Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church


120 SW 2nd St, Madison, SD 57042

Mail to: P.O. Box 371

Phone: 605-427-9400




 I Am the Good Shepherd I know My own and My own know Me

John 10:14

Disciples for Christ,
for life, for every member, for all the world.



If anyone would like to know more about becoming a member,

please contact

Pastor James Lindgren (507-227-7368)


Pastor Dean Feistner (605-480-1790)  


For more information about our Pastors click on this link: Our Pastors






Good Shepherd Outreach Ministries 

Local Outreach:
Weekly Sunday worship services and classes - Encourage you to invite others.
Weekly Bible Studies and Confirmation - Encourage you to invite others.
Visits to shut-ins (members and non-members) in nursing home, assisted living facilities, homes
Assisting members and non-members of various ages throughout the week 
Youth activities for members and non-members
Both pastors are in the rotation of pastors to give a message at Bethel Home Sunday afternoon worship services and the pastors along with other pastors are looking into the possibility of starting worship services at Heritage Assisted Living
Good Shepherd Website and Facebook page where we post our weekly messages and events - Encourage you to share with others these resources.
Senior Box Distribution
Donate to the Madison Christian School
Santa Days Cookie Decorating Table
Donate to the Domestic Violence Network
Outdoor Worship Services at Lake Madison and at the Madison Depot across from the church building - Encourage you to invite others.
Host events open to the public - Encourage you to invite others.
Make and deliver quilts to the Angel Tree, Social Services, hospital, and to individuals

Sending out cards for birthdays, anniversaries, holidays, and encouragement

Regional and World Outreach:

Donate to the AFLC ministries including World Missions, AFLC missionaries, AFLC Bible School and Seminary
Make and deliver quilts to Alaska missions, Union Gospel Mission, Salvation Army and Alpha Center
Operation Christmas Child Collection Center

Youth and Family Activities: For students 6th - 12th grades and their
families. Please invite friends. Please contact Debbie F. if you plan on attending the following events and for more information and questions.
  Confirmation - Mondays from 4:15 - 5:15 pm. 
  Youth Group - First Monday of the month from 5:15 - 6:30 pm at 
      Good Shepherd. Please invite friends. Supper will be provided. Please
      let Debbie know by the Sunday before if you plan to attend so we can
      plan supper.  
  Freed Youth Group at Calvary Free Lutheran, Arlington SD - 2nd and 4th
      Wednesdays of the month from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. Please invite friends.
      Supper is provided. We will leave Good Shepherd at 5:45 pm. Please
      let Debbie know by the Sunday before if you plan on attending so
      Arlington can plan supper and also let Debbie know if you can drive. 
  AFLC SD District Youth Saturday Nights Alive (SNA) - meet quarterly
      throughout the school year. 
  AFLC Free Lutheran Youth Convention (FLY) - July 3 - 8, 2023 at the 
      YMCA of the Rockies in Estes Park, Colorado. 
Sunday Classes:
 For adults and teens: 9:45 am. The class is going through the new
  AFLC curriculum called "The Gospel in the Congregation - A Study of the
  AFLC Fundamental Principles." The Fundamental Principles are the
  principles that have guided the Lutheran Free Church and Association of
  Free Lutheran Congregations since 1897. The first principle says
  "According to the Word of God, the congregation is the right form of the
  Kingdom of God on earth." This study will help in understanding the
  congregation's role in ministry and help plan the congregation's mission
  and vision.
For children and teens: 9:45 am. The curriculum consists of studying
  God's Word, the Catechism, memory work, activities, service projects
  and music.
Please call Pastor James and Pastor Dean with prayer requests and to set up a visit.





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Feb 5 2023 Message

"The Spirit's Power & Wisdom"

I Corinthians 2:1-12

Pastor James Lindgren


Jan 29 2023 Message

"Enthroned in Your Heart"

Luke 19:1-10

Pastor Dean Feistner

Jan 22 2023 Message

"Being Saved in Christ"

I Corinthians 1:10-18

Pastor James Lindgren


Jan 15 2023 Message

"How's Your Hearing?"

Matthew 13:18-23

Pastor Bill Buck


Jan 8 2023 Message

"Alive in Christ"

Romans 6:1-11

Pastor James Lindgren


Dec 25 2022 Message

"Restore and Reclaim"

Isaiah 9:6-7

Pastor Dean Feistner


Dec 24 2022 Message

"Jesus Born, Proclaimed, Revealed"

Pastor James Lindgren


Dec 18 2022 Message

"Prepare the Way"

Matthew 11:11-15

Pastor Dean Feistner


Dec 11 2022 Message

"Jesus Born Savior & God"

Matthew 1:18-25

Pastor James Lindgren


Dec 4 2022 Christmas Program & Message
"The Key"
Pastor Dean Feistner & Sunday School Students



For more information about our Pastors and Archived Messages click on this link: Our Pastors



For more information

If you would like to know more about Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church, here are some options:

* Contact us using our contact form

* Email:

* Call: (605) 427-9400 

* Visit the I'm New, About Us, and FAQ pages 


9:45am - Sunday School

10:45am - Worship




10:00am-noon - Office Hrs

7:30 - 8:30 pm - Office Hrs






10:00am-noon - Office Hrs

1:30 - 4:30pm - Office Hrs

1:00pm - Quilting

4:15 pm - Confirmation



10:00am-noon - Office Hrs




NOTE: See our Events page for a full calendar