Holy Week + Easter Services
Celebrate Easter at Shepherd of the Hills.
The tomb is empty, and the trumpet of eternal life sounds.
Join us for Holy Week in preparation and return for Easter Services full of resounding joy!
HOLY WEEK SERVICES
Sunday, April 2
8:15am | Sanctuary
10:45am | Sanctuary + Livestream
Celebrate Jesus’ entrance into Jerusalem with waving palm leaves as we process from the Courtyard into worship singing songs of praise.
Don't miss the Palm Sunday Festival at 9:30am in the Courtyard with a petting zoo and pony rides for the children, and breakfast for everyone!
Thursday, April 6
Noon | Online Worship
6:30pm | Dinner Worship in Sanctuary
Noon is a traditional service for live-stream viewers where the altar is stripped as a symbol of Christ's impending crucifixion.
The evening service is a chance to bring the whole family to eat dinner with Jesus when supper is served in the Sanctuary as an act of worship.
Friday, April 7
10:30am | Courtyard
How do we teach our children about Jesus’ love? Come and walk the Children's Stations of the Cross and experience the amazing love of Jesus as a family.
Good Friday Worship
7:30pm Friday, April 7
Sanctuary + Livestream
The most powerful worship of the year. The gift of eternal life is revealed through music and art that touches our souls and brings Jesus’s words to life.
Open from Dawn to Dusk
Lent is the perfect time to explore new ways to pray with this reflective journey outside amid God's Creation. The Walk begins in the Shepherd's Garden (out back) and winds its way through our quiet campus. Scan the QR code found on the Prayer Walk signpost for the online guide to the Walk.
Easter sunrise Worship
7:00am Sunday, April 9
Outdoor Worship Center
In the quiet of early morning, experience the Easter story in the rustic setting of our Outdoor Worship Center. This intimate service is about 45 minutes long, includes Holy Communion, and is perfect for early risers. Join us in the Activity Center following worship for Easter Brunch from 8:00-10:30am.
Easter sunday WORSHIP
9:00am + 11:00am Sunday, April 9
Gather in our beautifully adorned sanctuary and feel the power of the Resurrection as we unveil the cross, sing hymns accompanied by reverberating brass, listen to an inspiring message, and partake in Holy Communion. Join us in the Activity Center for Easter Brunch from 8:00-10:30am.
8:00am - 10:30am Sunday, April 9
Every great celebration includes good food and friends. Join us for a festive brunch of homemade delights by the Food for Fellowship Team.
Our Easter Sunday offering has been designated to support ELCA World Hunger and Mariposa Family Learning Center. ELCA World Hunger responds to global hunger needs, and Mariposa, a ministry of Austin City Lutherans, provides affordable child care and support for parents and families in Southeast Austin.