Good Shepherd
is part of the Synod of Alberta and the Territories, one of five synods which make up the ELCiC (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada), consisting of about 600 congregations.  The ELCiC in turn is part of the Lutheran World Federation, with 58 million people.

Canadian Lutheran World Relief ( is the arm of our church that works nationally and internationally to address issues of poverty, develpment, emergency disaster relief and refugee resettlement.

Reasons Why I Came and Stayed at GoodShepherd

  • Church is a family
  • The welcome we received when we first came
  • The complete support we received when going through a medical crisis
  • Friendly congregation
  • Pastor Doug is a pastor and friend
  • Quality content of sermons; good length
  • Our worship services
  • Projector and screen for songs and lessons
  • Interior sanctuary lay-out
  • Our multi-use facility (three spaces that can hold over 100 people each)
  • Talented musicians
  • We have developed true friendships since becoming members here
  • Beautiful facility, stained glass windows, marvelous kitchen
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Our community involvement
  • "Green" church -- we have a recycling program
  • Cooperation of the congregation when functions and funerals are held
  • Neatness of the exterior
  • Our ability to do the impossible! (set up our church for 800 people for a funeral!)