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!
Time for a little madness—Midnight Madness happens this Sunday, May 13, from 6:00 to midnight. Augustana University students will come over for an evening of study, relaxation, recreation—and pizza!—as they prepare for finals. Thanks to all who have donated time, food, or financial support, and thanks to everyone for supporting OSL’s Augie neighbors.
Faithful Living + Joyful Giving: Generosity is one of OSL’s core values, but do you experience joy in your giving? Do you ever wish you could? Would you like to experience even greater joy in giving? The good news is that you can, by following six proven steps that will take you deeper in your faith. Join Pr. Randy for the wrap-up session of this six-week Bible study this Wednesday, May 16, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., in the Conference Room. All are welcome.
Parents with children from birth through fifth grade are invited to Muffins with Mom & Dad, OSL Sunday and Wednesday School’s year-end party for parents with children from birth through fifth grade, will be this Sunday, May 13, from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m., in Fellowship Hall. This shared time will include games, a photo booth, and laughing through activities over scrumptious muffins. This will be in lieu of children attending Sunday School alone.
A Question of Faith will be this weekend’s Second Saturday Movie, on May 12 at 2:30 p.m. in the Holy Word Theatre. Make a day of it with the movie, followed by worship at 5:00 and dinner afterward!
Middle School 2nd Sunday Fun Day Mystery Movie will be on May 20, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m., in the Youth Room. Come for a fun movie with a hidden message, pop, and popcorn, and bring a friend. This event is free!
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’s Men’s Bible Breakfast 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 on May 19. For more details, contact Pr. Tim Lemme, email@example.com or 336-2942, ext. 19.
Sign up for Vacation Bible School—Shipwrecked: Rescued by Jesus! VBS will meet from June 11 through 14, 9:00 a.m. to noon, for children age three through fifth grade. Details and registration are at oslchurch.com.
Lutherans Outdoors Day Camp, “This Changes Everything,” 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. Details and registration are at oslchurch.com.
Food to You Mobile Food Pantry distribution will be on May 17 at Augustana Lutheran Church, 235 N. Prairie Ave., at 5:00 p.m. Sign up at the Information Center to be one of the OSL volunteers assisting with set-up and distribution of food to our neighbors. Youth volunteers are welcome! Contact Jack Dyvig, 351-1889, with questions.
The Summer Food Service Program will return to OSL this year. In 2017, OSL served over 8,000 free meals to young people in the community through this partnership with Embe. You can be a part of this exciting ministry in two ways, as a volunteer (as your schedule allows) or as the part-time Site Coordinator, keeping track of the number of meals served and other administrative details from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. each day. Contact Pr. Sami, firstname.lastname@example.org or 336-2942, ext. 12, if you wish to be involved.