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March 23, 2018 gest

Palm Sunday: 10:00 a.m. Worship  Join us before worship in the Gathering Space to receive a palm and then everyone will process into the sanctuary. Maundy Thursday: 7:00 p.m. Communion Worship A moving observance of Jesus’ commandment (Latin mandatum – origin of the English word “mandate”) to love one another with optional hand washing before…

January 31, 2018 gest

This Sunday, we will have special guests from the community participating in our worship service. The guests are representatives from Gifts of Love Farm, the recipient of this year’s My Best Friend’s 5k Road Race. All profits raised will go toward camp scholarships for children with the desire to attend this wonderful camp, but whose parents do not…

October 29, 2017 gest

A seven week course exploring the Small Catechism beginning Wednesday, November 1 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. in the Meeting Room. By Heart has three focuses – Scripture & Tradition; Luther’s explanation of Scripture or doctrine from Christian tradition, and the story of Luther’s own life and times that influenced the Reformation. The book, video…

April 1, 2017 gest

PALM SUNDAY – April 8 Celebrate Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem with EcoPalms. To reinforce our Lenten theme of justice, we will be waving environmentally friendly palms that actually promote environmental and social justice. Then hear the Passion Story as read in parts by the congregation. By choosing EcoPalms we…. Promote Social Justice Harvesting palms…

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…

December 11, 2016 gest

Church Services – Postponed until 3:00 p.m. Whenever weather is inclement on Sunday morning, worship will be postponed instead of being cancelled. As long as the inclement weather is cleared in time, services will be held at 3:00 p.m. Check weather related announcements on these public services: RADIO STATIONS 96.5 WTIC FM Lite 100.5  FM Talk…

December 4, 2016 gest

Farmington Valley Home Educators Homeschool Group which operates out of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church on Fridays, will be hosting an International Fair on Saturday, December 10 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.. Students of a variety of ages will have prepared exhibits on a location or culture that they wished to learn more about…

November 28, 2016 gest

Take time out of the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations and refocus on the meaning of the season. Join us for all or some of the events listed below (no reservations required.) Saturday, December 10, 11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Luncheon & Movie, “Hillsong – Let Hope Rise” According to film critic Bob Walszewski, the movie…

June 17, 2016 gest No comments exist

WE EXTEND OUR CHRISTIAN SYMPATHY… to Charlie and Gert Baier at the recent passing of their grandson, Eric Charles Baier.  Services were held Friday, June 17 in Avon, CT to Pastor Chris Dion and her family at the recent passing of Pastor Chris’ aunt, Joyce Bottom.  Services were held Saturday, June 18 in Auburn, MA.