• Announcement: In consideration of the recent guidance from Governor Pritzker regarding COVID 19, and in full compliance with the Restore Illinois Phase 5 guidelines from the Illinois Department of Public Health, our Good Shepherd Church Council is providing the following guidelines. Face coverings will be required when entering and exiting Good Shepherd Church. Masks will be optional once seated. Rows will be marked to allow for social distancing.
  • Service Schedule
    • Live Services on Facebook & YouTube
  • Blended Worship: Saturday 5:00pm
  • Traditional Worship: Sunday 8:30am  (Live 2nd & 4th Weekends)
  • Contemporary Service: Sunday 10:00am (Live 1st & 3rd Weekends and Traditional Service Streamed Again at 10:00 am on the 2nd & 4th Weekends)
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Good Shepherd Youth & Family Ministry...

  • exists to meet the spiritual, emotional, and relational needs of the families in our congregation and area.
  • gives students opportunities to learn more about themselves, other people, and God.
  • includes time for children & youth to meet and connect with other students and with adults.
  • is open to any interested student or friend.
  • reaches out to our community and our world through various service projects.
For more information regarding Youth & Family Ministry, please contact Kelsey Tichenor at ktichenor@gselgin.org or 847-741-7788, ext. 4.


Sunday School is held during our 10:00 am worship service on Sunday mornings throughout the school year. Children may sit with their parents for the beginning of worship, and they will be called forward for "Kids' Time", after which the children will be dismissed for Sunday School with their teachers. After worship, parents may pick up their child from the Sunday School classrooms, located in our Preschool wing. Please note, the first Sunday of each month is "Family Worship Sunday", and there is no Sunday School on these days. This is a special time for children to be present in worship with their families, and we offer various ways for families to be involved in elements of the worship service. To register your child for Sunday School, please click here.

Nursery Care is available for children from birth-3 years old. The Nursery is open on Sunday mornings during our 10:00 worship service, as well as Wednesday evenings during our iReach Bible studies. Please click here to register your child for Nursery Care.

EPIC - Middle School & High School Youth is a youth ministry program designed intentionally to create an opportunity for students to know and encounter Jesus. We meet at Good Shepherd on Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:00 PM. EPIC is a safe place for you to question and challenge things you’ve heard, or feel that you’re supposed to believe about Jesus and Christianity. After all, this is how we grow in our faith and enter into a personal relationship with Jesus. To register, please fill out this online registration form.

Confirmation Classes: Good Shepherd has a Confirmation program for youth in grades 7, 8 & 9 who wish to grow in their faith and be confirmed at the end of this two and a half year program. Classes are held on Sundays at 11:30 am in the Gathering Room, beginning September 13th, 2020.

Enduring Faith is a midweek family experience that reaches kids where they're at and walks alongside them on their faith journey. Join the fun on Wednesday nights from 6:00-7:00 PM. Please click here to register your child. 

Vacation Bible School VBS will be held in-person July 26th-30th 2021.
For the most up-to-date information, please click here to join our VBS Facebook group.
To register your child for VBS, please click here.
Sign up to help click here.

Kids’ Choir is a fun and exciting place for children ages 3+ to sing, dance, and bring praises to God! We meet for rehearsals on Wednesday evenings from 5:30-6:00 PM in the Sanctuary. Kids can expect to learn a fun variety of traditional hymns and liturgy, contemporary praise and worship music, and favorite VBS songs! The Kids’ Choir sings in Good Shepherd’s worship services throughout the year. If you have any questions, please contact Kelsey Tichenor at kitchenor@gselgin.org or feel free to show up for a rehearsal and check us out!

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