Youth Events Calendar


8/7: Picnic Kickoff & Backpack Blessing

8/28: Youth Pool Party
Grades 6th - 12th - Please RSVP to Mary Grace at for your youth. This will be a great time for them to have fun with each other and get to know their teachers!


9/1: Basketball Registration Opens

9/3: Evening Youth Group Program Begins
6th-8th Grades: 5-6pm
9th-12th Grades: 6:30-7:30pm
Dinner for both groups at 6pm

9/14: Acolyte Training & WAGS Kickoff
Acolyte Training 6:30-7:30
We are excited to expand the acolyte program to grades 3rd-12th. Please register your youth for the Acolyte program here.

9/18: Cornerstone Event
Episcopal Youth of the CSRA Kickoff Party at Good Shepehrd, 5-7pm, Pizza Dinner, Games, Activities. Parents welcome to attend and participate! Please RSVP to by 9/15.

9/30-10/2: Kanuga
Join us for our Parish Retreat at Kanuga in the beautiful North Carolina mountains. This is an excellent opportunity for families to bond and connect with other parish members. Registrations are due August 30th!


10/8: Blessing of Animals

10/19: Confirmation Retreat
4:30pm-7:30, Dinner break at 6pm for WAGS dinner

10/23: Cornerstone Event
Pumpkin Fest at St. Bart’s in North Augusta

10/26: Halloween Party
All ages, WAGS

10/30: Confirmation
Ages 13 & up! Bishop Logue will be visiting on October 30th and we need to make sure those ready to be confirmed are signed up for Confirmation training. Click here to sign up!


11/6: Cornerstone Event
All Saints Celebration at St. Pauls

11/10: Basketball Registrations Due
Click here to register.

11/20: Advent Pageant Auditions
At 10am

11/18-11/20: Happening!
Please reach out to Mary Grace if you have a kid in high school that is interested. Check out Happening #106 here!  

11/27: Advent Wreath Making at 10am
Tree Lighting
at 6pm


12/4: Advent Pageant Auditions, Continued
At 10am

12/11: Lessons & Carols
6:30pm, All Ages

12/17: Advent Pageant Rehearsal
9:30am, 11:30am Pizza

12/18: Advent Pageant: The Christmas Story
9am Service, Reception at 10am, No Sunday School

12/25: Christmas Eve Services
4pm, 6pm, 10pm



1/1: New Years Day Services
8am, 10am, and 6pm Church Services
No Youth Formation or Youth Group

1/13-1/16: Youth Ski-Trip


2/21: Student Lead Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

2/22: Ash Wednesday



4/2: Palm Sunday

4/3-4/9: Masters Tournament

4/9: Easter Sunday
Egg hunt after 9am Service
No Youth Formation or Youth Group


5/21: Apostoloi Sunday
9am Service, Reception at 10am


Small Group Programs


Sunday School

Sunday mornings at 10am, Youth Lounge, Room 301, Parish Hall. Grades 6th-12th.

Youth Group
  • 5:00 - 6:00 pm: Grades 6th-8th (Meet in Youth Lounge, Room 301)
  • 6:00 - 6:30 pm: Grades 6th-12th Gather for Dinner (Parish Hall)
  • 6:30 - 7:30 pm: Grades 9th-12th (Meet in Youth Lounge, Room 301)



Wednesdays at Good Shepherd: September 14th - November 2nd, 6-7:15pm



Church League Basketball

Good Shepherd participates in the annual Augusta Christian Basketball Association League, with co-ed teams from under 9 years old to under 19 years old. Teams are contingent upon having enough players and coaches for each age division. Practices in the EDS Gym.


Please contact to enquire about Confirmation for Fall 2023.


Service Opportunities

Alcolyte Program

Students join clergy and lay persons in the privilege of leading worship services. For 3rd - 12th Grades.

Lead Volunteers: Bunny Williams, Trey and Lauren Hargrove, and Harriet Deas
Please email Lauren Hargrove with any questions,
Hometown Missions

In partnership with the Diocese of Georgia, Student Ministry coordinates a weekend of service in the Augusta area, inviting youth from all local Episcopal congregations.

Mission Trips

Annual experiences to places we have never been to serve and learn from those we meet along the way.

VBS Crew Leaders

Students learn to lead and minister to the children of vacation bible school

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Safeguard God's Children

The safety and security of our children and youth is our highest priority. All volunteers must pass a background check, and take an online course detailing safety procedures and appropriate behavior when serving with young people. To complete this course, please email the Parish Administrator for links and information.