Please wear a mask! Hand sanitizer is available in all entryways.
11th Annual Turkey Run
Saturday, November 20, 8:30-11:30am
This year, we are partnering with Rockland Community Against Hunger (a collaboration of non-profit organizations and government agencies) and TOUCH Inc. to donate Thanksgiving meals for those in need.
- WHAT TO BRING: A frozen turkey and non-perishable Thanksgiving fixings; stuffing mix, instant mashed potatoes, gravy, canned veggies/sweet potato, cranberry sauce, etc.
- COLLECTING THROUGHOUT THE MONTH: Non-perishable Thanksgiving items (listed above) are being collected for our food bank. There will be a box at the entrance to the Education Building.
- DONATIONS FOR OUR SISTER CHURCH: We are collecting Foodtown gift cards, cash, and checks for our sister church, Church of the Epiphany, in the Bronx, NY, for Pastor Larry McFarland. Drop off your donations in our mailbox, or at the Church Office, in a sealed enveloped labeled “Turkey Run,” through November 20. Please make checks payable to Good Shepherd.
- VOLUNTEER: We are looking for volunteers to help bag Thanksgiving meals. All ages are welcome! Sign-up online. If you’re interested in delivering our donations in Rockland, contact Dagmar Klein.
Men’s Breakfast Group
Saturday, November 20, 9am
All men of Good Shepherd are welcome to join in for a great breakfast, fellowship, and opportunities for service, in Fellowship Hall. Contact Herman Mensing (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you wish more information.
Tappan Zee Bridge Walk
Friday, November 26, time TBA
Feeling slumped after your Thanksgiving meal? Join us on a scenic walk across the Hudson River! Contact Karin O’Keefe at email@example.com if you’re interested in attending our bridge walk. More info TBA.
Advent Wreath Workshop & Coffee Hour
Sunday, November 28, 9am-12:30pm
Join us, as we usher in the season of Advent. Stop by anytime, before or after worship, for coffee and goodies! You will have an opportunity to catch up with one another, while sharing your Christmas traditions. If you’d like to make an Advent wreath, for your home or as a gift, we will provide the wreath form, candles, live greens, cones, and ribbon for $10. Bring your own wreath form and the cost is $5. We will also have Advent devotions and inspiration as we prepare for a meaningful celebration of Christmas. If you plan on making a wreath, please fill out a registration form at the Church Office, so we have enough materials.
Annual Boy Scout Wreath Sale
Sunday, December 5 & 12, 8:30-11:30am
Boy Scout Troop #36 will be selling Christmas Wreaths and Grave Blankets at Good Shepherd! The wreaths and blankets are beautifully decorated with natural evergreens, pine cones, seasonal decorations, and a bow. We want to thank the congregation for their past generous support.
Pre-order by Friday, November 26. Wreaths are $25 and Grave Blankets are $30. Fill out an order form, which can be found in the Narthex and Education Building entrance. We are having in person pickup on Sunday, December 5 and 12, from 8:30 to 11:30am. If you have any questions please contact Cindy Sealander
Tuesday, December 7, 1:30pm
SAVE THE DATE! More info coming soon.