News for the Flock

You Can Make A Difference

You are invited to use your gifts to serve out your love for God and neighbors.

We have many options that fit many different interests and schedules.

Encourage your family, friends, or ministry group to serve with you! View all serving opportunities.

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Thank you to everyone who participated in Christmas Gift Giving this year!

Together, we sponsored 43 families, 24 homeless youth, and 58 individuals with disabilities. Plus, hundreds of gifts for Southside Family Nurturing Center and Dakota Woodlands Homeless Shelter. Monetary donations help hurricane relief efforts, feed kids over the weekends, assist kids with mentoring programs, and aid orphans in Tanzania. Many thanks for working together to make the world a better place!

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Categories: Care, Connect, Local Mission
Tags: Christmas Gift Giving, Christmas gifts

Help the homeless & hungry while having beers with peers

Tuesday, February 5 from 6:00 - 9:00 pm at Summit Brewing Company. Tickets will be available through our Facebook event only.

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Categories: Connect, Local Mission
Tags: beers with peers, homeless, hungry, fundraiser, summit brewing

Screenagers Showing

Wednesday, January 30
4:30 - 6:00 pm or 7:00 - 8:30 pm
Film | Optional Discussion | Parent Handout

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Categories: Learn, Youth
Tags: Screenagers, digital age, academics, video games, internet, internet addiction, social media, digital world

Coffee House

Mark your calendar for this popular event. Sponsored by the Couples’ Ministry, this event is for all single adults and couples. It’s a festive evening in a “coffee house” atmosphere with delicious and abundant appetizers and special live music.

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Categories: Connect
Tags: coffee house, connect, fellowship, couples ministry

Women's Community Breakfast: “You Are Worth It”

It is common to focus on caring for others while forgetting the importance of caring for you. Take this opportunity to renew and refresh yourself as a person. Explore ways to honor your inner wisdom, step into your personal power, choose your story, and experience the celebration of your individual gifts and strengths.

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Categories: Connect
Tags: community breakfast, womens breakfast

You’re Invited to Pack Meals at Feed My Starving Children

SOTV members are invited to join thousands of others in Dakota County in the annual Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) South Metro Meal Pack, February 4 - 9, 2019.

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Categories: Connect, Local Mission
Tags: volunteer, serve, feed my starving children, pack meals

January Collection

SOTV youth groups will be packing hospice kits this February to be sent to people around the world through Global Health Ministries. Help by bringing…

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Categories: Global Mission
Tags: collection, donation, donate, Global Health Ministries

Preschool 2019-2020 Registration

Registration begins January 22, 2019

Three levels of classes available to children ages 3 - 5 years-old.

We focus on the whole child and guide them through process-based activities to learn the skills to be successful in life.

For questions or to schedule a tour, contact Linda Nelson at 952.985.7370, linda.nelson@sotv.org, or visit sotv.org/preschool.

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Categories: Learn
Tags: preschool, play based preschool, christian preschool

Tax statements

We are mailing tax statements during January 2019. Please wait to file taxes until you’re received a charitable contribution tax statement. Thank you!

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Categories: stewardship
Tags: taxes, tax statement

Happy New Year

Happy New Year!

It’s that time of year again. It’s time to make resolutions, shake off the dust of another year past, and begin again with a fresh start. I honestly love the feeling of a new year. I love that the days are getting longer. Even though the weather is cold, I love the crisp sunshine of January in Minnesota. Each new year is alive with possibilities.

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Categories: News, Monthly
Tags: new year, baptism

Year-End Giving

All gifts matter and we thank you for your wonderful support of Shepherd of the Valley!

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Categories: stewardship
Tags: give, giving, year end, end of year, tax statement, charitable contribution

Building Closure

Please note that our building will be closed:

Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

God bless you and your loved ones this holiday!

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Free Brunch for All College-age Adults

Join the Youth Staff Thursday, December 20 from 10:00 - 11:30 am

Free brunch reunion in the Great Hall!

Enjoy a hot meal, devotion, and good conversation as we get caught up. Registration is not required, but RSVP to our Facebook event to help us get an idea of how much food to prepare.

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Categories: Connect, Youth
Tags: college