Congregational Meeting to be held August 26

Looking to the future, the congregation will need to determine what kind of pastor we should call next. Council will be recommending to the congregation to call a redevelopment pastor. A special congregational meeting will be held on August 26 at 10:45 to vote on this recommendation. Congregation members should Read More

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VBS – Rolling River Rampage

You’re invited to an action-packed VBS adventure! Rolling River Rampage invites children on a white-water rafting adventure to experience the ride of a lifetime with God! Along the river, we’ll discover that life with God is an adventure full of wonder and surprise, and that we can trust God to Read More

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Transition Pastor Update and more…

This week the Congregation Council narrowed our list of candidates for transition pastor. We plan to bring on two pastors to fill a bit more than one full-time position. The pastors each have 30 or more years of pastoral leadership. We anticipate that one pastor will work 16 hours a week, Read More

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Time to Shop for School Kits

The back-to-school sales are here (much to teachers’ chagrin) and that means it’s time to start collecting items for Lutheran World Relief (LWR) School Kits. Our goal is to pack 300 School Kits as part of God’s Work, Our Hands Sunday, September 9. To the children who receive our School Read More

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We’re in the news!

  Drive by CIELO’s new home base at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd on any given weeknight and you’ll see a bustle of activity after classes have ended. “If you hang around at night after things are closing up, nobody wants to go home,” says CIELO Board Chair Sherry Sullivan. “They’re talking Read More

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Good Shepherd Annual Picnic, August 19

Sunday, Aug. 19 – Beginning at Noon Pioneer Park, Tumwater We’ve reserved the picnic shelter at Pioneer Park for a day of fun and fellowship. The shelter is adjacent to the volleyball courts and playground. The park has walking trails and ball fields as well as access to the Deschutes Read More

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We Agree with CCO

In Response the Arson at the Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, from Concerned Clergy of Olympia When a faith community is targeted with hate or violence we are all harmed. This is a moment when all faith communities without hesitation stand shoulder to shoulder against hate and against violence and fear. Read More

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Care Team Seeks Helping Hands

Do you have time to share your heart? Do you (or your family) feel called to assist fellow parishioners as a “Helping Hands” volunteer? The Care Team wants to hear from people willing to show care and love to parishioners through small one-time acts of service such as providing a Read More

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Interfaith Pride Service is June 7

Thursday, June 7 at 7 p.m. at Temple Beth Hatfiloh  201 8th Ave SE, Olympia, WA 98501 Concerned Clergy of Olympia (https://olycompassion.org) would like to invite you to celebrate the sacred in all of us during this interfaith Pride service. The service will feature readings and songs that draw upon Read More

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Ask, Search, Knock

Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.  Matthew 7:7-11 First, a big thank you to everyone for their articles included in this report. It’s time consuming to write this stuff, but because of the many articles Read More

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