No matter who you are, or where you are on life's journey ... you are welcome here!


Video recordings of Sunday services will be posted here on Sunday mornings.



   In the desert it is sometimes hard to find a cool, safe place to rest, a place where your spirit is renewed by community and refreshed by living waters. We are glad you have found your way here to receive our extravagant welcome.

   We hope you will come to know us as a vibrant, relaxed and diverse community of faith, and as a church that In thegathers to nurture, share and celebrate the wonder of life.
   For at The Good Shepherd we are all spiritual seekers who find joy in community; meaning in living faith-filled lives; purpose in seeking to promote justice and compassion; and direction in following in the way of Jesus.



9:00 am Spirited Traditional Service

11:15 am Relaxed Contemporary Service

Nursery and Church School during 11:15 Worship

Fellowship Time after both Services

Church Office hours are 9:00 am to 2:00 pm Monday - Thursday

How to Stay Connected

during the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Participate in worship on Sundays (9:00 am and 11:15 am) on Facebook or our live streams page. Hope you can join us. You can also find previously recorded worship services here and here.

  • Weekly Wednesday Zoom Coffee Conversation at 10:00 - 11:00am. It is really easy to join. You just need to tap this link on your computer.

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  • Rebecca McElfresh made a great video to help people get acquainted with Zoom.

  • Lenten Four Week Study Session “The Last Week," led by Susan Hill, is an audio series featuring new dialogue with John Dominic Crossan based on his book with the late Marcus Borg, The Last Week: What the Gospels Really Teach About Jesus’s Final Days in Jerusalem. Even if you know the Easter story well, “The Last Week” will enhance your understanding and create the space to reflect on its meaning in today’s world. Join us on Wednesday afternoons from 3:30 - 5:00 pm (March 25, 31, and April 7) in a Zoom conference call. If you are interested, please call Rebecca at 440-376-6651.

  • Each week look for more opportunities to help us connect with each other. And look for an occasional email from the Good Shepherd. If you have any questions or concerns or just want to talk, call The Good Shepherd (520-625-1375) and we will be available.    

  • Pray for one another, yourself, and our world as we deal with this situation.  

Open and Affirming

We believe God embraces all people equally, regardless of gender, race or sexual orientation. Read about our commitment to welcome all into our fellowship.

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Javarita Coffeehouse

A ministry of The Good Shepherd UCC dedicated to supporting and bringing fine live acoustic music to the Santa Cruz Valley for more than 15 years.