Dear Church,
 
We are busying preparing for Summer Worship and Summer activities.  Please read your Friday email blasts for upcoming events!
 
Pulse Orlando Unity Remembrance Service – this Saturday, June 12, 11am
Good Shepherd will once again host the Annual Interfaith Unity Service to remember the Pulse Orlando Nightclub Shooting. The service is Saturday, June 12 at 11am in Good Shepherd’s Worship Space.
 
Sunday Worship
Join us for in-person worship this Sunday, June 13 for our 9am Contemporary Worship or our 11am Traditional Worship.  Masks are required for everyone. If you prefer, join us for our livestreamed worship at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leZc_70Ggs4any time after 10:55am Sunday morning.  You can also go to https://www.youtube.com/c/GoodShepherdLutheranReno to find our livestreams and recordings any time. 
 
We will be celebrating our high school and college graduates this Sunday!  Ella Burriss, Grace Cicchi, Luis Galvez, Matteo Ganchan-Romero, Luke Hobson, Camille Jones, and Haakon Minetto are graduating from High School.  Our Spring college graduates are Lydia Albrecht, Bella Gonzalez, and Grace Gribble.
 
Please RSVP for the Next Congregational Meeting on June 27
We will hold a congregational meeting to approve the 2021 budget on Sunday, June 27 at 10am.  Your attendance and votes are needed. Please RSVP at https://rsvp.church/r/aHUBFkfG so we know if we have a quorum.
 
Hike Saturday, June 19, 2021 – LOWER TAMARACK LAKE TRAIL
This trail was built mostly by mountain bike enthusiasts and is located in the Sky Tavern area off Mt. Rose Highway. It is approximately 2 ½ to 3 miles long each way with a fairly gentle slope, no big rocky areas or difficult steep climbs. There is lots of shade with some open space.
 
We will meet near McDonalds on the Mt. Rose Highway at 8:30am. We can carpool or follow Grace’s car. Bring water and a snack/lunch and whatever else you may need. 
 
Tintabulations Handbell Ensemble Concert – June 21 at 7pm
Tintab will be performing at Good Shepherd on June 21. Our Handbell Director and Sunday morning livestream director Derek Nance will be performing along with his fellow Tintab ringers. Come on down to church for some beautiful music!
 
Congratulations to Luke Hobson who is competing in the US Olympic Trials!
Luke Hobson, son of Chip and Susie and grandson of Mary Aker, will be competing in the US Olympic Trials for swimming to be held in Omaha, Nebraska this coming week. He has qualified in the 50, 100, 200, and 400 meter freestyle events. Luke was featured in a recent article posted at Nevada Sports Net: https://nevadasportsnet.com/news/reporters/meet-luke-hobson-the-highest-ranked-recruit-in-northern-nevada-history
 
Save the Date for Twist, Tie & Dye – Our Summer Tie Dye Event for All Ages
On Sunday, July 11 at noon, we’ll be making tie dye shirts in anticipation of the Northern Nevada Pride Parade which is July 24. Get your white shirt (or socks or towels or shorts) now and join us on July 11 for some twisting, tying and dyeing!  For questions contact Ciara Hornbarger at ciara@goodshepherdreno.org or call her at 329-0696.
 
Shared Harvest – Assembly is June 27
Your June donations may be dropped off when you’re here for church on Sunday morning or at the office between 9am and 2pm Monday through Thursday. The bin is located outside of the office door.  June assembly is June 27. Our shopping list is:
  • Cold Cereal (We need 26 boxes.)
  • Canned Fruit (We need 26 cans.)
  • Chicken Noodle Soup (We need 26 cans.)
  • Tuna (We need 26 cans.)
  • Deodorant (We need as many as possible.)
  • Razors (We need as many as possible.)
God's blessings to you and yours!