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Adapting to Connect We continue to move through this time of seismic shifts and changes in our life together and our world. Please know that your church is here for you! We have been making good use of technology to meet with each other, to stay...

We all want to serve, to help, to be of use to others in this time.  The “rules of engagement” have changed but our desire to live out the teachings of Jesus are still alive.  As other institutions, clubs, and initiatives take root and find their way...

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A New Old-Fashioned Way to Connect on Sundays Thanks to new technology, we are going to try a new way to connect as a congregation following online worship services. A link will be shared over e-mail that will allow all Good Shepherd member to visit a...

 “Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord; Lord, hear my voice!”  (Psalms 130:1)  Many of us grew up where Minnesota or Wisconsin “nice” was expected, particularly in the church and with God. The psalmists weren’t from Midwest USA. They cried out to God in their...

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Timely Reading Today we read another long gospel story like the ones we’ve read the last several weeks. As a mainline Christian church, we read these gospel stories in a pre-assigned 3-year cycle. What has surprised me about the last couple weeks of Bible gospel readings,...

A Pastoral Note from Pastor Chris Enstad Dear friends, Many people have made use of our online worship offerings over these past two weeks and are giving us helpful hints and critiques to make online worship even better the deeper into this time we go.  Thank you...

The New Normal The reality of this new “normal” has begun to sink in for most of us. Many of our members are experiencing job loss, health concerns, and grief of all shapes and all sizes. If there is some way we can be of comfort...

We are the church together Do you remember that children’s rhyme- here is the church, here is the steeple, open the doors and see all the people? While cute and catchy, it is not really accurate because we know the church is not a building. The...