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The Weekly | Sunday, April 29th

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Continuing This Weekend


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Date Night - Saturday May 5th!

Parents! Join us for appetizers and a short topic on strengthening your marriage from 6-6:30pm in the Fireside Room… and then enjoy a date on your own with your spouse up until 8:30pm. Meanwhile, your kids will be fed dinner at the church and entertained with a Reptile Show provided by a private party coordinator. Don’t miss this great night! Childcare is $15 per couple regardless of number of children. Please RSVP or 562/493.2553 x115.

Women's Spring Luncheon

Our annual Women’s Spring Luncheon will be Saturday, May 5th. The theme this year will be “What is your Focus?” Pick up your ticket this weekend!

Our Saturday Evening Gathering Continues!

Our new Saturday evening worship opportunity for our congregation and community launched last weekend - and continues this Saturday, April 21st at 5pm in Zirbel Hall! Come to church Saturday! Then sleep in Sunday!

Financial Update

Asked      $253,051
Recived     231,338

Thank you for your continual support of God's work through Good Shepherd!


Mommy & Me

Meet on Wednesdays at 9:30am in the Fireside Room. Contact Paula at 714/828.9109 with questions.

The Open Table

Join us Tuesday from 5:30-7pm for a meal lovingly prepared for all!


Join a Small Group!

Small groups are a great way to grow in your faith! Contact Pastor Paul at or 562/493.2553 x116 to join a small group during our Jonah study.

Life Line Screening

Monday, June 4th, from 9 to 4, offering $10 back for every member who signs up through the church and attends the screenings. Call the church office for information.


Presbyterian Men's Annual Spring Breakfast

Saturday, May 12th at 7:30am. Cost: $10. Guest speaker Rev. David Dolan will speak on “Life Lessons from Job, Jobs & Henri Nouwen.” Contact Don at or 714/521.6891 with questions.


GSPC Literary Women

Meet on Saturday, May 12th at 9:30am in the Fireside Room. Topic: a selection of culinary mysteries and treats, led by Bonnie. For book list see Marge or Barbara. In June we will discuss Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls. Newcomers welcome!

Looking for a Mother’s Day Gift?

Women’s Retreat Committee will sell beautiful flower bowls, herb gardens, and a new succulent bowl starting this weekend!

Retreat Meeting

Monday, April 30th at 7pm in Room #1. Plan to join us!

Women's Retreat

Save the date! November 9th-11th in Oxnard!

Senior Adults

Day Trip to Ramona Pageant

On Thursday, May 5th. bus leaves at 11am, return by 9pm. Cost: $85 which includes a Bar-B-Q meal! Sign up at the Senior Adult table today.

Opportunities to Serve

Serve the Children of 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!


Meet Monday, April 30th at 7pm in Round Room #4.

Third Annual Silent Film Fundraiser to Benefit Covenant Presbyterian After School and Music Programs

You are invited on Saturday, May 5th, 7:30pm at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 607 E. Third Street, Long Beach, to attend the silent film screening of Buster Keaton’s delightful 1928 comedy, Steamboat Bill Jr. The screening will be accompanied by live organ music provided by Robert Salisbury, former organist at the Casino Theater on Catalina Island, and learned silent film scoring from the great Gaylord Carter. Tickets are $10 per person in advance or $15 at the door. Please call Covenant to purchase/reserve tickets in advance. Ample free parking. Proceeds benefit equally the music program and Rising Tide after school program.

Support Food Finders

During March and April Alan Shawn Feinstein proportionately matches your donations to Food Finders. Your gift will be stretched to do more good during this time. Please make your check to Food Finders and send to 2301 E. 28th Street, Suite 303, Signal Hill, 90755.

High Heel Dash

As part of the Rossmoor Community Festival, We Care will be holding a High Heel Dash, May 6th at 10am on Chianti Street, by Rush Park. This event is open to children age 12 and up, seniors, gentlemen, ladies, and those in costume. Participants must wear 2 inch high heels. Register on We Care's website or contact Sue 562/708-7804 with questions.

Save Your Recycling

We continue to collect aluminum cans and plastic bottles for the Quinonez family. We have raised $1150 so far! No glass please. Drop off by the storage bins on Sunday mornings.

Help for Lydia House

Give homeless moms cheer on Mother’s Day! Please bring new toiletries, hair brushes, tooth paste & brushes, etc. and place in the first white bin on the patio in April. We will put the items in backpacks on Friday, May 4th at 11am in the Library. Want to help? Contact Sue at 562/708.7804.

Study Guide

Download this week's Sermon Based Study Guide for this week's passage, Jonah 1.7-10.

Last Week

Miss gathering last Sunday? Click here to listen to or watch the message on Jonah 1.4-6:

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Invite A Friend!


Westminster Catechism

Question 3: What do the Scriptures principally teach?

Answer: The Scriptures principally teach, what man is to believe concerning God, and what duty God requires of man.

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