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Hallelujah Chorus | Looking for Singers and Instrumentalists

Join with the Church of the Shepherd Music Ministry to present the worshipful sights and sounds of Christmas! We’ll be expanding our choir with singers and instrumentalists from within our church and community to lift up our praises to God by presenting the Hallelujah...

The Bridge | Thanksgiving Break

The Bridge will be on Thanksgiving Break on Wednesday, November 22. Enjoy the night off with family and friends, fill your bellies with lots of turkey, and we’ll see you back on Wednesday nights on November 29!

Blue Christmas Service | Monday, December 4, at 7 pm

The holidays can be a difficult time of the year for those who have lost loved ones or are experiencing other types of loss, loneliness, or sadness. But you don’t have to go through this season alone. Church of the Shepherd invites you to attend a special Blue...

Surviving the Holidays Seminar | December 3 at 1 pm

The Christmas season is full of songs, gifts, cookies, and holiday gatherings that often bring joy. But for many, that joy is not always a reality. For those who have lost a loved one, the holidays can often bring up some tough emotions. To help provide some comfort...

Christmas Decorating | Sunday, November 12, at 12 pm

Come deck the halls of Church of the Shepherd as we welcome the Christmas season! We’ll be decorating the Sanctuary and the lobby on Sunday, November 12, at noon. A light lunch will be provided. Come be a part of transforming our space as we anticipate the birth of...

Mom and Me Play Date | Friday, November 10, at 10 am

Mom and Me is a great way to connect with other moms at Church of the Shepherd while your little ones (birth to 5 yrs) play together and make new friends. Join us at the church on Friday, November 10, at 10 am as we celebrate the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday....

November 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 fill the food pantry...

Community Worship Leaders

We have an exciting opportunity to spread the hope of Christ beyond our church walls! Church of the Shepherd has partnered with several area retirement homes and care facilities to provide a worship experience for the residents on Sunday afternoons. These residents...

Charge Conference | Monday, November 13, at 7 pm

Join us for this year’s Charge Conference gathering as we celebrate what has happened in the past year  at COS and look forward to what is to come. This year’s gathering will take place on Monday, November 13, at 7 pm. We will be recognizing our leadership teams,...

Unexpected Christmas: Beyond Words | Kickoff Weekend November 18 & 19

Sometimes we say things, but they are just words. Things like, “Merry Christmas,” or, “God bless you,” or even, “I’m praying for you.” But what if we moved beyond just words and discovered their meaning? What if we discovered our meaning? Join us in worship on...

Fall Happenings on Soul Street

Fall is here, and lots of exciting things are happening on Soul Street! Kids through 5th Grade can join us every Sunday at 9:15 or 10:45 am to make friends and learn about Jesus through worship, Bible study, music, art, and service projects. But the fun doesn’t stop...

Circle, Me Lord – Prayer Retreat | Saturday, November 4, at 9 am

With the busy holiday season quickly approaching, let's set aside some time to connect with God, retreat from daily life, and refresh our souls. We want to invite you to join us on Saturday, November 4, from 9 am to 2 pm, for a time of prayer. Prayer stations will be...

Forever Young | Wednesday, November 8, at 11 am

Join us for lunch and entertainment at Forever Young! Lamar Pilsing, a popular singer from St. Charles, will be presenting us with a wide variety of music styles. He’s known for singing your favorite standard, country, and gospel tunes. Lunch will follow 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...

Discover Our Story | Sunday, October 29, at 10:45 am

Where are you in your faith journey today? How did you get there? This Discover Course will help you reflect on the important people and places that you have encountered in your life that have helped your faith develop into what it is today. You will also receive the...

Discover Our Practices | Sunday, October 22, at 10:45 am

Love the Lord, love others, and love ourselves. When we practice these three things, we grow in the likeness of Christ. This Discover Course will introduce you to the “Core 4” spiritual practices that help us grow as faithful and loving followers of Jesus: worship,...

Discover Our Purpose | Sunday, October 15, at 10:45 am

We all have gifts and talents, but sometimes we have a hard time figuring out what they are! This Discover Course will help you find out what your spiritual gifts are and learn how you can use them to serve God, the church, and the community. This course will be...

Weekly GPS | Grow. Pray. Study.

To help you stay better connected to God through the week, we’re providing weekly GPS (Grow. Pray. Study.) guides for you. These daily devotionals will help you engage in the spiritual practices of scripture reading, reflection, and prayer. You can find this week’s...

Nursing Home Game Day Volunteers

Would you like to serve the community by playing board games and cards? We know what you might be thinking - “How can I serve the community by playing a game? Where’s the work?” Well, at Church of the Shepherd we believe that serving is about more than just the work...

Pastor Jon’s eNote | Subscribe Today!

Beginning in October, we’ll be using different distribution lists for our weekly eNews and Pastor Jon’s eNote. So if you’ve enjoyed reading updates, encouragement, and other information from Pastor Jon and want to continue receiving his eNote in your inbox on Fridays,...

Worship Without Walls | September 30 & October 1

We do it every week. We show up to church for an hour, sing the songs, say the prayers, listen to the pastor speak, and then we go on with our lives. But what if worship was more than just showing up at church? What if we made it a lifestyle? When we gather on...

Welcome Adam Lauman and Family! | Director of Student Ministries

Church of the Shepherd is pleased to announce the hire of full-time Director of Student Ministries, Adam Lauman.  Adam served on the staff of Morning Star UMC as a Director in Student Ministries for 4 1/2 years, and for the past 1 1/2 years has served as the Director...

Hurricane Relief Efforts

Special offering envelopes will be available in the seatbacks this weekend to support hurricane relief efforts. This is an extra mile offering that goes above and beyond our normal giving. You can also contribute to this special offering through our online giving...

Flu Shots Available | September 16 & 17

Be prepared for cold and flu season! Walgreens Pharmacy will be giving flu shots in the church lobby before and after worship on September 16 & 17. Bring your insurance card and photo id with you, and plan to fill out some paperwork. Flu shots will be available...

Office Closed | Monday, September 4

The church office will be closed on Monday, September 4, in observance of Labor Day. Normal office hours will resume on Tuesday, September 5.

Quilting Ministry Meeting | Friday, September 8, at 1 pm

Ever wanted to learn how to quilt? Let our new quilting ministry teach you the basics! We’ll start sewing our first quilt together on Friday, September 8, at 1 pm. To learn more, contact Jan Combs (636-939-6674).