Month: October 2008

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Commitment Sunday

Hello, all,
 
We hope you received your 2009 SOV financial pledge forms, volunteer handbooks, and volunteer sign-up sheets in the mail or picked them up last Sunday.  Please remember to bring the forms and sign-up sheets to church this…

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Commitment

Luke 6:37-38
Judge not, and ye shall not be judged: condemn not, and ye shall not be condemned: forgive, and ye shall be forgiven: [38] Give, and it shall be given unto you; good measure, pressed down, and shaken together,…

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Spiritual Gifts Assessment

Dear SOV Church Family,
It’s been brought to my attention that the link to the spiritual gifts inventory, which was printed in yesterday’s bulletin, doesn’t work.  (I tried to connect and confirmed that it doesn’t work.)  However, I did some…

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Building Committee Presentation

Please be sure to join us at 10 am this Sunday at Shepherd of the Valley for a special presentation by the Building Committee.  This is your chance to see and hear about the latest developments in the congregation’s dream…

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Pastor’s Weekly Message

Dear Friends in Christ,
Our God is a God of surprises:  God sees potential where we see worthlessness.  When things seem grim and the forces opposed to life seem to be winning the day, God finds a way to bring…

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Pastor’s weekly message

Dear Friends in Christ,

In our gospel lesson for this coming Sunday (Matthew 21:33-46), Jesus tells a parable of the vineyard, an image of Israel, the prophets' mission, and Christ's death.  For Christians, the vineyard also speaks of God's love…