Welcome to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church-The Church of Joy
Winter Carnival: Post Christmas month can be long and sort of a downer after the Christmas and New year festivities. So, we hold a carnival with fun for all. Adults make sure the children have a wonderful time. The adults have a wonderful time watching the children being excited
Kids Valentines Craft Day: Family fun making crafts with the kids. Snacks and Drinks Provided. Registration is required along with a $5 craft fee. 2/3/19 1200 pm
Farmers Market: Local food and crafters selling throughout the year. Saturdays Starting 6/2/19 10 am to 2 pm
Food Truck Fridays:Starts 5/2 6 pm to 9 pm We have 8 local food trucks with a variety of great foods. Great Family fun night!
Pancake Supper: This kicks off the season of Lent. Pancakes are consumed, friendships enjoyed and then we worship with our Ash Wednesday service with its marking of asked on out foreheads. 3/6/19 @ 6 pm
Supermarket Bingo: Come and pay some fun and exciting BINGO to win some bags of groceries. No need to food shop this weekend !3/8/19 @ 6:30pm
Spring Clean Up: This is when we all get together to beautify the church grounds. Getting it ready for all the of the exciting months ahead. TBD
Basket Auction: The winter is dragging on and it is time for some easy going fun. Members prepare baskets to be “auctioned” at this annual event. The basket designers/ donators are always interested to see who is attracted to their creations! We have over 125 baskets! This is one of our best fundraisers! 4/13/19 @ 6 pm
Community Yard Sale: The HUGE yard sale brings in people from all over long island to sell their items and for people of the community to come together and enjoy a treasure hunt of their own. 5/18 12-4
Mother’s Day Tea: Beautiful Tea party set up to honor all moms after each service on the Sunday before Mother’s Day. 5/12 @11:30
Food Truck Fridays: Starts 5/2/19 from 6 pm to 9 pm
Every week we have 8 local food trucks with a variety of great foods. Great Family fun night!
Vow Renewal:July 21st We also celebrate couples on one of the Julys Sundays as they renew their vows complete with a mini wedding service and wedding reception to follow.
Fishing Trip: Off we go to Captree. Our chartered boat fills and we enjoy homemade lunches as well as fishing. The sunset is incredible and worth the trip.
August 4th 2019 Boat sails at 3pm at Captree.
Vacation Bible School: July 29th to August 2nd 9 am to 12pm $25 per child A week long adventure learning about Jesus for all kids to join.
Fall Clean Up: This is when we all get together to beautify the church grounds. Getting it ready for all the of the exciting months ahead.
End of Summer Bash: This event is a ton of fun with music and a BBQ, as we gather with family, friends and neighbors to celebrate the end summer. Please register in lobby and all are asked to bring a side dish. $7 pp or $28 per family of four or moreAugust 25 11:30 am
The Blessing of the Animals: This service is very special experience. Animals are also God’s creations. So please make sure to include your extended non–human family members. September 22nd @ 1130 am
October Pumpkin Patch: Come and Experience one of the Largest Church Sponsored Pumpkin Patches. 10/4-10/29
November / December
Christmas tree lot: It is with great excitement that the day after Thanksgiving the Christmas tree Lot opens to the public. Our teens do most of the work and their spirit is infectious!