Explore & Participate in Ministry Events at Good Samaritan
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Bringing back the old school coffee fellowship on Sundays only with a virtual twist! Join members of the mission team and friends for Zoom Coffee Fellowship on Sundays from 10:45am – 11:30am. All are welcome!
Click the link below on Sunday at 10:45AM to join.
Join Zoom Meeting
Rather dial in by phone? Call +1 312-626-6799. Meeting ID is 98133711893. Numeric Passcode is 4618633:
A Journey Through Richard Rohr’s “The Universal Christ”
Join Nikki for a virtual exploration of what it means to find God’s presence all around & inside of each of us! Grab a cup of coffee or tea & your own copy of The Universal Christ as we gather together on Zoom every other Friday from 9:30-10:30AM starting Friday, February 19th, 2021!!!
Rehearsal: Online via Zoom on Wednesdays at 7 PM
Open to any adult who loves to sing. This choir provides weekly music at most Sunday services. This is a friendly, supportive group where you will be accepted and in addition, your faith will be nurtured.
Learn More: TBD
Rehearsal: Wednesdays Online at 6 PM
Grades 6 – 12. This groups meets weekly to enjoy music, snacks and the sharing of “Highs & Lows.” The Youth Choir provides fun and fulfilling music many times a year during Sunday Worship Service. All are welcome to join this group!
Learn More: TBD
Rehearsal: Wednesdays at 6:00 PM – 6:45 PM in Room 155
Grades 3 – 6. This choir provides children with the opportunity to learn more about worship. Part-singing is expanded and there are opportunities to play musical instruments and sing with the Youth and Chancel choirs.
Learn more: TBD
Rehearsal: Wednesdays at 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM in Room 155
Kindergarten – 2nd Grade. Alleluia choir provides an opportunity for spiritual growth and development through music. Basic music fundamentals and music reading skills are explored.
Learn More: TBD
Rehearsal: Weekly Zoom Check-in Wednesday 7 PM
This is Good Samaritan’s contemporary music ensemble. This group presents a variety of original songs as well as familiar covers. In addition to performing monthly during a Sunday Worship Service, Homeward Bound also performs at other venues in the community.
Learn More: Contact Brad Carlin at Good Samaritan Homeward Bound
Students learn through activities and discussion how faith impacts our understanding and response to current events.
- Jr and Sr. High Sunday School (7th grade through 12th Grade)
This week’s lesson: Trashy Inspiration
SR HIGH is all about finding community and deepening friendships while continuing to explore faith together. All 9th – 12th graders are invited to co-create a place where they can be themselves, share in joys and struggles, participate in games, activities, conversations and serve others through various projects, all while continuing to seek and experience God’s transformative presence in our lives.
Sr. High Youth Group– Topic – Super Heroes
Zoom Meeting ID 951 1716 0834 Passcode GoodSam
Wednesday Evenings (September – May): 7 PM via Zoom
Buzz is all about having fun, building friendships and exploring faith together. Buzz is open to all and strives to be a safe place for everyone to be themselves as we share our highs & lows, participate in games and activities, learn about and experience God’s love and grace in our lives and serve others through projects.
2nd & 4th Sunday Mornings (September – May): 11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.
9th graders are invited to participate in a 9-month Confirmation program as an intentional journey; digging deeper into the Christian faith, their understanding and relationship with God, and what it means to live out the vows of Christian discipleship in their everyday lives.
Confirmation 2021 – Next Class – February 28th 3pm
Children’s Weekly ONLINE Sunday Sunday School Lessons
Elementary Sunday School (Kindergarten through 6th grade) 11:00 am
- This Sunday’s lesson: Lent 1 – Supplies – needed piece of paper, pencil or crayon and clear tape
- Ash Wednesday lesson: Supplies needed – piece of paper, pencil or crayon.
At Good Samaritan, we offer a responsive Methodist Sunday School curriculum designed for the needs, questions and topics affecting our kids today. Our approach to Sunday School is all about connecting the Bible to children’s everyday lives. We create a fun, safe space, and lasting friendships. Adult volunteers contribute to the planning and teach age appropriate curriculum.
Topics Include: Bible story reenactments, environmental stewardship and service projects.
Sundays 9:45 – 11:15 a.m. & Wednesdays 4:45 – 7:00 p.m.
The large, light-filled, and welcoming nursery is staffed by professional childcare workers. Your child can enjoy the nursery while you enrich your soul and mind in worship. The Nursery is on the upper level, steps from our sanctuary.
September 2020 - please check back in early August for specific dates
A Fall event to gather families with children ages 2-5 years and introduce them to each other, the church and the Sunday School rooms. Parents meet and socialize with each other while kids are engaged in activities like story time, playing a “name game”, a craft or a relay race. The event ends with an early dinner for families.
Third Thursday of each month from 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. Nursery care provided.
Parents participate in collaborative planning of children’s programs and volunteer to assist or lead many of the special activities offered for children and their families. The children’s council offers a fun way to meet other parents and serve the children’s ministry at Good Samaritan!
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