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.
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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
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…
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.…
Dec 6, 2022
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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.
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…
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.
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…
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 /…
Dec 10, 2022
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.
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…
Dec 15, 2022
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Dec 20, 2022
Dec 27, 2022
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Dec 28, 2022
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…
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 bring…