May 22, 2022

Week of May 22, 2022


Women’s Bible Studies

 'Because of the Cross' 

Tuesday evenings at 6:30 pm, starting May 31, Fellowship Hall  Led by Sarah Jamieson, based off a sermon series by Mark Crossman. No sign-up necessary.


'Armor of God'  Priscilla Shirer

Friday mornings at 7:30 am, starting June 3, Prayer Room Led by Mellisa Vande Stroet

Sign-up sheet in pass-thru


Special Congregational Meeting Sunday May 22 Right after the service

This meeting will be to discuss going to 2 services and what options we have going forward with getting rid of the old part of the church and possibly building. All are welcome, you don't have to be a member.


Vacation Bible School  “Zoomerang Life is Valuable” Coming Aug. 8-11  9 am to 12 noon

Mark your calendars!

1st planning meeting will be   June 1st    5 pm

If you are interested in helping with VBS, come to the meeting.

There are many ways to help – promotion, snacks, games, materials donations, set-up, tear-down, group guides. Contact Shelby Happe, Beth Maurer, Suzanne Davidson, or Malisa Niles for more information.


Summer BBQs starting Wednesday June 1st, 6:00 pm, behind the church building - It's BBQ time! Please come participate in this fun family activity, every Wednesday night thru august 17. The church will provide the burgers,  hot dogs, buns, condiments and table ware. You bring a side dish or dessert to share and your own drink. We will need people to set-up tables and chairs, grill and tear-down afterwards. Sign-up sheet will be in the pass-thru. This is a great event to invite your friends and neighbors to.


Do you like to camp?

We are thinking of having a church wide camping trip at Camp Hallawasa in late August or early September. If you are interested, please contact Lyle Jensen - 605-890-1794 or

Ken Tonsager - 605-440-2119


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, Children all ages


Monday:           6:00 pm -  Monday Night Men (Youth Room)

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

Wednesday      6:30 pm - Youth Group (Youth Room)

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

                         1:00 am - Men's Fellowship/Bible Study ( Sanctuary)

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

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