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!
The Shepherd on the Search helps children discover the joy of searching for the Christ Child during the Advent season. Every Sunday and Wednesday, beginning on Nov. 28, Library patrons who find one of the 12 baby Jesus figures hidden among the shelves will receive a treat and a prize. Be sure to visit the Library and encourage your child to follow the shepherd’s search for the Christ Child.
Christmas at OSL
December 12 and 19 – Weekly Advent worship services, 6:40 to 7:15 P.M., Celebrate Center (Dec. 19 will be a Healing Service)
December 24 –
2:00 p.m. – “Christmas GIFT” (Generations in Faith Together) family worship, Celebrate Center
4:00 p.m. – Celebrate and Festive worship services (Festive worship will be televised on KTTW at 9:00 p.m.)
5:00 p.m. – Christmas Eve Supper, Friendship Room
6:00 p.m. – Festive worship service
10:00 p.m. – Festive worship service
December 25 – Festive worship service, 10:00 a.m.
Let’s take a field trip! All are welcome to join the Connecting Faith and Life group on a field trip to the Center for New Americans, tonight, Thursday, Dec. 6, to learn about their work with and among immigrants in our community. Meet at OSL at 6:00 p.m. to carpool, or meet the group at the CNA, 300 E. 6th St., at 6:30.
Come share in OSL’s second Christmas Eve Gift (Generations IN Faith Together) worship service, on Monday, Dec.24, at 2:00 p.m., beginning in The Gathering Place. This worship service will celebrate the birth of the baby Jesus through interactive storytelling, song, caring conversation, creative expression, and a child-safe Silent Night ritual.
Celebrate the season at Caring Ministries’ Open House! Come enjoy treats and fellowship in the Caring Ministries area on Sunday, Dec. 16, between worship services.
The tradition continues! Join Friendship Club on Dec. 18 for its annual Christmas celebration at the Old Country Store in Nora, S.D. Come sing holiday favorites around a vintage pipe organ, hear stories from Christmases past, and enjoy cider, coffee, and treats around the wood-burning stove. The fun will begin with a Christmas lunch at OSL at noon, then a motorcoach ride to Nora and back to OSL around 4:30. Cost is $15 per person, with lunch being a freewill offering. Sign up at the Information Center or the Church Office, 336-2942. Call Pr. Tim for more information.
High-school students’ Compass Point Backpacking Trip in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Colorado, will be June 15 through 22. Registration forms are available in the Youth Room, or at the Youth Information Center in The Gathering Place, or register online via this link,. Email John, email@example.com, for more information or with any questions.
High School Youth Group will serve at VOA Dakotas Youth Center on Dec. 12, from 4:30 to 6:00 p.m., playing games and hanging out with their youth. This is our opportunity to show care for these students and grow in our faith through service. Click here for more information and to sign up.
Middle school Christmas games and white elephant gift exchange will be on Sunday, Dec. 16, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. The fun will begin with a meal and then move on to Christmas Games in the Gym. Find more info and sign-up at this link. Chaperones are welcome!
High School Progressive Dinner and White Elephant Gift Exchange will be on Dec. 19. High School Youth Group will meet in the Youth Room at 6:45 p.m., then head out into the neighborhood to eat three courses at different locations, ending at Tré Ministries for dessert and gift exchange. Click here for more information or to sign up. Chaperones are invited!
High school youth will head to Okoboji on Jan. 26 and 27 for a fun weekend of bonding, growing in our faith, and fun. Click here for more information and to sign up. Cost for students is $30, plus money for dinner; deadline to sign up is Wednesday, Jan. 9. Parents are invited to help with driving and supervision.