Good Shepherd Lutheran Church
Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Committed to Welcome All
to Our Christian Community

Worship at Good Shepherd draws from liturgical traditions,
shaped for contemporary people. In addition to services from the Evangelical Lutheran Book of Worship (ELW) and other resources,
a monthly Folk Service is offered. 

A Congregation of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA)


The Sacrament of Holy Communion is celebrated at all services.

All Baptized Christians are welcome at the Lord's Table. Those too young to commune may receive a blessing rather than bread and wine.

Good Shepherd is served by Rev. Dr. Arnold Thomas. Pastor Arnold can be reached on the church phone at 802-899-3932, on his cell phone at, 802-503-9666 or by email at


Please feel free to contact him for pastoral care concerns.


Prayer requests may be sent to:


Lent & Easter Services

Holy Week Ecumenical Morning Prayer & Breakfast

at Good Shepherd, March 26-30, 6:45 am
A brief (10 to 15 minute) service of Morning Prayer each weekday of Holy Week with a light breakfast following. A
local church leads the meditation each day. Join in prayer and fellowship with fellow Christians as we celebrate Holy 
Week and prepare for Easter.
Maundy Thursday
March 29, 7:00pm. 
Worship with Holy Communion
Maundy Thursday worship focuses on Jesus' last supper with his disciples before his death. The readings focus on Jesus' gift of the Lord's Supper which he instituted that night and his command for his disciples to love each other as he loves us.
Ecumenical Good Friday Walk
March 30, noon-3:00pm
The ecumenical Good Friday walk is a great tradition. This year marks the 35th annual walk! Area churches gather together for prayer and worship as we walk from town to town during the hours of Jesus' crucifixion. This year we will start at St. Thomas Church in Underhill Center and end at the Catalyst Church on Raceway Drive in Jericho, with other stops for meditation along the way.


Good Friday Tenebrae Service
March 30, 7:00pm
Tenebrae is a Latin word meaning shadows. Worship on Good Friday is focused on the cross, lit with candles. This somber service has readings focused on the crucifixion, interspersed with hymns and the extinguishing of candles. 
Ecumenical Easter Sunrise Service
April 1, 6:30 am
Held at the Catalyst Church on Raceway Drive in Jericho.


Easter Sunday Worship with Holy Communion
April 1, 9:00 am
Festive worship celebrating the resurrection of Jesus Christ! An Easter Brunch follows the service.



To view upcoming Ecumenical Holy Week Services, please click here.  To view a list of Lead Pastors for these services, please click here.

Welcome to Good Shepherd

Contact Us

Good Shepherd

273 Vt Route 15

PO Box 495

Jericho, VT 05465





Phone: (802) 899-3932


Or use our contact form.


Join us For Worship

Word & Sacrament
Worship service:

Sunday 9:00am


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