Month: March 2017

March 19, 2017 gest

LivingLutheran.org complied 25 facts about Lutherans and Lutheranism in honor of the 25th Anniversary of the ELCA.  It’s also fitting to look at ourselves this year as it’s also the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation! The Lutheran Church is the oldest Protestant tradition. Martin Luther issued the “Disputation of Martin Luther on the Power and Efficacy…

March 19, 2017 gest

When is the last time the two of you did something to enrich and revitalize your marriage? Make 2017 the year you spend a weekend making your marriage a more intimate, loving, Christian union. Lutheran Marriage Encounter Weekends Running from Friday 8 p.m. to Sunday until 3 p.m., these weekends have been enriching marriages for…

March 19, 2017 gest

To continue on the journey of Strategic Planning and getting a read on the Overall Health and Vitality of our congregation, we have scheduled the following events: History Event – Sunday, April 2 – 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. This is a fun event where the congregation explores the life and faith journey of their…

March 5, 2017 gest

To Support Veterans Base Camp Shepherd of the Hills Evangelical Lutheran Church of Simsbury (SHELC) will be holding its 2nd annual 5k run/walk on Saturday, May 13, 2017 and welcomes members of the community to participate. My Best Friend’s 5k Road Race begins at 10:00 a.m. at the church located at 7 Westcott Road in Simsbury.  In addition…

March 5, 2017 gest

Wednesdays 9:30-11:00 a.m. From Bookrags.com……“Written in the form of letters, The Screwtape Letters by C. S. Lewis is an amusing and insightful correspondence between a senior devil, Screwtape, and his obstreperous and incompetent nephew, Wormwood, a “young fiend.” All of the letters are from Screwtape to Wormwood, and the subject of the correspondence is a…

March 5, 2017 gest

Wednesday evenings during Lent 6:15 – 7:30 p.m. What is a Church Dinner Service? It’s worship and learning as and a meal all inclusive held in the Fellowship Hall. The event follows the Lutheran 4-fold order of worship with a twist: Gathering, Meal (soup/bread), Word (theme exploration), and Sending. What is the Learning Theme? Economic…