October 2018

On All Saints Day, we celebrate the victory won for all the faithful dead, but we grieve for our beloved dead as well, knowing that God honors our tears. We bring our grief to the table and find there a foretaste of Isaiah’s feast to...

The Chicago Gargoyle Brass and Organ Ensemble (Organist: Jared Stellmacher), the only group of its kind in the Chicago area, will open its 2019–2020 season in Wisconsin with a concert titled “Reformation and the Three B’s” at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 26, at Good...

"Made in America" Concert Series comes to Madison On Friday, November 2, we welcome the 75 member Augustana College Symphonic Orchestra (Rock Island, IL) to Good Shepherd for a concert at 7:00pm (Madison Campus). Through the music of Joan Tower, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor and George Gershwin, the...

Get Connected at Good Shepherd Whether you're brand new to Good Shepherd or just looking for ways to connect, you're invited to our New Member Welcome Dinner. This is an opportunity to connect with pastors, staff, and members of our community, share a little of your...

Helping To Meet Immediate Needs The ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) is a leader in disaster response. Working through our local affiliates and global church partners; we stand ready to respond. Your gifts will help our church meet the immediate needs of those affected by...

From an Idea to a Mission In February, a woman asked about creating a quilting ministry here at Good Shepherd- with the idea that the quilts would go to Lutheran World Relief.  We had an initial meeting- gathering a group of about 15 or so- and...

Mark 9:38-50 is all about how we treat those who belong to Jesus. Jesus’ teaching begins when his disciples observe a person - outside their own group – doing something powerful in Jesus’ name. This person is successful – causing healing for some people previously...