Surprised by Joy! Christmas Eve Worship

Slow down … and be surprised by joy this Christmas Eve! We offer a Christmas experience filled with peace and love that will touch and open the hearts of everyone. Join us! Christmas Eve Family Service* 4:00 p.m. Participate in the traditions of Christmas carols, the Nativity story, Holy Communion, Read More

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Coming Together in Advent

Gathering as a people, we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus. In the weeks of Advent, the Christian people come together to practice waiting. It’s a busy time of year, so it may not seem necessary to add something else to our calendars. The waiting of Advent is, at Read More

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Come to the Yum!!

The Christmas Cookie Walk will be held on Sunday, December 16 after worship during the coffee fellowship hour in Crary Hall. If you are making Christmas cookies, please bake an extra batch for the Cookie Walk. Cookies are $5 a pound. Select your own variety of cookies, and weigh and Read More

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Give Alernative Giving a Try!

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 giving an ELCA Read More

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Children and Youth Lead Worship

Once again, the Good Shepherd Children and Youth will lead worship on Sunday Morning, December 16 at 9:00 a.m. Join us for this beautiful Good Shepherd tradition! We will rehearse during the Education Hour on December 2 and  9. We will have a Saturday rehearsal followed by a birthday party Read More

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Shirley Tranum Mitten Tree Tradition Continues

The Shirley Tranum Mitten Tree is up in the Narthex where it serves as a collection spot for gifts we give each year to kids in need at local schools. On the tree you will find paper ornaments that double as gift tags. Each tag has a written description of Read More

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Zonta’s 16 Days of Activism

The Zonta Club of South Puget Sound (ZSPS) is sponsoring a series of events as part of the UN’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. This occurs each year from November 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) and runs through December 10 (International Human Rights Read More

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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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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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