Events & Newsletters

  • LENT & Holy Week

    The JOY Set before jesus

    Shepherd’s theme verse for 2024 is: 'Dear Friends, Be JOYful in the Lord!' Philippians 3:1

    While it may seem odd to associate “joy” with the season of Lent, it was for the joy set before Jesus that He came to give His life for the sins of the world and to bring the faithful to eternal life. It is because of Jesus’ sacrificial death and resurrection that we joyfully respond in prayer and praise. Come and experience the JOY of our salvation at Shepherd of the Hills! Livestream links and worship folders will be available on our Easter webpage when they become available.

    Special Worship Services: 

    Lent Wednesdays | February 28; March 6, 13, 20

    6:15pm Hymn Sing | 6:30pm Worship

    Livestream Link for all Wednesdays in Lent

    Worship Folder for Wednesday, February 21

    Palm Sunday |  March 24 | 8 & 10:45am 

    Maundy Thursday |  March 28 | 7pm 

    Good Friday Tre-Ore |  March 29 | Noon-3pm 

    Good Friday Tenebrae |  March 29 | 7pm 

    Easter Sunrise |  March 31 | 6:30am “Lumps of JOY”

    Easter |  March 31 | 8 & 10:45am “Over-JOY-ed?” 

  • Pastor Zillinger's Installation at Holy Cross

    Sunday, March 3 | 4pm

    All are invited to the Installation of Pastor Zillinger to be Senior Pastor at Holy Cross Lutheran Church in Colorado Springs on Sunday, March 3 at 4pm with a dinner reception to follow. It is an open invitation for the meal.

    Holy Cross Lutheran Church 4125 Constitution Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909 (Google Maps)

  • Lent Food Drive

    March 3-17

    From March 3-17, Shepherd is collecting non-perishable food supplies and King Soopers gift cards for the Salvation Army Lent food drive. Please have your donations to the church (look for a cart or table) by Sunday, March 17. Thank you so much for your continued support!

    Needed items:

    • Canned Soup (any)
    • Canned Tuna or Chicken
    • Spaghetti sauce
    • Pasta/Rice sides
    • Macaroni and Cheese
    • Peanut Butter
    • Canned Vegetables
    • Canned Fruit
    • Oatmeal
    • Powdered milk
    • Egg Decorating kits
    • A few Easter Baskets filled with goodies to distribute to the families
  • SHYP Spiritual Winter Retreat

    March 8-10 | Grand Lake, CO

    Let's get away and unplug from our everyday lives! We’ll dive into God's Word and grow together as a group by cooking, playing, and studying together. Cost is $175-$200. We will leave 4pm Friday and return at 6:30pm on Sunday. Cost covers lodging, transportation, meals, and a shirt (must sign up by 2/25 to guarantee a shirt). Full or partial scholarships available if needed- we never want cost to be a reason youth can’t participate! Register online by Sunday, March 3. Questions? Contact Sina at

    Winter Retreat Registration

  • Breakfast with Baby

    Saturday, March 9

    Breakfast with Baby February’s cold, snowy BwB served 27 children from 15 families. Thank you to the person who shoveled the walks early! For March 9, Size 6 diapers are needed. As always, assistance in set-up, providing a casserole, serving, visiting with and helping parents shop is very helpful. Thank you!

  • The Lutheran Chorale Workshop & Concert

    Saturday, March 9 | Sunday, March 10

    The Lutheran Chorale will hold a choral workshop prior to our Spring Concert. The workshop is on Saturday, March 9, from 8:30 am until noon, at Abiding Hope Church. Our concerts are Saturday, March 9 at 2:30pm at Abiding Hope and Sunday, March 10 at 6:30pm at Bethlehem Lutheran Church.

    The workshop is open to anyone and everyone who likes to sing and wants to have a bit of extra instruction with an Emphasis on Voice Development: Voice Health, Voice Production and Sight-Reading Techniques. You can find more information from our flyer or on our website.

    Lutheran Chorale Flyer

    Lutheran Chorale Website

  • Cambodia Envelope Donations

    The Cambodia Mission Team is having an envelope drive to help their cost for the mission trip. You can find the envelopes on the gym wall. Each envelope represents a different donation amount and can be selected to support any member of the team. Select an envelope of your desired gift size and put your money inside. Drop the envelope in the offering plate or bring to the church office. If you have any questions, please contact Jodie at

  • Table Talks A-Z Podcast

    Table Talks A-Z is a podcast series where Michael Amidei of Shepherd's 'Infinite Grace' and Pastor Greg Zillinger discuss the Christian faith from A to Z. Whether you're a lifelong Christian or just starting to explore your faith, Table Talks A-Z is a great place to start. The hosts are engaging and informative, and they'll help you learn more about the Christian faith in a way that's easy to understand. 

    Table Talks A-Z Podcast

  • Ministry Spotlight | February

    Loving meals & Priscilla Circle

    Loving Meals Ministry

    Provide small meals on a short-term basis following an illness or stay in the hospital for Shepherd of the Hills families.

    How can you help?

    • Contact the church office, 303.798.0711, to volunteer to prepare and/or deliver a meal. 
    • Contact the church office with the name of someone who needs a meal. The office will then contact a Loving Meals Coordinator.

    Priscilla Circle

    We serve a luncheon after a funeral or memorial service. You can help by volunteering to provide or serve food as needed. Contact Sandy Garberding at or 303-669-0274. Or contact Dorothy Rognerud 303-484-8811.

Missionary Monthly News

Check out the updates from our Missionaries throughout the world. Pray for all missionaries, that the Holy Spirit will open the hearts of the peoples throughout the world to know and hear the love of Jesus and the path to eternal life.  Also pray for the health and safety of all missionaries and their families. To read more about our missionaries, please click here.

Communications and Facilities Requests

Have an event you'd like to have at Shepherd, such as a party, committee meeting, basketball pick-up game, etc.? We now have an easier way to do a Facilities Request: an on-line format! This form is also for events you'd like advertised, such as Dads and Donuts, a Missions Food Drive, the Church Picnic, etc. Using this link helps both you and the Shepherd office cover all avenues of readiness and promotion for a successful event!

Please click HERE to use this form.