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Traditional Service

8:00 am Sunday morning

Contemporary Praise Service

10:30 am Sunday morning

"Come As You Are" Service

5:00 pm Saturday night

Shepherd of the Valley, West Des Moines

Welcome to Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church.

"Every Family Rooted and Growing
Every Youth Rooted and Growing
Every Person Relentlessly Reaching Out"

Community Backpack Blessing

“And whatever you do, in word or deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.”  Colossians 3: 17

Our Community Backpack Blessing is held the second week of August before school starts. During this experience, parents with their children & their school list will pick up a backpack and school supplies before receiving a school year blessing from the pastors. To be prepared for this Community Blessing, backpacks and school supplies are collected all year. Yes, we are already collecting for the next year! Donations of money are used to purchase supplies. Donated items can be delivered to the office at Shepherd of the Valley.
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Vibrant Faith @ Home

Vibrant Faith @ Home supports families who are intentional about their faith and religious practice as they raise the next generation of committed Christians. It seeks to equip and empower households to: TALK with each other about their faith, PRAY together in ways that are comfortable and comforting, RITUALIZE their important moments, REACH OUT in service and support of others. More than 60 faith activities are published each season -- spring, summer, fall, and winter. Learn more by clicking here.