About Us

About Us

Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church is located in Whitehall, a beautiful suburb of Allentown, Pennsylvania. The church was organized in 1759 and has been at it's current location since 1976.  The church is a member of Northeastern Pennsylvania Synod  of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

We began 2018 with a total membership of 385 individuals. Our members are very active and participate in various church and community events throughout the year.

Some of our activities include:

  • Clothing Drives for the Blind Association and Lehigh County Conference of Churches
  • Collecting for the "Souper Bowl"
  • Collections of items for Pathways and the Food Bank
  • Volunteering at the soup kitchen, Salvation Army and State Hospital
  • Blood Assurance Program
  • Yearly Outdoor Service and Church Picnic
  • Vacation Bible School
  • Annual "Deck the Halls" party
  • Christmas Carol Pilgrimage


Our youth members get involved through activities sponsored by our youth group.

Some youth activities include:

  • Children"s parties for holidays
  • Roast beef and spaghetti dinners
  • Basket Bingo and Penny Parties
  • Volunteering at the food bank and the Salvation Army
  • In 2022, we will be attending the ELCA Youth Gathering in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

We are truly blessed at Shepherd of the Hills and we hope you will come share in the blessings and feel the joy that comes with knowing you are working together in God's name.