Service

Providing Supplies to Start the Year Off Right It is the beginning of a new school year.  Good Shepherd plays a vital role in partnering with Orchard Ridge Elementary School which is located just a few blocks from our Madison campus.  We provide support in a...

Tree Lane Apartments [caption id="attachment_5764" align="alignright" width="300"] Tree Lane Apartments[/caption] As part of Madison’s Housing First Initiative, Tree Lane Apartments located on the far west side of Madison opened 45 apartments to homeless families in mid June 2018. Currently the Apartments house 49 adults and 97 children...

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...

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...

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...

A New Ministry with Orchard Ridge Elementary The children of some very needy ORE families have little to eat on weekends.  The ORE Adopt-a-School Committee is working with ORE staff and our Food Pantry Coordinators to provide weekend food supplies to those families. "Weekend Wellness Wrap"...

Help Make Christmas Eve Worship Possible It takes an incredible team of volunteers to make worship possible each Sunday at Good Shepherd. On Christmas Eve in Madison and Verona there is also a need for many volunteers to help welcome and serve all who attend Good...

Sending Care to Service Members Every year each AMPed confirmation small group conducts a service project to learn about what it means to serve others.  This year one group is in need of your assistance. They are looking to coordinate letters and/or care packages to those family...

On Sunday, November 25 and Sunday, December 2, you are invited to choose gift tag from the Giving Tree Table at either the Verona or Madison Campus to buy a Christmas gift for a child in Dane County through Early Childhood Development.  Gifts are to...

Help brighten a child's Christmas through donations to Shoebox gifts.  Good Shepherd has been a key contributor to Shoebox Gifts for Kids sponsored by New Beginnings Alliance Church and distributed to children of needy families through various neighborhood community centers in the Madison area. Shoeboxes and...

Orchard Ridge Elementary School (ORE) is seeking classroom and tutor volunteers during the school day. If you have an hour or more a week to share, and if you want to read or work on math with a student or help the classroom teacher in...

God is so good! We have seen that through our first growing season at the Good Shepherd Food Pantry Garden! Our garden produced over 1500 lbs. of produce including peas, beans, squash, zucchini, cucumbers, sweet corn, mini watermelons, beets and radishes. We had over 150...

Women please join us on Thursday, November 1, at Verona Campus to hear Marcia Kaisieta, the director of Badger Prairie Needs Network, share about the food pantry in Verona. Marcia will be talking about the current programs as well as the work BPNN is doing...

The 8th Annual Good Shepherd / Orchard Ridge Elementary Trunk or Treat is happening on October 31st from 5:30 to 7:00pm! Kids from our church community and neighborhood are invited to trick or treat in our Madison campus parking lot at 5701 Raymond Rd. Everyone is...