2023 Bible Study – Genesis

This morning we officially kicked off reading the Bible from Genesis to Revelation! We explored God’s creation as described in the first chapters of Genesis – and the beauty nature provides us today; among other thoughts. It’s not too late – All are welcome to join us on this journey!

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2023 Bible Study

Have you ever wanted to read the Bible from Genesis to Revelation? Here’s your chance to do it with a community to support you! We begin in Genesis with a reading finish date of 2/12. We will discuss what we have read each week in Bible Study on Sundays at 9am! Then beginning 2/13 we…

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2023 Meghan James Ordination

This afternoon we celebrated the ordination of Meghan (Garland) James. As stated on the Upstate NYS Synod Facebook page: Let it be acclaimed that Meghan James is a called and ordained minister of word and sacrament in the church of Christ. Meghan has Christ’s authority to preach the word of God and administer the sacraments,…

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2022 Introducing Sheppi !!!

We’d like to introduce you to our new friend, Sheppi! He is pictured here along side one of our youth’s elf- Mr. Jingle Gingerbread. Similar to those tricky elves that may hide around your home, Sheppi is a Shepherd on the search and he will hide in our sanctuary each week with a special message…

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2022 Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day. We honor and give thanks for those who have served in the military to secure freedom, justice, peace and security for our country and other nations. Remembering the sacrifices they have made on our behalf, we pray for their families, their congregations, federal chaplains, and organizations that support and care for…

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2022 Outdoor Service

This morning we gathered for worship, backpack blessings, and a meal! It was a beautiful day and reminder that God created us in their image, full of love, and ready to share blessings with the world. Thank you to everyone who helped set up (and take down) shared delicious food, and gathered in community. We…

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Food Pantry

For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, I was a stranger and you welcomed me. Matthew 25:35 The Good Shepherd Food Pantry is a distribution center located within the church which provides food directly to those in need. Donations are provided by local organizations, individuals…

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2021 GriefShare Surviving the Holidays

  There was a special edition of GriefShare held Monday night at Good Shepherd. The holidays can be a difficult time for those grieving the loss of a loved one. This GriefShare seminar was a one night event to focus on family traditions, expectations, social events and emotions that can blindside you. We pray that…

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2021 Christmas Movie Night

Everyone was in the Christmas spirit Friday 12/10/21 when many gathered to watch “The Polar Express” on the big screen. Popcorn and hot chocolate was enjoyed while the movie played, but the children could not get in without their ticket.   Of course the train conductor was there to make sure the tickets were punched!…

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2021 Christmas Ornament

2021 Christmas Ornament The orders are in and the 70th Anniversary commemorative Christmas ornaments will be arriving in time for Christmas! Thank you to all those who have purchased one!  Not only is this a beautiful addition to the Christmas tree, but the proceeds earned from this sale will go towards the costs of those…

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2021 Christmas Vendor Event

Thank you to all of those who came out to Good Shepherd to do some Christmas shopping at the Holiday Vendor Event on Saturday 12/4/21. We are also grateful to those vendors who spent the day with us and helped spread the holiday cheer! We of course would not have been able to hold this…

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2021 Fall Cleanup

It’s that time of year and the Fall Cleanup was underway this morning! Many of us gathered to clean the church property in spite of the early morning snow. Teamwork, elbow grease and a lot of coffee was needed to prepare for winter. Thank you to everyone that came out today. We are truly blessed!

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Masking Policy Update

In line with a decision made by church council months ago, we will ask that all who come to church wear a mask. In August we had a conversation about the changing statistics and made the decision that if our 7 day infection rate went above 5% we would move to this level of protection…

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70th Anniversary Celebration

A day of celebration, gratitude and reflection in Christ was held on November 7, 2021 as the congregation gathered to remember 70 years of Good Shepherd. Photos, newspaper clippings and stories were shared with a hearty meal which followed an All Saints service. Honored guests joined us with Bishop Lee Miller, Pastor Hans Irmer, Pastor…

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2021 Stewardship Drive

“And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in the one body. And be thankful.” Colossians 3:15 To Our Church Family, In these times, being grateful can be a tough thing to find in our heart and soul. Gratitude is defined as the quality of being thankful…

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Bible Study 2021

The 2021 Bible Study at Good Shepherd has officially been kicked off! All adults are welcome to join us to discuss scripture in an open, friendly and respectful environment. We meet every Sunday morning at 9:00 AM in the Fellowship Hall.   We began this morning by watching the following video on Ecclesiastes, reading the…

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God Talk – September 8, 2021

Fun times were had by those who came out for ‘God Talk’ on Wednesday September 8, 2021! Food, drinks, music, fellowship, theology and laughs were shared by all in the private room at The Grill at The Dome. Consider joining us for the next time! We meet every second Wednesday of the month from 6:30…

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News for February 23, 2021

A Note from the Pastor One of the reasons why the hardships of the pandemic have been so heavy to bear is because our hopes for relief and a return to a pre-pandemic normal have been so high. (At least to the best of that normal. Some of it I’m just as glad to leave…

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News for March 2, 2021

A Note from the Pastor At the heart of my ruminations on covenant last Sunday was the idea that God brings everything to a committed relationship with us and expects nothing from us but gratitude, which is all we really have to bring since everything belongs to God already except our gratitude. It’s been particularly…

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Meet Pastor Miranda

Thank you for visiting our website!  As called Pastor at Good Shepherd I know how important first impressions are.  So if this is your first time looking us up, or if you have been to church, I want you to know you are welcome here just as you are!     I am a mom…

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