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

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

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, read the motion put forth by the Finance Committee and Council. Many thanks to Bonnie McQuillan, Tom Bartkiewicz, Bob & Betsy Springman, Sandy Benfit, Rod Kastrup, Chuck Heiman, and Pastor Terri for their work on the Finance Committee. To read the motion…

Weekly Worship for Sunday, April 26, 2020

Our Saviour is excited to offer a “Virtual Church” experience again this weekend. This is a way for us to come together in worship while remaining safe and healthy at home.

Sunday, April 26, 2020 | 10:00 am

A single service will be broadcast at 10:00 am on Sunday via Facebook Live.

Access Weekly Worship page here.

The entire text of the sermon will be posted to the Weekly Worship page later.

Virtual Coffee Hour on Sundays

Feeling isolated?  Going stir crazy? Eager to catch up with friends? Join other OSLC folks after our 10:00 am Sunday virtual worship service – probably about 11:15 am.

You may need to enter the Meeting ID: 732 534 989 to join the conversation.

Or you can simply call in from any phone. Call +1 301 715 8592  and enter the same Meeting ID: 732 534 989

Thirty-three … 

That’s how many masks Julie Knisely made for employees at Blue Ridge Christian Home assisted living facility in Bealeton. Thanks, Julie! And thank you, Deb Stewart, Sarah Rees and Emily Ashby, for helping OSLC staff, The Villa at Suffield Meadows, and local businesses who have asked for masks.

Are you making masks or finding other ways to help? Let us know.

Kid & Family Home Lessons Page

We have added a new page to the website to provide home lessons for kids. This page has resources for parents, activities for kids and videos you can watch together. See last week’s lesson for the Second Sunday of Easter about Doubting Thomas. Check back for more lessons each week.

Worship in the News 

Our Saviour was one of the congregations highlighted in the Fauquier Times. Buy papers and read them!
To read the article:
As you can tell from the empty church photos, we miss you all!

Know any essential personnel needing child care?

Send them to us and our long-time partners, Fauquier Community Child Care, as they provide day care for the children of essential personnel. See this Fauquier Now article  for more information:

Please Remember to Donate

OSLC depends on weekly donations to keep the church operational. With your help, OSLC will continue to be the church even if we aren’t able to be in the same physical location. Your willingness to invest your time, talents, and financial resources in being church together matters – your generosity matters!
Click here to find out all the giving options, including mailing a check or giving electronically, to help you consider ways you can share a gift and make an impact.

Did you miss news updates from previous weeks?

No worries! You can read up on what’s been happening at Our Saviour Lutheran Church by going to our our Latest News blog posts here.


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