PLTS Seminarian Shares Music and More…

Everyone is invited to an evening of music and conversation on Saturday, March 11 at 6 p.m. with our own Michael Larson and PLTS seminarian, Taylor Hagbo. They’ll also be joined by their mutual friend and musician, Eliot Claasen. This informal event will include wine and appetizers and an opportunity Read More

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Meaningful Movie Series Continues

Join Climate Shepherds Thursday, March 2 as they present Years of Living Dangerously: Season 2 Episode 4: Fueling the Fire. Brazilian model, UN Goodwill Ambassador and actress Gisele Bündchen explores the causes and consequences of rainforest deforestation. Arnold Schwarzenegger looks into the Pentagon’s attempts to go green. He explores how Read More

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Practicing Lent at Home

As Christians, we know and observe the season of Lent as a time of preparation for personal and collective transformation. Having nurtured ourselves through Advent, Christmas and Epiphany, Lent becomes the time to look truthfully at ourselves and make changes. At Good Shepherd we want to help equip you to Read More

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Homebound Ministry Looking for Volunteers

by Chris Stoll Did you know that at any one time at our church there are approximately 10 to 15 members who can no longer attend worship services on a regular basis? Whether it’s due to illness or old age, a temporary or permanent situation, these members can, unfortunately, be Read More

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Theology Uncorked Returns

Jesus: The Revolution of Love Come spend time talking about some of Christianity’s big questions as Theology Uncorked resumes with another Animate Faith discussion. We will meet in Crary Hall on Friday, January 27 at 6:30 p.m. to watch and discuss a short video by Mark Scandrette on the theme, Read More

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Women’s Book Club begins Second Year

The Good Shepherd Women’s Book Club resumes their monthly book discussions on Thursday evening, January 26 at 7. We’ll meet at the home of Suzanne Stillwell, 450 North Street SE, Tumwater. This month we’re reading Letter from Alabama by our friend David L. Workman. We’re excited that Dave will be Read More

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Simon Calcavecchia to Visit Good Shepherd

Join us on Tuesday, January 17 at 12:30 in our Sanctuary for an inspirational presentation by local author, Simon Calcavecchia. The program, sponsored by the Olympia School District, is open to all students, parents, staff and Good   Shepherd members and is appropriate for all ages. After graduating from Capital High Read More

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Toilet Paper Pyramid 2017

January is our month to collect toilet paper for the YWCA Other Bank. Starting on January 1 we’ll build our pyramid in the Narthex, and late in the month, Pastor Amy will bless the rolls before they go out the doors to the YWCA. Last year we reached the ceiling. Read More

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Blessing Your Christmas Tree

Do you have your tree up? Sometimes it feels like there’s a division between our secular Christmas traditions and Christian traditions. A Christmas tree is often a wonderful focal point during this season and blessing the tree can help cross the divide and remind us of the Christian significance of Read More

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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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