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The Church Of The Good Shepherd Announces Vacation Bible School 2017 And Other July Events

The Church Of The Good Shepherd Announces Vacation Bible School 2017 And Other July Events

Vacation Bible School

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd announces summer 2017 Vacation Bible School (VBS) dates.  VBS will run this year from Monday through Friday, 9 am. – noon, July 10 – July 14.  Campers will experience the reality of God’s love through Group Publishing’s Maker Fun Factory, including songs, snacks, games, storytelling, crafts, and other hands-on experiences.  All are welcome.  Campers aged 3 years to rising 4th graders are welcome to enroll; rising fifth graders through rising twelfth-graders are welcome to participate as counselors-in-the-making.  The fee is $50 per child, with a maximum of $100 per family regardless of the number of children.  Scholarships are available.  Pre-registration is requested; walk-in registration is available.

      All are welcome at the Maker Fun Factory!  Contact the church office at 203-795-6577 or thegoodshepherd@optonline.net for more information or to have a registration form sent to you.  Registration forms are also available online at www.thegoodshepherdorangect.org.  Please contact VBS Director Jennifer D’Inzeo at jenndinzeo@gmail.com with questions.

Church On The Beach

All are welcome to attend Church on the Beach on Sunday, July 16th at 9 am.  Please join us at Bradley Point in West Haven for Holy Eucharist on the beach with the Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit West Haven and St. Andrew’s Episcopal Devon.  There will be no 8 am or 10 am service at Good Shepherd on this day.

Walk The Labyrinth

Join The Rev. Diana Rogers on Saturday, July 8th at 9am for Good Shepherd’s monthly Walk- the-Labyrinth series.  The great pavement labyrinths first appeared in cathedrals like Chartres and Amien in the 12th through 14th centuries.  Used for spiritual meditation and contemplation, walking the labyrinth has been a spiritual exercise for centuries.  Come learn more about this enduring spiritual practice.  Meet at the labyrinth on the south side of the church off Pryde Drive at 9am.

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd is located on 680 Racebrook Road, Orange, Connecticut.  Sunday service times include Rite II Holy Eucharist without music at 8 a.m. and Rite II Holy Eucharist with music @ 10 a.m.  For more information about  The Church of the Good Shepherd’s many other programs, please call the Parish Office @ (203) 795-6577, email us @ thegoodspheherd@optonline.net, visit our website @ www.thegoodshepherdorangect.org, and, of course, check our Facebook page www.facebook.com/cgsorangectfor frequent postings.

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