Ministry & Fellowship

This wonderful ministry is called Serving Our Savior, SOS. Our congregation, in cooperation with Shepherd of the Hills Episcopal Church, Hope Evangelical Lutheran Church, House of Power, Unity of Citrus County, and House of Peace, runs a food pantry at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church.

This is spearheaded by our Social Ministry Committee.

Social Ministry Committee supports/provides Citrus United Basket (CUB). Rides for members unable to drive themselves. The supply of home health care equipment.  Supports the Family Resource Center, Citrus County.  Food is packaged on Wednesday mornings and distributed to people in need on Thursday mornings from 8:30 to 11:00.

Fellowship Committee supports/provides wonderful refreshments after each Sunday worship service and many other happenings including Lenten and Advent potlucks, special events, and annual tag sale.

Bereavement Subcommittee has oversight of funeral meals/refreshments after funerals.

Craft ’n Share meets on the fourth Wednesday of the month, from 10 AM - 2 PM, for good conversation and great craft projects for the benefit of the church (e.g., shut-ins, WELCA events, various Citrus County non-profits, etc.).


Quilters meet the third Wednesday of each month, from 10 AM - 2 PM. In 2010 alone,

they donated 46 full size quilts to Lutheran World Relief; 42 baby quilts to Citrus Co.’s World’s Greatest Baby Shower; 9 baby quilts to the Pregnancy Center; and 22 full size

quilts to Family Resources for Christmas. See our Photo/Video page.

The Breakfast Group gathers each Tuesday at 8 AM at Mama’s Kuntry Kafe on Route 44 in Inverness, for great food and conversation.

Pairs & Spares invites couples (pairs) and single people (spares) to lunch and an outing on the fourth Friday of the month,

often carpooling from the church. Reservations are required by Wednesday preceding the Friday event. Sign-up in

Fellowship Hall.

Hilltoppers meet for lunch once a month for an afternoon of friendship, fellowship, and good food. Call the office for

information about the next luncheon and with your reservation (352) 746-7161.

For  more information on any of these ministries and fellowship opportunities — just give us a call or drop us an email!