Kick-Off Sunday is coming right up—Sept. 8 is when OSL revs up fall programming and returns to regular worship hours. Wednesday evening activities will resume on Sept. 11. Here are some things you’ll want to know:

Regular worship hours will resume on Sept. 8: Festive and Celebrate worship services at 8:45 and 11:00 a.m., in the Sanctuary and the Celebrate Center, respectively. Saturday worship time remains at 5:00 p.m.

Everyone is invited to wear your favorite team jersey or shirt on Sept. 8!

Students are invited to come forward during worship services on Sept. 8 to receive a Back-to-School Blessing and a small gift. Bring your backpack, your binder, or simply yourself!

Sunday School and middle-school programming will begin on Sept. 8, at 10:00 a.m.; Wednesday School and Confirmation will kick off on Sept. 11, at 6:00 p.m.—register now! Visit
to register for Frolic, Rotation Sunday School, Rotation Wednesday School, and Connect; visit to sign up for Confirmation and other middle- and high-school programs. Learn more about each of those programs at those web pages.

Youth Ministry Programming—

    A new Middle School Sunday Morning program will begin on Sept. 8, at 10:00 a.m., in the Youth Room: games, service, Bible story, and craft time, plus donuts with Trish.
    At the same time, another year of High School Girls Bible Study will begin, in the Oasis room.
    A new year of Confirmation will kick off on Wednesday, Sept. 11, from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m.
    The new High School Dinner and Homework time will be at 6:30 on Sept. 11, followed by High School Youth Group Kickoff, from 7:00 to 9:00. This year, High School Youth Group has a new focus, beginning with a five-week series, “The Pursuit,” three weeks of teams, activities, and learning about the pursuit of Christ, followed by a week of small-group time and a final week visiting and having a great night with youth from Pueblo de Dios. Questions? Contact John, or 336-2942, ext. 35.

And don’t miss the Kick-Off Sunday Bake Sale, on Sept. 8! Proceeds will benefit the Hope Coalition in its efforts to ensure that every child gets a chance to attend preschool. Want to do some baking? Call the Church Office, 336-2942.