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!
Connecting Faith and Life, an adult discussion and study group, meets on Wednesdays, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., in the Conference Room. Pr. Randy leads a discussion of the draft social statement on Women and Justice published by the ELCA. All are welcome to participate in the discussion; men are especially encouraged to attend.
The OSL Library’s Winter One Church One Read title will be Wonder by R. J. Palacio. The Library has four copies, with an additional eight available beginning on Jan. 20. The discussion will take place on March 18 in the Office Conference Room.
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.
Caring Friends opportunities exist for Luther Manor, Bethany Lutheran Home, and Grand Living at Lake Lorraine. Contact Deb, 336-2942, ext. 48, or firstname.lastname@example.org, if you wish to help with this important ministry!
The Food to You item for January is macaroni and cheese; for February it will be pasta. Your food donations will be used by local families in need. Donations may be placed in the marked bins near the south entrance, by the Library. Thank you for your generosity!
A four-week miniseries based on the movie All Saints will begin in worship services the weekend of Jan. 20–21 and run through Feb. 10–11. All Saints is based on the true story of salesman-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock, the tiny church he was ordered to shut down, and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia. Take your experience to the next level by participating in a LifeGroup study during this miniseries. Sign up to be part of a LifeGroup at the table in The Gathering Place, beginning Dec. 30–31. For more information, or to serve as a LifeGroup Connector, contact Trish Syverson, email@example.com, or call the Church Office, 336-2942.
Hearing Screenings by Audiology Specialty Clinic staff will be held at OSL on Wednesday, Jan. 24, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. You may sign up for a free 15-minute appointment in the Church Office during the week, or at the Information Center on weekends. If a hearing loss is detected, you will be given information about next steps and determine what actions are best for you. Questions? Contact Michelle Anderson, RN, FCN, 336-2942, ext. 28, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn more about Caring Friends, which expands OSL’s visitation program to members who are homebound or are in nursing homes or care facilities, by attending a sharing and fellowship meeting on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 11:00 a.m., in the Conference Room. Questions? Contact Pr. Tim Lemme, email@example.com or 336-2942, ext. 19, or Deb Harlan, firstname.lastname@example.org 336-2942, ext. 48.
All Saints will be shown at OSL on Saturday, Jan. 13, at 2:30 p.m.; Sunday, Jan. 14, at 12:30 p.m.; and Wednesday, Jan. 17 at 6:15 p.m. All showings will be in OSL’s Holy Word Theatre. The OSL Library will sponsor these showings to help members prepare for the upcoming sermon series and LifeGroups discussions.
Men of God: OSL’s combined Men’s Bible Breakfast group and Lutheran Men in Mission group meets on the first and third Saturday of each month at 8:30 a.m. in the Conference Room. A continental breakfast is provided by members at each gathering. Men of all ages are invited to attend this one-hour Bible study when it meets next, on Jan. 20. For more information, contact Pr. Tim Lemme, 336-2942 or email@example.com.
The next Dinner to Your Door meal-making session will be on Monday, Jan. 22, at 10:00 a.m., in The Gathering Place kitchen.
Parents’ Night Out will be on Friday, Feb. 9, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Register for Nursery care (infant through age ten) by contacting Nancy Heesch, firstname.lastname@example.org, with the names and ages of your children.
Luther College Nordic Choir will perform at OSL on Saturday, Feb. 10, at 7:00 p.m. The performance by the 73-member Nordic Choir is open to the public. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for ages 65 and up, and $5 for students. Reserve tickets via (800) 4-LUTHER or www.tickets.luther.edu. Remaining tickets will be available at the door. If you wish to host choir members (two or four students), contact Gene LeVasseur, email@example.com or 336-2942, ext. 40.