Category: Heritage

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…

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 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…

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…

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…

March 28, 2016 gest No comments exist

by Susan Gest as Published in the February Edition of the Granby Drummer They’ve gone from a capital “T” to a small “t” or more symbolically, a cross.  Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Simsbury, completed an addition in September after almost two years of planning. The new Gathering Space was dedicated on Nov….

March 19, 2016 gest No comments exist

Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the Reformation in Germany   The date has been set for a July 3rd departure with a return on July 14th, 2017. Land price per passenger based on a twin accommodation is $2,630.00 plus optional travel insurance cost. Basic insurance and airfare per person through Globus is $209 and $1,972 respectively….