This week at Good Shepherd

Hi everyone, this Sunday is our feast day, Good Shepherd Sunday! We’re looking forward to a beautiful (hopefully sunny) day, which will include a baptism at 10:00 am.

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8:00 am Rite 1 Eucharist
9:45 am Sunday School & Middle School Youth
10:00 am Rite 2 Eucharist with hymns & Baptism
11:00 am Festive coffee hour for our feast day
11:30 am Middle School Youth – Pizza & Earth Day Birdhouse Building & Installation

At 4:00 pm, the Antioch Baptist Church Choir will hold their annual concert to benefit the Community Center of Northern Westchester (CCNW). The concert will take place at the Antioch Baptist Church in Bedford Hills. A reception follows, at the Bedford Hills Community House.

Friday, May 4 – Adult Painting Party
Bring a friend and come to Good Shepherd for a fun night of painting and fellowship. $45 per person includes all the supplies needed to create a beautiful painted vase & light snacks for afterwards. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and painting is from 7:00-9:00 pm. For more information, see Courtney, Lori, or Diane. Reserve your spot today, at RSVP@goodshepherdny.org.

Saturday, May 5
9:00 am – 1:00 pm: Spring Clean-Up – We’ll start with coffee and donuts, and end with pizza and soda! Please come for whatever part of the day you can, and bring any garden/landscaping tools you like to use (rakes, wheelbarrows, gloves, etc.). Anything you can do to help is greatly appreciated. Many hands make light work!

9:30 am – 4:30 pm: Middle School Youth Group trip to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Thursday, May 10 – Ascension Day and Steakfest!
We’re looking forward to this awesome annual event. The service begins at 6:30 pm, followed immediately by our fantastic, amazing, and delicious Steakfest. Please sign up in the Breezeway so we have an accurate headcount for the steak. Also, if you are interested in sponsoring the event to help defray the cost of the steak, please consider making a donation to the Fellowship Fund. Tell your friends – it’s going to be another great night at Good Shepherd!

Friday, May 11
5:30 pm – Sunday School Pizza, PJs, & a Movie

Saturday, May 12 – Trip to the Hammond Museum **RSVP by 4/22/18**
All are welcome! The Senior Group is coordinating a trip to the Hammond Museum in North Salem, NY on Saturday, May 12, 2018. The trip will include a tour of the beautiful Japanese Stroll Gardens, the current artist exhibits and a formal Japanese Tea Class and Ceremony in an authentic tea house. We will meet in the COGS rear parking lot at 11:45 am and return to church at approximately 4:30 pm. The cost is $45. A sign up sheet and information about the garden and tea class are posted on the bulletin board in the Breezeway. Please sign up by no later than April 22, 2018 in order to insure space for everyone. For more information call Bruce Barber 914-299-5293 or visit the website at www.hammondmuseum.org.

Save these dates:
Sunday, May 13 – Mother’s Day, Episcopal Charities Sunday, Collection of Baby Items for PNWWRC, and our first Plant Sale/Swap – stay tuned for more info
Sunday, May 20 – Pentecost & Huge Parish Picnic!
Sunday, June 24 – Confirmation with Bishop Dietsche presiding