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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, ELCA   12650 Johnny Cake Ridge Rd, Apple Valley, MN 55124 ● (952) 432-6351  Directions



Organ &
Piano-led Worship

Saturday: 5:30 pm

 Sunday: 8:30 & 9:45 am

Holy Communion is celebrated the first and third weekends of every month.

Band-led Worship

Saturday: 4:00 pm

 Sunday: 11:00 am

Holy Communion is celebrated every weekend.

Please join us following worship on Sunday mornings for coffee and fellowship in the Great Hall.

Nursery is available at all services
for children ages 1-3. 

Nursery and Childcare

Listen to sermons

Worship Schedule

This fall we are launching a new Saturday Schedule so that we may better live out Our Vision: to invite all people to experience the Welcome, Transformation, and Sending of Jesus Christ. See schedule at left.

GodZone Christian Education is available at all worship hours for
Age 3 (by 9/1/14) - Grade 3. Learn more

Miss a recent sermon? Listen here or watch here.


Rite of Confirmation

Saturday, November 1: 11:00 am & 1:15 pm
All are invited to attend and support the affirmation of baptism for this year's confirmands. Students will lead many parts of the service. Pastor Randy Brandt will preach and Sounds of Praise will provide special music.


All Saints Weekend:
November 1 & 2

"Elisha Heals Naaman"
Preacher: Randy Brandt
Scripture: 2 Kings 5:1-14
Holy Communion at all services
Music: Sounds of Praise (5:30, 8:30, 9:45)
Saturday Sampler (5:00 pm): "Explore Tanzania!" Crafts, games and activities for adults and children of all ages.
Sunday Adult Forum (9:45): "Ebola: Global Crisis, Local Response" - Kris Ehresmann, Director of Infectious Disease, Minnesota Department of Health


November 8 & 9

"What Are You Thankful For?"
Preacher: Chris Smith
Scripture: Isaiah 12:1-6
Baptisms at select services
Music: Philip Rossin (5:30), Jubilation Choir (8:30) Senior Choir (8:30/9:45) Combined Children’s Choirs (9:45)
Saturday Sampler (5:00 pm): Bernie Zimmerman, Piano
Sunday Adult Forum (9:45): “Christian Theology Before and After the Holocaust” - Deborah Goodwin, Associate Professor in Religion, Gustavus Adolphus College



Shepherd of the Valley invites all people to experience the Welcome, Transformation, and Sending of Jesus Christ.