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 1:31
Therefore shall they eat of the fruit of their own way, And be filled with their own devices.

Proverbs Chapter 27 - American Standard Version

Boast not thyself of tomorrow; For thou knowest not what a day may bring forth.
Let another man praise thee, and not thine own mouth; A stranger, and not thine own lips.
A stone is heavy, and the sand weighty; But a fool`s vexation is heavier than they both.
Wrath is cruel, and anger is overwhelming; But who is able to stand before jealousy?
Better is open rebuke Than love that is hidden.
Faithful are the wounds of a friend; But the kisses of an enemy are profuse.
The full soul loatheth a honeycomb; But to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
As a bird that wandereth from her nest, So is a man that wandereth from his place.
Oil and perfume rejoice the heart; So doth the sweetness of a man`s friend [that cometh] of hearty counsel.
Thine own friend, and thy father`s friend, forsake not; And go not to thy brother`s house in the day of thy calamity: Better is a neighbor that is near than a brother far off.
My son, be wise, and make my heart glad, That I may answer him that reproacheth me.
A prudent man seeth the evil, [and] hideth himself; [But] the simple pass on, [and] suffer for it.
Take his garment that is surety for a stranger; And hold him in pledge [that is surety] for a foreign woman.
He that blesseth his friend with a loud voice, rising early in the morning, It shall be counted a curse to him.
A continual dropping in a very rainy day And a contentious woman are alike:
He that would restrain her restraineth the wind; And his right hand encountereth oil.
Iron sharpeneth iron; So a man sharpeneth the countenance of his friend.
Whoso keepeth the fig-tree shall eat the fruit thereof; And he that regardeth his master shall be honored.
As in water face [answereth] to face, So the heart of man to man.
Sheol and Abaddon are never satisfied; And the eyes of man are never satisfied.
The refining pot is for silver, and the furnace for gold; And a man is [tried] by his praise.
Though thou shouldest bray a fool in a mortar with a pestle along with bruised grain, Yet will not his foolishness depart from him.
Be thou diligent to know the state of thy flocks, [And] look well to thy herds:
For riches are not for ever: And doth the crown endure unto all generations?
The hay is carried, and the tender grass showeth itself, And the herbs of the mountains are gathered in.
The lambs are for thy clothing, And the goats are the price of the field;
And [there will be] goats` milk enough for thy food, for the food of thy household, And maintenance for thy maidens.



If you are looking for a calendar of events at Shepherd, please go into the latest newsletter, you will find two months' worth of calendars in each newsletter ...the current month and the upcoming month!  You will also find all kinds of information regarding upcoming events within the newsletter.  Enjoy....

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 16:11
Thou wilt show me the path of life: In thy presence is fulness of joy; In thy right hand there are pleasures for evermore.

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.