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November 4, 2018

Welcome to Our Savior’s!

Announcements for Sunday, November 4, 2018

Flowers today are given by Karen Miller in celebration of Dick’s 80th birthday.

The OSLC Quilters’ Boutique! Stop and check out all the beautiful items our quilters have made and maybe even get some of your Christmas shopping done. Proceeds will be used to purchase supplies needed for graduate quilts and charitable gifts.

Girls Time Out: Friday, November 9, 2018, 6:30 – 8:30 pm — Please join us for an evening of fun, insights and practical tips on down-sizing, decluttering and organizing your home. Catherine Solheim, a Professional Home Organizer, will be with us for the evening to share her tips and tricks. Please bring any questions you may have and feel free to bring a friend. We invite you to bring any gently used blankets, sheets or lamps, or freewill offering that will be donated to Bridging to assist those in need with furnishing a home. We look forward to seeing you.

Youth Donut Fundraiser: OSLC Youth will be selling donuts by the dozen between services on Sunday, November 11. Please plan to stop and buy a dozen or two. To pre-order your donuts, please sign-up at the Welcome Desk. Cost is $5.00/dozen and come in plain, sugar or cinnamon sugar coating.

Nursery Volunteers Needed! We are looking for high school age and older volunteers for the nursery on Sunday mornings from 9:00-11:45 am. Please contact Darla Goble (651-308-8641 or darla@oslcstillwater.org) if you are interested in being in the rotation of volunteers.

The “Walk & Talk” group will be walking at the Pony Activity Center’s indoor track starting in November. We meet in the lower level of the center at 5:30 pm and walk until 6:30 pm. The monthly fee to use the track is $10/person or you can pay a day rate of $3-5. More information about memberships is at www.stillwaterschools.org/PAC. If you are interested, please contact Sue Hedlund (sue.k.hedlund@gmail.com). We want to start more walking groups over the winter. If interested, you can also contact Stacy Meyer (parishnurse@oslcstillwater.org).

Wednesday, November 7, will be the 1 year anniversary of the death of Nethis Peterson. Please remember this anniversary in prayer as we ask for personal strength for her family and friends.

What Happens When You Ask for Help from a Stephen Minister? When you ask for help from a Stephen Minister, a Stephen Leader will contact you to talk more about Stephen Ministry and what it can mean to you. If your needs can be best served by a Stephen Minister, you will be matched with someone who will support you through this tough time. Confidentiality is a top priority for Stephen Ministers. You do not need to be concerned that other people will discover what you talk about with your Stephen Minister. On November 18th Our Savior’s will commission 15 Stephen Ministers who will have completed 50 hours of training for this special ministry. If you are going through a tough time and could use a caring friend, please talk with or send an email to our Parish Nurse, Stacy Meyer (parishnurse@oslcstillwater.org) or with Becky Maier (jbmaier@hotmail.com), who are the Stephen Minister leaders here at Our Savior’s. They would very much like to talk with you.

10:30 am TODAY: Congregation Service Projects
Directly after worship today, a snack will be served and tables set-up for people to assist with 3 different service projects for local, national & global assistance.
1. Package “Flu Free” kits to help prevent the spread of the flu in our community.
(A local Community Thread service initiative.)
2. Package “Personal Care” kits to be sent to hurricane and other disaster areas.
(A national Lutheran World Relief initiative.)
3. Roll white bed sheets up as bandages to be used at mission hospitals and clinics around the world. (A Global Health Ministries initiatve.)

Thank you! We had another great Harvest Festival this year! Thanks to all those who volunteered and participated to make the event such a great success!

Complementary Stewardship Celebration Dinner!
Date: November 11, 2018
Place: Community Life Center (CLC)
Time: 5:30 pm
Who: All members and friends of OSLC
What: Dinner and Entertainment
RSVP: TODAY, NOVEMBER 4, FINAL DAY TO SIGN-UP! Sign-up at the Welcome Desk to join us!

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