News for the Flock

"Lump" Featuring Rob Bell

Welcome to the online version for the weeks of Lent in March and early April of the Nooma Video series by Rob Bell. Each week on Monday we will post the video link we are using and the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran pastor who is leading the onsite discussion groups will post questions. Then, during the week we invite you to return to this post to join the online discussion.

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Categories: Learn
Tags: Rob Bell, Rob Bell Video Series, NOOMA

"Rain" Featuring Rob Bell

Welcome to the online version for the weeks of Lent in March and early April of the Nooma Video series by Rob Bell. Each week on Monday we will post the video link we are using and the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran pastor who is leading the onsite discussion groups will post questions. Then, during the week we invite you to return to this post to join the online discussion.

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Categories: Learn
Tags: Rob Bell, Rob Bell Video Series, NOOMA

"Breathe" Featuring Rob Bell

Welcome to the online version for the weeks of Lent in March and early April of the Nooma Video series by Rob Bell. Each week on Monday we will post the video link we are using and the Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran pastor who is leading the onsite discussion groups will post questions. Then, during the week we invite you to return to this post to join the online discussion.

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Categories: Learn
Tags: Rob Bell, Rob Bell Video Series, NOOMA

Daily Lenten Prayers (Emailed)

The pastors of Shepherd of the Valley offer daily prayers as an opportunity for our church community to share in a Lenten discipline. To sign-up, fill out this form; marking "Congregation-wide information, including weekly devotions."

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Categories: Worship
Tags: Lent, Lent prayer, Lenten prayer, daily prayer, prayer

Pack the Pews for the MN Food Share Campaign

Throughout March, we plan to Pack the Pews with food as part of the MN Food Share Campaign. Click read more to see how you can help…

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Categories: Local Mission, Connect
Tags: Pack the Pews, Food Shelf

Our generosity makes a difference!

SOTV is blessed to have a very supportive congregation that provides food, cash donations, and committed volunteers to serve people in need within our local communities. Our generosity makes a difference!

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Categories: Care, Connect, stewardship
Tags: Shepherd of the Valley Food Shelf, SOTV Food Shelf, Food Shelf, 360 Communities, super shelf

Shepherd Scholarship

Scholarship applications are now available at the Welcome Center or at sotv.org/youth.

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Categories: Youth
Tags: scholarship, Shepherd scholarship

Thank you Brian Olson

Brian Olson presented during a Men’s Community Breakfast on Saturday, February 16. Brian discussed his inside knowledge on the chaos of responding to federally declared emergencies such as hurricanes, earthquakes, and terrorism. Brian spoke about how he saw God at work through his experiences working with national and international agencies for emergency preparedness.

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Categories: Connect
Tags: community breakfast

God’s Love in Action: Emergency Homeless Shelter

Did you make a New Year’s resolution? Are you still resolved? One that we try to do all year long is to make a difference in the lives of others through acts of service. Again this winter, SOTV is partnering with other Dakota county churches and organizations to provide short term, emergency housing from November through April.

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Categories: Connect, Local Mission
Tags: Emergency Shelter in Dakota County, emergency shelter, new years resolution

Thank You, Thank You, Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who donated and volunteered for Christmas Gift Giving, the Winter Outerwear & Mitten Tree, and our Blood Drive.

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Tags: Christmas Gift Giving, Winter outerwear, Mitten Tree, Blood Drive

Capital Fund Update

We’ve now paid off more than $2,000,000 of our mortgage!

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Categories: News
Tags: capital fund, capital campaign, mortgage

Men’s Community Breakfast Featuring Stories of Emergency Preparedness

Saturday, February 16
9:00 - 11:00 am
Cost: $5

Join us for breakfast and a presentation filled with stories by Brian Olson, who has inside knowledge on the chaos of responding to federally declared emergencies: hurricanes, earthquakes, and terrorism.

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Categories: Connect
Tags: community breakfast, mens breakfast, men's community breakfast, men's breakfast, men, Brian Olson, emergency preparedness

Community Garden: Volunteer Coordinator or Co-Coordinators Needed

Work with our Facilities Manager to oversee the Community Garden. Help with needed administrative and communication tasks. Visit www.sotv.org/jobs for a description of the responsibilities. If interested, please contact jennifer.davidson@sotv.org.

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Categories: building and facility, Care, Connect
Tags: community garden, garden, volunteer

Register for Camp Wapo

Join other friends from Shepherd of the Valley for a week of fun at Camp Wapo (Bible camp)! Curious to see what camp life is all about? Read the flyer. Watch videos.

Date are…

June 14-16 (completing grades 1-3)

June 16-21 (completing grades 4-12)

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Categories: Connect, Learn
Tags: Camp Wapo, Bible camp, Ox Lake