Getting Dinner to the Doors
A dedicated group of volunteers and Caring Ministry board members braved blizzard conditions last month to help make another successful Dinner to Your Door meal preparation session! Almost 50 meals were prepared. Dinner to Your Door meals are given to OSL members who might benefit from a having a ready-to-heat meal during a time of illness or situational challenge or crisis. Thank you for your generous support of this ministry!
Roll up Your Sleeve!
The Sioux Falls Community Blood Bank Blood Mobile will be back at OSL on Sunday, April 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. At some point on that date OSL will hit its 1000th donation milestone, and you can help make that happen and help save lives to boot! Watch for sign-up details soon.
Our Savior’s has a number of ongoing health ministries that meet on a weekly or monthly basis. Feel free to join any of the following sessions. For more information, contact Michelle Anderson, Faith Community Nurse, 336-2942, ext. 48, or email@example.com.
Cost is $25 per person. Wednesday, February 7, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Call the Church Office, 336-2942, to schedule your appointment.
Hope for Living with
Illness or Cancer
Every Tuesday at 2:00 p.m. in the Friendship Room. People and their families who have or are experiencing the challenge of cancer are welcome. If you cannot attend, but would like to be on our prayer and devotional mailing list, contact Michelle Anderson, Faith Community Nurse, 336-2942, ext. 48, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Learn how to knit or crochet prayer shawls (to be given to people to remind them of God’s presence and love in their lives) and mittens and scarves (for missions).
Wednesday, February 14 and 28, 9:30 a.m., Sonshine Room.
2nd Saturday Knitters, February 10, 9:30 a.m., Sonshine Room.
Every Thursday at 10:00 a.m. in Room 103. Offers support to anyone dealing with loss and crisis in their lives.
Memory Care Support Group
Saturdays, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., Office Conference Room. For caregivers of those with Alzheimer’s and dementia, the group is a place for caregivers to share and to receive understanding and empathy. Contact Michelle Anderson, Faith Community Nurse, 336-2942, ext. 48, or email@example.com.
OSL-sponsored Pickleball: Mondays, 8:00 a.m. to noon and 5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Tuesdays, 8:00 a.m. to noon
Wednesdays and Fridays, 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Thursdays, 1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
OSL’s Friendship Club will meet as usual on the third Tuesday of the month, at 10:30 a.m., in the Friendship Room. Lunch will follow the presentation. Details are still being worked out as The Intercom goes to press, but you can be certain that the February 20 presentation will be informative and the fellowship will be fun. Don’t miss it! Bring a friend!
For more information, contact Pr. Tim Lemme, 336-2942 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Men of God
OSL’s Men’s Bible Breakfast 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 on February 3 and February 17. For more details, contact Pr. Tim Lemme, email@example.com or 336-2942, ext. 19.
Recent Loss Group
The next Recent Loss Group series will meet on Wednesdays, February 28 through March 21, from 5:30 p.m., in the Chapel. Members may partake of OSL Community Supper before the meetings, at 5:00 in The Gathering Place. Also, members of the group are invited and encouraged to attend the Lenten Healing Service on March 28.
Where to Find Yoga Classes?
Yoga is not currently available at OSL, but for those who wish to continue or begin yoga exercise, First Lutheran offers classes with certified instructors who integrate faith and exercise. Yoga at First Lutheran is offered on Monday evenings, from 5:45 to 6:45; Thursday afternoons (chair yoga), from 1:30 to 2:30; and Fridays, from noon to 1:00 p.m. Cost: a freewill offering ($5 suggested). For information about Monday and Thursday classes, contact Jeff Nelson, 940-6008; for Friday class, contact Gretchen Borgum, (515) 421-5242.