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Thanks to a grant from the Good Shepherd Foundation, this summer we are excited to welcome a new intern to our staff team! Peyton David, a Journalism student from UW-Madison will be serving as a member of the Media & Communications team and assisting with...

Fun fact: The roots of a 300 foot redwood tree are actually quite shallow, reaching only about 5 feet deep.  In order to grow so tall, these trees intertwine roots to support each other. This is: Intentional Mentoring Our Mission Statement:  Mentors interact with school, community, and families in...

The June 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...

What does Shared Leadership look like at Good Shepherd? What does it mean when a church isn't structured like a pyramid - but instead gathers everyone around Jesus? The Shared Vision Task Force has been hard at work to help guide our congregation into a...

Hello from Good Shepherd’s Thrivent Action Team Consultant! Thrivent Action Teams are an exciting and easy way for you to make an impact on your favorite ministries. It's not a gift or a grant. It's seed money, and it's an investment to help get your project...

The May 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...

While most do not think of a church as a corporation, it is one and therefore operates under the requirements of the state and the congregation’s constitution and bylaws. While there are a lot of administrative activities that are not in the constitution or bylaws,...

Marking time through life- changing moments and rituals Hanging right inside the door of my grandfather’s house hung a wall calendar, the kind you get from a bank or agri-center. There were no appointments or meeting times recorded there, just birthdays and tally marks of different colors....

An interview with Kristin Alworth Pastor Joe: Share a little about your current life and where in the past have you been or are you currently involved at Good Shepherd.   Kristin:  I've been a member of GS since moving to Madison 5 (almost 6) years ago. I...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Abiding with God means setting up a house, not stopping in for a quick visit every once in awhile. Modern humanity has dedicated so much time, energy, and money to security so why do we feel less and less safe every day?  We try to gain...