Good Shepherd is one of 79 parishes in the Episcopal Diocese of Southwest Florida and a member of the worldwide Anglican Communion. As a diocesan community, we seek to live out Jesus' Great Commission that we should be in the world to make disciples of all people ministering God's redemptive gifts of love and grace.
The Right Rev. Douglas F. Scharf, Bishop
Diocese of Southwest Florida
Good Shepherd Staff
Chrisine's role as the Senior Warden is to serve as the lay partner with our rector in articulating the mission and vision of the parish, in managing its day-to-day operations, identifying and nurturing leaders, and empowering members of the congregation to live out the Gospel in their daily lives. She can be reached at (941) 468-4028 or email@example.com
As Junior Warden (the people's warden) Don is responsible for all the property and movable goods belonging to the parish church. No small task! He oversees repairs, new purchases, security, and special projects. (941) 735-3399 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ed Silva heads the Welcome Commission. If you are a first timer to Good Shepherd, you will find new friends quickly, as we invite you to introduce yourself at announement time, and stay after the service to enjoy food and fellowship.
Every Sunday following the worship service you are invited to attend a leisurely gathering in our parish hall. With an abundance of food and beverages, it is a time to catch up, to fill up, and to charge up where friends from old and new await. There are many other gatherings and celebrations throughout the year to foster friendship and growth.
As chair of the Stewardship Commission, Barbara works with all of the Commission Chairs to coordinate our mission of Becoming a Blessed Church. Being good stewards of not only our treasure, but of our time and talent as well, helps us to focus on that mission as we serve Christ at Good Shepherd.
(401) 524-5289 or email@example.com
The Outreach Commission is comprised of parishioners committed to putting love into action. The goal is to reach out beyond our church community to provide for the needs of others through programs that supply food, clothing, shelter, education, and social advocacy to under-served populations. The commission also proactively identifies outreach partners and pursues fundraisers for monetary distributions to those partners. For more information call Stephanie Kitt at 312-316-1258 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spiritual Formation Commission
Libby Chinman is in charge of scheduling Inquirers, Bible study classes, Fellowship Flocks, the yearly retreat and any other programs that help the members of Good Shepherd grow in their understanding of what it means to be a Christian in our day. (718-578-7907) or email@example.com
Parish Care Commission
Carole is co-chair of Parish Care. She keeps in touch with any parishioners in hospitals, recovery facilities or who are homebound. She organizes visits in coordination with our clergy and makes sure families in need of an extra meal receive that from our Comfort Care Meals Ministry. (201) 467-1711 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Parish Care Commission
Elaine is co-chair of Parish Care. She keeps in touch with any parishioners in hospitals, recovery facilities or who are homebound. She organizes visits in coordination with our clergy and makes sure families in need of an extra meal receive that from our Comfort Care Meals Ministry. (941-350-5747) or email@example.com
Teresa keeps agenda and minute items from any Vestry meetings. She also plans the Vestry Retreat and the Annual Parish meeting.
(443) 223-6184 or
The Treasurer is responsible for the financial affairs of church, reporting to the Rector, Wardens and Vestry. Bob’s duties include providing ongoing assistance to the parish bookkeeper, preparing and presenting monthly financial reports to the Vestry and annual reports to the congregation and Diocese, participating in the monthly Finance Committee and Vestry meetings and in the annual Stewardship initiative.
Bob can be reached at
(413) 244-4341 or
Assistant Treasurer - Treasurer Emeritus
After 18 years of faithful service as Treasurer, Dave Beall has stepped into a new role as the Treasurer Emeritus. Dave’s duties include chairing the Finance Committee, acting as the primary bank contact for the Endowment Fund, and participating in the annual Stewardship initiative.
Dave can be reached at (941) 549-1732 or firstname.lastname@example.org
The Assistant Treasurer supports the mission of the Treasurer. Lynne is learning to navigate the Realm financial software and to become familiar with the responsibilities of the Treasurer and the duties of the parish bookkeeper. She participates in the monthly Finance Committee and Vestry meetings. Later this year she will start preparing and presenting monthly financial reports to the Vestry. All of this is intended to prepare her to take on the role of Treasurer as the need might arise.
Lynne can be reached at
(303) 720-9505 or