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 14 at 7:00 p.m. as we begin our Lenten journey together. Childcare will be available. For our friends who will be streaming the service, we will be offering containers of ashes. They can be
Please join us starting February 21, 2024 during these special fellowship times… Lent is a special time of reflection, prayer, and enriching our faith. One of the gifts of a church community is the opportunity to grow in faith together. Each Wednesday night during Lent, we will gather for food, fellowship, study, and worship. Invite your friends! Childcare and activities are available for all ages after dinner. More information below. 6:00 p.m. – All are invited to dinner and a time of fellowship. Members and friends of the church will provide a simple dinner of soup, salad, and bread—a long-standing Lenten tradition at many churches, including
All men are invited on Monday, January 8 at 9:30 a.m. at SOTH for the first gathering in the New Year. Good coffee and conversation builds fellowship, friendships, and memories.
2024 “Taste of Small Groups” is the the mission to help people connect to God, one another, and faith to life! Check out the brochure HERE for information about our groups, including how to sign up. If you are interested in joining one or both of these small groups please take a moment to complete the sign-up form by clicking on the link button below. All are welcome! If you have any questions please contact Connie at firstname.lastname@example.org. Small Group Sign-up
All are welcome to join us for the Christmas production of: There’s Room for You…”In Bethlehem Inn” by John Carter. This theatre experience shares the birth of Christ through the eyes of the innkeeper, his family, servants, and you – the guests! Enjoy a midday meal as the performance unfolds around you. Reservations required by December 10th, for food planning purposes, to email@example.com. A free-will offering will be collected to support the youth ministry.
Shepherd of the Hills is hosting a GriefShare event called “Surviving the Holidays” to support our congregation and surrounding community through what many consider the most stressful time of the year. This event will provide encouragement, support, and valuable tools to navigate the season. Join us for this 2-hour event on Sunday, December 10 from 12:00-2:00 p.m. Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
All women of Shepherd of the Hills and their friends are invited to join together on Wednesday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. We will gather at the church to share a time of devotion with Pastor Darcy, enjoy delicious goodies, and sing Christmas carols. Please bring your favorite appetizer or dessert to share. Doug Burroughs, owner of Flower Gallery of Manassas, will once again 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. Arts and Artisans will hold a raffle of
Fall is officially here, and we are celebrating with SOTH’s family-friendly Fall Festival! Guests of all ages will find lots to enjoy from delicious food (brats with all the fixings, German potato salad, baked beans, hot/cold cider, popcorn and more) to live music and a host of fun fall activities (pumpkin bowling, contests and crafts). Please bring a dish to share and join us for the fun! Questions? Contact Heather at email@example.com.
Are you interested in becoming a member of Shepherd of the Hills or getting to know more about the congregation? “Discover Shepherd of the Hills” will take place Sunday, November 5 following the 10:45 Worship Service from 11:45 AM – 2:30 PM. Lunch will be provided and childcare is available if that is helpful. If you are interested in attending, need childcare, or have any questions, please contact Amanda, the church administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lutheran Disaster Response has a history of providing support for our partners and will be prepared to answer calls for assistance when the time comes. Gifts to Lutheran Disaster Response equip them to respond to disasters, whenever and wherever they strike. Gifts designated for “Middle East Crisis” will be restricted to and used in full (100%) for those affected by disasters in the region. If you would like to donate to make a difference or to learn more click HERE.