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, October 20 -- 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.

Thursday, October 23 -- Hidden Brook Contemplative Prayer Service, 7:00 pm. Candlelight, prayer, poetry, and chant. A chance to rest, reflect, and breathe in the Spirit's presence.  

Friday, October 24 -- 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 25 -- Eucharistic Visitor Training, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. Registration information is on the diocesan website.

Sunday, October 26  -- Holy Eucharist, 10:00 am.
The Rev. Amy McCreath, preaching and presiding. Children's formation classes meet at 10 am, with children returning to worship at the peace. Nursery open from 9:45 to 11:30 am. Refreshments following, and adult forum on our theology of and relation to animals.

Sunday, October 26 -- The Real Meal, 5:00 pm. Join Watertown Community Gardens and other neighbors to celebrate the harvest and make a few new friends at this special potluck. Bring something you grew, something made from local produce, or a family recipe. Or just bring some lemonade! Kids' activity table with fall crafts, too! Help us plan well by signing up ahead at programs@goodshepherdwatertown.org.
 
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