Lutheran Disaster Response

Lutheran Disaster Response

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.

Frolicking, Food, Film & Lock-in Fun! Friday, September 22 at 5:30 PM

Frolicking, Food, Film & Lock-in Fun! Friday, September 22 at 5:30 PM

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.

Make a Splash With Us at the Water Carnival! Sunday, August 27 at 12 PM

Make a Splash With Us at the Water Carnival! Sunday, August 27 at 12 PM

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 nbonnaire@sothva.org know how many youth will attend by August 23. For water games, let Amanda Odendahl at admin@sothva.org know how many in your family will attend by August 23.

Vacation Bible School: July 10–14, 9am to 12pm, Experience Daniel’s Courage!

Vacation Bible School: July 10–14, 9am to 12pm, Experience Daniel’s Courage!

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 nbonnaire@sothva.org.

Grief Share & Support Meetings

Grief Share & Support Meetings

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 a new session will be offered in the future at Shepherd of

Midweek Lenten Services

Midweek Lenten Services

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

Ash Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Ash Wednesday, February 22, 2023

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