Select Page

The Latest

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...