This morning our Chair, Vicki, presented the outcomes of our congregational planning meeting held on 8th January. The planning meeting used the Grow Coaching framework to illustrate how we should look as a community-engaged congregation into the future. A key planning outcome was that we should work towards making our worship centre a community hub…. Read more
Regular Electronic Giving
Regular Electronic Giving (REG) is a great way to build discipline into your regular giving and is Good Shepherd’s preferred method of receiving our members and friends offerings. Forms to set up or amend your REG, with church account details pre-populated, are available from the Worship Centre (or email the Office). REG giving is anonymous… Read more
An update from the Hays family in South Africa
Click here to read the Hays family’s latest newsletter: Their last three months in Australia – a wonderful time catching up with family and friends, and reconnecting with those churches and individuals who are partnering with them in what they do at iKhethelo. The miraculously prompt approval of their visas enabling them to return to… Read more
Community Garden Grant and Working Bee on 12 October
Our application for a Community Garden Grant from the ACT Government has been successful. Praise the Lord. This grant will allow us to build a Community Vegetable Garden in the backyard of the Church. This is a fantastic opportunity to reach out into our community and also to support our Bread Night Ministry by provide… Read more
Grow Ministries Electronic Newsletter
We recently hosted a workshop by Grow Ministries looking at the 10 guiding principles that have been developed to assist congregations understand the most effective practices for child, youth and family ministry. If you would like to receive a regular newsletter from Grow Ministries, please click here.
Grow Ministries – Rethinking children, youth and family ministries
On Saturday afternoon 27th July we were very happy to host Pr Nigel Rosenzweig and Vicki Rochow from the Lutheran Church of Australia’s Grow Ministries as they took us through the 10 guiding principles that have been developed to assist congregations understand the most effective practices for child, youth and family ministry. The goal is… Read more
Stamps for Mission
Just a reminder to please bring your stamps into the worship centre and place in the yellow collection box in the foyer.