Hurricane Dorian Updates

Hurricane Dorian Updates

Saturday, Aug. 31 (4:30 p.m.)

Based on the current forecast regarding Hurricane Dorian, we are open tomorrow for Sunday services.


We will be closed on Monday to celebrate Labor Day and will reopen on Tuesday following our regular schedule.


This information, of course, is subject to change due to prevailing weather conditions. Updates will be sent, if needed, via email and will be posted on our website and social media platforms.

Thursday, Aug. 29 (1:30 p.m.)

We are monitoring the situation with Hurricane Dorian, and we will be updating everyone with regards to possible church/office closures as soon as there is information to provide. We will send a special email to those on our First the News mailing list and will also be updating the church website and posting on our social media platforms.

Little Shepherds will follow the Polk County Public School schedule and will alert parents appropriately.

Hurricane Preparation

  • Polk County Emergency Management has links to services – including a list of shelters, sandbag fill sites and other disaster preparedness info.
  • Florida Emergency Information 24 hour hotline… 800.342.3557.
  • Text “FLPrepares” to 888777 to receive AlertFlorida notifications.
  • Register for Polk County specific alerts.
  • Follow Hurricane Dorian updates here.