Author: Sandy Haines

Holy Week Schedule 2024

PALM SUNDAY: March 24th at 9:30am. Join us as we gather in the Narthex with palm branches and song. Our festive worship will include brass, the adult choir and the telling of the Passion narrative. MAUNDY THURSDAY: March 28th at 7:00pm. This service of remembrance will include Holy Communion and Foot washing for those who choose to participate. GOOD FRIDAY:… Read more »

Pancake Breakfast to Support Youth Gathering Trip

Join our youth and young adults as they host the March 16th Pancake Breakfast from 8:00 to 10:00am at Good Shepherd! It will be the usual great meal with pancakes, french toast, bacon, sausage, eggs/omelets made to order, hash browns, dry beef gravy, baked goods, fruit, coffee, tea and juice.  Adults are $10 and kids are $4. Invite your friends and family!… Read more »

“Souper Bowl” Sunday on February 11th!

Support Good Shepherd’s Food Table and Blessing Boxes(Good Shepherd & Coatesville Library locations) while cheering for your favorite team on “Souper” Bowl Sunday! Cash and non-perishable food donations will be collected in the Narthex on Sunday February 11. High-protein soups, canned meats, pasta, cereal, peanut butter etc. are requested to keep our Food Table & Blessings Boxes stocked for members and… Read more »

January Pancake Breakfast CANCELLED

Due to the forecasted inclement weather, there will be NO pancake breakfast this Saturday, 1/20/24. We’ll be back in February!

Sexton Position Available

Good Shepherd is seeking an additional sexton.  This is a part-time (12 to 15 hours) daytime position, with some evening hours, as needed.  Job responsibilities are- weekly cleaning of the church building and helping with event set-up as needed.  Full job description and application form for this position are available by contacting the church office -phone- 610-384-2035 or emailing the… Read more »

Red Cross Blood Drive + January 4th, 2:00-7:00pm

Donating blood is GOOD for you! Join us on January 4th to make your first donation of the year! Early registrants will receive a Red Cross T-shirt. There is a limited quantity, but everyone will get an automatic entry for a chance to win a trip for two to Super Bowl LVIII in Las Vegas! Includes travel, hotel, $1,000 gift… Read more »

Congregational Meeting + January 21, 2024

The Congregational Meeting will be held on Sunday, January 21st, directly following the 9:30am worship service. After the meeting we will be having a luncheon to celebrate the “burning    of the mortgage.”  You may be wondering why the meeting is a bit later than is typical for Good Shepherd. This fall the Church Council began the process of preparing the… Read more »

Transition Team Update

I am happy to report that our Transition Team has completed the required Ministry Site Profile and it has been approved by the Bishop. This is a major step in the search for your new pastor. We are currently waiting for the results of a financial review being conducted by an outside auditor. Once she has completed her work, the… Read more »

Coatesville Youth Initiative School Supplies Drive

     2023 Back-To-School Community Event! Assist our local students by donating items from the following list! Collection Dates: June 11 through July 23   Book Bags – thick straps, sturdy Packs of Pencils Packs of Pens Highlighters (2 Pk) Small Glue Sticks Rounded Tip Scissors Crayola Classic Big Markers Binder filler paper packs Spiral Notebooks (college rule) Rulers Graph Paper… Read more »

Holy Week Worship Schedule

Maundy Thursday, April 6, 2023 at 7:00 pm Together, we will hear the story of Jesus’ final meal with his friends. We too will gather at the table and hear the words “Do this in remembrance of me,” as we celebrate Holy Communion. As a sign of his love and the centrality of servanthood, Jesus washed his disciples’ feet. For… Read more »