Month: July 2016

July 30, 2016 gest No comments exist

It’s time to make reservations for the Men’s and Women’s Weekends at Camp Calumet This fall, Bishop Jim will be a guest speaker at the Men’s Weekend, while former bishop, Margaret Payne, will be the chaplain for the Women’s Weekend. Both special guests will draw many people to these events, so consider making reservations as soon…

July 30, 2016 gest No comments exist

Well, not exactly….. EVANGELICAL LUTHERAN WORSHIP (ELW) HYMNALS The new cranberry (or in Swedish congregation’s “lingonberry”) colored hymnals are available for purchase at $25 each (cost plus shipping.) Order forms are available in pew racks and can be returned with checks made payable to SHELC (memo- hymnals) or cash. These forms also allow you to…

July 24, 2016 gest No comments exist

Bring a Lawn Chair on Sunday, August 7 There will be an outdoor worship service on Sunday, August 7 at 9:00 a.m. Bring a lawn chair and worship in the outdoor Sanctuary of God’s Creation. Shade will be provided and so will guest musicians. We will be gathered in the shady corner of the southwest…

July 23, 2016 gest 1 comment

If you missed the last train (in June for the Shepherd Family) here’s a chance to catch the next train. What is a Meal Train? For those who need a refresher…..There are times in our lives when friends and family ask, “What can I do to help out?” The answer is usually to help them with a…

July 21, 2016 gest No comments exist

Uganda Fundraising Event Saturday, July 23 Simsbury Methodist Church 799 Hopmeadow St, Simsbury Stop in Anytime 6:30—8:30 pm Make Your Own Ice Cream Sundaes! Suggested donation: $6/person; $20 family max To benefit the Volunteers in Mission Sep/ Oct 2016 Medical Trip to Uganda Live Music SUMC CAYA Worship Team There will be an opportunity during…

July 17, 2016 gest No comments exist

Orders are due by Wednesday morning 5:00 a.m. Everyone is welcome to participate in Granby Food Co-op’s local farm produce ordering.  Our next pickup date is July 21 between 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills in the Fellowship Hall. All the Produce is Organic Holcomb Farm  (Granby) Lettuces, mixed varieties $2.50/head Peppermint,…

July 17, 2016 gest No comments exist

Therefore, encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing. 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Isn’t it wonderful when someone uses their God-given gifts, talents, time and energy to serve others to the glory of God? We can support what God is accomplishing through them by showing them our appreciation for their service –…

July 10, 2016 gest No comments exist

Come join the newly formed NW CT Food Buying Club! Posting from Facebook Area BioNutrient Food Discussion Group If you regularly shop for organic- and all-natural foods and household- and personal-care goods but you would like to find better prices, and you enjoy working with a group of like-minded people, this group is for you. The…

July 1, 2016 gest No comments exist

Get a Jumpstart on Christmas Shopping! The Social Ministry Team is getting a head start on collecting items for Enfield Loaves and Fishes Soup Kitchen. These will be wrapped in December and be taken for the guests’ special Christmas celebration. Below is a list of suggested gifts. GIFT CERTIFICATES FOR ENFIELD AREA STORES: Barber shops &…

July 1, 2016 gest No comments exist

Ever wondered about undeserved suffering and how to respond faithfully when it happens? This summer during worship, explore issues surrounding life challenges in light of God’s promises. Messages each week will begin with a brief review of previous weeks for those that miss a week. July 3:  Job 1:1-22   (Luke 17:5-6)  – In a single day sudden…