Fall Kickoff Pancake Breakfast

8:00am-1:00pm Sep 10
Ashton Hall

Sponsored by Men's Ministry: We will need three crews to cook and serve the congregation before and after all four services at this annual event. Funds raised are used for scholarships to the Men's Retreat. Ken Bigelow is the contact (

Insight Women's Bible Study

Thurs morning & evening meetings, Sep 14
Room 263/264

Are you seeking a community of women with whom you can grow in your faith? Do you desire to know more deeply our triune God and His written word? If so, we invite you to join us for InSight Women’s Bible Study on Thursdays this fall. This study offers all women of Good Sam and our greater community a weekly opportunity to worship in song, hear Biblical teaching, engage in small group discussion and pray together. Offered morning and evening, the study allows you choose which timeframe best suits your schedule.

The Alpha Course

10 Sunday evenings and a day away, Sep 17
Ashton Hall

The Alpha Course is a practical introduction to the Christian faith, a place where guests have an opportunity to explore the meaning of life in a relaxed, friendly setting.  The course meets once a week for 10 weeks and includes a day or weekend away in the middle of the course. 

For more information contact John Whitnah:  610-644-4040 x 212,

Unbound: Freedom in Christ Conference

Friday evening & all day Saturday Sep 22-23
Church of the Good Samaritan

The Unbound Conference is a comprehensive presentation of the Unbound model based on the material found in the book, Unbound: A Practical Guide to Deliverance by Neal Lozano. The purpose of the conference is two-fold. First, conference attendees receive the foundational teaching of Unbound in six sessions over two days. Second, attendees have the opportunity to receive ministry from a team trained to use the Unbound model.* (This ministry team received and participated in preparation and training sessions the day before the conference.)

Celebrating the Great Co-mission

Friday evening & all day Saturday Sep 29-30
Church of the Good Samaritan
Join with individuals and church representatives who are actively engaged in planning, leading and implementing mission and outreach initiatives within their faith community, as we consider as individuals, church communities and the Body of Christ... What are we called to do? What are we not called to do? What are we called to do together?

Deeper Year B

6:30-8:30pm 8 wks Oct 3 - Nov 21
Ashton Hall
Deeper Year B Fall Module: The Old Testament

BREAKAWAY Middle School Retreat

5:30pm Oct 6 - 2:00pm Oct 8
Northbay Adventure Camp

We will be joining 400+ Middle School Students (6th-8th graders) from over 20 different churches in the tri-state area for an amazing weekend at NorthBay Adventure Camp which is right on the Chesapeake Bay.  Everything about the weekend is AMAZING -including the speaker, the worship band, and the campground! Join us for a weekend to breakaway from the norm and grow closer to God and others!

"It's Not Too Late" with Author Dan Dupee

Friday, Oct 13th - 7:00 to 8:30 and Saturday, Oct 14th - 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM Oct 13-14
Church of the Good Samaritan
It's Not Too Late: The Essential Part You Play in Shaping Your Teen's Faith

Men's Ministry Hike

7:00am Oct 14
Appalachian trail

We'll hike to the Pinnacle, on the Appalachian Trail (above Hamburg PA) leaving the church at 7am. 

The Pinnacle Trail Loop is a 8.9 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Hamburg, Pennsylvania that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Men's Retreat

8:00pm Oct 27 - 12:30pm Oct 29
Black Rock Retreat Center, Quarryville PA

Annual Men's Retreat at Black Rock Retreat Center, Quarryville, PA; Speakers will be Fr. Richard Morgan and Fr. John Whitnah.  $140 per person (bunk cabin) or $250 per person (triple occupancy room); includes 5 meals; no cost to college students, scholarships for others are available. Make your reservation as soon as possible!

This Week


7:00am | Morning Prayer

7:00am - 7:30am
Location: Chapel


8:30am | Morning Prayer

8:30am - 8:30am
Location: Chapel

9:30am | Chester Co Volunteer English Program

9:30am - 11:00am
Location: 223
Sue Laskin 610-407-0556

5:00pm | Food Closet

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Location: Atrium
Food Closet Food Closet Distribution

7:00pm | Alanon

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Chapel


11:00am | Chester Co Volunteer English Program

11:00am - 12:30pm
Location: 223
Sue Laskin 610-407-0556

7:00pm | AA 11th Step Meeting

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 263
Good Samaritan


9:00am | MacNutt Healing training Level II

9:00am - 11:15am
Location: 223

10:00am | Diocesan Draft Budget Open Meeting

10:00am - 11:30am
Location: Walton Hall
Rev. Canon Shawn Wamsley


7:30am | Holy Eucharist

7:30am - 8:30am
Location: Chapel
Traditional Liturgy, no choir

9:00am | Holy Eucharist with Choir and Praise

9:00am - 10:30am
Location: Church
Liturgy and both classical and praise music. Most attended service. Childcare is available and Sunday School is offered for children and Youth.

11:00am | Holy Eucharist with Choir

11:00am - 12:15pm
Location: Chapel

11:00am | New Chapel

11:00am - 12:15pm
Location: Church
Contemporary Service Childcare is available and Sunday School is offered for children and Youth.

6:30pm | Summer Sunsets

6:30pm - 8:00pm
Location: Ashton Hall South


8:00am | Eucharist

8:00am - 8:45am
Location: Chapel

9:00am | Staff meeting

9:00am - 9:30am
Location: Good Sam Online Directory

11:45am | Lunch Bible study

11:45am - 1:45pm
Location: 223

2:00pm | Prayers for the Nation

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Location: 215
All are welcome.  Contact for more information