Small Groups

Adult Bible Study

Adult Bible Study is offered several days a week at Good Shepherd.  All adults and guests are welcome to attend one of the offered classes.

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Adult Choir

The adult choir is open to any singers of high school age or older.

  • Membership: all singers of high school age or older
  • Performance: Sundays at the 8:30 AM Service
  • Rehearsal: Mondays at 7:30 PM
  • Contact: Thomas Eisnor

Praise Team

All singers and instrumentalists of any skill level are welcome to join the Praise Team on any weekend.

  • Membership: all singers and instrumentalists of any skill level
  • Performance: Sundays at the 10:45 AM Contemporary Praise Service
  • Rehearsal:  Saturday at 9:00 AM, commit one week at a time.  You must make the Saturday rehearsal to play or sing on the following Sunday.
  • Please note: Sometimes space is limited! Let us know you are coming and we will have music and a spot prepared just for you.
  • Contact: Pam Weinelt or call 770-861-2310

Bells of Good Shepherd

Formed over fifteen years ago, the Adult Handbell Choir is a strong group for fun, fellowship and friendship!

  • Membership: open to all adults regardless of experience
  • Performance: 4 to 6 times per year at both services (this includes major church festival occasions)
  • Rehearsal: Mondays from 6:00 to 7:30 PM
  • Contact: Debi Radcliff

Jubilate Ringers

The Jubilate Ringers is an intermediate group of handbell ringers of all ages.

  • Membership: open to all ages with some ability to read music
  • Performance: 4 to 6 times per year at both services (this includes major church festival occasions)
  • Rehearsal: Wednesdays from 6:15 – 7:15 PM 
  • Contact: Thomas Eisnor or Sharon Bost (678-793-8021)

Celebration Ringers

This new group is a beginning handbell group for anyone and everyone who wants to learn to play chimes, ring bells and have fun!

  • Membership: 4th Grade and above
  • Performance: several times per year at both services
  • Rehearsal: Yet to be determined
  • Contact: Thomas Eisnor or Sharon Bost (678-793-8021)

Ladies Night Out

Ladies Night Out is a women’s group which meets monthly at different local establishments to share food, fellowship and fun.

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Men in Mission (MIM)

Men in Mission (MIM) is an ELCA sponsored mission for men.  It provides support and guidance for the men of all ages of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in their walk with Christ and service to His ministry.

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Empty Nesters

The Empty Nesters are an adult fellowship ministry open to singles and couples of all ages; those who are “Empty Nesters”, or would like to be for an Empty Nesters’ event.  While our primary focus is Christian fellowship, we also strive to serve others to support the mission of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.  If you are new to Good Shepherd consider joining us for this festive event.  We are a welcoming group!

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Seniors “God’s Little Achers”

God’s Little Achers invite those old enough to have a few aches and pains to join them as they meet once a month for fellowship and a fun activity.  Many times, transportation is provided.  Join us – all are welcome!

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Needlework Friends

Join us the 2nd Saturday of each month, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. for needlework and fellowship.  Bring your projects, learn something new, teach or help another friend.  Knit, Crochet, Cross-stitch, Embroider, Sew, etc. Refreshments provided.  We meet in the homes of participants.  Call the church  at 770-924-7286 or check the church newsletter for more information.

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Yarn Angels

Yarn Angels typically meets the first Sunday of each month in Room 120 of the Education Building from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Join us any time during the two hours.  No experience is necessary!  Come learn to knit or crochet and help make prayer shawls.  Care and the love of creating have been combined into a prayerful ministry that reaches out to those in need of comfort and solace. Many blessings are knitted into every shawl.  The knitter begins each shawl with prayers for the recipient. Prayer continues throughout the creation of the shawl. When the shawl is completed it is blessed by the pastor before being sent on its way.

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