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.


The 19th Sunday after Trinity

Today's Reading: Matthew 9:1-8

Daily Lectionary: Deuteronomy 28:1-22; Matthew 18:1-20

Then behold, they brought to Him a paralytic lying on a bed. When Jesus saw their faith, He said to the paralytic, "Son, be of good cheer; your sins are forgiven you." (Matthew 9:2)

In the Name + of Jesus. Amen. When Jesus said those words to the paralytic, the religious leaders were furious. "Blasphemy!" they cried, "Only God can forgive sins." Leaving aside the fact that Jesus IS God (and true man) think about what sort of religion the Pharisees and scribes promoted. Sure, God ...


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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!