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Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran is an evangelical, confessional, liturgical, Lutheran church. We believe the Holy Scriptures are the inspired Word of God. We are a member congregation of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.

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In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic we are striving to continue to provide the comfort of God's word and sacraments while at the same time obeying orders from the Director of the Ohio Department of Health. Please check the link to find the latest information on our efforts. Worship Changes

 

 

For Sunday 24 January 2021

 

As we gather for worship on the Festival of St. Timothy, the first reading provides a brief introduction to Timothy and how he came to be a colleague of St. Paul. In the Holy Gospel we hear words Jesus addressed to his apostles, urging them to faithfulness and attentiveness in dispensing his gifts. In the epistle reading, a personal admonition from St. Paul to Timothy but certainly applicable to all Christians, Paul characterizes the Christian life as a struggle, a fight against wickedness and evil and a pursuit of righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness. As our Lord Jesus was faithful before Pilate and in his suffering and death, so are we called to make a good confession in our lives until his appearing. The Lord grant us to be faithful in our callings.

 

 

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We will conclude the celebration on the twelth day of Christmas, 6 January, with a Divine Service on the Feast of the Epihany of our Lord at 7:00 p.m.

 

 

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