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







CALENDAR OF EVENTS for Good Shepherd Free Lutheran Church (GSFL), Madison SD and Center Free Lutheran Church (CFL), rural Salem SD

  • Weekly Schedule:

Sundays: 9:00 am CFL Worship / 10:00 am CFL Sunday Classes

                 9:45 am GSFL Sunday Classes / 10:45 am GSFL Worship

Mondays: 10:00 am – Noon Office Hours at GSFL

Wednesdays: 10:00 am – Noon and 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Office Hours

at GSFL 

Thursdays: 10:00 am – Noon Office Hours at GSFL 



Upcoming Events:

WEDNESDAY NIGHT BIBLE STUDY - each Wednesday in May at 7:00 pm at Good Shepherd Free

PICKEREL LAKE LUTHERAN BIBLE CAMP - 2043 Bible Camp Road, Grenville, SD 57239

Cost: $75. Online registration at

Senior High week (for students completed 8th-12th grades) will be June 18 -23. Deadline to register and pay is May 27.

Junior High week (for students completed 5th-7th grades) will be July 16-21. Deadline to register and pay is June 27.



Monday, June 12, at Good Shepherd Free Lutheran. 

6:00 pm Potluck with presentation to follow.

Nate and Rhoda and their family are AFLC missionaries who serve in Uganda. Last summer Pastor Dean and Faith Hale visited the Jore’s and learned about their missionary work. Nate and Rhoda will share about the mission work in Uganda. 

REKINDLE THE FIRE – Sharing Jesus in the Post-Christian America

Tuesday, June 13, at Living Word Free Lutheran Church, Sioux Falls at 3:00 pm. This event is put on by AFLC Evangelism & Discipleship. It is free and open to everyone.

Register at:


2023 AFLC WMF CONFERENCE – Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, Sioux Falls

Wednesday, June 14 at 9:00 am. Theme is "Rescued and Redeemed" from Colossians 1:13-14. Devotions by Michele Mobley. Workshop Speakers are Dr Brent Olson, Tami Demo and Michelle Olson. Register online:

2023 AFLC ANNUAL CONFERENCE – Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center, Sioux Falls

Wednesday, June 14 starting at 7:00 pm. To register for the Conference, go to:  Housing is available now for reserving at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel. Please call 605-336-0650 to reserve a room and mention that you are registering with the SD AFLC for the AFLC Annual Conference. Please plan on attending to learn more about the AFLC and the AFLC ministries. All AFLC members have a vote in the ministry of the AFLC. In connection with the Conference, there will be a meeting of the WMF (Women’s Missionary Federation), a VBS for children and youth events as well.

AFLC AMBASSADOR CONCERT - Sunday, June 18, at 10:00 am at Good Shepherd. This will be a joint worship service with Center Free.
Please call Pastor James and Pastor Dean with prayer requests and to set up a visit.





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May 28 2023 Message

"He Will Restore, Make Strong, Firm & Steadfast"

I Peter 4:12-19, 5:6-11

Pastor James Lindgren


May 21 2023 Message


Luke 11:5-13

Pastor Dean Feistner


May 14 2023 Message

"We Are Foreigners"

John 17:9-17

Pastor Dean Feistner


May 7 2023 Message

"Belonging to God"

John 14:1-14

Pastor James Lindgren


Apr 30 2023 Message

"Scattered Sheep"

Ezekiel 34:11-16

Pastor Dean Feistner


Apr 23 2023 Message

"Life Eternal Through the Living and Enduring Word of God"

I Peter 1:17-25

Pastor James Lindgren


Apr 16 2023 Message

"A Reasoned Approach"

Acts 5:28-42

Pastor James Lindgren


Apr 9 2023 Easter Message

"Stuck in Friday"

Luke 24:1-9

Pastor Dean Feistner


Apr 7 2023 Good Friday Message

"Jesus Crucified"

John 19:17-42

Pastor James Lindgren


Apr 2 2023 Message


Matthew 21:1-9

Pastor Dean Feistner


Mar 26 2023 Message

"Are We There Yet?

Numbers 21:4-9

Pastor Dean Feistner


Mar 22 2023 Message

"Jesus Arrested & Tried"

Matthew 26:47-27:26

Pastor James Lindgren


Mar 19 2023 Message

"Darkness or Light"

Ephesians 5:8-14

Pastor James Lindgren


Mar 12 2023 Message

"The Goodness of God"

Psalm 121

Pastor Dean Feistner


Mar 8 2023 Lent Message

"The Lord's Supper"

Matthew 26:17-29

Pastor James Lindgren


Mar 5 2023 Message

"Return with All Your Heart"

Joel 2:12-19

Pastor James Lindgren


Feb 26 2023 Message

"Believe What Was Spoken"

Luke 18:31-43

Pastor Dean Feistner


Feb 19 2023 Message

"Jesus & the three on the Mountain +2"

Matthew 17:1-9

Pastor James Lindgren


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