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 story of the Magi will come to life on Sunday, Jan. 6, with live camels at OSL! Celebrate the 12th Day of Christmas by getting your picture taken with the camels near the south entrance, between 9:30 and 11:00 a.m.
You belong here! You’ll make a difference, meet new friends in faith, and deepen your walk with God when you join OSL. Contact Loretta, 336-2942, ext. 14, or firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot at New Member Orientation on Saturday, Jan. 19, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m. New members will be received at worship services on Jan. 26 and 27.
All are welcome to the Cross+Gen Event on Jan. 13, from 10:00 to 10:50 a.m., in Fellowship Hall. Epiphany is a season of home blessing, so come make cross-shaped string art to display in your home. Children grade five and younger must attend with a parent or caring adult. This event is in lieu of regular Sunday School and MSYG.
Delaine Shay, a longtime member of OSL and volunteer coordinator for OSL’s Addiction Ministries, will discuss her book And Then, We Laughed: A Memoir of Hope & Healing on Sunday, Jan. 13, at 10:00 a.m., in the Celebrate Center. And Then, We Laughed is an intimate story of perseverance, courage, faith, and humor despite life’s toughest challenges, and how God took a mess and made it a message.
The St. Olaf Choir will begin its 2019 Winter Tour with a concert at Our Savior’s, on Saturday, Jan. 19, at 7:00 p.m. Comprised of 75 mixed voices, the choir is the premier a cappella choir in the United States. The ensemble’s annual tour brings its artistry and message to thousands of people across the nation and around the world. Visit wp.stolaf.edu/stolaf-choir to purchase tickets.
Looking for engaging conversation on matters of faith and life in a fun, informal setting? Then join Pr. Randy for Theology Tapped on Thursday, Jan. 24, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m., at Monk’s House of Ale Repute, 420 E. 8th St.
The Second Saturday Movie, on Jan. 12, will be Beautifully Broken, the true story of three families struggling to find hope and safety amid the devastation of war. Make a day of it with the movie at 2:30 in the Holy Word Theatre, followed by worship at 5:00 in the Sanctuary, and dinner afterward in The Gathering Place!
OSL will raise up its new Buddy Bench Ministry , which you read about in the December Intercom, on Sunday, Jan. 13. Stop by the entrance to Caring Ministries between worship services to learn more about the Buddy Bench and how it will serve Our Savior’s.
Parents’ Night Out will be on Friday, Jan. 18, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Register by contacting Nancy Heesch, email@example.com, with and ages of your children (ages one through eight).
OSL will celebrate the Baptism of Our Lord Milestone on Jan. 13, for everyone baptized in 2018. Come for Family Time with Pr. Sami at 10:00 a.m., in the Friendship Room, where this milestone in faith will be honored and you will be blessed with a gift. The milestone will be recognized during Kidtalk at all worship services.
Sunday, Jan. 13, will be the first annual Middle School Glow Games, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., in the Youth Room. John went crazy the night after Halloween, buying glow-in-the-dark gear, so now middle schoolers get to enjoy a night of crazy games and activities where everything glows!
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.