All-Ages Trivia Contest

All-Ages Trivia Contest

Join us for a fun, all-ages Trivia Contest on Sunday, July 9, 2017, in the Fellowship Hall following worship. Trivia questions will cover a wide range of topics and age levels. Plan your team ahead of time or form a team the day of. A craft table will be available for preschoolers. Lunch will be provided after the contest. Please sign up at the welcome desk so we know how many to expect for...
Summer Music Volunteers

Summer Music Volunteers

Please contact Mike Thilges in the church office or Director of Music David Kassler  if you know of anyone or you yourself would like to provide special music for summer services. School age students who are learning a new instrument are welcome to perform a selection for our services,...

Car Wash to Benefit Dorothy Day House

Girl Scout Troop 44709 (your cookie suppliers) will have a car wash/bake sale in the back parking lot of Good Shepherd Church on June 4, 2017, from 2:00-6:00pm. Car washes will be free will offering and bake sale items will be priced. All money will go to The Dorothy Day House, which is a place where the homeless can stay for up to 2 weeks and receive meals. If you have any questions please contact the Feenstraa or...
Reception to Honor Rev. Dr. Carl-Eric Gentes

Reception to Honor Rev. Dr. Carl-Eric Gentes

Please gather for a special reception to honor Rev. Dr. Carl-Eric Gentes for earning his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Lutheran School of Theology. This celebration will be held May 14, 2017, at 9:30 am in Fellowship Hall. Pastor Carl-Eric has graciously agreed to share some interesting nuggets from his doctoral thesis as part of this reception. Please put this on your calendar to attend, you won’t want to miss...
Mowing Schedule 2017

Mowing Schedule 2017

Now that spring is here, help cut grass on our beautiful land. Colin Lange will coordinate the group of members that volunteer to mow the Good Shepherd property. How it works: When you select a week to cut grass, you are expected to mow sometime before the next Sunday. This allow you to cut grass around inclement weather and your personal schedule Working in pairs at the same time is recommended, but you may work alone You will be able to see who chooses to be your partner in the signup process, so you two can coordinate times and days How to sign up: Sign up at signup.com Sign up at the Welcome Desk at church (just add your name and contact information and you will be added to the schedule) Contact Colin Lange Contact Mike Thilges in the church office Presently, spots are filled for the next couple of weeks into May, so there is time for you to volunteer and help fill out the schedule for the rest of the summer....
“Share Our Love” Campaign

“Share Our Love” Campaign

Our Love Supports Our Ministries At our January 2017 annual meeting, we, as members of Good Shepherd, decided to join together in a Summer fundraising effort to support our mission and ministry. The first opportunity to participate will commence May 1, 2017, as the “Share Our Love” campaign begins. Church members will be presented opportunities to go above and beyond their current giving and demonstrate their love for God and Good Shepherd Church by contributing to this special campaign. During this celebration of love, a few Good Shepherd Church members will tell us what they love most about Good Shepherd and WHY they give generously to its ministry. Our goal to support our ministry through this effort is $45,000. Thank you for prayerfully considering why you give to Good Shepherd Church and the ways that you can share your love....
Adult Education – April & May 2017

Adult Education – April & May 2017

Spring Offerings After a busy Lent, Adult Education will slow down in the Easter season. However, we will offer two classes. All members, especially new members, are encouraged to attend! Sunday, April 30: Lutheranism 101 (The Hits) – Pastor Charlie walks through basic principles of Lutheran theology Sunday, May 14: Lutheranism 1001 (Deep Cuts) – Pastor Carl-Eric outlines lesser known and often shocking aspects of Lutheran...
Library Movie Night: Risen

Library Movie Night: Risen

Movie & Popcorn Come see the movie Risen on Saturday, April 22, 2017, at 6:45pm. The movie will be shown in Fellowship Hall after the Saturday evening worship service. Admission is free and includes popcorn and a beverage. Risen (PG-13) Risen, starring Joseph Fiennes, is about a Roman who is put in charge of finding the body of Jesus after the tomb is found empty. This movie is rated PG-13 and the length is 1 hour: 47 minutes. For an in-depth movie review and rating information...