Welcome Home to Good Shepherd
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 provide Two Sunday Services & Bible
8:00 AM Morning Service,
9:30 AM Sunday School and Adult Bible Classes,
10:45 AM Late Morning Service,
All are invited to hear and discuss our Lord's
Dr. Paul Maier Seminar:
“MARTIN LUTHER AND THE REFORMATION”
Saturday, May 20, 2017….9:00 a.m. – 3:30
Pre-register: $15 per person, (includes lunch)
At the Door: $20 per person, (includes lunch)
Reserve your seat soon! Call the church office @
or sign up on the bulletin board in the
CLICK HERE for a Registration
NOW...Online Audio Sermons!
We have launched a NEW program to provide you
audio access to Sunday and Holiday Bible Readings and Sermons! Never miss
another Great Sermon! Share the Word with Family & Friends.
Listen, Relive, and Reflect on God's Holy Word.
Ready to Listen? CLICK
- New Pastor
Our church is currently in the process of finding a new Pastor.
The Call Commitee Nominations are now closed.
Thank you everyone for your nominations!
Until then, Worship Services will be conducted with Visitation Pastors and
invited guests on a rotating schedule: (Click to
April 2: Pastor Brad Varvil:
Pastor James Matthews (joint with Grace) "Palm
James Matthews: "Maundy Thursday"
James Matthews: "Good
Pastor David Schmidt "EASTER
April 23: Pastor Bob
Bankin "Out of the Darkness into the
Pastor Daniel Gerken
Miss a Service? You can listen to it on our
- 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. (see
- Men's Bible
Normally we meet TWICE per month on the 1st & 3rd Saturdays @ 8:00
However, due to scheduling
conflicts we will meet only
on Saturday, May 13th @ 8 a.m. and will discuss,
"Judah’s Rock Bottom (2 Kings
1st & 3rd Saturday Meetings will return in June
Saturday June 2 will be Coffee & Bible
* Saturday Jun
16 will be Breakfast & Bible Study.
to Attend this great Men's Fellowship!
the Lutheran Confessions:
This group meets to read and explore
the Lutheran Confessions as contained in the Book of Concord.
Meetings are on the 1st & 3rd Thursdays of each
(May 4th &
May 18th) 7:00-8:30
We meet in the chapel in the annex of Good
- Women in Mission / Women's
Tuesdays: Bible Study @ 9:15 a.m., Quilting @ 10
Mites, Sunday, May 14th.
Seafarers Auxiliary Potlock Lunch, Tuesday, 12 Noon, May 30th.
LWML WA-AK District Retreat, "Called to Be",
Sept. 29 - Oct. 1, 2017 in Gig Harbor, WA. Please
Plan to Attend!
Talk to Jane Oberg for more details!
- Operation Thanks-Giving, FREE Hot
Every Tuesday Night @ 6 p.m.
a Great Time to Come and Share! Volunteers are Always 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 Wednesday, May 24 @ 6
- Evangelism Board:
meets Wednesday, May 24 @ 7
- PRAYER CHAIN:
Please contact Darleen Schertzer for prayers and
Phone (253) 471-9312 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- COORDINATOR FOR CRAFT GUILD AND
HOLIDAY FAIRE NEEDED:
If you are interested in this volunteer position, Please call the
office @ (253) 473-4848. Thank
BIBLE SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS NEEDED:
If you are interested please
notify the office or talk to Melissa Varvil as soon as
- Pastor Daniel
Gerken has now retired, giving his last Sermon
Sunday, January 29th, 2017 after 40 years in
the ministry, 20 years here at Good Shepherd. Along with his wife Ruth,
they have faithfully served the Lord, our congregation & our
community. Their kind, thought provoking leadership will truly
be missed! Please take a moment to reflect on your relationship with them
both and contact them with your best wishes for their
Here for more Info.
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