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December 29, 2019

Welcome to Our Savior’s!

Announcements for Sunday, December 29, 2019

Adult Education next week, January 5: John Hodler and Jeff Anderson will share how OSLC can collaborate with the sheltering of the homeless in our community via the Community Emergency Winter Shelter. They are working with the county and other congregations and organizations to provide shelter for the homeless on those especially cold days/nights.

Girl’s Night Out: Yogadevotion – Epiphany, The Light , The Dark and Everything in Between.
When: Friday, January 10, 2020
Time: 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Location: OSLC Gathering Area
Fee: $5.00 Donation
Come join us for an evening of devotion and insight as we practice the fastest growing form of yoga for everyone – chair yoga. Cindy Senarighi of White Bear Lake is an ordained ELCA pastor and founder of Yogadevotion, a company with a mission to “share God’s presence and love through the practice of yoga.” She will share how yoga, when properly understood, goes beyond the physical to engage all we are: body, mind and spirit. Yoga is about the breath. And, when we connect the breath with the body in our devotional time, it becomes a God breathed experience of God’s Promised Presence. We will conclude our evening with time to share in fellowship with one another. RSVP to the church office or 651-439-5704.

Compassion & Renewal Retreat on January 11, 2020 from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Do you feel stressed and exhausted? Do you need to push the “re-set” button? Join us for a Compassion & Renewal Retreat at OSLC for worship, meditation and learning a new spiritual practice from Pastor Karna Moskalik called, “The Little Way.” To register for this event, sign-up at the Welcome Desk or go to and sign-up online under “What’s Happening.”

Picture Directory — Sign-up after worship today in the Gathering Area! Photograph sessions will be scheduled for February 3-8, 2020. Reserve your professional photography session and be included in our new directory this spring. You will receive one free 8X10 standard print, a free printed church directory and as a bonus, a free shutterfly gift with any purchase of additional pictures. Questions? Contact the church office at 651-439-5704 or

No Faith Formation, Confirmation or Youth Group Meetings December 22, 2019 through January 1, 2020

The 2020 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!

The 2020 offering envelopes are here. If you wish to contribute via cash or check, 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. You can also sign up for automatic withdrawal on the OSLC website (www, and click DONATE), Electronic giving is secure, dependable, and a care-free way to give.

Church offices are closed January 1. Please note that there will be limited staff hours at OSLC from December 29-January 1 as staff enjoy the Christmas season with their families.

Final push to help us close our budget gap! Giving has come on strong during the last two weeks of the year. For those who have contributed, thank you for your generosity. As of this printing, we don’t know the final offering totals from Christmas, but we are still anticipating a small budget shortfall. We ask for your help for this final end of year push so that we can fill our budget gap and go into an exciting 2020 strong!

Getting rid of an artificial Christmas Tree? Please let Darla Goble know if you have an artificial Christmas tree we can have for VBS this summer. Her contact info is or 651-439-5704, ext. 108.

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