Frequently Asked Questions

What do you have for children on Sundays? 
For children under the age of 3 we offer nursery care during the service, and for children ages 3-9, we have a Children's Church time during the middle of the service (mainly during the sermon) for the children to learn in a more age appropriate environment for them while still enabling them to participate in the majority of the service.  

Can I take Communion at your church?
 Anyone who is baptized, who has put their faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and who has a life characterized by repentance is welcome to take Communion with us.  You DO NOT have to be a member of our church.  

What does it mean that you're an "Anglican" church?
 The first thing it means is that we are Christian and that we have much in common with every other Christian Church.  In fact, we have more in common with other Christians than we have differences!  But being Anglican does mean that we have some things that make us distinct from other churches. Anglican churches find their spiritual heritage in Christianity as it was lived and practiced in England for the last 1800 years.  That means we benefit from the wisdom of St. Patrick's ministry and of the the English Reformation.   It means that we live out ancient and tested practices, but that we also benefit from the best of the 21st century.  The best way to see what "Anglican" churches look like is simply to "come and see" and be our guest at our next worship service.  

Common Questions about Sunday Worship

One way to see what we are about at Good Shepherd is to come and worship God with us.  We meet for worship on Sundays at 10:00am at WinMock Barn.  Everyone is welcome!  (For more info on Sunday worship, click here.) Here are some frequently asked questions about Sunday worship services:

  • When?  Sundays at 10:00am 
  • Where? WinMock near the BB&T Soccer Fields (click here for a map)
  • What about kids?  

    We have nursery care for children under 3, and children's church for part of the service for kids ages 3-9.  Of course, parents are welcome to keep their children with them during the whole service.  

  • What should I wear? People wear all sorts of clothes to our worship services, so come as you are.  
  • How long does it last? The service lasts about an hour and a half and always includes Communion.