Here’s your look at some of the things happening at Our Savior’s. See the current bulletin announcements at oslchurch.com for all the latest!
Mully will be the Second Saturday Movie, this Saturday, Feb. 10, at 2:30 p.m. in the Holy Word Theatre. Mully is the true story of Charles Mully, whose unlikely rise to wealth and power leaves him questioning his own existence and searching for meaning in life. Make a day of it with the movie, followed by worship at 5:00 and dinner afterward!
OSL Women of the ELCA’s Sweets for Your Valentine Sale will be this Sunday, Feb. 11, from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m., in The Gathering Place. Come explore a variety of treats! Funds raised will go toward WELCA’s Unit Wide Mission Project for 2018.
Connecting Faith and Life, an adult discussion and study group facilitated by Pr. Randy, will begin studying the book Loving Jesus by Mark Allan Powell on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 6:00 p.m., in the Conference Room. This will be an exploration of how simple religious practices can move us toward a closer walk with Jesus. A $15 donation will help cover the cost of the book. All are welcome.
The OSL Library’s Winter One Church One Read title is Wonder by R. J. Palacio. The Library has 12 copies. The discussion will take place on March 18 in the Conference Room.
The four-week miniseries based on the movie All Saints concludes in worship services this weekend. This week’s theme: Listening to Jesus.
Luther College Nordic Choir will perform at OSL this Saturday, Feb. 10, at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for ages 65 and up, and $5 for students.
OSL will host an Ash Wednesday blessing for commuters and visitors on Feb. 14 from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. You can get involved by providing treats and/or helping to serve! Bring muffins or other treats to The Gathering Place kitchen by 5:00 p.m. on Feb. 13; call Jetty Duffy-Matzner, 521-2632, if you wish to volunteer to help.
The OSL Library reading program mosaic is finished! Thanks to everyone who helped complete the Peace mosaic by checking out over 3,900 items from the Library from Sept. 10 through Feb. 7! Stop by to see the mosaic this weekend--on Monday it will be taken down to prepare for Ash Wednesday and Lent.
Camp Sunday will be on Feb. 18—come to the Camp Fun Cross+Gen Event that morning from 10:00 to 10:50, in Fellowship Hall. Camp staff will lead in intergenerational activities, conversation, and fun. And if you sign up for summer camp by Feb. 25, OSL will gift $75 for solo campers and $200 for family camp. The Camp Fun event will be in lieu of Sunday School and MSYG that morning. Children in fifth grade and younger must be accompanied by a parent or caring adult.
The Silent Auction is the major fundraiser for youth summer trips each year. Bidding on items will begin next Saturday, Feb. 17—thank you to everyone who donated items for bidding! The Silent Auction Banquet will be held on Sunday, Feb. 25; tickets are available near the south entrance on Sundays and in the Church Office during the week. The auction will end on Sunday, March 4, at 12:15 p.m.
Unique Mission Opportunity—in Harrisburg! OSL mission partner Table of Grace is seeking two families or individuals to serve as Mission Households for a period of one year at Table of Grace. Together with mission households from other partner congregations, these OSL-commissioned “missionaries” will help provide a critical mass of people to this developing congregation in the Harrisburg School District. If interested, contact Pr. Randy or Pr. Justin, 336-2942.
OSL Dining Out—an evening of dinner and fellowship at a local restaurant—will meet at Nikki’s Burrito Express, 905. E 8th St., at 5:45 p.m. on Feb. 23 for good food, good conversation, and good friends you may have not met yet! Sign up at the Information Center or call Donna Wilson, 371-1518.
The OSL Chili Cook-Off and Cupcake Walk will be on Sunday, March 4, following 11:00 worship services! Whip up your best recipe and enter it for judging, or just bring in a pot of your finest to share for lunch (chicken noodle soup will be available, too). Tasting for judging will be from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. Cupcake donations will be appreciated! Sign up at the Information Center, or contact Loretta Nelson, email@example.com or 336-2942, ext. 14. The Cook-Off and Cupcake Walk is a fundraiser for Mission: Possible.