Good Shepherd United Church of Christ
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An Inclusive & Inviting Family of Faith

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A Commitment to Serving Others

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A Desire to Study God's Word
Made Real in Jesus Christ

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A Church That Prays Together
and Plays Together

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On-site & Online Worship Service — November 21 @ 10:30am

GSUCC has resumed in-person worship!  You may enjoy worship with us on Sundays at 10:30am, at church or by joining us online.

If you are joining us in person, we will continue to require masks indoors. When outside, masks will be optional.

If you are joining us for worship online, our video conference will open a few minutes before hand.

We will be celebrating communion as part of our worship service this week. For those worshiping online please have nearby the elements for the service – juice, wine, or whatever you have on hand along with bread or crackers.

Please pass this information on to family, friends, and neighbors and invite them to join us.

Please click here to access the bulletin and prayer list for our worship service. 

To join our Zoom video conference line:

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PLEASE NOTE: Zoom now requires a password to enter video conferences. If you are on our mailing list, we will provide the password in our emails during the week. If you are looking forward to being our guest on Sunday, please contact us via email no later than 10am on Sunday. We will be happy to provide you with password information for Sunday’s worship service.

Based on our Covid Task Force recommendations, GSUCC resumed in-person worship, effective October 31 at 10:30am.

We will continue to require masks indoors and have a virtual option. When outside, masks will be optional. In addition to our return to indoor Sunday worship, we will continue to have outdoor Campfire Church on the first Sunday of the month at 4pm. While this worship is especially geared toward children, all are welcome. Our outdoor Sunday school for children will continue on the second and fourth Sundays at 10:30am.

We are encouraged by the downward trend in the spread of Covid-19 and the increasing number of folks who are fully vaccinated. In our informal survey, of the 107 GSUCC folks who responded, 99% of those who were eligible are fully vaccinated. Thank you for taking this step to care for our whole community.

We value your continued support of GSUCC ministry. The preferred method is to send checks or direct bill pay to Good Shepherd United Church of Christ,1050 NW Maynard Rd., Cary, NC 27513. You may also access on-line giving HERE.

We will continue to adjust our activities as needed during this pandemic. We are grateful for the opportunity we have to reinstate in-person worship!

 

With Hope and Love,

 

Pastor Carla

Permission to stream the hymns in this service obtained from One License with license #A-715220.

A progressive Christian community living in love.

Cary’s Good Shepherd United Church of Christ is a vibrant family of faith that is dedicated to being a welcoming and embracing home for families and individuals. We strive to the reflect the teachings of Jesus Christ in our relationships, spiritual journey and service to others.

Our Faith

Good Shepherd UCC embraces the progressive tradition of the United Church of Christ, which traces it’s roots through the Pilgrims, the Afro-Christian Movement, and German immigrant churches.  UCC firsts include: ordination of a woman and an openly gay man, participation in civil disobedience, and support of marriage equality.

Our Family

Good Shepherd UCC is diverse in all sorts of ways- age, race, gender expression, background, sexuality, education, family structure, etc.!  We take great pride in being a welcoming and inclusive congregation. Whoever you are, and wherever you find yourself on life’s journey, there is a place here for you to be known and loved in a family of faith.

Our Focus

Good Shepherd UCC is a Christ-centered congregation that seeks to do justice, work for peace, and build an inclusive community. We strive to demonstrate Jesus’ love for all, compassion for the hurting, and advocacy for the oppressed. Social justice and community involvement are a long-standing and essential part of who we are.

Wherever you are on your faith journey,
you are welcome here!

A joy-filled family of faith.

WE WORSHIPWE GROWWE CONNECTWE SERVE
You Are Welcome Here

Pastor Welcome

On behalf of everyone at Good Shepherd UCC, I’m pleased to welcome you to our website and our church family.  Welcoming is the word we most often hear from first-time visitors. If you are looking for a new church home that is warm, friendly and supportive, please consider joining us for a Sunday of worship.

— Rev. Carla Gregg-Kearns, Senior Pastor

Worship Schedule

Sunday Worship

  • 9am — Intergenerational Class (@ High House Living Room)
  • 10:30am — Worship Service (with Child Care Provided)
  • 10:45am — Sunday School (Grades K -5)
  • After Worship — Light Snack Fellowship
In Pursuit of a Perfect World

Video Welcome

We have been attending GSUCC for a little over a year now and we have absolutely fallen in love with this congregation.

Sarah S

"Walk with justice, walk with mercy and with God's humble care ..." We end by singing this every week and it is seen in our members' actions not just our words.

Kate Y

This is my family. I'm proud to be part of this growing family.

Kathy B

An exceptionally warm and welcoming gathering of humanity that rejoices in our differences as children of the family of God!

Gordon W

What a blessing this church is to the community! There are few houses of worship with this type of integrity in action.

DeeDee A

Very friendly, welcoming church. The welcome never stops. Every Sunday, I feel more and more like a member of the family.

Rowena R

I've been blessed to discover this church. It is full of love and wonderful, warm people dedicated to following Christ's teachings.

blessed to discover this church
Rebecca K.

A vibrant children's ministry, kind fellowship, inspiring worship, and a down to earth vibe-- all keep us coming back again and again. So glad we found Good Shepherd!

so glad we found GSUCC
Sarah S

Being a part of this family makes me strive to be my best self, and surrounds me with care when I am not.

makes me strive to be my best self
Kate Y
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