null   Announcements

 September 23-29, 2018: Trinity

We are trustees of every material thing we possess. We are obligated to use money for the things that last, rather than for the things that perish.

-Herbert Taylor

Church Life

Board and Committee Meetings

Saturday, September 22nd, 8:00am

Thursday, September 27th, 6:00pm


 Every 1st Sunday is
Mite Sunday

The 2nd Sunday is
Food Pantry Sunday



Annual Bible Sale

Concordia Publishing House is having their annual Bible sale! Save up to 33% on their new and most popular Bibles and companion books. Sign up sheet is located by the Welcome Center. Please make checks payable to: "Divine Shepherd"
and leave payments in the Secretary's office with a note or give the money directly to: 
Melissa Seifert

Sale ends September 28th. 

Divine Shepherd Lutheran School is doing a That's My Pan!® Fundraiser to raise funds for a new playground system! They are known for their great quality and personalized products.

If you have a birthday, holiday, wedding, or other occasion you need a gift for coming up, we have just the gifts for you! Visit our Customer Ordering Website to take a look at these personalized gifts we are selling:


What a great way to get the perfect gift for someone and support our fundraiser at the same time! We will be taking orders until September 30, 2018.

You can place orders online or between church services with one of the school board members! Orders will be delivered to the church mid-October and then delivered after that!

Please contact Sara Delaney at (701) 361-3955 or the school to order or with any questions! 

Thank you,

Sara Delaney, Dana Reiprich, Terry Goff, Greg Rolling, & Suzanne Mayer 

Divine Shepherd Lutheran School Board

Family Tribe Schedules

The new Family Tribe schedules have been posted on the board by the copier in the fellowship hall and on our website here:

“Wednesday Meal Teams”

Sunday Coffee and Bible Study

Please join us after the first service in the Fellowship Hall for coffee and cookies.  null 


You are also welcome to join us for Adult Bible Study at 9:30 am in the Narthex.  Studying Hebrews


Education and Events


A new class of Faith Builders will begin Thursday September 27th at 7:00.

This 6 to 8-week course teaches the basics of the Christian Faith and explains why we do what we do as Lutherans.

If you would like to know more about who we are or just need a refresher course, join us Thursday the 27th at 7:00.

There is a sign-up sheet on the welcome center by the Kitchen.


Crafter's Time 

Join us for fun with crafting and great   conversation.

  • September 28th: 12pm - 12am
  • September 29th: 8am - 10pm

Please bring a dish and a snack to share. If you plan on staying past 6 pm on Saturday, please offer to help clean up before you leave. If you have any questions, or to let her know you'll be there, contact:
Tanya Hahn @ 605-430-8786


Piedmont Valley Lions Club Breakfast 
Support Piedmont Park!

French Toast & Sausage or

Sunday, September 30, 2018
8:00 am - 12:30 pm

Adults: $7
Ages 6-11: $3
Ages 0-5: FREE

Free Diabetes Screening and Raffle Drawing


Spiritual Growth

  • Tuesday Early Risers Bible Study (6:00 AM) is studying Augsburg Confssions.

  • Tuesday night Ladies Bible Study: Women in Grace (6:00 PM, 1st & 3rd Tues.) @ Colleen Phillips home,    619 St. Andrew St.

  • The Wednesday Evening Bible Study (6:00 PM) is studying “Demolishing Strongholds”.

  • The Thursday Morning Ladies Bible Study (9:30 AM) is studying Matthew

  • The Rusty Restorations Bible Study (6:30 a.m-2nd & 4th Sat.) is studying Man Up!

  • Pastor’s Sunday Morning Bible Class (9:15 AM) is studying Hebrews.

null   MAN UP!

What does it mean to be a Man of God? God’s Word is clear what men are to be and to do as men, fathers and husbands.   

Rusty Restorations, our men’s Bible study meets every 2nd and 4th Saturday morning.  
Breakfast is at 6:30 we study from 7:00 to 8:00.  We are reading through Pastor Jeffrey Hemmer’s book, Man Up!   

Young men, old men and every man in between we would love to have you join us.

Books available at Divine Shepherd.

Tuesday Night Ladies Bible Study:
Women in Grace

We will meet at Colleen Phillips home:   619 St. Andrew St. at 6:00 pm.
Supper will be served.
The Bible Study will then continue the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at the Phillips' home.
For questions please call:
Dawn Wombold @ 209-3925 or
Vonda Sturzenbecher @ 391-0429

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The 5th Annual BHLS Golf Tournament will be Friday, September 21st at Hart Ranch. For full details and to register check out our website:

We could use a few volunteers to help cover some of the new novels that we will be using for school. If you can help, please call the school 721-0760.

Enroll today for the 2018-19 school year. Check out the Classical difference at Black Hills Lutheran! HILLS LUTHERAN SCHOOL

News and Information

Go to

Sunday School

Sunday School Attendence

Wednesday School Attendence


Opportunities to Serve

Fall Choir Schedule   

We would love it if you could join us for practice every Monday at 6:30pm. You don’t need to know how to read music, we’ll help you with that.  

For more information, and to see a tentative schedule, check out the Newsletter Article here



Yep, it’s that time of year---


Ringers will be returning to practice on Monday, September 10th at 5:30 pm.

We look forward to praising God with our music!

For more information, and to look at a selection of the songs, check out the
Newsletter Article here

The Altar Guild is looking for helpers!

Please contact Kellie Hanson at


Quilters and Sewers Needed!

The quilting group would like to invite you to join them at:

1 :00 pm on Wednesday afternoons.

If you like to sew, make things with your hands, or just be helpful, the quilters need you. They make quilts for the confirmands and quilts to donate overseas. Come in and have some fun creating with this wonderful group.

Do you hear Jesus speaking to you about teaching Sunday or Wednesday classes? Serving in this way is such a blessing to the children, our church, and may be what the Lord has called you to do. Please see Diana Leipold if you wish to teach. God’s blessings to all of you!

Divine Shepherd School News



Divine Shepherd Lutheran School Board is looking for volunteers. We are looking for helping hands to: 

-Attend monthly board meetings
-Help make decisions for the new ECC 
-Help plan/volunteer for special events (e.g. Preschool graduation) 
-Be a part of an exciting, mission-driven opportunity