May 2019

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...

Words are important in our world today. Words like PEACE are important in an age when Language has been weaponized. When we have allowed ourselves to be categorized according to the world’s terms, Not God’s terms… We fight TO be categorized in certain ways… actually… DON’T WE??? We fight to...

Get a sneak preview at what's ahead for this Sunday, May 26, 2019 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Madison and Verona...

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...

Nurturing Seeds There is a non-profit organization in Decorah, Iowa, where I went to college, that collects and catalogs seeds.  They are especially interested in unique varieties and seeds of plants or produce that was thought to be lost.  From the smallest herb seed to the...

The Voice of the Shepherd The fourth Sunday in Easter is considered “Shepherd Sunday” in the Christian Church.  But when Shepherd Sunday gives us a rare story in the Book of Acts (Acts 9:36-43) about a woman who is named in the Bible, this female preacher...

Executive Committee Agenda Monday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. Location: Pr. Chris’ office Time: 7:30 Devotions -  Gerry 7:30 Minutes from March Exec. Meeting - Sara/Andrew 7:35 Financial update -  Wade 7:45 Pr. Chris’s Report - Pr. Chris 7:50 Personnel Committee Items - Gerry 7:55 Capital Campaign Update - Rick 8:25 Special Congregation Meeting Planning -...

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...

What now? Just two weeks ago we sat in this sanctuary and experienced the joy of hearing of the resurrection of Jesus Christ. But what changed in your life after that? Anything? Nothing? Are you still preoccupied with the problems you had before you came into...

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...

53 8th graders who have participated in the AMPED program the past three years will affirm that baptism this Sunday afternoon at the Madison Campus. The service begins at 1 p.m. Doors will open for seating starting at 11:45 a.m. Please join us in welcoming these...