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.

Sunday Morning Worship Information

Sunday Morning Worship Information

Sundays at SOTH! 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. – Worship The 8:30 (new time!) service will be held outdoors for the next eight weeks then moves indoors October 30. The 10:45 service continues as usual. 9:30 and until after 10:45 Worship – Food, Fellowship, and Fun! Build community through chatting, or, if you love a good puzzle or board game, find one in the fellowship hall and enjoy. Weather permitting, there will be outdoor activities too.   9:45-10:30 – Friendship and Faith Building (Education) for All As noted above, all are welcome to come at 9:30 for food and fellowship of all sorts. At 9:45,

Sunday Morning Education

Sunday Morning Education

Summer Adult Education We are currently studying the Book of Romans and Paul’s instructions to the new believers in Rome.  Come any Sunday for discussion on how Paul’s instructions to the Romans can pertain to us today. We meet between worship services. Starting in the fall! All are welcome to join education on Sundays beginning with fellowship at 9:30 and ending by 10:30. Kindergarten–3rd grade Our youngest students hear the Word and learn Bible lessons in simple and fun ways. 4th–6th grade Middle level students are kept engaged by connecting Bible lessons to their everyday lives. Confirmation (7th and 8th

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.

Grief Share & Support Meetings Begin September 11, 2022, 4-6 PM

Grief Share & Support Meetings Begin September 11, 2022, 4-6 PM

Do you or someone you know need help and encouragement after the death of a loved one? GriefShare is a 13-week seminar and support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. It is a place to be around people who understand what you are feeling. At GriefShare, you will learn valuable information about recovering from your grief and renewing your hope for the future. You are welcome to begin attending the group at any point. Each session is “self-contained” and meetings are Sundays from 4-6 PM at Shepherd of the Hills starting September 11.