April 2019

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Board of Directors Minutes February 18, 2019 (6:30 p.m.) Madison Campus Present:  Stephanie Barth, Bob Beggs, Gerry Born (President), Pr. Chris Enstad, Ellen Franzone, Wade Huseth, Kimberly King, Sara McCormack, Andrew Seaborg Absent:  Tom Golden Also present:  Dir. Of Admin. Rick Blum, Dir. Of Spiritual Programming and...

February 2019 Board of Directors Meeting Highlights The board was joined by Rick Blum, Sarah Iverson, and members of the Shared Leadership Task Force, including Chair Brenda Wilcox. Pastor Chris opened in prayer. The Shared Leadership Task Force presented its recommendations: Congregation: What does shared leadership look...

Make a Difference with the Mellowhood Foundation this Summer Mellowhood Foundation has multiple opportunities to support under-served youth in our community this summer. 1 person is needed each day Mon-Fri to work with middle school and younger kids in community gardens from 8:00-10:00 a.m. 1 person is needed...

Creative Care for those in Need We use donated yarn to create blankets, prayer shawls and other items for those in need and for members of our congregation.  We meet at 6:30 p.m. on the 3rd Tuesday of even months at The Sow's Ear in Verona...

Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia Alleluia! It’s the greatest pronouncement in the world, one that no God in no other religion can say, “Jesus Christ is risen from the dead!” The first question people often raise when this news is heard is, “are you...

Running with Perseverance Annette Riess, the youngest child of German immigrants, was born in 1939. Though she was born with a severe visual disability, she was blessed with empowering parents who were committed to raising a strong and independent woman. Blindness impacted her life, but it...

The Stones Would Shout Out Jesus told his disciples to go into the village and find a colt that had never been ridden untie it and bring it to him.  And, if anyone asked why to answer, the Lord needs it.”  So they did.  Jesus rode...

Women's Ministry presents Good Shepherd Night with Signs by Caitlin Local business Signs by Caitlin has designed a sign-making workshop just for Good Shepherd. Rescheduled from late winter and now taking place on Wednesday May 15 at 6:30 p.m, sign up to join us in making...

Have you ever been so happy, it was like a dream come true? I’m meeting with lots of couples right now who are putting the finishing touches on their wedding plans.  When we meet, I also ask them to tell me their stories.  I get to...

The April 2019 issue of Good Shepherd's monthly newsletter "The Messenger" is now available to read online. Print copies are available at both the Verona and Madison campuses. Have a question or an idea for a future issue? Send an email to the communications team: communications@gslcwi.com Download...

Shared by Monica Feiler When I first started to consider writing about how a song affected me I thought ok I can do to this, but what song as there are so many songs that have deep meaning to me.  Songs that make me tear up...

Experiencing Abundant Life Jesus, the Good Shepherd, came so that we may have life, and have it abundantly (John 10:10). Following in the footsteps of savior, our church is continuing its two-fold partnership with Team World Vision. Once again, we will run, jog, and walk in...

My son, Griffin, is 2 years old and is in that stage of development where he is using more words to explain how he is feeling and what he wants (thank goodness!).  We have a couple books that he loves that name different feelings and each page has a picture of a young child about his age expressing how...