Good Shepherd is a faith community of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Delaware-Maryland Synod. For nearly 60 years we have represented a Word and Sacrament presence at the corner of Taney Ave. and 7th Street in Frederick, Maryland. We focus on reaching out to a challenging world with our gifts of time, talent, and treasure. We are a welcoming place for those seeking an experience of God’s presence both in Word and Meal and one in one another. We value learning from the Scriptures and opportunity for fellowship with one another.

Visitor Information


Good Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church is a faith community of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) Church.

Whether you are passing through our city or looking for a church home,   we are delighted to have you worship with our family in faith at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.


9:00 a.m.* – Traditional Service

10:00 a.m. – Education & Fellowship
11:00 a.m.* – Contemporary Service with Crossview Band


*Nursery/child care is available

1415 West Seventh Street
Frederick, MD 21702-4136
Phone: 301-663-3344
Fax: 301-663-3353

Free Parking available in lot behind the church. Please use the 7th Street Entrance


Our Mission:

  • To invite all people to know the unconditional love of Christ
  • To share Christ’s love through words and deeds
  • To empower people to serve Christ in the world

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About Us


Good Shepherd Church was founded as a mission congregation in Frederick in 1953 and began its building on the present site in 1955. It has been a Ministry of the Lutheran Church for more than fifty years. In 1990, it renovated the worship center and gathering area as well as completely air conditioned the facility.  See a timeline of our history!


Good Shepherd is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA).
We are a part of the Delaware-Maryland Synod.

Church Staff

Treasurer- Jean Van Tassell:  Jean brings a valuable support to the ministry of Good Shepherd through her work as Congregational Treasurer. She keeps the books balanced, the bills paid, and keeps us informed about finances.

Congregational Council and Officers

Ron Disque (President of the Council)
Mike Brady (Vice President of the Council)
Diane Harrison (Secretary of the Council)
Jean Van Tassell (Treasurer)
Diane DeMarco, Diane Harrison, Jan Lounsbury, Karen Stegman, Joe Stone, David Farnsworth, Greg Nails, Todd Crum, Mvuniwa Mtunguja


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