Shepherd of the Lakes Ministries
In all of our ministries, we are always welcoming people with a heart for God and a spirit to join in. If you have a talent that you would like to share, please contact one of our leaders.
Sunday School Children's Ministry
All children ages 3 years through 6th grade are welcome to join us at Sunday School. Classes meet in Luther Hall at 9:30 am on Sunday during the school year.
Youth group is open to those in grades 7th through 12th. We meet on Sunday evening from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm in Luther Hall.
Confirmation class takes place as part of the Youth Group meeting time.
2018 Vacation Bible School (VBS)
Information on the 2018 Vacation Bible School will be posted here in the future. Check back to find out more about our exciting new week of VBS.
Shepherd's Voice Choir
Our Shepherd's Voice Choir is open to all who enjoy singing. The choir meets on Thursday evenings from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the Music room which is located next to the Pastor's office.
Shepherd's Bell Choir
The Shepherd's Bell Choir meets on Wednesday evenings from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Worship Center. If you would like to join Bell Choir or have questions, please contact Debbie Faurbo.
Every Monday night from October through April Shepherd of the Lakes is a host site for PADS. On Monday nights, the church serves as a safe place for those who are homeless to find warm food, welcoming volunteers and a warm place to sleep.
If you would like to learn more about PADS of Lake County, please click on the this link, PADS, to be directed to their website.
To volunteer here at Shepherd of the Lakes, please click on the link below which will take you to our schedule posted on SignUp.com. Volunteer for PADS
Operation Christmas Child
Our Packing Party is NEXT Saturday, November 18th!
Operation Christmas Child is a year around effort to provide shoe boxes filled with gifts to children in need around the world. Mark your calendar to join us on Saturday, November 18th for our O.C.C. Shoe Box Packing Party! Stop by the church anytime between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm to pack a shoe box with all of the wonderful donations we have collected throughout the past year.
Through out the year, we have various opportunities for adults wanting to further their relationship with the good news of Jesus Christ. Class opportunities will be posted in the announcements and the weekly email, 'Flocking to Shepherd'.
Current Learning Opportunities:
Gospel of Mark - Join Pastor Ellen Arthur to learn more about the shortest Gospel, Mark. We will be meeting in Room 6, Sunday, November 5th through Sunday, November 26th at 9:30 am.
Women's Bible Study - Join Annette VanZeyl on the 1st and 3rd Saturday each month at 8:00 am in Luther Hall.
Stitch 'N Tie
Do you enjoy sewing and quilting? This group meets each month to make beautiful quilts to be sent out through Lutheran World Relief to those in need. The annual Bags & More sale sponsored by the Stitch 'N Tie group is held annually in the fall. All funds raised at this event help with the cost of materials to make the quilts and to then ship them around the world. You can join this group in Luther Hall on the third Monday of the month at 9:00 am.
Those who enjoy knitting and crocheting will enjoy the fellowship of this group. The Angel Ministry knit and crochet items for the church such as prayer shawls and baby blankets. You can join them at 9:30 am in Holy Grounds on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month.