Minnesota FoodShare: Pack the Pews Weekend

Minnesota FoodShare: Pack the Pews Weekend

Pack the Pews On March 24-26, 2017, we will join other faith communities across Minnesota to Pack the Pews for Minnesota FoodShare. Please bring nonperishable foods to worship and consider making a monetary donation. Food donations will be delivered to our local food...
November Church Library Book Drive

November Church Library Book Drive

Ways to Donate The Good Shepherd Church Library will hold a drive for new books from November 1-18, 2016. If you would like to donate to this wonderful ministry, please consider a financial donation or purchasing a new book or dvd for the library. Need ideas for what...
Church in Society: Discerning God’s Will

Church in Society: Discerning God’s Will

Over the last couple months, the Social Ministry Committee (the one that oversees the Crib Ministry, Sharing Tree, Dorothy Day House, and Minnesota FoodShare month) has had multiple smaller conversations about our role and calling in a world of increasing racial and...

Palm Sunday Intergenerational Event

The Sunday School students invite members of the congregation to an event on Sunday, March 19, 2016, from 9:15-10:15am. We welcome attendees to bring donated items for the Ronald McDonald House. We also plan to make cards for the residents of the house to help...
Interests & Skills Assessment

Interests & Skills Assessment

Share With Us Your Skills & Interests In lieu of Time & Talent sheets this year, we have created a survey to assess the interests and skills of our congregation members and regular attenders. This survey reflects roles and skills necessary for our ongoing...

Calling All Volunteers!

Volunteers Already in Action Do you volunteer your time outside of Good Shepherd? Do you help at Mayo, or the schools, or other community organizations? If so, we want to know about it. Service Opportunities During Lent We are preparing a service blitz during Lent,...

Sunday School Offering

Children will have an opportunity to offer help to those in need this year through the purchase of farm animals to support families and communities served by ELCA World Hunger and the ELCA Good Gifts program. Collections will be taken during the Sunday School opening...

September Interfaith Home Building & Visual Arts Project

In support of Habitat for Humanity’s plan to bring teams of people from different faith communities together to assist in a September Interfaith home building and Visual Arts project, please consider sharing your time and skills in a faith-based response to...