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! 

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 

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.

SOTH Church Building Expansion Underway!

SOTH Church Building Expansion Underway!

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!

Christmas Eve Worship Schedule: 2:30pm, 4:00pm, 5:15pm & 6:30pm

Christmas Eve Worship Schedule: 2:30pm, 4:00pm, 5:15pm & 6:30pm

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

Enjoy a Holiday Movie While Helping a Great Cause! Saturday, December 11, 5:30pm

Enjoy a Holiday Movie While Helping a Great Cause! Saturday, December 11, 5:30pm

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 Fruit​Boxed Rice,