At Shepherd of the Hills we believe, teach and confess that Jesus Christ is our Savior and Lord, and that through faith in Him we receive forgiveness of sins, eternal life and salvation.  Being "Lutheran", our congregations accept and teach the Bible-based teachings of Martin Luther that inspired the reformation of the Christian Church in the 16th century.  The teachings of Luther and the reformers can be summarized in three short phrases:  Grace alone, Faith alone, Word alone.
Grace Alone
Salvation is the free gift of God's grace for Christ's sake alone.
Faith Alone
Those who hear this Good News and believe it have the eternal life that it offers.
Word Alone
The Bible is God's inerrant and infallible Word, in which He reveals His Law and His Gospel of salvation in Jesus Christ.

Come Worship With Us!
When we worship with other Christians, receive the Lord's Supper and pray, we come close to God through His Son, Jesus Christ, and find forgiveness and new hope for living each day.  At Shepherd of the Hills we believe in God's plan of eternal salvation through faith in the dying and rising of God's Son Jesus Christ and join together in worship to celebrate the Good News. Shepherd of the Hills offers a Traditional service each Sunday morning.  Our services are welcoming, practical, and serve as a powerful witness to God's love and forgiveness.

In Christ's Service,

Pastor Mark Darnstaedt


  • Preschool Registration 2016 - 2017 School Year

    Registration is now open for our school year 2016 - 2017. Classes fill up fast so please use this handy registration form. Just click the link below.


  • Confirmation Class

    Confirmation Class is a two year program designed for students in the 7th and 8th grades to study the foundational doctrines of the Christian faith. this class is taught by Pastor Darnstaedt and is a structured learning experience including memory work, sermon and bible chapter reports. Regular attendance is expected. Students prepare to public confirm their faith and be received into communicant membership in the church at a formal public ceremony. Please contact that pastor about more information about confirmation classes at 812-945-2101 or email: Pastor@sothluth.org.

  • His Kids/Little Lambs

    Beginning Wednesday September 7the at 6:30pm--Children of all ages are invited to attend the Little Lambs/His Kids educational program at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. The 'Little Lambs' group is for preschool through Kindergarten aged children taught by Debbie Stephens,  and the 'His Kids' program is for children grades first through sixth taught by Eric Eisert.


  • Reformation 500th Anniversary

    For more information on this upcoming event in LCMS Church, please click on this link.



Reformation 500th Anniversary
   July 2016   
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