The 2022 altar flower envelopes are ready and are on the table in the Fellowship Hall at the church. Pick your dates early, they seem to go fast!
Webmaster and Committee Chair, Media and Technology Committee
Jacob Schandel served as Shepherd of the Valley's Media and Technology coordinator from 2010-2015, before temporarily stepping down due to academic obligations. He has served as Webmaster and Media and Technology Committee Chair since 2017 and actively continues in this volunteer position at our church.
Lent is coming to an end. You can relive the sermons and events of Lent and Holy Week 2021 at our church exclusively on our church’s podcast, the Shepherdcast. On Palm Sunday, we heard the Passion of Jesus Christ through a dramatic reading of the Gospel. Listen to Palm Sunday on the Shepherdcast here. On…
Twenty years ago today, a tragedy struck the United States, the likes of which we have never seen before. Tomorrow, our worship service will be a memorial service as we remember those who were lost.
Bible study continues this fall! From August 25 thru September 22, the text has been the Book of James. On September 29 thru October 20, study will focus on the Reformation. Come and join the conversation and bring a friend!
Our church’s monthly newsletter, Cross Talk, is now available for March 2021. You can read it by clicking here! For more on Cross Talk and to subscribe to get it when it comes out, please visit www.sotvchurch.com/crosstalk.
Tonight at council, a discussion came up while discussing church property management. A question was posed with relation to mowing the church grounds about possibly removing or relocating the flowering bushes at the rear of the church building (along the south end of the church property, running along the farmer’s field). No decision has been made at…
If you can, please contribute to Lutheran Disaster Relief. People are still recovering from and dealing with natural disasters such as the hurricanes in the US and Mexico, wildfires in the western US and earthquakes in Haiti. Please send your donations to Lutheran Disaster Response; PO Box 1809; Merrifield, Virginia 22116-8009. You may also give…