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DISCOVER YOUR
SPIRITUAL GIFTS

Sunday 10:30
Music Room

Class Description: This 5-week course is an overview of the spiritual gifts mentioned in the Bible. We will look at Scripture and discuss their application in the church. Our last session will include a survey to help you discover your Spiritual Gifts.

About the Teacher: Jeanmarie Howard has led a variety of Bible Studies throughout her life for both men and women. She and her husband, Roger (our music director) have been married 37 years and have two sons, a daughter-in-law, and a precious grandson.

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EPHESIANS IN THE LIGHT OF ACTS

Sunday 9 (Start date Oct. 16th) 
Portable building room 52

Class Description: To get the full perspective of the apostle Paul's letter to the Ephesians, it is essential to understand its background. To do this we will first take a look at Acts 18 and 19 when Paul arrives in Ephesus on his second missionary journey. With that background, we will then venture into Paul's letter. This class will begin on October 16 and continue for 9 weeks.

About the Teacher: Rev. Jack Goldberger and his wife, Kay, moved to San Antonio after his retirement in 2018. Before entering the seminary, he was a Lutheran school teacher for 12 years. Following his ordination in 1984, he was a pastor for 33 years. Pastor Jack and Kay are parents to a daughter and 2 sons. They have 3 grandsons, one of whom is married.

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FIRSTFRUITS: GIVING GOD YOUR BEST

Sunday 9
School Cafeteria

Class Description: When "stewardship" is mentioned in churches, most people immediately think of money. But, Biblical stewardship is so much more! This study explores Biblical principles of being the "caretaker" of everything God gives us -- and how He blesses us as we use our time, talent and treasure to His glory and our good.

About the Teachers: A retired Air Force Colonel, Mark serves on the Board of Directors of Christian Assistance Ministry. At Shepherd of the Hills, he served as President of the Board of Directors and a member of the music ministry. Andrea is the Grants & Outcomes Manager for Restore Education and has served in a number of staff and volunteer positions at Shepherd of the Hills.

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GOD IS IN OUR
(MARRIAGE) STORY

Sunday 10:30
Classroom 201

Class Description: Whether we are celebrating a first or fiftieth anniversary, Jesus has some wonderful encouragement and direction for couples about staying connected, affirming one another, and what to do during times of crisis and conflict. We hope you will join us!

About the Teachers: Michael and Cindy Miller recently celebrated forty years of marriage. In addition to this milestone, they retired from careers in education last year, just in time to spend lots of hours with their two precious grandchildren, Jaxson and Harlow. At home Cindy grows flowers and Michael restores old cars. They also enjoy serving at Shepherd of the Hills and taking vacations.

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GROWING OLD WITH GOD

Sunday 10:30
Portable building room 52

Class Description: The clock ticks for all of us, but it ticks louder with age. As we age, we confront struggles with death, freedom, isolation, and meaninglessness that can gnaw at our existence. However, the super-powers of aging are wisdom and our growing faith in our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Paul, Moses, David, and Solomon grew old with God. You can too!

About the Teacher: Jason Schillerstrom, MD serves as the Head Elder of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church. He is also a tenured professor of geriatric psychiatry on faculty at UT Health San Antonio with a career devoted to caring for elders and their families. He is married to Tracy Schillerstrom, MD (a child psychiatrist!) and they have four children, all graduates, or soon to be, of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran School.

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"STICKY FAITH"
BUILD FAITH THAT LASTS

Sunday 9
King George House

Class Description: It’s never too early or too late to start helping your child instill faith that sticks with them for life. In this class, we’ll read through and discuss the book “Sticky Faith” by Chap Clark and Kara Powell; dive into their practical, everyday suggestions that are based on years of research; and encourage each other as we navigate parenthood together.

About the Teacher: Lindsay Leifeste is a deaconess at Shepherd, mom to her toddler Charlotte, and godmother to her two nieces (Kate - 8, and Wren, 18 months) plus five other children of close family friends. She and her husband Karl met at Shepherd and have been members for more than six years.

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TAKING THE FEAR OUT OF EVANGELISM

Sunday 10:30
School Cafeteria

Class Description: What do you picture when you hear the word "evangelism"? Have you hesitated to share the Gospel in the past? Talking about our faith can be intimidating for many reasons. Join this class to take the fear out of evangelism and learn how to tell God's story, refine your conversation skills and much more!  Bring your Bibles and get ready for some fun.

About the Teachers: This class will be led by members of our team who were trained in evangelism by the LCMS Texas District.

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