Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

7600 Cahill Avenue, Inver Grove Heights, MN 55076 651.451.6225 Get Directions

Advent Worship

Weekly Outdoor Christmas Tree Gathering

December 2, 9, 16 & 23 from 7:00-7:15pm

Meet us at our outdoor living tree for a blessing, a Christmas carol and Holy Communion.  Gather outside by the tree or listen and observe from your car.  This opportunity is for everyone – the young and the old.  December 2nd will be our Tree Lighting Ceremony!

Advent in a Bag for All Ages

Advent in a Bag provides faith at home activities to support, love and connect our members where they are at.  Spend a few special moments each week preparing a symbol of love and light to be displayed on our living outdoor Christmas tree.  Bags will be ready to pick up on December 2.


Christmas Eve Worship

Drive-thru Story Telling
Connect to your inner child as you drive thru the parking lot to experience a whimsical telling of the Birth of Jesus.  As you drive thru any time between 4:00-7:00pm to see the nativity unfold in lights and scenes.  Receive Holy Communion at the manger.  As you Follow the Christmas Star, find your way to the Magi where you can leave a gift of food for Neighbors Inc.  Enter the parking lot on 75th St and exit on Cahill.

Gather with your family around the table to watch our Christmas Eve Facebook post.  We will read the birth story according to Luke Chapter 2, sing carols and wish Happy Birthday to baby Jesus.  In addition, we will light the Advent wreath and the long awaited for Christ Candle.

Listen from Home
We will deliver a recorded Christmas Eve worship with the profound story of our Lord’s birth heard through lessons and carols.  Watch for the email or dial 651.372.3126 to listen.

Parking Lot Holy Communion
For those who aren’t able to participate in ‘Follow the Christmas Star’ drive-thru event, but want Holy Communion, we will offer Holy Communion between 12:00-1:00pm.  Enter via 75th St, stop at the Christmas tree to receive Communion, exit on Cahill.