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.
The Advent Fair will be on Nov. 28, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., on the Lower Level. There’ll be Christmas goodies and crafts for the whole family to enjoy. Make an evening of it by sharing supper in The Gathering Place beforehand. Students in grade five and younger must attend Advent Fair stations with a parent or caring adult. There will be no Wednesday School or Confirmation on Nov. 28.
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.
Looking for engaging conversation on matters of faith and life in a fun, informal setting? Join Pr. Randy for Theology Tapped on Thursday, November 29, from 8:00 to 9:30 p.m., at Monk’s House of Ale Repute, 420 E. 8th St.
the annual WELCA Christmas Luncheon will be held on Saturday, Dec. 1, at 11:00 a.m., in The Gathering Place. WELCA Circles will provide an “Old Fashioned Potluck,” and the musical guest will be Short Notice. Tickets ($6 each) may be purchased in the Church Office during the week and at the Information Center on Sunday. Deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, Nov. 30.
Help deliver bags for the homebound on Dec. 2. This is a great family activity! Sign up at the Information Center.
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, on 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.
Nov. 28 is the deadline for middle- and high-school youth to sign up to serve the people of Duluth (July 13 through 19). The cost is $400, with a $100 non-refundable deposit. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, for more information or with any questions.
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.