Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
congregation of the ELCA
Join us for worship in person at 9:30 on Sunday mornings! All are welcome!
Mon. - Thur. 9-4:00
DID YOU KNOW: If you subscribe to our YouTube channel and click the notification button, you get a notification as soon as the service starts? True!
Go to YouTube: Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd- Duluth MN or:
Look in the upper right-hand corner.
Click on the Subscribe button.
Then click on the notification button (it looks like a bell!).
Now you will get notified when the service goes LIVE!
Wednesdays during Lent: March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 Dinner at 5:30pm and Worship at 6:15pm Holden Evening Prayer.
Holy Week: Palm Sunday, April 2 9:30am worship
Maundy Thursday April 6th Worship at 7:00pm
Good Friday April 7th Worship at 7:00pm
Easter Sunday April 9th
Sunrise worship at 6:32AM and Easter worship at 9:30am
LOVE LOCALLY - This year’s Hunger Lenten campaign begins February 26th, 2023. The WELL returns!
The two branch campaign will collect Sunday donations for Second Harvest FOOD Bank. Let the marbles roll!
On Wednesdays, the Lenten Supper donations will be collected to support the SNACKS FOR SCHOOLS campaign.
The bins to collect actual SNACKS (granola bars, fruit snacks, etc) will remain available in the gathering space as ongoing ministry.
The Lenten meals are back. The UFF-DA Crockpot Lenten meals are happening each Wednesday of March. The meal will start our evening out at 5:30 pm with some warm food and then lead us to a service at 6:15 pm, presented by the confirmation youth of the church. Can you help serve? Bring a crockpot of something warm like soup or hotdish or a donation of buttered bread? Sign up HERE to help with the meal! A free will donation will be taken each week at the dinner and all proceeds will go to the Snacks For Schools!
Sunday School Families!
Wednesday Lent Dinners in the Fellowship Hall. It's one less meal for you to think about (and there's always peanut butter and jelly if you have picky eaters like me!) Soup Suppers are every Wednesday in March starting at 5:30 pm.
Sunday, March 5th, I am so excited for Sunday morning - I hope you will be there! During Sunday School, parents can stick around or join a Small Group in the church library. Kids will be divided into two groups: taking turns learning the Bible Story and practicing yoga. During Worship, we will focus on Prayer. There will be special gifts/resources for all Kindergarteners and 2nd Graders, but I think all ages will like the Breathe Stickers we will be passing out, too.
I hope to see you all soon,
Save the Date for this summer’s Day Camp Week: June 26-29!
More information to come!
Hooray for Ushers!! We are getting our usher teams organized for this year. Ushering is a great way to welcome folks as they come on Sunday morning and help make the Sunday morning go smoothly. This is something all ages can do, and is a wonderful thing for a family to do together. We have enough teams that you would only need to serve about once every 2 months. SIGN UP HERE or talk to Debbie Sanders.
CAMP!! Are you planning your Summer 2023?
Get to Camp! Voyageurs Lutheran Ministry is getting ready to host campers, families, canoers, and all guests!
Check out the Summer Schedule! Brochures are in the Gathering Space or online
They are Hiring for summer positions RIGHT NOW!!
The Naming Project Summer Camp Registration for LGBTQ youth is open!
Camp will be July 23 – 28, 2023 at Bay Lake Camp, Deerwood, MN. (developed by ELCA pastors)
The Naming Project Summer Camp is for 13-18 year-olds or those who have completed 7th-12th grades who are of any sexual orientation or gender identity or expression who are interested in discussing and understanding sexuality and gender in terms of their own spiritual journey and are excited to spend time with other teen campers and staff while canoeing, swimming, hiking, singing, doing arts and crafts.
Full information and registration is HERE
Camperships are available to all our youth campers! Please let us know if you will be attending!
Vision Council Mtg. Minutes 2-13-23
Vision Council Minutes for 1-17-23
Mission and Vision
Vision Council Recommendations HERE
Mission Vision Final Report with links HERE
LUTHERAN DISASTER RESPONSE EASTERN EUROPE CRISIS RESPONSE Lutheran Disaster Response is accompanying our companions in Ukraine, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, as well as such ecumenical partners as Lutheran World Federation and Church World Service, in their humanitarian responses to the crisis. These partners provide refugees with immediate support and supplies such as food, blankets, water and hygiene kits. Your gifts designated for “Eastern Europe Crisis Response” will be used entirely (100%) to provide support for people impacted by conflict in the region. Write a check to LCGS and we can send it or give digitally go to www.elca.org/disaster and go to Eastern Europe Crisis
We are located in beautiful Duluth, Minnesota, a few blocks up for the great Lake Superior! You are welcome to join us if you live here or are visiting the North Shore!
At Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd in Duluth, MN, we believe that our purpose is to make disciples of all nations by going, teaching and baptizing. Jesus' Great Commission inspires our Mission Statement:
We are a Community of Christ