Worship at Good Samaritan Sept 30.

Worship @ 10am; Deuteronomy 10:17-19 “Beyond the Love Boat” 3rd Grade Milestone Fellowship, coffee & lemonade in Fellowship Hall after worship. Children’s Sunday School at 10am for Preschool & K-6 Youth Sunday School at 10am in Room 201 Nursery for infant-age 3 offered during worship

Celebration of Life

Riney Goehl Please be in prayer for family and friends of Riney Goehl, who passed away Sunday, September 16.  Service details: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 10:30am – “Visiting” 11am – Memorial Service Luncheon Follows Service Marianne Kubin Please be in prayer for family and friends of Marianne Kubin, who passed away Monday, September 17.  Service details: Friday, September 28, 2018 9:30am – Visitation 10am – Memorial Service Brunch Follows Service

Wednesday Night Live

This Wednesday; Piada – Italian Street Food; Meal: 5-6:30pm  You don’t have to have kids busy in Wednesday night activities to take part in these meals from around the world – come sit with friends and experience great food and conversation.  Faith Formation class added for adults!  RSVP to Heather if you are coming for dinner:  heather@good.org  Wednesday Night Children/Youth Opportunities Children’s choirs, Youth Choir, WILD Ones BUZZ, Confirmation, & IOTA Wednesday Night Adult Ed Opportunity | “We Make the Road by Walking” 6-6:45pm | Fellowship Hall | Begins 9/26 As kids go off to their activities, adults can gather for discussion around this book that offers sections entitled “Alive in the Story of Creation”, “Alive in the Adventure of…

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Breakthrough Prayer

Generous and Gracious God, I come before you this day in thanksgiving for all you have done in my life and in the life of Good Samaritan.  We have been so blessed, O God, that we haven’t always seen the new directions in which you have been calling us.  Pour out your Holy Spirit upon us.  Reveal the vision you have for us.  Break through to us.  Let Your Purpose be our purpose.  Give us a spirit that is willing to explore.  Help us be bold and adventurous, willing to go where we have not gone before to reach new people and grow in Your love.  Remind us that we have been blessed to be…

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Mom’s Morning Out

THURSDAY, Sept 27,     9:30-11:30am,     Offsite, All mom’s invited!  RSVP to Heather and she will provide location details:  heather@good.org

Milestones

Good Samaritan’s Milestone Program is for all children ages infant – 6th grade. We celebrate Christian Milestones

Bible Study Options

Sunday and Tuesday mornings and Wednesday Evenings, “We Make The Road by Walking”

Southern Africa Trip 2019

2019 Africa Trip Info Meeting Sunday, September 30 | 11-Noon | Fireside Room  Come and hear about the philosophy and opportunities.  Questions?  heather@good.org

Well Seasoned Luncheon

Monday, October 1 | 11:30am | Fireside Room Invites are out to our Good Sam folks 80+ years young!  RSVP today. Judy Hillger:  (952) 934-6692 | cjhillger@comcast.net

Samaritan Concert Series

Announcing the FALL SAMARITAN CONCERT SERIES In keeping with our values to build a loving community that serves our neighbors near and far, the Worship, Music, and Arts ministry is continuing our exciting concert series that brings some of the most talented musicians in the area to our church. Attending a concert with your friends, neighbors, and co-workers is a great way to introduce them to our wonderful community of faith. Concerts are free, unless noted. A suggested donation of $15 will be collected at the door to help offset the expenses associated with producing the events.  Make plans to hear these amazing artists in the Good Sam Sanctuary. Sunday, October 14 | 4pm Requiem for…

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Thurs Afternoon Book Group

Join us Thursday, October 11th at 1:00 in the Fireside Room at Good Samaritan Church. Our book discussion title is Before We were Yours by Lisa Wingate.  It is a story of a family lost and found in late 1930’s Tennessee. If youu have questions please contact Vicki Dunn | victoria.dunn@q.com

Ways You Can Serve

Looking for: Lay-Liturgists, Audio/Visual Technician, Ushers, Fellowship Hosts, Communion Servers

Sunday School Teachers Needed

Sunday School will resume on September 9.    Teachers Needed We would LOVE to have you join us to teach the kids of Good Sam this fall.  Flexible schedules and a great way to meet other adults and kids at our church!  Please email Heather with questions and if you would like to teach, what grade level you prefer, 4/5/K, 1st/2nd, 3rd/4th or 5th/6th. Thank you!!!   Teacher Training Option 1: Wednesday, August 29 | 6-7pm | Fireside Room; Dinner & nursery* provided Option 2: Thursday, August 30 | Noon-1pm | Fireside Room; Lunch & nursery* provided  *Please send nursery request to Heather – heather@good.org

Spiritual Growth-Good Sam Writing Group

Spiritual Growth -Good Sam Writing Group September 6 | 7pm | Fireside Room Do you enjoy writing and reflecting on life? Do you wish you had more time to develop your spiritual life? Whether you already write or are just looking to scratch a writing “itch”, join us for this initial conversation as we gather in Jesus’ name. Bring your pen!

Worship Ushers Needed

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Lydia Project

Keeping 10,000 In Stitches Member churches all around the globe have been asked to contribute 10,000 purple scarves to be presented to the delegates in attendance at the General Conference.  The scarves will be worn as a symbol of unity among all United Methodist people.   Lydia Project   Arlene Howden is heading up the Good Samaritan effort to help contribute scarves to the cause.  She will be available before and after worship with information and patterns for knitting and/or crocheting.    Questions?  Arlene Howden | 952-829-7329 | ladystitcher@comcast.net

Sunday School

Good Samaritan is blessed with an amazing Sunday School program for children and youth.

Good Samaritan Needs Your Lawn

Well, not your entire lawn,  just a few square feet. Help us get the good word out about Good Sam. Place a “good.org” sign in your lawn. You’ll find the signs in the in the Narthex. You’re welcome to take one.

Good Sam Photo Galleries

Coffee and Conversation Peace Frogs   VBS – Vacation Bible School   ASP – Appalachia Service Project