“Our Help in Ages Past, Our Hope in Years to Come” was the theme for our centennial year in 2009. The centennial year began with a kickoff ham ball dinner on February 8. Approximately two hundred people attended the dinner which was prepared and served by the workcampers.
Pastor Walt Kukkonen was the guest pastor on June 7. He served OSLC from 1996-
2007. The Centennial Celebration Staley chicken dinner was held following worship service at the Agri-Hall followed by a program and a slide show of historic photos. Over 400 people attended the event.
Pastors Carl and Mary Hansen were guest pastors on June 28. They served OSLC from
1989-1995. A potluck brunch was held in their honor following the service.
Pastor Harris Hostager was a guest pastor on September 27. He served OSLC from 1981-1989. Pastor Hostager shared some of his memories of his time as pastor during coffee hour.
The Women of the Word hosted a Danish Coffee during T-Bone Days on August 1. They served traditional Danish open faced sandwiches, pastries, and cookies.
There are a few centennial cookbooks left for sale at $5 each. The centennial
history book is now being compiled and will be available for sale upon completion.