What's Happening
February 8, 2019
SERVICE TIME THIS SUNDAY
8:00 am Traditional Service
9:30 am Adult Education
10:30 am Celebration Service

Where God's Love is Felt and Shared
ADULT EDUCATION
Sunday February 10
9:30 am, Fellowship Hall
Join Pastor Dennis Nelson who is teaching a series on "Lessons Learned from Life in the Desert." Many of the major events in the Bible took place in the desert. In the desert people encountered God, faced themselves, and experienced major life change. He will be teaching on February 10, 17 and March 3, looking at Jacob, Moses, and the Israelites, what they learned from life in the desert and what we can learn from their lives.
2nd SUNDAY SOCIAL
Sunday, February 10
4:30 pm
Join us at the home of Carl and Karol Sue Braun. Everyone is invited to bring a friend and an appetizer or dessert to share. Beverages will be provided.
SR. HIGH YOUTH
Sunday Nights, 6:00-8:00 pm
Youth Room
All 9th-12th grade students are welcome to join us on Sunday's for pizza, music games and Bible study. No charge for this event.

Please keep the youth in prayer as they head off the slopes for their annual ski trip.

Check out the youth page on the SOTH website for more details. Bring your friends!
DAILY DEVOTIONS
Via Email
" Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path ." Psalm 119:105
Each morning you will receive an email which includes an opening prayer, daily Bible reading, closing prayer and digging deeper section, all accompanied by beautiful pictures and artwork what tie the reading together in a very meaningful way. If you or someone you know would like to receive the daily devotions, please email julia@sothaz.com or call the church office.
TALENT SHOW
Friday, February 8, 7:30 pm
Sanctuary
Join us for the 7th Annual SOTH Talent Show. This is always a fun evening with all kinds of entertaining acts, including comedy monologues, instrumentals, vocals and more, so don't miss out!  Cash prizes for first, second, and third place winners will be awarded, determined by audience voting. Admission is FREE, but donations will be accepted at the door as you leave.  If you would like to participate, please contact John Bjornholt.
AUGSBURG CENTENNIAL SINGERS
Sunday, February 17, 3:00 pm
Sanctuary
The Augsburg Centennial Singers will be in concert at Shepherd of the Hills. They privde an opportunity for men of faith to pass on the faith through songs of praise. Formed in 1993 to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first gospel quartet to travel to Norway from Augsburg College, the Singers have toured Norway twice, the southeastern and southwestern United States, as well as their annual concert seasons in greater Minneapolis-St. Paul.  Come and enjoy a wide variety of music from Bach to gospel and praise songs. Invite your family and friends.
WOW FOR KIDS!
Wednesdays, 5:00-6:30 pm, Fellowship Hall
We offer our Word on Wednesday program for children ages 3 years through 8th grade! The kids have an awesome time singing songs, eating dinner together, learning Bible stories, creating crafts, and just plain having fun. So kids, grab your friends and come have fun experiencing God's love through friendships. There is no cost for this program. 
WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Fridays, 9:00 am, Parlor
All women are invited to attend a new study, Spiritual Warfare.  This battle has already been decided and the outcome already secure. Jesus gained the victory through his death and resurrection, but for us to experience the manifestation of that victory in our lives, we need to learn how to maneuver through the mines left behind from an enemy still bent on making our lives miserable along the way. Books are available in the church office for $6. Questions, contact Marcia Fears.
PARKING LOT SALE
Saturday, March 2
7:00 am - 12:00 noon
SOTH will hold its semi-annual parking lot sale on March 2. So clean out your closets, garages, etc. and gain some extra cash.   Anything you earn...you keep. Please email Julia@sothaz.com if you would like a space.  Come out and find your treasures.
NEWSLETTER
The Spirit Newsletter is out in the Narthex this Sunday and can be accessed on line by clicking on the link below. If you would like to be added to receive a physical copy, please email Julia@sothaz.com

FOOD DRIVE
EXTENDED HANDS FOOD BANK
Extended Hands Food Bank in Fountain Hills supports over 1,000 men, women and children in our town. They are in need of items such as soups, peanut butter, jelly, vegetables, spaghetti, tuna, main dish meals, etc. We need your help...please bring your items on Sunday to the Narthex or during the week to the church office. 
POWER POINT HELP
We are in need of people to work the PowerPoint slides for service at 10:30 am. If you are interested in finding out what is involved in this ministry, please email Julia@sothaz.com
MEN'S BIBLE STUDY
Wednesdays, 7:30 am
Fellowship Hall
Join us each Wednesday in the Fellowship Hall at 7:30 am, as we study the scripture for the coming Sunday. Questions, please contact Roger Miller. Bring a friend!
INTERCESSORY PRAYER GROUP
Wednesdays, 1:00 pm
Sanctuary
 Pray for our church, specific people's needs, the Fountain Hills community, our country and world.

PRAYER CARDS are available in the pew backs. You may place your prayer requests in the prayer boxes located on the Usher's table, in the Narthex, and outside in the prayer box on the circle drive.
CPR/AED CLASSES
Saturday, February 16
Education Bldg., Rooms 5 & 6
Nancy Spahr, RN, ECSI, CPR Instructor will be teaching CPR classes over the next few months. Additional classes will be held on Saturday, March 16 and April 27 . Everyone is encouraged to attend. Contact Nancy Spahr to register.
PAUL OMAN
Saturday, March 2, 7:00 pm
Sunday, March 3, 10:30 am
Experience a Drawn to the Word worship and artistic experience where Artist and Pastor Paul Oman will paint a larger-than-life sized mural before your eyes. This story will unfold artistically, musically, narratively and Scripturally during the event. Please RSVP by February 28 at sothaz.com/paul-oman-artist. All are welcome.
RECYCLING
Bring your newspaper, cardboard, and soft cover books for recycling. Tell your family and friends. The bins are located in the lower parking area off of Fountain Hills Blvd.
PAZ DE CRISTO
2nd Tuesday of each month
We are asking for more volunteers to help make food and serve. Carpooling is available.  For more information, please contact Don Wirth.