The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd        

  7800 W. McCarthy Road

Palos Heights, IL  60463





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Adult Ministry
Youth Ministry
Children's Ministry
Music Ministry

Welcome to the website of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd!  Good Shepherd is a community of God's people gathered together in Christ to reflect God's love.  We are committed to celebrating God's word as a congregation and as individuals through word and action.  Our mission is to provide meaningful worship, be messengers of God's love, serve our fellow human beings with respect, be a source of strength and comfort in our community and provide instruction in Christian values for all of God's children.  Our family in Christ cordially invites you to join us in worship, fellowship and service.

Regular Worship Hours:

Sunday - 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM

Sunday School during the 11:00 AM service

Advent Devotions:

Wednesdays, November 30, December 7, and December 14 at 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM

Christmas Concert:

Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00 PM

Christmas Worship Hours:

Sunday School Christmas Service: December 18 at 4:00 PM

Christmas Eve: December 24 at 4:00 PM, 6:30 PM, and 10:30 PM

Christmas Day: December 25 at 10:00 AM





Your Good Shepherd Staff:

Pastor:    Rev. Dr. Wayne A. Basch


Director of Children's Ministry:   Lori Puttkammer


Director of Youth and Family Ministry:    Ron Skoglund


Pastoral Intern:    Chris Buresh


Administrative Assistant:    Jan Elsner


Records Secretary and Office Assistant:  Amy Meier


Custodian:  Jan Nelson


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Last modified: 11/30/2016