Month: February 2017

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You’re invited!

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper

  at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church
  Tuesday, February 28, 2017
  Supper served from 5:30pm-7pm
 
Pancake races from 6:15pm-6:45pm
 
Lots of beads, king cake and fellowship for everyone before the Season of Lent  begins!

Donations benefit…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Dear fellow sheep of the Shepherd of the Valley,
     A recent edition of the Christian Century magazine tells an interesting story.
     Jews first came to Sicily over 2000 years ago. They were probably brought there as slaves after the Romans…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

Dear Friends at SOV,
     You may remember the phrase from the Apostle's Creed, "he (Jesus) descended to the dead" or, another translation, "he descended to hell". There have been many understandings of this statement over the centuries. One is that…

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Pastor’s Wednesday’s Message

Brothers and Sisters in Christ
     Martin Luther had a mentor named Johann von Staupitz. He once published an article called "Essay on the carrying out of eternal election".
     In it he argues that grace is not given to believers in…

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Pastor’s Wednesday Message

From Pastor Tom
Luke 6:17-26
This story in Luke is about four men who wanted Jesus to heal their friend, who was confined to a bed. There was so many people in the house where Jesus was that they couldn't…