BBQ & Movie Night June 24! BBQ at 7 PM, Movie at 9 PM

BBQ & Movie Night June 24! BBQ at 7 PM, Movie at 9 PM

Children and adults of all ages are invited to join us outside SOTH on Friday, June 24, beginning at 7:00 pm for a barbecue (we will provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and beverages) and outdoor games, followed by a viewing of the The Secret: Dare To Dream at 9:00 pm! Selected by SOTH’s Adult Education group, this inspiring story beautifully demonstrates how positive thoughts can transform our lives. Please let us know if you plan to attend the BBQ so we can have enough food by contacting Nancy Griffin-Bonnaire at nbonnaire@sothva.org.

Crossroads Connection Support

Crossroads Connection Support

SCHOOL YEAR 2021/2022 COMES TO AN END While the 2021/2022 school year was not typical, Crossroads made great strides in growing its capabilities to support more students impacted by food insecurity. Here are some highlights: Recipient of generous grants from – Heritage Hunt Giving Circle, Heritage Hunt Women’s Group, the Good Shepherd Endowment, and ARPA Moved to a larger location that enabled us to grow operationally Recipient of generous community food drives sponsored by Dominion Valley and Heritage Hunt We will spend the summer planning for the upcoming 2022/2023 school year.  Check back often for updates and ways to

Pentecost Kite Flying: Sunday, June 5, 2022

Pentecost Kite Flying: Sunday, June 5, 2022

ALL are welcome to come and recognize the gift of the Holy Spirit with the Pentecost kite flying celebration following the late service Sunday, June 5 from 11:45 AM – 1:30 PM! Like the wind, the Spirit is invisible, but we can see the work that it does. Kites, stomp rockets, and other fun activities will be available to all, and pizza will be provided.  If you are interested in attending please contact Nancy Griffin-Bonnaire at nbonnaire@sothva.org so we have a headcount for pizza. Join us to SEE and FEEL the spirit move through you! 

Memorial Day Weekend Barbeque & Movie Night

Memorial Day Weekend Barbeque & Movie Night

Children, Youth & Family Ministry is thrilled to continue its Community Film Series! Children and adults of all ages are invited to join us outside SOTH on Saturday, May 28, beginning at 6:30 p.m. for a barbecue (we’ll provide hamburgers, hot dogs, and beverages), followed by outdoor games at 8:00, and a viewing of the classic 1987 movie The Princess Bride at 9:00! Contact Nancy Griffin-Bonnaire at nbonnaire@sothva.org for more information. 

Congregational Retreat May 6-8, 2022

Congregational Retreat May 6-8, 2022

Shepherd of the Hills 2022 Congregational Retreat will take place May 6-8 at Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp & Retreat Center. This is a great way for people of all ages to enjoy outdoor adventure and relaxation while growing in faith and building community. To learn more click on the “Brochure” button below and see what to expect, a tentative schedule of events and pricing. To register, click on the “Registration” button below.

Holy Week

Holy Week

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

Easter EGGstravganza!

Easter EGGstravganza!

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 nbonnaire@sothva.org

Midweek Lenten Services

Midweek Lenten Services

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