Our annual community event, the Advent
Festival of Lessons and Music, will take place
Sunday, December 7, 2014, at 4:30 in the
afternoon at the Episcopal Church of the Good
Shepherd, 64 University Terrace.
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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.”
Transition Worship Schedule, Supply Clergy
30 November; First Sunday of Advent
To the Complete Supply Schedule
8:00 a.m. Service: Holy Eucharist Rite
10:30 a.m. Service: Holy Eucharist Rite II-B
Officiant: The Rev. Rev. Robert Morris
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
No Wednesday Lunch November 26
No Choir/Advent Rehearsal, Wednesday, Nov. 26
First Sunday of Advent, November 30
Advent Festival Rehearsal, Wednesday, Dec. 3, 7:00 p.m.
Soul Biscuits Friday, December 5, 5:00 p.m.
Advent Festival Rehearsal, Saturday, Dec. 6, 10:00 a.m.
Advent Festival, Sunday, December 7, 4:30 p.m.
Holiday House follows the Advent Festival, Dec. 7
Prayer Shawl, Tuesday, December 9 (Bob Evans)
Second Sunday Brunch, Sunday, December 14
No Wednesday Lunch December 24
Christmas Eve Service, December 24, 4:00 p.m.
Christmas Eve Service, December 24, 10:30 p.m.
No Wednesday Lunch December 31
The Church of the Good Shepherd currently inFor more information please consult our
a transition between Priests.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GOOD SHEPHERD please contact Allyn Reilly, Senior Warden, at 740-592-2596 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.
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
Office Hours: The office is open from:
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.
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