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Point of View Gatherings | October 17, October 24, and November 7

Sometimes difficult conversations require a space where we can gather with respect, empathy, and love for one another, allowing the Holy Spirit to move among us. As United Methodists approach 2019, we will be having one of those difficult conversations when the...

Hurricane Relief Efforts | Special Offering

Through your generous giving, COS was able to collect $3115 to aid those who are experiencing the aftermath of the recent hurricane.  Special offering envelopes will be available in the seatbacks  again this weekend to support hurricane relief efforts. This is an...

Welcome Chris Chappell | Assistant Director of Student Ministries

Church of the Shepherd is excited to welcome Chris Chappell to our family as our new Assistant Director of Student Ministries. Chris is originally from the Lake of the Ozarks area, but recently moved here from Mississippi. He is the proud owner of a half corgi/half...

Walk to Emmaus Information Meeting | Sunday, September 23 at 1 pm

"While they were talking and discussing, Jesus himself came near and walked with them." (Luke 24:15). When we take a next step in our faith journey, we learn more about Jesus than ever before, love more like Jesus, lead more like Jesus, and live a life that reflects...

Bridge Bread Truck | October 6 & 7

Church of the Shepherd is excited to be hosting a visit by the Bridge Bread Truck! Bridge Bread is a non-profit organization that provides job opportunities for people experiencing homelessness and helps them help themselves get back on track though satisfying,...

The CAFE: Seeking the Still | Tuesday, October 2, 6 – 8 pm

You try so hard to hold it all together. What if God is patiently waiting for you to let some things fall apart? Inspirational author, speaker and storyteller, Laura Fleetwood, shares her poignant journey of succumbing to the pressure and the chaos of her life. As the...

Community Playground Play Date | Friday, September 28, 10 – 11 am

  Join us as we celebrate fall with another play date at our Let’s Play Community Playground!  In addition to having fun and meeting new friends, we will enjoy apple slices, caramel sauce, and apple cider.  All are invited, so bring a friend. To learn more, contact...

Story Thyme at Fresh Thyme | Tuesday, September 25, from 10 – 11 am

Our Children’s Ministry is excited to once again partner with our neighbors, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, to share stories and fun with families in our community.  Join us at Fresh Thyme (located down the hill from the church at 3600 S. St. Peters Parkway) on Tuesday,...

Youth Theater Production | Sign-ups Now Open!

Head's up students 6th through 12th grade: Sign-ups for Youth Theater are open now through September 30! While rehearsals won't begin until January, we are excited to get started by putting together an awesome cast and crew. Interested?  Sign up by texting "THEATER"...

Lay Servant Informational Meeting | Tuesday, September 11, 7pm

Did you know COS worships each week at four locations?  In addition to our main campus, Community Worship Leaders share worship services at the Fairwinds and Brookdale senior living communities as well as The Villages of St. Peters Memory Care Unit.  Between 40-70...

Lay Servant Training | Saturday, October 6, 9 am – 3 pm

Did you know COS worships each week at four locations?  In addition to our main campus, Community Worship Leaders share worship services at the Fairwinds and Brookdale senior living communities as well as The Villages of St. Peters Memory Care Unit.  Between 40-70...

Pastor’s Lunch | Sunday, September 16, at 12 pm

New to COS? We want to get to know you! Join us at 12 pm on Sunday, September 16, in the café to share a special lunch with our pastors. It will be a great way to get to know others at Church of the Shepherd, too! Please RSVP to Robin Long...

Flu Shots Available | September 22 & 23

Be prepared for cold and flu season! Walgreens Pharmacy will be giving flu shots in the church lobby before and after worship on September 22 from 4 - 6:30 pm and  on September 23 from 8:30 am - 12 pm.  Bring your insurance card and photo id with you, and plan to fill...

September Collections

September Collections When you’re out doing your grocery shopping this week, make sure to pick up a few extra items to support the OASIS Food Pantry and Family Friends Mission! Each month, Church of the Shepherd collects different personal care and food items to help...

Discover Courses

Our Discover Courses are a great next step we can take to build a strong faith foundation for our lives. They help us discover what the COS community is all about, how to grow in the likeness of Christ through spiritual practices, what our personal spiritual gifts...

Salvation Army Volunteers | Monthly on Wednesdays

If you have a heart to help and would like to serve those in need in St. Charles County, we are currently looking for individuals to help with serving meals at the Salvation Army.  We have several teams that work from 10:00a-1:00p on Wednesdays on a rotating basis....

The Bridge: Midweek at COS

The Bridge: Midweek at COS | Wednesdays from 5:15 - 7:30 pm Are you ready to begin the next step on your faith journey? Whether you’re looking for spiritual growth in a class or workshop, to spend time in the presence of God, or simply enjoy a meal in the company of...

Early Response Team Training | Saturday, September 15, 9 am – 4 pm

Does your heart often lead you to ask yourself “what can I do?” in the aftermath of of a catastrophic event?  Come learn how United Methodists are involved during a disaster, how we get prepared for a disaster, and what we can do when a disaster strikes. Early...

Brown Bag Bible Study | Sundays from 12 – 1:30 pm

Join us for the Brown Bag Bible study on Sunday afternoons from 12-1:30 pm, as we take our next steps to know the Bible better.  Starting in September, we will be reading the letters of Paul that comprise most of the New Testament outside of the gospel story of Jesus....

The CAFE: Signs of Love | Friday, September 7, 6 – 8:30 pm

Please join us for fun and fellowship with women of all ages as we hear about the needs of children all over the world and how by leaning into God’s word and through His nudges on our hearts, we are sometimes led to make life altering decisions - all in the name of...

Story Thyme at Fresh Thyme | Tuesday, August 28, at 10:00 am

Our Children’s Ministry is excited to once again partner with our neighbors, Fresh Thyme Farmers Market, to share stories and fun with families in our community.  Join us at Fresh Thyme (located down the hill from the church at 3600 S. St. Peters Parkway) on Tuesday,...

Rising Women | Wednesday Mornings at 9 am

Women of all ages are welcome to walk along with us as we study the Gospel of John which is a treasure for those who want to grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ.  John’s gospel concentrates on the miracles, or “signs” that Jesus performs and is aimed at...

The Best Yes | Community Groups Forming

Sometimes our busy lives feel like a juggling act.  The stress of keeping all the balls in the air can be overwhelming.  In her book, “The Best Yes”, bestselling author Lysa Terkeurst helps the reader learn “how to make wise decisions in the midst of endless demands”...

The Bridge: Midweek at COS

The Bridge: Midweek at COS | Returns Wednesday, August 22, at 5:15 pm Are you ready to begin the next step on your faith journey? Whether you’re looking for spiritual growth in a class or workshop, to spend time in the presence of God, looking to connect with others,...

Life Change Bible Study | August 29 – October 3 at The Bridge

Join Pastor Jon who will lead this Life Change Bible study.  The course covers a particular book of the Bible and changes every 6 weeks.  We will kickoff with the book of Colossians focusing on a truly Christian life. Colossians helps us take a deep dive into...

Pastor’s Lunch | Sunday, August 19, at 12 pm

New to COS? We want to get to know you! Join us at 12 pm on Sunday, August 19, in the café to share a special lunch with our pastors. It will be a great way to get to know others at Church of the Shepherd, too! Please RSVP to Robin Long...