A reception for the release of the Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church cookbook will be at City Lights Bookstore on Saturday, December 12th at 3 p.m. The Shepherd’s Table is a collection of favorite recipes from members of the Sylva church. The recipes are classic church cookbook dishes but with emphasis on healthier options including organic and local food. There are even recipes for organic household cleaning products. Included with the reception will be delicious samples of recipes featured in the cookbook. The Shepherd’s Table is $12 and the church’s profits will support all its ministries. To reserve copies please call City Lights Bookstore at 828-586-9499.