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Current Outreach

Current Outreach

WOW!! Look What You Did In 2018…

  • The Good Shepherd Garden of Grace was established and fruitful.
  • We provided volunteer support to Forever Fed and helped setup their mobile pantry.
  • We assembled a team of walkers to help raise money and awareness for the Atlanta Hunger Walk benefiting the Atlanta Community Food Bank.
  • We collected $1,100 for the ELCA World Hunger Campaign. It was matched, making our grand total contribution $2,200.
  • We provided 25 new ELW Prayer books for the Armed Services to Good Shepherd and 29 new storybooks and novels to the children of Houston who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.
  • We helped build a local home for Habitat for Humanity.
  • We provided 150 filled backpacks, 170 pair of underwear/briefs, and 371 pair of socks to the children of Cherokee County through Give a Kid a Chance.
  • We provided 2,500 lunches to the children of Cherokee County in support of the MUST Summer Lunch program.
  • We helped make our earth a little greener while also promoting our great church by supplying our members with reusable grocery totes.
  • We joined volunteers from 10 other Lutheran area churches and handed out over 300 backpacks, Marta cards, clothing and a warm meal to our homeless neighbors in Atlanta.
  • We assembled 50 Birthday Boxes for children in foster care as well as prepared 100 breakfast sandwiches for the residents at the Elizabeth Inn shelter in Cobb County.
  • We collected 121 cans of cranberries, 98 cans of yams, and 40 cans and boxes of other Thanksgiving edibles to MUST Ministries. We also donated a check for $526 to be used toward the purchase of turkeys during Thanksgiving.
  • We delivered 58 blankets, 8 robes, 19 pair of slippers, 7 pajama sets, 35 pair of socks, 6 books of stamps, and 10 grocery store gift cards to Cherokee County Senior Services.
  • Eighty GSLC members, adults and children alike, wowed the residents of The Oaks Assisted Living facility with our sensational Christmas Carol singing spectacular.
  • We helped host the LSG Foster Family Christmas Party at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Norcross by providing refreshments, craft activities and a visit from Santa for all the Foster children and families in attendance.
  • We provided headphones, art, bath, sports, and gaming equipment to 76 teenage refugees serviced through Lutheran Services of Georgia and also provided 25 gift cards to Walmart for children in their afterschool program.

What a fantastic year of serving our neighbor! Let’s top it in 2019.

Look out for ways you can become involved in our first quarter events such as joining the Garden of Grace Committee, helping launch a community education seminar series, and participating in special service events surrounding Lent. More details coming soon!