Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

Virtual worship for February 7, 2021
  • First Reading — Isaiah 40:21-31
  • Psalm 147:1-11, 20c
  • Second Reading — 1 Corinthians 9:16-23
  • Gospel — Mark 1:29-39

As we continue virtual worship to keep everyone safe our mission still continues. Click here to learn more about our continuing ministries and how you can provide support during the pandemic.16-23

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Second Sunday after Epihphany

Virtual worship for January 17, 2021
  • First Reading — 1 Samuel 3:1-20
  • Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18
  • Second Reading — 1 Corinthians 6:12-20
  • Gospel — John 1:43-51

As we continue virtual worship to keep everyone safe our mission still continues. Offerings to support our ministry can be mailed to the church or made online using the donate button. 

Portions from Sundays and Seasons.com. Copyright 2020 Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. By permission under Augsburg Fortress Liturgies Annual License #23415. 

Permission to podcast/stream the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-732189.

Virtual Worship Continues

Worship services will continue to be virtual until further notice in order to keep everyone safe. Be sure to submit o your email for updates if you are not already receiving notifications when worship services are available oloin

While worship is virtual our ministries still continue. Offerings can be mailed to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 190 S Main St., Wilkes Barre Pa 18702. Offerings can also be made online using the Donate button. When donating online please consider increasing the amount by 3% to offset the cost of processing online payments.

Christmas Poinsettias

Poinsettias are given in memory of:

• Ralph & Caroline by Wayne

• Frederick Albert by Wayne

• Brother Tommy by Wayne

• Sandy from your loving family

• Charles by the Moules family

• Alec by Joshua

• Dave by Evelyn

• Sandy & Robert by Evelyn

• John by Peg

• Margaret & Carl by Peg

Poinsettias are given in honor of:

  • Children and grandchildren by Evelyn

Poinsettias may be picked up at the following times:

  • Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 10 to 11am
  • Saturday, January 2, 2020 from 10 to 11am

2020 Donations/2021 Envelopes

Important information for 2020 donations and 2021 Offering Envelopes

2020 Donations

Donations must be received by December 27th to be credited for 2020. Donations received after December 27th will be credited for 2021. Donations may be mailed to the church or made online using the the Donate button. If making your donation online please consider adding 3% to cover the cost of processing online donations. Please keep in mind that mailing time is longer than normal due to post office delays.

Mailing address for checks:
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
190 South Main Street
Wilkes Barre PA 18701-1501

2021 Offering Envelopes

Due to the pandemic and a backlog at the vendor, the Offering Envelopes for 2021 have just arrived. You may personally pick-up your box of Offering Envelopes at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church on either of the following dates and times:

  • Tuesday, December 29, 2020 from 1 to 2pm
  • Thursday, December 31, 2020 from 10 to 11am
  • Saturday, January 2, 2020 from 10 to 11am

These dates and times are weather permitting. You may also pick up your Offering Envelopes when we return to in-person worship if you so desire. Due to the pandemic and mailing costs per box, Offering Envelopes will not be hand-delivered or mailed to your home. Offering Envelopes will be located on the table in the Conference Room. Please wear a mask when you enter the church and keep social distancing. Thank you, in advance, for your cooperation.

Return to Virtual Worship

Due to the surge in Coronavirus cases we will be returning to virtual worship for the next two Sundays (December 6 and 13). Pre-recorded worship services will be available on our web site Sunday mornings.

Will will re-evaluate if we can return to live in-person worship in two weeks.

The congregational meeting scheduled for December 6 is being postponed.

Good Shepherd Executive Committee

Manny and Dom – First Advent Candle

Manny and Dom explain the Hope candle that is the first one lit on the Advent wreath.

Send pictures and videos of your family lighting the the candle on your advent wreath to mannyanddom@goodshepherdwb.org

Submission of pictures and videos constitutes permission to share images and videos in future Manny and Dom episodes and online via goodshepherdwb.org and social media. Images may also be reproduced in print for display and publication.