Welcome to Our Savior’s!
Announcements for Sunday, March 4, 2018
Altar Flowers today are given by Jim & Marjorie Ulrich in honor of family and loved ones.
Adult Education Sunday, March 4 @ 9:15 am: Join Pastor Dale in discussion on our Lenten theme “Just Wondering Jesus . . . How can I serve you?”
Lenten Devotional Booklets are available in the gathering area on the welcome desk. You are encouraged to take one and read it daily throughout this season of Lent.
First Communion Retreat
Who: 1st – 6th graders and a parent / guardian
Date: Monday, March 26 from 6-8 pm (eat before you come)
What to bring: Your Bible
RSVP by March 11: Go to www.oslcstillwater.org under “What’s Happening” to register
Easter Memorial Garden … Help adorn our altar area with flowers on Easter Sunday. Stop by the information board in the Gathering Area to pick up an envelope in which to purchase a plant for our Easter Memorial Garden. Please put completed envelopes in the drop box on the Welcome Desk. Last day for placing orders is Sunday, March 18. Plants may be taken home after the last Easter Sunday worship service. Thank you!
Check out the Property & Grounds Committee! Next meeting is Monday, March 5, from 6-7 pm at the church. Everyone is welcome!
The March Book of the Month Club will meet on Monday, March 26th, at 1:00 pm in the Narthex by the church library to discuss “Hillbilly Elegy” by J.D. Vance.
Thyme for Grace Meals — Our Savior’s cooks have been busy and there are now fresh meals in the freezer in the back pantry of the kitchen. These meals are for members of Our Savior’s to take to anyone who might have a special situation where a meal would be a boost, so please feel free to share them. And, many thanks to the cooks!
Women’s Time Out — March 9 at 7 pm — Please join us at church for a free educational class on the use of essential oils. Marissa Jones will take us through the safe use of the top 10 essential oils. Bring your questions and share your experiences. Samples will be offered. Sign up at the Welcome Desk so we know how many to expect!
Fundraiser for ILAG — Support our companions in the Iglesia Luterana Agustina de Guatemala (ILAG) on Friday, April 6 at the Guatemala Gala! This year’s Gala will benefit the MILAGRO Women’s Center, helping young women break the cycle of poverty, escape child marriage, and take hold of their future. The evening will include a Guatemalan dinner, silent & live auctions, fund-a-need, and much more! The Gala is 6:00 – 9:30 pm on Friday, April 6 at Southview Country Club (239 Mendota Road East, West St. Paul). Tickets are $75/each. For additional information or to purchase tickets, please contact Amy Wallace at email@example.com or 651-452-5354 or contact Becky Maier, Corinne Colburn or Sandy Fabio or let the church office know you are interested.
Blanket Drive Results! There were 64 large blankets, 48 throw blankets, 6 Baby Blankets, 4 sheet sets and 3 pillows delivered to the Bridging organization. Thank you to the people of Our Savior’s for your generosity, quick action, and for being the hands and feet of Christ. Many people will be warm physically and spiritually because of you!
Valley Outreach Minnesota FoodShare March Campaign
Help feed a family, with either a monetary donation or a donation of food! Feed a family with your favorite family meals by providing the ingredients for each recipe your family members enjoy (excluding items requiring refrigeration)! Big blue bins are available in the OSLC Gathering Area for you to drop off your food items. Checks can be placed in the “Drop Box” on the Welcome Desk (please make checks out to “Valley Outreach”). Envelopes are available by the drop box if you care to use. Thank you for caring about others!