Christmas Around the Tree

Everyone is welcome to this beloved Good Shepherd tradition. A cozy gathering of readings, song, scripture and stillness. Kids are invited to wear their PJ’s. Everyone is invited to draw…

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Blue Christmas

We’re acknowledging that the holiday season isn’t happy and bright for everyone. There are those in our faith community who have known sorrow, pain and loss this year. And given…

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Art in the Dark

An Evening of Advent Creativity You’re invited to join the Good Shepherd community in creating Art for Advent.  Whether you are an experienced artist or just like to draw stick…

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News Sundays Worship

Livestream Worship | December 6, 2020

John calls people to repent, to clear the decks, to completely reorder their lives so that nothing gets in the way of the Lord’s coming. The reading from Isaiah gives the context for this radical call: the assurance of forgiveness that encourages us to repent; the promise that the coming one will be gentle with the little ones. Isaiah calls us all to be heralds with John, to lift up our voices fearlessly and say, “See, your God is coming!” We say it to one another in worship, in order to say it with our lives in a world in need of justice and peace.

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Advent Jubilee

Helping Families Facing Eviction In ancient Israel, there was the concept of Jubilee where every 50 years people’s debts were forgiven, and slaves were set free. While there is debate…

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News Sundays Worship

Livestream Worship | Sunday, November 29, 2020

Stir up your power, and come! The psalmist’s plea in Psalm 80:2 has become familiar to us in the Advent prayers. Isaiah wants God to rip the heavens open. Both cry out for an apparently distant, angry God to show up, to save, to restore. When we hear Jesus describing the coming of the Son of Man with stars falling from heaven, it can sound dire and horrible, not like anything we would ever hope for. But when we really look at the suffering of people God loves, we can share the hope that God would tear open the heavens and come.

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