Welcome to Our Savior’s!
Announcements for Sunday, November 25, 2018
REMINDER: Please turn in your pledge card if you have not done so. Extra pledge cards are available on the Welcome Desk or on the back shelf of the sanctuary.
Flowers today are given by Tony & Vicky Grove in memory of Tony’s father, Tom Grove.
The OSLC Book of the Month Club will meet on Monday, November 26th at 1:00 pm to discuss “Before We Were Yours” by Wingate.
Hey Moms! Join our Mom’s Night Out group on Thursday, November 29 at 6:00 pm at Andrea Valley’s House, 151 State Street S, Bayport, MN. Bring an appetizer or something to share. Come for fellowship and fun! If you can join us, please RSVP to Darla Goble at email@example.com.
You are invited to help us prepare our church for this Christmas season! We’ll be decorating on the first Sunday in Advent — December 2nd, immediately after the 9:30 am all-worship service. Please meet Dan and Amy Stoffer by the Welcome Desk after the service that day if you’d like to participate.
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!
Sign-up for a women’s Advent Tea in the Gathering Area. These Advent Teas are a great way to not only prepare ourselves for the season but to gather in small groups for fellowship. Teas are held at different times and places so take a look and find one that works for you. Feel free to bring a friend!
PEP Christmas Buffet Lunch — The PEP Christmas Buffet Lunch will be at the Lowell Inn on Tuesday, December 11 from 12-3 pm. Sign-up sheet is available on the PEP bulletin board (please note if you are looking for a ride or if you have dietary restrictions). The cost is $20.00 per person. Payment needs to be into the church office with check payable to OSLC by December 2.
4th Annual Christmas Cookie Tray Sale — The pre-order for the cookie trays has been brisk and we ask that you get your order in right away for your holiday entertaining. We only have 1 small tray and 9 large trays left to pre-order. You may order on Sundays, in the Gathering Area or by calling Susan at 651-430-1111. The trays cost $25 and $40. They will be ready for pickup on Friday, December 7, from 3:00-5:00 pm.
An Evening of Holiday Peace on December 2 at 6:30 pm with stories & music. Join us as we welcome guest harpist Tami Briggs as she shares powerful stories, Christmas readings and plays beautiful holiday music. Refreshments served at 6:00 pm before the program.
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 12. The cost is $9.50 and the plants may be taken home following the last Christmas Eve service.
Mission Activate — Mission Activate is the High School Youth Group’s outreach program and we serve each month for those in need in the community. This month, we are going to Brittany’s Place, a home for young female survivors of sexual assault. We are collecting toiletries and clothes to donate to the girls.
• Toiletries: Shampoo/conditioner, femine products, face scrub, acne wash, deodorant, razors, shaving cream
• Clothes: Shirts, leggies, underwear, bras, winter hats, gloves
Please drop off items no later than Sunday, December 2. We will be collecting monetary donations that will be used to purchase other necessities to keep our mission going. Thank you!