Worship In-Person, Outdoors Starting June 13
If it rains, We'll use Our FM Station 87.9
Council has set a goal to return to in-person worship in June. We'll meet outside, distance with our chairs, share in Holy Communion and enjoy music and fellowship. Give us a call 425.252.0413 or email the office and let us know you're coming and we'll have a chair ready! Bring a mask. Online services to continue as well.
10am Annual Meeting June 6 on Zoom
We look forward to elections, reports, a financial update and catching up on the challenges of starting in-person worship.

We thank those nominated so far:
Christina Aho, Gunnar Almgren, Annika Larsen, Krista McClimans, Sheila Bartlett, Marko Jokinen, Jeff Peterson, Lisa Clark, Teresa Barthol, Lloyd Brodniak, Karen Carpenter, Brittani Klein, John Mickelson, Arlene Anderson, Liz Dobler, Jon Campbell, Brent Diamond, Dan Clements, Patti Hunt, Andrea Kovalesky, Sharie and Dennis Thaut.
Tell Us About Your Grad!
It's that time of year, send us a picture, and tell us about your graduate. Please send it to Beth in the office.
Noah's Ark in the Park!
Who gets saved? And who gets wet? And who is God? Hint: the one with the rainbow! Family & Friends Gathering presents Noah’s Ark in the Park with a cast of preschool and Kids Klub, and the Knopf's in leading roles. Coming to YouTube on May 21. 
What are People saying about In-Person Worship?
Some were quick to take the Survey on In-Person Worship. Here is a snapshot of the first 100 responses:
  1. Had the Jab! 61% have had one shot, and 73% are fully vaccinated.
  2. Wait for In-Person Worship: Forty percent prefer to wait until fall for in-person worship inside and 50% who said start outside, and 41% who prefer to RSVP for limited in-person worship.
  3. We Love Options! 81% have participated online for worship, meetings and/or study. 68% want to keep an online option after in-person worship starts.
  4. We’ll Help! Greeters, readers, cleaners and chair wranglers (in that order). Folks will help with in-person worship needs.
  5. Guided by Guidelines: 90% will follow public health guidelines for religious gatherings, and 70% pay attention to the Governor’s phased guidelines.
Thanks to all who have taken the survey. If you haven’t yet, please find the link in the eNews. We want to hear from EveryOne!
Missing EveryOne
Check this video out and see if you recognize your siblings in Christ. Get the link here
4pm Wed., June 9 Drive Through Celebrating Debbie Cooper

Debbie Cooper has served as the Director of our Preschool Ministry for over 20 years. She has shared her creativity, experience, determination, grace and faith. As she retires from her responsibilities at the end of the school year we will be celebrating and honoring the legacy she has pioneered.
VBS 2021
Vacation Bible School is coming August 9 - 12. Registration information coming soon. Interested in joining the planning team? Contact Taryn Hauglie
6th-12th Grade Youth Meet In-Person
12noon Sundays
Masks, distancing, mostly outdoors, forehead thermometers… and best of all, a new sense of community, faith and fun! Taryn and the CYFM Committee are eager to gather the kids.

Contact Taryn Hauglie, Director of Children, Youth, and Family ministries oslc-everett.com for more about ways kids can connect.
Men in Mission, Leah's Circle, Quilters
Begin Meeting In-Person
As more of our members and friends are vaccinated, opportunities for safe, distanced and brief gatherings become more possible. Contact Tim Knopf about Men in Mission, Carolyn Otterness about Leah's Circle and Alma Knudsen with the quilters.
Men In Mission
Sat., May 15th Our Savior’s Bible Study Group will meet on Zoom from 8am - 9:30 am. Discussion will be Matthew 28:16-20. Contact Tim Knopf 
We Need A Painter
Mike Barthol and the Property committee are looking for help with projects.
Contact Mike Barthol for details.
Tech Team is Growing
We're looking for camera people, video editors and those with a knack for tech to join the team. As we look into the future, we will to continue our ministry and outreach with a meaningful and well prepared online presence.

Contact Pastor David or Pastor Deb for details
7pm Wed. May 19
Live Stream Holy Communion
Get the link HERE or watch live on FB

We look forward to about 30 minutes together for a reading, prayers, the Sacrament and some sharing
starting at 7pm.
"Christ or Country: The Dangers of Christian Nationalism"
10am Sunday, May 16 and 23 - online
Co-led by Pastor David Parks and Rev Dr Rick Rouse. Explore what ELCA Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton describes as “one of the biggest threats to both Christianity and to American democracy in America today.” Course description HERE

To register email Rev Rick Rouse
What About Finances?
People are generous. Your contributions sustain our work together.

In March we had $43,342 in contributions against a budget of $44,200. Thanks.
22 Enrolled in Kids Klub
There are opening for Kids Klub! 12:30 - 3pm Wednesday's contact Debbie Cooper or call 425-252.0413
Meals for those in Need
Our Savior's Lutheran Church and Everett Hot Meals Coalition were able to serve 94 of our neighbors in need.

Thank you, Susan Songstad, Grace Williams, Jill Anderson and family, Debbie and Larry Stave and Kristen Yanasak for all the help making lunches for Families Feeding Families.
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