January 2019

This week we jump back into Luke’s gospel (Luke 4:14-21), And hear a story about every seminarian’s worst nightmare… Going back home to preach at the congregation or synagogue you grew up in, Because they know all your baggage...

You are invited to join the Creation Keepers Task Force for a Moon Walk at the U.W. Arboretum on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. Bundle up and join us as trained naturalists will guide our group through the Arboretum’s Winter beauty.  We are praying...

The Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Task Force invites you to an informal discussion over a cup of coffee following worship. RIC Task Force members and a Pastor will be present to listen, answer your questions, discuss shared values and review the Reconciling Works process. We welcome...

Find help and healing for the hurt of separation and divorce Divorce Care is a weekly care and support group for anyone who has been or is going through a divorce, separation or end of a long-term relationship. This 13 week small group involves a DVD series...

Helping our Friends at Orchard Ridge Elementary this Winter Now that winter has finally arrived, Orchard Ridge Elementary’s social worker has requested donations mittens and gloves for children.   Also, check out the “Hand” at each campus.  We have received many requests from teachers and staff which...

The 9th Annual Chili Cook-Off and Pie Auction is coming up on Friday March 8th! We are once again looking for 30 chefs to enter a delicious chili or soup as well as 25 delectable pies to auction off. This is a favorite congregational event with...

Feed My Starving Children MobilePack Event February 21-23,2019 at Verona campus. Hope Starts with Food Feed My Starving Children is dedicated to providing nutritious meals to children worldwide. YOU can help. Join this LOCAL event with a GLOBAL mission. Registration is now open. In just 2 hours...

Jesus has no sense of proportion when it comes to giving himself to us It was only a sign, but those 6 jars of water turned into 150 or more gallons of wine at Jesus’ command (John 2:6). That's an enormous amount!  This first of Jesus’...

Due to severe winter weather in our area, all activities at Good Shepherd have been cancelled for Wednesday, January 23.   1/23 Cancellations/Delays Madison Campus All Activities Cancelled Verona Campus All Activities Cancelled Offsite Events All Activities Cancelled ...

Gradual, Patient & Sometimes Invisible Jesus knew that great results do not always happen as suddenly as a conversion experience on the banks of the Jordan River. Many people have been baptized, or reaffirmed their baptisms, as adults by virtue of having had some amazing experience...

Good Food. Great Cause. Feed your family and kids around the world at the same time! Monday, January 28 from 5:00-10:00 pm at Jason's Deli on Mineral Point Road in Madison. 15% of receipt totals will be donated to the Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event...

A Four Session Study You are invited to participate in “Dialogues On: Sexuality”, a 4 session study led by Pastor Dara Schuller-Hanson and sponsored by the Reconciling in Christ Task Force. Topics will include: "Why talk about gender in church?", "Sex and Marriage" and "Are all...

Receiving the Gift The Christian faith is always being given to us by God as a gift.  God will never take it back nor will God withhold it from any person on this planet. We, however, do not like to be placed in the position of...

The Souper Bowl is BACK! You can Help Tackle Hunger by bringing soup to church for Souper Bowl XVIII on Sunday, February 3.  The “kick off” to Souper Bowl XVIII begins at The Deep on Sunday night, January 27 and continues at AMPED during the week. All...