Author: Communications Team

A note of joyful expectation marks today’s worship. Isaiah announces that the desert shall rejoice and blossom, and Jesus points to the unexpected and transforming signs of God’s reign. We wait with patience for the coming of the Lord, even as we rejoice at his...

At the heart of our Advent preparation stands John the Baptist, who calls us to repent and make a new beginning. As the darkness increases we turn toward the approaching light of Christ. For Christians he is the root of Jesse, the righteous judge who...

The December 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...

Give Thanks Join us in giving thanks and celebrating the abundant blessings of God at our annual Thanksgiving Eve Worship service held on Wednesday, November 27 at 7:00 p.m. at the Madison Campus. Choir, brass, organ, and handbells will combine as we raise our Thanksgiving praise....

Jeremiah’s promise of the execution of “justice and righteousness in the land” finds ironic fulfillment in the execution of Jesus of Nazareth, the King of the Jews. It appears so utterly contradictory that the king should be crucified with the criminal. This victory appears for...

This Sunday we will gather all our gifts together as a faith community to support the Beyond campaign and be attentive to where God is leading Good Shepherd next. Thank you for your prayerful consideration over the past few weeks about your commitment to the future...

We worship on the first day of the week because our Savior was raised on that day. Every Sunday is a little Easter. This Sunday feels more like Easter than many as the appointed texts celebrate the reality of the resurrection. Live it up this...

The November 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...

In holy baptism God makes saints out of sinners. In holy communion God forgives the sins of all the saints. In the assembly today we give thanks for all the saints “who from their labors rest,” who have fought the good fight, who have gained...

Praying Together Sunday November 10th we are asking all of Good Shepherd to join together and hold our Beyond Campaign in prayer. Throughout this day we will pray both by listening deeply to where God is calling our congregation to dream and move, and we will...

Start your Wednesday Off Right All men are invited to the Men's Bible Study which meets every Wednesday beginning at 7:15 a.m. for an hour in the Good Shepherd Room, Madison Campus.  Within a few weeks, the group will use the book "Mere Christianity" by C....

A Story from Kay Simmons As I began thinking about my generosity story, I did what I often do – I looked up the definition of the word. It wasn’t that I didn’t know the dictionary definition of generosity, but I wanted to see the various...

A Story from the Seeland Family Simply put, generosity to me is someone giving more than is usual or expected.  My first memorable experiences of generosity came as a child growing up in a small town in Iowa.  My parents owned a local grocery store, worked...