Welcome to Shepherd of the Valley


July 24, 2023


You will find a connection card in the announcement folder, please fill out as much information as you are comfortable sharing, so we know how to welcome you, contact you and/or pray for you.  Ushers will pick them up during the service.

ACTIVITY BAGS for children under age ten are in the cabinet in the lobby.  One of our ushers would be happy to provide one for your child upon request and then please return them at the end of service. 
FRONT PEWS ARE RESERVED for those who have trouble coming up to the Altar for communion, please feel free to sit in the front rows.  Speaking of sitting, we stand at times during our services, please stand or sit as you are comfortable. 
STAY CONNECTED:  If you would like to be added to our prayer chain, phone  tree, email, announcements, newsletter, please contace the office.  

AUGUST BIRTHDAY LUNCH - GREEN ONION:  Everyone is welcome! Please come and join us!  Tuesday, August 1st at 12 p.m.  Lunches are $13.00 person from the lunch menu plus $1.00 for each Birthday person present.  Hope to see you there!  

GREETERS/USHERS:  We are starting up our greeter and usher programs again, so if your are interested in participant, there will be a sign-up sheet in the lobby.  Your service would be greatly appreciated.  

"DANIEL" - A DRAMATIC BIBLICAL MUSICAL OF PROPHECIES AND FAITH:  LifeHouse Theater in Redlands; Ticket Prices are $25.00 for Adults, $12.00 for Children (3-11); Time and Date is August 26th at 2:00 pm; Money is due by July 30th to Donna Sandoval.  For more info call Donna Sandoval at (951) 242-2901.  Hope to see you there!!! 

IT’S GAME TIME…baseball is back!  We have a chance to see the 66ers on either Friday, September 8th or September 9th.  If interested in going to the game on either night, please sign up in the church lobby or let the office know and we will add your name to the sign up sheet for which night is preferred, and the night that is selected with the most votes will be the night that we end up going to the game.   For more info:  See Eric Tourtillott.  

SUNDAY ADULT BIBLE STUDY is on break for the summer. Look for our return date in September.  

GROWING IN GRACE BIBLE STUDY is on break for the summer and will be returning on September.

WOMEN OF FAITH BIBLE STUDY: Meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month at 6:00 pm in the Hall.  We are on break for the summer and will be returning in September. 

BRAILLE MAIL:  Volunteers are needed to help assemble large-print Lutheran Hour sermons on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays in the Hall at 7:30 am.  If interested or want more info, please contact Laurie White for more info.  Our next meeting will be on July 27th.   

GRIEF SUPPORT:  Our next meeting will be on July 24th.  

Lutheran World Relief Quilters:  Meets on the 4th Saturday of the month.  Our next meeting will be Saturday, August 26th at 9 am in the hall.  Come join the fun!  

MORENO VALLEY WOMEN’S HEALTH CENTER would like to thank everybody who participated in the bottle campaign, "Change for Life."  

SCHOOL CABINET AND FOOD PANTRY: Thank you to those who donate to our food pantry.  Thank you for your help and support!

PRAYER CHAIN:  We are asking that all prayer requests come through the office.  Please call your prayers into the office at (951) 924-4688 or email them to or to the pastor directly at  

ADOPT-A-ROAD CLEAN UP:  Our next scheduled Adopt-A-Road clean-up is on September 2nd 8 a.m.  We will be meeting at Indian and Manzanita.  Hope you can make it!   

PRAY FOR OUR SOLDIERS:  In the church lobby is a box full of plastic army men. Please take one home with you and place it somewhere to remind you to pray for our men & women who are serving our country.  

RECYCLE:  Please save your aluminum cans & plastic recyclable bottles for recycling. Please remove pull tab (for support to Ronald McDonald House), bring items sorted in plastic bags. Proceeds from cans and bottles will go to the Quilting Fund. Thanks!  

PASTOR PAUL is in the office Monday through Thursday, 9 am to 5 pm.