Tuesday, May 23, 2017

"Memorial Day Weekend "

Dear Members & Friends of Our Savior's Lutheran Church,
I missed being with you this past Sunday as Pastor Keith Lentz led you in worship and as our graduates received their quilts and blessings. What a joy it was to see pictures of the day that will soon be shared on our facebook page. I was able to be away last Sunday to celebrate with my daughter, Annica, her Rite of Confirmation. It was a beautiful service and day spent with good friends and family. This coming Sunday I will not be with you in worship again. I am celebrating the completion of my Doctor of Ministry Thesis and will graduate from Bethel University and Seminary in St. Paul. I am thankful that Pastor Ed Schmidt will be in my place with you on Sunday. It is Memorial Day weekend so I remind you that we will be offering only one worship service at 9:00 am and it will be held in the sanctuary.
This week our new Parish Nurse, Jean Pottratz, began her work and ministry among us. She will be with us in worship on Sunday, June 4. I look forward to introducing her to you. Stop in sometime and introduce yourself to her as well. She would appreciate that, I'm sure.
We continue to be thankful for all that God is doing through you in this community of faith.
Come and see! 
Pastor Dale Stiles 
Worship & Music This Week
Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 9:00 am
Traditional Worship   
Sermon by: Pastor Ed Schmidt   

Childcare available

Summer Worship Schedule begins June 4

8:00 am Traditional Worship in the Sanctuary
9:30 am Blended Worship in the CLC 

Children, Youth & Family

Summer Stretch 2017!    

All students completing Grades 6-9 can sign-up for Summer Stretch.
The cost is now $120.
There will be no registrations accepted after June 1st . Registration sheets can be found on the Welcome Desk. Please turn in completed forms and payment to the church office or Chad Larson, Youth & Family Director.

Ministry Opportunities!

Legacy Fund Committee

We are looking for volunteers to join the Legacy Fund Committee at OSLC. If you are interested in joining our team or just wanting to finding out more about this committee, please contact Mark Fjestad or the church office. Thank you! 
2018 Mission Jamaica
It is time to sign up for 2018 Mission Jamaica. We will be going the week of March 17-24, Stillwater's school spring break. We need a minimum of 10 people. A refundable deposit of $100 will be due by June 1 to hold your spot for this fantastic opportunity for a vacation with a purpose in sunny Jamaica. Please pray about being a part of this wonderful team. Contact Mary Anderson for further information.
Sunday Morning Coffee Volunteers
Enjoying a good cup of coffee while chatting with other OSLC members is a focal point of the hospitality time during worship services. With summer approaching and OSLC moving toward the summer worship schedule, volunteers are needed to prepare coffee for this hospitality time. Please consider volunteering to help with this important ministry via the sign-up sheet on the Kitchen Door or online. Thank you! 
Habitat for Humanity
Please mark your calendars for this year's Habitat for Humanity build  July 24th through 28th. This build will again be at 14932 Generation Acres, Hugo, MN. Look for details and sign-up information at the Kiosk in the SE corner of the Gathering Area.
Guatemala Trip
October 8-16 are the dates for an upcoming Our Savior's trip to our companion congregation San Juan Bautista in Zaculeu, Guatemala. We would love if you would join us on this trip. There will be an information session on Wednesday, May 24, at 6:30 pm at church.  If you want to know more and are unable to attend that session, let the church office know, or contact Becky Maier or Corinne Colburn.
Request for Prayers and Support
Everyday joys and sorrows...Once in a lifetime joys and sorrows. Your brothers and sisters at Our Savior's want to support you. Email or call our Pastor with any of your needs. Pastor Dale


Retirement - Julie Honebrink
We will be celebrating Julie Honebrink's service to LADC as she retires. There will be an open house/reception on Thursday, June 1 from
6:00-7:00 pm at Our Savior's Lutheran Church. We invite both past
and present friends of LADC to join us for cake and refreshments.

Help Wanted!

We have plenty of Service Opportunities!
Check it out at: Sign Up to Serve! 
Simply Giving

A more convenient way to give! In a few short minutes, you can make a one-time gift or set up a donation that will process automatically on a recurring basis. Recurring donations are convenient and provide our church with much needed consistent support throughout the year.   To give online, visit our church's website and get set up!  
Stewardship is about love:
serving others through our time, talent, and treasure.