Instructions for Sunday Worship – Please read carefully Throughout July, we will hold outdoor, condensed versions of services at 8:00AM and 9:00AM for those who feel comfortable in such a setting. We are committed to following the recommendations from a variety of health care and ELCA resources and have made extensive plans that focus on the safety of all participants while providing an in-person spiritual gathering that we have all been missing so much. Masks are required and please practice social distancing. For those worshiping in person: As you enter the drive on Sunday, please follow the directions of
All ages are invited to join Pastor Darcy on Zoom each Sunday at 10 am for fellowship and prayer while we aren’t able to gather at church. Don’t miss this chance meet with others online to say thanks to God and to pray for the needs of our families, church, community, nation, and world in a friendly group setting.
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”
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
Join us via Zoom meeting on Wednesdays at 10 am for a Bible Study of the Lord’s Prayer led by Pastor Darcy. Henry French’s Book of Faith Lenten Journey: 40 Days with the Lord’s Prayer is being used for reference. For details, please contact the Church Administrator at 703-754-3640 or email at email@example.com.
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
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
The 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 will begin a 4-week sermon series based on 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
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. All are welcome!