Welcome to Divine Shepherd!

Divine Shepherd Lutheran Church is a small, friendly, family-oriented congregation located in the pleasant village of Bolingbrook in southwest suburban Chicago.

We invite you to join us and grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ with us. In Him we find the Way, the Truth, and the Life. In His Word and Sacraments we find forgiveness, life, and salvation. In His Church we find family, friends, and fellowship.

As Lutherans, we joyfully believe, teach, and confess the one true faith as it is revealed by the Triune God in the Holy Scriptures and faithfully confessed in the Book of Concord.  More...

Sunday Schedule:  Divine Service: 9:00 a.m. • Fellowship: 10:10 a.m. • Sunday School: 10:30 a.m. • Bible Class: 10:45 a.m.

Wednesdays in Advent and Lent:  Evening Prayer: 7:00 p.m.


St. James of Jerusalem, Brother of Jesus and Martyr

Today's Reading: Matthew 13:54-58

Daily Lectionary: Deuteronomy 24:10-25:10; Matthew 16:13-28

But Jesus said to them, "A prophet is not without honor except in his own country and in his own house." (Matthew 13:57)

In the Name + of Jesus. Amen. James, called the "brother" of Jesus, is the author of the epistle that bears His name. He was, as church tradition holds, stoned by the Jewish leaders of Jerusalem.

St. James was not hated because he was misunderstood. He was hated and put to death because he preached Christ. As long as there are people ...


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Oktoberfest Luncheon Exerpt Guten tag! Join us on Sunday, October 26 (11:30am) for our annual Oktoberfest, hosted by our local Thrivent group and served by our youth group. Brats, German potato salad, sauerkraut, red cabbage, and corn casserole are just some of the many items that will be available. Feel free to bring a side dish or dessert to pass (it can be German, ...Continue Reading      
Preschool Openings!

Come and check out our Little Lambs Preschool. Miss Terri is happy to show you around, answer your questions, talk to you about tuition, and help you sign up. We have limited openings for two, three, four, or five days a week. Call 630-759-3995 today!