Good Shepherd is intensely focused on reaching out to others through a variety of programs and activities, including:

-Children’s Enrichment Workshop (CEW), a collaborative program among three local elementary schools and four Riverside/Avondale churches who offer after-school enrichment programs for students, led by church volunteers

-Annual school supplies drive, whereby our parishioners donate classroom supplies for teachers in a local elementary school

-Shepherd’s Tree, gift-giving at Christmas to students selected by the principal of a local elementary school

-Thanksgiving meals, prepared and delivered by parishioners to families identified as needing help at Thanksgiving

-St. Catherine’s food pantry weekly food collection and delivery

-Gateway Community Services monthly celebration of Holy Eucharist with Good Shepherd parishioners

-Iglesia de la Ascención, Florida, Camagüey, Cuba, our companion parish in the Diocese of Cuba




  • Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd
  • 1100 Stockton Street
  • Jacksonville, FL 32204
  • United States
  • Phone: (904) 387-5691
  • welcome@gsjax.church