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Friday, November 25, 2016

Pastor's Wednesday Message

I'm on vacation this week so I won't see you next Sunday, November 27.  Pastor Chuck Hunt will be preaching and leading worship instead.  People I trust tell me he's a good preacher; he says he's a story teller.  So please listen to his stories and let me know if you like them.

If you have an urgent need for pastoral care this week, please contact me.  I'm staying at home so will be available if needed.  You can email me at my usual address, or call me at the numbers listed in the bulletin.  Home number is usually best.

May you and your loved ones have a happy and blessed Thanksgiving Day celebration!


Lessons for November 27th, First Sunday of Advent

Isaiah 2:1-5
Second Lesson Romans 13:11-14
Gospel Matthew 24:36-44


Wednesday    No Bible Study

Thursday      Happy Thanksgiving
                     offices are closed

Friday          Offices closed

Saturday     9:30 - 11:30 a SOV Choir rehearsal

Sunday        8:30 & 11:00 a Worship Services
                   No Sunday School
                   No Confirmation Class

Looking for a fresh Christmas Tree?
Take a visit to the Zetterberg Tree Farm

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church Christmas Tree Fundraiser
What: Uncultured Noble Fir (All Sizes!)
Price: Free Will Offering ( All Proceeds to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church )
How: U-Pick, U-Cut ( A hand saw can be provided or bring your own chain saw! )
Where: LaZe Acres Farm 25180 S.W. Labrousse Road Sherwood, Oregon 97410
Directions: Head South on Highway 99 West from Sherwood toward Newberg. Turn Left to Brookman Road. Stay on Brookman Road until the Stop sign at Middleton Road then turn Right. Take the next Left at Labrousse Road and keep going until you cross the bridge at the bottom of the hill. Turn in at the 2nd driveway on your Left and Park in the turnaround by the Big Red Barn!
Who to contact before coming:
Craig Zetterberg (503-936-4448) or Julie Zetterberg (503-936-4582)

KOK and SOV Youth Group Fundraiser Night
Wednesday, November 30th
Chevys Fresh Mex
1951 NW 185th Ave
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
You must present flyer: http://sovlutheran.com/kok/files/chevys2016.pdf