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The Church of the Good Shepherd


We’re an ancient-future sort of place. Our ancestry is both rooted in the Episcopal tradition and connected to the meta-narrative of all the faith journeys of those who’ve come before us. Our tradition centers us, grounds us.

We’re also focused on the present, which helps create the future. We believe our society and world can be bettered through the radical love of Christ. We choose to engage in contemporary issues; they are relevant and important – as is our response to them.

We offer a particular welcome to gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer people and families. We are committed to justice for all persons and we promise in our baptism to respect the dignity of every human being. We believe that all people are beloved of God, no exceptions, and we celebrate all the shapes that families take.

We don’t have all the answers, and that’s okay. We do know that we are all people of God. Here at Good Shepherd, we are committed to seeking Christ and to awakening, deepening and empowering of faith of people of all ages.

We are a parish in the the Episcopal Diocese of Olympia, part of the Episcopal Church and the worldwide Anglican Communion.

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