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Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

. . . seeking and serving Christ in all persons.

The Episcopal church in Athens, Ohio (Since 1875) Welcome!  The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Athens, Ohio is a diverse, welcoming, growing parish congregation, located on the campus of Ohio University - - Seeking to know and serve Christ in loving service to the Campus, the Community, and the world.

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Worship Schedule

This Sunday & Christmas Eve

Transition Worship Schedule, Supply Clergy
21 December 2014; Fourth Sunday of Advent
8:00 a.m. Service: Holy Eucharist Rite
10:30 a.m. Service: Holy Eucharist Rite II-A
Officiant: The Rev. David McCoy

Christmas Eve Day,
December 24, 2014, 4:00 p.m.
Officiant: The Rev. Katharin Foster

The Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ,
December 24, 2014, 10:30 p.m.
Officiant: The Rev. David McCoy

To the Complete Supply Schedule

(Worship Schedule)
8:00 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite I   (This early service, no music, is in the Bishop Black Chapel downstairs.)

9:00 a.m. - Christian Formation - Sunday School, for children aged five to twelve, in Nehls Hall, and youth/adult Bible study in Hobson Lounge. Both classes will begin at 9:00 and end at 10:00. A short coffee break follows between 10:00 and 10:25 followed by our regular 10:30 worship service, then coffee hour.

10:15 a.m. - Fully Staffed Nursery   A fully staffed nursery is provided downstairs for children age 5 and younger.   (However should parents prefer, children of all ages are of course always welcome throughout the entire service in the main church.)

10:30 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite II   (This is a full service with music and choir, upstairs in the Nave.)

Lindley Inn: On the fourth Sunday of the Month at 2:00 p.m. we celebrate Holy Eucharist at Lindley Inn, 9000 Hocking Hills Dr., The Plains.

Upcoming Meetings and Events

Choir Rehearsal, Sunday, December 21, after church

Greening of the church, Tuesday, December 23, 9:00 a.m.

No Wednesday Lunch December 24

Christmas Eve Day Service, December 24, 4:00 p.m.

Christmas Eve Service, December 24, 10:30 p.m.

No Wednesday Lunch December 31

Christmas Nine Lessons and Carols with Eucharist, Sunday, January 4, 10:30 a.m.

The Church of the Good Shepherd currently in
a transition between Priests.

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WELCOME TO THE EPISICOPAL CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD!   Whoever you are and wherever you are on your journey of faith, we welcome you in the name of Jesus.

Good Shepherd currently in transition between Priests.

FOR PASTORAL NEEDS please contact The Rev. Katharin Foster at 740-541-2292 (C) or 740-593-8615 (H) or by e-mail at kkfoster@columbus.rr.com.

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GOOD SHEPHERD please contact Allyn Reilly, Senior Warden, at 740-592-2596 or by e-mail at reillya@ohio.edu.

THE MINISTERS OF THE CHURCH are the whole People of God. To inquire about various ways to participate, please speak to one of the clergy or staff.   Please consult Ministries and Ways to Serve for more information on what we do.

Allyn Reilly, Senior Warden
The Rev. Katharin Foster, Priest Associate
Marsha Reilly, Music Director
Barbara Martin, Office Administrator

Church of the Good Shepherd
64 University Terrace
Athens, Ohio 45701-2913

Phone:   740-593-6877

E-Mail: chogs@chogs.org
Internet: www.chogs.org

Office Hours:     The office is open from:
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.

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