7.5.20 Worship - Our Burden is Light

  • This Sunday marks the return of Jazz Worship!
  • Join worship on Facebook or YouTube.   Watch with us LIVE on Facebook at 9:00 a.m.
  • Your donation keeps Good Shepherds' ministries going!
  • Share your prayer requests and more on the YES! Sheet.  

Need Food?

Food Pantries:

  • Beyond Hunger: 848 Lake Street, Oak Park, Wednesday 3:30-6:30; Saturday 9-noon
  • New Life Ministries: 634 N. Austin, Oak Park, Thursday 10-noon
  • Healing Temple: 4941 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, Friday 10 - noon

Oak Park Senior Meals: 708-383-8060

Low Cost Delivery: www.fortyacresfreshmarket.com

Hunger Hotline: 1-800-359-2163

WIC: 855-942-2332, WIC@cedaorg.net

SNAP: abe.illinois.gov, 1-800-843-6154

Time-Lapse Construction Photos

Watch the Construction through a series of 360 photos of each area.

  • Connect here to the Sanctuary and Narthex. Can you see the new first-floor bathroom?
  • Connect here to the Kitchen. Notice the large range-hood to meet code requirements.

Coronavirus Plans

In-Person Worship and all gatherings are canceled until further notice. We are using both Facebook and YouTube for worship services. Links are found on this page. Meetings are by Zoom.  Thanks to Rev. Kerstin Hedlund, Rev. Jeff King, Rev. Reginald Mortha and Rev. Fred Reklau for assisting with pastoral care. We've learned the value of community in these past 19 months. You should have received a letter assigning you to a member grouping. We encourage people in these groups to check in with one another. Read more »

Donate to Building for Mission

A fire in the roof rapidly spread through the attic in September 2018. Smoke and water damage affected every part of the building, furnishings and personal property. The cost of rebuilding, replacing and modernizing the structure and effects is over $3 million.  While insurance covers some costs, more than $1 million is the responsibility of the congregation. We continue to seek funds for the modernization. Would you like to donate towards the effort? This link will take you to the donation page. 

An Independence Day for Our Times

As our country prepares to observe Independence Day, and we hear the insistence on our streets that Black Lives Matter, the words of the prophet Joel ring in our ears: “Yet even now”—says the LORD— “Turn back to Me with all your hearts, And with fasting, weeping, and lamenting.” Even now—the year 2020, 244 years since 1776, 401 years since 1619.  Even now. Read more »

6.28.20 Worship - Cool Water to Parched Lips

  • This Sunday we will celebrate PRIDas a Diversity Forward congregation
  • Join worship on Facebook or YouTube.  Watch with us LIVE on Faceblook at 9:00 a.m. 
  • Your donation keeps Good Shepherd's minstries going!
  • Share your prayer requests and more on the YES! Sheet

6.21.20 Worship - The Cost of Discipleship

  • Join worship on Facebook or YouTube.  Watch with us LIVE on facebook at 9:00 a.m.
  • Click HERE to share your prayer requests and more on the YES! Sheet. 
  • We celebrate Father's Day and the Baptism of Kyle Evan Karnchanaphati
  • Your donation keeps Good Shepherd's minstires going!
  • Congregational meeting is Monday, June 22nd at 7:00 p.m.

6.14.20 Worship - Celebrating our Graduates!

  • Join worship on Facebook or YouTube.  Watch with us LIVE on Facebook at 9:00 a.m.
  • Your donation keeps Good Shepherd's ministries going!
  • Congregational meeting moved to Monday, June 22nd at 7:00 p.m.

6.7.20 Trinity Sunday Worship

  • Join worship on Facebook or Youturbe. Watch party on Facebook at 9am
  • Your donation keeps Good Shepherd's ministries going.
  • Congregational Meeting June 15 at 7:30pm - email the church office for a link. 

5.31.20 Worship: Pentecost

  • Worship with us on Facebook or YouTube. Watch party at 9am on Facebook.
  • Make a donation using Paypal

5.24.2020 Worship: Prayer for Us

5.17.20 Worship - Not an Orphan

  • Worship on Facebook and YouTube, Watch Party at 9am Sunday
  • Preacher is Rev. Kerstin Hedlund
  • Make an offering using Paypal
  • May 27 Fundraiser: Order dinner from Eastgate Cafe

5.10.20 Worship: Kinship Sunday

5.3.2020 Worship: The Lord is My Shepherd

4.19.20 We are All Thomas

  • Watch Worship on Facebook or YouTube - watch parties at 9am on Sunday - or on your own later 
  • Preacher Bishop Yehiel Curry
  • Give an offering 
  • Want to be a part of worship or want to include a prayer for next Sunday- contact Pastor Kathy


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