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The Sunday services always renew the spirit in me. The members of Good Shepherd are giving and friendly.

Welcome to Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Woodstock, Georgia, we are glad you are interested in finding out more about the life of our church. We have many opportunities to worship, learn, serve and connect!  If you are visiting for the first time, please see our Visiting Page with answers to our most frequently asked questions.

  • Worship – Worship is central to our life together. We offer traditional worship services at 8:30 a.m. and praise worship services  at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday mornings.
  • Children & Youth – We offer a variety of activities to promote lifelong learning and experiencing God’s presence in multiple ways for children and youth.  Sunday School is offered at 9:45 a.m.
  • Outreach Opportunities – Serving in the church and community helps us to grow spiritually and we all have gifts to offer. At Good Shepherd we offer plenty of service opportunities within our community to share these talents with those in need.
  • Community – We connect through classes, groups and events to deepen our relationships with one another and to create new friendships.

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Lent 2020

During Ash Wednesday we were invited to spend the season of Lent in “self-examination and repentance, prayer and fasting, sacrificial giving and works of love – strengthened by the gifts of word and sacrament.”  (Sundays and Seasons)  To help us achieve those worthy goals, we will gather for weekly worship each Wednesday (12 noon and 7:30 pm).  Our theme for our Wednesday services will be “GO FORTH”, based on the Ash Wednesday Dismissal.

Come 45 minutes early to all the Wednesday Lenten services and visit with your Good Shepherd Family while enjoying some light refreshments provided by the Fellowship Committee.

Upcoming Events

40 DAYS OF GIVING—ELCA World Hunger

GSLC will be participating in the ELCA World Hunger 40 Days of Giving campaign during the Lenten season.  We will have a limited number of “coin boxes” (one per family please) on the table at Sign Up Central.  If you feel you need a larger container for your coins, we will also be providing coin jar wrappers.  With your help, ELCA World Hunger has worked on hunger issues for more than 40 years, and together, we have made an incredible worldwide impact.  However, the rate of global progress against hunger is slowing in many of the world’s poorest communities.  This Lent, we have the opportunity to reverse this trend. ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving is our time to give more – spiritually, intellectually and financially – as we live out God’s call to love and serve our neighbors.

Explore the stories of Stories of Hope, Liberation and Restoration here, along with other Lenten devotional materials.  We will be featuring one story each week through our social media channels.  Be sure friend us at Instagram or Facebook and share the posts with your friends.

Volunteers Needed for Lutheran Coalition for Habitat for Humanity Build 2020

Help us with the upcoming Lutheran Coalition for Habitat build.  No experience necessary, just willing hands – training and tools are provided.  Build dates are all on Saturdays –  February 29, March 7, April 4, April 25, May 2 and May 30.

Join us on one or more of these dates and help us provide affordable, quality housing for families in our community needing a helping hand.

This year we will be building a house in Canton at 160 Garrison Trail.  Register here for the build.  For more information about The Lutheran Coalition and Habitat for Humanity projects please click here.

Interested in Sunday School?

If you have not registered for this year please Contact Janice, our Sunday School Superintendent.  We have lots of opportunities for all ages.  Traditional Sunday School for ages 2-12th grade and 3 adult bible study small groups.  Faith Stories, Coffee and Conversation and Men in Mission.  Come and pick the class that works for you.

 Check out all our Bible studies!–HERE

Nursery Volunteers Needed

We again will be offering a volunteer staffed nursery for our Sunday, 10:45 a.m. worship service.  If you are able to participate as a volunteer in this capacity and have taken the Child and Youth Protection Class, please let Janice Swinford know and we will get you on the schedule. A sign-up sheet is also available at Sign-up Central in the Fellowship Hall.

Do your part in Caring for Creation

The Caring for Creation team would like to share with you on a regular basis some tips and information on how we can all take small steps to take better care God’s creation.  For more information, Click here.

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