Jazz Worship

Sunday, January 12, 2020 - 9:00am

Jazz Director Michael Stryker and his musicians bring the vitality of Jazz Prayer to our Sunday worship on January 12. I'm Beginning to See the Light moves us to praise God in this season of Epiphany. Come and make a holy noise with us at 9am!

Donate to the Rebuild and Modernization

It's official! Floor boards were taken up in the ceremony to start the rebuild and modernization project. Would you like to donate towards the effort? This link will take you to the donation page. 

Jazz Prayer

Friday, January 17 at 7:30 pm

I'm Beginning to See the Light is the theme which will explore the many ways that light changes things. It exposes things that were always present, but not previously seen. It brings an awareness and sharpening of focus. It beckons one towards a radiating hope. Doors open 7:10 with refreshments; music begins at 7:30 p.m. This gathering is designed to be meaningful and comfortable for people who consider themselves "spiritual but not religious” and for people who love jazz music performed well.  All are welcome.

Eat at Lavergne's Building for Mission Event

Thursday, January 16, 2020, 4-10PM

Please join family & friends of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at Lavergne's Tavern in Berwyn on Thursday. January 16, 2020, for a fundraising event. From 4-10pm, 20% of pre-tax food sales will be donated to Good Shepherd's Building Restoration funds. This offer is good on dine-in,carry-out, and app orders, like Uber Eats of GrubHub (just make sure to mention Good Shepherd in the comments section!) Invite friends, family, and neighbors to dine out that evening to benefit our building!

Bring the attached flyer to present with your purchase!  Read more »

First Sunday Schedule

Special Topics with Guest Speakers lead the Adult Bible Study once per month. This is the upcoming schedule:

January 15: Chritianity in the Borderlands - Charity Caldwell, Mainrad Scherer-Emunds & Paul Goyette. Come hear what these people have witnessed on their trips to the US/Mexico border. Learn more about the increasingly inhumane conditions our govenment's policies are creating. Consider how US policies contribute towards putting lives of desperate asylum seekers at risk and what might a Christian response look like.

February: Deaconess Debbie Speer: The Deaconess Association celebrates 100 years.

Women's Retreat

Open Doors: Stepping Out In Faith, January 24-25, 2020

Facing changes in life can be a challenge even when the changes are good. Sometimes it is difficult to take that first step. At this year’s Women’s Retreat, we will be exploring Open Doors—those times and places in our lives that beckon us to step out in faith and move into something new. The retreat takes place on January 25 at Techny Towers Retreat Center in Northbrook. Come Friday night to make it an overnight escape, or join us for just the program portion on Saturday. 

Registration is underway, so be sure to pick up a brochure with registration form today! Questions? Talk to Deaconess Debbie.


Temporary Quarters

The Randolph Street building is now a renovation work 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. Parking is found on the surrounding streets or the Parking Garage on North Blvd, east of Oak Park Ave. Worship at 9:00 am and Education Hour at 10:30am (September through May).



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