An exceptional and rare opportunity awaits for a dynamic and experienced pastor to join with this large, healthy, well-prepared congregation, located in scenic Afton, Minnesota to love, lead and inspire this congregation toward the next season of missional impact in the St. Croix River Valley and beyond.

Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church (, a multi-generational church of 1,600, is committed to the gospel of Jesus Christ as reflected in its mission to connect all people to a growing relationship with Jesus Christ through worship, small groups and serving. Shepherd currently welcomes attenders to four weekend worship services: Saturday evening at 5 p.m., and three on Sunday morning at 8:30, 10 and 11:15 a.m. More than 270 children attend Sunday School (birth through 6th grade). There is also a thriving Wednesday evening student ministry that averages 300 students weekly. Shepherd of the Valley is a part of Lutheran Congregations in Mission for Christ (

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