We are now back into a routine with weekly classes, and we look forward to a lot of upcoming events.
Upcoming Class Schedule
- February 5/6/8 – Faith Formation Classes WILL MEET even though FCPS Teacher Workdays
- February 12/13/15 – Faith Formation Classes WILL MEET
- February 19/20/22 – President’s Day – Classes WILL NOT meet this week
- February 26/27/March 1 – Faith Formation Classes WILL MEET
Upcoming Elementary and Parish Wide Events
Sixth Grade Mass - Saturday, February 25, 5:00 Vigil
Join the Sixth Graders as they host the 5:00 vigil Mass. Sixth Graders may sign up to participate here.
Mardi Gras Event – Tuesday, February 28, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Join us for Mardi Gras as we have a last hurrah before Lent starts. Enjoy pancakes from the Knights of Columbus along with games and fun! RSVP Here.
Small Acts of Mercy Weekend, March 4 and 5 after Mass
Learn the multitude of ways Good Shepherd parishioners can serve the parish and community. Faith Formation will be there - learn more about our programs and prayerfully consider how you might get involved.
Soup and Stations, Wednesdays, March 8 – March 29, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Join us for soup and various interpretations of the Stations of the Cross throughout the early part of Lent. Volunteer help will be needed (see below for the sign up).
Fifth Graders perform Stations of the Cross, Wednesday, March 8, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Any Fifth Graders who would like to participate in a silent, dramatic interpretation of the Stations of the Cross must show up for rehearsal, Wednesday, March 1 from 7 – 8:15 pm (after Ash Wednesday Mass). You can sign up here. Roles will be assigned that night. The performance is Wednesday, March 8 at 7pm (after soup).
Sixth Grade Stone Soup and Youth Group–Thursday, March 16, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Make soup March 16 for Soup and Stations March 22 and join Middle School Youth Group afterwards. RSVP here. Sign up here to serve soup on March 22 during soup and stations.
Journey to the Cross, Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 – 8:00
Join us for soup and then watch a live performance of Jesus’ last days put on by the youth of Good Shepherd parish. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in acting in the performance.
Soup and Stations Volunteer and Donation Opportunities, Wednesday March 8 – April 5, 6:30 – 8 pm
Elementary, Middle and High School Faith Formation is teaming with Social Ministry to present Family Soup and Stations during Lent. Almsgiving, prayer and fasting is being covered by each of our faith formation groups at each Soup and Stations. Volunteering counts towards Confirmation service hours!
We need teen and CLEARED adult volunteers to help with preparing, serving, and cleaning up the soup station. Different groups will present stations each week. We hope you enjoy the various interpretations on the Stations of the Cross.
Please sign up to volunteer here. We hope that you will join us at Soup and Stations.
Journey to the Cross, Wednesday, April 5, 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Join us this year for a Lenten play you won’t want to miss! See Jesus’ last days reenacted on the stage! If interested in participating, please email email@example.com.
Small Acts of Mercy Weekend, March 4 – 5 after all Masses
Check on Small Acts of Mercy Weekend. We will be there to recruit volunteers for next year. Prayerfully consider how you can help either as a Catechist, Assistant, or a Hall Monitor.
Thank you for your dedication to our program! We look forward to seeing you at our many upcoming events.
Blessings, Stacy and Christina