Outreach
 

 In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father in heaven. — Matthew 5:16

Good Shepherd is blessed to have a community that is dedicated to sharing the love of Christ with their neighbor through our active Outreach Ministry.  By earmarking 25% of our annual budget to Outreach, Good Shepherd is able to support a vareity of non-profit organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, the Haitian Timoun Foundation, Graceworks Lutheran Services, and Adopt A Class.  In addition to providing financial support, members serve at organizations such as Matthew 25 Ministries, Tikkun Farm, and Sweet Cheeks Diaper Bank to provide the labor necessary to further their missions.  It is through the generous support of our congregation that Good Shepherd is able to touch the lives of so many.

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Christmas Gift Program - 2022

Four local organizations have been selected for the 2022 GSLC Christmas Gift Program.  Online donations can be made at:  https://onrealm.org/GoodShepherdLut/give/ChristmasGift.  Monies donated through the general fund will go to the organization(s) based on their specific needs after December 11th.

You can also chose to support each organization individually by stopping by the table in the lobby of GSLC.  Read below to see what support each organization is asking for:

Graceworks:  Graceworks provides residential services to adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. Gift ideas provide by Graceworks for 4 of their locations. Grab a tag (or more!) and return gifts to GSLC wrapped and tagged by December 11th.

Found House IHN:  Found House IHN supports families (and pets) experiencing homelessness. Found House is asking for $25 gift cards for local stores (Kroger, Walmart, Target). Return gift cards or make donations by December 4th.

Interparish Ministries (IPM):  Interparish Ministries provides help to people during times of crisis. IPM asks for donations of items through their Amazon Smile store. Kids donations can be made here:  https://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/ls/1282LIVVD1KBW/ref=smi_cl_ls_lol_ls?ref_=smi_se_cl_u_rd_www&ref_=smi_se_cl_rd_cl.  Adult donations can be selected here:  https://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/ls/1DD75HFDTHEDX/ref=smi_cl_ls_lol_ls?ref_=smi_se_cl_u_rd_www&ref_=smi_sehttps://smile.amazon.com/hz/charitylist/ls/1282LIVVD1KBW/ref=smi_cl_ls_lol_ls?ref_=smi_se_cl_u_rd_www&ref_=smi_se_cl_rd_cl_cl_rd_cl.   Donations are shipped directly to recipients.

Taft Elementary:  Good Shepherd supports Taft Elementary in Mt Auburn through a variety of ways including the Adopt-A-Class program. Grab a tag (or more) in the lobby to purchase a lap blanket or stuffed animal and return gifts wrapped and tagged to GSLC by 12:30 pm on December 11th.

If you'd rather make a general donation to the Christmas Gift Program, you can do so at https://onrealm.org/GoodShepherdLut/give/ChristmasGift and Good Shepherd will ensure it gets to organizations based on their needs after December 11th.  

Thank you for your generous support of our community!

 

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