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Christmas Gifts | Due December 8 & 9

If you took a gift tag from the Christmas Tree during our Unexpected Christmas kickoff, please return your gift during worship by December 8 & 9. Thank you for helping families in our community celebrate Christmas in ways they never...

The Bridge Christmas Break | Begins December 5

With the holidays approaching, we know that life can get pretty busy! So The Bridge will take a break during the month of December. Enjoy this time with family and friends, and we’ll see you back at The Bridge on January 9!

Family Christmas on Soul Street | Sunday, December 9

Christmas is a wonderful time to experience the hope, joy, and love of Jesus through the eyes of a child. And our Soul Street kids want to share that gift with you! On Sunday, December 9, our kids will help the choir lead our 9:15 am worship service. Following the...

Christmas Worship 2018

Join us for Christmas worship! Candlelight and Communion will be offered at all Christmas services. Nursery care for children up to three years old will also be available during each service. Traveler’s Christmas - Wednesday, December 19, at 7 pm Going out of town for...

Story Thyme at Fresh Thyme | Tuesday, November 27, at 10 am

Our Children’s Ministry is excited to once again partner with and support 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)...

Surviving the Holidays Workshop | December 2 at 1 pm

For those who have lost a loved one, the holidays can often bring up some tough emotions. To help provide some comfort, we are offering a Surviving the Holidays Workshop on Sunday, December 2, at 1 pm. This gathering will provide tips, strength, and encouragement to...

Blue Christmas Service | Wednesday, December 5, at 7 pm

If you have lost a loved one or are experiencing other types of loss, loneliness, or sadness, you don’t have to go through this season alone. Church of the Shepherd invites you to attend a special Blue Christmas service on Wednesday, December 5, at 7 pm. We’ll gather...

Forever Young Luncheon | Wednesday, November 14, at 11 am

Join Forever Young for a special program and lunch at 11 am on Wednesday, November 14. The cost of the program and meal is $9. New faces are always welcome! Contact Bill Stinson (wostinson@sbcglobal.net) to learn more.  ...

Unexpected Christmas Kickoff | November 17 & 18

Join us on November 17 & 18 as we kickoff another year of celebrating Christmas by doing the unexpected. Together we’ll learn to worship fully, spend less, give more, and love all during the holidays. This will be the weekend that we’ll have the chance to choose a...

Church Conference | Tuesday, November 20, at 6:30 pm

Every year, we meet as a congregation for what we, as United Methodists, call Church Conference.  This meeting is open to all of our church family. This year's Church Conference is Tuesday, November 20, at 6:30 pm.  We will celebrate the things God has done through...

Pastor’s Lunch | Sunday, November 18, at 12 pm

Are you new to COS? Welcome! We’d like to get to know you and help you learn a little more about us! Join us in the café on Sunday, November 18, at 12 pm to share a special lunch with our pastors. It will be a great way to get to know others at Church of the Shepherd,...

School Partnership Teams

COS has been privileged to partner with two (and now three) local schools within the Francis Howell School District through our Operation Backpack program.  This program provides a backpack of food for kids who might not otherwise have something to eat throughout the...

Puerto Rico Special Offering

It has been over a year since Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico.  Full recovery and a resemblance of lives feeling some level of normalcy is still a long way off.  The Missouri Conference has partnered with the Methodist Church in Puerto Rico to reopen the United...

New Series | Let’s Seek God

In a world of uncertainty, being able to ask questions and have conversations knowing that no one has all the answers can lead the way to living a life like Jesus.  What if the church was the place where that could begin?  What if we could gather to seek God not just...

Community Playground Playdate | Wednesday, October 24, at 10 am

Let’s celebrate Fall together at the Let’s Play! Community Playground! Families are invited to join us on Wednesday, October 24, at 10 am for a scavenger hunt, pumpkin decorating, spooky treats, and, of course, playground time! And to make it even more fun, why not...

2019 Youth Mission Trip Informational Meeting | October 7 at 7 pm

Did you hear?!? We're heading to Puerto Rico this June. Yes, our High Schoolers are doing something brand new and we are excited for this opportunity to serve the people of Arecibo, Puerto Rico, USA! Parents and students are invited to join us Sunday, Oct 7 right...

COS Leadership Opportunities | Response Needed by October 14

COS is seeking to add new persons to two of our Leadership Teams.  First, the Executive Council, which serves as the Board of Directors for COS, and second, a Lay Leader Team which will serve as a focus group to help discern how God is moving in our church,  examine...

Point of View Conversations | 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...

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...

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...