TODAY'S NEWS

Just Breathe – Participants of contemplation at Good Shepherd has now returned to meeting on Wednesdays at 7pm.

Mission Statement: – Please check out the proposed new mission statement by the council located on the poster in the narthex, and write down your comments by May 31st. Thank you.

VBS: We are considering having VBS this year. If you are willing to help in any way, please sign-up on the poster in the narthex. Thank you.

WELCA Spring Assembly: Women of all ages are invited to attend the Spring Assembly for the Women of the ELCA in the Hudson-Mohawk Conference on Sunday, May 20 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m at the West Central Rensselaer County Lutheran Parish in Defreestville (formerly St. Timothy’s).  The program will be based on the book by Joyce Rupp, The Cup of Our Life, and will include High Tea. Information is posted on the bulletin board in the narthex.  The registration fee is $5.00 at the door. For reservations, contact Marilyn Dyer at 518-326-5276 or dyermm48@gmail.com.

WELCA: Tuesday, May 22nd at 7:00 pm at 7:00 pm. Join us as we welcome special speaker, Jill Peckenpaugh, from the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants. Enjoy some snacks and refreshments too! During our brief business meeting, we will also be choosing a new chairperson to facilitate the meetings. Hope to see you all there!

Senior Shepherds Meeting, Friday, May 25th at 11:00 am. Guest Speaker; Antoinette Wallace, Coburg Village Executive Director, talking about healthy living.

Ice Cream Social. At Coburg Village Retirement Community, Wednesday, June 6th at 2:30 pm in the Bistro. Space is limited, RSVP today at 518-243-6335.

For the May/June Cluster Collection, we will be collecting items for Things of My Very Own. Urgent Needs: Twin-sized sheets & blankets, and towels (all sizes); clothing and bedding in new or gently used condition.  Always Needed: Seasonal appropriate clothing, pajamas, diapers and wipes, hygiene products, shampoo, body wash, etc., toilet paper, baby formula, household cleaning products.

Nine 2018 Hillenbrandt Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the 10:30 am service on Sunday, June 3rd. A special reception will follow the service in the fellowship hall sponsored by the Hillenbrandt Scholarship Committee. Please plan to attend as we recognize these outstanding students and members of GSLC.

Nickel Social - Saturday, June 9th starting at 11:00 am We are accepting donations of new and used items (please, no clothes). Please leave them in the garage. Examples: Household (dishes, silverware, cookware, glassware, small appliances); Collectibles; Seasonal items (Christmas, Halloween, Easter); Tools; Children Items (Games, Toys, Electronics, Stuffed Animals); Sports Items; Books; Records, VCR Tapes, DVDs, CDs; Puzzles; Jewelry; Vases; Candles; Picture Frames. We will also be looking for donations of gift cards and gift baskets to raffle off. If you have items and are not sure if they can be donated, or if you can help in any way, please contact Chris Kleinhenz.  The Senior Shepherds will be selling meatball sandwiches.

We are again participating in the Hoffman Car Wash Helping Hands fundraiser to raise money for youth who want to go to Silver Bay. The Youth will receive 50% of all the sales. Chris Kleinhenz has tickets available on Sundays. The cost of the tickets is $10 for an exterior car wash and $25 for the full service. Tickets to Hoffman’s Carwash are available online on the Helping Hands website: http://www.hoffmanhelpinghands.com/fundraisers/GSYouthGroup

WORSHIP SERVICES

Led by The Rev. Edwina E. Landry

(Sunday after Labor Day – June)
8:00 a.m. Spoken Communion Service
10:30 a.m. Traditional Worship Service with Choir
11:30 a.m. Fellowship

Summer Schedule:
(First Sunday in July - Labor Day)
9:30 a.m. Traditional Worship with Choir
10:30 Fellowship
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Lutheran Rose

GROW & LEARN

(Sunday after Labor Day - June)
9:15 a.m. Adult Discussion & Bible Studies
9:15 a.m. Sunday School (Age 3 - Grade 5)
9:15 a.m. Fellowship of Lutheran Youth (FLY) (Grades 6-12)
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