It's our honor to pray for you! If you need prayer - or if someone you know needs prayer - please share your request by texting Pray316 to 94000.
Or, you can make your request by calling the church office (815-385-4030).
When making a prayer request, please be sure to let us know how (or if) you want it to be shared:
Add to church prayer list for congregation/public prayer
Share immediately with the prayer chain
Share with Prayer Team (can include request for confidentiality)
Have Pastor Tom contact you
Any /All of the above
Our prayer team meets (virtually) once a week to lift up the names of everyone on the church's prayer list.
This group of prayer warriors also prays for each other's needs as well as the needs of our community and the world we live in.
Meetings are Mondays at 7pm Central via Zoom.
All are welcome!
Our Prayer Chain members receive text notifications
for urgent prayer requests from the SOTH Ministry Team.
This is NOT a group text, Prayer Chain members won't receive messages from anyone other than the SOTH Ministry Team though this group.
To Join our Prayer Chain:
Shepherd of the Hills offers several music ministries, such as Shepherd's Voices, Shepherd's Bells and Praise Band. The groups perform at services, for special programs, during the holidays and for other church events.
We are always looking for new members!
If you are interested in joining any one of our music ministries please fill out the form below or contact the church office at 815-385-4030
Adult Bible Study
Sunday Morning Virtual Bible Study
8a - 9a CST
Join us as we continue in our study of William Barclay's book, "Jesus as They Saw Him". In each class we explore biblical passages with the aim of bringing together the titles and the interpretations of the Jesus we meet in the New Testament.
This adult Bible study is held virtually every Sunday morning, starting at 8:00am Central. Classmates from across the country (and sometimes Puerto Rico!) dial in each week for an interactive, engaging and always educational hour of study and discussion.
The class is led by Christa Markgraff, who brings her brilliant insight and moderator skills to every discussion. Each week, Christa emails study group members worksheets for use in the upcoming class as well as dial-in instructions.
If you feel your Christian education has grown a bit stagnant over the years, we encourage you to check out this excellent study group!
To join us, please fill out the form below, or contact the church office (815-385-4030)
The Shepherd of the Hills Women's Group (WELCA) is for women of every age who are looking to participate in fun activities and volunteer opportunities.
More information coming soon!