Guatemala partnership renewed

hello friends! Recently, a group of 4 Good Shepherd folks went to Guatemala to meet the new leadership in the Methodist church there. Our goals were to reconnect and renew our ministry partnership, and to see what the next 4 years might bring. There are many...

easter at good shepherd

hey friends! I’m so thrilled to be spending Easter with you this weekend, and it all starts tonight! Tonight we remember the Last Supper that Christ had with his disciples, the first communion, and his arrest by the Roman authorities. Join us at the Platte...

looking to connect?

hey friends! One of the most familiar phrases in church life from somebody who is newer to the church, or somebody who is looking to grow in their faith is “I’m having trouble connecting. Can you help me?” The reason behind this phrase is as...

talking about race is difficult

hey friends – This weekend we begin a two- week worship series about race. These next two weeks we’ll experience different reminders that we haven’t arrived in a post-racial society yet, and that all of us of every color have work to do to understand...

2016 – an amazing year of ministry

hey friends!  As 2016 winds down to a close, I can’t help but reflect on how amazing it was! Before we look forward to the promise of a new year, let’s look back and give thanks to God for all the blessings, we’ve experienced this year! Here are just...

christmas eve!!!

Here we are, at one of most sentimental times of the year. We’ve arrived at the celebration of the birth of Jesus!  Please join us at one of our Christmas celebrations: Christmas for kids:  Friday, 7 pm, at North Oak – dramatic retelling of the story with...