Forest Hill & 43rd Street
Richmond, VA 23225

To Know Christ and to Make Him Known


Church of the Good Shepherd

The Rev. Dr. Ross M. Wright, Rector

Ann M. Boelzner, Director of Music

Darlene Spires, Administrative Secretary




Good Shepherd Happenings

Ross Writes: I am taking the remainder of my vacation this week. During my absence, the Rev. Bruce Birdsey is on call for pastoral emergencies and will preach and celebrate the Eucharist November 4.

Women’s Bible Study group begins their fall and winter meetings: All women of the church are invited as we begin our  study of the book of James beginning on Thursday, Nov. 1st. We shall be listening to a sermon series by Tim Keller to guide us through this study. Unfortunately there is not a Tim Keller book to accompany the sermons but there is some material on line to help supplement our discussion. We hope to see all of you on Thursday evenings downstairs in the Church library beginning at 5 p.m.

Men’s Bible Study – Friday, November 2 – 7:00 a.m – Eat 66: All men are invited to join us for our weekly Bible study. This Friday we meet at Eat 66; the other Fridays of the month we meet at the home of a member.

St. Monica’s Guild – Tuesday, November 6 – 7:00 p.m: St. Monica’s will meet in the library to begin planning for support of families in need this Christmas.

Follow the Blog from the Reformation Tour:  All the posts from each day are linked with pictures and will give you an idea of what this group of travellers (including seven members of the Good Shepherd family) saw and felt on their journey to a deeper understanding of human nature and faith. https://www.upsem.edu/news/reformation-tour-geneva-our-final-stop/

Liberation Lunch Donations: Our cupboard is in need of individual items for lunches like boxed or pouch drinks, snack items, chips, pretzels, fruit cups, and granola bars. These can be left in the box in the church kitchen. Many thanks to those of you who fill up our donation box with lunch items.

We are invited to participate in the activities of nearby parishes and churches. Click here to learn more.  Nearby Opportunities

This Week at Good Shepherd:

Oct. 30, Tue., 8:15 – 8:45 a.m. – Morning Prayer

Nov. 1, Thu., 5:00 p.m. – Women’s Bible Study in the library

7:15 p.m. – Choir Practice

Nov. 2, Fri., 7:00 a.m. – Men’s Bible Study at Eat 66

Nov. 4, Sun., 9:30 a.m. – Holy Eucharist

Looking Ahead:

Nov. 6, Tue., 8:15 – 8:45 a.m. – Morning Prayer

7:00 p.m. – St. Monica’s Guild in the library

Nov. 8, Thu., 5:00 p.m. – Women’s Bible Study in the library

7:15 p.m. – Choir Practice

Nov. 9, Fri., 7:00 a.m. – Men’s Bible Study

Nov. 11, Sun., 9:30 a.m. – Holy Eucharist


Nov 4 Nov 11
Nov 18 Nov 25
Lector I K Lehman D Fulcher L Post S Reamy
Lector II J Yartz H vanHueveln C Coreth W Simmons
E Minister H Coalter B Ernst B Swineford C Coreth
Intercessor H Coalter B Ernst B Swineford C Coreth
Presenters E Simmons
S Simmons
J Yartz
K Yartz
E Bradford
K Lehman
A Wilson
M Wilson

Greeters E Bradford
A deButts
N Thompson
V Welshman
A Starr
A Hymes
T Swineford

Ushers R Allen
R Swineford
J Vaughan
S Pauls
K Yartz
M Starr
S Neblett
H vanHueveln

Cantor  —  —
Crucifer W Simmons S Swineford W Simmons J Brown
Servers H Bergman
R Simmons
K Post
E Swineford
H Bergman
R Simmons
R Simmons
B Wilson

Banner  —  —  —  —  —
Nursery N Hardin A Houghtaling J Yartz