February, 2018 Calendar

The highlight of February, of course, is the beginning of Lent on February 14. Ash Wednesday Service is at 5:30 p.m. on February 14, 2018 in the Sanctuary. The service will include imposition of ashes and communion, and will be followed by a soup supper for all. From Wednesday, February 21 through March 21, there are Lenten services every Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. with soup suppers following. Come as you are from work or play to worship with us during Lent. Also in February, Pastor Doug continues his winter Bible Study in the Books of Acts and later in Proverbs through March 22, at both 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. To view the calendar for the month of February, 2018, please click here: February, 2018 Calendar
To view a complete description of the Lent and Holy Week Series, please click here: 2018 Lenten & Holy Week Brochure

2018 Stewardship Campaign

Commitment Sunday, where everyone presents their gifts, time, and talents to the Lord, was Sunday, January 28, 2018. In preparation for Commitment Sunday, the following video, showing the life and ministries of Shepherd of the Glades Lutheran Church, was prepared. You may see the video by clicking the following link:

December, 2017-January, 2018 Calendars

The highlights of December and January, of course, are the birth of Christ in December and the Epiphany in January. There are Advent worship services each Wednesday in December before Christmas at 5:30 p.m. There will be three services on Christmas Eve: regular morning worship at 9:30 a.m. and 7:00 and 11:00 p.m. evening worship with communion, candles, and special music. New Year’s Eve morning there will also be a 9:30 a.m. worship service. On January 7, the schedule with two morning Sunday services begins with one service at 8:30 and one at 10:30 a.m. Between worship services there is coffee, fellowship, and Adult Forums. Please see the December/January newsletter for more information on the Forums. Also in January, Pastor Doug begins the winter Bible Study in the Book of Acts on January 11th, at both 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. To view the calendar for the months of December, 2017 and January, 2018, please click here: December-January Calendars

November, 2017 Calendar

The highlight of November, of course, is the celebration of Thanksgiving. There will be a Thanksgiving Eve worship service on Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. followed by a time of fellowship and soup supper in the fellowship hall. Also in November there is a Veterans’ Day Potluck supper on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. To view the calendar for the month of November, 2017, please click here: November 2017 Calendar

October, 2017 Calendar

The highlight of October is the celebration of Reformation Sunday on October 29th. Since Hurricane Irma disrupted Rally Day in September, we will celebrate a combined Rally Day/Halloween Fest on Reformation Sunday, October 29th after worship. All children are welcome and invited to wear their favorite costume to enjoy the food, fun, and games! Pastor Doug teaches a New Member Class at 10:40 a.m. on Sundays in the Choir Room for those wishing to make Shepherd of the Glades their church home. Those joining SOTG will be welcomed into fellowship also on Sunday, October 29th. To view the calendar for the month of October, 2017, please click here: October, 2017 Calendar

September, 2017 Calendar

The highlight of September is the celebration of Rally Day, the beginning of Sunday School, on Sunday, September 10th. All children are welcome! Sunday School for children will start at 9:30 a.m. with festivities, including food, games, and fun, after the worship service. Pastor Doug will also start a New Member Class at 10:40 a.m. on Sunday, September 17, in the Choir Room. To view the calendar for the month of September, 2017, please click here: September 2017 Calendar

July/August Calendar

The highlight of July and August is the celebration of the 4th of July with patriotic worship on July 2. Veterans and those presently in the service are invited to wear their uniforms and process in to kneel for a blessing at the altar rail. To view the calendar for the months of July and August, 2017, please click here: July/August, 2017 Calendar

May/June, 2017 Calendar

The highlight of May and June is Pentecost Sunday on June 4th, where Acts 2 and the outpouring of the Holy Spirit is reenacted at the 9:30 a.m. worship service. To view the calendar for the months of May and June, 2016, please click here:
May-June 2017 Calendar

April, 2017 Calendar

The highlight of April is, of course, Holy Week and Easter starting on Palm/Passion Sunday, April 9th and culminating with Easter on April 16th. A Maundy Thursday worship service with Holy Communion and foot washing is on April 13th at 5:30 p.m. There is an all day prayer vigil on Good Friday, April 14th, with a Tenebrae service at 7:30 p.m. On Easter Sunday there will be three opportunities to worship: 7:00 a.m. in the Courtyard and 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. in the Sanctuary. At approximately 9:40 a.m. there will be a Resurrection Egghunt for the children. To view SOTG’s Lenten brochure, click here: 2017 Lenten Brochure Two worship services continue through April 16th at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. with Children’s Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. We resume one worship service the Sunday after Easter, April 23, 2017. On Palm/Passion Sunday afternoon at 4:00 p.m., Peter Simon, Concert Pianist will present a concert of music and poetry of love. A freewill offering will be taken. To see the “Glades Concert Series” brochure, click here: 2016-2017 Music Brochure To view the calendar for the month of April, 2017, please click here: April, 2017 Calendar

March, 2017 Calendar

The highlight of March is the beginning of Lent with Ash Wednesday on March 1, 2017. Ash Wednesday service with communion and imposition of ashes starts at 5:30 p.m. with a soup supper following in Hanson Fellowship Hall. Lenten Wednesday services will continue every Wednesday through Lent at 5:30 p.m. with a soup supper following. To view SOTG’s Lenten brochure, click here: 2017 Lenten Brochure Two worship services continue through April at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. with Children’s Sunday School at 10:30 a.m. Pastor’s Bible Study continues on Thursdays, at both 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. To see the Winter & Spring Schedule of Events brochure, click here: Winter & Spring Schedule of Events On March 19, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Carthage College Women’s Ensemble will present “I Have a Voice”. A freewill offering will be taken. On March 31, 2017, Everglades Barbershop Chorus and Bing! will present a concert at 3:00 and 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. To see the “Glades Concert Series” brochure, click here: 2016-2017 Glades Concert Series To view the calendar for the month of March, 2017, please click here: March, 2017 Calendar

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