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The Church of the Good Shepherd Announces Good Shepherd Sunday with the Blessing of the Backpacks, Children’s Christian Faith Formation Program

September 1st, 2017: The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd welcomes all comers to Good Shepherd Sunday on September 10th, 2017.  The Church of the Good Shepherd marks the opening of the program year with a festive Holy Eucharist at the 10:00am service.  There will be a blessing of the students’ backpacks as they head back to school or advanced education, and an expanded coffee hour to welcome everyone back after the busy summer.  Children’s Christian Faith Formation, headed by Sarah Greifenberger and Brooke Torres begins 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 Sunday the 10th.  Faith Formation is free and open to children 4 years old and up.  We will celebrate our patron The Good Shepherd, Jesus Christ, in scripture, prayer and song.  Come join us!  All are welcome here.  Service times are 8 am and 10 am.

Don’t forget to stop by and visit the Good Shepherd in the civic tent at the Orange County Fair on September 16th and 17th.

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 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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