Help us Raise the Roof!!

Over the last several months we’ve been talking about our need to replace the Gathering Place roof, repair part of the Sanctuary roof and our need to improve ventilation throughout our building. In August, the Congregation Council approved a plan and budget to accomplish these projects. In September the Gathering Read More

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We Need Strategic Planners

The Congregation Council is seeking four people to serve on a strategic planning committee led by John Masterson. The committee needs members who have one or more of the following attributes: A deep sense of God being at work through the Body of Christ in a particular time and place Read More

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Good Shepherd to Host AIDNW

We’re excited to be welcoming Aid Northwest  to our church on October 15 at 1:30 p.m. for conversation and training regarding the Tacoma detention center. Even if you don’t have time to volunteer on an ongoing basis with AIDNW this is still an invaluable event to better understand how the Read More

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SWWA Women’s Convention October 14

The Southwestern Washington Synodical Women’s Organization Women of the ELCA will hold its annual convention here at The Lutheran Church of The Good Shepherd on Saturday, October 14, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. The theme for the convention is One Body In Christ. How great our sharing of Read More

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How to Support “Days for Girls”

On the first and third Tuesday of each month, a work party assembles in Crary Hall from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. to make items to go into Days for Girls kits. But some items that go into the kits are purchased rather than made. Even if you can’t come Read More

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A Message from Bishop Eaton

“As we journey together through the time God has given us, may God give us the grace of a welcoming heart and an overflowing love for the new neighbors among us” –ELCA social message, “Immigration” (1997). We are saddened today by the end of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Read More

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We’re Celebrating the Season of Creation

by Michael Larson – Worship, Arts and Service Director Most of the church year tells the story of Jesus (Advent to Easter). The Season of Pentecost tells the story of the people of God in the Holy Spirit. Throughout our summer liturgy we considered what it means to be wholehearted Read More

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Faith Formation Fall Kick-off

Here at Good Shepherd we operate on a few different calendars. We’ve got the Church Year, the Calendar Year, the Fiscal Year, and the School Year. And right now, we’re looking at the School Year and saying “Yay! It’s time for Sunday School & Bible Study again!” We want to Read More

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News from our Tutoring Program

The After School Tutoring Program (ASTP) is full! That’s right; we have 30 students enrolled and a waiting list started. It’s been a few years since we’ve been full at the beginning of the year and Assistant Director Rebecca Rogers and I are excited to get started with our students Read More

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Houston has a Problem

2018 ELCA Youth Gathering, June 27-July 1, 2018, in Houston, TX Last week we watched Houston be battered by the rains and flooding of Hurricane Harvey. It has only strengthened our resolve and our call to go to Houston next summer to lend our hands in prayer, service, and love. Registration Read More

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