At the beginning of our worship service on All Saints Sunday (November 1), there will be a special remembrance of the saints who have gone before us and the saints made new in the waters of baptism. Please contact the church office by Monday, October 26 of the names of any family members who joined […]
Cross Talk for October 2020 is now available! You can read it by clicking here. For previous issues, please visit www.sotvchurch.com/crosstalk.
On Sunday, September 27, our church held its annual quilt blessing! During the Prayers of Intercession, a number of quilts were blessed that were made by our quilting group that makes quilts for Lutheran World Relief. (Click the below pictures to view them larger/clearer.) Our quilting group will continue to work on additional quilts each […]
The Shepherd’s Kitchen cookbooks are back on sale for a $10 donation! This time, all funds from the sale of these books will benefit our church’s general fund. Cookbooks are available in the church office. If you would like to contribute to our church’s ministry in another way, you can learn how at www.sotvchurch.com/support.
On September 12, 2020, the NEOS Assembly elected a new bishop on the fifth ballot, the Rev. Laura Barbins. We had some good candidates to choose from throughout the election process. Voting was tight. For example, on the fourth ballot, the number of votes for the three remaining candidates were 110-106-101. Bishop Allende will mentor […]
The Shepherdcast will be getting new cover art over the next several weeks! This All Saints Sunday, the Shepherdcast will be 2 years old. As we begin our third year, we will be unveiling new cover art for the podcast. Before, when you looked for the Shepherdcast, odds are you’ve seen this picture: As we […]
Our church’s monthly newsletter, Cross Talk, is now available for September 2020! You can read it by clicking here. For previous issues, please visit www.sotvchurch.com/crosstalk!
Once again Helping Hands will be participating in the Acme Fresh Market Stores Community Cash back Program. We need your help in collecting Acme Fresh Market receipts dated between August 6, 2020 and December 26, 2020. When you purchase Acme store brand items we receive 5% back through this program. Receipts may be dropped off […]
Our church’s quilting group has returned to making quilts for Lutheran World Relief! If you would like to join them in their efforts, they quilt every other Tuesday at 9 AM. In August, they will be quilting on August 11 and 25. For more information on this group, please visit sotvchurch.com/quilting.
If you are a Shepherdcast listener who listens to us on Google Play Music, we wanted to give you a heads up: Google will be shutting down Play Music beginning in September. As a courtesy, we have some information from The Verge on this transition below with regards to music: Google Play Music will begin […]