Building Faith for the GenerationsLutheran Church of the Good Shepherd is a vibrant community of faith that rejoices in the Grace of God, teaches the message of Jesus Christ, and ministers faithfully to all people.

Please join us for worship Sunday mornings at 9:00am or 11:15am;
Sunday School at 10:15am.

We’re located at 1108 24th St West in Billings, MT.

Follow our exciting building project here…


It is the time of year that we change office hours during these slower summer months. The church office hours will be 9:00am –2:00pm Monday through Friday.

Sunday School starts September 10, and we need teachers for ages preschool-5th grade. No experience necessary. All lessons and materials are provided for you weekly. If interested, contact Lori Wilson (697-1882).

All youth are encouraged to bring their backpacks or blankets to the 9:00am worship service on August 20. The pastors will be saying a blessing for all kids heading to school as well as the younger siblings that will be staying home. Join us in prayers for a productive school year.

Mackenzie River Pizza

Dinner at Mackenzie River Pizza! Yayyy! You can enjoy lunch, dinner, or take-out and raise money for our youth for the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering! Join us Monday, August 21 for great food and fellowship. Coupons included in bulletin and on the narthex kiosk. Event will run all day.

Golf Scramble

Team BGTF is hosting a 4-5 person team Golf Scramble Fund Raiser on Sunday September 24th at Par 3 Golf Course. There will be flag prizes, mulligans, and BBQ following at the church. You will be able to “hire” a youth to caddy if you like. The cost is $50 per person (limited space available). The congregation is welcome to attend the BBQ following the tournament to celebrate the winners. Please bring a salad or dessert to share. We will provide burgers and hot dogs and the condiments. Register with Ed Ellertson at 406-670-7448 or email.

Retirees of the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd will meet Friday, September 1 at 11:30am at St John’s. All retirees are invited to come for lunch, enjoy the program, and join in good fellowship. Please sign-up at the kiosk in the narthex.

Registration is due by Friday, August 25 in order to ensure an accurate guest list. Cost is $8.00 per person. For more information call Adeline Schmidt at 652-1738.

Good Shepherd will be hosting Financial Peace University taught by Dave Ramsey. Pastor Steve will be the coordinator for the class and work with participants as we learn these life-changing principles of money management. The nine-week class will meet in the Fireside Room on Wednesday evenings from 6:00pm – 7:30 pm, the first class will be held September 20, 2017.

Pastor Steve will host a preview of the class on Sunday morning, August 27 at 10:15am and on Wednesday evening, August 30 at 6:00pm. Please register for the preview session by emailing Pastor Steve. For more information talk with Pastor Steve, or visit www.daveramsey.com and look at what the classes have to offer.

Our August action project is assembling school items for children at the Women’s and Children’s shelter. School items are already out in most stores and on sale so it’s a great time to stock up. Items needed are as follows:

  • Pencils with erasers
  • Notebooks
  • Ruled loose leaf paper
  • Blunt scissors
  • Crayons & markers
  • Erasers
  • Plastic rulers
  • Pencil sharpeners

Donations may be left in the bin in the narthex.

Route 66 resumes on September 7, 2017 at 10:00am in the Fellowship Hall. Please invite friends and family members to come to class with you. Everyone is welcome and no prior experience or knowledge of the Bible is required. All that is needed is a curiosity about God and a willingness to learn. For more information call or email Pastor Steve.

September 10, 10:15 – 11:05am. Sunday School starts for kids ages 3 years through High School! Join us on Rally Sunday for camping themed snacks and a nature scavenger hunt. Reconnect with old friends and make new ones!

Each child ages 3 years – 8th grade will need to have a registration form and release form signed by a parent. The forms are available in the Narthex.


Rejoicing in the grace of God, teaching the message of Jesus Christ, and ministering faithfully to all people!