Community Outreach | Shepherd of the Lake

Connecting people with God, each other, and their mission in the world.

Outreach Ministries at Shepherd of the Lake cover a wide breadth of our work with one another and in the community. Join us as we serve God and our neighbors with open hearts, open minds, fed by God's open table!

Contact Shannon Hoffmann, Community Life Connector at:

Community Action Partnership (CAP)

Local agency offering a variety of local services for those in need. We collect non-perishable food items monthly and adopt "Hope for the Holidays" families at Christmas.

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Creation Care

Educates and holds us environmentally accountable by sharing and implementing ideas, assessing building use and practices and urging policy change.

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Families and Individuals Sharing Hope (FISH)

FISH is a network that tackles local issues and connects real Scott County people (and their needs) with services, resources and generous people like you.

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Families Moving Forward

Help provide a meal, hospitality and accommodations for homeless SW Metro families with children. We host FMF families at church (overnight) for a week each quarter.

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Meals on Wheels

Join our SOLLC team of driver, helping an hour or two each month delivering pre-prepared lunch to seniors and the temporarily homebound. 

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No Horsin' Around

We provide food, learn about daily life and worship (bilingual) with the families caring for horses at Canterbury Park.

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Serve Your Zipcode

The mission of this group is to serve our local and surrounding communities through regular and ongoing volunteer opportunities.

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Shepherd's Path Community Garden

This is a visible way to reach out to share abundance and build relationships with our larger community. Learn, grow, eat and share.

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The Link (Passageways)

The Link is a partner of SOLLC that provides housing, community and counseling to sex-trafficked youth. Donate clothing and personal items or lead activities.

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All women of Shepherd of the Lake are welcome to participate in the activities and organization of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (WELCA).

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Winter Warmers

Knit and crochet caps and scarves for local homeless shelters. Patterns, yarn and lessons available!

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Partnerships and Resources

Shepherd of the Lake has many partnerships and/or additional resources available. 

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