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Welcome to Our Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church, www.ourshepherdcp.com

On behalf of our congregation, I would like to welcome you to Our Shepherd, a member of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). WELS is a Lutheran church body made up of 400,000 members from all over the world.  To learn what we believe, I invite you to call or visit with me, Pastor Joseph Schlawin, or view What do members of Our Shepherd believe? For information please call  219-663-5853 or email me at ourshepherdcp@att.net
I look forward to having you worship with us and invite you to listen or read  my recent sermons:

Follow the One True King
Zechariah 9:9-13, March 29

Meet Melchizedek: The Prophet,
Priest and King of Salem
Genesis 14:17-20, March 22

See God's Salvation Lifted Up
John 3:14-15, March 15

Hold Fast to the Doctrine of Faith
Galatians 2:17-21, March 8

   LloSundays: 9:00 am-Worship service, 10:15 am-Bible Class and Sunday School
Thursdays: 7:00 pm-Worship service after Easter until Thanksgiving
We are located at the southwest corner of 93rd Avenue and Merrillville Road (map)
in Crown Point, Indiana at 1515 W. 93rd Avenue.  
Calendar for March 29-April 5
– 7:00pm Dartball
Wednesday – 10:00am Valpo Bible Class
Thursday – 6:00 pm Chili supper
                     7:00pm Maundy Thursday
                                   Evening Worship

                     8:00pm Choir practice

Friday - 7:00pm Good Friday Tenebrae Worship
Sunday – 6:30am Easter Sunrise Worship
                 7:30am Easter breakfast
                 9:00am Easter Song Service
                 NO Sunday School
                 NO Adult Bible Class

Holy Week is almost upon us.
In celebration of the work of our Lord in giving His life for our salvation, we have two special services. The first one is Thursday, April 2nd at 7:00pm. This is our Maundy Thursday worship service celebrating the Sacrament of Holy Communion. On Friday, April 3rd we will have a Good Friday Service at 7:00pm, focusing on the suffering and death of Christ as the suffering and death we deserve for even one of our sins.
We also have our services of Christ’s victory over death on Easter Sunday. First there is our Easter Sunrise service at 6:30am, followed by our Easter breakfast and then our 9:00am Worship service, which is a service of song and praise for Christ’s vitory over death.
We hope you can join us for these important opportunities to thank our Lord.

 Join our Bible study on the book of Romans. This book is often called the “Reader’s Digest condensed version” of the Bible.  St. Paul’s message to the believers in Rome covers the prophecies and promises of God in the Old Testament as well as the fulfillment found in Christ is mentioned in the New Testament. This is a great Bible class for both newcomers and veterans alike.







Daily Devotions - Audio
Through My Bible In 3 Years - Audio

Forward in Christ

Christian Life Resources
The mission of Christian Life Resources is to use life and family issues as bridges to convey the love of God and to share the message of salvation through Christ.

Student Campus Ministry at Valparaiso University 
A Campus Ministry is offered for Valparaiso University students by Our Shepherd Lutheran Church.  Pastor Schlawin will be meeting weekly with students on campus, and bulletins and sermons can be emailed.  Rides for Sunday church services at Our Shepherd can also be arranged.  Please call Pastor Schlawin at (219)663-5853 for information.

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