Harvest Dinner


Our Saviour’s family fundraiser HARVEST DINNER is Sunday, Oct. 21st, with serving in the fellowship hall & carryouts in Birkeland Hall from 10:30 am - 1:00 pm.  

 

Everyone is asked to do their same work assignment as last year if possible. Please initial & ok by your name on the work lists in the narthex of church or go to the link below to do so.

 

Please REMEMBER to also turn in a $10 donation towards the food as no one is asked to donate any food.

 

You will be getting your raffle tickets soon for other prize drawings.

 

Canned or boxed goods may be donated to our Food Pantry to get a chance in a special raffle.  One item or $1 donated gets you one ticket in this drawing.

 

Come join our fellowship of workers!!  Thank you!!!



Flood Relief Supplies

 

The following list of supplies are useful for folks cleaning up following the floods in Vernon and surrounding counties.  These can be dropped off at the OSLC church office and they will be delivered to Bethel Lutheran in LaCrosse by September 21.  Only these supplies will be collected. Thank you for your donation!

 

Borax                     Spray bottles               Hydrogen peroxide
Cleaning vinegar      Bleach                          Dish soap
Clorox wipes           Squeegees                    Rags/wash clothes
Cloth Towels                        Paper towels                      
Strong laundry baskets    Plastic totes       Power washers

Fans                       Dust masks                  Rubber work gloves
Heavy duty garbage bags   Rain ponchos                   Mops/mop buckets 5 gallon buckets        Toilet paper            Diapers/wipes Kleenex        

Disposable "To go" food containers
Shampoo/soap/toiletries (all ages)                               Feminine hygiene supplies

 



WELCA Salad Luncheon


WELCA's fundraiser for the High School Senior Scholarship will take place Thursday, Sept. 20th starting at noon at Our Saviour's. There will be carry-outs available starting at 11:30 AM. (Please come to the back kitchen door to pick these p.) A free-will donation is appreciated.



Vacation Bible School 2018


The Power of THREE! This summer, VBS at Our Saviour's is heading back to the basics! Short and sweet, join us for THREE evenings to learn all about the Trinity - The THREE IN ONE. We'll kick off each evening with a kid's sermon and prayer with Pastor Peter Jonas. Then it's off to craft time, snack time, and outdoor activity time. The THREE IN ONE theme will carry through each night and the kids will walk away with a deeper understanding of the Trinity. Join us from 6:00 - 7:30 PM at Our Saviour's on Main Street on Tues., July 31, Wed., Aug. 1 and Thurs., Aug. 2. RSVP to the Facebook event to help us plan materials and snacks. No pre-registration is required. *Official registration for the first evening of VBS, $5 per child. Facebook event link: https://www.Facebook.Com/events/2163725344011/?Ti=as.


Parish Campfires


There will be a Parish Camfire on July 29th at 6:00 PM at the home of Randy & Donna Lindberg. There will also be a Parish Campfire on August 12th at 6:00 PM at the home of Jack & Mary Speerstra. Please join us as we gather to roast marshamllows, sing campfire songs, tell stories and so much more. It will be a wonderful time for some group fellowship with each other.  See you there!!! 


Holy Week Schedule 2018


Holy Week will begin with a worship service on Palm Sunday at 9:15 AM on Sunday, March 25th. Worship on Maundy Thursday service with Holy Communion will be at 5:30 PM Thursday, March 29th. Good Friday worship will be at 5:30 PM on Friday, March 30th. Easter will be celebrated on Sunday, April 1st at 9:15 AM along with First Communion.  


Lenten Services 2018

 

Lenten services begin on Wednesday, Feb. 14th at 5:30 PM at Our Saviour's Lutheran. After the worship service, there will be a soup supper served by the Confirmation students at 6:30 PM. Lenten services and Soup Suppers are held each Wednesday through March 21st. Everyone is encouraged to join us.




First Communion Classes


An invitation is being extended to those families who wish their child to receive their First Communion this year. First Communion classes will meet during the Sunday School hour Feb. 25th through March 18th. Parents are asked to attend the first class with their child on Feb. 25th. The final preparation for First Communion will be preparing and baking bread on Palm Sunday, March 25th. If you are able to help with this activity, please let Pastor Peter know. First Communion will be received during Easter Sunday worship on April 1st at 9:15 AM. If you will be out of town that day, please let Pastor Peter know so other arrangements can be made.






Christmas Cantata


The Our Saviour’s Senior Choir will be performing the Christmas cantata, “A Great Light,” on Sunday, December 17, at the 9:15 service. This cantata, written by Eugene Butler, retells the
Christmas story with both traditional and contemporary musical selections and narration.
We are looking for guest singers from Grade 6, Middle School, High School and adults to join us!! We practice on Wednesdays at 7:00 pm in the balcony. “A Great Light” will truly put you in the Christmas spirit! We’d love to have you join us, AND…. bring a friend!!

Ellen Hauser-Director (715-797- 4354)

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Get a head start on some Christmas shopping with Youth and Families’ Build Your Own Gift Boxes.  You can choose any combination of the meats, cheeses, coffees, and cocoa.  All orders are due on Sunday, December 3rd and gift boxes will be ready to pick up on Sunday, December 17th.  Return the order form to the church or to Melissa Frank, Peggy Kneifl or Patti Zimmerman.


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Decorate the House


We will decorate the Lord's House on Monday, November 27th, starting at 4:00pm, as the start of Advent begins Sunday, December 3rd. Come join in preparing for the season and enjoy some fun fellowship! 

 

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Thanksgiving Dinner

 

Whitehall Working Women will be serving Thanksgiving dinner in Our Saviour’s Fellowship Hall on Thursday, November 23rd beginning at 12:00pm. Free will offering may be given, with profits going to the Whitehall Food Pantry. Any volunteers that would like to help serve food and clean up would be greatly appreciated! Contact Kay Nelson at 715-983-5760 with any questions or if you need a ride to attend the dinner. Come enjoy this special meal with family, friends, and neighbors! 

  

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Harvest Dinner Sign-Up


Volunteers Needed!  Our Harvest Dinner is Sunday, October 29.  Everyone's help is needed to make our dinner a success.  You can sign up online at http://tinyurl.com/yanu5fxs.  If you volunteered last year, your name is still on the sign up for the same shift.  If you would like to help with something else or are unable to help this year, please update the signup.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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bible study


Come join us every Wednesday morning at 9:30am in the Fellowship Hall for bible study.

 

 


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officehours


 

The church office will resume it’s normal operating hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:00am until 2:00pm starting September 1st. Thank you! 

 

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