Wednesday, December 17, 7:00 PM – Advent Service (a meditation on the verses of O Come, O Come Emmanuel) at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church

O Come, O Come Emmanuel!

This is probably one of the most familiar hymns we sing during Advent. But did you know that this hymn is centuries old, and that it is based on something called the O Antiphons?SOV Antiphons Image in Words

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SOV Youth Going To City Reach In January 2015

SOV Youth Ministry - City Reach SOV youth are going to City Reach in January of 2015. This is a program run by Ecclesia Ministries (St. Paul’s Cathedral) in Boston to give food and clothing to the homeless.  Please check your closets and attics for new or gently used winter clothing that you wish to donate.  Either bring donations to church and place them in the suitcase in the vestibule or contact Janet Vesper (978-597-8605).

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SOV – Adult Discipleship Class – Fall 2014

“You pray for your own needs and for the needs of others. You pray in the face of conflict, and you pray for forgiveness. You pray to pour out your heart to God SOV - Adult Discipleship Class - Prayerand to gain a glimpse of God’s heart for you. As David Healey leads you through the prayers of men and women in the Bible (Mary, Abraham, Moses, Daniel and more!), you will gain new insights into why, what and how to pray. And you will experience more fully the adventure that prayer can be.”
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July – Youth Mission Trip Remembrances

SOV - Youth Ministry - 2014Sunday evening, September 28th, the youth gathered to celebrate serving in Scranton and Philadelphia this past summer. Following are selected remembrances from the Jr. High (Philadelphia) and Sr. High (Scranton) trips:

Awesome. Moving. The best trip ever. So hard to say goodbye. I have grown so much. Our goal was to give as much love as possible. I can’t wait for next year.
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