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.

Health Ministries
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

Footcare Clinic
Cost is $25 per person. Wednesday, January 3, 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

Knitting/Crocheting Ministry
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, January 10 and 24, 9:30 a.m., Sonshine Room.
2nd Saturday Knitters, January 13, 9:30 a.m., Sonshine Room.

Good Grief
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

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.

Friendship Club
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 January 16 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

Footcare Clinics
OSL’s Footcare Clinics are moving to the first Wednesday of each month, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., beginning on January 3. Call the Church Office, 336-2942, to schedule your appointment.

Thanks for the Socks!
Once again this year OSL members came through with dozens of pairs of new socks donated to the SIGH (Stepping Into Good Health) Foot Care Clinic in downtown Sioux Falls. New socks is one of the most frequent requests of homeless people. Thank you for your generous concern for “the other” among us.

Now Hear This
Hearing screenings by Audiology Specialty Clinic staff will be held at OSL on Wednesday, January 24, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. You may sign up for a free 15-minute appointment in the Church Office during the week, or at the Information Center on weekends. If a hearing loss is detected, you will be given information about next steps and determine what actions are best for you. Questions? Contact Michelle Anderson, RN, FCN, 336-2942, ext. 28, or

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.

Shotokan Karate Meets at OSL
Karate is a way to physical well-being and health, stamina, mental focus, self-defense, character building, and self-confidence! Shotokan Karate meets at OSL, in the Labyrinth Room, on Tuesdays, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.; Thursdays, noon to 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.; and Fridays, noon to 1:00 p.m. Classes are for students age eight and up.

Classes are not sponsored by OSL, but are led by Jeff Trammell, a Seventh Degree Black Belt holder with more than 45 years of experience and a Certified Instructor of the International Shotokan Karate Federation. Contact him (261-9003) for more details, including costs. OSL member and college/university rates are available. Visit
for more information.

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