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The Church of the Good Shepherd Welcomes Director of Music, Announces the Blessing of the Animals

The Church of the Good Shepherd Welcomes Director of Music, Announces the Blessing of the Animals

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd welcomes Ms. Sarah Rodeo as our next Director of Music.  Ms. Rodeo just finished a B.A. in Music at Vassar College, with a focus on the organ, voice, and other keyboards and is currently a graduate student at Yale Divinity School, pursuing a Master of Arts in Religion with a Concentration in Religion & the Arts, and a Certificate from Yale’s Institute of Sacred Music.  Sarah will be directing the Good Shepherd Choir as well as organizing the music program throughout the year.

Save the Date!  Sunday, October 8th The Blessing of the Animals.  All are welcome to bring their furry (and feathered and slimy) friends to The Church of the Good Shepherd on Sunday, October 8, 2017 for a blessing of our faithful companions.  Please join us at our 8am and 10 am services or at 1 pm outside in the parking lot in front of the church on Racebrook Road with your animals leashed or in carriers.  Stuffed animals and photographs of pets, living and deceased will also be blessed.

Join the Rev. Diana Rogers on Saturday, October 21st at 9am for the Episcopal of the Good Shepherd’s monthly Guided Labyrinth Walk.  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.  Children’s Christian Faith Formation takes place at 10 am in the Parish Hall.  Register your child for the program year by calling the church office at 203-795-6577, or in person on Sundays.  Faith Formation is free and open to children 4 years old and up. 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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