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The Weekly | June 16th & 17th

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Beginning This Weekend

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Father's Day Gift

Visit the Men's Ministry table on the patio this weekend to pick up a free book for the father, husband or son in your life. Limited number of copies... One per family, please.

Looking for a Summer Study?

Join the Foundations class on Sunday mornings for an eight-week introduction and overview of the New Testament. Class begins Sunday, June 24th, at 8:45 and 10:15am in Room 4. Visit the table on the patio this weekend to sign up and get your class textbook for $10. Contact Pastor Paul at with questions.

Got a Graduate?

Please contact Diana at or 562/493.2553 x114 if you have a Good Shepherd graduate. We would like to give them an "honorable mention" for their achievement!


Register for Vacation Bible School

Register for this year's VBS on our website today! Oh, and it's free!

Summer Camp at Forest Home

Don't let your 3rd-5th grader miss summer camp at Forest Home July 8th-13th. Cost: $300. Scholarships available! Check out the promo video on our website! Contact with questions.


Want to Know More About Small Groups?

Would you like to gain more understanding of God's Word and meet and enjoy the fellowship of others who are on your same spiritual path? We will be happy to answer those questions and more at the Small Group table before or after our gatherings this weekend. Contact Pastor Paul at with questions.

Prayer Partners

If you received a prayer letter, please let us know if there is something specific we can pray for you and your family. E-mail your request to or write your request on the back of your letter and put it in the Prayer Box in the Sanctuary Narthex.

40 Days in the Word

The Sunday evening Bible Study class will be studying Rick Warren's curriculum "40 Days in the Word" in September. If you would like to join the class, contact Sue at 562/708.804 to reserve your spot and book!


Monthly Breakfast

Meets on Saturday, June 16th from 8:30am to 10am in the Fireside Room. Plan to join us!


Save the Date!

Don't miss this year's Women's Retreat, "Strength for the Journey," November 9th-11th in Oxnard! Ticket sales have begun!

Senior Adults

“Mystery Theater Dinner”

For a murderously magnificent time, join us for an evening of mystery, dinner, comedy and murder on Friday, June 29th at 6pm. Cost is only $55 for dinner, show, tax, valet parking and tip. Location: The Reef Restaurant on the water in Long Beach. Contact the church office for reservations or sign up at the Senior Adult table. Please pay when you sign up.

Monthly Luncheon

Join us on Wednesday, June 20th at Noon in Zirbel Hall. Joe Dobrick, Board Certified Hearing Instrument Specialist, will present information on the latest hearing aids and digital technology. Cost: $5. Sign up at the Senior Adult table Sunday.

Opportunities to Serve

Church Officer Nominations

Good Shepherd is currently seeking nominations for elders and deacons to serve in a variety of positions. You can learn more about the open positions in the "Working Together" brochure in the pews or by clicking onto the Nomination Committee page. You'll find a short form to complete if you'd like to be considered for one of those positions - or if you have someone in mind!

All Aboard for SHIP!

Self Help Interfaith Program, an outreach to those struggling with homelessness in Orange County, is returning to Good Shepherd June 30th through July 13th. Sign up on the patio to be a dinner host or a night host. Anyone interested in learning more about serving can attend one of two meetings scheduled for Wednesday, June 6th at 7pm or Thursday, June 14th at 7pm in the Fireside Room. Contact Pete at 714/895.3371 with questions.

Food Drive at Good Shepherd!

On the weekends of June 23rd & 24th and June 30th & July 1st, we are collecting these food items in the parking lot (look for open car trunks!). We are collecting: canned fruit, canned chicken, canned roast beef, beef stew, chili, baked beans, refried beans, tuna, instant mashed potatoes, peanut butter and canned pasta sauce. No expired items, please!

Serve Precious Life

Precious Life Shelter Thrift and Gift Shop is in need of afternoon volunteers between 1-4pm or 1-3pm on Saturdays. Contact Amanda at 562/431.3190.

Your Change Will Make a Change!

Bring your change to church next weekend to make a change for our missionaries!


Meet Monday, June 18th at 7pm in Room 4.

Serve Our Kids

We are seeking children's teachers for Saturday evening at 5pm and Sunday morning at 8:45 for the months of July and August. Contact Karen at or 562/493.2553 x104.

Vacation Bible School 2012

We are collecting these items for VBS crafts: 1/2 gallon clean milk cartons, small twigs, new popsicle/craft sticks, medium smooth pebbles, tacky glue, cloth ribbon (any color), cardboard egg cartons, flat buttons and small shells. If you would like to donate these items, please drop them off in the church office with Sue Gilmore's name on them! Thank you!

Blood Drive

“Nation Save a Life Day” is Sunday, July 8th. We are having a blood drive on that Sunday from 8am to 2pm. Remember - one unit of blood can save 3 people, and it only takes 45 minutes of your time. When can you be so effective!?

Save Your Recycling

We continue to collect aluminum cans and plastic bottles for the Quinonez family. No glass please. Drop off by the storage bins on Sunday mornings.

Study Guide

Download this week's Sermon Based Study Guide for this week's passage, Matthew 5.1-12.

Last Week

Miss the conclusion to Jonah last weekend? Click here to listen to or watch the message on Jonah 4.5-11:

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Invite A Friend!

Invite a Friend (or enemy!)

Westminster Catechism

Question 8: How does God execute His decrees?

Answer: God executes His decrees in the words of creation and providence.

Campus Map

Trying to find a room at the church? Let our campus map show you the way.

This Week

What's going on this week? Click onto our calendar to find out!

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