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We are a growing church family in Camarillo that focuses on the basics. We follow Jesus and care about kids. Sunday morning worship gatherings run at 8:30 a.m. (Foundations) and 11:00 a.m. (Fresh Start). Our student ministry, Crave, meets every Sunday at 5:30 p.m. We host and encourage a variety of small groups during the year. We work side-by-side with other churches Camarillo. We partner with Young Life and Young Athletes for Christ to reach students for Christ. We also offer discipleship classes and have a God-centered Preschool. We run a thirft-store outreach in old town Moorpark called Luther's Attic. And we also assist in a coffee house outreach during the summer in Naknek, Alaska, providing hospitality, friendship, Wifi and a good cup of Joe at a coffee shop called The Net. We teach the Bible, verse-by-verse and build families, showing people how to get in touch with Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord. We are affiliated with a Christ-centered family of 270 churches across the country called the AFLC. To learn more about the Association of Free Lutheran Congregations, see www.aflc.org.
The Kilpatrick Family Band leads worship twice a month at Good Shepherd (hear their music at www.kilpatrickfamilyband.com)
Want to go on a 32-year journey from Jerusalem to Italy with us?
The Apostle Luke walks us through 28 chapters in the "Fifth Gospel" -- the story of the Acts of the Apostles. We call it "Acts" for short. It's not just the story of the first New Testament churches, but it's the testimony of how the Holy Spirit operates. The time-line covers 35 AD to 65 AD, but the book isn't about then. It's about now. The 28 chapters answers the question of how the Holy Spirit works -- when he calls, gathers, enlightens and gathers his people into fellowship groups. He did it in Acts -- from Jerusalem to Cyprus and Antioch and Ephesus and Greece to the Italian central city of Rome. Join us on a 32-Sunday journey through the Book of Acts, and see if you can see yourself in the middle of it.
Good Shepherd's Front Porch office is located near Old Town Camarillo at 380 Arneill Road, just north of the 101. You will find the church offices open Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., near the back of the Connection Center in the middle of the campus. For free downloads of Sunday messages or Soul Break radio programs, click on Listen (above right) and download messages on the Sermon Audio or Soul Break tab. If you join us on Sunday morning, you can enjoy Bible study, fellowship and two worship gatherings.
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Coming Up This Week:
8:30 a.m. Foundations Service and 11:00 a.m. Fresh Start. "Polarizing, Portable and Popular," Acts 14, Pastor Jim Johnson. Teaching series "The Spreading Flame" in the Book of Acts.
Communion, offered the first Sunday of every month, is open to all believers.
Foundations: Traditional Worship, Scripture readings, simple liturgy, relevant, relational verse-by-verse Bible teaching.
Fellowship Hour: Enjoy fellowship in the Connection Center between services all summer.
Fresh Start: Contemporary Worship, Scripture readings, and relevant and relational verse-by-verse teaching.
Classes this summer: Kingdom Kids Children's Ministry runs all summer, for children, ages 5-11, during the Fresh Start Celebration, from 11:30 to 12:15. Children are always welcome in all of Good Shepherd's ministry events, but parents who would like to use our nursery and pre-K ministry are welcome. Classes in for next fall offer a discipleship class in the Connection Center, a women's class in the Education Building, and Middle and High School classes that run from September through May. Children's classes begin again in September, for kids between age 5 and 11.
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Youth Worship (Crave Student Ministry). Beginning with sharing a meal together, a fun game and then Crave middle school ministry (3690 Fountain Street) and high school student ministry (at the Church) break out into growth groups and Bible studies. Contact the Front Porch for weekly email updates and details.
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380 Arneill RoadCamarillo, CA (805) 384-9243 Hours: 9am - 12pm, 1pm - 3pm M-F
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