What is Good Shepherd?


Good Shepherd Lutheran Church is a community of people united by a common faith in Christ. As a faith community, this means we accept God’s gracious love and strive to reflect that love in our relationships with others.


Located in Palos Heights, we are characterized by three things. First, we recognize how all people are created “Imago Dei”, in God’s image. Just as God created and welcomes all people, we too welcome and accept all.


Good Shepherd is also a community of Christians. This means that we look to Jesus Christ as our source of hope and guidance. We celebrate Jesus as the fullest expression of God’s love for us and accept that gift graciously.


Lastly, we are Lutheran. As a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, we claim that we are justified by grace through faith apart from works. That’s a fancy way of saying that we have been blessed by God with a heritage founded on God’s generosity and God’s promise to be with us always. 


Thanks for visiting the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church website. Browse the site for more specific information and if you are unable to find what you are looking for, please call us and we would be happy to help. We hope that we will soon be meeting you in person.


In Service,


Pastor Chris Buresh

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