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Mission Opportunities

Good Shepherd is a church committed to serving its community. We encourage everyone to be involved in making a difference in other peoples' lives. We hope to do all that we can to improve the lives of residents of Madison County and beyond.

 

Build Team.

The build team helps with wheel chair ramps and various other projects as needed.  If you would like to join or gain more information about our build team please contact John at jtschmidt6@wowway.com

Food Pantry.

Our food pantry helps our area become more food secure. We typically serve 45 families per month, providing non-perishable food to any family who resides in the following three zip codes (35757, 35749, 35613). Each household receives 2 bags of groceries once a month. These food items can be donated anytime by bringing them to our church office.

Homeless Ministry.

Nick works with the homeless population in our community making connections with services and individuals. If you would like more info, contact Nick at nick.allen@ses-i.com.

Hospitality Limestone Prison Ministry.

The Prison Ministry provides coffee and pastries to families waiting to see inmates at Limestone Correctional Facility.  Contact Dave at dbonwit@gmail.com

Habitat for Humanity.

We partner with other churches to build a house in the spring. Please contact Dave for more info at xpdave@hotmail.com

Lunches for Learning.

Lunches for Learning is a mission that we support in Honduras.  Lunches for Learning, Inc. is a non-profit charitable foundation committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in rural Honduras by providing a lunch to elementary school children in Valle District.  Simply put, we know if we can feed the children a basic lunch at school, they will stay in school.  This is their pathway out of the cycle of poverty.  For information about this program, please see their website at www.lunchesforlearning.org or contact the office at office@gslife.org.

New Futures.

New Futures is a homeless shelter that allows families to remain together in a safe, family friendly environment. We assist in areas of transportation and gathering items, etc. Contact Alex and Holly at 256-232-3331 if you would like to get plugged in to this ministry.

Shelter Team.

Our commitment to the community is that we open the shelter within 30 minutes of the start of a tornado watch and warning.  Rotating teams help make this mission to our community possible.  If you would like more information regarding the Red Cross Emergency Shelter please contact Jim and Bernadette at bbbuzzell@me.com

Salvation Army Mobile Food Truck.

Servants needed to distribute food to the homeless 2-3 times a month.  Sign up on the bulletin board next to the Christian Cafe or contact Diana Bell at dianacalhounbell@gmail.com for more information.

Crocheting Group.

Make scarves and hats for needy people. Contact Ellen for more info at egnassi74@gmail.com.

Sewing for Hospitalized Children.

Get together weekly to make pillowcases/ blankets for children. Contact Kathy for more info at 512kathycook@gmail.com.

Meal Ministry Team.

Providing meals to those after a new baby is born, through sickness or a family death.  Contact Clementine at clementinejohnson@yahoo.com to help out.

Bread Ministry.

Pick up needed every Friday at 9:00 pm at Atlanta Bread (6275 University Dr NW #40, Huntsville, AL 35806).  Bread is then delivered to the church at 10:00 am the next morning for bagging and distributions.

How You Can Help With Your Donations.

  • Huntsville Hospital can use any medical equipment that you are able to donate (crutches, walkers, etc).  This is especially needed now as more people are without health care coverage.  Please drop off equipment in the church office.

  • We collect your old cell phones to support our soldiers.  Please place them in the basket under the bench in the lobby marked "Cell Phones for Soldiers".

  • Used eye glasses are collected for mission organizations and distributed to missionaries in third world countries. You can place them in the box labeled “Glasses for the Masses” outside the sanctuary.