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

This past Sunday, as we celebrated Jesus' Ascension, we were reminded that we have work to do here on earth: to follow the footprints that Jesus left on earth, and tell the story of new life that comes with Jesus' resurrection.

Following Jesus' Ascension, this coming Sunday we will celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit that sparked the birth and growth of the church in the world. There will be last-minute opportunities to read in different languages in the reading from Acts, so consider your willingness to try something new!

Peace and blessings

-Pastor Kristen

Upcoming Events

 

Wednesday May 11

  • No Choir Practice

Saturday May 14

  • 9:00 a.m. Garden Meeting

Sunday May 15

Wednesday May 18

  • No Choir Practice
  • 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Confirmation at The Bridge

Opportunities

On Sunday, May 15, we have a special opportunity to celebrate and support the Flomo Family. Alex and Florence Flomo were blessed to be reunited with their daughter, Luvena, and Alex's Mother, Korto, who arrived last week from Liberia to live with her family here. Florence and Alex have been working on this reunion for some time now, and have put a lot of time, money and effort into the process. We will celebrate with the Flomo Family by welcoming Grandma and Luvena into our Church Family. There will also be an opportunity on this day to offer financial support to the family during this tremendous transition in their lives. You can contribute to the Flomo Family Fundraiser with cash or a check made out to Shepherd of the Hills with the memo: "Flomo Family Special Giving."

Altar Guild sets up for Communion and cleans up after Communion. If you would like to serve on the Altar Guild, please contact Barb Daab at 314-831-1568. All are welcome to come and serve.

Community Helping Ministry needs these items: bleach, laundry detergent, pancake mix, syrup, and jelly. You can bring them to church, Linda and Tom Ritter will deliver them to CHM.

SOTH Annual Picnic will be held Sunday May 22 at St. Ann Park. Please bring whatever meat you want to grill to eat and a dish to share.  You can also bring sports equipment or other fun outdoor items.  Everyone is welcome, and please bring your friends.  More details will come.

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. Scheduled events include face painting, pet adoption, pony rides and many more fun things. Events are free and open to the public, but a canned good or non-perishable food item donation is appreciated. We are looking for two volunteers. If you are interested in staffing our table, please contact Sydney Meyer or Pastor Kristen. These events are co-sponsored by the St. Ann Business Association and St. Ann Parks and Rec The next event will be May 26.

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 like's dark times." Bring your kids and their friends.

Please submit your events and opportunities for consideration to communications@sothstl.org
Sunday,
May 15, 2016

Pentecost

9:00 a.m.
Liberian worship service with Holy Communion

Flomo family fundraiser

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