Announcements for April 13-14, 2019


Palm Sunday Eve service—5:30pm April 13.

Palm Sunday services—8:00 and 10:30am April 14.


Easter Sunday Morning Fun!—Stay for Brunch at 9:15 (bring a dish to share if you can). Soon after, watch the children’s delight as they hunt for Easter Eggs (bring your baskets). Then it’s craft time and storytelling!  Fun for all!

Special Guest PreacherThe Rev. John Wertz will join us for worship on Saturday, April 27 and Sunday, April 28. Pastor Wertz is our synod’s Director of Evangelical Outreach. Many of our young people know him from his years of helping organize the Junior High Servant Event. His presentation on evangelism at OSLC’s Council Retreat was a such a hit, we have been eager to welcome him to our pulpit.

SAFE House in Culpeper—Social Ministry is collecting cleaning supplies for its residents. Wish Lists are in the narthex. Please place your donations in the collection box in Fellowship Hall by April 28. Questions? Fred Koozer,

SAVE THE DATE:  May 10, Fauquier Habitat/ Women Build Trivia Night. $10/dinner at 6:00pm, $10/ trivia starts at 7:00pm. Krista Coyner 540-270-6698,

Mark Your Calendars NowJune 17-21, for Who Is My Neighbor? Vacation Bible School! Children will have fun, while learning about the Bible and their neighbors near and far. VBS will be held 9:00am-12pm on Mon. and 9:30am-12pm Tue.–Fri. Contact Abigail Compton
If you can help, sign up at or call 757-897-7215. We can use volunteers who have only weekend time to spare to help us prepare, or only part of the week, as well as those who can experience the full week.

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!

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