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. 

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! 

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.

Crossroads Connection Support

Crossroads Connection Support

Crossroads Connection – Supporting Food Insecure Students in 9 schools (plus video) If nothing else, these past years have been of change and uncertainty. Crossroads has been waiting, watching, and trying to determine the best path forward. One thing that has not changed is our mission; it has always been and will continue to be eliminating food insecurity as a barrier to learning.  The distribution channel for our weekend food bags was through the schools, so we’ve had to re-evaluate that practice. During this time of remote learning, we will be providing different variety of food in larger portions

Cards & Beads for Haiti Fundraiser

Cards & Beads for Haiti Fundraiser

Weather-permitting, the Arts and Artisans team offers cards and paper-bead jewelry for sale near the picnic tables on Sundays between services. Please take a look! It is a wonderful opportunity to support the Village of Hope in Haiti. The jewelry is individually priced, and the cards are still $3 each, or a package of 5 assorted cards is $10. We are very grateful for your support this year.  Do a little open-air shopping for a good cause!

Sunday Morning Worship Information

We Look Forward to Seeing You! Bulletin – If you prefer to print or download a copy to a mobile device before the service please go to the Homepage “Download the Bulletin”. For those attending the 8:45 AM OUTDOOR Worship Service: Greeters will welcome you as you enter the parking lot, where you can pick up a printed bulletin, communion elements, and childrens’ worship bags. You may also drop off your offering here.  If you would like to sit outside your car, remember to bring chairs or a blanket – feel free to sit anywhere you’re comfortable. If you

Coronavirus Cancellations

Coronavirus Cancellations

Dear Shepherd of the Hills Community, Shepherd of the Hills church leaders have been in conversation regarding ministry and worship during this unprecedented time in our nation and world related to the coronavirus (COVID-19). Due to many unknowns and concern we have for people in and beyond our congregation and out of an abundance of caution, we will not hold worship services or education gatherings until further notice. The wonderful thing about the Church is that no matter where we are, we are the Church. We can live our faith through what we at SOTH call the “Marks of Discipleship”

Serving & Giving

Serving & Giving

Shepherd of the Hills is partnering with Hill School in Middleburg to support the Police Precinct of District 7D in Anacostia, a neighborhood in DC. We are working with the Supervisor of Community Outreach to meet the needs of the police and to reach into the community. We will be answering the prayers of this department by providing protective equipment and donations to keep these first responders safe. The need is great! Also, at this time, some police men and women are away from their families, renting apartments, for fear of bringing the corona virus home. You can make