SUNDAY, July 22, 2018


Bible Study and WOW will resume in September.  Please pay close attention to future announcements and email blasts concerning our Schedule changes for meetings and ministry.


The Youth Ministry would like to thank all youth, youth workers, and parents who participated in the Baptist General Convention of Virginia’s 2018 Youth Retreat.   We had an awesome time! The Encounter Youth Church and The Zone Children’s Church will return in September! Enjoy your Summer!

We will be the Guest of Second Baptist Church, Ruther Glen TODAY as they celebrate their homecoming.  Dinner will be served at 2:00 p.m. and the service will begin at 3:00 p.m.  Bishop Reaves will be preaching and our Choir and Ushers will be serving. 


Volunteers are needed to assist with the Downtown Churches Feeding on Thursday, July 26, 2018. Volunteers should arrive at the Hope Center, which is located at 827 Commerce Street in Petersburg no later than 11:30 a.m. If you have any questions please see Sis. Nell Thomas or Sis. Wanda Robertson. 


Save the date:  September 15, 2018 for our Health, Fitness and Recreation Fair in conjunction with the Men of Standard and the Women of Purpose. Vendors include barbers, Zumba, Skin care consultants; fun and activities for all ages.


 Good Shepherd Church Member Appreciation Weekend will be held starting Friday, July 27th thru Sunday July 29th.  Friday will be Youth and Young Adult Night!  Now Therefore Give Me This Mountain ~ Joshua 14:12a   Get Ready For “Operation: Elevate” Church Appreciation & Consecration Weekend will Kick-off on Friday, July 27th at 7:30 p.m. with Young Adult Night, “Operation: Elevate.” This will be an evening of high praise and worship that you don’t want to miss. Two Dynamic Guest Preachers: Evangelist Charity Fisher of Greater Revival Outreach (COGIC), Virginia Beach, VA; and Pastor John Moore, III of Experience Church, Chesapeake, VA. Our Musical Guest will be the Powerhouse Choir: Elder Patrick Riddick & D’vyne Worship. This event is open to the entire church family and the community. Mark Your Calendars and Join Us as we JumpStart the Celebration! 

Saturday is “Good Shepherd at Kings Dominion” and Sunday a Senior Soiree for members 65 and Older following our Ordination and Consecration Service. We look forward to seeing you there!


Kings Dominion – For those of you who purchased Kings Dominion Tickets, they can be picked up following service at the table in the Narthex.  All Season Pass holders who signed up, please stop by and pick up your meal tickets. If you got your tickets on Wednesday, stop by and pick up a flyer with instructions.  Please see Dianna Ruffin for further details.


Soiree – all Members 65 or older, who plan to attend the Senior Soiree, are asked to pick up your entry tickets today from the Welcome Center.



MARK YOUR CALENDAR – ITS REVIVAL TIME!  Join us every Wednesday in September at our Kingdom Challenge Revival as we continue “Campaigning for the Kingdom”! Every Wednesday in the month of September, Good Shepherd Baptist Church will have dynamic preachers from all over coming to bring us a WORD!  September 5th – Pastor Johnteris Tate, Mount Moriah Baptist Church, Los Angeles, CA; September 12th – Pastor Breonus Mitchell, Mount Gilead Missionary BC, Nashville, TN; Wednesday September 19th – Bishop Breon Hall, Greater New Psalmist Church, Toledo, OH and September 26th- Pastor Charles Goodman of Tabernacle Baptist Church, Augusta, GA. There will also be special Guest Artist each night! Plan to come! Invite a Friend and we will see you there!! (Matthew 6:33; Mark 1:15; Matthew 16:19)