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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...

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...