God's Work Our Hands
Fishes and Loaves Food Pantry
Souper Bowl For Caring Fundraiser for Stewpot Ministries
An annual fundraising event that takes place on “Superbowl Sunday” to raise money for the Stewpot Ministries of Dallas.
School Supplies for Lutheran World Relief School Kits
Christmas in July is an annual event in which members of Good Shepherd are asked to donate school supplies that will be placed in backpacks and delivered to LWR.
Community Thanksgiving Dinner
An annual event held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving in which the people of Good Shepherd, along with members of our sister congregation Abiding Grace in Southlake, prepare and serve a full Thanksgiving dinner for members of the community who may not be able to enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner with their family free of charge.
Many Helping Hands
An annual event held in December in which members of Good Shepherd are asked to donate items that are necessary for basic health needs (tooth brush, toothpaste, washcloths, combs etc.) along with warm clothes and blankets for area homeless. This is an ecumenical ministry partnership among local congregations.
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church Women's Piecemakers Needlework MinistryThis ministry focuses on quilting, hospice bibs, chemo caps and other projects. Prior experience with crafts and needlework is not necessary. The group meets on Wednesday evenings from 7:15 - 8:30 p.m. The sewing room will also be open on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of each month from 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
God’s Little Lamb
Good Shepherd’s Evangelism Committee has initiated an ongoing ministry with Baylor Hospital of Irving in which we provide gift packages for new mothers who may be unable to afford some of the most basic supplies for a new born baby. Inside of each gift package they receive diapers, lotion, a “God’s Little Lamb t-shirt and a small blanket.
Angels of Comfort & Hope
Recently Baylor Hospital of Irving has requested support for mothers who give birth to a still born baby. Good Shepherd is now providing cloth “angels” that the hospital hangs on the doors of those mothers who have lost their babies.
Good Shepherd has developed ongoing partnerships with the following ministries who receive prayer support as well as financial support from the members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church:
Briarwood Retreat Center, Argyle
Lutheran Seminary Program of the Southwest, Austin
Church of the Damascus Road, Weatherford
Dallas Oromo Ev. Lutheran Mission, Richardson
Community of Hope Lutheran Church, Fort Worth
Lutheran Campus Ministry at UNT and TWU, Denton
Lutheran Social Services of the South, Austin
Mount Olive Lutheran Church, Dallas - Food Pantry Ministry
Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Dallas
Walnut Hill Lutheran Church, Dallas
Mission Luteran San Gabriel, Alvarado
First/Sagrada Familia Lutheran Church, Garland
Umoja International Church, Dallas
King of Glory Lutheran Church, Fort Worth
Mosaic Home, Dallas