On Friday children, youth, and their families are invited to join us at SOTH for a quick friendly game of kickball, followed by a ballpark-themed meal (we will provide hot dogs, soft pretzels, nachos, etc.) in the fellowship hall and a viewing of The Sandlot at 7:30 with popcorn and candy! After that, most of the adults can go home while middle and high school youth stay for a lock-in with games, devotions, and service project discussions. After a few hours’ sleep, youth enjoy breakfast before parents pick them up on Saturday, September 23 around 9:00 AM.
The Outreach Team is busy organizing the details for God’s Work – Our Hands Sunday. We’ll share more information as it becomes available, but here is what you need to know:
In the dog days of summer, middle and high school youth are invited to a fun-filled water carnival on Sunday, August 27 at noon, where a host of pool-based water games and contests await you! Meanwhile families with children in K–5 can meet at SOTH for outdoor water games (same date/time)! For the pool party, please let Nancy Griffin-Bonnaire at firstname.lastname@example.org know how many youth will attend by August 23. For water games, let Amanda Odendahl at email@example.com know how many in your family will attend by August 23.
Come to Babylon and Experience Daniel’s Courage in Captivity Step back in time more than 2,000 years to ancient Babylon, where Daniel and his friends are forced to move and learn about a whole new culture—and expected to worship new gods. Registration for rising kindergartners through fifth graders can be found here. We need a lot of help! If you would like to volunteer to help with crafts, games, decorations, snacks, leading a tribe, and more, please consider joining us. To volunteer please click here to register. If you have questions, contact Nancy Griffin-Bonnaire at firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 18, 2023 | Summer Camp Begins! Please call or email the church administrator with any questions at email@example.com.
Do you or someone you know need help and encouragement after the death of a loved one? GriefShare is a 13-week seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It is a place to be around people who understand what you are feeling. At GriefShare, you will learn valuable information about recovering from your grief and renewing your hope for the future. You are welcome to begin attending the group at any point. Each session is “self-contained” and meetings are Thursdays from 1-3 PM at Shepherd of the Hills starting July
Join us on Sunday October 1 at 4:00 p.m. with your furry, feathered, shelled or scaled friends for a special youth-led service that honors these beloved family members! Rain date: October 15
Children of all ages are welcome to participate in an Easter egg hunt and fellowship time. Plenty of surprise-filled eggs will be hidden in and around the grassy area in the back of the church building. Join us for the fun—bring a basket or something to carry the eggs you find! Questions? Contact Nancy Griffin-Bonnaire at firstname.lastname@example.org
Each Sunday during the season of Lent, we sing together, “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and renew a right spirit in me” beautiful words from the psalmist profoundly express the purpose of our Lenten journey, a journey that influences all the days that follow it. This year at Shepherd of the Hills, we will have an opportunity to enrich our faith life through midweek Lenten gatherings on Wednesdays from March 1-29. Lenten Service Schedule -Evenings will begin with food and fellowship from 6:00 to 6:45 p.m. -At 6:45 p.m., Dr. Mark Vitalis-Hoffman, a professor from United
Since the sixth century, Christians have gathered on Ash Wednesday to mark the beginning of Lent, a time of the church year when we recommit to Christian growth. Ash Wednesday is a service when we think about our mortality, but it is in this contemplation that we better understand how to live a life rooted in Christ. We hope that all will join us for worship (and streaming) on February 22 at 7:00 p.m. as we begin our Lenten journey together. Streaming Link Here Bulletin Link Here