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December 23, 2018

Welcome to Our Savior’s!

Announcements for Sunday, December 23, 2018

Our Savior’s Call Committee — The Board will be assembling a broadly representative team of people who love the Lord, love Our Savior’s, and can work collaboratively in a group. The Call Committee will have training and orientation, and on-going support from the Synod office. Serving on the Call Committee will take a significant amount of time over several months. The Call Committee sets its own schedule, but individual members must be willing to give this high priority on their personal calendar. If this sounds like something that calls to you, please tell us a little more. If interested in serving, please pick-up a form on the Welcome Desk. Completed forms are due in the church office by December 30, 2018.

A driver is needed for a member who lives at Boutwell’s and needs a ride to the 8:00 am service starting December 30. If you are available and interested, please contact our Parish Nurse, Stacy Meyer, at or at 651-439-5704, ext. 109.

New Member Orientation — January 6! Interested in becoming a member at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church? There will be a New Member Orientation on Sunday, January 6, at 10:30 am. Orientation is a time for us to share information about what it means to be a member of Our Savior’s and for you to ask any questions you have of us. If you would like to join but cannot attend on this date, please talk to Pastor Christine to schedule a different time. New Member Introduction will be Sunday, January 13 at both services. Note that membership gives you the privilege of voting at the next annual meeting scheduled for Sunday, January 20.

The 2019 offering envelopes are here. Please pick yours up after worship today at the Welcome Desk. Please print your name and write your NEW envelope number on the sheet(s) provided. Thank you!

The 2019 Altar Flower Chart is now available. Check the bulletin board in the Information Corner of the Gathering Area. Cost is $35.00 for either an altar arrangement or an additional flower arrangement. Payment is requested when you sign-up. Envelopes are provided by the chart for your use. Please drop off payments in the drop box slot on the Welcome Desk. Thank you!

Inspirational Yoga — Join us Saturday mornings from 9:00 – 10:00 am in the gathering area for Inspirational Yoga. All ages, all levels; beginners welcome! The cost is $72.00 for each 8 week session and our next session begins 12/22/18. Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Questions: contact Summer Seidenkranz, 651.331.9940.

Guatemala Anyone? Our Savior’s will be traveling to Guatemala in June of 2019 to visit our companions in Zaculeu and would love to have you join with others for this opportunity. There will be an information meeting about this trip on Monday, January 7, at 7:00 pm in the choir room at Our Savior’s. This will be a good time to learn what all is involved with such a trip and a time to ask questions. We hope you will join us. If you are unable to attend but are interested, talk with Sandy Fabio or Becky Maier to make sure you have the information.

2019 LADC Summer & Fall Registration — The 2019 Summer and Fall Registration opened online on December 17. Current LADC Families and OSLC families will receive priority placement until January 7th, when new families will start to be placed. Both summer and school-year registration will go through the Procare online registration at Please register early, as many programs will fill quickly!

Thanks to all who put their coins in the gratitude containers over the last year. Because of you $850 will be sent to Lutheran Disaster Response to be used to assist the many people around the United States who have been affected by the many disasters that have occurred. Gratitude has been proven time and time again to make us feel happier and less stressed – and even sleep better. We are grateful for you! The gratitude containers will again be handed out in February.

NOTICE: The church building and offices will be closed on December 25 & 26.

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