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Update from the Reopening Committee – 8/14

In June, the Episcopal Diocese of Texas changed its policy to allow each parish the discretion to decide when to resume in-person worship and programming. (Previously, the Diocese took a more active role in determining when parishes could gather in person.) In response to this change, the Good Shepherd vestry formed a small group to […]

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Parish Giving Parade 2020

Parish Giving Parade 2020 “Ascribe to the Lord the honor due his Name; bring offering and come into his courts.” – Psalm 96:8 On Sunday, July 26, our Good Shepherd community came together both safely and joyfully during an extraordinary time of pandemic. More than 100 car-loads of families donned your masks and drove through our […]

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A Good Word from the Rector: Seeking Constancy Amid The Chaos

Dear Parish Family & Friends, Last Sunday evening, my wife and I took our children to Half-Price Books for one of the franchise’s “50%-Off-The-Highest-Item-In-Your-Cart” sales. We look forward to these Sundays that come a few times each year, but the first store we visited did not have anything that got our motors running. Rather than […]

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NAMIWalks Recap

NAMIWalks Recap by Jill McFarland and Sam Hensley On September 23, a team of nine Good Shepherd parishioners (along with their dogs), gathered to walk in the 2017 NAMIWalks Austin 5k – a fundraiser promoting awareness for the National Association for Mental Illness. Several Good Shepherd parishioners work closely with NAMI, a national mental health […]

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Parish Picnic 2017

Parish Picnic 2017 This past Sunday, June 4, 2017, we celebrated the Feast of Pentecost with our annual Parish Picnic. This special day also marked the Rev. Stanford Adams’ first Sunday morning as Senior Associate. Thank you to the Good Shepherd family who, as always, came together to create something meaningful and memorable. As summer begins, […]

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Love More, Better: Habitat Build

Love More, Better: Habitat Build We seek to serve the local community through the Austin Habitat for Humanity program, assisting in the building of homes alongside the families who will live there once completed. Twice a year, members of our church community participate on an Episcopal build or an all faith build in Austin. This past […]

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