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March 8, 2020

Welcome to Our Savior’s!

Announcements for Sunday, March 8, 2020

Flowers today are given by Julia Beagan in celebration of family.

Lenten Soup Suppers: Sign up to bring a soup, dessert, and/or be part of the clean up crew for Wednesday Soup Suppers. Go to www.oslcstillwater.org and check the link under “What’s
Happening” to sign-up.

Seeking Lenten Lunch Volunteers! Sign-up on the chart located by the PEP bulletin board! Soups are provided but we need volunteers to “Help Serve and Clean-up.”

Registration now open for VBS Rocky Railway: Jesus’ Power Pulls Us Through
At Rocky Railway VBS, kids discover Jesus’ power can pull them through life’s ups and downs. Creative activities, team-building games, cool Bible songs, and tasty treats are just a few of the standout activities that help faith flow into real life.
When: Monday-Thursday, August 3 – 6, from 9 am – 12 pm
Who: Children ages 3 yrs (by Jan 1, 2020 AND potty-trained) through Grade 4 (2019-20 school year)
Register online under “What’s Happening” at www.oslcstillwater.org.

First Communion Class
Who: 1st – 6th graders and a parent / guardian
Date: Tuesday, April 7, from 6-8 pm (eat before you come)
Where: Sanctuary at OSLC
What to bring: Your Bible
To participant, please RSVP by March 22 under “What’s Happening” on the home page of the church website (www.oslcstillwater.org).

Easter Memorial Garden … Help adorn our altar area with flowers on Easter Sunday. Stop by the information board in the Gathering Area to pick up an envelope in which to purchase a plant for our Easter Memorial Garden. Please put completed envelopes in the drop box on the Welcome Desk. Plants may be taken home after the last Easter Sunday worship service. Last day for placing orders is Wednesday, March 25. Thank you!

Spark Story Bible FaithMarker — “God’s Story In My Life” is designed to honor and build on the fact that 2 and 3 year old children love to have stories read to them. This passion for reading will help bring to life the stories in the SPARK Story Bible, which you will receive and explore at the FaithMarker.
Who: 2 and 3 year old children and their families
When: Sunday, March 22, 2020 at 9:15 am
Where: Room 2
Registration Deadline: March 15, 2020
Children will receive their FaithMarker blessing during the 8:00 or 10:30 am worship service. RSVP under “What’s Happening” at www.oslcstillwater.org.

Valley Outreach March Food Drive
QUESTION: Why is there a grocery cart in the Gathering Area? ANSWER: To encourage OSLC members to fill it with items from the TOP 20 IN 2020 list supporting Valley Outreach. This campaign runs from March 2 to April 2. Let’s help stock the shelves with these basic items during the Month of March. Place items in the bins and cart provided in the Gathering Area at the church! Valley Outreach “TOP 20 IN 2020” items: Ready-to-Eat Soups, Cooking Soups, 100% Fruit Juices, Condiments, Pasta, Meal Sides, Canned Fruits, Canned Tomato Products, Canned Protein, Cereals, Canned Vegetables, Pantry Items, Spices, Gluten-Free Flours, Gluten-Free Snacks, Personal Care Items, Household Paper Items, Baby Supplies, Feminine Hygiene Products, Pet Food

Care of Creation Tip
In gratitude, caring for God’s Air, Water, and Land Guided Tour
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by news about climate change? Would it be helpful to have a tour guide explaining what’s going on? Fortunately, some very smart people are willing to be your tour guides to the issues, impacts, and initiatives surrounding climate change. Here are two great places to meet them on the internet. To hear from five knowledgeable speakers on the climate crisis, try:
https://www.npr.org/program/ted-radio-hour/725511914/climate-crisis
A Public Broadcasting System web TV series “Global Weirding” offers short video segments on various aspects of climate change at:
https://www.pbs.org/show/global-weirding/
A lot of “just one persons” working together can accomplish mighty things. ~ A message from your OSLC Care of Creation team.

2020 Lenten Schedule
Lenten Wednesdays, March 4, 11, 18, 25 & April 1
11:30 am Lenten Worship followed by lunch
5:15—6:15 pm soup supper followed by worship at 6:30 pm in the CLC

Holy Week April 5-April 12: No Wednesday Programming this week
Sunday, April 5: Palm Sunday — Kids process with Palms at 10:30 am worship
Thursday, April 9: Maundy Thursday — Worship at 11:30 am & 6:30 pm
Friday, April 10: Good Friday – Worship at 6:30 pm
Sunday, April 12: Easter Sunday – Worship services at 8:00, 9:15 & 10:30 am

Easter Breakfast served between services throughout the morning. All proceeds go towards sending our High School youth on their 2020 Mission Trip to Nashville, TN!

 

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