For Children, Youth, and Family opportunities look under the “Ministries, Grow in Faith” tab.

Arts & Artisans

All are welcome to join this lively group of ladies on Mondays from 1-4 pm at church. Bring your favorite craft to work on or just come and discover the latest group project to benefit a great cause. It’s a wonderful place to meet new friends and learn new skills. Currently, the projects involve making greeting cards and beaded jewelry to benefit the Village of Hope in Haiti. Don’t want to craft? Come and join the chat! Contact the Church Administrator for more information at


Make a joyful noise! The SOTH Singers is a multi-generational choir which currently meets Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm at the home of our interim director and most Sundays at church after the 10:30 am service. The Singers provide special music for worship approximately once a month, as well as Christmas Eve and Easter Sunday. Musical offerings include various vocal combinations, including solo, duet, and other ensembles. Contact the church office for information on joining the choir. Contact the Church Administrator for more information at

Ladies’ Brunch

The Ladies’ Brunch is held on the first Thursday of each month at 10 am, at the Gainesville Diner, 14670 Lee Hwy, Gainesville, Virginia 20155. Check the Shepherd’s Horn for the latest information. Contact the church office to be added to the email list. All ladies are welcome – come and meet some new friends, or catch up with those you already know! Contact the Church Administrator for more information at

Dinner & Faith Talk

Led by Pastor Darcy. The focus of each gathering changes and is based upon group interests and raised questions regarding the Bible, Christian Discipleship, the Church, and more. Meetings are most 1st and 3rd Wednesdays during the school year from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at the Percy home.

Dinner is provided; $5 donation appreciated.

Contact Pastor Darcy to RSVP, with questions, and for directions.

Study at Heritage Hunt

For those who reside in the Gainesville Heritage Hunt community. Typically, this study involves a video and conversation. It is led by Pastor Qualley and takes place at Marsh Mansion. This gathering takes place most 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the school year from 10:00 am – 11:00 am.

Contact Pastor Qualley for more information.


Salt – Praise & Worship BandSalt Praise and Worship Band logo

Salt leads worship about once a month and practices most Thursday evenings 7 pm – 8:30 pm. In addition to adults we invite high school students with gifts in music to contact Pastor Darcy about joining Salt. We are still new and evolving as a band, experimenting, rehearsing, and growing together. If you have a passion for music, we would love to hear from you contact Pastor Darcy at

Second Season of Life

Interested individuals who would like to participate in activities for this group (age 55 or older) in our congregation and in the community. This group makes up a significant part of our congregation and the Haymarket community. We have an opportunity to see how we are blessed to be a blessing. Contact Pastor Qualley at

Sunday Morning Adult Forum

Facilitated by Nels Hendrickson. Build community with others while exploring your faith and beliefs from a personal and historical context. This adult forum features a discussion which is centered each week around a single topic, most often with a video component. The group meets most Sundays throughout the school year from 9:15 am – 10:15 am in the church office.

Contact the office administrator for more information at

Wednesday Morning Bible Study

Led by Deacon Wayne Ralston. Watch a video and engage in conversation about faith, the Bible, life as a Christian, and other related topics. This gathering takes place most 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month during the school year from 10:00 am – 11:00 am at Shepherd of the Hills.

Contact the office administrator for more information

Grief Support Group

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 will meet at church on Sundays from 5 to 7 pm through December 15th (Please note, no meeting December 1st, over Thanksgiving Weekend). For more information, contact the church office or visit the GriefShare web site.