July 5, 2016

On its twelfth anniversary, the congregation of Shepherd of the Hills has voted to return to its roots, and offer worship back on the shores of Deep Creek Lake.  Beginning, Sunday, July 10, and each Sunday thereafter, lakeside worship will be held at 4:00 in the aftern...

September 27, 2015

Bishop Matthew Riegel was installed today as the third Bishop in the history of the West Virginia - Western Maryland Synod of the ELCA.  The Installation took place at the Wesley Chapel of the West Virginia Wesleyan University, Buckhannon, WV.



September 16, 2015

The congregation of Shepherd of the Hills voted unanimously, on September 13, to become the Charter Organization for the only Boy Scout Venture program located in Garrett County. The congregation also empowered Pastor Rick Egtvedt to work with the Boy Scouts of America...

August 22, 2015

Delegates Ruth Seib, Deirdre Kildow and Lisa Bittinger with Pastor Rick Egtvedt


PORTLAND, OR - These were three intense days of presentation, reflection, and discussion among members of our own congregation and with members of other congregations.


Much of the focus was...

July 10, 2015

Pastor Rick Egtvedt, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, met with Caroline Blizzard, Discovery Center Manager of Deep Creek Lake State Park on Friday, July 10.  Pastor Rick presented a $170 check for Western Garrett County State Park Volunteers, to be used for progr...

June 28, 2015

Throughout the summer, Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church will provide a Weekly Game Night each Friday evening through Labor Day from 6 PM to close.  Game Night is a service to local youth and visitors of school age who want to meet new people and experience games i...

June 1, 2015

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church invites Garrett County residents, friends and visitors to Worship God's Creation at the Lake as we celebrate the 90th Anniversary of Deep Creek Lake.  The outdoor worship, on the lakefront of Will O' the Wisp, will be held Sunday,...

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