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Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd

. . . seeking and serving Christ in all persons.

The Episcopal church in Athens, Ohio (Since 1875) Welcome!  The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd in Athens, Ohio is a diverse, welcoming, growing parish congregation, located on the campus of Ohio University - - Seeking to know and serve Christ in loving service to the Campus, the Community, and the world.

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"Whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me, and whoever welcomes me welcomes not me but the one who sent me.” Mark 9

This Coming Sunday

Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost

23 September 2018

10:30 a.m. Service - Holy Eucharist Rite II-D
Celebrant, The Rev. Deborah Woolsey

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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Father Jose, St. Luke's, Merida, visit
Monday, September 17 - September 24

Free Lunch
Wednesday, September 19, noon

Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, September 19, 7 p.m.

Vestry Meeting
Thursday, September 20, 7 p.m.

Father Jose, St. Luke's, Merica potluck
Saturday, September 22, noon, Nehls Hall

Prayer Shawl Meeting
Tuesday, September 25, home of Doris Green, 6 p.m. for pizza

Free Lunch
Wednesday, September 26, noon

Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, September 26, 7 p.m.

Kairos Cookies due
Friday, September 28, noon

The Gospel According to Doctor Who
Friday, September 28, 5:30 p.m. Nehls Hall

Kairos WEekend
October 4-7

Holy Spirit Associates meeting with Sister Faith Margaret
Friday, October 5, 5:30 p.m., home of Julie Nehls

8 a.m. Sunday Service
October 7, November 4, December 12

Baptism, Ingrid Ortman
Sunday, October 14

Please join Mother Deborah for a series of adventures with Doctor Who, as she explores the Christian themes she sees in this popular television series.


The Rev. Deborah Woolsey Welcome to our Website! We are honored that you are visiting this site and hope that it will be a helpful way to learn more about this parish, our ministries, and our mission. Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself in your life, I hope you felt called to visit us, and will find what you need here. The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd has a history of taking the words of the Bible seriously that say we are to: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength and to love your neighbor as yourself.” It is our belief that these words, which are found in both the Old and New Testament, are the foundation of the way we are to live out our mission collectively and individually. We believe God loves us, and that every human being is created in God’s image. For us, that is really where it begins: and it means that we intentionally welcome all people regardless of gender, age, race, color, sexuality, socioeconomic status, marital status, politic, or physical condition.

At the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd we not only want to welcome you, we want to invite you to join us in growing in faith and love of God, and to live out our mission of seeing Christ in all persons and serving all persons in Christ. We believe that only together we can do the work of Jesus in loving God and loving our neighbors. In our parish’s life, we have found living this mission to be at times challenging and exhilarating, joyful and fulfilling, and that there truly is a place for all of us.

It is my prayer that you will find at the Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd a safe place for spiritual exploration and healing, a place where you find our words of welcome are really more than words and will join us in living out God love.

Many Blessings, Mother Deborah

The Rev. Deborah Woolsey is the Rector Elect for the Church Of The Good Shepherd. Check HERE for biographical information.

WELCOME TO THE EPISICOPAL CHURCH OF THE GOOD SHEPHERD!   Whoever you are and wherever you are on your journey of faith, we welcome you in the name of Jesus.

FOR PASTORAL NEEDS please contact The Rev. D