions.           

Mary Martha Circle

Meets at 2pm on February 11th at the home of Betty Crain, 1135 Catalina Ave., Seal Beach. Call Betty at 562/430.1684 for directions.           

Give Back

Scripture Readers  

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

Monthly Quilters  

Meets on Monday, February 10th at 10am 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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