Posts from April 2020

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We Mourn the Passing of Arlen Wayne Ingman

by OSLC

October 13, 1932 – April 24, 2020 Arlen Wayne Ingman, age 87, a resident of Warrenton, VA entered the Kingdom Eternal on Friday, April 24. He and his family moved from upstate New York to Virginia in 1972. Nicknamed “Swede”, he was Lutheran through and through. Arlen was an active member of Our Saviour Lutheran Church since […]

The Messenger – May 2020

by Yvette Pfeiffer

  CHRIST IS RISEN! HE IS RISEN INDEED! This is the shout of triumph with which Christians greet the feast of the Resurrection. It is a reminder that our fears and hopes lie equally in the hands of a mighty God. This Easter more than most, we need to hear the promise and take it […]

The Messenger – April 2020

by Yvette Pfeiffer

Coming together is an essential part of the Christian life. Every week since the first Easter, we have gathered as a community, sharing a meal and a message of hope, trusting that Jesus is there among us. The Bible drives this home. The New Testament word for “church” is ekklesia, which means “assembly.” St. Paul […]

News Update for Friday, April 24 — Thursday, April 30

by Yvette Pfeiffer

Check out our news highlights reel! Results of April 22 Congregational Meeting: Resounding Approval! At a special meeting of the congregation, Our Saviour Lutheran Church used the quite-unusual format of a Zoom Poll (plus message and phone call), to vote in favor of applying for a loan made available through the CARES Act. For more info, […]

Prayer at Home

by Yvette Pfeiffer

by Tina Korte Prayer at home #10 Dear God, Lord of the Universe,                                                                                                                                                Teach me how to pray in the good and fruitful times and the hard and devastating times. I hear the birds singing.  I see the sunrise and that perfect pink zinnia growing in the pot on my patio. In the morning after […]

News Update for Friday, April 17 — Thursday, April 23

by Yvette Pfeiffer

Congregational Meeting on Wednesday, April 22 at 7:00 pm As announced last Friday, Council has called a special meeting of the congregation for the purpose of considering application for a Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection loan. Click here to be taken to this event for more information and how to “attend” this virtual meeting. Your voice […]

News for Good Friday and the week of April 12

by Yvette Pfeiffer

Breaking News — Congregational Meeting on Wednesday, April 22, at 7:00pm Council has called a special meeting of the congregation for the purpose of considering application for a Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection loan. Click this event for more information and how to “attend” this virtual meeting. Your voice and vote matter! Weekly Worship for […]

Remote Meetings and Virtual Coffee Hour – Using Zoom

by OSLC

In order to facilitate remote committee meetings and the weekly virtual coffee hour, OSLC has chosen Zoom, an online meeting application (app). This allows a “Host” to schedule a meeting and then for “attendees” to join your call. Those who would like to participate in events conducted on Zoom, will need to download the Zoom […]

Christ in Our Home – Free Daily Email Subscription

by Yvette Pfeiffer

Christ in Our Home is a devotional resource that encourages readers to live out their faith daily published by Augsburg Fortress. Each reflective reading is accompanied by a daily scripture reference and prayer for the day that follows the Revised Common Lectionary. To assist with devotional life during this crisis, Augsburg Fortress is offering a limited-time […]

News for the Week of April 5th – Holy Week

by OSLC

Weekly Worship for Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020 To keep our members and neighbors safe, Our Saviour is not holding in-person worship services for the time being. But we WILL worship. And we CAN stay connected as a community of faith through our website, phone, email, social media and other technologies. We all miss being […]