Announcements for March 23-24, 2019


Handbells Play at Both Sunday Services—Delight to the melodious tones of “Softly and Tenderly” led by Susan Kiser and her team of ringers.

The Word in the Windows Class—Sundays March 10-thru Lent, 9:30-10:15am in the Nave/Library.

Children’s Handbells—Sunday, Fellowship Hall, 12-2pm.

Quilt Drawing Winners, A Huge Success!—Heartfelt thanks to our very generous congregation and everyone who helped us raise an amazing $703 dollars!  That’s batting for 45 Quilts or 135 sheets! Janice McIlvoy won the pink themed quilt & Yvonne Rodgers won the blue themed quilt. Congratulations!


Lenten Wednesdays, OSLC Then and NowJoin us for a Soup Supper at 6pm, Evening Prayer at 7pm. Soup is courtesy of these ministries: March 27-Choirs; April 3-Quilt Ministry; April 10-Men’s Group. Sandy Benfit 540-272-1673,

Saturday Music Leader Search—Cathy Cogdill, Voices of Praise, and the Council seek your input for our search for a new Saturday leader. If you have something to say, ask, or offer, please contact her at 540-349-8353

Annual Church Cleanup Day April 6—Please join the Men’s Group/Property Committee for breakfast at 8am, then clean-up from 9:00am-noon. Mike Burkholder, 540-878-9537,

World Cuisines for April 6 Potluck —How about pot stickers, cabbage rolls, Niçoise salad or purple potato salad. Bring any dish of you like to share. Dish-less? Come anyway. We always have plenty. Clean-up help is always appreciated. Contact Tamar Yager at 540-631-7222 or

Senior Youth Group Meets April 7—Come for dark games & pizza in Room 7 6-8pm. Contact Abigail Compton,, 757-897-7215.

Easter Flowers—Order your Easter flowers now. Forms are in the bulletin. Beautiful tulips, lilies and jonquils. $10 per pot. Order by April 11.

SAVE THE DATE:  May 10, Fauquier Habitat/ Women Build Trivia Night. $10/dinner, $10/ trivia. Krista Coyner 540-270-6698,

VBS Is June 17-21 this Year—Want to help? Contact Abigail Compton at 757-897-7215,

Conserve Energy—Last ones out, please turn off room lights, bathroom lights/fans and lock doors when you leave to save electricity and secure the building.

Help Somebody at Risk The CDC encourages Americans to learn about warning signs of suicide. A resource is the website To reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

Reminder to Those with Keys to OSLC—After attending a church event or activity, please make sure to lock the front door on your way out to ensure the security of the facility (even if people are left behind, they can get out). Thank you!

Online Giving—To donate by credit or bank card, go to donate or use  your  QR reader to read this code.