Faithful Giving

Your financial support is important because it enables our congregation to fulfill its mission. We seek to make giving simple for you and offer several options to allow you to choose the one that is best for you.

Your Gifts

Your gifts through the noisy offering, the general offering and direct donations enable Good Shepherd to touch thousands of lives through contributions to a variety of local, national, and international ministries.

General Offering


The general offering provides for ongoing support of the church including operating costs, debt service (mortgage) and synod benevolence. Through our giving to the synod, Good Shepherd contributes to the national and international efforts of the ELCA to meet the needs of people around the world.

Noisy Offering

Special Offering

The noisy offering is a gift of loose change for local, statewide, national, and international ministries.

Recent noisy offering recipients include:

  • Resilience
  • Children’s After School Achievement (CASA)
  • Community Action House and Holland Community Garden
  • Nestlings Diaper Bank
  • Samaritas

Our Mission Statement

Centered in Christ, the Good Shepherd, we WORSHIP with JOY, EMBRACE with LOVE, EQUIP for WITNESS and SERVICE.

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