WHAT: Dine out for donations! 20% of all sales will be donated to Crossroads-Connections WHEN: Monday, February 25th from 4:00 – 8:00 PM WHERE: Panera Bread 7351 Atlas Walk Way, Gainesville, Virginia WHY: Raise money for the Crossroads-Connection Weekend Food Program You must show this flyer to the cashier to ensure that your order counts towards our fundraising totals. Thank you for being part of the Crossroads Community!
As we strive to welcome more people to grow in their faith, and as we serve the community, we are excited at the opportunity to expand our church building. Conversations and planning has begun. All are welcome to be part of the conversations! Gatherings will be held at Shepherd of the Hills: Sunday, February 17, 9:10 AM – 10:20 AM CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER: Thursday, February 21, 10 AM – 11:30 AM Sunday, February 24, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
For over a thousand years, stories from the Bible have been the source of inspiration for beautiful works of art. To celebrate the Transfiguration of Our Lord (Sunday, March 3rd), we will have a special event between services that looks at two famous depictions of this miracle, Raphael’s *The Transfiguration *and Bellini’s Transfiguration of Christ. Artwork from congregation members will also be displayed around the sanctuary for you to enjoy. Join us for this special time of fellowship and discussion of thispivotal moment in Jesus’ ministry and the artistic endeavors it inspired. Pancake breakfast following both worship services this
Do you want to become a member of Shepherd of the Hills or get to know more about the congregation? “Discover Shepherd of the Hills”, takes place immediately following the 10:30 AM worship service. Lunch is provided and childcare is available if it is helpful. Please contact the church office for our next upcoming class at firstname.lastname@example.org or if you have any questions. All are welcome!
Save the Date: Second Season will present SOTH’s Warren Beeton who will discuss his recent visit to the West Antarctic Peninsula, Deception Island, and Tierra Del Fuego – the “End of the World.” His photographs will bring to life his encounters with local marine and terrestrial life and demonstrate the effect of climate change on the Antarctic and its wildlife. The program will be held at the Regency at Dominion Valley Clubhouse at 3 p.m. RSVP to the church office or sign up on the Connections insert.
All are invited to an outing on January 13th, to see the Pied Piper Theater’s musical production of Disney’s Newsies. We will meet at the Hylton Performing Arts Center (10960 George Mason Circle) at 2 pm for a backstage tour, and the show starts at 3 pm. The cost is $10 per ticket. Checks should be made to SOTH with “Newsies” in the memo. We need a final head count by January 3, 2019. We will meet at the Hylton Center (10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, Virginia 20109) at 2:00 pm for a back stage tour before the show
Come join the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Eve. We gather together for worship services with songs of the season and candlelight. Bring the children to see the annual live nativity with camels, sheep and more from 3 – 5 pm. Join us as we worship together and remember the true reason for the season. All are welcome!
Mid-Week Advent Worship All are welcome to join us for a pot luck chili dinner at 6:30 pm with a Holden evening prayer service at 7:30 pm
Family Fun Night March 3, at 5:00 pm, join us for an evening of fun! Staff from Caroline Furnace will be at Shepherd of the Hills for family fun night. Caroline Furnace will be providing dinner, games and a campfire for s’mores. Bring your questions about camp and retreat opportunities! Summer camp opportunities are open to those in first grade to 18 years of age, as well as family camp weeks. Sign up to attend on the *Connections*insert. This summer, the week of July 14-19, 2019, Pastor Darcy will be atCaroline Furnace serving as the chaplain. Visit the Caroline Furnacewebsite
Mark your calendars to save the dates for these exciting opportunities! June 23-28: Join us for our first Youth Mission Trip next summer. All current 6th – 12th grade students are welcome. We will be in Taylorsville NC where we will serve and learn about the strengths and struggles of marginalized rural populations. We can no longer guarantee a spot but if you are interested please let us know and we will work to secure a spot for you. Financial assistance is available. July 8-12: Another exciting week of Vacation Bible School for ages 4 years old through rising