ThE Week at Good ShepherD--Summer, 2019

Mondays - Toddler Story Time.  10-11am.  Toddlers and Caregivers welcome.  Meet in the Lower Parish Hall. 

Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays - Morning Prayer, 7:15 am. Using the prayer book service and the daily lectionary, we begin our day in the presence of God. 

Thursdays- Hidden Brook Contemplative Prayer.  7:00 pm.  A beautiful 40-minute service of prayer, poetry, chant, candlelight, and silence. A holy pause in your busy week.  (Note:  Hidden Brook will not meet on June 20 or during the month of August.)

Fridays - Pastoral Response Team -11:00 am. Noonday prayer and conversation about how best to respond to the needs and joys of the parish and the world. Meets in the parish office.

Sundays through the summer--

9:30 am - Festive Holy Eucharist with music, with refreshments following.

(If you start your day early, join us at 8am on Sunday July 7.)

coming up @ cgs

The Youngish Adult group (20s and 30s) meets on the first and third Wednesdays of each month at 6:30 pm for dinner, prayer, and conversation. Contact for more info.

Bring a plant or flower to plant in the Potluck Garden in front of the church. In addition, Garden watering volunteers are needed.  Call the church office at 617-924-9420 for more information.

The Blue Christmas service will be held at 7 pm on Wednesday December 12 . Many people are dealing with loss and sadness during the Advent and Christmas season. This service meets you where you and your feelings are during this season. Candlelight, song, reflection, silence. This interfaith gathering is particularly for those who are lonely, down, of feel the weight of loss during the holiday season. We welcome all people who want to stand together in honesty at a time when the culture presses us to be "jolly".  A light reception follows. All are welcome

Help with sandwich making for Ecclesia Ministries in our sanctuary at 10 am on Saturday December 15. Also help out with Common Cathedral at Boston Common after church on December 16. Contact Deacon Ken for more information.

On Thursday, July 5, CGS will have a table at the Watertown Farmers Market. The hours are from 1 pm. until 6:30 pm. Activities include shopping and enjoying the outdoors with music and fellowship. Call the church office at 617-924-9420 for more information or to volunteer.

Vacation Garden School will be held from July 30 through August 3.  Call the church office at 617-924-9420 for more information.

The Pastoral Response Team meets on Fridays at 11 am. We pray the noonday office and consider how best to respond to the needs of those in the parish and community. Meets in the parish office.

The Vestry will meet on Wednesday, July 11 at 7 pm in the upper parish hall.


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