In Memory of BD Shafer

We remember BD Shafer fondly at Church of the Good Shepherd. We hope you enjoy sharing the beautiful memories of BD through these photos of BD, his wife Lou Ann Shafer, and their family.

Charity was important to BD. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you make a donation to the new sound system at Church of the Good Shepherd.

Donations can be at the COGS SquareUp secure site by clicking this link:

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Worship Services:

10:00 am Sunday School

11:00 am Worship Service

No matter where you are on life’s journey, you are welcome here!


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Childcare 9:45 am – 12:15 pm
Children’s Sunday School 10:00 am
Adult Sunday School 10:00 am


 7834 Tennyson NE, Albuquerque, NM

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Church of the Good Shepherd
builds a just world
through community,
one life at a time.


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    February 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Welcome to the Church of the Good Shepherd
United Church of Christ

We are an open and affirming congregation. We try hard not to pretend to have the right to judge anyone else. On the one hand, that brings us the simple joy of receiving God’s love and celebrating that love with one another. That perspective helps us take on the challenge of sharing God’s love with all the world without the motivation of guilt. On the other hand, it may cause some to think we don’t stand for much. If we don’t push guilt and judgement, where do we find our identity? If we don’t base our fellowship on like-mindedness and agreement to certain beliefs, who are we?

We invite you to come find out. The answers aren’t easily reduced to a few words, but they are lived out in our community of faith. We have a deep fellowship based on love which calls us to serve God. We have a theological grounding which encourages open minds and honest questions. We take the Bible seriously rather than literally, and we celebrate a faith which is broad enough for all our differences.

If you are looking for a faith community that proclaims that God’s love embraces all people, you will want to participate in Church of the Good Shepherd.

No matter who you are or

where you are on life’s journey,

You are welcome here.