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Canned Food
Food Pantry

Local churches, schools, and organizations donate to this ministry.

Amherst residents can utilize the pantry for no charge by calling the church office for more information.


The Food Pantry is open weekdays by appointment. Please call the church office to schedule a time.


Office Phone- 440-988-4506

Prayer Ministry

1. Mass E-mails

  • When a request comes into the church office, it is sent to members of the prayer ministry via e-mail immediately.


2.  Prayer Events

  • Dates scheduled when there is a prayer need.

If you would like to submit a request, simply use the contact form or email

To join the prayer team, contact the church office

Teen Prayer Group
Patient on Scale
Childcare Ministry

Parents, we want you to feel very comfortable, safe, and secure concerning the care of your children. 

For the Sunday School Hour we provide

  • Care and classes for newborn through high school


During the Sunday Worship Service we provide

  • Newborn and pre-school ages through 3 yrs old care

  • Two adult caregivers


*Please note: all volunteers that work with children/youth of any age must have a background check and then pastoral approval. 


TOPS Club Inc.® (Take Off Pounds SensiblySM) is a volunteer-run, nonprofit organization tjhat offers an individual approach to weight loss and overall wellness. Members learn about nutrition, portion control, meal planning, exercise and more at weekly meetings.

Weekly meetings of TOPS OH 1922 Amherst take place at 11:00 A.M. on  Thursday at Good Shepard Baptist Church, located at 1100 Cleveland Avenue Amherst, Ohio 44001. Visitors to a TOPS chapter are welcome to attend their first meeting free of charge. Membership is affordable at just $49 per year, plus nominal chapter fees.


To find more information on this chapter contact the Leader at  419-262-4292. To locate other chapters in the area, visit or call (800) 932-8677.

Happy Girl
Children Reading the Holy Bible
Vacation Bible School

VBS is a fun and exciting "camp" that takes place each summer.  We have music, games, food, crafts, and study times.  We have water games day and conclude the week with a carnival-style evening.  VBS is for kids up to 5th grade and is something everyone looks forward to all year!

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