August 1, 2021

Week of August 1, 2021


 The Incredible Race Vacation Bible School August 9-12  9am - 12 noon K - 6th grades  Register in the Fellowship Hall or online at

The VBS kids will be having a change challenge daily. It will be Girls vs. Boys as to who can bring the most change. If you would like to help with change, put it in a ziplock bag, give to a child or bring to church by Aug. 8th. Money will go to missionaries Steve & Prae Keller


Congregational Meeting August 15  11:30 am


Thank you!

To all who prayed and brought meals during my knee surgery and recovery. Continue to pray for ongoing issues with my knee. Thank you so much for everything, you are each a blessing to our church.

Paula Walker


Volunteers Wanted

We will be having a mural painted on our wall along the sidewalk under the parking lot, on University Street. They are looking for volunteers to help paint the base coat on the wall starting in August.

 If you are interested text Diane Gross at 605-545-1864 with "yes I want to help paint the wall at SHEF" with your name and number.


Social Justice, Critical Race Theory & The Gospel Conference

Friday evening, Aug. 20  & Saturday, Aug. 21  at Parkview Church

 333 Sandra Lane  Rapid City

“An urgent appeal to fellow Christians in a time of social crisis”  $10 registration fee

Presented by Scott Allen, Author of "Why Social Justice Is Not Biblical Justice"

If you are interested in going, pick up a brochure in the pass-thru with instructions for registering.


Fantasy Football Draft August 29th 5:00 pm  Fellowship Hall $20 fee

Free pizza, bring your own drink. Sign-up sheet will be in the pass-thru


Ladies Fall Retreat     Save the Date   October 2 (note new date)

This will be a one day event.


Power of $1 Update 

 From Jan - June 2021 we helped 6 families.

 We helped with bills $650, Medical Bills $500, Tires, $350 and a Power lift chair $200.


Summer BBQ      6 pm church parking lot

 Looking for people to help grill, set up and clean up. Sign-up sheets to help are in the pass-thru.

Church provides burgers and hot dogs, plate ware & condiments, you just bring a side dish to share and a drink. If it is raining at 5:15 we will cancel for the week.


Prayer Box in the Pass-thru

Please feel free to put your prayer requests in the prayer box in the pass-thru. Prayer meeting is Tuesdays at 6:30 pm. Requests are kept confidential.


Sermon Notes

Sermon notes can now be found on our website Scroll down to the middle of the home page and click on "Get Sermon Here" or go to the Sermons tab on the top bar and you will find a Sermon notes choice.


The Power of $1

The challenge is for each and every person to give $1 per week to use for compassion ministries in our community! Put you dollar in one of the wooden boxes on the back wall of the sanctuary. Please let us know of needs that could be helped through this ministry by contacting an Elder or e-mailing needs to:


Sermons are available on several formats: - sermon tab

iTunes, Spotify and Facebook under Southern Hills Evangelical Free Church Hot Springs - podcast


Weekly Schedule

Sunday:           Service - 10:00am

                          Sunday School - 9:00 am  Adults 1 class


Monday:           6:00 pm - Ezekiel BLT (Prayer Room)

                          6:30 pm - Authentic Manhood BLT (Fellowship Hall)

Tuesday:          6:30 pm - Prayer Meeting - (Prayer Room)

Wednesday:      6:00 pm - BBQ (church parking lot)

Thursday:        10:30 am - Women's Bible Study - Patty Augustine's home

                         10:30 am - Men's Fellowship/Bible Study ( Sanctuary)

                        6:30 pm - Celebrate Recovery - (Fellowship Hall)

Friday:              9:00 am - "Matchless" Women's Bible Study (Prayer Room)

                         7:00 pm - Family Game Night (Fellowship Hall)