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The Story

We are enjoying an amazing journey through the Bible with The Story!  We have now begun the New Testament.

“Finding Your Story in The Story” for this Sunday, November 22nd.  There is no chapter to read.

Sunday School Class Locations:

  • The Story for Adults: Munds Hall Auditorium
  • The Story for Parents:  Dobbins Hall Classroom
  • The Story for 3 year olds-Kindergarten:  Water Street Class # 107
  • The Story for Elementary 1st-5th grade:  Water Street Class #106
  • The Story for Confirmation 6th grade:  Water Street Class #105

Operation Christmas Child
It’s Shoe Box Time! Boxes due Friday, November 20

Please join us again this year as we send gift-filled boxes to poverty stricken children around the world and share the love of Christ.

This is what you do:operation christmas child

  • Pick up a box at the Church Office (or use your own).
  • Choose an age and gender of a child.
  • Pack the box with small toys and toiletries.
  • Include $7 donation in the box to pay for shipping, etc.
  • Place a label on your box and pray for the child who receives your box.
  • Bring your box to the Church Office by Friday, November 20th.

If you would like to track your package online, register and print your label for the box at www.samaritanspurse.org before you deliver the package.

Watch Operation Christmas Child video here.

2016 Vestry Nominees

Marylee Browning          Martha Skinner
Amber Fish                    Steve Stephenson
John Freund                  Cheryl Tegarden
Greg Kiel                       Candy Trask
Kathy Lorenz                 Marcus Veazey
Fred Philips                   Clay Warren

The above listed members of Good Shepherd have graciously and faithfully agreed to be nominated for the Vestry.  Bios of the nominees will appear in the December Newsletter.  Thank you to everyone!

We will vote for six new Vestry members at our Annual Parish Meeting Sunday, January 31 at 9:00 a.m. in Munds Hall Auditorium.


81st Annual Joint Thanksgiving Service

We welcome Congregation Beth Israel to Good Shepherd!
Wednesday, November 25 at 7:30 p.m.

2016 Thanksgiving


Advent Chili Supper and Candle Making

Sunday, November 29 at 6:30 p.m. in Munds Hall Auditorium
Bring your favorite pot of chili, a salad or cornbread to share.

2015 chili supper


Living Our Legacy Capital Campaign

Your Campaign Dollars at Work!Joint Logo Centered crop
The following projects have been completed:

  • Richard King Building Endowment Fund
  • St. James Scholarship Fund
  • St. James Maintenance Reserve Fund
  • Storage Shed Removed from Water Street
  • New Children’s Chapel Floors
  • Children’s Chapel Doors Refinished
  • Courtyard Flowerbed Repaired
  • Concrete Breezeway Repaired
  • New Middle School Roof
  • Exterior Lighting Repaired Campus Wide
  • Tiles in Narthex and at Church Entry Repaired
  • Rotted Soffitts outside Children’s Chapel Replaced
  • Masonry Repaired
  • Missing Downspouts Replaced
  • Broken Drain Pipes on Water St. Level Replaced
  • Water St. Level HVAC Water Lines and Insulation Replaced
  • Security Alarm Panels Upgraded Campus Wide
  • Upgrade Fire Alarm System for Foster, Brown and Gym
  • Access Control System on Main Doors Campus Wide
  • Security Cameras Campus Wide
  • Munds/Dobbins Hall Water Infiltration
  • Middle School Window Repairs
  • Repairs and Updates to Men’s Breezeway Restroom
  • Bluff Terracing
  • Chiller Unit for Foster Hall and Sanctuary
  • Humidity Control System for Sanctuary
  • Insulation Replaced for Upper Foster Hall Chiller Lines
  • Hurricane Shutters for St. James Art Room
  • Electrical Sub-panels for Foster Hall Classrooms Replaced
  • Projection System for Munds Hall Auditorium
  • Middle School Courtyard Repairs
  • Upgrade Church Office Server and Computers
  • Church Refrigerator Replaced
  • Stained Glass Window Preventive Maintenance and Protection

The following projects are in progress:

  • Campus Wide Wireless Network
  • Campus Wide Irrigation System Repairs
  • Impact Resistant/Energy Efficient Windows for Munds Hall
  • Audio/Visual Recording, Projection and Sound System Upgrades for Sanctuary