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Fourteenth Biennial Convention of the South Central Wisconsin Synodical Women’s Organization September 21, 2019, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The one day convention encourages members to pray, find peace and joy through workshops, worship, and fellowship, and be bold in our witness when answering the call....

Tuesday Nights in July Join Sarah Iverson for weekly conversations focused on "Tattoo's on the Heart - The Power of Boundless Compassion" starting July 9. Over coffee and ice tea we'll share in conversation about this accessible and thought provoking book. No RSVP needed! All adults...

Friday, June 27, South Dakota Blog by Sherri Swartz traveling with her daughter Heather for the 2nd time We left the motel at 6:30 AM and had a quiet bus ride, with many people back asleep, until sometime after we crossed the Missouri River back to...

Thursday, June 27, Pine Ridge, Kirstin Poppen traveling with her mother Kari Poppen Today was a mix of emotions, happy and sad, as it was the day that we left the Dream Center and began our journey back home to Madison. The morning started off with...

Wednesday, June 26 Heather Swartz traveling for the 2nd time with her mom Sherri Swartz Happy 17th birthday Ella! This third day on the Rez was a lot to process, so it's hard to know where to begin. The kids were dropped off at the Dream...

Tuesday, June 25 Pine Ridge Blog by Grace Nemeth traveling with her confirmation leader Diane Cali Today was full of new adventures and challenges. Waking up this morning was more difficult than Monday. The tiredness and ache, inside and out, made for a more quiet and...

Monday, June 24 Pine Ridge Blog – Karen Burkhartzmeyer traveling with her twin daughters Megan and Elise As I write this, the sky west of Wings as Eagles has gone from layers of spectacular pinks and orange to dark purples as the sun sets on another...

Godspeed, Eileen & Dale Join us in giving thanks to Eileen Porter, who has contributed so much to Good Shepherd over the past few years through her service of music to the church and to God. On Sunday, July 7, we will wish Eileen Porter and her...

In late June, Pastor Dara Schuller-Hanson embarked on her first sabbatical, a time where she’ll be able to rest and enrich her relationship with God. Sabbatical is a response to God’s creation, taking a pause, and taking time to be with God....

Thanks to a grant from the Good Shepherd Foundation, this summer we are excited to welcome five high school aged interns to the team! This summer, each intern serve as leaders for Vacation Bible School, as well as assist with church initiatives. The interns range...

Feeding our Faith On Sunday mornings, congregants flood the Madison campus parking lot, eager to get to the week’s worship. Right outside the entrance to greet them is a van and cart, both shrink wrapped to imitate a cartoon cow.  Branded on the side is “The Holy CoW,”...

A Visible Reminder A columbarium houses urns of cremated ashes. As cremations become more common, Good Shepherd Church built a columbarium at our Verona campus in 2014 to provide a peaceful final resting place for members and friends of the church. Many members have already purchased...

From the basement of a parsonage, onward From 1956 on, Good Shepherd has focused on unifying the community. In Good Shepherd's first sermon ever, Pastor J. Clemmons Peterson celebrated the “glorious tomorrow” that the establishment of the church would bring to a community with a bright...