A Community of Faith in the Jupiter, Tequesta and Hobe Sound Area
We at Good Shepherd believe strongly in the power of prayer. There are many opportunities to pray for your own needs and those of others. A prayer request form for parishioners and their families may be found at the end of this page.
We maintain a prayer list for all parishioners and their families and loved ones who may need prayers. These individuals are listed in our Good News Daily and they are prayed for by name every Wednesday morning at our 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist and Healing service. To put someone's name on the prayer list please call the office or fill out the prayer request form on this page.
We also have a group of volunteers that offers prayers for you, a friend, or a family member who may be in need of immediate and intensive prayer for an emergency situation. A phone and email chain is activated for this immediate need. For emergency prayer, please call the office at 561-746-4674.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
The members of this ministry team prayerfully knit or crochet shawls and lap robes for those among us who are ill, home-bound, or experiencing particularly difficult times. meeting s are held infrequently though contact between members and with the Pastoral Care Committee is ongoing.
Good Shepherd participates in the healing ministry that Jesus began by offering prayer, anointing with oil and laying on of hands to those seeking healing. This is offered every Sunday during each worship service, and at the Wednesday 10:00 a.m. service. Members of the healing Team may also visit in homes or hospitals to pray with those who are ill, preparing for surgery or other medical procedures. new members are trained by the Healing Team to do hands-on healing prayer.
Good News Daily
Each week, Good Shepherd distributes a verse and reflection for each day of the week, for use at home. Also included are the names of people who have requested prayer. Those listed are also prayed for by name at the Wednesday morning Holy Eucharist and Healing service. If you wish to have your name added to the list, please fill out the short form at the end of this page. You may also print the Good News Daily via the link to the right.
Good shepherd has a beautiful labyrinth garden on the east side of the office building and north of the Parish Hall. The labyrinth is an ancient spiritual tool that helps people find peace, healing and connection with god by the simple act of walking its circular path.
Daughters of the King
The Order of the Daughters of the King (DOK) is a spiritual sisterhood of women dedicated to a life of prayer, service and evangelism Daughters make a commitment to Jesus as their Savior, and follow Him as Lord of their lives.
Advent and Lenten Quiet Days
During the times preceding Christmas and Easter, Good Shepherd offers a day of quiet and spiritual reflection in the midst of the busy holiday seasons. Quiet days are opportunities for silence and prayer through unique, one-day programs that help us focus on the true meaning of these important days in the Christian calendar.
At various times throughout the year, Good Shepherd presents special worship or prayer services to recognize a special time or event in the calendar. Some examples include the Good Friday evening Service of Taizé, Lessons and Carols, Ash Wednesday service in preparation for Lent, Ecumenical Prayer Service, and more. Please watch the Sunday bulletin, our newsletter or this website for dates and times.
Prayer Request Form for parishioners and their families:
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Names of those being prayed for will be added to our Good News Daily Sunday bulletin insert. Only names will be added. Reasons for prayer will be seen by office staff and Pastoral Care Committee. Names remain on the list for about 6 weeks. Please keep the office notified of status changes by phone or email.
Prayer for the Church
Tuesdays | 8:30 – 9:00 AM
Beginning Tuesday, September 11, you are invited to join us each week for an informal time of prayer and reflection. The focus of this time will be to pray for our church and school, for our clergy and staff, and for our many volunteers and ministry leaders. As we begin the implementation of our Strategic Plan, it is essential that we gather to pray for God’s wisdom and direction in all we do. If you are unable to join us on Tuesday mornings, please continue to pray for our congregation and for the power of God’s Spirit to be among us.