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Articles of Faith

Each week in our Foothills Focus newsletter, there is usually at least one article contributed by a congregant, lay or staff member or a special guest. To find articles by a specific author, use our website's search function.


The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back

The Straw that Broke the Camel's Back

Within a year that seems to be just getting by moment to moment, the seemingly benign act of rearranging the supermarket shelves can lead to an emergence of carefully hidden panics.


Many Served at the Shepherd's Closet

Many Served at the Shepherd's Closet

Every Saturday morning, three ministries of giving operate out of our GSMC. The Shepherd's Closet provides good clothing in a safe manner to men, women and children during these trying times.


Throw in the Towel, Or Wrap it Around Your Waist

Throw in the Towel, Or Wrap it Around Your Waist

It can be frustrating to not be able to worship in our sanctuary and sing songs of praise together. Susan Naslund offers an alternative to that church experience, that we can all take part in now.


Vote!

Vote!

Pastor Greg, the SD county Registrar of voters and the collective good as a society of faith with the freedoms of our constitution all urge us to vote in the coming election.


Kids Connect May Look Different...

Kids Connect May Look Different...

But there's still a lot going on! Lisa Stewart and the Family Ministries group has been working diligently every week to create fun exercises that bring everyone together.


Take Time to Smell the Roses

Take Time to Smell the Roses

While Good Shepherd Ministry Center's grounds have needed some care and attention to get them up to their current state, the rose garden has always been a bastion of peace and beauty, lovingly cared for by Bonnie Andrews.


It's Always Cool at the Bethlehem Food Pantry

It's Always Cool at the Bethlehem Food Pantry

Literally and figuratively, GSMC is a cool place.


Hymn of the Week #17

Hymn of the Week #17

Praise, My Soul, The King of Heaven


Hymn of the Week #16

Hymn of the Week #16

Praise to the Lord, The Almighty is the next in the September theme of 'praise and glory to God!'


Hymn of the Week #15

Hymn of the Week #15

Lord, Who Throughout These Forty Days, was written in 1873 and even though it's about Jesus' temptation, was first unveiled in a children's book.