Posts from May 2021

Posts from May 2021

Christian Education Working Group — Forming Now!

Help Plan Our Saviour’s Faith Formation Structure for the Future! As we prepare for the start of the 2021-22 school year, the Faith Team leaders are gathering a few dedicated folks to plan the schedule and programs for faith formation for all ages. If you know someone who would be a good candidate for this project, want to volunteer, or just want to submit some input, let us know. See “Growing Younger—An OSLC-wide Book Study” event here for a broader…

Personal Hygiene Kits as part of Fauquier County Food Distribution Coalition

As part of the food distribution effort for FCFDC, it has come to our attention that the cost of personal hygiene items is not covered by SNAP (i.e., food stamps). This includes daily essential items for basic hygiene such as bath soap, hand soap, shampoo, tooth paste, toothbrushes, etc.—anything that is not food. We are asking folks at OSLC and from other churches in the area to donate these things to be given out at the June food distribution on…

Social Ministry – Summer 2021 Project

Children’s Summer Meals At last report from Department of Social Services (DSS), over 3,000 Fauquier County children receive breakfast and/or lunch through the School Nutrition Program. While on summer vacation, there may be only a limited program. Please help for the months of June and July by purchasing some or all the items listed below, placing them in a bag marked “Children Summer Meals”, and dropping them off at OSLC by Sunday, June 13 AND/OR Sunday, July 11. Additionally, you…

The Messenger: June 2021

On the Feast of Pentecost, we heard the wonderful story of the Holy Spirit coming upon the disciples of Jesus, and giving them the power to proclaim the Gospel in every language.  That story is a sign of the essential unity among all Christians.  Whether Greek or Jew, as Saint Paul says – or Phrygian or Cappadocian, or American or Korean, Lutheran or Presbyterian – we are all one in Christ. Over the past year, we have been separated by…

Continuity of Ministry Update: Masks

Updated Gathering Guidelines Based on the CDC and Virginia State guidelines, people coming to OSLC are not expected to wear a mask in the building if they ARE fully vaccinated. Based on those same guidelines, we do ask that you please wear a mask if you are NOT fully vaccinated. Of course, feel free to wear a mask if it makes you more comfortable. During worship, separate areas have been set apart for those with mask and those without. Please…

Worship During COVID (3)

Updated as of May 19, 2021 Welcome to Worship — In Person and Online!     … and no masks if you are fully vaccinated. Please see the Continuity of Ministry Committee’s update as of 5/19/2021 on gathering guidelines and masks here. We have in-person and online worship for both our contemporary service (with Voices of Praise) on Saturdays at 5:30pm and our traditional service on Sundays at 10:00am. When you arrive Keep 6 feet apart and wear your mask.…

Call for Names of 2021 – AND 2020 – Grads!

Please share with us who it is that we can celebrate! Our Saviour Lutheran Church wants to celebrate all those who, in the years 2020 or 2021, graduated high school, college, or higher education, as well as those who completed a trade school program or military service. (However, we will use terms traditionally related to graduation and school.) Please use the comments to fill in any gaps or share appropriate information. Click HERE to Submit Name(s) and Pertinent Information. Unless…

Voices of Praise Special Guests

Voices of Praise, the house band for Saturday evening worship, would love to have special guests join them! We know there are musicians among us who don’t have the time to commit to weekly rehearsals. Will you share your talent during a single worship service or a single song? We’ll be your back-up band if you’re a singer! If you play an instrument, play with us! This is a great way to share your talent during the summer without a…