Welcome Home! Catch the Excitement!

WORSHIP INFO FOR JULY 5 Zoom Worship Link Worship Bulletin Announcements for July 5 Pastor Jack will be away from July 6 – 20. If there is a hospital emergency needing immediate attention, please call Rev. Dan Schroeder, who is covering for him.  He can be reached at :  860-539-3478  or …

What Grabs Your Attention?

Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. WORSHIP INFO FOR June 28 Zoom Worship Link Worship Bulletin Announcements for June 28 You know how you eat something before you go food shopping so you can get down that cookie aisle without filling your cart? Well, …

What Difference Does it Make?

Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. WORSHIP INFO FOR  June 21 Zoom Worship Link Worship Bulletin Announcements for June 21 This Sunday is Father’s Day with special acknowledgments throughout this worship service including Pastor Jack’s sermon But the heart of this week’s message is …

Justified by Faith – This Changes Everything

Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. WORSHIP INFO FOR June 14 Zoom Worship Link Worship Bulletin Announcements for June 14 Since we are justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ. Romans 5:1. Last week, Pastor Jack shared a …

Holy Trinity Sunday – Three in One

Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. WORSHIP INFO FOR JUNE 7 Zoom Worship Link Worship Bulletin ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR JUNE 7 Welcome to our new interim pastor, Rev. Dr. Jack DiMatteo! This has been a tough week. We are still fighting the effects that the …

The Holy Spirit is moving…Let’s go church!

Zoom Worship Link       Worship Bulletin  Announcements for May 24 Worship Materials from Illustrated Ministry  Letter From Bishop Bartholomew Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. Hey folks – today’s the day: Saturday, May 30 from 4 pm to 8 pm, a Drive Thru Farewell event …

News from the Sparta Ecumenical Food Pantry

Disciples: I reached out to Valerie Macchio who oversees the food pantry about potential needs.  Here’s her reply: “We are always in need of food, anything shelf stable is perfect. “If anyone wants to do something special as an individual or a group: collecting in the neighborhoods have worked, or …

Sent in Mission as One

WORSHIP INFO FOR MAY 24 Zoom Worship Link Worship Bulletin The announcements and young disciples materials will be sent Saturday. Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. Today, Thursday, May 21, is Ascension Day.  Forty days after the resurrection, Jesus was taken into heaven and …

Not Alone

Grace and peace, Beloved, from the Earth-Maker, Pain-Bearer, & Life Sustainer.  Amen. WORSHIP INFO FOR MAY 17 Zoom Worship Link     Worship Bulletin Announcements          Easter Six Young Disciples Activities Jesus continues to prepare his disciples for a life without him. Last week, Jesus reminded them to stay …

Pastor Tina is leaving Shepherd of the Hills

April 26, 2020 Dear Beloved Disciples: Grace and peace to you from God, the Earth-maker, Pain-bearer, and Life-giver. I give thanks daily for you all.  You have been faithful in your discipleship in our time apart, these past few weeks.  Some of you have been faithful in your discipleship in …