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Holy Week begins March 28, and Easter is April 4: please join us for worship or on the Shepherdcast!
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Holy Week begins March 28, and Easter is April 4: please join us for worship or on the Shepherdcast!

This year, as we remember what Jesus did for us, we invite you to join us for special services throughout Holy Week and on Easter Sunday. Holy Week begins on March 28 with Palm Sunday.  For that service, we will worship God with a dramatic reading of The Passion of Our Lord according to St….

The 40 Challenge is back in 2021: this time, we are collecting diapers!
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The 40 Challenge is back in 2021: this time, we are collecting diapers!

Every year, our church has a special collection during the 40 Days of Lent, our 40 Challenge. In past years, you may remember us collecting items to make Blessing Bags for those in need, canned food, or other items which could help those who need it. Our 40 Challenge this year will benefit the Stark…

Pastor Scott is looking for volunteers for a Palm Sunday Dramatic Reading of the Passion
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Pastor Scott is looking for volunteers for a Palm Sunday Dramatic Reading of the Passion

We will need five readers to give a dramatic reading of the Passion of our Lord according to St. Mark. Each part will have a portion of the narration and 1-3 people in the reading. This is essentially the same set up that we had two years ago when we read the Passion according to…

Transition to new church website complete!
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Transition to new church website complete!

Effective Wednesday, February 17, 2021, our church has officially completed the transition from our old church website (all of the funny looking pages that went to legacy.sotvchurch.com) to the new https://www.sotvchurch.com. The new website (which we debuted a few weeks ago) has a number of cool new features (most of which, we admit, are extremely…

Ash Wednesday is Wednesday, February 17, 2021: please join us!
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Ash Wednesday is Wednesday, February 17, 2021: please join us!

On Wednesday, February 17, we will be holding our annual Ash Wednesday service at 6 PM at the church using our congregation’s COVID-19 protocols in order to worship safely. We hope you will consider attending or listening on the Shepherdcast! All are welcome! Webmaster’s Note: With regards to a question involving a traditional portion of…