Consecration Sunday

consec2cConsecration Sunday is October 8th. Every year, the second Sunday of October, the faith family of OSLC sets aside a special Sunday to thank God for his daily provision and to publically bring to the altar of our Lord our next year’s offering pledge. We do not make this commitment because the church needs to pay its bills, for we know full well that God will take care of our need. Instead, we deliberately set aside a portion of our income so that we can be intentional givers rather than accidental givers. You and I are baptized children of God, saved by His grace, freed to serve Him in daily life and called to a commitment in Christ Jesus as Lord and Savior. Consecration Sunday is a Stewardship Sunday. Christian stewardship is the free and joyous activity of the child of God, and God’s family the church, in managing all of life and life’s blessings/resources, for God’s purposes. This October newsletter includes a commitment card and additional information to help you prayerfully consider making an offering pledge for the year 2018. If you have questions please contact Pam, our office manager, Pastor Doug or a stewardship committee member, Dan Jorgensen, Dan Madsen, Dan Smith, Frank Olsen, Nancy Olsen, & Matt Heller.

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Crop Walk 2017

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The annual Audubon County CROP Hunger Walk will be held on Sunday, October 8th at 2:00 p.m. meeting at Albert the Bull Park.
CROP stands for “Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty” and supports hunger-fighting work here in Audubon County and around the world.
Contact the church office or “The Rock” Youth Leaders Nate Vorm, Tracie Christensen or Sara Slater if you would like to be a walker. The Rock Youth Group, Confirmation students and many others from OSLC will be participating in the walk and they would love to receive a donation from you! Donations may also be left in the container on the table by the coat area or in the church office.

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Clergy Appreciation Month

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October is Clergy Appreciation month and it is a wonderful opportunity for us to thank Pastor Doug and Julie for their ministry here at Our Saviour’s!

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Reformation 500 Year Anniversary Opportunities

Sunday Mornings through Reformation Sunday, October 29th
Adult Christian Education Sunday School Meet in the chapel, 10:20 a.m.
“The Life of Martin Luther – An Historical Journey and Bible Study” Nine lessons leading up to the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation Taught by Pastor Doug. Please join us in the chapel after worship and coffee for a time of fellowship and learning.

“Martin Luther’s Life and Theology” One Day Seminar
In honor of the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, a workshop entitled “Martin Luther’s Life and Theology” will be hosted at Elk Horn Lutheran Church on Saturday, November 4th. In this one day seminar, a professor from Institute of Lutheran Theology in Brookings, SD will present the basics of Luther’s life & the Reformation. Talk to Pastor Doug if you are interested in attending or for more information.

Elk Horn Lutheran Church Organ Concert and Worship Service
Sunday, October 29th in the afternoon (time to be determined).

Immanuel Lutheran Church in Harlan will be hosting an evening with Martin & Katie Luther
Performed by Johann and Sonja Hinderlie on Monday, October 30th at 7:00 p.m.

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October 2017 Shepherd’s Staff Newsletter

The October 2017 Shepherd’s Staff Newsletter is now posted. Click here or click on Information from the menu bar above.

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Adult Christian Education Fall 2017

 

Adult Christian Education Hour schedule
Meet in the chapel, 10:20 a.m., Sunday mornings

Sunday Mornings September 10th through Reformation Sunday, October 29th
The Life of Martin Luther – An Historical Journey and Bible Study

Nine lessons leading up to the celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation
Taught by Pastor Doug
Please join us in the chapel after worship and coffee for a time of fellowship and learning.

 

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New Member Classes

If you have been visiting OSLC or have been worshipping with us and would like to make a commitment to membership, we invite you to
New Member Classes
at 1:00 p.m. on Sundays, September 17th & 24th,
meeting in the chapel for instruction and discussion.
Questions, contact the church office or Pastor Doug.

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Senior Choir Rehearsals

Senior Choir rehearsals will begin on Sunday, September 10th!
New voices are always welcome!

This choir (open to high school age and up) practices every Sunday following worship at 10:15 and meets in the sanctuary choir loft.
Senior Choir sings during worship the 1st & 3rd Sundays of each month
(Sept. – May). Please contact Director Gary Keller or the church office
with any questions.

Come, let us sing to the Lord! Psalm 95:1

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OSLC Family Fun Night

Come join us on
September 6th from
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

at Albert the Bull Park
for food and fellowship.

Meat, water/lemonade and table service will be provided, please bring a side to share!

All ages are welcome and bring a friend!

Sign up on the bulletin board at the church!

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September 2017 Shepherd’s Staff Newsletter

The September 2017 Shepherd’s Staff Newsletter is now posted. Click here or click on Information from the menu bar above.

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