October, 2019 Event Calendar

The highlight of October is Reformation and New Member Sunday. If you would like to officially make Shepherd of the Glades your church home either for all year or seasonally, please talk to Pastor Jeff, so you may be included in New Member Sunday. There is an orientation for new members on Thursday, October 24, 2019 in Hanson Hall at 4:00 p.m. Please also mark your calendar for November: Pastor Jeff will be installed as our new pastor on Sunday, November 3, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. To view the calendar for the month of October, 2019, please click here: October, 2019 Calendar

September, 2019 Event Calendar

The highlight of September is the Rally Day Cross Generational Fest, Sunday School Kickoff for all ages after worship on Sunday, September 8, 2019. Please come join us for a fun filled inspirational boost to your faith. To view the calendar for the month of September, 2019, please click here: September 2019 Calendar

August, 2019 Event Calendar

The highlight of August is the arrival of our new pastor, Rev. Jeffrey T. Ungs. Please come and meet Pastor Jeff. You may look at the August newsletter to read his first article. To view the calendar for the month of August, 2019, please click here: August, 2019 Calendar

Pastoral Update

Subject: Interim Pastor update

To: All Shepherd of the Glades Lutheran Church members & friends,

Sunday June 23rd, 2019 will be the final day of service to SOTG provided by Pastor Bob Hoffman. As interim Pastor, Bob ( and his lovely wife Colleen ) have become a special part of our church family, and we are all grateful. During the month of June please join me in thanking Pastor Bob for his ministry at SOTG.

Pastor Jeffrey Ungs, our new full time pastor, will begin at SOTG on August 1st, 2019. During the month of July, before Pastor Jeff arrives, the Synod and Connie Schmucker, Assistant to the Bishop, have arranged for Pastor Frank Lee of Emmanuel Lutheran Church, Naples, FL, to provide pulpit services for SOTG. Thank you, Pastor Lee.

Due to the unexpected recent death of Rev. Bill Bogholtz at Christ Lutheran Church, Cape Coral, FL, the Synod requested that SOTG release Pastor Bob early, effective July 1st, 2019, so that Pastor Bob can begin his new interim call in Cape Coral.

Thank you and God bless,

Lawrence Buettner, Council President

June/July, 2019 Calendars

The highlight of June and July is Pentecost on Sunday, June 9. Please wear red for Pentecost Sunday. Please read the June/July newsletter to find out about our new pastor who will be arriving in August. To view the calendar for the months of June and July, 2019, please click here: 2019 June July Calendar

Shepherd of the Glades Has Called a Pastor!

To find out who Shepherd of the Glades has called as a new pastor, please click here: New SOTG Pastor

April / May, 2019 Calendars

The highlight of April/May is Holy Week and Easter. Palm Sunday, April 14, 2019, begins Holy Week with a Passion Play from the Gospel of Luke at both services. Wednesday of Holy Week, April 17, 2019, Pastor will have a 2:00 p.m. Bible Study. Thursday, April 18, 2019, there is a Maundy Thursday service at 5:30 p.m. On Good Friday, April 19, 2019, there will be an all day prayer vigil, starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 5:00 p.m. At 5:30 on Good Friday there will be a Good Friday service. Easter morning there will be two joyous worship services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. On Sunday, May 5, 2019, we return to one worship service at 9:30 a.m. To view the calendar for the month of October, 2018, please click here: April and May, 2019 Calendars

March, 2019 Calendar

The highlights of March is Lent, which begins with Ash Wednesday on March 6th. Ash Wednesday service will be at 5:30 p.m. with soup supper following. Lenten Wednesday services will be at 5:30 p.m. each Wednesday in Lent with soup supper following. To see all events in March, please click here: March, 2019 Calendar

Free Family Movie Night!

All are welcome to SOTG’s Free Family Movie Night being held on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Please click the attached link for details: Resurrection of Gavin Stone Flyer

February, 2019 Calendar

The highlights of February are Pastor’s Bible Study in Luke on Thursdays at 2:00 p.m., our annual Strawberry Sunday (where everyone gets to eat ice cream), and SOTG’s annual meeting at 9:30 a.m. between services on February 24. To view the calendar for the month of February, 2019, please click here: February, 2019 Calendar

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