October 2022

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Oct 8, 2022

VoP Set-up and Run-through

Voices of Praise set-up and run-through will begin at 3:00 pm and take place until just before worship service, which begins at 5:30 pm.  
Oct 8, 2022

Contemporary Weekly Worship

Both In-person and Online Our weekly Saturday service offers the ancient faith in a modern and informal style. Music at this service is led by our house band, Voices of Praise. Their style blends contemporary, bluegrass, folk and classical. The roster has changed a little over the years, but the sense of teamwork and the zeal for God’s work has never flagged.  The members of Voices of Praise do not think of themselves as performers, but as worship leaders, inviting…
Oct 9, 2022

“Simple” Traditional Weekly Worship

Currently being held in-person only.   Please join us for our weekly early Sunday “Simple” service with traditional liturgy, an inspiring sermon, and holy communion. Our Sunday morning “Simple” service is spoken word only and vintage Lutheranism: liturgical but not stuffy, with a constant focus on God’s love, communicated through the Word and Sacraments.   
Oct 9, 2022

Sunday School for Children and Youth

We have an active Sunday School program at OSLC that start from age 2 up through adult. Children in the 5th grade and under begin each Sunday at 9:00 in the main sanctuary with an opening prayer and then go to their classes. Young adults and adults meet in other rooms of the church. Enroll in a Class Learn more
Oct 9, 2022

Adult Sunday School Class — Animate

The Adult Sunday School class began a new program from ELCA’s Sparkhouse publishing house this September (2022). The program is called Animate. Materials will be emailed each week or can be picked up the week before or the day of the class. Like many of our recent classes, there is a video component to each session. Sessions we’ll be discussing include: God – Faith is a Quest (Sept. 11) Religion – Spirituality is not enough (Sept. 18) Jesus – The…
Oct 9, 2022

Traditional Weekly Worship

Currently being held in-person and online.   Please join us for our weekly Sunday service with traditional music and liturgy, an inspiring sermon, and holy communion. Our Sunday morning services are vintage Lutheranism: liturgical but not stuffy, with a constant focus on God’s love, communicated through the Word and Sacraments. If you like classic hymns, a booming organ, the voices of a choir raised in song — and a few moments of silence for prayer and meditation — this is the…
Oct 11, 2022

Ladies’ Bible Study:
The Gospel of Mark

Please join Barbara Brown and other ladies of the church on Tuesday mornings at 10am in the church’s Library to study, pray and grow in faith together. The group will be reading and discussing The Gospel of Mark: The Jesus We’re Aching For by Lisa Harper once the group resumes meeting on August 16, 2022 after a summer hiatus. Books will be free and are being ordered. Once they arrive and are available for pick-up, this page will be updated.…
Oct 11, 2022

Weekly News Items Deadline

Please submit any news items for the weekly email blast and printed news to by 9:00 am. Thank you!  
Oct 12, 2022

Confirmation Education

Confirmation teaches baptized Christians who wish to become Lutheran Martin Luther’s theology on the Ten Commandments, the Apostles’ Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, Baptism, Confession, and the Eucharist. … Students usually take confirmation classes through 7th and 8th grade. For enrollment, contact the church office or one of the pastors.  
Oct 12, 2022

Senior High Youth Group

Calling All Senior High Youth! Let’s try a new thing! Beginning September 21, youth group meetings will be held on Wednesday nights at 6:00 in the youth room (rm. # 7 off the Fellowship Hall). Please join us for pizza and planning during the first two meetings (9/21 & 9/28). A fun Saturday outing is in the works, and details will be coming your way soon. Meanwhile, come join us during those first couple of meetings to help plan things…
Oct 12, 2022

Adult Choir Rehearsal

Adult Choir Rehearsal will begin at 7:30 pm on Wednesdays in the Sanctuary/Nave but use of the space to set-up for this event will begin at 7:00 pm.  
Oct 13, 2022

Dave’s Class —
Enter the Bible: Revelation

Dave’s Thursday Morning Class Join Dave Raecke and others in person in Room # 6 off of the Fellowship Hallow (or via Zoom – see link & meeting info below) on Thursday mornings at 10:00 starting September 8, 2022, for a 6-session study on Revelation.  This class is offered in-person in room #6 and on-line via zoom. Zoom Link: ID:  324 473 7047Passcode: not required; you will enter a “Waiting Room” when trying to join the meeting and will…
Oct 13, 2022

Adult Bible Study with Pastor Michael

A Sneak Peak at the Weekly Readings! Each week, we read a series of lessons together in worship, and hear a sermon that touches on at least one of them. But wouldn’t it be great if we knew which lessons we would hear in advance, so that we could understand them more deeply? If only there were some way to get a sneak peak. Good news: there is! Each Thursday, Pastor Michael will introduce us to the lectionary for the…
Oct 13, 2022

Handbell Choir Rehearsal

Does This Ring a Bell? Not by itself! ― It needs you to ring it! Now that social distancing is behind us, we are bringing handbell / handchime music back into worship. If you already have experience or if you are interested in learning to play handbells / handchimes, please contact Rhoda Thompson through your church directory or the church office (or in person on Saturdays at the 5:30 worship service). This is for anyone interested in playing handbells /…
Oct 15, 2022

Monthly Newsletter Items Deadline

Please submit any news items for the monthly newsletter (The Messenger) to by 10:00 am on the 15th of the month. Thank you!  
Oct 22, 2022

Halloween Party for Middle & High School Youth

Calling All Youth (grades 6-12), Ghouls and Goblins – It’s time to get your spooky on for the OSLC Halloween Bash! Join us in costume at the church on Saturday, October 22 from 6:30-8:30 pm for spooky treats, eerie games, and frighteningly fun time! Everyone is welcome to bring a friend or two for this thrilling and chilling event.  For more info and/or to RSVP, contact Kristen Maynard through your church directory or by reaching out to the church office,…
Oct 29, 2022

Senior High Youth Outdoor Adventure: Verdun Adventure Bound

We will meet at the church at 8:45 am on Saturday, October 29 and carpool to Rixeyville, VA, returning to the church at 4:15 pm. Bring a bag lunch (your own water bottle is always a good idea, too) and be ready for some fun and challenging activities, including ropes courses. Invite a friend! The cost per participant is $40. RSVP by October 12 to be part of this event: Hope you can make it!
Nov 1, 2022

ECHO Ministry Planning Meeting

ECHO – Experienced Christians Helping Others/Ourselves – Our Saviour Lutheran Church (
Nov 5, 2022

Prayer Shawl Ministry

Prayer Shawl Ministry resumes monthly meetings starting Saturday, May 1, 2021 from 4:00-5:00 pm. Join us in the library every first Saturday of the month at 4pm to sit and knit (or crochet or loom knit!), or just to visit. If our group exceeds the safety limits for the space, we will move to the Fellowship Hall. Please remember to wear a mask. This group welcomes everyone with an interest in the ministry of creating handmade shawls, blankets, and prayer…