Mid-week Lenten Services Join us Wednesdays at 7pm, starting Feb. 24 on Zoom for a short service in which we explore Eric Burtness’ Book of Faith Lenten Journey: Beyond Question. Each week we will examine one of the transformative questions that Jesus asked in the Gospels. Copies of the book are available at church on a first come basis. Otherwise, they can be ordered from Augsburg online Mid-week Bulletin Downloads Download bulletin for Wed, 17 February Download bulletin for Wed, 24 February Download bulletin for Wed, 3 March Download bulletin for Wed, 10 March Download bulletin for Wed, 17
All ages are invited to join Pastor Darcy on Zoom each Sunday at 10 am for fellowship and prayer while we aren’t able to gather at church. Don’t miss this chance meet with others online to say thanks to God and to pray for the needs of our families, church, community, nation, and world in a friendly group setting.
Dear Shepherd of the Hills Community, Shepherd of the Hills church leaders have been in conversation regarding ministry and worship during this unprecedented time in our nation and world related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to many unknowns and concern we have for people in and beyond our congregation and out of an abundance of caution, we will not hold worship services or education gatherings until further notice. The wonderful thing about the Church is that no matter where we are, we are the Church. We can live our faith through what we at SOTH call the “Marks of Discipleship”
Shepherd of the Hills is partnering with Hill School in Middleburg to support the Police Precinct of District 7D in Anacostia, a neighborhood in DC. We are working with the Supervisor of Community Outreach to meet the needs of the police and to reach into the community. We will be answering the prayers of this department by providing protective equipment and donations to keep these first responders safe. The need is great! Also, at this time, some police men and women are away from their families, renting apartments, for fear of bringing the corona virus home. You can make
Ash Wednesday Service February 26th, 2020 at 7:30pm Mid-Week Evening Services March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, and April 1st. Light Dinners at 6:30pm Service at 7:30pm
Photos from the Blessing of the Animals Service On Sunday afternoon we gathered for a special Blessing of the Animals. Thanks to everyone who brought out their pet for a blessing. We give thanks for animals that gladden our lives and the earth that we share!
Songs and S’mores – June 24th at 7:30 pm, friends of all ages enjoyed a campfire worship and s’mores for the whole family. Volleyball and other games were available to play as well, a fun time of fellowship and gaming was had by all!
Ash Wednesday Service with imposition of ashes will be Feb 14th at 7:30 pm. Lenten Suppers and Holden Evening Prayer Shepherd of the Hills is hosting simple Lenten Suppers at 6:30 pm, followed by Holden Evening Prayer at 7:30 pm on the following Wednesdays of Lent: Feb 21 Feb 28 Mar 7 Mar 14 Mar 21 All are welcome!
Highlights from today’s 10:30 am worship.
ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, co-hosted a commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The event, which included speakers and a service, was held at the Washington National Cathedral, in Washington, D.C. Bishop Eaton was joined by co-hosts Indiana-Kentucky Synod Bishop Bill Gafkjen, ELCA Vice President Bill Horne and Metropolitan Washington, D.C., Synod Bishop Richard Graham. Over 2,000 people celebrated the Reformation, use this link to see the live stream: View event details on the ELCA website here