Here’s your look at some of the things happening at Our Savior’s. See the current bulletin announcements at for all the latest!
OSL's summer worship schedule is underway! Here’s what Sunday mornings look like:

8:45, Celebrate
10:00, Festive
10:30, Celebrate

Saturday evening Festive worship will remain at 5:00.

Monthly outdoor worship will begin next Sunday, June 4, at 8:45, weather permitting. If weather doesn’t permit, an attempt will be made on the following Sunday.
The weekly broadcast of the Festive worship service, ordinarily seen on KSCB (cable channel 30) at 1:00 p.m., will not be shown during the month of June. Look for the broadcast to resume next month.
Vascular screening for peripheral artery disease will take place next week, in the Caring Ministries area. Two screening options will be available: Professionals from Avera will conduct screenings on Thursday, June 8, from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m., for $25 (check or cash). Register by calling Avera, 1-877-282-8372. Professionals from Sanford will do heart and vascular screenings on Friday, June 9, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The cost is $25 for vascular screening, $25 for heart screening (cash, check, or credit card). Register by calling Sanford, 605-312-2150.
A plot has become available in the OSL Garden. If you’re interested in planting it, whether for personal use or to donate vegetables to a favorite organization, contact Donna Wilson, or 371-1518.
Friendship Club will head to the Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History on Tuesday, June 20. The group will meet at OSL at 10:00 a.m., then car-pool to the zoo at 10:30. After viewing the newly remodeled exhibits and attractions, you’ll then enjoy a sack lunch just inside the zoo before returning to OSL. Cost for zoo admission is $11.50 per person; lunch will be provided by the Senior Ministries Board. Bring a friend!
OSL has an opening for a part-time Nursery Supervisor. This paid position is ideal for someone who loves children, is committed to the Nursery as a ministry of hospitality of this congregation, and has at least three years of experience working with children through age four. A complete position description may be found at or in the Church Office. Applications and inquiries should be directed to Pr. Sami Johnson at Our Savior’s, or 336-2942, ext. 12.

A Little Further Out...

Sign up for Vacation Bible School and Lutherans Outdoors Day Camp at the children’s table on the west end of The Gathering Place. “Passport to Peru” VBS (June 12 through 15, 9:00 a.m. to noon; program and pizza on June 15. 11:30 to noon) is for kids from age three through fifth grade. Lutherans Outdoors will bring “4 You” to students who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade, July 10 through 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Register for both events at
OSL’S Summer Blasts are returning, bringing food, fun and games, and outdoor worship to OSL members, neighbors, and friends! Summer Blasts will kick off on Thursday, June 15. Food will be served starting at 5:00 p.m., with a car and motorcycle show and fun and games at 5:30. A simple worship service will follow, at 6:30. Subsequent Summer Blasts will be on Wednesday, July 12, and Wednesday, Aug. 16—stay tuned for more details!
The annual pilgrimage to Valleyfair will be on Thursday, June 29, for current middle- and high-school students (those who have completed grades six through 12). Registration forms may be found at the Youth Information Table or at Cost is $80 (covers transportation and ticket), with an option to add a brown bag lunch for $5 (sandwich, chips, veggies, snack, and water). The group will leave OSL at 7:00 a.m. and return by 10:00 p.m. Registration forms must be turned in by June 14. Contact Elise ( or 507-438-9170) if you have any questions.
Summer Recent Loss Group will meet on Tuesday evenings, June 27 through July 25 (except July 4) from 6:30 to 7:30, in the Chapel. Michelle Anderson, RN, FCN, will facilitate the series, which will allow for time to share and support one another on our grief journeys. No registration is required. Friends and family are encouraged to attend. Questions? Contact Michelle: 336-2942, ext. 28, or
The OSL Library will sponsor its “Build a Better World” Summer Reading Program, beginning on June 4. Kids (through high school) are invited to help “build a better world” domino city in the Library. Kids, for each book you read, you will get a dot on a domino used for the city scene, and your receipt will make you eligible for a $5 weekly prize drawing. The reading program will run for 10 weeks; you will receive a treat and prize with every check-out. At the program’s completion, the two youth who have read the most books and accrued the most domino city dots will receive a grand prize! By participating, you will also be invited to participate in the OSL Library Committee’s service project, included in CityServe (organized by LifeLight, Empower Sioux Falls, and Volunteers of America–Dakotas), to put the reading program theme to work and live out OSL’s mission, Connecting Faith with Everyday Life.

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