Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Nov 30, 2022

Senior High Youth Group

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…
Nov 30, 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.  
Dec 1, 2022

Morning Meditation — Fall 2022

What and When?  Holistic Mentor Shannon Scott with the help of Beverly Gonzales 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 Thursday mornings, from 8:30 – 9:00 am. Why? Research shows that loving-kindness meditation is “dose-dependent”—the more you do, the more powerful the effects. One of the key benefits of loving-kindness meditation is reduced negative emotions like anxiety and depression and…
Dec 1, 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…
Dec 3, 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…
Dec 4, 2022

Sunday School for Children and Youth

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
Dec 4, 2022

Adult Sunday School —
The Journey

The Journey: Walking the Road to Bethlehem The Journey. It’s a story that you know by heart, but “The Journey” combines historical information and archaeology with Adam Hamilton’s (author of the Lord’s Prayer study we did over the summer) insights to give a new perspective on the story of Mary and Joseph’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem. Join us at 9:00am on Sundays from November 27 through December 18 as Tom Bartkiewicz leads the Adult Sunday School class on this…
Dec 6, 2022

Ladies’ Bible Study:
The Gospel of Mark

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 11, 2022

Children’s Sunday School Christmas Party

At Sunday School on December 11, elementary school aged children will enjoy seasonal songs, crafts, snacks, fun, and the Christmas story of the Christ Child! After the festivities, the children will sing at the 10:30 am worship service. Be sure to stick around and enjoy this spectacular sight and singing!   
Dec 17, 2022

ECHO Christmas Sing-Along

Sing in the Season with ECHO ECHO (Experienced Christians Helping Ourselves and Others) senior group will meet on Saturday, December 17 at 10:00 a.m. to have some holiday fun. We will sing Christmas Carols under the direction of Dean Kolb and the piano playing of Bettie Shiflett. We will sing in the fellowship hall and enjoy refreshments – including cookies and cocoa – afterwards. Contact Marian Rognlien through the church directory or by getting her info from the church office.…
Jan 27 – 29, 2023

Winter Celebration! 2023

To all youth in 9th-12 grades – Please see below invitation from Pastor Dave Delaney from the Virginia Synod. More information including registration link Coming Soon! Don’t let money be a reason not to attend; let Pastor Terri know you need a scholarship. Calling all VA Synod high schoolers! We are excited to announce that we are working hard to plan a full slate of in-person youth events this year! Winter Celebration will take place Friday, January 27th through Sunday, January…
Oct 4, 2023

Blessing of the Animals

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…