We Preach Christ Crucified

Shepherd of the Valley is a congregation of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS), the third largest Lutheran church body in America. WELS began in 1850 when three German pastors met in Milwaukee. Today, it has grown to nearly 1,300 congregations across North America with mission work being conducted in 23 different countries. The WELS has over 364,000 baptized members, which includes about 300,000 communicants, served by nearly 2,000 pastors.

Shepherd of the Valley is located in Westminster, Colorado, a suburb of Denver.

Pre-Kindergarten through 8th grade Christian Education is available for both members and non-members of the congregations.

Come join us and meet Pastor Phil Kieselhorst!

SVL for you!

At Shepherd of the Valley, it’s all about Jesus’ love for us. It’s all about Jesus’ truth in the Bible for us. It’s all about Jesus’ promise and power for us in Baptism and the Lord’s Supper. It’s all about Jesus presence for us today, tomorrow and always. We’re a group of Christians who are all about Jesus because we are convinced Jesus is for us!

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SVL for your children!

Shepherd of the Valley operates a Lutheran School - Grades Pre K-8.  Our mission is to assist parents in providing a high quality, Christ-centered education for each child.  Call (303) 424-1306 for more information or stop by for a tour and to speak with our principal, Jeff Falck.  Come and see how a Christ-centered education will benefit your children for a lifetime!

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Stay informed!

Keep up with the myriad events happening at SVL!  We offer a monthly newsletter packed full of excellent information.  From children's services, teen-group outings, special bible studies, and more... the newsletter has the scoop!  Click to sign up!

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Come See Us!

You are always welcome at SVL.  You're welcome to learn more about your Savior.  You're welcome to meet like-minded Christians who will love and support you.  You're welcome any time!