Month: October 2016

October 23, 2016 gest No comments exist

As part of Simsbury Celebrates, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church sponsors Mrs. Claus’ Kitchen. When the local children visit Mrs. Claus, not only do they write down their prayer concerns, but they also decorate sugar cookies that they can take home and eat. Mrs. Claus can’t do all this baking by herself, so she’s looking…

October 19, 2016 gest No comments exist

On Sunday, Dennis Gruell spoke to us about having “No Reservations.” It was the theme at the New England ELCA Synod Assembly 2016. According to Bishop Jim Hazelwood, “There are no reservations in the kingdom of God.” To do God’s work, we need to share abundantly with “No Reservations.” This our theme, too, at Shepherd of…

October 7, 2016 gest No comments exist

On Reformation Sunday, we will be blending traditional with contemporary reforms in our worship at 10:00 a.m. We will also formally acknowledge members who have joined our church in recent years and have been part of its re-forming. To celebrate the Reformation further, a showing of the movie Luther will be shown after the worship service…

October 3, 2016 gest No comments exist

Emanuel Lutheran Church, 311 Capitol Ave, Hartford   On Saturday, October 29, 2016, Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hartford will host it’s annual craft fair. Come see all the wonderful crafts in Luther Hall. Doors will be open from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. The Connecticut Valley Symphony Orchestra will perform from 11 a.m. until noon. Don’t…

October 2, 2016 gest No comments exist

The weekend of October 8 – 9, Memorial United Methodist Church of Avon, will be celebrating 200 years of Methodism in the Farmington Valley. Open House & “Visits” from Pastors of the Past All are welcome to these events: Saturday, October 8, 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Open House: A chance to view a display…