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Our Saviour’s is celebrating the Saviour’s birth this week with services and activities to mark the Christmas season.
On Wednesday, Dec. 21, OSELC will observe a “Blue Christmas” ceremony with other churches to provide encouragement for those who have experienced loss or discouragement. The service is at 6 p.m. in the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church Chapel, 327 E. Edison Ave.
On Saturday, Dec. 24, Our Saviour’s Evangelical Lutheran Church will host a Christmas Eve candlelight ceremony at 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 24 also marks the deadline to drop off new or gently used socks that will be donated to homeless adults and children in Yakima County.
The week culminates with an exumenical Christmas Day service on Sunday, Dec. 25, at 9:30 a.m. at Sunnyside Presbyterian Church, 737 S. 16th St.
All events are open to the public and all are welcome!
Christmas is more than season’s greetings, it’s a season of giving at Our Saviour’s. That includes an Angel Tree program in which members can provide Christmas presents for children in need.
Also coming up this season is OSELC’s dinner theater performance of Christmas Letters: The Musical at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 16.
At 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 20, OSELC will also host a Longest Night/Blue Christmas service. Held in conjunction with several other chuches, the service is intended to offer spiritual support for those are grieving or are depressed.
The season’s givings concludes with Our Saviour’s annual Christmas Eve service at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24. The candlelit service will include special music and encouragement.
Please join us for any or all of these opportunities for fellowship and sharing during the Christmas season.
Besides our Sunday worship services at 10 a.m. We’ll meet on Wednesday nights, Dec. 4, 11, 18 for Advent Suppers. The suppers will start at 6 p.m., followed by a brief prayer service at 7 p.m.
Our Saviour’s is also celebrating a season of fellowship by distributing cookies during the 25th annual Sunnyside Lighted Farm Impelement Parade at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, Dec. 7.
Also coming up:
– Family game night at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21
– Contemporary worship service at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 22
God bless you this Christmas….please join us in celebrating the Saviour and check the “The OSELC Story” page to learn more about OSELC.