Inviting all people to grow into a Christ-centered life in God's family
Inviting all people to grow into a Christ-centered life in God's family
Good Shepherd

Worship This Sunday

Join in worship this Sunday at 9am in the Sanctuary (or or in the Sanctuary at 10:45am!

Daylight Saving Time 

Remember to turn your clocks ahead one hour before retiring on Saturday, March 11th!

Good Shepherd "Youth" Easter Praise Choir 

Easter is the most important holiday in the Christian Church's history. This year, we want to create an energetic and jubilant celebration! We are forming the Good Shepherd Youth Easter Praise Choir to sing at both the 9 and 10:45am worship gatherings on Easter Sunday, April 9th. We are looking for youth 5th through 8th grades. We will be rehearsing Sundays after the 10:45am gathering following a pizza lunch. Contact Binh at, Beth at, or call the church office 562/493.2553 to sign up. 

Donations for "We Care" 

Local Missions will be collecting hygiene items for "We Care" - shampoo, body wash, lotion, deodorant, tooth paste, and toothbrushes. Items can be dropped off on Sundays before or after worship gatherings on the Plaza at the Local Missions table until March 19th. Volunteers are also needed on March 19th after second service to pack items at the church, lunch will be provided. Contact Leny Ambruso by sending a text to cell 562/588.2729 or email if interested or for questions.    

Take Me Out to the Ball Game

We're going to a DirtBags Baseball game as a church! Join us on April 1st for a Long Beach State DirtBags game vs. Cal Poly at 6pm at Blair Field in Long Beach. There will be fireworks to follow! Click here to sign up or on a Sunday morning. Tickets: $5/ticket or $20/per family.      

Women's Bunco Night-March 18th

All women are invited to join us on Saturday, March 18th at 6pm in Zirbel Hall for Women's Bunco Night. Come, enjoy a baked potato bar! Sign up at the Women's table on the Plaza.    

Cancer Support Group

Please join Good Shepherd's Cancer Support Group on Zoom, Tuesday, March 14th at 7pm. Past and present cancer survivors are welcome! Contact Shawna Escovedo at 562/400.7582 or Heidi Butcher at 714/319.5040 with questions.
Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 853 9966 7091
Passcode: 763485 

Save the Date!

For our "Women's Spring Luncheon" -  Saturday, April 29th at 11:30am. Sign up to be a table hostess at the women's ministry table on Sunday, March 12th. Ticket sales begin April 2nd (not on Easter Sunday). 

Gospel Sing-Along

Join us on Friday, March 17th from 6:30-8pm in the Fireside Room to sing or just to listen to Country Gospel. Acoustic instruments welcomed. Music provided.         

Prayer Focus for the Week

Sam Nicolaou and family on the passing of Gretchen on February 13th. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, March 12th at 1:30pm in the Sanctuary. Reception to follow.

The family of LaRae Boone on her passing early on Saturday morning, March 11.

Gene Vejsicky (healing).

Lorraine Porter (undergoing cancer treatment).

Gerald Gaughen (healing).

Carol Van Melle (healing).

Jim (hospice) and Nancy Brown (caring for Jim).

Bob Scott (serious fall).

"Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn." Romans 12.15

Faith at 4 (45) 

Mark and Peggy Malbon will lead us on Wednesday, March 15th at 4:45pm in the Choir Room. We will explore the history, authors, and stories behind our favorite hymns. Join in, sing, then stay for dinner. Contact Carol Jaeger at with questions.       

Senior "Prime Time" Luncheon 

We welcome back Darden on Thursday, March 23rd at 12pm in Zirbel Hall. Raised on the California coast in a family of musicians, the band grew up surrounded by musical influences from almost every genre. Their music leans towards an alternative, modern Americana feel. Darden represents an experience of crystal harmonies, angelic melodies, and modern versions of classic songs and styles. Cost: $5. Sign up at the Senior Adult table on the Plaza. Contact Carol Jaeger at with questions.       


We still have two rooms for two more couples to join the Gleanings Team for 2023 (March 26th-31st in Dinuba, Ca.). If you are interested, please contact Roger Wiley at 714/897.7864 or see him on Sunday to sign up by March 12th as we must relinquish our two allocated rooms after that. 

CBS Preview Day 

Community Bible Study (CBS) is a nondenominational in-depth women's Bible study that meets on our church campus every Friday morning from 9:30-11:30. March 17th is Visitor's Day and interested women are encouraged to come and check out the current study in Job and Joshua. Those interested can register for the remainder of this year's and/or next year's study. Childcare is available for children five and under, but only after the child is registered along with their responsible party. For more information:   


Quilters meet the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month at 10am in the Round Room #4. Their next meeting is on Monday, March 13th. All are welcome!   

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3/13 - Dick Freeman, 92
3/15 - Bill Cox, 92
3/16 - Flo Walters, 91
3/17 - Kay Pitsenberger, 90
3/20 - Belinda MacLeod, 86


3/16 - Robert and Rita Bilevich, 55


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