May 2018

A Six-Part Sermon Series from 2 Corinthians The church in Corinth, which is now a part of south-central Greece, was founded by the Apostle Paul some 30 or more years after Jesus Christ’s life, death and resurrection.  The church exhibited many of the characteristics of any...

Saint Paul in the portion of his letter to the Romans which we read this Sunday, explained God’s relationship to us in terms of adoption. “For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received a spirit of...

The end of the school year can bring a lot of emotions into the life of a young person – and their family. So as we bring another year to an end, we’re making spaces for our young people to come away from the demands and...

How is God present in the world today? That answer is sometimes a difficult one in many Lutheran circles because quite honestly, we don’t talk about the Spirit much. Encountering the Holy Spirit We don’t pray to the Spirit much, because we are quite frankly we talk...

Last evening we planted our first rows of seeds in our NEW Food Pantry Garden at Verona Campus. The produce from this garden will go to our Good Shepherd Food Pantry at the Madison Campus.  If you want to volunteer for the garden team, please email...

On Sunday we read the story of Jesus ascending to heaven (Luke 24:44-53) and heard once again the call for the disciples to not just stand there looking up, but to go out and spread the good news of Jesus to everyone they meet (Acts...

“Even though I walk through the Valley of the Shadow of Death, I will fear no evil. For thou art with me..Thy rod and thy staff, they comfort me.” Psalm 23:4 Death. It’s not an easy thing to talk about. And it’s hard to find the...

I love a good conspiracy theory. Now hear me out.  The word “conspire” has two Latin words at its root “con”, which means “with” or “alongside”, and “spirare”, which means, “To breathe”.  So the literal definition of “conspiracy” is “to breathe together”!  Conspiracies have negative connotations...

Continuing their Faith Journey Fifty-four 8th graders will affirm their baptismal vows at Good Shepherd’s annual Confirmation service Sunday, May 6 at 1:00 p.m. at the Madison Campus. This is a thoughtful and joyful group of youth, and we can’t wait to accompany them on the...