staff bios


Meet our staff at Good Shepherd:

Rev. Sharolyn Browning

Rev. Sharolyn Browning


Pastor Sharolyn serves with ELCA congregations in Central Texas, and has begun working with Good Shepherd Lutheran on June 19 th on a half time basis. During this season of transition, she will preach and preside at worship on the 2nd, 4th, and 5th Sundays, provide pastoral care, and be a pastoral and intentional guide during this season of change.

Phone: (512) 270-1849

Steve Carlton

Steve Carlton


Steve received a B.A. in Music from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, where he studied classical and jazz piano. Since moving to Austin in 2014, he has been involved in music in Austin and Bastrop County, in addition to his involvement with Good Shepherd Lutheran Church,

church council members 

Meet our Council at Good Shepherd:

Judy Seymore President
Emily Cosman Vice-President
Lori Chapin Secretary
Jan Schwindt Treasurer
Mary Black Spiritual Life Chair
Betty Davenport Care and Outreach Chair
Randy Geltmeier Resource Development Chair


Sunday, 10 am

Bible Study

Sunday, 8:30 am

Dialogue Circles

Wednesday, 6:30 pm

Contact Info

202 State Hwy 71

PO Box 750

Bastrop, TX 78602

(512) 303-3980