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.)

Twice is Nice Children's Consignment Sale

Weds 9-1 & 5-8 / Thurs 9-1, Sep 27
Ashton Hall

Good Sam Day School Twice is Nice Sale: Parishioners and Day School parents are welcome to consign.

baby clothing, children’s clothing (up to size 16), maternity clothing, winter jackets, Christmas outfits, bathing suits, shoes, furniture, strollers, car seats, swings/bouncers, high chairs, dress-up clothes, bedding, diaper bags, sports equipment, videos/DVDs, games, puzzles, books, indoor and outdoor toys

Celebrating the Great Co-mission with Andy Crouch

8:00am-3:00pm Sep 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!

Women's Breakfast

8:30-10:30am Oct 7
Walton Hall

Sharing our stories of God's Grace

Breakfast, Fellowship, Speakers and Sharing

Speaker and Topic TBA

Water Mission Walk for Water

12:00pm Oct 7
Paoli Presbyterian Church, 225 South Valley Rd., Paoli, Pa. 19301

Why the Walk?

Every day, millions of women and children in developing countries walk nearly four miles to retrieve water for their family's daily needs. In most cases, even after walking for miles and miles, the water they have to drink is contaminated causing disease and even death.

"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.

Fall Parenting Class begins

6:00-8:00pm Oct 20
Ashton Hall

We’re real parents and we’re here to bring the joy back to parenting.

Come join us for a 90 minute Parenting Class by Lisa Corcoran

3 Friday evenings: Oct 20, 27 & Nov 10

Pizza and salad for parents / Childcare and pizza for children
$95 per couple / $60 individual / Books will be available for purchase
Scholarships available


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!

Women's Breakfast

8:30-10:30am Nov 4
Walton Hall

Sharing our Stories of God's Grace

Breakfast, Fellowship, Speakers and Sharing

Speaker and Topic TBA

Advent Quiet Morning

9:00-11:00am Dec 2

Advent Quiet Morning for the Parish

All are invited—come and be blessed! Speaker and topic TBA


St. Nicholas Day Brunch - Not Just For Children!

10:00-11:30am Dec 2
Ashton Hall

Please join us for a delicious brunch, Christmas carols, the story of St. Nicholas, and a craft project to help get us ready for Christmas. This is an event sponsored by Family Ministries; all are welcome to participate. We will provide the main course, and invite you to bring either fruit or pastries to share. The spirit of Advent and Christmas giving will be celebrated as we make a craft to take home and/or share with someone in need.

This Week


8:30am | Morning Prayer

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

9:00am | Food Closet Distribution

9:00am - 11:00am
Location: Fellowship Hall
Food Closet Distribution

9:30am | Chester Co Volunteer English Program

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

9:30am | InSight Women's Bible Study

9:30am - 11:30am
Location: 264
Pam Bennett 610-952-7082

6:00pm | Unbound training

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 263

7:00pm | Alanon

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

7:00pm | Adult Choir Rehearsal

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: Choir Room
Adult Choir Rehearsal

7:00pm | Klenske Small Group

7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 223


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: Choir Room
Good Samaritan

7:30pm | Neal Lozano Unbound Conference

7:30pm - 10:30pm
Location: Atrium


7:30am | Neal Lozano Unbound Conference

7:30am - 9:00pm
Location: Church

9:00am | Support Group

9:00am - 10:00am
Location: Good Sam Online Directory


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.

10:45am | Dr. Chris Hall's Class

10:45am - 11:30am
Location: Ashton Hall North

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.


9:00am | Joy of Living Leadership

9:00am - 12:00pm
Location: 264

9:15am | Gathering Hope ESL class

9:15am - 11:30am
Location: 260


8:00am | Eucharist

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

9:00am | Joy of Living Talk

9:00am - 11:30am
Location: Church

9:00am | Joy of Living Small Groups

9:00am - 11:45am
Location: 263

9:00am | Staff meeting

9:00am - 9:30am
Location: Central Office Space
We meet each Tuesday as a staff following the 8am Eucharist.

11:45am | Lunch Bible study

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


7:00am | Morning Prayer

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

9:00am | Twice as Nice Consignment Sale

9:00am - 1:00pm
Location: Ashton Hall North

9:15am | Gathering Hope ESL class

9:15am - 11:30am
Location: 260

5:00pm | Twice as Nice Consignment Sale

5:00pm - 8:00pm
Location: Ashton Hall North

6:00pm | Education for Ministry class

6:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 223

6:30pm | College Family Dinner

6:30pm - 9:00pm
Location: Old Rectory
Join us for dinner and fellowship every Wednesday as we explore what it means to follow God in every area of life. Doors open at 6:30 and dinner is served at 7pm. 

On PRAXIS weeks, we gather for dinner and then head over to Walton Hall in the church to PRAXIS.