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The Church of the Good Shepherd Holy Week Worship

The Church of the Good Shepherd invites you to attend any of our upcoming services and events during Holy Week and on Easter Sunday.  Holy Week begins on April 9th, 2017 with Palm Sunday.  At 8 a.m. please join us for Holy Eucharist without music.  Our traditional enactment of The Passion along with music from our choir takes place at 10 a.m.  Maundy Thursday’s Holy Eucharist and Foot Washing will take place on Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 6 pm.  On Good Friday, April 14th the church will be open for quiet meditation between the hours of 12noon-3pm.  The Youth Group will lead The Stations of the Cross starting at 3 p.m., including a “Walk the Way of the Cross” through the Good Shepherd neighborhood.  In addition, Good Friday Solemn Collects with Holy Eucharist will take place at 7:00 pm at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Devon.  Easter Sunday, April 16th, is celebrated with two services.  Please join us at 8 am for Holy Eucharist without music and at 10 am for Holy Eucharist with our choir accompanied by musicians.  An Easter Egg Hunt will take place immediately following the 10 am service for children of all ages.

The Church of the Good Shepherd in conjunction with St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Devon are providing 200 bagged lunches to be handed out at the Chapel on the Green service on Easter Sunday.  Chapel on the Green is a ministry of Trinity Church in New Haven that offers an open-air Eucharist every Sunday.  Please consider donating items to be included in the bagged lunches including:  bottled water, plastic sandwich bags, soft or chewy granola bars, soft fruit (e.g., bananas, grapes, oranges), loaves of bread (white or wheat), deli meat (ham or turkey), sliced cheese, and napkins.  All are welcome to hand out lunches and/or join in worship at Chapel on the Green on Sunday, April 16th 2017 at 2 pm.  For more information, please contact Jennifer D’Inzeo at 203-645-8427 or jenndinzeo@gmail.com.

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 at 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/cgsorangect for frequent postings.

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