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Rector Search Update: January 9, 2020

Dear parish family: Happy new year! I hope the Christmas season was full of joy for each of you. I am so grateful for our clergy, staff, and lay volunteers for the six incredible Christmas Eve services at Good Shepherd: From the raucous and anything-but-serene 2pm pageant to the calm candlelight of the 11pm to […]

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Rector Search Update: November 19, 2019

Dear Good Shepherd family: In this season of giving thanks, I am particularly grateful for Good Shepherd and all the blessings it brings to my family. I am grateful for the friends young and old we have made through the parish. I am grateful for the steadfast faith and calm presence of Stanford, Kathy, Dean, […]

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Rector Search Update: October 24, 2019

Dear parish friends: This month, Good Shepherd continues to buzz with activity – and I hope you have been able to join the fun. Perhaps you enjoyed the fall festival and award-winning chili last weekend at Hillside Sunday as we celebrated the growing ministry of Hillside Early Childhood Center. Maybe your furry friend is feeling […]

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Rector Search Update: September 24, 2019

Dear parish friends: Fall greetings! I hope that you are all enjoying the kickoff of the program year at Good Shepherd as much as my family and I are. My husband and I were inspired by Dr. Catherine Meeks’ words at last Sunday’s worship service and at brunch at The Hill; my daughters look forward […]

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Rector Search Update: July 2, 2019

Dear friends, Happy summer! I hope you are all enjoying the sunny days, warm nights, and relaxed pace of life that this season brings. I write to update you on the search for our sixth rector: much has been going on behind the scenes! In early May, our rector search committee was formed; Bishop Andy […]

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Rector Search Update: May 4, 2019

Dear Parish friends and family: The Vestry is pleased to announce the members of the Rector Search Committee. The formation of this committee is an important step forward in the search for our next rector, and we are grateful to each of these individuals for their dedication to our parish. This groups brings a wide […]

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Rise Against Hunger 2018

Good Shepherd’s 2018 Advent theme, He has Filled the Hungry with Good Things, directed the parish in an exploration of hunger. Looking at hunger from various perspectives created an understanding of our relationship with food and how that relationship reflects our faith and becomes an issue of justice. The season culminated with a Rise Against […]

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Senior Interview: Mary Lib Thornhill

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd is fortunate to welcome parishioners of all generations. We are particularly blessed with senior parishioners who have enjoyed, and continue to enjoy, rich and interesting lives. Every few months we will hear from our senior members and learn about the joys of their family lives and careers, as […]

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The Duality of the Southern Thing

Following the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, Good Shepherd’s Rector, the Rev. Morgan Allen, addressed, from a Christian perspective, racism and the propriety of Confederate memorials. Below is the sermon he preached on Sunday, August 20, 2017, annotated with endnotes. You can listen to the sermon here. THE DUALITY OF THE SOUTHERN THING The Rev. Morgan […]

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Senior Interview: Bill & Dusty Gaston

The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd is fortunate to welcome parishioners of all generations. We are particularly blessed with senior parishioners who have enjoyed, and continue to enjoy, rich and interesting lives. Every few months we will hear from our senior members and learn about the joys of their family lives and careers, as […]

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