Forest Hill & 43rd Street
Richmond, VA 23225

To Know Christ and to Make Him Known

Music at Good Shepherd


“Music touches parts of the soul words cannot even reach.” – Plato
“To sing is to pray twice.” – St. Augustine


“You’re invited to participate in music ensembles at Good Shepherd. Come join us!” – Andy

A Texas clergyman writes: “You should join the choir: it really is the answer … read more.
Andy’s 2021 Holiday Special: The Jingle Singers


Do you love to sing – to make a joyful noise unto the Lord? Come to choir on Thursday evenings and join your voice with ours! All are welcome. To learn more, visit:  Choir.



Do you play the hand bells? Do you want to learn how? Calling all hand bell players or wannabe hand bell players — positions are open to “Make a Joyful Ringing Noise!”  To learn more, visit: Bell Choir.


For more details on the two opportunities above, please see me after church at the organ or during the fellowship period in the parish hall; or email me: Music Director, Andy Shelden or ajshelden.music@gmail.com.

Blue Grass Band

For an intimate congregation such as ours, we are fortunate to have an abundance of musical talent. We even have a special summer service that features our in-house bluegrass group on banjo, mandolin, and guitar! To learn more, visit:  Blue Grass Band.


The Good Shepherd “tracker action” organ was built by the Dobson Organ Company. To learn more, visit: The Organ.