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  • VBS – Welcome to Hero Central!

    Dates: Aug.7-11 from 9 a.m. to noon. You’re invited to soar with us at Hero Central Vacation Bible School! We’ll go on awesome adventures alongside some of our favorite Bible heroes and discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God. Hero Central VBS features epic music, spectacular science, crafty Read More

  • Local Author Ned Hayes to Discuss The Eagle Tree at Good Shepherd

    Save the Date for Our Book Swap Brunch Good Shepherd’s Women’s Book Club invites everyone to Brunch on Saturday, June 24 beginning at 10:00 for a conversation with local author, Ned Hays. We’ll be discussing Ned’s bestselling book, The Eagle Tree. Set in Olympia, “Tree” is told from the perspective of 14-year-old Read More

  • Are We Really the Mother of Exiles?

    ….Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand a mighty woman with a torch, whose flame is the imprisoned lightning, and her name MOTHER OF EXILES. From her beacon-hand glows world-wide welcome….”Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming Read More

  • Welcoming Today’s Refugees

    The Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd and the Olympia Unitarian Universalist Congregation are excited to host John Forseth, Program Director for Refugee Resettlement and Placement for Lutheran Community Services  on Sunday, April 30 from 1-3 p.m at Good Shepherd. We’ll be learning about the many heartwarming and rewarding volunteer Read More

  • Donate your Jeans to the Koinonia Quilters

    Do you have blue jeans in your closet that you no longer wear? Why not put them back into circulation where they can be used and appreciated? Rosie Macs, one of our Koinonia Quilters, is making a rag quilt out of (repurposed) blue jeans to donate to Community Youth Services Read More