March 2021

This week, the center of the church’s year, is one of striking contrasts: Jesus rides into Jerusalem surrounded by shouts of glory, only to be left alone to die on the cross, abandoned by even his closest friends. ...

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Dear siblings in Christ, I am thrilled to announce the Good Shepherd Executive Committee, acting on recommendations from the COVID-19 Task Force, has authorized a return to in-person worship starting outside Easter Sunday, and inside a week later! One year ago, we made the decision to move...

Although Lent is rightly seen more often as a time for individual practices of repentance, prayer and fasting; Lent can also be seen as a time for the deepening of community....

The Sunday readings for Lent 4, year B include the visit of Nicodemus to Jesus at night. Though he is a leader in the community, his interest in Jesus pushes him to the outside of his own group and to the edges of Jesus’ followers....

Although Lent is rightly seen more often as a time for individual practices of repentance, prayer and fasting; Lent can also be seen as a time for the deepening of community. ...

Listen to Rick Thomas as he describes some of the community outreach plans for 2021. Good Shepherd is blessed to have such a giving congregation that is always willing to volunteer at our community events. Thank you to all of those who are so willing to...

To watch and listen to Pr. Sheryl's sermon, please click here. In the Room If you were to listen to the first chapter of Mark’s gospel read aloud, what might strike you is the description of the ever-growing crowds that surround Jesus as his ministry really begins...

The Sunday readings for Lent 3, year B center us in the ten commandments, which serve, among other things, as a way of living in community with our neighbor. ...

Throughout Lent at Good Shepherd, we remember that we are created for community. In times of face-to-face and virtual togetherness, we are created for connection with one another. But what type of community are we created for? I had just started contributing to a new project...

The Church Community This past Tuesday a group of about 25 church members met up at the UW Arboretum and went for a walk together to enjoy God’s beautiful creation. The hour-long walk was a joyful one as people chatted, caught up and met one another....

Join us Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p.m. for live worship streamed on our Website, Facebook and YouTube channels. Let us worship into and through this season together. However you find yourself, you are welcome!...

The March 2021 issue of Good Shepherd's monthly newsletter "The Messenger" is now available to read online. Print copies have also been mailed out and should be arriving soon. ...