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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:

Respond To God's Gift of Grace
Mark 12:41-44, August 21

We are More Than Conquerors
Romans 8:33-39, August 7

Christ Offers Us His Best:  Salvation
Matthew 23:34-39, July 31

Follow Christ's Example of Prayer
Luke 11:1-4, July 24

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

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.  

The Calendar for the Week:  August 21-28, 2016
Thursday-7:00pm Thursday Worship
Sunday-9:00am Worship Service
             10:30am Adult Bible Class-
            Christian Idolatry:Galatians

Please remember that we have begun our 7:00pm Thursday Evening Worship services.
These services are the same as the upcoming Sunday morning services and will run
all the way through 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

Bowling League Starting September 11th. New bowlers are welcomed to join the WELS Belles and Beaus bowling league! We bowl at STARDUST LANES in Dyer, Indiana and they have plenty of space for us to add full teams, couples and singles. The league begins Sunday, September 11 and meets every other Sunday night at 5 PM for 16 weeks. We sport 8+ teams that includes Trinity, Zion and Our Shepherd members. If you cannot commit to a full season, but would like to join the fun, sign up as a sub bowler. Contact the church office or call Steve Johns 672-8659. Come for fun and fellowship! WELS Belles & Beaus - It's where your friends are!

It is nearing the time for our church picnic! This year’s church picnic will be on September 11th following the worship service.



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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