It is with a heavy heart that Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church in Sayner announces that all church services and all other activities at Shepherd of the Lakes have been cancelled until further notice due to a Vilas county mandate issued from the CDC. Please if you know of someone who does not have email or access to Facebook or our website or any other means of learning about our closure, call them immediately and let them know. Pass the word as you are able. Thank you.

Daily Proverb

Proverbs 1:1
The proverbs of Solomon the son of David, king of Israel:

Proverbs Chapter 26 - American Standard Version

As snow in summer, and as rain in harvest, So honor is not seemly for a fool.
As the sparrow in her wandering, as the swallow in her flying, So the curse that is causeless alighteth not.
A whip for the horse, a bridle for the ass, And a rod for the back of fools.
Answer not a fool according to his folly, Lest thou also be like unto him.
Answer a fool according to his folly, Lest he be wise in his own conceit.
He that sendeth a message by the hand of a fool Cutteth off [his own] feet, [and] drinketh in damage.
The legs of the lame hang loose: So is a parable in the mouth of fools.
As one that bindeth a stone in a sling, So is he that giveth honor to a fool.
[As] a thorn that goeth up into the hand of a drunkard, So is a parable in the mouth of fools.
[As] an archer that woundeth all, So is he that hireth a fool and he that hireth them that pass by.
As a dog that returneth to his vomit, [So is] a fool that repeateth his folly.
Seest thou a man wise in his own conceit? There is more hope of a fool than of him.
The sluggard saith, There is a lion in the way; A lion is in the streets.
[As] the door turneth upon its hinges, So doth the sluggard upon his bed.
The sluggard burieth his hand in the dish; It wearieth him to bring it again to his mouth.
The sluggard is wiser in his own conceit Than seven men that can render a reason.
He that passeth by, [and] vexeth himself with strife belonging not to him, Is [like] one that taketh a dog by the ears.
As a madman who casteth firebrands, Arrows, and death,
So is the man that deceiveth his neighbor, And saith, Am not I in sport?
For lack of wood the fire goeth out; And where there is no whisperer, contention ceaseth.
[As] coals are to hot embers, and wood to fire, So is a contentious man to inflame strife.
The words of a whisperer are as dainty morsels, And they go down into the innermost parts.
Fervent lips and a wicked heart Are [like] an earthen vessel overlaid with silver dross.
He that hateth dissembleth with his lips; But he layeth up deceit within him:
When he speaketh fair, believe him not; For there are seven abominations in his heart:
Though [his] hatred cover itself with guile, His wickedness shall be openly showed before the assembly.
Whoso diggeth a pit shall fall therein; And he that rolleth a stone, it shall return upon him.
A lying tongue hateth those whom it hath wounded; And a flattering mouth worketh ruin.



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Evening Worship Services

In addition to our regular year round Sunday Morning Services, we host Saturday Worship Services at 5:30 pm for the Summer months.  The first service of the year is the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend (the end of May) and the last service is the Saturday before Labor Day weekend.  Starting in January 2020, we will also have twice monthly Wednesday evening services at 6 pm.  These will be on the first and third Wednesday of each month, from January through May and then again from September through December each year.

Daily Golden Verse

Psalms 37:5-6
[37:5] Commit thy way unto Jehovah; Trust also in him, and he will bring it to pass. [37:6] And he will make thy righteousness to go forth as the light, And thy justice as the noon-day.

Mission Statement

Empowered by the Holy Spirit and rooted in the Good News of Jesus Christ, we are a loving community that follows Jesus and seeks to hear the Word of God and practice it in our daily lives.