About us


The Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, located in Palos Heights, IL welcomes all of God's children to be a part of our community.  We are part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA).  Please contact us at (708) 448-4170 if you we can assist you with anything.  We hope you will join us for worship.

Our Mission Statement

Good Shepherd is a community of God’s people gathered together in Christ to reflect God’s love.


We are committed to celebrating God’s word as a congregation and as individuals through word and action.  Our mission is to provide meaningful worship, be messengers of God’s love, serve our fellow human beings with respect, be a source of strength and comfort in our community and provide instruction in Christian values for all of God’s children.


All this is to be done that we might grow in faith, nurture others in using their unique God-given gifts and be a source of peace and hope in our world.


Good Shepherd has been serving the Palos Heights community and surrounding area for over 65 years. 


Good Shepherd is blessed with a talented and dedicated staff that works hard to meet the needs of our church family.

Church Leadership

The lay leaders of the Good Shepherd family use their unique gifts and talents to lead this community and to help all of us share God's love with others and to make a difference in our world.