All Saints Sunday Nov 4th

We will celebrate All Saints on Sat Nov 3rd and Sun Nov 4th at all worship services. Each member of our church who has died to Christ in this past year and all those baptized into Christ will be remembered by calling out their name and ringing of a bell. This is a special day to remember all saints in God’s light. If you wish to have a loved one who is not a member of our church named, please contact the church office by Fri Nov...

Dave Pickett Visitation & Funeral

It is with a heavy heart that we write to inform you that Dave Picket (1940-2016) passed away on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. To read his obituary and leave condolences for his family, please visit the Macken Funeral Home website. Those wishing to assist in funeral preparation, kitchen help, food preparation, music, etc., may contact the Gaylene Ryan or church office. Visitation 10:00-11:00am, Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (559 20th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902) Funeral 11:00am, Tuesday, February 9, 2016, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (559 20th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902) Luncheon to follow...

Reverend Don Nelson Visitation & Funeral

It is with a heavy heart that we write to inform you that former Good Shepherd Church pastor Don Nelson has passed away. To read his obituary and leave condolences for his family, please visit the Gill Brothers website. Visitation 9:00am, Saturday, January 30, 2016, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3045 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55407, phone: 612-827-5919) Funeral 10:00am, Saturday, January 30, 2016, at Mount Olive Lutheran Church (3045 Chicago Avenue South Minneapolis, MN 55407, phone: 612-827-5919) Luncheon to follow...

Reverend Gale Chilson Funeral

The funeral service for Rev. Gale Chilson will be held at Good Shepherd Church at 12:00pm on Saturday, January 30, 2016. To read his obituary and leave condolences for his family, please visit the Mahn Family Funeral Homes website. A lunch will be held immediately following the service, with an expected number of around 300 in attendance. The Good Shepherd congregation will provide salads and cakes as part of this lunch. If you are able to help out with set-up, serving or clean-up, or could provide salad or cake, please contact Gaylene Ryan. Your help will be greatly...

Edna Nemoede Visitation & Funeral

It is with a heavy heart that we write to inform you that Edna Nemoede, a charter member of the Good Shepherd family, passed away last night, Sunday, May 10, 2015. To read her obituary and leave condolences for her family, please visit the Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes website. Those wishing to assist in funeral preparation, kitchen help, music, etc., may contact the church office. Visitation 5:00-7:00pm, Thursday, May 14, 2015, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes (5421 Royal Pl NW, Rochester, MN 55901) 10:00am, Friday, May 15, 2015, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (559 20th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902) Funeral 11:00am, Friday, May 15, 2015, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (559 20th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902) Luncheon to follow...

Wally Berglund Visitation & Funeral

It is with a heavy heart that we write to inform you that Wallace A. Berglund, Jr. (1925-2015) passed away today, Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Wally’s family welcomes your prayers in their grief and your joy in Wally’s passing into blessedness. To read his obituary and leave condolences for his family, please visit the Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes website. Those wishing to assist in funeral preparation, kitchen help, music, etc., may contact the church office. Visitation 5:00-8:00pm, Friday, May 8, 2015, at Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes (5421 Royal Pl NW, Rochester, MN 55901) 10:00am, Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (559 20th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902) Funeral 11:00am, Saturday, May 9, 2015, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (559 20th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902) Luncheon to follow...

Paul Mainz Visitation & Funeral

Paul Mainz peacefully passed away at his home on Friday, November 14, 2014, following a sudden cardiac event. To read his obituary and leave condolences for his family, please visit the Macken Funeral Home website. We welcome you to attend the following visitations, funeral, and luncheon: Visitation 5:00pm-8:00pm, Tuesday, November 18, at Macken Funeral Home (1105 12th St. SE, Rochester, MN 55904) 10:00pm-11:00am, Wednesday, November 19, at Good Shepherd Church (559 20th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902) Funeral 11:00am, Wednesday, November 19, at Good Shepherd Church (559 20th St. SW, Rochester, MN 55902) Luncheon to follow...