The Concept

This website is for the members, visitors and community surrounding Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church. It is intended to be informational, interactive, and continuously updated with congregation news and upcoming events. The original site was launched November 1998.

Pages are structured such that ease-of-use and simplicity take top priority. Consistentency in layout allow for quick navigation through the site. Please report any broken links or outdated content using the "Report a Problem" link at the bottom of any page.

Browser Compatibility & Accessibility

This site is best viewed using the latest in standards-compliant browsers, including Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and FireFox. It is designed with XHTML and CSS to maximize accessibility using screen readers and other tools. Blog and podcast feeds are validated to ensure compatibility with readers and podcatchers.

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict Valid CSS! Valid RSS


This site ( copyright © 1998-2018 Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Beaverton, Oregon. All rights are reserved. Contents including graphics, text and audio may not be reproduced or used, in whole or part, for commercial gain.


Content is maintained by the congregation council and staff. Technical contributions from Bob McFall, Tom Barnes, James Graham, Joe Hoffbeck, Arden Tarum, Terry Wagemann, and Trevor McDonald. Site design by Aaron Zahrowski.