Death of Pastor Bowers

Pastor James W. Bowers died on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. Pastor Bowers served as the Pastor of Good Shepherd from 1981-1987. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Pastor Bowers.

A funeral service for Pastor Bowers will be held on Sunday, January 27, 4:00 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church 1245 W. Hamilton Street, Allentown, PA 18102. There will be a time of visitation from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Click here to view the full announcement from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod.

Advent Workshop

The message of Advent is all about being prepared.  So come prepare yourself and your family by creating a beautiful wreath, which will be the craft for this year’s Advent Workshop which is happening on November 25th at 9:45 am in the Fellowship Hall.

Halloween Party

Children of ALL AGES are welcome to attend our Halloween Costume Party on Saturday, October 20 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm organized by the Connection-Building Ministry team! Lots of candy, games, and toys will be served! Come take a whack at the 3 piñatas that we’ll have!

We’ll have a special surprise for the older kids, too! Refuse this invitation for Halloween fun at your own risk!! We hope to see you there!

Funds for this party are available from a Thrivent grant we received, as it is considered a service project. Setup for the party will be on Friday, October 19, if you’d like to help decorate!

WELCA Bible Study

The October meeting of the Women of the ELCA will be on the 9th at 6:30pm at the Good Shepherd Center. We will continue with the first session of the Bible study, “Repentance”, which is in the September issue of “Gather” magazine. At the conclusion of the study, there will be a brief meeting. Call Jane Hensley (570-829-4394) if you have any questions.

Sundae Sunday

The Connection Building Ministry Team invites the congregation to Sundae Sunday on October 7 in the Fellowship Hall after the 11:00 worship service! Vanilla ice cream with a choice of various toppings will be served. Bring your appetite and join us for a sweet treat!

Help Hurricane Victims

Two weeks after Hurricane Florence the flooding still continues in the Carolinas. The full extent of the damage is still unknown. You can help by supporting the ELCA Lutheran Disaster Response. Your gifts ensure our church will be able to provide help and hope for those whose homes have been devastated or who have been otherwise affected by the hurricane. Place your gift in a green envelope with the notation disaster appeal. You can also click here to give directly to ELCA Lutheran Disaster Response.