Exodus - Walking with God towards the Promise

Dive more deeply into the story of the Israelite tribe as they flee the oppression of the Pharaoh, cross the Red Sea and learn to follow God in their walk to the promised land.  The book of the Exodus has spurred the imagination of spiritual people on their journey through difficult terrain, whether physical or social. It resonates with our year-long journey away from the fire and towards a new way of doing ministry in a renovated and modernized building. Read more »

Wednesdays during Lent

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 - 7:30am - Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 6:30pm

ASH WEDNESDAY, March 6: 7:30PM - 8:30PM Worship Service in the Sanctuary with the imposition of ashes and communion

DINNER 6:30pm - 7:30pm: Simple supper  in the first floor Dining Room for everyone

HOLDEN EVENING PRAYER, March 13 - April 10, 7:30pm: Quiet Spiritual Worship in the first floor Chancel

 

BRRM Update - February

FEBRUARY 2019 REPORT

BUILDING PLANS

Nevin Hedlund is working with several other firms to create the mechanical drawings that are needed to create an RFP and bids from contractors. He expects to be completed by the end of February so that the bidding process can move forward. The cost for this service is estimated at $61,950. Plans for the addition have been submitted to the Historic Commission for approval. Pastor Kathy joined Nevin at the meeting to justify choices made.

Mark Ledogar has a plan for determining answers regarding the sanctuary space. He has spoken with a Sound Engineer (Talaske) and a Liturgical Consultant. Focus groups will help make a recommendation regarding the organ and sanctuary seating. Read more »

Listen to the Women!

Friday, March 15, 2019 - 7:30pm

In March we hear Jazz and prayers from female composers and writers. You might hear Esperanza Spalding's Ain't Nothing but the Soul or a piece from Anne Lemott.  Doors open at 7:10pm for appetizers and conversation. Music begins at 7:30pm.  This non-denominational event creates an opportunity for reflection and meditation in an ambiance of quality live jazz music.  Here are a few samples of what you'll hear: sample 1, sample 2. Read more »

Temporary Quarters

The Randolph Street building is now 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. Education Hour at 9am and Worship at 10:30 am.

 

ABOUT OUR CHURCH

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Good Shepherd is a congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
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Good Shepherd is also a "Reconciling in Christ" congregation.


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