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Grace Good Shepherd Church

He made the moon to mark the seasons, and the sun knows when to go down.
-Psalm 104:19

Volume 1, Issue 5
What does the Lord
require of you but to do
justice, and to love
kindness, and to walk
humbly with your God.
-Micah 6:8

Grace Good Shepherd

1450 Hiller Road
McKinleyville, CA 95519
Find us online!

Rev. Dr. Lynn Hubbard
Rev. Deborah Hubbard

Sunday Schedule
10:00 AM
Eucharist 1st/3rd Sundays

Sunday School
10:00 AM

Published monthly
Deadline for copy:
23rd of the month prior

July 2015

From the Pastors Desk

I write this introduction on the 21st day of June, a day of ancient
celebration of the summer solstice. The name is derived from
the Latin sol (sun) and sistere (to stand still). As the days
lengthen, the sun rises higher and higher until it seems to stand
still in the sky. The apparent movement of the Sun's path north
or south comes to a stop before reversing direction.
The Celts & Slavs celebrated the first day of summer with
dancing & bonfires to help increase the sun's energy. The
Chinese marked the day by honoring Li, the Chinese Goddess of
Light. Perhaps the most enduring modern ties with Summer
Solstice were the Druids' celebration of the day as the
"wedding of Heaven and Earth", resulting in the present day
belief of a "lucky" weddings in June.
Throughout Indian country, this time will be celebrated with
many dances and ceremonies in honor of the Creators
goodness and the renewing and healing power of Mother
At this sacred time of the year, as our country is struggling once
again with the spiritual diseases of racism and violence. We
pray that the Creator will send peace, and wisdom upon our
nation. And we will look back upon this summer as the
beginning of the spiritual renewal, reconciliation and light
which has eluded us for so long.
I hope that you are enjoying this season of new beginnings and
are taking the time in your life to stand still in the sky and
enjoy the beauties and the peace of mid- summer.
Pastor Lynn Hubbard

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Whats Happening July 2015

Wednesday 7/1
Fireworks Booth Open
Thursday 7/2
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. WIC
3:00 5:00 p.m. WIC
7:00 p.m. NA
Fireworks Booth Open
Friday 7/3
7:00 a.m. Mens Breakfast
11:00 1:00 p.m. Mck Food
Fireworks Booth Open
Saturday 7/4
Fireworks Booth Open
Independence Day
Sunday 7/5
10:00 a.m. Worship
7:00 p.m. AA
Fireworks Booth Open

Monday 7/13
6:30 p.m. Al-Anon

Wednesday 7/29
Tuesday 7/14
Wednesday 7/15
Thursday 7/16
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. WIC
3:00 5:00 p.m. WIC
7:00 p.m. NA
Friday 7/17
7:00 a.m. Mens Breakfast
11:00 1:00 p.m. Mck Food
Sunday 7/19
10:00 a.m. Worship
7:00 p.m. AA
Monday 7/20
6:30 p.m. Al-Anon

Monday 7/6
6:30 p.m. Al-Anon

Tuesday 7/21

Tuesday 7/7

Wednesday 7/22

Wednesday 7/8

Thursday 7/23
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. WIC
3:00 5:00 p.m. WIC
7:00 p.m. NA

Thursday 7/9
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. WIC
3:00 5:00 p.m. WIC
7:00 p.m. NA
Friday 7/10
7:00 a.m. Mens Breakfast
11:00 1:00 p.m. Mck Food
Sunday 7/12
10:00 a.m. Worship
7:00 p.m. AA

Tuesday 7/28

Friday 7/24
7:00 a.m. Mens Breakfast
11:00 1:00 p.m. Mck Food
Sunday 7/26
10:00 a.m. Worship
7:00 p.m. AA
Monday 7/27
6:30 p.m. Al-Anon

Thursday 7/30
10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m. WIC
3:00 5:00 p.m. WIC
7:00 p.m. NA
Friday 7/31
7:00 a.m. Mens Breakfast
11:00 1:00 p.m. Mck Food

Birthdays & Anniversaries

01-Evan Poston
03- Danielle Durbin
Giny Heveron-Hurlburt
07- Lisa Macias
13- John & Barbara Brimlow
16- Sarah Brimlow
17- Kathy Stone
John Rasmussen
18- Paul Perris II
24- Dawn Durbin
27- Joe Collins
27 Katie & Collin Galbraith

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News News News News

Jan Perris Banner

Fireworks Booth

Jan Perris is a long time member

of Grace Good Shepherd
Church. She joined the church
when Pastor Marie Hubble first
organized Good Shepherd
Presbyterian Church in the late
1950's and early 1960's. Thus,
Jan has been a member of our
church for more than 50 years!

We are happy to be selling

Phantom Fireworks again this
year the booth, located in
front of the church on Hiller
Road, will be open from June
28th through July 5th. Come
visit us! If you would like to
sign up to volunteer in the
booth, please contact Becky,

During the early years, Jan

helped establish the Good
Shepherd Cent Saver Thrift
Shop, which operated for over
33 years. Following the 1964
Presbyterian Church provided
food, clothing, and shelter to
many of the families who were
victims of the flood. Following
Good Shepherd's merger with
Grace Lutheran Church, a
Deacon's Food Project was
added to the Cent Saver Shop.

Yard Sale Wrap-up

Article Submissions
Friends, please feel free to
submit your news articles and
thoughts for the Newsletter.
Hopefully, we can offer
additional pages on new
worthy happenings around
our parish. Please submit
your offerings to me as early
in the month as is possible.
Remember, the Deadline for
copy is the 23rd of the month
prior to publication.

This years yard sale was our

biggest yet we made more
than $1700 for the church,
with more on the way as
several collectable sets are
sold on eBay. Thank you to
everyone who made this yard
sale a success it was truly a
church event, as we had more
than a dozen congregation
members volunteering their
Over the years, Jan also
time. Thank you to all!
contributed her artistic gifts by
designing and creating a variety
Official Website Launch!
of large hand-made wall
hangings for the church. Many
Our website is now live! You can check us out at
of the hangings illustrate
seasonal themes of the
Christian Church year and are
being displayed for the month
of July.

Any comments or suggestions may be made to

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