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    Put These on Your Shopping List

    ELCA Good Gifts Did you know that the average American spends more than $700 on Christmas gifts each year? Are you looking for the perfect gift for someone special? Do you want to give a gift with meaning that makes an impact on this world and brings true joy? Consider Read More

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    Advent and Christmas Worship Schedule

    As Christians, we know and celebrate the seasons of Advent and Christmas. The season of Advent is a time to prepare, reflect and acknowledge our gift of salvation through Jesus. At Good Shepherd we want to help equip you to make the most of Advent. We have done this by curating a Read More

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    Statement from ELCA Presiding Bishop Eaton on Standing Rock

    When we come together for worship, we often begin with confession and forgiveness using these words: “We confess that we are captive to sin and cannot free ourselves.” Lutherans acknowledge that this is a broken world and, as part of it, even our best wisdom and efforts fall short. Very Read More

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    Good Shepherd Affirms Olympia Charter for Compassion

    Over the last several month a group of pastors, at the request of Interfaith Works, drafted an Olympia Charter for Compassion. The charter is a call to the entire community to work diligently at being compassionate and inclusive of the most vulnerable in our midst. It has been signed by Read More

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    As a congregation, Good Shepherd generally does not endorse candidates or ballot initiatives. However, as an Advocating Congregation and an active member of Faith Action Network (FAN), we are sharing FAN’s 2016 Ballot Initiatve Guide. It is intended to offer some background information about the five ballot initiatives on which Read More