Covid-19 Information

Covid-19 Information

Instructions for Sunday Worship – Please read carefully We continue to hold outdoor, condensed versions of services for those who feel comfortable in such a setting. Important COVID-19 Information The people of Shepherd of the Hills are committed to following the recommendations from the CDC and other healthcare professionals. We have made extensive plans that focus on the safety of all participants. By RSVPing and attending worship in person or any function at or of the church, you acknowledge that you agree to the following: You… are not currently quarantining after a positive COVID test are not caring for

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

2020 Prayer Initiative: Everything to God in Prayer

2020 Prayer Initiative: Everything to God in Prayer

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 will offer sermon series, prayer vigils, retreats, and other opportunities to learn more about prayer. Our overview of the year is here. To kick things off, on February 2 we began a 4-week sermon series based on the A.C.T.S. prayer model, emphasizing four types of prayer:  Adoration (who God is),  Confession (who we are), Thanksgiving (what God does) and Supplication (what we ask God to do for us and those we love).   Throughout the year, we will “take

Grief Share & Support Meeting: To Be Scheduled

Grief Share & Support Meeting: To Be Scheduled

Do you or someone you know need help and encouragement after the death of a loved one? If so, GriefShare is a special weekly seminar and support group designed to help rebuild lives. We know it hurts, and we want to help. GriefShare meetings have been temporarily postponed due to the outbreak of COVID-19.  For more information, contact the Church Administrator at admin@sothva.org or visit the GriefShare web site.

Sunday Learning Opportunities 9:15 – 10:15 am

Sunday Learning Opportunities 9:15 – 10:15 am

Childrens’ Sunday School Sunday School is a wonderful way to build friendships with peers and caring, trusted adults. In addition, children learn about and experience God’s love through reading the Bible, hearing stories, and making connections between faith and life. Adult Study: Bible Backstory – a totally new study of the Bible! Bible Backstory – Old Stories…New Revelations is designed to acquaint you with the whole Bible in one Sunday School year! You know the old stories, but we will knit them together to reveal even more. No “Bible experience” required – we will advertise each week’s backstory –

Village of Hope in Haiti Fundraiser

Village of Hope in Haiti Fundraiser

Cards, Cards, Cards! Need a card for that special occasion? What could be more special than a handmade card? The Arts and Artisan ladies have created cards for many occasions and have displayed them on the Oasis table located in the sanctuary. At $3 each, you can’t beat the quality and price. Beautiful gift-boxed cards are also available for $15, still $3 per card. Examples of the cards contained in each box can be seen on the table. Thanks for your patronage. All money goes to the Village of Hope in Haiti. We are feeding the children – help