Our newly paved parking lot.
Work begins to repair and repave our parking lot!
Long overdue so happy we are now able to do this!!
Approximately 35 People came to join us for a wonderful supper and raise money for
Crop Walk, one of Good Shepherd's Food Ministries. We were also able to provide meals to some of our shut-in parishioners.
Our Parish Hall has been decorated with new postings and they look great.
Good Shepherd patriated in the Lincoln Park Police Department's "Night Out" since it was geared to children the Church choose to have non-permeant tattoos. Three volunteers applied over 200 tattoos to people of all ages!! Since the event was for children and there were a lot of them we couldn't
The cross that was on St. Andrews Church for so many years was moved to the Thrift Shop. The new owners moved the cross at no expense to the Church. It is now located at our Thrift Shop on
Main Street in Lincoln Park. It will straightened, repainted and have solar lighting done this fall.
An addition to our sign at the corner of Two Bridges and Pine Brook Roads, Towaco!
Sunday Mornings at 10:30. Now you know.
Our Thrift Shop gets a new sign. Summer 2023.
Parishioners laying hands on a prayer shawl that will be given to someone in need. This is a wondaful quiet and prayful Ministry that is so appreciated by the recipients. Neither the creators nor
need to be parishioners to participate in this program. Go to the "Our Ministries" page
to learn more.
Our Pentecost window 2023
Deacon Gail reading the Gospel the Sunday after Easter.
Two members of our Altar Guild decorating for the Great Easter Vigil.
Stations of the Cross were said every Friday in Lent at noon.
The hangings were colored by the Sunday School snf have been used for many years.
Hand or foot washing on Maundy Thursday. You can see the camera videoing the service on Facebook.
The service is live streamed and then posted so people may watch at their convivence.
Learning to make Palm Crosses on Palm Sunday. Deacon Gail shows how it is done,
The crosses were blessed and handed out at the Sunday service.
The imposition of Ashes at the Good Shepherd Thrift Shop on Ash Wednesday 2023.
Ashes were also available at the Church and the Ash Wednesday Evening Service.
A great St. Patrick's Day Dinner. A traditional meal with all the trimming and live music.
Well attended and we should have gotten more pictures. Food was delicious and all prepared
and served by parishioners and volunteers. Definitely will do next year.
Watch for the date right here on our website.
Deacon Gail Kertland, Father Anthony Puca, Chaplain for the NJ National Guard (and Rector of Grace Episcopal Church, Westwood) and Dean Witty, Warden of Good Shepherd presenting
boxes of Prayer Books and Hymnals for use at their Sunday Services. March 2023.
Annual Meeting February 2023
Waiting for others to join us and eat before the meeting where reports on our Ministries
and finances and other business will be voted on as well at the election of our Vestry.
( Our governing body).
Delegates to the Diocese of Newark Annual Meeting Aleta Schulien, Deacon Gail Kertland
and Melanie Paul waiting to report to the Parish on the Diocesan Convention held in early February.
Parishioners making Advent Wreaths to take home for the use during the Season.
The Right Reverend Carlye Hughes, Bishop of Newark and George Shanoian, reading the
Order of Secularization closing St. Andrew’s Church in Lincoln Park in November of 2022.
Parishioners and supporters attending the service. The Churches of The Church of the Transfiguration
and St. Andrew’s have merged to become Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Towaco.