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The Church of the Good Shepherd Hosts “The 2016 Election:  What Happened & Where Do We Go from Here”

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd will be hosting an informative and lively discussion of the 2016 Elections when it hosts Johnathan Salant on Saturday, November 26 at 2pm.  Mr. Salant will be leading a discussion of “The 2016 Election:  what happened and where do we go from here”.  The event is open to the public and will be held in the Undercroft.  Bring your questions and concerns as we host one of Washington DC’s leading journalists.

Jonathan D. Salant has been a political reporter in Washington covering Capitol Hill for almost 30 years, and currently works as the Washington correspondent for the Star-Ledger of New Jersey and NJ News Service.  A former President of the National Press Club, he has worked in Washington DC for close to 30 years with positions at Congressional Quarterly, the Associated Press and Bloomberg News and has appeared frequently on CSPAN and other national media outlets.  He has covered the last 18 national political conventions and is a winner of the National Press Foundation’s prestigious Everett Dirksen Award for Distinguished Coverage of Congress.

Mr. Salant is a graduate of the SUNY – Stony Brook where he holds a B.A. in political science and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.  He lives in North Bethesda, Maryland with his wife Bonnie Cole (an Amity Alum), and their son Isaac (currently studying at UMASS- Amherst).

Other events this month include our Thanksgiving Eve Service with Holy Eucharist on Wednesday, November 23rd at 7:00 pm.  All are welcome.  And on Sunday, November 20th at 7pm the Good Shepherd is participating in the annual Orange Interfaith Community Thanksgiving Service at the Orange Congregational Church.  The Rev. Diana Rogers will be preaching along with other Orange clergy and Good Shepherd parish members are singing with the Interfaith choir.

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 @ 9:30 a.m.  For more information about the The Church of the Good Shepherd’s many other programs, please call the Parish Office @ (203) 795-6577, email us @, visit our website @, and of course, check our Facebook page frequent postings.

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