All About OSLC Breakfast
All About Our Saviour’s Breakfast
Saturday, January 19th at 9:00 am
Are you interested in learning more about Our Saviour’s? Do you have questions about what it means to be an ELCA church? Would you like to meet some new people? Are you considering making OSLC your new church home?
If you answered yes to any of these questions then you should plan to attend All About Our Saviour’s.
Join Pastor Karn for breakfast as she shares with you the history of this congregation, what we are up to today, and answers any questions you may have.
Please RSVP to church office by January 16th.
Serve Pancakes on Jan 20
OSLC regularly helps to prepare and serve a pancake breakfast at Grace Lutheran in downtown Phoenix, one of our sister congregations. If you would like to help, please sign up with the church office then be at Grace at 6:30 am to begin cooking.
Grace is now officially certified by Maricopa County to serve food to the public! This means they are wanting as many helpers as possible to get a Food Employee Certificate (formerly a Food Handlers Card).The card can be obtained for only $8.00 and it is good for 3 years (for an extra $2.00 you can choose an option to be able to print out your card anytime during the 3 year period.) To take a simple test and receive your Food Employee Certificate go to http://www.azfoodhandlers.com/Register3.aspx.
2019 dates are Jan 20, March 17, May 19, July 21, Sept 15, and Nov 17.
Prayer Shawl Ministry
Do you knit or crochet? Then come to an informational meeting about the Prayer Shawl Ministry. Prayer shawls to be given to people who need to feel wrapped up in the love of Christ and find out how you can help.
Speak with Lennie A. or the church office for more information.
Help the Piecemakers!
Would You Like To Be Part of A Church Fellowship Quilt Group?
The Piecemakers meet every month to cut, sort, tie and sew. Many hands are needed as we make quits for Lutheran World Relief.
If you are interested, please let Dianne (or contact the church office) and we will add your name to the list.
The OSLC Bell Choir rehearses on Wednesday (Spet-May) and prepares music to enhance worship. Come and find out if you like to ring!
For more information please contact Pastor Karn or Dani Frees.
Rehearsals Wed at 7:00 pm
The choir provides special music for worship and special services. They rehearse weekly on Wednesdays (Aug- May) Musical experience appreciated, but not required. This is a group that loves to praise Jesus in song and have a lot of fun, too! We currently have members ages 14-94!
For more information please contact Pastor Karn or Terry Williams.
Sunday Bible Study
Sundays at 10:45 am
After worship, gather with other adults to dig deeper into the Bible. There is time to get a cup of coffee, say hello, and then head into the Adult Conference Room (in the Peterson Center Fellowship Hall). This group will be following the Narrative Lectionary for readings. Discussion ends by 11:30 am.
Funeral Planning at Theology on Tap
Tuesday, January 15 at Sun Up Brewery
6-6:45 pm Order food and Drinks
7:00 pm Discussion begins
Plan your own funeral. Yes, this is definitely something to do with a beer in hand. All are invited to an evening of good food, drinks, and a time of considering what you would like for your funeral. Please arrive no later than 6:30 pm to order your food. Food is purchased by each participant. Don’t drink? Sun Up has a wide selection of sodas and tea. Sun Up Brewing is located at 322 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85012
Thursdays, January 31 & February 7
Every week a sermon is given during worship. This is done because the Lutheran theology places a high level importance on Proclamation. To learn more about the significance of the sermon and tips for how best to listen to one, join Pastor Karn for her discussion class on “The Sermon.” The class will meet in the conference room at church for two nights only. All are welcome.
Living Lutheran Magazine
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Would you like to subscribe to Living Lutheran magazine? The cost is $8.95 per year. The magazine features resources to help deepen your faith, monthly reflectionns from Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton, and coverage of religious news, events and social issues. Feel free to Subscribe online.
In addition, you can Sign Up for regular emails from Living Lutheran.
Write a Yelp Review
Did you know that Our Saviour’s is on Yelp? It is one of the most frequently used apps when people are looking for reviews of places they may want to go or experience. If you are on Yelp, please considering writing your own review of Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church. It may just be the thing that encourages someone to check us out!
AA Fridays at 7 pm
Need help staying sober? Gather with others in the program to offer support and encouragement. Nursery care is provided. This family-friendly group meets in the Fellowship Hall each Friday.