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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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- - - SEASON OF PENTECOST- - -

"For the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life a ransom for many.” Mark 10:45






This Coming Sunday


Twenty Second Sunday after Pentecost

21 October 2018



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



Upcoming Meetings and Events


(Also check The Campus Community for additional happenings.)
Book Sale, Front Porch
Monday-Wednesday, October 15-17

Free Lunch
Wednesday, October 17, noon

Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, October 17, 7 p.m.

Advent Festival Rehearsal
Wednesday, October 17, 8-8:30 p.m.

Vestry Meeting
Thursday, October 18, 7 p.m.

Discretionary Sunday
Sunday, October 21

Prayer Shawl Meeting
Tuesday, October 23, home of Betty Larson

Free Lunch
Wednesday, October 24, noon

Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, October 24

Advent Festival Rehearsal
Wednesday, October 24, 8-8:30 p.m.

Advent Festival Rehearsal
Sunday, October 28, 12:15-1:30 p.m.

All Saints' Roll names due
Monday, October 29

Free Lunch
Wednesday, October 31, noon

Choir Rehearsal
Wednesday, October 31, 6:30 p.m.

All Hallow Eve's Vigil
Wednesday, October 31, 8 p.m.
All Saints Day
November 1

OU Singers Concert
Saturday, November 3, 8 p.m., Good Shepherd

8 a.m. Service
November 4

Prayer Shawl Meeting
Tuesday, November 13, home of Stephanie Goldsberry

Campus Orchesta Concert
Tuesday, November 13, 7 p.m. Good Shepherd

Vestry Meeting
Thursday, November 15, 7 p.m.

Gospel According to Dr. Who
Friday, November 16 5:30 p.m. 8:00 a.m. Service
December 2

Advent Music Festival
Sunday, December 9, 4:30 p.m.



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.



A FULL AND EQUAL WELCOME TO ALL:

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. Deborah Woolsey at 937-689-8895 (Home) or 740-593-6877 (Church) or by e-mail at revdebwoolsey@gmail.com.

TO FIND OUT MORE ABOUT GOOD SHEPHERD please contact David Burton, Senior Warden, at 740-593-5634 or by e-mail at drabheja@yahoo.com or The Rev. Deborah Woolsey at 937-689-8895 or by e-mail at revdebwoolsey@gmail.com.

THE MINISTERS OF THE CHURCH are the whole People of God. To inquire about various ways to participate, please speak to one of the clergy or staff.   Please consult Ministries and Ways to Serve for more information on what we do.

Rev. Deborah Woolsey, Rector Elect
David Burton, Senior Warden
Marsha Reilly, Music Director
Barbara Martin, Office Administrator

Church of the Good Shepherd
64 University Terrace
Athens, Ohio 45701-2913

Phone:   740-593-6877

E-Mail: chogs@chogs.org
Internet: www.chogs.org

Office Hours:     The office is open from:
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Monday thru Thursday.




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