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December 3, 2017

Welcome to Our Savior’s!

Announcements for Sunday, December 3, 2017

Altar Flowers today are given by Karen Miller in celebration of Dick’s 79th birthday on Dec. 4.

Adult Education today at 9:15 am in the Family Room. “The Missional Church — Part 2.” Guest Speaker: Pastor Dale Stiles. A summary of his doctoral dissertation and how his research can apply to congregations and OSLC specifically. Next Week, Sunday, December 10: The Missional Church (Part 3).

Today we welcome Callen Jeffrey Frahm into the Kingdom of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism! Callen is the son of Jeff & Kelly Frahm. Callen will be baptized at the 10:30 am service today.

ADvent eVENT Teas — Last day to sign up in the Gathering Area for the Women’s ADvent eVENT teas being held throughout the week.

Christmas Cookie Fundraiser — Last day to get your order in for Christmas cookies! Cookies are sold in boxes of 10 dozen (6 each of 20 kinds) or 6 dozen (6 each of 12 kinds) for $40 or $25 respectively. The boxes will be ready for pickup on Friday, December 8, from 2-4 pm. Sign-up in the Gathering Area.

PEP Christmas Buffet Lunch — Final day to sign-up to attend the PEP Christmas Buffet Lunch at the Lowell Inn on Tuesday, December 12 from 12-3 pm. The cost is $18.00 per person. Payment needs to be into the church office with check payable to Our Savior’s by December 3 (TODAY).

The Annual Giving Tree at Our Savior’s is set-up in the Gathering Area. Please choose a tag from the tree and purchase a special gift for someone in need this Christmas! Thank you!

December Greeters & Christmas Eve Ushers Needed! There are still some open slots for greeters in December. Also, we are seeking ushers for the 3:00 & 4:30 pm Christmas Eve worship services. You can view the openings and sign up from our church website or contact Kathy in the office (651-439-5704, if you can serve. Thank you!

Nursery Volunteers Needed! We are transitioning from a paid staff-led nursery on Sunday mornings to it being led by volunteers. If you would like to sign up to volunteer in the church nursery on Sunday mornings from 10:15 am – 11:45 am, please contact the church office at or 651-439-5704, ext. 10. Volunteers must be age 16 or older. The nursery will only be open on Sundays when we have volunteers available. Thank you.

Thank You from the Church Board! Thank you to each of you who responded to the Church Assessment Tool (CAT) survey! We had 156 people respond, which is an excellent response rate. The Board is currently reviewing the results of the survey, and will be presenting them at Adult Forum on December 17. Plan to attend!

Poinsettias for Christmas Eve Services! Orders are now being taken for poinsettias to be placed in the worship areas for the Christmas Eve services. Please use the envelopes provided by the information poster in the Gathering Area if you are interested in adorning our altar area in celebration of Christ’s birth. Final orders due Wednesday, December 13. The cost is $9.50 and the plants may be taken home following the last Christmas Eve service.

The 2018 offering envelopes are here. Please pick yours up between services today in the Gathering Area. Please print your name and write your NEW envelope number on the sheet(s) provided. Thank you!

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