We are here to gather around God’s Word, grow in our faith, and go with the life-giving message of the Gospel to all nations.
Believers gather together for worship regularly at Shepherd of the Valley. Our current services are held at:
Sunday's – 9AM (Worship); 10 AM (Education Hour)
Monday's – 6:30PM
Every first and third Sunday of the month we celebrate the Lord's Supper.
We love kids and want to provide a safe and nurturing environment for them to learn about God's love. Our children's ministry offers age-appropriate activities and lessons that help kids grow in their faith and develop a sense of community. We have a Sunday School, Kid's Christmas Program, and much more to offer the youth!
5th-8th Grade Confirmation
This class is designed for middle schoolers. As they get ready to enter high school, these young people learn the basics of their faith. There's an emphasis on Bible stories, Christian doctrine, and personal application. Throughout this study, they are preparing themselves to receive their first communion at the end of the eighth grade year.
Christ on Campus
We understand that college can be a challenging time for students, and we want to provide a support system for them. Our college ministry offers a space for students to connect with each other and grow in their faith. We provide resources and support to help students navigate the challenges of college life. Christ on Campus serves college students who attend North Dakota State University (NDSU), Minnesota State University Moorhead (MSUM), and other local colleges.
We offer Bible Classes throughout the year. They include:
Wednesday Midweek Bible Study
Summer Studies at the Bar
Check out the calendar to see when each class is offered!
Is something troubling you? Are you overwhelmed? Stressed out? Take a time out and see what God's Word has to say about it.
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Various Ministries We Partner With
The area-Lutheran High School of the Dakota-Montana District of WELS, located in Watertown, SD. The mission of GPLHS is to provide a Christ-centered education to assist families in nurturing students as lifelong disciples of Christ.
The purpose of Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary is to equip pastors for the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod or for churches and cultural groups within its confessional fellowship. The seminary also endeavors in various ways to offer opportunities for theological and professional growth to men who are already active in the pastoral ministry of its confessional fellowship.
The special purpose of Michigan Lutheran Seminary is to prepare high school students for the public ministry of the gospel, encouraging them to enroll in the WELS College of Ministry, Martin Luther College. Each class is an opportunity for students to grow in grace through the Word of God in a way that builds up their faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
The mission of Martin Luther College is to train a corps of Christian witnesses who are qualified to meet the ministry needs of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. The college's purpose is to educate Pastors, Teachers, and Staff Ministers.
Wisconsin Lutheran College is a 4-Year Private, co-ed, Christian liberal arts college affiliated with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod. WLC provides quality teaching and active scholarship. WLC's goal is to deliver a rigorous, personalized education within a loving and caring Christian community of scholars and students.
Luther Preparatory School has a single mission: to prepare and encourage young people to be pastors and teachers in the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). That mission is central in everything they do - in the classroom, in daily worship, in the personal guidance given to every student, and in all extracurricular activities. To help fulfill that mission, they ask all students to prayerfully consider serving God as a pastor or teacher, and many do.
Jesus Cares Ministry – Jesus Cares Ministries exists to bring the saving, loving message of our Lord and Savior to children and adults with special needs, and their families, through Christian support, education, worship, fellowship, and evangelism.
Conquerors Through Christ – Conquerors through Christ exists to help people RESIST — REJECT — RECOVER from porn use or addiction.
Lutheran Women's Missionary Society – LWMS is women dedicated to serving Jesus by increasing awareness of, interest in, and support of the mission outreach of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).
Northwestern Publishing House – Northwestern Publishing House operates the largest Christian bookstore in Milwaukee Wisconsin. All professional products published by NPH may be purchased here. The store features Bibles, hymnals, and printed materials on doctrine, counseling, prayer life, a wide variety of home décor, gift items and more.
Christian Life Resources – CLR educates people, both within and outside the fellowship of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), on the value and sanctity of life; and develops such programs and supports such projects as will protect and maintain human life on the basis of and in conformity with the teachings of God's Word.
Christian Family Solutions – Founded in 1965 to reflect the healing and helping ministry of Jesus Christ. As an outreach arm of WELS and ELS members, this charitable agency today serves thousands of God's people in their special needs. Through a staff of trained professionals. CFS offers spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical support to those who look to this organization for help.
Click any of the underlined titles to learn more on each organizataion's website.