We collect non-perishable food for the Watertown Food Pantry every Sunday. The need in our community is great, so please help us help those without. Please bring a donation with you to church!
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You are welcome at the Church of the Good Shepherd!
The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal community of joyful believers, where children

are full members of the church. We experience Christ in our liturgy, in prayer, in our work for 

justice and peace, and in each other. We find strength and resilience in the combined abilities of 

all our members. We strengthen our faith and understanding through formation and community 

engagement. We take care of one another and our neighbors. We welcome you.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal community of joyful believers, where children

are full members of the church. We experience Christ in our liturgy, in prayer, in our work for 

justice and peace, and in each other. We find strength and resilience in the combined abilities of 

all our members. We strengthen our faith and understanding through formation and community 

engagement. We take care of one another and our neighbors. We welcome you.
The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal community of joyful believers, where children

are full members of the church. We experience Christ in our liturgy, in prayer, in our work for 

justice and peace, and in each other. We find strength and resilience in the combined abilities of 

all our members. We strengthen our faith and understanding through formation and community

engagement. We take care of one another and our neighbors. We welcome you.

The Church of the Good Shepherd is an Episcopal community of joyful believers, where children are full members of the church. We experience Christ in our liturgy, in prayer, in our work for justice and peace, and in each other. We find strength and resilience in the combined abilities of all our members. We strengthen our faith and understanding through formation and community engagement. We take care of one another and our neighbors. We welcome you. 


Our Rector is the Rev. Amy McCreath.
This Week at CGS
Monday, Sept. 29 -- Education for Ministry (EfM), 6:30 pm. This college-level survey of scripture, theology, and Christian history meets weekly throughout the academic year. For more information, click here.

Wed., Thurs., Fri.Morning Prayer7:15 am. A quiet service of scripture and prayer to start your day, using the Daily Office of the Episcopal Church.

Wednesday, October 1 -- Apple and Pumpkin Party, 10 am (a Watertown Family Network event hosted at CGS). Meets in the lower parish hall. Sign up through WFN.

Thursday, October 2 -- Blessing of the Animals, 
7:00 pm. Bring your pet or service animal for a blessing. Depart after the blessing or stay for a contemplative prayer service honoring St. Francis. Candlelight, prayer, chant, poetry, and silence. A chance to rest, reflect, and breathe in the Spirit's presence.  

Friday, October 3 -- Pastoral Response Team Meeting, 11:00 am.  Gather for noonday prayer and planning to respond to the joys, needs, and concerns of the community. All are welcome. We meet in the parish office.

Saturday, October 4 -- The Great Yard Sale, 9 am to 4 pm. Furniture and children's activity table outside, lots more inside! Housewares, kids' and adult clothing, toys, holiday items, books, jewelry. Also baked goods and coffee!

Sunday, October 5  -- Family Eucharist celebrating the Feast of St. Francis (trans.), 10:00 am.
Olivia Hamilton, preaching; The Rev. Amy McCreath, presiding. Children join us for all of church today (Nursery care provided for babies and toddlers, if you'd prefer).  Refreshments following, and Part 1 of our adult discussion series on "Our holy relationship to animals." Artist, chef, and animal rights advocate Ellen Kennelly join us for the discussion.

 
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