You are invited to engage in the 12 days of Christmas Devotional! Various leaders from across the Metro D.C. Synod, including a few of our seminarians, have provided daily devotions, prayers and questions to ponder during the 12 days leading up to Epiphany.Download the Devotional PDF HERE. Daily devotional posts will be shared at 5:00 AM every morning on the Synod website and Facebook page.
Come celebrate the miraculous birth! Please join us for outdoor (in lawn chairs & vehicles) and Zoom Worship Times: 4:00, 5:30 and 7:00 PM. O, Come, let us adore Christ the Lord through the singing of carols, listening to the Gospel story as young people present the Nativity scene, celebrating Holy Communion, and singing “Silent Night” with special lights of the season. The 5:30 PM and 7:00 PM worship services will be projected onto an overhead screen at the front of the church. If outside your vehicle, please wear your masks. We are looking for volunteers to help with parking and
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 has offered sermon series, prayer vigils, retreats, and other opportunities to learn more about prayer. Our overview of the year is here. We explore 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 about what God does. Supplication is about what we ask God to do for us and those we love. Each week we will
Welcome All to the 11th Annual Christmas Tea! Heavenly Peace Because we can’t meet in person this year, we hope this video presentation will bring a little Christmas joy into your homes. Take a break from the busyness of the season to gather the family, prepare a cup of something delicious, and simply enjoy some beautiful music and inspiring words. Many thanks to those who played a part in putting this virtual tea together. We hope you, your family, and your friends will return to it whenever you feel the need to refresh your spirit. Just click here for
The Arts and Artisans Team at Shepherd of the Hills welcomes you to ‘Our View from the Detour,” a virtual art show featuring quarantine creations of congregation members. Please enjoy the beautiful work that God has inspired during this trying time for everyone. We are grateful for the many contributions. Thanks to all who have shared and will continue to share in the shows to come. Click this Showcase link to view. Stay tuned for future shows! To submit your creation, email firstname.lastname@example.org for details. Thank you!
On Sunday, October 4, 2020 we welcomed Executive Director Tom Powell to worship as he shared with us about the ministry of Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp and Retreat Center. Caroline Furnace is a ministry SOTH helps support and a special place where students and adults spend time growing in relationship with God and others at retreats and summer camp. SOTH made an impact in the ministry of Caroline Furnace in summer 2020 supporting a counselor and contributed towards its on-going ministry this fall making a special donation.
Ash Wednesday Service February 26th, 2020 at 7:30pm Mid-Week Evening Services March 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, and April 1st. Light Dinners at 6:30pm Service at 7:30pm
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!