About

About

About Good Shepherd UCC

No matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here. At Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, we gather together to find strength through our common belief in One God,  in Jesus our mentor, who taught us how to live and treat each other, and in the Holy Spirit who works through us to create a better world through love and kindness. Good Shepherd United…

About UCC

The mission of the church is to reach out and touch the lives of others with the love of Jesus Christ. The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a diverse community of Christians that come together as one church to join faith and action. Founded in 1957 and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, the United Church of Christ (UCC) has over 5,000 churches and nearly one million…

Our History

On May 3, 1845 a group of citizens met at the home of Samuel Mengel and decided to build a church that would serve those of Lutheran and German Reformed descent. Good Shepherd began at the Tuckerton location in 1849 as Hinnershitz Union Church. The building housed both a German Reformed and a Lutheran congregation until the dissolution of the union in 1965. In the year…

The Earl W. Allen Memorial Scholarship

The Earl W. Allen Memorial Scholarship was established for the purpose of providing financial assistance in the form of a scholarship to a member of Good Shepherd U.C.C., or a direct descendant of Earl W. Allen, in pursuit of a post high school education. Eligibility Requirements In order to eligible, the following criteria apply: Eligibility for the award shall be…

Information for Newcomers and Visitors

What should I expect? We are open to visitors and newcomers and welcome you with open arms. We feel that everyone should be accepted and welcomed as God’s children. On the day of our church service, you can enter through the front doors and there will be greeters and ushers (wearing a lapel swatch) to help answer your questions, directions to the nursery and…