The 2020 Prayer Initiative: Everything to God in Prayer The Music and Worship team has chosen to emphasize prayer in 2020 to encourage a closer relationship with God among all who worship with us. Starting in February, SOTH will offer sermon series, prayer vigils, retreats, and other opportunities to learn more about prayer. Our overview of the year is here. To kick things off, on February 2, we will begin a 4-week sermon series based on the A.C.T.S. prayer model, emphasizing four types of prayer: Adoration is about who God is. Confession is about who we are. Thanksgiving is
On Sunday, February 9, Shepherd of the Hills’ Second Season Steering Committee will host Courtney Tierney, Director of Social Services for Prince William County, who will describe the plight of the homeless within our community. The presentation will be held in the SOTH sanctuary beginning at 3:30 p.m. All church members are welcome and encouraged to bring friends and neighbors. We will be collecting items for distribution to our homeless neighbors. New socks, men’s underwear, hand warmers, and AA and D size batteries are suggested.
Save the date! Bring your favorite games (s) if you would like and a dish/dessert to share. Pastor Darcy will also share about “Faith Five,” during the event, a way for families to pass on faith at home. Meeting at he Percy home contact the Church Administrator at email@example.com with any questions. All are welcome!
You are invited to join us on Christmas Eve! Meet and greet the animals of the Nativity from 3-5 p.m. Candlelight services celebrating the birth of our Lord with songs and carols at 2:00, 3:30, 5:00 and 7:00 p.m. All are welcome!
All are welcome for our special Christmas Pageant “A Christmas To Believe In!” It will be presented on Sunday, December 15th at 8:00 AM and 10:30 AM, during worship service times.
Wild Women Retreat: Wine & Crafts at Caroline Furnace – Join us for a weekend of fellowship and renewal December 6-8, 2019 at Caroline Furnace. Feel free to bring a book, your latest crafting project, and your favorite snacks and drinks to share. Caroline Furnace will provide transportation to a local winery and lead a special craft. Feel free to invite a friend! For more information or to register, visit the Caroline Furnace website at www.CarolineFurnace.org or contact Laura W. through the church office 703-754-3640.
You are invited to the 10th Annual Christmas Tea themed, “Mary Did You Know?” All women are invited to meet at church to share a time of devotion, enjoy delicious goodies, and sing Christmas carols. Please bring your favorite appetizer to share. Doug Burroughs, owner of the Flower Gallery of Manassas, will work his magic with flowers. Come and pick up some pointers for making your own arrangements. A few lucky ladies will go home with one of his incredible creations. In addition, to support the Village of Hope in Haiti, we will feature a small table of handmade
S.O.T.H. Volunteers enjoyed joining community members in preparing and serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner to students and families of Pace West School. S.O.T.H. volunteers prepared stuffing, potatoes, desserts and rolls for the feast. The day of the feast some volunteers worked in the kitchen, while others served students and their families on the food line. Each year volunteers from different areas and clubs in the community come together to provide this special meal for students and their families that might not experience it at home. S.O.T.H. has been honored to serve in the Harvest Feast for over 6 years. The
Grief Support Group – Do you or someone you know need help and encouragement after the death of a loved one? If so, GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild lives. We know it hurts, and we want to help. GriefShare will meet at church starting March 8, 2020 from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, on Sundays. Meetings will gather each Sunday (except for Easter Sunday, April 12) concluding on June 7. Contact the church administrator with any questions at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the GriefShare web site.
Childrens’ Sunday School Sunday School is a wonderful way to build friendships with peers and caring, trusted adults. In addition, children learn about and experience God’s love through reading the Bible, hearing stories, and making connections between faith and life. Adult Study: Bible Backstory – a totally new study of the Bible! Bible Backstory – Old Stories…New Revelations is designed to acquaint you with the whole Bible in one Sunday School year! You know the old stories, but we will knit them together to reveal even more. No “Bible experience” required – we will advertise each week’s backstory –