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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 pm
(moving to 5:30 pm
on Sep. 13)

 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
(beginning Sep. 13)

 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.


August 30 & 31

"Be Real: Real Love"
Preacher: Pastor Randy Brandt
Scripture: 1 John 4:7-21

Special Music: Jessica Fedje


September 6 & 7

"Flood and Promise"
Preacher: Pastor Diane Sponheim
Scripture: Genesis 6:16-22, 9:8-15

Holy Communion: all services
Neighborhood Block Party: 4-7pm in the parking lot

It's time to Bible Up!. Join us for a special Bible focus in worship as kick off a new year in the narrative lectionary.

Children new to GodZone Christian education and 4th graders will receive the gift of a new Bible and a special blessing.

In the narthex we'll have a special Bible display, info on Bible apps, and tips on how to get the most from your Bible.


Taizè Community Prayer Service

Tuesday, September 9 at 6:30 pm
All are welcome to join us for 40-45 minutes of music, scripture, intercessory prayer, and silent meditation. This meditative form of prayer was first developed by the Taizé community in France.


September 13 & 14

"Call of Abraham"
Preacher: Pastor Randy Brandt
Scripture: Genesis 12:1-9
Holy Baptism: selected services
Special music: The Barbary Coast Dixieland Band
Saturday Sampler (5:00 pm): "Burning Questions!"
Adult Education: Making Sense of the Bible - Sun, 9:45



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