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Let There Be Peace: A Prayer Retreat | Wednesday, May 2, at 5:30 pm

There’s a lot happening in our world today, and life can start to seem pretty overwhelming. If you feel like you could use some time and space to pray and seek God’s direction in these trying times, please join us on Wednesday, May 2, from 5:30-7:30 pm for a special...

Meet Us On Soul Street | Sunday, May 6, at 10 am

Have you ever wondered what our kids are doing in our Children’s Ministry? Meet us on Soul Street on Sunday, May 6, 10-10:30 am, for a behind-the-scenes look! Take a tour, meet our teachers, see our classrooms in action, and ask your questions. This is a great...

High School Senior Commissioning | April 28 & 29

The end of the school year is in sight, and for our high school seniors, that’s a big milestone! Join us in worship on April 28 & 29 as we recognize our graduating high school seniors with a special blessing as they begin this new chapter. If you know a student who is...

The CAFE | Friday, April 27, at 6 pm

Come And Feel Encouraged! The CAFE is a place for all ages of women to connect with God and each other through encouragement, friendship, and love. Join us at the church on Friday, April 27, at 6 pm as we share a meal and talk about how we can make a difference in the...

Serving From the Heart | Small Group Study

We all have God-given gifts and talents, but it’s not always easy figuring out how to use them. This 3 week study will help you learn what your gifts are and how you can use them to positively impact and strengthen those around you while serving the church and...

April Sermon Series | What Are You Searching For?

In 2017, Google had its biggest year of search results yet. More than ever, we asked "how?" That got us thinking- what are we searching for? Behind our searches are desires we have for purpose, meaning, belonging, self-worth, and explanation. Join us for a new sermon...

Forever Young Fall Trip | Save the Date!

Mark your calendar for this year’s Forever Young trip! This fall, travel to Virginia with friends October 14-20. You’ll get to experience the fall colors, 4 nights on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk, a dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Norfolk, a guided tour of Colonial...

April 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...

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, May 6, 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, April 22, at 10:45 am

Love God, 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, prayer,...

Discover Our Purpose | Sunday, April 29, 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...

Forever Young Luncheon | Wednesday, April 11, at 11 am

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

Community Playground Playdate | Sunday, April 29, at 12 pm

Spring is here, so let's play! Join us at the Community Playground behind the church on Sunday, April 29, at 12 pm to meet other families in our church and community. Lunch will be provided, along with wacky balloon creations, and of course there will be lots of play...

Spiritual Companion Orientation | Sunday, March 11, at 12 pm

Spiritual companions share their faith, encourage one another through rough times, and celebrate life together. Come learn more about what a spiritual companion relationship with a friend can mean in your life. Hear actual stories from people who are benefiting from...

Friday Fish Fries | February 16 – March 23

We’re ready to serve up some food, faith, and fun! Join us on Friday evenings, February 16 - March 23, from 4:30-7 pm for all you can eat codfish, catfish, chicken, and a variety of tasty side dishes and desserts. Adults eat for $12, seniors for $11, and children for...

Holy Week and Easter Worship

Join us for Easter worship as we celebrate the risen Christ through music, scripture, prayer and life-changing truths. Together we’ll celebrate the resurrected life of Jesus Christ AND the new life he freely gives to each of us every day. Holy Thursday - March 29 at 7...

Brown Bag Bible Study | The Prophets

Join us for the Brown Bag Bible study on Sunday afternoons, 12-1:30 pm, as we take our next steps to know the Bible better. We’ll be studying some of the familiar prophets from the Bible, as well as some of the lesser known ones, and how our faith community responds...

Fish Fry Desserts

What’s a Fish Fry without delicious desserts? If you’d like to contribute a baked good or purchased dessert for one of our Friday Fish Fries, you can drop your dessert off at the church on Thursdays or Fridays. Please label your dessert “Fish Fry.” Fish Fry Fridays...

Youth Theater Production | Saturday, February 24, at 6:30 pm

The COS Student Ministry is gearing up for one of their favorite events of the year - the Youth Theater Production! This year’s show, “Making Diamonds,” will take place after our Saturday night worship service on February 24 at 6:30 pm. You can pick up your FREE...

Quilting Ministry Meeting | Friday, March 2, at 1 pm

Do you like to quilt? Have you always wanted to learn how? Join us on Friday, March 2, at 1 pm to learn how to make different types of blocks that can be incorporated into a quilt. The Quilting Ministry meets at the church on the first Friday of each month through...

Ash Wednesday Service | February 14 at 7 pm

Ash Wednesday is the start of the Lenten season that takes us on a spiritual journey to the eve of Easter. Come discover what Jesus had to offer us then and now. Join us for an Ash Wednesday service on February 14 @ 7 pm All activities that are part of The Bridge will...

The Creed | Small Groups Forming Now

Raise your hand if you’ve ever recited the Apostle’s Creed. Now, raise your hand if you fully understand its meaning. As we journey through the season of Lent together, let's discover what it is that we as Christians believe, why we believe it, and why it matters....

I Believe | The Importance of the Creed

During Lent, we will be exploring the Apostles’ Creed and what we believe as Christians. If you are interested in learning more about the history of the Creed and how it clarifies our Christian beliefs, provides hope for our future, and fits in with our new Relational...

Office Closed | February 19

The church office will be closed on Monday, February 19, for Presidents’ Day.  Regular office hours will resume on Tuesday, February 20.

Stephen Ministry

Stephen Ministers are members of our congregation who receive special training to provide one-to-one Christian care to people in our congregation and community who are experiencing challenges in life - grief, loneliness, divorce, hospitalization, disability, job loss,...

Walk to Emmaus Information Meeting | Sunday, February 11, 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...