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Godspeed, Eileen & Dale Join us in giving thanks to Eileen Porter, who has contributed so much to Good Shepherd over the past few years through her service of music to the church and to God. On Sunday, July 7, we will wish Eileen Porter and her...

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In late June, Pastor Dara Schuller-Hanson embarked on her first sabbatical, a time where she’ll be able to rest and enrich her relationship with God. Sabbatical is a response to God’s creation, taking a pause, and taking time to be with God....

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Thanks to a grant from the Good Shepherd Foundation, this summer we are excited to welcome five high school aged interns to the team! This summer, each intern serve as leaders for Vacation Bible School, as well as assist with church initiatives. The interns range...

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Feeding our Faith On Sunday mornings, congregants flood the Madison campus parking lot, eager to get to the week’s worship. Right outside the entrance to greet them is a van and cart, both shrink wrapped to imitate a cartoon cow.  Branded on the side is “The Holy CoW,”...

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A Visible Reminder A columbarium houses urns of cremated ashes. As cremations become more common, Good Shepherd Church built a columbarium at our Verona campus in 2014 to provide a peaceful final resting place for members and friends of the church. Many members have already purchased...

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From the basement of a parsonage, onward From 1956 on, Good Shepherd has focused on unifying the community. In Good Shepherd's first sermon ever, Pastor J. Clemmons Peterson celebrated the “glorious tomorrow” that the establishment of the church would bring to a community with a bright...

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Thanks to a grant from the Good Shepherd Foundation, this summer we are excited to welcome a new intern to our staff team! Peyton David, a Journalism student from UW-Madison will be serving as a member of the Media & Communications team and assisting with...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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While most do not think of a church as a corporation, it is one and therefore operates under the requirements of the state and the congregation’s constitution and bylaws. While there are a lot of administrative activities that are not in the constitution or bylaws,...

Mission Moments, News

Marking time through life- changing moments and rituals Hanging right inside the door of my grandfather’s house hung a wall calendar, the kind you get from a bank or agri-center. There were no appointments or meeting times recorded there, just birthdays and tally marks of different colors....