If you are visiting our website for the first time, Welcome! the Church of the Good Shepherd is a thriving, downtown church with a rich history and vibrant ministry today. Having served Corpus Christi and South Texas for over 150 years, we continue to change lives by sharing Christ in our community and among our neighbors. The Church of the Good Shepherd is an energetic and enthusiastic congregation of believers, who welcomes you to join us in our worship, our study and fellowship, and mission outreach to the city, state, country and the world. We invite you to learn more about us by exploring this site, and of course by visiting us in person. Our prayer is that in joining us, you will grow in your faith in God, through the Lord Jesus Christ, while experiencing God’s Spirit through authentic fellowship. For more information, click on Explore Good Shepherd.

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It’s Shoebox Time!  Deadline to turn in gift-filled boxes is Wednesday, November 16

Please join us again this year as we send gift-filled boxes to poverty stricken children around the world and share the love of Christ. This is what you do:
1.  Pick up a box at the Church Office. (Or use your own shoebox.)
2.  Choose an age and gender of a child.
3.  Pack box with small toys and toiletries.
4.  Include a $7 donation in the top of the box to pay for shipping, etc. 
(Checks should be made out to Samaritan’s Purse.)
5.  Do not seal the box. Place a rubber band around the box to close.
6.  Place a label on your box and pray for the child who receives your box.
7.  Bring your box to the Church Office no later than Wednesday, November 16th.

You can also pay for your shipping and track your package online at www.samaritanspurse.org.

Halloween Style Show & Reverse Trick-or-Treat


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Next Build Date:  Saturday, November 19 at 8:00 a.m.
Church of the Good Shepherd is part of The Episcopal Ministries of Corpus Christi along with the other Episcopal Churches in our city.  Together we will build wheelchair ramps for individuals and families with financial need.  We also seek to strengthen neighborhoods by building community connections.

Saturday, November 19
Ramp Build at 4630 Elvira
  • Build Team arrives at 8:00 a.m.
  • Front Team arrives at 9:00 a.m. to re-invite neighbors and bring them together.
  • Refreshments are welcome.

Join us for this important ministry.  We are changing lives and sharing Christ!

Living Our Legacy Capital Campaign

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The following projects have been completed:

  • Richard King Building Endowment Fund
  • St. James Scholarship Fund
  • St. James Maintenance Reserve Fund
  • Storage Shed Removed from Water Street
  • New Children’s Chapel Floors
  • Children’s Chapel Doors Refinished
  • Courtyard Flowerbed Repaired
  • Concrete Breezeway Repaired
  • New Middle School Roof
  • Exterior Lighting Repaired Campus Wide
  • Tiles in Narthex and at Church Entry Repaired
  • Rotted Soffitts outside Children’s Chapel Replaced
  • Masonry Repaired
  • Missing Downspouts Replaced
  • Broken Drain Pipes on Water St. Level Replaced
  • Water St. Level HVAC Water Lines and Insulation Replaced
  • Security Alarm Panels Upgraded Campus Wide
  • Upgrade Fire Alarm System for Foster, Brown and Gym
  • Access Control System on Main Doors Campus Wide
  • Security Cameras Campus Wide
  • Munds/Dobbins Hall Water Infiltration
  • Middle School Window Repairs
  • Repairs and Updates to Men’s Breezeway Restroom
  • Bluff Terracing
  • Chiller Unit for Foster Hall and Sanctuary
  • Humidity Control System for Sanctuary
  • Insulation Replaced for Upper Foster Hall Chiller Lines
  • Hurricane Shutters for St. James Art Room
  • Electrical Sub-panels for Foster Hall Classrooms Replaced
  • Projection System for Munds Hall Auditorium
  • Middle School Courtyard Repairs
  • Upgrade Church Office Server and Computers
  • Church Refrigerator Replaced
  • Stained Glass Window Preventive Maintenance and Protection
  • Impact Resistant/Energy Efficient Windows for Munds Hall

The following projects are in progress:

  • Campus Wide Wireless Network
  • Campus Wide Irrigation System Repairs
  • Audio/Visual Recording, Projection and Sound System Upgrades for Sanctuary