Worship
Worship
Worship
Worship
Worship
Worship
Worship
Worship
OUR VISION. The People of the Church of the Good Shepherd aspire to grow continually in Spirit with Christ as our head and the Holy Spirit as our Guide. We are a parish of many blessings and we pray that our spiritual growth will be witnessed through loving concern for, and service to, our parish family as well as the broader community, especially our neighbors in need. We find strength for the journey in diverse worship experiences, rich Christian education for all ages, and active lay ministry. We give joyful thanks for the many blessings of the Lord.
ANTI-DISCRIMINATION POLICY
The Vestry of the Church of the Good Shepherd expects all groups using its facilities to be welcoming of all potential participants in its activities and programs, and not to discriminate based on age, gender, race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation, unless a specific program is targeted for a specific sub-group (e.g., women, men, seniors). Furthermore, the Church of the Good Shepherd will inquire and seek assurance of non-discriminatory policies from any outside venue where an official church function will take place. [adopted March 2007]
Jesus said, “For where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them." (Matthew 18:20)

OUR CHARACTER. At first glance, our church appears to be a small, intimate parish with a "country feel", located in a quiet suburban neighborhood. Enter our doors, however, and you will discover that the Church of the Good Shepherd is a vibrant faith community with rich, diverse worship experiences, a broad range of educational opportunities for children and adults, strong lay leadership, and a wide array of outreach programs. The children and teachers of the Day School fill our hallways and classrooms during the week. On Sundays and many weeknights, the church, parish hall, and classrooms are alive as we join together in God's name in worship, spiritual growth, and ministry.
OUR HISTORY. The Church of the Good Shepherd had its beginnings in the early 1900's as a branch of the Ladies Auxiliary and Sunday School of Trinity Church, Towson. Its members met in private homes until the erection in 1910 of a church building on Maple Avenue in what is now known as Riderwood. It was then recognized as a parochial mission of Trinity with the name, Chapel of the Good Shepherd, and its vestry (or "sub vestry" as it was then called) was appointed by Trinity's rector. To read more about our history, click here.
OUR LOCATION. Good Shepherd is located near Towson, MD in the neighborhood of Ruxton. We are just inside the Baltimore Beltway (I695) off the Charles Street exit #25. Click here for directions.
OUR CLERGY, STAFF AND VESTRY. For information about the Church of the Good Shepherd, you may contact our Clergy and Staff, or our Officers or Vestry members.
An Episcopal/Anglican Church of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland
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1401 Carrollton Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204
410.823.0122
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This page updated November 25, 2012
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RITE I IN CHURCH
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