Small Group Social Bible Studies
These groups aim to connect people with each other and Jesus!
Childcare Available - We have babysitters for Sunday Morning Bible Study! Drop off your 0-2 year old in the Parents Rooms by the sanctuary and enjoy one of our Sunday morning Bible studies at 9:15am. Starts September 11th. Register your child by emailing Pastor Mueller at email@example.com.
Speak the Truth in Love
Beginning 9:15am, September 11th
Led by Pastor Hein
Learn the truth from God's Word and how to respond in a loving way to those who challenge you or are searching for answers. Speak the truth in love concerning life issues, marriage and sexuality, false teachings, other religions, or dealing with worldly philosophies. Led by Pastor Hein in the Fellowship Hall.
"10 Things to Tell Your Kids/Grandkids"
9:15am, February 5 and 12th
Led by Pastor Mueller
We say a lot to our kids and grandkids. Let's be sure we are telling them things that are truly meaningful. Taught by Pastor Mueller in the sanctuary Sunday, Feb 5 and 12th at 9:15am, a two week class.
Youth Bible Class: "How to..."
Beginning 9:15am, Once a Month; Oct 2, Nov 6, Dec 4
Led by Pastor Mueller
Once a month in person in the IMC. Also check out video How To's posted on Good Shepherd Lutheran Facebook throughout the semester. Topics include: how to fit in, prioritize, date, guard your heart, fight doubts, treat parents, solve conflict, not worry. Led by Pastor Mueller in the IMC.
Wednesday Morning Bible Study
Beginning Wednesday, September 7th at 9am
Led by Pastor Richard E. Lauersdor in the Fellowship Hall
Wednesday Morning Bible Class starts in church at 9:00 a.m. each week. Our topic will be a study of the Old Testament book of Ruth. Did you know she, a Gentile, was the great-grandmother of David from whose like the Savior came? Her story is one of selfless love at a time when such love was little evidenced. Digging deeper into the book we see that it is the story of God's love in Christ as reflected in the lives of believers. Come! We'll welcome you. Led by Pastor Richard Lauersdorf. Online streaming available.
Bible Information Class
Led by Pastor Robert Hein
"Our New Life with Jesus" will be held Monday nights at 7:00pm, beginning January 3rd. (13 sessions) This course covers the fundamental teachings of the Bible--a refresher course for our members and a great introduction to the Bible for those who would like to learn more. This course serves as our Adult membership class. There is no cost or obligation to join. Come and learn more. Invite a friend or family member to join you. To register in advance, contact the church office at 334-7881. Led by Pastor Robert Hein.
Thursdays at 6:30pm beginning September 8th
Led by Pastor Paustian in the Fireside Room
GriefShare Support Group provides help and encouragement after the death of a spouse, child, family member or friend. Each session includes a video on an aspect of the grieving process and a discussion of the video. Cost is $10, which covers the cost of the workbook that includes discussion guides and follow-up materials. Register Here!
Mom's Bible Study - Bible Sisters
Friday Mornings at 8-9:00am, beginning September 16th
Led by Melissa Linton in The Fellowship Hall
This Bible study looks at six believing women of the Bible with insights for Christian living today. Led by Melissa Linton on Fridays from 8:00-9:00 am in the Fellowship Hall, beginning September 23. All women are
welcome to attend!
Thursday Night Bible Study - Great Chapters of the Bible
Thursday Nights 7pm, beginning October 6th
Led by Pastor Janke in The Fellowship Hall
There are 1,189 chapters in the Bible. Each chapter is “great” in that it was inspired by the Holy Spirit to reveal God’s plan to save us from sin and death. But some chapters of the Bible are great in that they provide great comfort to God’s people. In a six-week Thursday evening Bible class this fall we will begin with Pastor Janke leading a study of 1 Corinthians 15, St. Paul’s great resurrection chapter. Join us Thursday evenings, beginning October 6, at 7:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. Sign up in Welcome Center for planning purposes.
Children's Ministry/Sunday School/Public Instruction
Sunday Mornings at 9:15am
All children through 7th grade are invited to come have fun with us learning about Jesus and His love through Bible stories, crafts, games, songs, and fun activities. Bringing your children to worship and Sunday School is a great way to set them on the right path, so they stay closely connected to Jesus all the days of their lives. REGISTER
Public School Catechism Class
Wednesdays, Beginning September 7th
Led by Pastor Mueller
Public School Catechism Class will be held Wednesday nights from 6:30 - 8:00pm beginning Wednesday, September 8th. This is a two year course of instruction. Pastor Hein will lead the class the first half of the year, and Pastor Paustian the second half. They alternate every year.
Since our goal is spiritual growth, students will also want to attend worship and Sunday School regularly.
Attendance at Sunday School is expected to be prepared for Confirmation. Interested families need to call Pastor Hein this summer at 334-7881 to set up an appointment to meet personally about the goals of Catechism instruction and to register your child prior to the first class.
Pioneers (1st to 8th Graders) - Beginning September 19th
2nd and 4th Monday Nights of the Month from 6:00pm to 7:30pm
This program, for girls and boys from 1st grade on up, has a special emphasis on growing in appreciation for the wonders of the world God created and in the confidence of knowing that our powerful creator continually watches over us. Meeting and outings are normally scheduled for the 2nd and 4th Mondays each month during the school year.
Little Lambs Childcare Center
Child Care for Ages Newborn to 12 years Old
A ministry of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, offering childcare for newborns and up in a safe and loving Christian environment. Before and after school care and a summer program are also available. Little Lambs is celebrating its 17th anniversary this year of sharing Christ's love with his precious lambs. Visit Little Lamb's website to learn more at goodshepherdwels.org/littlelambs.
Vacation Bible School
Vacation Bible School
Ages Preschool (potty trained) - 8th Grade
July 24-29 from 9:00 - 11:30am
Bring your children to learn more about Jesus and his love through Bible stories, crafts, singing, games and fun activities. A snack will be provided.
easter for kids
Easter for Kids
Ages 3-10 Years Old
April 1st, 2023
Save the Date for Easter for Kids April 1st, 2023!
Christmas for kids
Christmas for Kids
Ages Preschool (potty trained) to 4th Grade
December 3, 2022 - 9:00 - 11:45am
Christmas for Kids will be Saturday December 3rd from 9:00 am – 11:45 am for three year old (potty trained) through 4th grade. The children will learn the joyous meaning of Christmas with singing, crafts, video, Bible story and fun.
Men's Bible Breakfast
Men's Bible Breakfast - Saturday's from 8:00-9:30am
Men’s Bible Breakfast – We invite all men, young and old to our next Men's Bible Breakfast Saturday, November 5th at 8:00 am in the Fellowship Hall. Enjoy a delicious breakfast, Christian fellowship and a Bible study, led by Pastor Hein. Topic – God is our Refuge and Strength, an ever present help in trouble. For planning purposes, please sign up in the Welcome Center or Sign up here!
Can you help us with cooking and set up at 7am? Please contact Pastor Hein!