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Baptism and a bake sale

A full day is planned this coming Sunday, Feb. 22, as a baptism will be held during the 10 a.m. worship service at Our Saviour’s.image

Immediately after worship, a bake sale will be held as a fundraiser for the ministries of our ladies’ group, WELCA.

Come to celebrate new birth…and stay to share in some home-baked goodies!

Lenten services and suppers

Our Saviour’s will begin offering midweek Lenten services each Wednesday in Lent starting on Feb. 25.image

The evening will begin with a supper of soup and bread at 6 p.m., followed by a worship service at 7 p.m.

All are welcome!

Ash Wednesday

Our Saviour’s is marking the season of Lent starting on Ash Wednesday, Feb. 18.c-of-e-lent

From 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 18, OSELC Pastor Katrina Walther will join two other pastors in offering Ashes on the Go outside Sunnyside United Methodist Church on the corner of Edison Avenue and Ninth Street.

At 7 p.m. on Ash Wednesday, OSELC will participate in an ecumenical worship service at Sunnyside Prebyterian Church.

All are welcome!

Taizé Worship Service

Twice in the next six weeks Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will partner with three other Sunnyside churches for Sunday evening Taizé worship services.image

The services will be held Sunday, Feb. 8 and March 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 327 E. Edison Ave.

All are welcome!

Taizé worship includes simple repetitive musical lines based on Biblical texts, along with moments of silence for spiritual reflection.

2015 Council

With a busy and fruitful 2014 behind us, Our Saviour’s looks forward to a year of ministry in 2015. To help guide us in this new year, OSELC’s Congregational Council officers for 2015 are President Dan Myers, Vice President Tammie Carr, Exec. Secretary Karen Stephas, Treasurer Laurie Wavrin and Financial Secretary Darlene Anderson.

Pastor Katrina blesses the 2015 council during a recent worship service.

Pastor Katrina blesses the 2015 council during a recent worship service.

Other council members are Carolyn Knee, Mike Shuttleworth, Amanda Myers, Debra Johnson, Paul Brooks and Cathy Mears.

Thanks to all for their time and efforts!

Object lesson


In keeping with this past Sunday’s theme of baptism, Pastor Katrina had a special presentation for youngsters during the children’s sermon with a hands on lesson about baptism.

Red wine & Chocolate

A fundraiser to assist OSELC’s work in the community will be held Sunday, Jan 25. Featured will be a red wine and chocolate event with proceeds designated for the church’s ministry.image

Red wine and chocolate will take place after the second part of our congregational business meeting immediately following the morning worship service.

WELCA Meeting

The women of Our Saviour’s will hold their first WELCA meeting of the year at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 13.

The evening of fellowship will include a showing of the movie “By God’s Grace.”