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Noteworthy Items

Ministry of the Month

By Lurayn Haines Prayer Shawl Ministry Leader This Ministry’s story began in Hartford, Conn., with two women who, after they graduated from the Women’s Leadership Institute at the Hartford Seminary, responded to a classmate’s request for prayers for her extremely-ill husband. This woman was wearing a shawl, which others touched as they were praying and […]

Music and Hymn-Singing Integral to our Faith as Christians

  By The Very Rev. George Conger, SOTH Rector We like to make a joyful noise at Shepherd of the Hills. Music is one of the glories of our church. We are blessed by talented music ministers: Bill Kinley, Sol Asekun, Ladd Harris, Jo Hagen and David Blain and the choir enrich our worship and […]

Become a Person Who Encourages Others

A Message From the Rector By The Very Rev. George Conger SOTH Rector “Encourage one another daily, as long as it is called ‘Today,’ so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.” Hebrews 3:13 Shortly after I arrived in Lecanto, I received an e-mail from a good friend of mine in Connecticut. […]

Regular Service Times

Saturday 5:00pm - Holy Eucharist Rite II
A contemporary service with Praise Music and Visual Liturgy that is easy to follow. Music is with guitar and keyboard.

Sunday 8:00am - Holy Eucharist Rite I
Traditional said service with no music

Sunday 10:30am - Holy Eucharist Rite II
Choir and Organ

Wednesday 10:00am - Healing Service
Holy Eucharist with Intercessory Prayer and Laying-On Of Hands

Upcoming Events

Educational Forum

01/08/2017 – 01/29/2017

The Rev. George Conger will hold an Educational Forum starting at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 8 in the Parish Hall. Everyone is invited to attend.

The Order of the Daughters of the King Open Meeting


The Esther Chapter of the Daughters of the King will open its meeting at 10:30 on Saturday, Jan. 21 in chapel. All those women of the parish interested in learning more about the Order and their work are welcome. There will be a light luncheon and a chance to talk with members of the Order.

Restaurant Night


Shepherd of the Hills will hold its first Restaurant Night of the year at Stumpknockers on the River. Cocktails and fellowship at 5:30, dinner at 6 p.m. Sign up in the Parish Hall.

Alpha Program Begins


The Alpha Program, led by Deacons Mike and Linda, will start at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 25 in the Parish Hall. Sign Up sheet in the parish hall.  Click for more Information.

Shepherd of the Hills Annual Meeting


Shepherd of the Hills will hold its Annual Meeting after the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, Jan. 29. New Vestry members will be nominated to serve 3-year terms and elected to office plus other church business. The meeting is open to all parishioners. Please attend.

Paws & Prayers


Shepherd of the Hills will host its monthly Paws & Prayers service where attendees are welcome to attend with their pets. The service includes Holy Eucharist and treats for the pets. The sermon is animal oriented.The service begins at 5 p.m. in the church.

First Annual Men’s Retreat

03/10/2017 – 03/12/2017

It’s time to sign up for our retreat;cost for meals and lodging is $110.00,  Friday dinner-Sunday lunch. We have a great program planned. A chance to experience a closeness with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.Feel free to invite someone. Sign up sheet in the parish hall questions – Art Eddy, 352-257-3397.