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September 30, 2018

Welcome to Our Savior’s!

Announcements for Sunday, September 30, 2018

Flowers today have been given by Dan & Amy Stoffer in celebration of their 13th wedding anniversary. The additional arrangement is given by Donna Carlson in memory of loved ones.

Hey Moms! We will be meeting for Moms Night Out on Thursday, October 18 from 6:30-8:00 pm at Darla’s house. Please contact Darla at to get her address. Please bring an appetizer or something to share. Weather permitting we will have a bonfire. Please bring a lawn chair and dress for the weather.

Property and Grounds Committee meeting on Monday, October 1, at 6:00 pm in the Family Room at church. All are welcome!

Time for Parents in the Narthex Area — Topic Discussion: Developing a “Can Do” Attitude in Kids

Adult Forum today at 9:15 am in the Sanctuary — Guest Speaker Fardosa Hassan – Fardosa was born in Somali and came to Minneapolis when she was in elementary school. She graduated from Augsburg College. In 2015 she became Augsburg’s first Muslim student associate working in the office of campus ministry. She will share information about Islam and her personal experiences as a Muslim in today’s world

Meals from the Heart Event! You’re invited to OSLC’s fourth annual meal packing event on Saturday, November 3, from 4 – 6 pm. The Evangelism and Mission & Outreach Committees are partnering with Meals from the Heart to pack meals to feed struggling families in Minnesota and Eastern Wisconsin. Thanks to subsidies from the OSLC Mission & Outreach Committee, the fee is reduced to $10 per person, which covers food supply and packing material costs. We are looking for 80 volunteers this year. Children are welcome to participate. Any kids under age 11 must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up and drop your payment in the Drop Box at the Welcome Desk by Sunday, October 28.

Supper 7 is a casual supper with 5-7 friends that get together for 3 or 4 meals throughout the year. It is a way to meet new friends from our congregation over a meal and conversation. It is open to singles and couples. The meal is pot luck with everyone contributing to the meal. If your group would rather meet in a restaurant with each participant paying for their own meal, that works too. Sign-up at the Welcome Desk. Questions? Contact Sandy Fabio at 651-439-9773 or Sign up will close TODAY!

Valley Outreach Undie Campaign! Valley Outreach is in need of new, in-the-package socks and underwear for men and women. Boxers are a favorite and always get snagged before the briefs. Last year, Valley Outreach received more than 6,800 items through this event. This year, they are on track to give out 15,000 pairs of socks and underwear! It’s a contest again this year! A receptacle will be placed in the Gathering Area for OSLC members to drop off their donations. Final day to drop off items at OSLC will be October 14. Thank you!

Save the Date for OSLC Celebration Sunday Dinner!
Date: November 11, 2018                                                          Think Generously
Place: OSLC Community Life Center                                     Practice Generosity
Time: 5:30 pm                                                                             Live Courageously
Who: All members and friends of OSLC
What: Dinner, Entertainment, and Special Guest Speaker
Why: Because you belong to God, and we are grateful for you!
Our role as God’s stewards is one of many dimensions – grateful, responsible, self-sacrificing, willing, sharing, proportionate, committed, regular, genuine, and challenged. By generously giving of ourselves, we discover joy in Christ.

We are missing a number of books from the church library. When you do your fall cleaning, please check to see if you have any OSLC books. If so, please return them. Thank you!

Calling all OSLC Youth! Come join the OSLC Youth Team for a fundraiser on October 13. It’s called the “Stairs of Stillwater” and benefits Youth Advantage in Stillwater. As a team, we can register for the event together.
Register online at
Click on: SOS Walk Registration Link
Click on: Tickets
Click on: Team
Then Join Team: OSLC YOUTH
Password: church
From there, you can register your name and pay the $10 entry fee. Print your information or bring your phone with the information on it. We will meet at Pioneer Park at the sign-in area and where the 5K begins. Please wear an OSLC t-shirt for the event if you have one.
Questions? Contact Terri Rose Anderson, 651-303-0815 or

All Worship Sunday and Potluck Brunch — On Sunday, October 7, there will be only one worship service at 9:30 am followed by a potluck brunch hosted by our PEP Group. The transition team heard many comments about the feeling that there are three separate worship communities at OSLC. This is an opportunity to come together for worship and fellowship! Please sign-up at the Welcome Desk if you plan to attend.

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