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Souper Bowl of Caring

During February, we’ll be tackling hunger in our community by collecting items and monetary donations to support one of our local food pantries. And how does some friendly competition sound? Let’s see which service can collect the most food! Here's what we're...

The Bridge: Midweek at COS

Are you ready to take the next step on your faith journey?  If you are looking for a way to grow spiritually, connect with others, or simply have a little fun, then join us at The Bridge! Dinner, 5:15-6:00 pm One of the craziest parts of the day is making sure that...

Discover Courses

Discover Courses are a great next step we can take to build a strong faith foundation for our lives. They help us discover what Church of the Shepherd is all about by exploring our mission, vision, and values. Together, we’ll develop the spiritual practices that help...

5th Grade Escape Night | Friday, January 18, at 6 pm

Do you have what it takes to escape? Y5, our very own youth group designed just for students in 5th Grade, challenges you to keep your cool as you navigate crazy mazes, compete in laser tag, and free yourself, just in time for pizza! All 5th Graders are invited to...

January Sermon Series – Simplify | Begins January 5 & 6

Life can seem full, sometimes to the point of overflowing. Yet at the same time, we can find ourselves living very depleted lives. How can we refill, refuel, and refocus to live an abundant life? As we start a new year, join us to discover God's plan for how we can...

Cafe Closed | December 29 & 30

To give our kitchen team a well-deserved break, the cafe in the church lobby will be closed the weekend of December 29 & 30. We’ll resume serving up tasty treats before worship on January 5 & 6!

Office Closed | January 1

The church office will close at 1 pm on New Year’s Eve, December 31, and remain closed on January 1. Happy New Year! See you in 2019!

The CAFE – Unwrapped | Friday, January 25, at 6 pm

Come And Feel Encouraged! The CAFE is a place for all ages of women (6th Grade and up) to connect with God and each other through encouragement, friendship, and love. Join us at the church on Friday, January 25, at 6 pm as we use scripture and song to experience how...

Confirmation Classes 2019

Confirmation inspires youth in grades 6-9 to explore their faith, ask questions about the church, and discover who they are to God and how God is working in them. This year, Pastor Jon and Pastor Adam will be leading our youth through this fun and exciting experience,...

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 expected!

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...