It’s Toilet Paper Time Again!!

For the past several years, we have started out our new year piling up toilet paper in our narthex.  During the month of January, we will again build a pyramid of toilet paper. Our goal is provide The Other Bank with 4,000 rolls. We’ll deliver the toilet paper to the  Read More

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Fear into Joy

by Allison Pate, Faith  Formation & Service Director And [Gabriel] came to [Mary] and said, “Greetings, favored one! The Lord is with you.” But she was much perplexed by his words and pondered what sort of greeting this might be. The angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, Read More

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Gifts For The Child An Epiphany Service

Wednesday, January 10 Meal at 5:45 p.m. – Worship at 6:30 p.m. After the busyness of Christmas, amidst the dark winter days and through the long reaching shadows of tragedy in our world; it is important that we turn to the light of Christ, beckoning us like the North Star. Read More

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Holiday Worship Schedule

Advent 4: “The World Is About to Turn” Sunday, December 24 at 10:00 a.m. in the Sanctuary We will gather in the morning of Christmas Eve to hear the story of the angel Gabriel coming to Mary to foretell Jesus’ birth. This story occurs right before Mary responds with what Read More

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The Long Darkness

Please join us on Sunday, December 20 at 6:00 p.m. for this special service, The Long Darkness. Darkness comes early; dawn comes late in this season of dwindling light. In the midst of the growing darkness we habitually find ourselves scurrying around to liven and lighten things up. But, instead Read More

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Cookie Walk December 17

We need homemade cookies for our annual Cookie Walk to be held on  Sunday, December 17! Cookies are sold by the pound before and between worship services. Cookies may be brought in on Saturday December 16 or on Sunday morning, and left in Crary Hall. Cookies should arrive as early Read More

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Youth and Children’s Christmas Service

We’ve begun working on the Christmas Service, All the Earth is Hopeful, which will take place here on Sunday, December 17 at 11:00 a.m. This service focuses on the hope we have in God’s great gift to us, Jesus. Children and youth take the leadership role in this service. For Read More

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Good Shepherd Generosity

In November a group of individuals interested in world and local concerns met to determine how Good Shepherd’s FY 2018 benevolence funds would be distributed.  After prayer, discernment and discussion the group recommended (and Council approved at their November meeting) that $80,500 be distributed among the following groups: Local and Read More

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Mitten Tree Tradition Continues

The Shirley Tranum Mitten Tree is up in the Narthex where it is serving 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 Read More

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Give Alternative 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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