Serving Joyfully

We Serve Joyfully by reaching beyond the doors of Good Shepherd to meet the needs of our local and global neighbors so that God’s love may heal the world around us.

Listed below are some of our ongoing ministries, feel free to contact the office about any of these.  Look to our news and events page for additional opportunities to serve our community

Quilting – No experience needed.  There is a job for everyone.  Come help make quilts for Lutheran World Relief.  Second and Fourth Tuesdays at 9





Emmanuel Dining Room
– Help prepare and/or serve meals each month.  Prepare on the 9th, serve on the 10th






Family Promise – Four times a year we host families experiencing homelessness through the Family Promise network.  This program offers these families the opportunity to stay together during this difficult time of their lives. We have the opportunities to cook a meal, drive the van, overnight host – call the office for dates of hosting and to sign up to volunteer.




The Shepherd’s Garden – join in the team that is caring for our vegetable garden.  All produce will go to the food pantries supported by LCS in Wilmington.  Email or text to

Shepherd's Garden

The Shepherd’s Community Garden – Beds are available to rent on a yearly basis in the new community garden area.  Twelve 4′ x 8′ beds and 3 3′ x 7′ waist high raised beds are available.  Garden and give – 10 % of harvest will be donated to the food pantry.  Email

Workcamp – Opportunity for youth and advisors to travel to different communities and participate in an interfaith work camp with other youth.  This is a highly anticipated event for our youth each summer




Community Blood Drive – Working with the Blood Bank of Delaware we host blood drives 4 times per year.  We provide the site and the hospitality and the Blood Bank provides the rest.