VBS has arrived at Good Shepherd. Through interactive learning using the story of Noah children have learned how to Love one another and Trust in the Lord during the first two days. Fun activities include music, drama, crafts, games, and snacks. Click here to see photos of VBS in action. It’s not too late for kids 3 years to 6th grade to join in the fun and learning. VBS continues 9:am to noon through Friday, June 23rd.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will celebrate Pentecost Sunday with three morning Holy Communion worship services: 8:30 am, 9:45 am, and 11:00 am. During the 11:00 am service two of our youth, who have completed their three years of confirmation instruction, will be confirmed as full members of our church through Affirmation of their Baptism. The 9:45 am service is a casual, kid’s friendly service for all ages. It is a part of our ongoing Family Faith Journey worship series. Come and celebrate youth who are growing in their faith. Wear red to acknowledge the living Spirit of God in our midst. Receive the free gift of the Holy Spirit into your life. All are welcome.
An Ecumenical Prayer Service will be held at 12 Noon, on Thursday, May 25, at the First Presbyterian Church, on the corner of S. Franklin St. and W. Northampton St. in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Come share in the oneness of Christ. All are welcome.
A rummage sale will be held Friday, May 19 from 4-7 p.m. and Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Proceeds will benefit having the church steeple re-painted. All are welcome.
A talent show and dinner will be held at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church starting at 12 noon, on Saturday, May 6th. Cost is $5. This event is a fund raiser for a new and exciting program: “Incredible Creations Kids’ Club” coming this summer. All are welcome!
SUNDAY, APRIL 16 – RESURRECTION OF OUR LORD
8:00 & 11:00 am – Worship with Holy Communion
9:00 – 10:30 am – Breakfast being served in Fellowship Hall. Free – will offering.
MAUNDY THURSDAY – APRIL 13 7:30 pm – Public Confession of Sins and Forgiveness, Holy Communion, Prayer, Scripture Reading, Homily, Anthem by Choir, Stripping of Altar
GOOD FRIDAY APRIL 14
7:30 pm – Tenebrae – service of shadows. Reading of Passion according to St. John, Homily, Prayer, Anthem by Choir
Come join others of Christian faith this Sunday, April 9th, as we observe Palm Sunday by walking through our neighborhood, singing, praying, and waving palm branches as we publicly witness the beginning of Holy Week. We’ll be gathering at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church to begin our walk by 9:45 am. We’ll be walking 6 – 8 city blocks, returning to the church by 10:45 am. The procession will occur between our 8:30 and 11:00 am regular worship services. All are welcome.
An Easter Egg Hunt is being planned at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church for 2:00 pm this Saturday, April 8th. A great faith – based fellowship event.
Tomorrow evening, April 5th, 6:00pm. at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church will be the concluding study of Martin Luther’s Small Catechism. This week’s topic is baptism and communion. Prior to the study at 5:30 pm, a casual soup supper will be available. The study will end by 7:00pm.