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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:

Reflect the Lord's Glory
2 Corinthians 3:12-18, February 7

Why Do I Sin?
Romans 7:7-16, January 31

Fulfill Your Obligations
Romans 1:13-20, January 24

Follow Christ
John 1:43-51, January 17

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-February 7-14
Tuesday-6:30 pm Properties Upkeep
               7:00pm Dartball
Wednesday-10:00am Valpo Bible Class
                     6:00pm Soup Supper
                     7:00pm Lenten Worship
                     8:00pm Choir Practice
Thursday-7:00pm Financial Pence University

Sunday - 9:00am Worship 
               10:15am Sunday School
               10:30 Adult Bible Class-
                        The Prophet Daniel

Ash Wednesday is the beginning of the season of Lent. In an effort to gain a greater understanding of Christ’s work for our forgiveness we have special Lenten services on Wednesday evenings at 7 PM beginning February 10. Prior to these services, we have a soup supper for all of our friends and members. If you would like to sign up for soup the sign-up sheet is available in the entryway.

Do you have high cholesterol or high blood pressure? Have members of your family suffered from these ailments? Do you have a poor diet? If you answer “yes” to any of these questions, you may want to consider being screened for your risk of stroke through the services of Life Line Screening. Life Line Screening uses ultrasound technology to view the plaque build-up in your carotid arteries, the main arteries that carry blood to the brain. Blockages in these arteries are a leading cause of stroke. We are pleased to host this Life Line Screening event 2/5/2016 at Our Shepherd Evangelical Lutheran Church . Register for a Wellness Package with Heart Rhythm for $149. All screenings take 60-90 minutes to complete. Your Health is in Your Hands, so call 1-888-653-6441 or go towww.lifelinescreening.com/community-partners for more information or to pre-register.

Love to sing? Then consider joining the LUTHERAN FESTIVAL CHORUS; we welcome new members! Rehearsals for the April 10 concerts will begin January 24, 2016 at 2:30 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 1610 Main St., Crete, IL. If you are a confirmed member of a WELS or ELS congregation and are interested in singing with the Chorus this season, or if you would like more information, please call Sonja Hummel-Dick at 708-672-5402, or email lutheranfestivalchorus@gmail.com. We're also on Facebook--just type "Lutheran Festival Chorus" in the search bar.






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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