Attractions and Places to See

while attending the

West Virginia - Western Maryland Synod Assembly 2018

Shepherdstown, WV


After Dinner, you are welcome to go on a Ghost Tours in Downtown Shepherdstown.

$10 per person.  20 people per group.  Times from the tours are 7:30, 8:30 and

9:30 pm.  If you are singing in the choir, please sign up for a later slot. 

These are candlelit walking tours of the town. Learn history and hear true ghost stories. Guests should wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a flashlight and beverage. It takes about 1.5 to 2 hours to do the tour.


If you are coming in early for the Assembly, the Potomac Conference a relaxing evening at the farm for a church potluck.  Come meet other voting members from across our synod’s territory. 


Thursday Night Gathering:  Dinner down on the Farm at 5pm

6623 Sharpsburg Pike, Boonsboro, MD

Places to Eat in Shepherdstown

Trip Advisor has a list of 10 things to do while in Shepherdstown...

There is this article from Only in Your State that has some fun places as well to try while you are staying in Shepherds town. has a website for Shepherdstown that has a bunch of recommendations for things to do and places to eat while you are here for Synod Assembly

Things to do in Shepherdstown

St Peter’s Lutheran Church

 112 N King St, Shepherdstown, WV 25443

(304) 876-6771

The theme for the Assembly is Federal Chaplaincy.

We will be using the Prayer Book for the Armed Services for all worship services throughout the assembly.  Everyone attending the assembly as a voting members will receive a copy of this Prayer book to take home for personal use or to give as a gift to anyone in serving in the Armed Forces. 

Presiding:   The Rev. Eric Wester, Assistant to the Presiding Bishop and Director of Federal Chaplaincies.

Preaching:  The Rt. Rev. Matthew Reigel, Bishop of the WV-WMD Synod

Reception Follow Worship

Friday Night Worship at 7pm

Are you from a congregation in the Eastern Panhandle looking to volunteer at the assembly? 


Are you spending the weekend in Shepherdstown after the Assembly? Do you ride a motorcycle?  Consider supporting this Motorcycle Ride.  All proceeds raised go to VA center in Martinsburg.

Sunday Motorcycle Ride:

God Bless America Ride

LellyBelle Cafe

104 E German St, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 702-9322

Tommy’s Pizza

101 N Mill St, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 876-2577

Bristro 112

112 W German St, Shepherdstown, WV

  1. (304)876-8477

Domestic Restaurant

117 E German St, Shepherdstown, WV

  1. (304)876-1030

Maria’s Taqueria

108 E German St, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 876-3333


120 W German St, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 876-8798

The Green Pineapple

142 E German St, Shepherdstown, WV

  1. (304)870-4439

Press Room

129 W German St, Shepherdstown, WV

  1. (304)876-8777

China Kitchen

101 W German St, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 876-6620

Blue Moon Cafe

200 E High St, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 876-1920

King’s NY Style Pizza Inc

81 Maddex Square Dr, Shepherdstown, WV

  1. (304)876-0217


83 Maddex Square Dr, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 876-1088

The Devonshire Arms Cafe and Pub

107 S Princess St, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 876-9277

Town Run Tap House & Community Pub

202 E Washington St, Shepherdstown, WV

  1. (304)876-0502

Rumsey Tavern

233 Lowe Dr, Shepherdstown, WV

(304) 876-7000