Our Ministries


Just Peace Ministry

We have a long history of activism for social justice for all.   We are committed to learn and live out loud a Just Peace life. We look to notable Progressive Christians such as Martin Luther King for guidance.

Youth Ministry

.Children are an intregal part in the life of the church.  Each Sunday they light the candles , ring the church bell and participate in Children's Time.  This is followed by supervised activities and play.  

LBGT Ministry

Open and Affirming is woven into the life of Good Shepherd.   We continue to grow and work for the right to love who we love and be who we truly are. Church of the Good Shepherd became ONA in 1989

Global Ministries

We are a "sister" church with Ebenezer Baptist Church in Havana Cuba since 1974.  Recently,  we have embarked on a partnership with other local churches and Habitat for Humanity in Ecuador.  

Whole Earth Ministry

Whole earth ministry encourages growth in embracing the earth upon which we live. To see that the environment and the species that sustain it need our protection.   

Spiritual Exploration

We work to recognize that we have more in common with the world's religions than we differ. The words of spiritual and progressive christian leaders are an important ingredient for growing peace.

Hospitality Ministry

We work to live an extravagant welcome through this ministry.  Hospitality goes beyond greeting at the door and the provision of food.  It is living out loud tolerance and acceptance of everyone. 



Music Ministry

Music is in everything.   Music expresses our joy, our pain and our need for connection with others and with God.  We begin with lullabies and it continues to grow throughout our lives.  

We believe ministry can happen in huge ways, but most often it occurs in small silent ways 

We believe we are called to grow in the recognition that we are a global community and what we do and believe matters

We believe in our capacity to live in Peace. We believe the earth has been given to us to care for and to thrive on its abundance