Community Outreach
From the beginning, the people of Shepherd of the Hills have made it a high priority to serve the needs of others, both in the local community and the larger world. We invite you to explore this section of the web-site to discover how we have been sent into the world through generous gifts of time and money.


Side by side Kids

 The only free faith-based after school program in east Austin.

 Founded in 1996, Side by Side Kids (SBSK) is a neighborhood recreational after school program in East Austin’s St. Johns community. SBSK provides Austin’s only free faith-based after school program(grades k-5) through a collaboration of 30 partners and 50 volunteers, serving approximately 190 students every week. SBSK serves 4 schools, an area where 97%of families are economically disadvantaged. SBSK's after school program has a 95% success rate. Learn more here.


Youth volunteering at Capital Area Food Bank.

November 25, 2020