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 Welcome to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

 Welcome Home to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church of Tacoma, Washington is an association member of Concordia Lutheran School and Mount Rainier Lutheran High School.  We belong to the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod and enjoy a rich history in Christ with the community beginning in 1950 when Good Shepherd Lutheran Church was first founded as Concordia Lutheran Mission.

 We are a Christian Family Church actively seeking New Members
  as we currently provide One Sunday Service & Bible Classes:
  9:00 AM Morning Service,
10:30 AM Sunday School and Adult Bible Classes.

**NOTE: We are now holding One Sunday Service Only starting at 9:00 a.m., followed by Sunday School and Bible Classes.
Please mark your calendar about this important time change.

All are invited to hear and discuss our Lord's teachings.


A Message from Pastor Toby Joeckel:

" Hello!  What a great welcome I had as we began our time together in this interim period.
I am excited to be here and already I see potential!  The first step in the interim period
is getting to know each of you!  I look forward in doing ministry
Please Visit the STAFF Page for More Information.


  •  IMPORTANT: Change to Sunday Single Service:
    *We have now switched to only One Sunday Service @ 9:00am instead of two followed by Bible Study and Sunday School @ 10:30am.
    Please mark your calendars to reflect this important change!
  •  Advent Midweek Evening Services:
    We will combine with Grace Lutheran for the Wednesday evening Advent Services, which will begin with a Soup Supper at 6 pm, followed by the Worship Service at 7 pm. Please join us!
    December 6th, December 13th, and December 20th.
  •  Holiday Services Schedule:
    Christmas Eve:
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church: 9 am and 5 pm in the Sanctuary.
    Grace Lutheran Church: 10:45 am and 7 pm in the Chapel.

    Christmas Day:
    Good Shepherd Lutheran Church: No Service.
    Grace Lutheran Church: 10 am in the Chapel.

        New Year’s Eve:
 Good Shepherd Lutheran Church: 9 am in the Sanctuary.
        Grace Lutheran Church: 10:45 am in the Chapel.

  •  Voters Meeting:
    Our congregation will hold its annual Voters Meeting on Sunday, December 10th following Sunday School / Bible Class, which will be approximately 12 pm (noon). A lunch of Sandwiches and Chips will be provided. OUR FUTURE IS AT STAKE…PLAN TO ATTEND!
  •  Available NOW...NEW CLEAR Digital Online Audio Sermons!
    We have launched a program to provide you audio access to Sunday and Holiday Bible Readings and Sermons! Beginning with the October 8, 2017 Service, we are recording with our New Digital Audio Board that greatly increases the clarity of our recording...

    Never miss another Great Sermon! 

    Share the Word with Family & Friends!

    Listen, Relive, and Reflect on God's Holy Word.
    Ready to Listen? CLICK HERE!


  •  New Pastor Search:
    Our church is currently in the process of finding a new Pastor.
    Until then, Worship Services will be conducted with invited guests
    and our Intentional Interim Pastor Toby Joeckel.
  • Miss a Service? You can listen to it on our Audio Sermons page!
  •  Men's Bible Studies:
    We meet TWICE per month on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays @ 8:00 a.m.

      * Saturday December 2nd will be Coffee & Bible Study.

          * Saturday December 16th will be Breakfast & Bible Study.

          Please Plan to Attend this Great Men's Fellowship!

  •  Lunch Bunch News:

     The Lunch Bunch meets on the second Thursday of the month at 11:30 a.m.
  • December is our annual gift exchange. Please bring a gift to exchange. If you attend as a couple, bring two (2 gifts). Please limit any cost from $5 to $10 (no white elephants). We will decide our future at this time. Please join us on December 14th at 11:30 am in the Fellowship Hall for the Gift Exchange and a shared Pot Blessing Lunch
  •  Women in Mission / Women's Ministry:
    Tuesdays: Bible Study @ 9:15 a.m., Quilting @ 10 a.m.,
    **No Bible Study or Quilting: December 26 or January 2nd.
    Mites: Sunday December 10th.
    Seafarers Auxiliary, No Meetings in December.
  •  Operation Thanks-Giving, FREE Hot Meal:
    Every Tuesday Night @ 6 p.m.
    It's a Great Time to Come and Share! Volunteers are Always Needed & Welcome. Many times, Free clothing is available!

    Celebrating over 32 years of Community Service, this program began in 1985 and is funded entirely by gleaning and donations.
  •  Preschool Board: meets Wed., Dec. 27th @ 6 p.m.
  •  Evangelism Board: meets Wed., Dec. 27th @ 7 p.m.
    Please contact Darleen Schertzer for prayers and praises.
    Phone (253) 471-9312 or
  •  Grace Lutheran Church with Pastor James Matthews are holding
    their regular Sunday Service in our Annex @ 10:30 a.m. unless he
    is holding combined Services in our main chapel.




 Want to add something to this list? Contact Valerie @ 253-473-4848


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Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Little Lambs Preschool

140 East 56th St.

Tacoma, WA 98404
Phone 253-473-4848

One Sunday Service
Starts @ 9am

Today is:


Rev. Toby Joeckel
Rev. Toby Joeckel, Interim Pastor


Bonnie Jean Huset, Preschool Director & Teacher  Bonnie Jean Huset, Preschool Director


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