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Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd
20 Summer Street
P.O. Box 418
Charlestown, NH 03603
603-835-7900

Mission, Vision, Values


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Clergy, Staff, & Leadership

Clergy:
The Most Rev. Dr. Brian R. Marsh, Bishop Ordinary & Rector

The Rev. Arthur Bennett
The Rev. David W. Moody

Vestry

Senior Warden: Allan McLane
Junior Warden: Phil Turner
Secretary: The Rev. David W. Moody
Treasurer: John Ilves

Parochial Ministry

Organist: position vacant
Sunday School: Jeanne Moody
Web: Bonnie Turner

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Sundays

10:00 a.m. Holy Eucharist

Wednesdays
8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer
9:00 a.m. Bible Study (Book of Daniel)

Tending to the work of the Church

Dec.-January Calendar

8:00 a.m. Saturday, December 8, Men’s Morning
Silsby Public Library Community Room

Saturday, December 8, Charlestown Historic House Tour
9:00 a.m. – 4 p.m. Church open with display of Nativity scenes

Monday, December 24, Vigil of the Nativity of Our Lord
6:00 p.m. Lessons and Carols followed by Holy Eucharist

Tuesday, December 25, Christmas Day
10:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist

Tuesday, January 1, The Circumcision of Our Lord
6:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist

Friday, January 25, The Conversion of St. Paul
6:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist


Our Sunday services at the Fort at No. 4 will begin again in June 2019
Fort at No. 4 Sunday Services
12:30 p.m. (1662 Book of Common Prayer)

Morning Prayer services at the
Fort at No. 4,
Charlestown, NH

Rev. Moody at Ease in Parker House
Rev. Moody at Ease in Parker House
Services will be held most Sundays at 12:30 p.m. from mid-May until September using the Order of Morning Prayer from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer. Depending upon events taking place at the Fort, the times of services may change. Please check the calendar above for the services to be held each month.

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St. Luke's Camp

Fall Mountain Food Shelf

Read the Good Shepherd News from (Dec/Jan) Our Town and the (new!) NEA.


The season of Advent is upon us as we prepare for the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Somehow, this December seems busier than most with the Charlestown arts and Craft Fair (Dec. 1), the Historic House Tour (Dec. 8) various musical programs, and, of course the writing of Christmas cards and shopping for family presents. All of this activity and more leaves little time for the "spiritual house cleaning" that we should engage in during the weeks before Christmas. You might wish to drop by the Anglican Church of the Good Shepherd during the house tour on December 8 and view the 10 plus Nativity scenes in our parish hall and see how various artists have portrayed the traditional manger scene. While in the church, sit in a pew and reflect for a moment on God’s many blessings to you during the past year and pray for the poor and needy of the world.

Advent is a time expectant waiting. We are waiting for the coming of God’s Son into the world as a helpless child. This is an occasion of great joy for Christians, and a testimony of God’s love for us -- the greatest of all Christmas gifts. We extend our love and best wishes to our friends in the Charlestown community for a wonderful Christmas and for a safe and Happy New Year.

 

Deacon Chase
Dcn. Scott Chase's birthday

Bishop Marsh's birthday
Bishop Marsh's birthday


Last Sunday of each month:
Monthly Food In-Gathering for the benefit of the Fall Mountain Food Shelf


For questions or concerns
Contact Rev. David Moody
603-835-7900
dwmoody@beaverwood.com

 
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Good Shepherd is a parish of the Diocese of the Northeast, The Anglican Church in America
The Diocesan Shield

The Diocesan Shield

 

The Shield of the Diocese of the Northeast of the Anglican Church in America consists of the red Cross of St. George on the white shield, calling to mind the Anglican heritage of the Diocese. In the left quadrant is an Evergreen Tree, sturdy and resilient, even amidst the harshness of winter. A Pastoral Staff intersects the Cross of St. George, slightly bent, the Staff is in movement telling of the continuous growth of the Diocese of the Northeast. Crowning the shield is the Pontifical Mitre, jeweled and ornamented, as a sign of joy. The color of the Mitre is predominantly blue, symbolic of contemplation and wisdom, and in honor of St. Mary.