VBS - Everyone Has Value

An orchestra.  The gears in a clock.  An assembly line.  Picture any sort of collaboration with a variety of connected parts, and you've got the concept of a Good Sam VBS.  More specifically, it's a walking breathing version of I Corinthians 12:4-6, "There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord.

Revitalizing Bridge of Hope

Bridge of Hope serves families at risk of homelessness or recovering from homelessness in Chester and Lancaster counties. A year ago, Bridge of Hope merged (for organizational purposes) with Good Samaritan Services of Phoenixville. The ministry is now called Bridge of Hope @ Good Samaritan Services, but the ministry remains basically the same.

A New Chapter for Deacon Jeff

Best wishes to Deacon Jeff Moretzsohn as he begins a new chapter in ministry. In August, Jeff will begin serving at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Philadelphia.

Update from the Irenes in Paraguay

Many parishioners have developed relationships with Fr. Ron Irene during his visits to Good Sam. Recently Ron has started writing an online newsletter with news and many pictures.

Update from The Garretys

Recently, Nick and Kylie decided to take what they had learned, with the inspiration gained by working locally, to move to Virginia and begin a new partnership through CCO on the campus of Virginia Tech.


Becoming More Intentional About How We Connect With Our Neighbors & Helping Them Connect With Good Samaritan

Family Services at Good Sam

Do you, like me, feel we have so few opportunities to speak into our growing children’s hearts? Between the shuffling off to school, homework, activities and just daily living, where is God?