Advent Festival of Lessons & Music
Sunday, December 8, 2013 at 4:30 in the afternoon at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd.
Parishioners will read the lessons. The choir (with some additional community members), directed by Marsha Reilly, will be accompanied by Janice Robison, organ, Kyle Symons, flute, Steven Huang, cello, and Andrew Boylen, trumpet.
A free will offering will be taken to benefit the June Black Music Fund of the church.
A reception and Holiday House sale of cookies and gifts will follow the program.
The church is located at 64 University Terrace.
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Transition Worship Schedule, Suppply Clergy
Dec 15, The Very Rev. Tom Ferguson at 8:00 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m.
8:00 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite I
(This early service, no music, is in the Bishop Black Chapel downstairs.)
Dec 22, The Rev. Katharin Foster at 8:00 a.m. and at 10:30 a.m.
Dec 24, The Rev. Katharin Foster at 8:00 a.m.
and at 10:00 p.m. (note prelude music starts at 10:00 p.m., the service at 10:30 p.m.)
Dec 29, The Rev. Katharin Foster at 8:00 a.m.; Lessons and Carols at 10:30 a.m.
To the Complete Supply Schedule
9:45 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. - Sunday School (Sunday School starts at 10:30 and
the children join to the main service after the Peace around 11:00.)
10:30 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite IIB (This is a full service with music and choir, upstairs in the Nave.)
Lindley Inn: On the last Sunday of the Month at 2:00 p.m. we celebrate Holy Eucharist at Lindley Inn, 9000 Hocking Hills Dr., The Plains. Please check the "Events Calendar".)
12 noon - Free Community Lunch
(Just a nice lunch, no worship service.)
'Volunteer Saturday' at the Good Earth Farm from mid March until Thanksgiving week. Volunteer work takes place throughout the morning, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Lunch follows for everyone. Volunteer Saturday takes place at the Good Earth Farm, 10011 Armitage Rd., Athens (just off the bike path).
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 in Charge.
FOR PASTORAL NEEDS please contact Rev Katharin Foster, Assisting Priest, at 740-541-2291 (C) or 740-593-8615 (H) or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GOOD SHEPHERD please contact Will Lamb, Senior Warden, at 740-594-8548 or by e-mail at email@example.com.
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.
Will Lamb, 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
Office Hours: The office is open from:
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.
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