OSL’s Memory Care Support Group for Caregivers meets weekly on Saturdays at 10:00 a.m., in Fellowship Hall. Masks are encouraged. Contact Michelle Anderson, RN, Faith Community Nurse, 336-2942, ext. 28, or email@example.com, with questions.
Things to Note…
Imagining Scriptural Encounters in the New Normal is the theme of this year’s Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge. Presented by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the annual Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge is an endowed theological lecture series that seeks to enliven the biblical engagement of the whole church by encouraging the development of faithful, innovative and effective ways to teach and learn Scripture. This year’s challenge will comprise four online events, free to the public. Find details and a link to registration here.
OSL Youth & Children’s Ministry will host a Trunk or Treat on Wednesday, October 20, inviting costumed children from the congregation and neighborhood to walk through the OSL parking lot and stop at vehicles with decorated trunks to receive candy and non-food treats, from 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Everyone from the congregation is welcome to sign up to decorate your trunk and/or donate treats. Find all the details and sign up here. This will be in lieu of regular Wednesday programming that evening. The sign-up deadline is October 13. All students grade five and younger must attend with a parent/caring adult. Questions? Contact Melissa Nesdahl, Director of Faith Formation, firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Matter of Balance an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels, returns to OSL on Mondays, through November 15, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. The program is for anyone who has restricted activities because of falling concerns or is interested in improving balance, flexibility, and strength. Registration is required: call 334-4440 or visit www.sanfordhealth.org, keyword balance. Questions? Contact Michelle Anderson, 336-2942, ext. 28, or Karla Cazer, 339-7295, and leave a message.
Every week or so, Our Savior’s Communications produces a short Information Video of upcoming events, activities, and opportunities. It’s shown at the Welcome Center and on monitors in the Sanctuary and Celebrate Center before worship services. And it’s posted to the OSL website as well, so if you haven’t been by for a while, or you’d just like a closer look, find the videos here!
If you’re worshiping from home, you can fully participate in the OSL community’s worship life. Here’s how:
• View (or print) weekly worship materials at oslchurch.com.
• Watch worship services on TV: Celebrate: 9:00 a.m., FOX-TV (channel 46.2); Festive: 1:00 p.m., KSCB (cable channel 30; channel 53).
• Catch live-stream worship services at facebook.com/oslchurchsf: Celebrate, 8:45 a.m.; Festive, 11:00 a.m.
• Watch recorded services at oslchurch.com, uploaded on Monday.
• Praise God, from whom all blessings flow!
SAIL (Stay Active and Independent for Life) is a strength, balance and fitness class offered through Sanford Health and specifically designed for adults 65+. Free classes are tailored to older adults who are active and wish to maintain or increase their fitness level. Classes take place at Sanford Wellness Center and Active Generations. For more information or to register (required), call (605) 333-4440 or visit sanfordhealth.org keyword: SAIL.
Opportunities to Help
OSL supports the Food to You Mobile Food Pantry by donating various food items to help local families in need, and helping with food distributions. The item for November is peanut butter; for December, tuna and tuna helper. Always appreciated are toothpaste, shampoo, and deodorant for Hygiene Packs. Place your donations in the marked bins near the south entrance, by the Library.