Current Events/Announcements

Please note that the Church Office will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018,
in observance of Presidents' Day.   


Education and Bible Study Opportunities:

• A Women's Bible Study Class is being led by Pat Evers on Thursday mornings at 10:30 a.m. The study is entitled "Growing Older and Wiser". The class begins on Thursday, January 18th.

• Rev. Michael will be leading a study on "The Daniel Plan: 40 Days to a Healthier Life" in conjunction with a Friday night healthy potluck dinner beginning Friday, February 16 through Friday, March 23, 2018.

• Rev. Michael will lead a Lenten Immersion Bible Study Class on Tuesdays at 10:00 a.m. beginning Tuesday, March 6 through Tuesday, March 27.

• Following Lent, Rev. Carolyn will be presenting a 13-session series entitled "Disciples and Other Sinners" focusing on individuals in the New Testament who describe their interactions with a man called Jesus. This study will be presented in six or seven sessions and then resume again in the Fall.


Mission Ministry Team

February  opportunities to help:

Switchpoint Food Distribution:  Wednesday, February  21

Switchpoint Dinner:  Thursday, February 15

Soup Kitchen:  Friday, February 23

Signup sheets are in the narthex.



Switchpoint Food Distribution:  Help is needed each month with stocking and giving out food. Our work dates are the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays each month with two shifts that need help: 9:00-11:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.  Even though these are our specific work times, the food pantry will accept help any day they are open.


Switchpoint Dinner:   To serve at Switchpoint we have an email list that we send out each month.  People who want to volunteer for that particular month reply to the e-mail.  At Switchpoint we cook and serve from 4:00-6:30 p.m. the third Thursday each month.  If you would like to be contacted about the possibility of helping with dinner at Switchpoint, please sign up on the list provided in the Narthex.


Soup Kitchen:  We prepare and serve dinner at Grace Episcopal Church located at 1072 East 900 South.  Two shifts need staffing on the last Friday of each month:  Setup and Prep between 9:15-11:45 a.m. and Serve and Clean Up between 11:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m.  An orange signup sheet is in the narthex on the bulletin board. 


Backpacks for Kids, Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Elk's Lodge.


2018 backpacks for kidsThe fundraiser will be at the Elks Lodge and they will be cooking the food.  We are looking for people to help sell tickets, serve food, and clean-up.  Also we are looking for items for a raffle; suggested items for baskets, lotions, candles, books, wine, wine glasses; anything that will work in a gift basket.  


Tickets for the fundraiser must be purchased in advance and we will begin selling them between services February 11 or you can contact Helen at 801-875-3977.



Oberammergau  Passion Play 2020

Rev. Michael and Anne Chamness will be hosting an Educational Opportunities Tour to experience the Passion Play in Oberammergau Germany, departing August 26 of 2020.  The Passion Play is a “bucket list” event which only happens once every ten years (since 1634!)  The ten-day tour also includes historic sites in Munich, Innsbruck, Regensburg, Prague, Dresden, and Berlin, and is all-inclusive with airfare from New York.  Brochures will be arriving within the next month, or can be viewed online at  Our tour is registered under Host ID #28312.





Members in Need of Transportation: If you are able to help transport two ladies from the assisted living facility at Sun River to the 11:00 a.m. worship on Sundays, please contact Sandi in the church office at 435-627-8638.













© 2018 Shepherd of the Hills United Methodist Church
Connected Sound - Websites for the Barbershop Community