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.

The next monthly outdoor worship service will be on Sunday, July 2, at 8:45 a.m., weather permitting. If weather doesn’t permit, an attempt will be made on the following Sunday.
Beyond Addiction book study group will meet on Wednesday, June 14, in the Caring Ministries area, from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Beyond Addiction ¬rejects the drama of interventions and tough love to show family and friends how they can use kindness, positive reinforcement, and motivational and behavioral strategies to help their loved ones move beyond addiction. The group will discuss chapter four, “Start Where You Are.”
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, due to a shortage of volunteers. Look for the broadcast to resume next month.
Families with children through fifth grade are welcome to come out to Thunder Road this Sunday, June 11, for OSL Children’s Night! Mini-golf is just $4.25 per game, and students age five and younger golf for free with a paying adult. Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc., are all welcome to join in on the fun!
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!
It isn’t too late to get in on VBS fun! If your child—age three through fifth grade—hasn’t been registered for Passport to Peru, simply show up with him or her this Monday, June 12, and sign up! VBS is happening June 12 through 15, 9:00 a.m. to noon. Invite your friends! Details at
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...

Gentle Yoga, Mindfulness, and Centering Prayer will meet on Saturday, June 17, from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., in the Labyrinth Room. Classes ($5 each) meet every other week. All ages and abilities are welcome, including elementary school-age children.
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!
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.
Sign up for Lutherans Outdoors Day Camp! July 10 through 13, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., NeSoDak staff will bring the outdoor camp experience indoors for students who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. Sign up at for “For You.” The cost is $50 per camper. Friends are welcome!
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
Join Pr. Randy for Theology on Tap on Thursday, June 22, at Monk’s House of Ale Repute, 420 E. 8th St., from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m.
The OSL Library is sponsoring 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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