• Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Church of the Good Shepherd
  • Church of the Good Shepherd

Who We Are

Loving God, Loving Life

The Church of the Good Shepherd is a community of people saved by the grace of God through faith in Jesus Christ and empowered by the Holy Spirit to further God's Kingdom through:
* Proclaiming the Gospel of Jesus Christ
* Being transformed into the image of Christ
* Loving one another and our neighbor
* Reaching out to the world

Our Services

Service Times

  • 09:15am - Sunday School
  • 10:30am - Morning Worship

What to Expect

What are services like?
Musically, we mostly use piano and organ for traditional hymns and some contemporary worship songs. Our liturgy is traditional in form but heartfelt. We have some people in suits and ties, and others who wear jeans. The preaching is biblical and gospel-centered.

What is the community like?
We are a short distance from Grace College, a four year liberal arts Christian college. The church community is made up of a number of families in the community and are familiar with this area. We are generally considered an older church community due to our with more traditional worship and services. However, we of course, joyfully welcome and enjoy a growing number of young people and their families.


Eric Sass

Eric Sass

Pastor Eric Sass, with his wife, Kelly, have faithfully served the Church of the Good Shepherd for almost 2 years now. His sermons are solidly biblical and inspiring. And his commitment to the community and to the congregation has inspired a rapid growth and fellowship. After concluding a 13-year senior pastorate at a church near Hillsdale, Michigan, he entered the Doctor of Ministry program at Grace Theological Seminary in the fall of 2020. Sass is a graduate of Faith Baptist Bible College and Seminary in Ankeny, Iowa. He began his pastorate at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Winona Lake, Indiana starting September 6th, 2020.


708 College Avenue
PO Box 617
Winona Lake, IN 46590

What Members Say

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  • Esther Zellner
    This is a very caring church with a feeling of being home among a loving family. I have really felt at home here since I started coming in July. They have traditional services with hymns and piano music. Terry White is an excellent pianist and worship leader and really helps to set the tone. Pastor Eric Sass is new to the pulpit, but vibrant and encouraging in his messages. The church is also very mindful of covid guidelines. When we can not meet - services are recorded. I am so thankful to God for this little church.
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