• deacons

    Deacons distribute communion during worship services and bring comfort and counsel through compassionate listening and prayer ministry.  They offer home communion and are available to pray every fourth Sunday following worship and every Sunday in the Prayer Room.  Reach out at any time by email to

  • helping hands

    Helping Hands comes alongside Good Shepherd members experiencing life transitions to provide short term assistance with meals, rides, home repair, as well as encouragement during bereavement and breast cancer.  Call the church office at (916) 483-0451 to request assistance.

  • Parents helping parents

    Parents Helping Parents is a weekly meeting of parents who support one another in maintaining healthy boundaries in their home with kids who are continually challenging boundaries.  PHP meets Sundays at 4:00 PM in the Arden Meeting Center. 

  • recovery groups

    Women's AA meets Mondays at 7:00 PM in the Fireside Room

    Arden Morse AA meets on Fridays at 7:00 PM in the Fireside Room

    Learning to Care NA meets on Saturdays at 10:00 AM in the Fellowship  Hall

  • loss & life transitions

    Loss & Life Transitions is a seasonal group offered at regular intervals and dedicated to sharing loss and learning how to recover.