Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
580 Larkin Street, Salinas, CA 93907

Phone: 831-424-5643
Fax: 831-424-5402

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Office Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Pastor and Staff
Pastor Rick Alpers, Interim Pastor

Pastor Rick has over 30 years of ordained experience with a Doctorate of Ministry degree from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, Minnesota. Pastor Rick is a specialist in interim ministries with over 30 different interim assignments. Pastor Rick is excited about serving LCGS. 

Cameron Harrison, Music Director and Office Administration Assistant
Cameron serves as both our Music Director and Office Administration Assistant; he has served Good Shepherd since 2012. His professional background includes over fifteen years of experience teaching and tutoring music both privately and in schools.  He has taught music history at UC Santa Cruz, served as a music tutor at Cabrillo College, and managed a piano studio of over twenty students. Cameron has an A.A. in Music, an A.A. in Liberal Arts and Sciences, a B.A. in Music with an emphasis on piano and percussion, an M.A. in Musicology, and a Ph.D. (ABD) in Cultural Musicology. He also has experience as a professional paralegal and volunteer organizer. He can be reached in the church office at 831-424-5643 or by e-mailing the church at goodshepluth5643
Maria Ramirez, Hall Rental Manager
Maria coordinates our facility rentals. She will be in the office on Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to 1p.m. You can reach Maria at or 831-424-5643.
Traci Derrington and Katherine Director, Custodian and Hospitality Coordinator
Traci and her daughter, Katherine, have been members of Good Shepherd for several years.  As Custodians, they work hard behind the scenes to prepare furniture and rooms for events. They can often be found working in the background, preparing our sanctuary and facility for seasonal events.  Traci also supervises our facility rentals, coordinating set up with renters and being present during rental events. Traci can be reached by calling the church office at 831-424-5643.
Worship With Us!

9 a.m. Hymn Sing
9:15 a.m. Worship with Holy Communion

10:30 a.m. Bible Study and Sunday School