Shepherd of The Hills Lutheran Church (ELCA)
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This week at SOTH

This past Sunday, Pastor Rebecca Boardman shared the message of the centurion's faith and shared with us some stories of how Lutheran Campus Ministry St. Louis welcomes students at WashU.

In observance of Memorial Day, we remembered those who served our country.

Upcoming Events

Pastor Kristen will be on vacation and at the Synod Assembly until June 5

Wednesday, June 1

  • 7:00 p.m. Choir Practice

Sunday, June 5

  • 9:00 a.m. Service of Word and Song (No Holy Communion)
  • Care and Evangelism meeting following worship

Wednesday, June 8

  • 7:00 p.m. Choir Practice

Saturday, June 11

  • 9:00 a.m. Garden Meeting


Ushers are needed for the months of July, October and December. Please talk to Tom Ritter if you are interested, or phone him at 636-244-7747.

If you are interested in leading the Facilities Committee, or just want to know more about the committee, please talk to Jim Berry or phone him at 314-587-5989.

There will an opportunity to recycle items on Saturday June 4 at the St. Louis Outlet in Hazelwood near The Ice Zone. If you have any questions, Pat Amick can help you.

Community Helping Ministry is sponsoring a Food Drive on Saturday June 4 and Sunday June 5, at the Schnucks in Bridgeton. If you would like to donate an hour of your time, please call Linda Ritter at 636-244-7747

Community Helping Ministry is hosting a Lawn Concert on Tuesday, June 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Temple Christian Fellowship (11625 Old St. Charles Rock Road in Bridgeton). The concert is free, and there will be a free-will offering to support the CHM's Pantry. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Light refreshment will follow the concert. Come rain or shine. If it rains, the concert will be in the Sanctuary.

Lutheran Restoring Creation (LRC) is a grass-roots effort designed to encourage the ELCA to promote care for creation. The Central States Synod and LRC Mission Table is committed to helping equip our synod, congregations and members to live out our vocation as earth-keepers.
In St. Louis the LRC Mission Table will be hosting the following:
* June 12, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Movie Night at Lutheran Church of the Atonement in Florissant -- View the film "Chasing Ice" with a discussion to follow.
* August 20, 2016 LR Creation Care Workshop in St. Louis at the beautiful Pallottine Renewal Center in Florissant. Delve into many aspects of creation care and work together to create action plans to move forward in our congregations and as individuals. More details to come. Registration will be open on the CSS website ( by June 5, 2016.
For more information on local events, please email Jan Koch <>

SOTH will host a table at St. Ann Food Truck Thursdays, held at St. Ann Park the last Thursday of each month through August, from 5:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Events are free and open to the public. These events are co-sponsored by the St. Ann Business Association and St. Ann Parks and Rec

Vacation Bible School will be held July 11-15 in the evenings at Shepherd of the Hills. We are gearing up for an Adventure this summer: Cave Quest, Following Jesus, the Light of the World. "Where kids will find grounding in the rock-solid foundation of God's love, a love that takes us through life's dark times." Bring your kids and their friends. Please sign up to help with crafts, games, snacks, teaching, leading and more. See Jenna Hutson if you have any questions.

Community Helping Ministry is collecting school supplies for their Back-to-School Supply Drive. All items must be received no late than July 22. They do not need any crayons, pens or pencils for the 2016 backpacks. More information will follow.

SOTH will host a Book Fair on Saturday, July 30. Start looking through your books to find those you would like to donate. Please see Pat Amick for more information

SOTH will host a Bridal Shower for Jackie Vick and her fiancé Brandon Smith on Sunday, August 14 at 11:00 a.m. here at Church.

Please submit your events and opportunities for consideration and report any corrections to
June 5, 2016

9:00 a.m.
Service of Word and Song (No Holy Communion)


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