Youth Group is now back to meeting in person, albeit with important safety protocols. We will also continue to meet virtually on Wednesdays at 7:30 pm; request your youth group Zoom invitation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sunday School will continue to have a recorded lesson, released Sunday at 8 am.
Let David Dixon, Good Shepherd's Youth & Family Minister, know. These are weird times and we want everyone to know that we are still connected, even if we aren't back to normal. Contact us below to let us know what you're doing!
Youth Group will now meet for an hour in person on Sunday evenings at 5:00 pm. Safety protocols apply: we will meet outside on the playing field, you will need to sign in and will be assigned a particular spot, masks and social distancing required. Every week will feature fun activities!
We present a video series for middle & high schoolers will explore issues of faith & identity. We begin with a 5-week series, Focus on Racism. Check out week 5: Let's Talk about Race. You can view at a time that suits your sleeping habits! Miss a week? All videos posted at Good Shepherd's Youth and Family YouTube channel.
We'll discuss during our Wednesday virtual gatherings over Zoom, from 7:30 - 8:00 pm. Please join us then at this link!
As we begin our fall program year at Good Shepherd, we have planned some special activities for our fall youth and family programs at church.
Youth Gatherings: Both Wednesday nights and Sunday mornings
Our Wednesday Night Youth Group will resume meeting together on Zoom September 9, at 7:30-8:30 PM. We have some special activities planned and we encourage all the youth to sign on for a great time of reconnecting and fellowship. A Zoom invite will be sent out to all youth. NEW! Beginning Sunday, September 20, at 9:00 am, we will debut weekly Youth Sunday Morning formation videos. These videos will explore important biblical principles that are designed to help with everyday life.
Confirmation Classes for High School Students
Also, beginning Wednesday, September 9, from 5:00-6:00 PM, Confirmation Class will be offered via Zoom to all who wish to explore the pathway to the sacrament of Confirmation. The class will be held over the course of the school year with participants being confirmed in October 2021. We will provide a mixture of activities designed to engage each student.
Children's Sunday School Continues via Together@Home and Weekly Video
GS Kids Sunday School will continue to be provided virtually on our Youth and Family Ministries YouTube Channel. If you have not subscribed to the channel, please do so at https://www.youtube.com. Do a search for Good Shepherd Youth and Family Ministries to subscribe. Every week a teacher will provide a brief lesson along with some activities for the entire family.
Finally, be sure to check out the on-line resources listed below. We have items for kids and families, for youth, and for parents!
Well, as you can see, we have a lot planned for our youth and families here at Good Shepherd. I encourage you to participate in as much as you can. I look forward to reconnecting with everyone this fall. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me at Ddixon@goodsheponline.org or by calling or texting me at 864-541-1861. Thank you for your continued prayers and support.
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Youth Group is now meeting in person, Sundays from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm, and will meet on Zoom at 7:30pm on Wednesdays. Request and invitation at email@example.com.
This Bible app for kids features vivid illustrations with touch-activated animations, along with games and activities to help kids remember what they learn.
Have you enjoyed our Together @ Home activity packs that have been paired with our weekly Summer Sunday School video series? No need to wait til the weekend: you'll find lesson plans from other parts of the Bible at the website here.