Join us Sunday for the Annual Meeting of the Parish immediately following our 10:00 am worship. 

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Sunday, January 31st

Annual Meeting

11:15 am-- Annual Meeting of the Parish

   Live and hosted from the Common Room

  with most parishioners/ presenters joining on Zoom 

  Please attend: a quorum is still 
necessary to conduct business and elect new Vestry members! 

Upcoming Worship

Sunday, January 31st -- Fourth Sunday after Epiphany
         10:00 am Holy Eucharist, Rite I in the church and online.
         11:15 am -- Annual Meeting

Wednesday, February 3rd -- Candlemas (Tr.) 
         7:00 pm festive Evensong in the church and online

Sunday, February 7th -- Fifth Sunday after Epiphany

         10:00 am Holy Eucharist, Rite I in the church and online

Wednesday, February 10th -- 
         7:00 pm Evensong in the church and online
Children's Sunday Christian Education continues online
Sunday school for Preschool and Elementary will be continue to remain online through the winter of 2021.

This week's video for the children of Good Shepherd: 

Sunday 2/14 
at 11:15 am

Sarah Coakley's Prayer in a Pandemic: looking back
Dr. Coakley joins us live from Alexandria, Virginia, to offer reflections on her four-week series on prayer, take questions from Good Shepherd, and offer learnings and observations from the past months. 

Or call +1 929 205 6099 Meeting ID: 868 6061 8116
Due to ongoing interest and complications in the world, we offer additional Previews. Click the RSVP to request an Exclusive Preview.

Angels Ascending and Descending:

Handicapped Accessibility at Good Shepherd
The portico nears completion, much of the painting has been done, and the newly-arrived kitchen has been installed in the Atrium. Enjoy the striking new look of the improvements at Good Shepherd, nestled in the freshly-fallen snow.
Click here to view Angels Ascending and Descending, a plan to achieve 100% accessibility at Good Shepherd. At a total cost of $500,000 and with a beautiful, compassionate proposal secured, your Vestry asks you to consider prayerfully your support of this plan.

We continue to receive support and pledges while construction is underway. 
January Outreach Initiative

Kid's Snack Bags

Good Shepherd joins the Newton Food Pantry to keep children healthy and cared-for during the pandemic. Click here for more information.
Frumentum-- Communion at Home for older and at-risk parishioners

, from the Latin word meaning wheat, is an ancient practice of the church, bringing items of Holy Communion to those separated from the life of the church, so that all can receive bread and wine on Sundays simultaneously.

With the blessing of our Bishop, Good Shepherd will offer Frumentum to members of our parish who cannot attend public gatherings for the foreseeable future. Volunteers from Good Shepherd will deliver consecrated bread and wine to you, or you can pick up items at the church, keep them in your home, and receive them on Sunday mornings while taking part in our online worship. 

Please contact the Rector directly to request Frumentum, by calling the parish office or via e-mail at Initially we will consecrate bread and wine for delivery on Sunday, September 13, so that Communion will be available beginning Sunday, September 20. Please specify the number of people who will receive so that we can deliver enough consecrated bread and wine for approximately four Sundays. Subsequent deliveries will occur next month. 

Additional information about keeping the sacrament in your home and how to receive items will be provided to those who request Frumentum. 
Bible Study

Tuesdays at 7:00 pm

Currently meeting via Zoom

Click here to join Bible Study.
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