Meet Jack & Cheryle.

Good Shepherd Meet Jack & Cheryle

Meet Jack & Cheryle. Meet Jack and Cheryle. Jack & Cheryle are a very loving couple who enjoy their life together. Cheryle was born May 7, 1946, and has two older brothers. They grew up in North Minneapolis on Freemont Avenue, right on the bus line. She really enjoyed that convenience because she and her friends could ride anywhere. Cheryle … Read More

Meet Paula of Shepherd of Grace.

Meet Paula of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Paula of Shepherd of Grace. Meet Paula of Shepherd of Grace. Paula Rose Yerxa was born on October 21st, 1938; she’ll be 80 years old this fall. Paula’s spent her whole life in Minnesota, because her family lives here and she likes the cooler weather. She grew up in North Minneapolis and she loved to play outside with her … Read More

Michael and All Angels

St. Michael and All Angels

Michael and All Angels Michael and All Angels. On the Feast of Michael and all Angels, popularly called Michaelmas, we give thanks for the many ways in which God’s loving care watches over us, both directly and indirectly, and we are reminded that the richness and variety of God’s creations far exceed our knowledge of it. The Holy Scriptures often … Read More

Lunch Buffet & Laughter with The Church Basement Ladies.

Church Basement Ladies

Lunch Buffet & Laughter with The Church Basement Ladies. Lunch Buffet & Laughter with The Church Basement Ladies. Join us for Shepherd Tours. Relax and let Good Shepherd and Voigt’s Coach Bus Service take you to enjoy lunch and a show at the Ames Theatre in Burnsville for the latest production of The Church Basement Ladies in “You Smell Barn.” … Read More

Another Reason to Volunteer. Meet Cathy.

Another Reason to Volunteer. Meet Cathy.

Another Reason to Volunteer. Meet Cathy. Another Reason to Volunteer. Meet Cathy. Cathy is one of our many amazing volunteers. She spends her time giving to the Good Shepherd Community by working in our Northern Delights store. Cathy agreed to share her story about the way volunteering has made a difference in her life. Here is Cathy’s story in her … Read More

Meet Curtis of Good Shepherd.

Meet Curtis of Good Shepherd. Meet Curtis of Good Shepherd. Curtis was born April 16, 1948, in Portland, Oregon. His family moved to Wishram, WA, a small railroad town located on the Columbia River. They briefly lived in this historic town where Lewis & Clark camped upstream two miles. When Curtis was five years old, they moved to a very small … Read More

Happy Grandparents Day

Happy Grandparents Day

Happy Grandparents Day Grandparents Day 2018 – Sept. 9! Happy Grandparents Day. Since 2011, Generations United has spearheaded an annual campaign to encourage all generations to Do Something Grand and engage with another generation on Grandparents Day. Leading up to Grandparents Day 2018, we and our national partners will share resources, ideas, and information around this year’s theme, Immigration, to emphasize how this country’s changing age … Read More

Meet Edith of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Edith of Shepherd of Grace

Meet Edith of Shepherd of Grace. Meet Edith of Shepherd of Grace. Edith Jane Willms was born November 28, 1941. She grew up in the Wisconsin Dells and Milwaukee area in southern Wisconsin. Her mother was a waitress and worked additional odd jobs because she had to support 9 children. Edith’s father wasn’t around, so Edith never got the opportunity … Read More

Handling Caregiver Guilt after Transitioning to Senior Care

Helplessness.  Vulnerability.  Confusion.  Anger.  These are just some of the feelings seniors experience as they face the reality that their years of independent living have come to an end.  The adult children who make elder care decisions also experience a torrid of emotion and guilt.   To facilitate acceptance of the need to move a parent into a care facility, … Read More

History of Labor Day

History of Labor Day

History of Labor Day Labor Day: What it Means History of Labor Day. Labor Day, the first Monday in September, is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of our country. … Read More