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January 6, 2019

Welcome to Our Savior’s!

Announcements for Sunday, January 6, 2019

Financial Update meetings to present 2018 Year End Results, 2019 Budget & Ecumen Update:
• Sunday, January 6 @ 10:30 am in the sanctuary
• Wednesday, January 9 @ 6:10 pm in the sanctuary
• Sunday, January 13 @ 11:30 am in the family room

OSLC Annual Meeting will take place at 10:30 am on Sunday, January 20, 2019. Copies of the 2018 annual report will be available on Sunday, January 13. A single worship service will be held on January 20 at 9:30 am.

New Member Orientation — TODAY! Interested in becoming a member at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church? There will be a New Member Orientation today at 10:30 am in the Family Room. If you would like to join but cannot attend, please talk to Pastor Christine to schedule a different time. New Member Introduction will be Sunday, January 13 at both services.

Sunday, January 13, Adult Forum with Bishop Lull at 9:15 in the sanctuary.  A draft Ministry Site Profile based on congregational feedback has been approved by the Board. Please plan to attend the January 13 meeting with Bishop Lull from the St. Paul Area Synod to review that profile. After this meeting, the Bishop will initiate the Call process through the Synod. As the work of the Transition Team comes to a close, a separate Call Committee will begin the work of finding our new pastor. Nominations for the Call Committee are underway.

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.

Camp Wapo registration opens on January 15. Students should sign up for the grade they have completed. Please sign up early as spots fill up quickly! OSLC camp dates are Seeds Weekend, June 21-23, Youth Week, June 23-28. See Darla Goble if you have questions.
Registration Link: http://lwlbci.com/os-stillwater

OSLC Girls Time Out: Friday, January 11th, 2019, 6:30 – 8:30 pm. Cost is $5.00.
Looking for the Light: Epiphany. 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.

Mission Activate Needs Your Help!
On January 13th, we are going to be delivering Hope Tote’s to the Homeless in St.Paul and we need your help with donations. Hope Tote’s will consist of a reusable bag filled with different things to help the homeless population survive the winter. Items needed:
• Reusable Totes
• Warm Socks
• Hats
• Mittens/Gloves
• Hand Warmers
• Scarves
Donations can be put in the Mission Activate bin in the gathering area and will be collected through Sunday, January 13th. Thank you in advance for your generous donations, we greatly
appreciate it!

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!

In remembrance: Thursday, January 10, will be the one year anniversary of the death of Burgee Amdahl. Please remember this anniversary in prayer as we ask for personal strength for his
family.

Interested in learning more about Iglesia Luterana Augustina de Guatemala (ILAG) and accompaniment? The next Guatemala Friends meeting will be pm at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection in Roseville (www.lcrelca.org)3115 Victoria St N, Roseville 55113. Come and sample a variety of Guatemalan food (think heavy hors d’oeuvres), learn what our companion relationship with ILAG is all about, hear from a recent delegation, and much more. Come early (3 pm) to help make tortillas. Contact Becky Maier or Sandy Fabio for more information or to car pool.

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