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!
A special congregational meeting will be held on Sunday, June 24, at 11:45 a.m. in The Gathering Place for the purpose of voting on the Hezekiah House Project. A light lunch will be served beginning at 11:30. Make plans now to attend.
Wellness Wednesdays in the Park will run through July 25 (except July 4), at 9:00 a.m. at Lower Tuthill Park shelter and playground. The booklet “Model for Healthy Living” will be used, available from Caring Ministries (suggested donation $5). These informal discussions are for all ages and stages—come as your summer schedule allows—and will begin with a short scripture reflection followed by conversation. Ending time is up to you: enjoy walking or biking the trails, exploring the gardens of upper Tuthill Park, or just being together outdoors as a supportive faith community. Questions? Contact Michelle Anderson (firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-2942, ext. 28) or Deb Harlan (336-2942, ext. 49, or email@example.com).
OSL Dining Out—an evening of dinner and fellowship at a local restaurant—will meet at Shahi Palace India Grill, 2527 S. Shirley Ave., this Friday, June 22, at 5:30 p.m., for good food, good conversation, and good friends you may not have met yet! Contact Norma Steinocker, 261-6099 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The OSL Library’s summer One Church One Read title will be Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. Be sure to check out a copy in the Library, then join the discussion on Sept. 23 in the Conference Room.
“This Changes Everything,” Lutherans Outdoors Day Camp, will be at OSL July 9 through 12, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., for students who have completed kindergarten through fifth grade. NeSoDak staff will bring Bible study, games, worship, arts and crafts, and more. There will be a pizza party kick-off on July 8 at 5:00 p.m., with the final program on July 12 at 2:30 p.m. Register at oslchurch.com/childrens or in The Gathering Place. Cost: $50 per student. Friends are welcome.
Reading Rocks!, the OSL Library’s summer reading program, will run from June 3 through Aug. 5. Each day they check out items, children through adults will receive a treat and submit their checkout receipt into a contest to determine which child, youth, and adult read the most books during the nine-week program. The Library will track and display the number of books read throughout the summer.
OSL supports the Food To You Mobile Food Pantry by donating various food items throughout the year, which will be used by local families in need. The food item for June is tuna and tuna helper; for July it will be macaroni and cheese. Donations may be placed in the marked bins near the south entrance, by the Library.
As a site for the Summer Food Service Program, OSL will be open through Aug. 17 for children through age 18 to enjoy free, nutritious lunches, Monday through Friday, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., in Fellowship Hall. Parents, babysitters, or caring adults should accompany their children. There’s no sign-up, no forms, and no requirements. All are welcome. Questions? Pr. Sami, email@example.com or 336-2942, ext. 12.
Even as people are traveling and vacationing this summer, OSL continues its commitment to Meals on Wheels. Can you help deliver meals on some open days in June and July, and much of August? If you can, contact Sandy Garnas, 338-5440. Training is provided for first-time volunteers in this important ministry!