Welcome to Fall!

On behalf of Good Shepherd staff and volunteers, thank you for exploring ways to get connected with this community. We are excited to offer a wide range of activities and experiences for people of all ages.
We’ll see you around church!

Worship Together In-Person & Online

9:00 a.m. | Madison Campus

You're invited to the intersection of
Whitney Way and Raymond Road for a morning of worship with traditional Lutheran textures and rhythms.


10:00 a.m. | Verona Campus

Head down County Highway PD in Verona for morning Worship featuring modern expressions of praise and prayer anchored by foundational traditions.


6:00 p.m. | Verona Campus

A worship service with evening rhythms for song, prayer, reflection rooted in ancient practices and present-day cares & concerns.

Worship Together

All Good Shepherd worship services are available as a livestream or replay

Adult Faith Formation

Conversation Sundays

Returning this November
Ryan Panzer
Madison & Verona Campus

Keep the conversation going beyond Sunday. This Fall the topic is servant leadership.


Small Group Bible Studies

Various Times & Dates
Connect with a Pastor
Various Locations

There are many opportunities to engage in weekly Bible study meetings – explore them all by clicking here!


Tables of Eight

Register by September 30
Sarah Iverson
Homes of Good Shepherd Members

A dinner group fellowship opportunity for all ages
and stages that meets for six dinners over a year.


The Chosen | Season 2

Mondays at 6:30 p.m. Starting October 2
Eric Holmer
Madison Campus

Gather with a group at Good Shepherd or watch at home as we encounter the Gospel in a new medium.

Click Here for Full Episode Schedule & Links


The Gathering

First Tuesday of the Month at 10 a.m.
Pastor Sheryl Erickson
Peterson Hall at Madison Campus

Open to all ages – think of this brunch as an extension of Sunday morning fellowship!

Growing in Faith Together

Discover more ways to grow as a disciple at Good Shepherd

Musical Opportunities

Good Shepherd Choir

Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Jared Stellmacher
Madison Campus

All are welcome! We work together to develop a unity-- musically and spiritually-- that enables us to share God’s love through music on Sundays at 9 a.m.



Wednesdays at 6 p.m.
Jared Stellmacher
Madison Campus

Proclaiming the joy and artistry of handbell ringing in worship throughout the year. All are welcome!


Verona Worship Bands

Thursdays 7 p.m. (10), Sundays 4 p.m. (6)
Tracy Dahl (10), Greg Bartels (6)
Verona Campus

These bands lead worship each week at Verona Campus in a wide range of styles and settings.


Children's Music

Sundays after Worship
Matt Skibo
Madison & Verona Campus

For children 1st – 5th grade this group offers a warm and welcoming environment for kids to explore their musical gifts and share them in worship.



Wednesdays at 5:15 p.m.
Matt Skibo
Verona Campus

A space for 6th – 8th graders to continue their musical growth in a relaxed and fun setting.

Sing to the Lord a New Song

There are even more ways to be a part of music & arts at Good Shepherd

Children's Ministry

Birth - 3 Playgroup

Tuesdays, 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
Emily Gold
Verona Campus

Enjoy group story time, rhymes, songs and time
for caregivers and babies to socialize!


Family Friday Dinners

October 6 from 5-7 p.m.
Emily Gold
Verona Campus

Fall crafts and a Holy COW Dinner for families with kids elementary aged and younger.


Church School

Sundays at 9, 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Joanne Zastrow
Madison & Verona Campus

Church school is offered for kids aged 3 through fifth grade. Explore the Bible and grow in faith together.


Baptism Class

September 28 at 6 p.m.
Emily Gold

Learn alongside others about the sacrament of baptism and how we welcome into God’s family.


First Communion

February 27 at 6 p.m.
Joanne Zastrow
Madison & Verona Campus

Communion is open to all. Instruction offered during Lent for kids Kindergarten-5th grade.

Taking the First Steps of Faith

Find out all the ways for your child to grow in faith at Good Shepherd

Youth Ministry

Amped Confirmation

Wednesdays from 6-8 p.m.
Sarah Iverson
Verona Campus

A relationship-based confirmation program for 6th through 8th graders that provides a space for students to explore their faith and living it out in daily life.


High School Youth Group

2nd and 4th Sundays at 7 p.m.
Sarah Iverson
Verona Campus Youth Room

Activity, conversation, renewal, and rest with a fun community of folks working on keeping a holy pause in their busy lives.


ELCA Youth Gathering

July 16-20, 2024
Sarah Iverson
New Orleans, LA

Good Shepherd High Schoolers will make their way south to join thousands of other teens at the national ELCA Youth Gathering  - the first since 2018.


Fundraiser Night at Pizza Ranch

October 16, 4-8 p.m.
Sarah Iverson
Verona Pizza Ranch

Stop by Pizza Ranch in Verona and enjoy a meal while raising funds for youth to attend the ELCA Gathering!


Keeping the Connection

Various Events
Kimberly King
Madison & Verona Campus

Every college student loves a good care package!
Help create materials to send to Good Shepherd students on campuses across the country to share Christ’s love.

Building a Lifelong Foundation

Find out more ways for teens to grow as disciples at Good Shepherd

Ways to Serve

Trunk or Treat

October 28 (M) / October 29 (V)
Pastor Dara Schuller-Hanson
Madison & Verona Campus Parking Lots

Decorate your trunk and share some treats as we welcome neighbors to a celebration in the parking lot.


Fall Cleanup Day

November 4, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Brent Marshall
Madison & Verona Campus

A day to cleanup Good Shepherd's campuses in Madison and Verona. Come for as long as you can with cleanup equipment.


Food Pantry

Thursdays 10 am - 12 pm, 5:30-7 p.m.
Rick Thomas
Madison Campus

Help serve clients at the food pantry. There are many roles needed and your help ensures all people have access to healthy and fresh food.


Clothes Closet

Thursdays from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Rick Thomas
Madison Campus

Help shoppers at the Clothes Closet or assist with organizing donated items for kids in the neighborhood.


Thunderbolt Car Show

October 1 from 1-3 p.m.
Pastor Chris Enstad
Verona Campus

Welcome the community to Verona campus for an afternoon of classic cars and a shared meal.


Social Action Committee

2nd Wednesdays of Each Month
Kristi Jones
Location Varies

Be a part of a committee exploring how to best use our resources to be a blessing to the community around us.


Serve on Sundays

Sundays at 9, 10 a.m. & 6 p.m.
Ronda Beggs
Madison & Verona Campus

Help make worship possible! There are many roles and ways to serve on Sundays. Share your gifts!

Serving our Neighbors

Find out more ways to use your gifts to be a blessing

Breaking Through