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On behalf of our congregation, I would like to welcome you to Our Shepherd.
We are a member of theWisconsin 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.netI look forward to
having you worship with us and invite you to
  listen or read my recent sermons:

Witness the Transfiguration
John 9:2-13, February 26

Be Perfect as God is Perfect
Matthew 5:43-48, February 19

Know that God is Near
Dueteronomy 30:11-20, February 12

Live According to God's Purpose
Romans 8:27-30, January 23

Sundays: 9:00 am-Worship service
 10:15 Sunday School, 10:30 Adult Bible Class

Thursdays: 7:00 pm-Worship service

These Thursday services are the same as the
upcoming Sunday morning services and begin
after Easter and continue until Thanksgiving.
They are an opportunity for our members and
visitors to come and worship the Lord even
when they are unable to join us on a Sunday

We are located at the southwest corner of 93rd Avenue and Merrillville Road (map)
in Crown Point, Indiana at 1515 W. 93rd Avenue.  

The Calendar for the Week
February 19-26
7:00pm Dartball

9:00am Worship Service
with Holy Communion

10:15 Sunday School
10:30am Bible Class-


The Our Shepherd quilting group will be meeting on March 2nd and March 16th at 1 PM. Our quilters gather together to make quilts for the poor and needy. No experience is necessary to join in this worthy cause. If you have any questions please speak to Sandy Runholt.

Please note that with the New Year, we do not have our Thursday evening worship services. These services will resume again after Easter. Until such time, we are only offering our Sunday morning worship services until the beginning of Lent. At that time, we will have Wednesday evening Lenten services.
Retired? Have days free? Looking for some fellowship?  Join us here at the church on the second Friday of each month for a time of fellowship and getting to know one another. It will be a time for games, devotions, prayers and other activities that help pass the time and encourage one another. The church will be open at 12:30 PM on these days. It is also a good time to bring a friend to help them meet our members and learn more about God’s grace. 

Just a reminder that the season of Lent will soon be upon us.
In devotion to our Lord's suffering and death in which he took our place upon the cross, we have special Lenten services. Every Wednesday evening during the season of Lent you have a service that focuses on the work of Christ as the only payment for our sins. This year’s Lenten services will have a Reformation based theme in remembrance of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The services will begin on March 1 at 7 PM. Prior to the service we will have a Soup and Bread supper, and all are invited to join us. There is a sign-up sheet in the entryway for those who would like to bring items for the suppers.






















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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