Month: May 2019

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Wednesday Message

When Jesus prays…..
The gospel reading for this coming Sunday is again from John’s story of the life of Jesus, continuing with the last few words of Jesus prayer for his followers, the last words before Jesus went to the…

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Wednesday message

The lectionary we follow for worship walks us through an amazing amount of the Bible in a 3-year cycle. For each Sunday there is a 1st reading, usually from the Old Testament; a 2nd reading, often from one of Paul’s…

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“It is the will of God.”
I always flinch a little when I hear these words. It has nothing to do with God’s presence in the world which I believe is always there and always at work. It has nothing…

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Annual Congregational Meeting

Friends,
Shepherd of the Valley’s 2019 Annual Meeting will be held on Sunday, June 2, after the 10:00 a.m. service.  Please plan to attend this important meeting.
At the meeting we will elect a President and Treasurer to serve on…

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Wednesday Message

“Today I Baled Some Hay to Feed the Sheep the Coyotes Eat”
This is the catchy title of a book a ranching neighbor named Bill wrote and illustrated about his experience as one who strove to be a good shepherd.…

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Wednesday Message

Jesus said to them, "Bring some of the fish that you have just caught." So Simon Peter went aboard and hauled the net ashore, full of large fish, a hundred fifty-three of them; and though there were so many, the…