During the season of Advent, our focus will be on God’s shalom or peace. This is important for two reasons. One, there is a need for peace during the hectic-ness in December. Two, with the stress and negativity in our country, there is a needed sanctuary of peace that only the church can offer. We […]
Cross Talk for December is now available! You can read it by clicking here. To view previous issues, please visit www.sotvchurch.com/crosstalk.
It seems as if every year the world around us is more chaotic, be it because of the stress that goes with our lives, all of the turmoil we see on the news at home and abroad, or whatever else may bring us down. This Christmas, we at Shepherd of the Valley Evangelical Lutheran Church […]
If anyone requested info on ordering poinsettias for the altar per the message that went out this past week via our Office Update e-mail alerts, our church secretary, Mary Drotleff, will have forms ready for you next Sunday, December 1. All you have to do is fill our the “In Honor/Memory Of” section of the […]
If you would like to contribute to our staff Christmas gift fund, please have your contributions in by Sunday, December 8. This allows for us to divide the money among our church’s paid staff members and get it to them before the Christmas holiday.
On the welcome table at the church, there is a calendar listing the schedule for the Women of Joy 2020 Tour. Additionally, a poster has been put up about the Malone University Christmas program, to be held on December 6 and 7.
As you probably know, we have been having some trouble getting our weekly updates out! So, in an effort to remedy the situation, Cross Talk Online will now go out on Saturdays at 5 PM.
The rest of this November, we have a great deal happening at our church! Please be sure to join us for the following special Sundays: On November 17, Assistant to the Bishop Julianne Smith will preach and teach us in a “how to evangelize.” Our final Sunday in November (the 24th) will be a worship […]
As we end 2019, please join us our annual Christmas cantata on Sunday, December 15! This year’s new cantata is entitled “Song of Joy” and will take place at 6:30 PM, with refreshments to follow. For a map with the location of our church and to add this event to your calendar, please click here. […]
Council minutes up until October 2019 are now available! You can read the October minutes by clicking here. A full backlog of minutes is available at www.sotvchurch.com/council. As the October minutes say, on Sunday, December 15, we will be holding a congregational meeting following our regular 9:30 AM worship service. The purpose of this meeting […]