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May 19, 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…
May 21, 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.  
May 21, 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…
May 22, 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.   
May 22, 2022

Quilt Ministry’s Spring 2022 Fundraiser

Get Your Tickets for this Amazing Fundraiser! To help offset rising costs of sheets, batting and supplies, plans are underway to sponsor a fundraiser drawing for two (2) of our beautiful Quilts in April. Tickets will be available at a table in the Narthex before and after services April 9 through April 30 and the drawing will be after Saturday service on April 30. Tickets will be $5/ticket or $20/5 tickets and participants can bid on either one or both…
May 22, 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…
May 24, 2022

Ladies’ Bible Study:
The Sacrament of Happy

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. Currently, the group is reading and discussing The Sacrament of Happy: What a Smiling God Brings to a Wounded Word by Lis Harper. Books are free and available for pick-up in the church office! (click on the above image to be taken to a synopsis of this book) If you have questions, please…
May 24, 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!  
May 25, 2022

Morning Meditation

What and When? Holistic Mentor Shannon Scott and Pastor Terri Church will lead a brief time in prayer, guided visualizations, and silent journal reflection to start the day and get you through the rest of the week on Wednesday mornings, from 8:30-9:00am. Why? Even before the global pandemic, mental health ranked at the top of ongoing needs for most of us. Our Thrive Renewal Process discovered that ALL of our constituent groups have intense needs in the realm of anxiety…
May 25, 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.  
May 25, 2022

Choir Rehearsal

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.  
May 26, 2022

Evangelism Ministry Meeting

Join others on Zoom to discuss how to help others come to know Jesus through Our Saviour’s welcome, worship, ministries, and membership process.   To join the discussion, sit at your computer or smartphone with the microphone and camera on, and follow this link: If you can’t connect by computer, it is also possible to dial in by phone (audio only). Call +1 (301) 715-8592 (USA) and enter Meeting ID: 858 5212 4185 AND Passcode: 493131.  
Jun 4, 2022

Men’s Breakfast

All men — the young and the more seasoned (wink-wink) — of Our Saviour Lutheran Church are invited to come together for a morning meal on the first Saturday of each month at 8:00 am in the church’s Fellowship Hall over which to share Faith, Fellowship and ways to be of Service to our church and our community! To find out more or to see how you can help, please contact Frank Schmid using your church directory or by getting…
Jun 4, 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…
Jun 7, 2022

ECHO Ministry Planning Meeting

ECHO – Experienced Christians Helping Others/Ourselves – Our Saviour Lutheran Church (
Jun 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 4, 2022

Blessing of the Animals

Monday, October 4 at 6:30pm, outdoor altar Bring your furry, feathered or finny friends. . . or photographs of them – to this brief worship service to thank God for them and ask God to bless them on this special Feast Day of St. Francis of Assisi. Recognizing the service some canines provide in police work, all free-will offerings will be donated to the Fauquier Canine and Community Organization to support the work of the Fauquier County Sheriff K-9 Unit. Please…