This Week at Good Shepherd

Heather Roth Johnson Ordination

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You are invited to attend the Ordination of Heather Roth Johnson on Tuesday, August 21 at 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary at Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd.

A Pop-up Choir will sing at Heather’s ordination service. If you have questions about participating, contact Ralph Johnson.

Midrash on France

The Midrash on France group meets on Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m. They wrestle with the Bible, with books and with topics of the day. All are invited. Learn more

Summer Classical Comedy

Rehearsals are currently taking place for Good Shepherd's annual Summer Classical Comedy. This has become a “studio” showcase for members of our church and guests while experiencing the unique fellowship of doing theater at Good Shepherd. This year we will perform two one-act plays, “The Boor” and “The Proposal” by Anton Chekhov. Performances are September 6, 7 and 8 at 7:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. Enjoy the performance with candlelight, coffee and cookies!

Edina Coalition for Grief Support
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m.

We are a member of the Edina Coalition for Grief Support. This group offers support for adults who are experiencing grief as a result of the death of a loved one. The summer session is being held at Good Shepherd. (No meeting on August 30.) Learn more.

Sign up for Family-to-Family Class at All Saints Lutheran

September 6-November 29, 2018, 6-8:30 p.m.
Family-to-Family is a free 12-week session for family members and friends of individuals who live with serious mental illness. Learn more

Families Moving Forward

Good Shepherd hosts families experiencing homelessness the week of September 9-16. There are opportunities to prepare or serve food, hang out with the kids, set up or clean up and more. People’s lives are changed this week – come be a part of that change! Learn more or sign up here!

Holy Yoga

Holy Yoga continues throughout the summer on Tuesdays at 5:30 p.m. This class is for all levels. All you need is an open heart and a mat. 

Peace Walk and Block Party

Because of recurring violence in their community, Camden Promise is hosting a peace walk and block party the 2ndand 4th Saturdays through September. Learn more.

Faith & Health Blog

Parish Nurse, Dorothy Ellerbroek, updates the Good Shepherd Faith & Health Blog. Check out the newest entry, titled "Reflections on Aging."

Your Love Brought to Life

Thank you to those who prepared and served dinner at Simpson Homeless Shelter last week Friday: Lilly Halvorson, Mara Halvorson, Mark Halvorson, Tara Halvorson, Mitchell Holman, Mary Mendiola, Hoken Opsahl, Mia Opsahl, Jack Vanderpoel. It was hot in the kitchen, but your work lightened the load for many homeless people! 

Thank you to those who worked on the courtyard
on August 2: Craig Brandt, Bill Kerker, Linda Kerker, Nancy Kile, Tim Matyi, Joel Marty, Marian Nichols, Sam Nichols, Lee Tallakson, Mike Thomes. We love that space!