Holy Week Schedule Palm/Passion Sunday, April 10 A special celebration of Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem with special music, palm branch processional, and dramatic reading of the Passion of Christ. Outdoor service at 8:45 and Indoor Service at 10:45 both services available via Zoom. Please visit our homepage for Zoom links and bulletin. Maundy Thursday, April 14 During this service we remember Christ’s last meal with his disciples with the central focus on Jesus’ commandment that we are called to give and receive love in humble service to one another. Service at 7pm in-person and via Zoom. Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88968345296Download Bulletin Here
Children of all ages are welcome to participate in an Easter egg hunt and fellowship time on Sunday, April 17 beginning at 9:45am. Plenty of surprise-filled eggs will be hidden in and around the grassy area to the right of the church building. Join us for the fun—bring a basket or something to carry the eggs you find! Questions? Contact Nancy Griffin-Bonnaire at firstname.lastname@example.org
Fellowship was enjoyed by all during our Wednesday evening Lenten gatherings starting with a soup dinner at 6pm followed by worship at 7pm. Soups were provided by various SOTH ministries.
Midweek Lenten Services Lent is a time for contemplation and repentance as we consider God’s enduring faithfulness and the sacrifice of Jesus Christ for our salvation. During our midweek Lenten services, we will focus on people of faith who encourage us—through their words and deeds—to build God’s kingdom in this time and place. Please join our Lenten gathering on Wednesday evenings from March 9 – April 6 starting with a soup dinner at 6 pm followed by a service at 7 pm in-person and Zoom. Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83405001278Bulletin Link Here
With gratitude and excitement big changes can be seen as the church building expands! In our quest to increase our missions and ministries as well as enhance daily ministry functions we are committed to enlarge the church building. We also look forward to hosting more community events such as Crossroads, Senior Ministry, Scouting and welcoming new gatherings to utilize the increased space. All are welcome!
We look forward to celebrating Christ’s birth with you! Christmas Eve Worship Schedule: 2:30 PM – Outdoor Worship & Worship via Zoom (No Registration Required) Worship in the parking lot with communion and carols. 4:00 PM – Indoor Worship & Worship via Zoom (Registration Required – Click Link Here) Worship in the sanctuary with communion and special music. Service begins in the sanctuary (masks are required) and ends outside where we will joyfully and safely sing beloved Christmas carols with special lights of the season. Due to safety concerns, seats are limited so registering is required. 5:15 PM – Indoor Worship & Worship via
All are invited to join us and watch the holiday classic “Elf” on Saturday, December 11 at 5:30pm (rain/snow date is December 18) outside of SOTH. Admission is free, but we invite attendees to help local people in need by bringing with them a non – perishable food donation for the Haymarket Regional Food Pantry. We will deliver all donations to the pantry in the week after the movie. Please consider donating one or more of the following: CerealOatmealGranola BarsPancake Mix/SyrupSpaghetti SauceCanned Tomatoes (stewed, crushed, etc.)Canned Soup (large cans only, Campbell’s, Progresso etc.)Bagged/Canned Beans, all varietiesPeanut Butter/JellyCanned FruitBoxed Rice,
Loosen your Lederhosen as all are welcome to join us for food, fun and fellowship! Come play games and enjoy the fall outdoors. Meeting at the Percy’s Backyard!
In remembrance of the Lord’s love for all creatures, pet owners are invited to bring their animal companions to Shepherd of the Hills for a Blessing of the Animals by Pastor Darcy. We give thanks for animals that gladden our lives and the earth that we share!