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This year’s Christmas Concert will feature Good Shepherd bands, choirs and duets from Jared Stellmacher and former Good Shepherd Director of Worship & Music, Ben Johnston-Urey. They're teaming up again! The program will include favorites from past concerts and some new soon-to-be favorites. Don’t miss...

Each Sunday we share, in place of our story, a portion of the 40th chapter of Isaiah. The people of Israel knew something about collective weariness. In this chapter Isaiah speaks to them tenderly, hopefully, and expectantly. There are some prompts to help you read this...

Today’s A Weary World Rejoices story comes from Diane Kohrs: Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a town and spend a year there, doing business and making money.” Yet you do not even know what tomorrow will...

Today’s A Weary World Rejoices story comes from Brittany Ballweg: Weariness has taken on new meaning during this time as Brittany and Kyle Ballweg, GS members, watch Kyle’s cousin’s family experience something we hope no one ever has to. Kelsey, who is also a co-worker in...

God Speaks I know most of us aren’t taking any or many road trips in these "Covid" times. But one person’s writing recently reminded of some roadside billboards that were placed along freeways 20 years ago. (“‘If I Was to Speak What Might I Say’ –...

Setting the Table for Christmas As we continue to worship from our kitchen tables, couches, basements, and parking lots, we remember that the Spirit can and does show up regardless of our surroundings or circumstances. Here are some ways to give your “Christmas Around the Tree” or...

Today’s A Weary World Rejoices story comes from Robin Kerl: I would like to start out my devotional with this Bible verse from 2nd Corinthians 4:8-12. It reads “we are hard pressed on every side but not crushed, perplexed but not in despair, persecuted, but not abandoned, stuck down, but...

Today’s A Weary World Rejoices story comes from Sarah Iverson: At least one week of my life for the past 10 years has consisted of an experience something like this. 12 hours riding on a bus, 5 days of leading 50 kids around a city, subsisting...

Today’s A Weary World Rejoices story comes from Kristi Jones: The pandemic has brought weariness. Weariness of methodically planning grocery store trips, of being on Zoom all day, of hearing the news, of worrying about this scary virus with many unknowns. It seems like all of us are pandemic-weary.  Amidst...

Today’s A Weary World Rejoices story comes from Max Seeland: During the past year has anxiety been an emotion anyone has experienced? Does going back to a normal everyday routine sound good? I would venture a guess it would be agreeable to most of us.  But what if the...

Each Sunday we share, in place of our story, a portion of the 40th chapter of Isaiah. The people of Israel knew something about collective weariness. In this chapter Isaiah speaks to them tenderly, hopefully, and expectantly. There are some prompts to help you read this...

Today’s A Weary World Rejoices story comes from Judy Liliensiek: Weariness to joy brings to mind the Bible verse Psalm 30:1-5 “Weeping may tarry for the night but joy comes in morning.” I think of the birth of my children and the time before, during and...

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