Memorial Service for Gordon Straw

Saturday, February 9, 2019 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

The family of Gordon Straw invites all who would like to come to his memorial service: we will be celebrating his wonderful and beautiful life together on Saturday, February 9th at the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, 1100 East 55th St. Chicago, Illinois 60615. This was where he worked as a associate professor of Spiritual Formation and what he was most proud of - it was his dream job. The faculty/staff have been more than gracious enough to let us use their chapel space for the service and celebration. There will be a pre-service gathering from 1-3pm and the service will be from 3-5pm with a reception and refreshments afterwards. Please join us.

The 5th Season of Jazz Prayer!

Friday, January 18, 2019 - 7:30pm

While we are still finalizing the song selections, January's theme of Freedom is coming together. You'll meditate on Hephzibah Menuhin: "Freedom means  "choosing your burden", and the song Mercy, Mercy, Mercy by Joe Zawinul. Doors open at 7:10pm for appetizers and conversation. Read more »

Annual Meeting of the Congregation

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

On January 27, 2019, the Good Shepherd congregation will come together for our Annual Meeting of the Congregation immediately following worship.  A light lunch will be provided at the start of the meeting, with nursery care during the meeting. Whether you are member or not - we hope you will join us this year! Read more »

Music Director Search

Are you an experienced church musician or do you know someone who is?

Then take a look at the attached job description! Jonathan Oblander, our gifted music director is moving out of the country opening up the position of Director of Music at Good Shepherd. Jonathan, who held the position for over 5 years, would tell you that this is a great place to work. We know that God has great plans for the future of our music program. Maybe they include you or someone you know.

Worship on the Move

The Randolph Street building is now a fire remediation site. We have moved operations temporarily to the First Baptist Church, 820 Ontario Street, Oak Park. Entrances are directly across from Scoville Park. The sanctuary is on the second floor. We ask that you leave parking directly in front of First Baptist for their congregation, unless you have ability issues. Parking is available in the Public Garage at 720 North Blvd. by the Green line elevated train. Wait at the elevator lobby for a shuttle if needed.

Education Hour at 9am and Worship at 10:30 am.

 

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