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Reflections with Pastor Barnes – 11/17/2017

November 20, 2017

“Do unto others, as you would have them do unto you.” Matthew 7: 12 His last name is “Force” – and he would be a force to be reckoned with. I start at Peerless on my eighteenth birthday. Ray Force is my foreman – and he lives up to his name. He rules the department…

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Reflections with Pastor Barnes – 11/10/2017

November 13, 2017

But Martha was distracted by her many tasks; so she came to him and asked, “Lord, do you not care that my sister has left me to do all the work by myself? Tell her then to help me.”  But the Lord answered her, “Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things;  there…

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Reflection with Pastor Barnes – 11/3/2017

November 3, 2017

  “I’m not a religious man!” It’s an initial visit –  time to get acquainted – time to ease into a new and important relationship.  The patient’s response to this chaplain’s introduction is revealing and might be a sign of things to come.  My response to the “warning shot” is important and will play a…

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Reflection with Pastor Barnes – 10/27/2017

October 26, 2017

Why do bad things happen to good people? In recent days, our community has been shaken to its core by events and circumstances that cut across the grain of common decency, warring against our better natures. Folks gather at prayer vigils – memorial services remember the lives of those lost – as a collective, we…

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Stars & Stripes Sock Drive

October 26, 2017

Our Stars & Stripes Sock Drive Continues in November! During the month of November, we are collecting new white, cotton socks for our Veterans. Please consider donating at the following locations: Shepherd of the Valley 5525 Silica Road Youngstown, Ohio 44515 Shepherd of the Valley – Boardman 7148 West Boulevard Boardman, Ohio 44512 Shepherd of…

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Veteran Move-In Specials – November

October 26, 2017

Veterans Who Sign an Independent Lease in November Save! New Howland and Poland residents will receive a $1,500 statement credit. New Niles residents will receive a $500 statement credit. Contact Information: Shepherd of the Valley – Howland 330-856-9232 ext. 2618 Shepherd of the Valley – Niles 330-544-0771 ext. 2817 Shepherd of the Valley – Poland 330-726-7110…

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Weekly Reflections from Pastor Barnes – 10/20/2017

October 18, 2017

  “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11: 28-30…

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Shepherd’s Foundation Monster Dash 5K & Family Fun Run

October 16, 2017

Please join Shepherd’s Foundation for a 5K and family fun run on Sunday, October 29th. Cash prizes will be given to the overall top three male and female winners. Participants are encouraged to dress in costume. Children will be able to trick-or-treat during the family fun run. Refreshments will be available onsite and an after…

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Weekly Reflections from Pastor Barnes – 10/13/2017

October 12, 2017

“In the world you will have trouble, but do not be afraid for I have overcome the world.” John 16: 33 Made a big mistake this morning. The alarm sounds at 5:15 AM. Stumbling to the kitchen, I brew a cup of “Jo” and head for the living room. Falling into my easy chair, I…

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YSU Softball Team Pumpkin Carving at Boardman

October 11, 2017

In 2015, Jean Roepke’s dream of being back on the softball field came true with the help of Brian Campbell and the YSU Softball team. Since then, the softball team has been visiting SOV Boardman for activities with Jean and the residents. Most recently, the team stopped by to visit the resident and carve pumpkins. Thank…

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