Tanzania Sister Congregation
Through the Saint Paul Area Synod and ELCA Global Mission, Shepherd has the opportunity to partner with Bega Kwa Bega ("Shoulder to Shoulder") and the Kidamali congregation in Iringa, Tanzania. We are able to support and pray for their ministry as they in turn do the same for ours, here in Shoreview. Click here for more information.
Ralph Reeder Food Shelf
The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is a community program of the Mounds View School District. It serves residents in our school district - our friends and neighbors - who are having difficulty putting food on their table. Shepherd partners with Ralph Reeder through donations and volunteer support. Click here for more information.
Open Hands Midway
Open Hands Midway works to provide meals, clothing, household good, and more for those who are economically challenged in the St. Paul Midway area. Shepherd partners through meal serving, volunteer support, and donations. Click here for more information.
Holy Hammers - Habitat for Humanity
Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity & Holy Hammers. Members and friends of Shepherd continue to be involved in building several homes in the St. Paul area.
2021 Holy Hammers Project Build is in White Bear Lake
Dates: June 28-August 20 (Women's Build is July 12-15)
Needed: 6 individuals for each build day from 8:30am-3:30pm.
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Click here to read the Volunteer Guidelines
If you have questions or are seeking more information contact the Shepherd office and we will put you in touch with Pete.
Lutheran Social Service (LSS)
Lutheran Social Services of Minnesota serves 1 in 65 Minnesotans. Shepherd's involvement focuses on in-kind donations for many of their lines of services including: Youth Experiencing Homelessness, Refugee Resettlement, Crisis Nursery, and much more. Click here for more information.
Donation Drive of the Month
Each month Shepherd collects items for one of our mission partners. Simply drop off your items at Shepherd (the grey bin in the hallway by Door G), bring them to worship, or leave with a staff member. We have volunteers that will get the items to the mission partner.
August's suggested items are:
Microwavable meals for kids and seniors (Pastas, chili, stew)
Granola Bars - 5 or 6 count boxes (no nuts)
Crackers - Fish, Graham, Club, Wheat
Macaroni and Cheese
Size 6 Diapers & Pull ups
Large size backpacks needed by August 20
pocket folders needed by August 20
School boxes needed by August 20
September's List will be the same with the exception of the school supplies.