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Memory Care: The Art of Caring: alz

By 2025, the number of people age 65 and older with Alzheimer’s disease is estimated to reach 7.1 million – a 40 percent increase from 2015. Congregations and families play a critical role in caring for a person with Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementias.

A workshop on “The Art of Caring” will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 9 AM to 12 Noon in the Family Life Center of the Shippensburg Church of the Brethren, 253 E Garfield St, Shippensburg. By learning about the warning signs, the difference between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, visitation tips, how to have difficult conversations, and how to support everyone involved, you will become equipped with the skills needed to begin mastering the art of caring.

This workshop is led by Jennifer Holcomb M.S., NHA, CDP, CDCM, and CADDCT. She has a graduate degree in Human Services, is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, a Certified Dementia Care Manager, and a Certified Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Teacher. She works directly with people in varying stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias and currently oversees the Memory Care program at Cross Keys Village - The Brethren Home Community.

This workshop is open to the public and is by donation. Please call the church office (717-532-6526) by March 20 if you would like to attend.


PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR: The Good Shepherd Preschool is seeking a mature Christian for the position of Director.

Applicant must possess strong managerial and organization skills, and should be able to relate well with children, parents, and staff. Preferred qualifications include: BA degree in elementary or early childhood education, at least 3 years experience, and have up-to-date clearances. This is a part time position; three days a week, approximately 25 hours during school year and approximately three weeks during summer.

To apply, please send resume to: Good Shepherd Preschool, 253 E. Garfield Street, Shippensburg, PA 17257 by March 15, 2017 or call 532-6526 for application.


The Good Shepherd Preschool is currently accepting registrations for the 2017-18 school year beginning Feb 15, 2017. Please contact Judy Wenger at 532-6526 to get on the list, or the director, Adrianne Crider at shbg.good.shepherd@gmail.com.
Visits to the preschool are available upon request.

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Regularly Scheduled Sunday Services: Classic Worship Service 9:00 AM (in the church sanctuary); Bible study classes for all ages 10:15 AM; Inspirational Praise Service 11:15 AM (in the Family Life Center)

Regularly Scheduled Family Nights (From SEPTEMBER through APRIL): Wednesdays in the Family Life Center (free meal served from 5:30-6:15, Classes for children 6:30-7:40, Bible studies for adults 6:30-7:30).


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Sun, Mar 19: One Great Hour of Sharing
Traditional Worship Service at 9:00 AM
Pastor Brian Markle will share from Luke 7:36-48, "Table Manners."
Sunday School at 10:15 AM
Inspirational Praise Service at 11:15 AM
His Disciples at 6:00 PM

Mon, Mar 20: Chimes Practice at 7:00 PM; Church Board at 7:00 PM

Tue, Mar 21: Women's Work at 6:00 PM

Wed, Mar 22: Family Night Carnival from 5:30-7:30 PM; Choir Practice at 7:30 PM

Thu, Mar 23: Doves Meeting at 12:30 PM; Youth Bowling at 6:30 PM

Fri, Mar 24:

Sat, Mar 25: Memory Care: The Art of Caring Workshop from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the Family Life Center


Sun, Mar 26: Traditional Worship Service at 9:00 AM
Pastor Brian Markle will share from Matthew 9:9-12, "People Around the Table."
Sunday School at 10:15 AM
Inspirational Praise Service at 11:15 AM

Mon, Mar 27: Chimes Practice at 7:00 PM; Membership Class at 7:00 PM

Tue, Mar 28:

Wed, Mar 29: Praise Team Practice at 5:15 PM; Family Night from 5:30-7:30 PM; Choir Practice at 7:30 PM

Thu, Mar 30: Youth Combined Meeting at 6:30 PM

Fri, Mar 31:

Sat, Apr 1:


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CONTACT US Pastor: Pastor Brian Markle

Address: 253 E. Garfield St, Shippensburg, PA 17257

Office Hours: M-F 9AM-4PM

email: shbgcob@gmail.com

phone: 717.532.6526

fax: 717.532.8424

Good Shepherd Preschool: shbg.good.shepherd@gmail.com