Category: Education

June 4, 2017 gest

“Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Mark 10:14 During the Children’s Message or Fellowship Time most Sundays, children are given a treasure chest with a lock and a colored tie on it. Someone in the congregation has the key on a matching colored…

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 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…

February 5, 2017 gest

The Centurion In Pastor’s sermon, she takes us to Luke 7:1-10.  She paraphrases the story….A leader of soldiers asked Jesus to heal one of his men that worked for him, and Jesus said sure and started to go to the leader’s house, but the leader said, “Oh you don’t have to go to my house. You can…

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…

September 26, 2016 gest No comments exist

Simsbury Public Library 725 Hopmeadow Street Sundays from 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. September 11 – Susan Campbell – “Fundamentalist Christianity Explained” October 23 – Barry Kosmin – “The Changing Religious Profile of the United States November 20 – Rabbi Debra Cantor – “Partners in Creation: Using the Arts as a Bridge Between Faith Communities” December…

September 20, 2016 gest No comments exist

Bible Study Offered in the Morning and Evening Come and explore the book of Revelation and learn about worship practices, discipleship, and blessings. Dispel any trepidations you might have about the book’s imagery and metaphors. Using a Lutheran lens, learn to critique those who use this book to describe the world’s end. We’ll view the…

September 7, 2016 gest No comments exist

Mark the Date: September 26 at 7:00 p.m. From the Bishop’s Office: As we enter this election season, people are once again asking questions about the role of religion in public life.  What can and can’t churches do or say in the political arena?  What does the first amendment say, and how did it get included?…

June 22, 2016 gest 1 comment

This Sunday we will wish Jo-Ann & Bob Kenny a happy retirement as they worship with us at our regular 9:00 a.m. service. SInce 1996, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church has been home to Tails-U-Win-Too! Jo-Ann and Bob have taught many dogs over the last two decades. Join us this Sunday as we celebrate…