Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Sun Prairie, WI

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church

3416 Swansee Ridge
Sun Prairie, WI 53590-9495

Phone: 608-837-3308

The Catechism: God The Father


  1. What do we learn about God as creator from the revelation to Israel?
  2. We learn that there is one God, the Father Almighty, creator of heaven and earth, of all that is, seen and unseen.
  1. What does this mean?
  2. This means that the universe is good, that it is the work of a single loving God who creates, sustains, and directs it.
  1. What does this mean about our place in the universe?
  2. It means that the world belongs to its creator; and that we a recalled to enjoy it and to care for it in accordance with God's purposes.
  1. What does this mean about human life?
  2. It means that all people are worthy of respect and honor, because all are created in the image of God, and all can respond to the love of God.
  1. How was this revelation handed down to us?
  2. This revelation was handed down to us through a community created by a covenant with God.

The text of the Catechism is from the Book of Common Prayer, 1979, Episcopal (USA), pages 843-862.