Announcements for March 16-17, 2019


Senior Youth Group, March 17—St. Patrick’s Day festivities at the Bonnaire home. RSVP to Nancy Griffin-Bonnaire, 703-407-3984.

Quilt Ministry Celebration!Honoring World Quilting Day, our Quilt Ministry is having drawings for two beautiful quilts! Buy your tickets before & after services on March 16-17.  $5/ticket.  $20/5 tickets. Free World Quilting Day bookmark & OSLC pen for all!

The Word in the Windows Class—Sundays March 10-thru Lent, 9:30-10:15am in the Nave/Library.

Children’s Handbells—Sun., Fellowship Hall, 12-2pm.

Sat. Music Leader SearchCathy Cogdill, Voices of Praise, and the Council seek your input for our search for a new Saturday leader. If you have something to say, ask, or offer, please contact her at 540-349-8353


Lenten Wednesdays, OSLC Then and NowJoin us for a Soup Supper at 6pm, Evening Prayer at 7pm. Soup is courtesy of these ministries: Mar 20-Council; Mar 27-Choirs; Apr 3-Quilt Ministry; Apr 10-Men’s Group. Sandy Benfit 540-272-1673,

“Counting 48”Thursday, March 21 (10am-2pm) helping hands are needed to select 48 fabric squares in coordinating colors and/or patterns on the tables and put them in a Ziploc bag! Our Quilting Ministry will take it from there for Lutheran World Relief.

VBS Meeting—Thursday, March 21 in Room 7, 7-8pm. Abigail Compton

Ask, Thank, Tell: Growing Generous StewardshipThe Virginia Synod’s one-day Stewardship education event on Saturday, March 23, from 9am-3pm. Cost is $15 per person. To register for the simulcast, go to For more information, go to

Annual Church Cleanup Day April 6—Please join the Men’s Group/Property Committee for breakfast at 8am, then clean-up from 9:00am-noon. Mike Burkholder,, 540-878-9537.

World Cuisines for April 6 Potluck How about pot stickers, cabbage rolls, Niçoise salad or purple potato salad. Bring any dish you like to share. Dish-less? Come anyway. We always have plenty. Clean-up help is always appreciated. Contact Tamar Yager at 540-631-7222 or

Easter Flowers—Order your Easter flowers now. Forms are in the narthex. Bouquets consist of tulips, lilies and jonquils. $10 each. Order by April 11.

SAVE THE DATE:  May 10, Fauquier Habitat/ Women Build Trivia Night. $10/dinner, $10/ trivia. Krista Coyner 540-270-6698,

Conserve Energy—Last people out, please make sure the bathroom lights/fans & all room lights are off and all doors locked. Thank you!

Help Somebody at Risk The CDC encourages Americans to learn about warning signs of suicide. A resource is the website To reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Reminder to Those with Keys to OSLC—After attending a church event or activity, please make sure to lock the front door on your way out to ensure the security of the facility (even if people are left behind, they can get out). Thank you!

Online Giving—To donate by credit or bank card, go to donate or use  your  QR reader to read this code.