How do we Help the Homeless?

Recently Good Shepherd formed a Homeless Task Force to help determine our response to homelessness in our community.  The next meeting is slated for November 11 at noon in room 160.  You can also view the inside of the conestoga hut today after the columbarium blessing ceremony. On October 27, Read More

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Performers Wanted for Good Shepherd Christmas Concert

Calling all performers!! We’re going to have a Christmas Concert this year on Friday, December 28 and we need you. If you’re willing to share your talent of playing an instrument, singing, poetry, storytelling, etc. please consider being part of this Christmas Celebration. Contact Amy Sutmiller at sutmillers@comcast.net, get on Read More

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Healing and Moving Forward

During the month of November our Pastors, Council and Bishop Jaech will be leading us in a series of discussions to help in our healing and bring our congregation together. Please plan to join as many of these opportunities as you are able. Childcare is available for all sessions. Wednesday, Read More

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Sacred Movement at Good Shepherd

Since Michael Larson left Good Shepherd earlier this year, he has been working with our Synod developing a new worshiping community, Sacred Movement. Michael’s intention is  to provide an open, accessible space to explore spirituality and the human condition in community. Sacred Movement’s current home is at the Yoga Loft in downtown Read More

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Join Sages’ Trip to Cedar Creek Grist Mill

Sages invite anyone interested to accompany them on a trip to Woodland, WA on Monday, October 8 for a private “working tour” of the nationally historic 1876 Cedar Creek Grist Mill. It is the only water-powered grain-grinding mill in Washington. Everyone is sent home with a bag of freshly ground Read More

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CIELO Day of the Dead Celebration and Fundraiser

Come celebrate the tradition of Day of the Dead and help raise funds for CIELO’s mission of providing hope for immigrants. The event will take place on Saturday, November 3 in the Gathering Place from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. and will wrap up with dancing from 8:30 – 11:00 p.m. Read More

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Task Force on Homelessness

Several members of the congregation are very impassioned about the issue of homelessness in Olympia. As a social justice-oriented congregation and in light of current events downtown and certain interactions at Good Shepherd around homelessness, we would like to help create a task force to explore this congregation’s response to Read More

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Volunteers Needed at CIELO

CIELO is in need of volunteers to be tutors for the Homework Club on Wednesday and Thursday evenings from 6:00-8:00 p.m.  You could volunteer to do just one night or both. Tutors would be working with school age children, 1st-12th graders, while their parents are taking ESL classes.  You do Read More

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Social Statement on Women and Justice

Please join us on Wednesday, September 26 at 5:30 for Theology Uncorked. Our guest will be Rev. Melanie Wallschaeger and the topic will be the ELCA’s proposed Social Statement on Women and Justice. The heart of the “Draft Social Statement on Women and Justice” is expressed in the first nine Read More

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