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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: 5:00 p.m.
Sunday: 8:30 & 9:45 a.m.

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

Band-led worship

Sunday: 11:00 a.m.

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

Taizé Prayer

2nd Tuesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday, March 11
Rosemount United Methodist Church, Rosemount

Tuesday, April 8
Mary, Mother of the Church Catholic Community, Burnsville

Tuesday, May 13
Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, Apple Valley

Worship Schedule

This year in worship, we are working our way through the Story of Jesus, using John's gospel, from Christmas to Easter.
Miss a recent sermon? Listen here.

Lenten Devotions
Luther Seminary has created "Let Us Hold Fast," an excellent series of daily devotions for Lent. You can download the
entire booklet, download a large print version, or sign up to receive the devotions daily via e-mail.


Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 17
Soup Luncheon: 11:00 a.m.
Worship, Drama & First Communion: 12:00 & 7:00 p.m.

Worship will feature the drama "Encounters at the Cross" where five recipients of Jesus’ ministry gather during Christ’s passion. You are invited to join Nicodemus, the lame man of Bethsaida, the Samaritan woman, the man born blind, and Lazarus around the table of God’s grace and love.


Good Friday
Friday, April 18
Soup Luncheon: 11:00 a.m.
12:00 & 7:00 p.m. 
Worship includes a beautiful musical cantata with soloists (12:00) and a full orchestra (7:00).

Easter Weekend
Saturday, April 19 // 4:00 & 5:00*
(Organ, Piano & Brass)
Sunday, April 20 // 8:00, 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m.
(Organ, Piano & Brass)
Sunday, April 20 // Noon (Band-Led)

What you can expect on Easter:

• Celebrate the Risen Christ

• A Warm Welcome

• Joyful Music

• A Children's Message

• An Inspirational Message

• Free Shuttle from Falcon Ridge Middle School to our parking lot
Please note, times have changed: Sunday, 7:15 a.m. - 12:15 pm

Childcare available at all hours in our nursery

• *Holy Communion (Sat. 5:00 and Sun. Noon only)

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