August 2017 Newsletter

Messenger August 2017 The newsletter and calendar for Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (ELCA) Rochester • Minnesota From the Social Ministry Committee HILL FEST 2017 We are excited to invite you to share in this first ever multi-cultural event of food and fellowship on...

Volunteer with IHN!

  Good Shepherd will be hosting IHN (Interfaith Hospitality Network) August 13-20. We are currently looking for new and experienced servants for this week and in the future. To this end there are two important details below: KICK-OFF TRAINING: WEDNESDAY JULY 26TH...

From the Pastor’s Desk – May 2017

Peace be with you! We recently started taking time for intentional breathing at our house. With two young kids learning to manage emotions, and two young parents learning how to manage the emotions of youngkids…and our own, we need to do a lot of breathing....

From the Interim Pastor’s Desk – November 2015

Where are We in this Transition Process? December 12th will be the one-year mark for my beginning with you as your interim lead pastor. As far as I know, it’s been a happy journey. And, “What have you been doing for eleven months?” you might ask. That is a question...

From the Interim Pastor’s Desk – August 2015

Where Do We Go From Here? Ask Yogi. Yogi Berra said, “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” For five months our transition team at Good Shepherd has been meeting weekly to, in a sense, take these humorous words very...