Shepherd in the Pines Lutheran

Our Beginning

Shepherd in the Pines initially began missionaries from Whiteriver traveled to serve the logging towns of Maverick and McNary.  With its mill, McNary was the home of a thriving lumber industry and many White Mountain Apache Tribal members.  A church was constructed and Shepherd in the Pines was served from 1948 until 1986 by missionaries until the lumber mill closed and most people moved out of town.

In 2002, when the town was reinvigorated by new housing developments, regular services were restarted and continue today.  

Shepherd in the Pines' Calendar

Travel north from Whiteriver approximately 25 miles following signs to McNary which is 3 miles east of Hon dah. The church is located at 120 Everygreen Rd just off to your right. 


Mailing Address:

Shepherd in the Pines Lutheran

B0x 333

McNary, AZ 85930-0333



Worship: 9:00 AM Sundays
Sunday School: Call Pastor
Adult Bible Instruction: as requested
Youth Confirmation Instruction: as requested

Current Pastor

Pastor Kirk Massey, Jr.


Shepherd in the Pines is marked:

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Pastor Dan Rautenberg

Native American Mission

Field Coordinator

Apache  Christian Training School  (ACTS) Director