7pm Wednesday, Feb. 24 Lost & Found
Get the link HERE
7pm February 24— March 24
Holy Communion and personal stories of things lost and things found in the wake of the challenges of the last year. We hear from:
  • Jordan Stephens, Mom and Attorney
  • Matt Dougherty, Dad and Electrical Engineer
  • Phil Dykema, Tenor and Microbiologist
  • Jackie Knopf, Grandma and retired teacher
  • Claire Dobler, Sister and Acct Manager
  • Bob Dobler, Dad and Developer
  • Jay Cook, Dad and Chief Med Officer
In-Person Middle and High School Youth 12noon Sundays Starting March 7
Masks, distancing, mostly outdoors, forehead thermometers… and mostly, 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.
Pastor Deb thanks EveryOne for the Prayers
The Rev Dr Hilmer Krause, Pastor Deb’s father, died at home in Austin Texas with family close last week. Pastor Squires is there now and is thankful for your prayers and support.

Texas is in tough shape with weather, electricity and water supply, but they are safe and waiting for a change in temperatures and services.
Renew Your Credit and Debit Cards for Give +
It’s that time of year again and many of us have cards expiring and renewing. You will want to be sure your new information is current for Simply Giving/Give+ go to the website, open the “give” tab and click on “donate.” Sheila Bartlett can help! We want to be sure that your gifts continue to support our mission.
It might also be a good time to consider an adjustment to the amount and/or frequency of your offering. The need is real! Your gifts help us maintain and grow our outreach and ministry.

Thanks!
Your Nominating Committee is at Work!
Thinking about leadership here at Church? Pray for Nominating Committee as they discern the process of identifying people to serve in elected positions in the Congregation. In June, we'll be electing council members, Preschool, Memorials, Columbarium, Endowment, Children Youth & Family and representatives to Bethany, Lutherwood, Open Door Ministries, Josephine Caring Community and the Synod Assembly.
February Family & Friends Gathering
"Love Monster and the Last Chocolate"
Recommended
Our Savior's Diversity and Inclusion committee recommends this video. The Black Church The documentary reveals how Black people have worshipped and, through their spiritual journeys, improvised ways to bring their faith traditions from Africa to the New World.
Men In Mission Bible Study - Online
Sat., Feb. 20, Men in Mission will meet 8am to 9:30am to discuss Mark 1: 9-15, “The Baptism and Testing of Jesus.”
“The Faith we Share: Learning from Our
Jewish and Muslim Friends”
Join online,10 am on Sundays via ZOOM March 7, 14, and 21.  The course explores beliefs and practices we hold in common with other faith traditions. Click HERE for class description. For more information or to register contact: Rev. Rick Rouse or the church office
Change for Change
Change for change turns our coins into life-giving change for families in need through the ELCA Hunger program. Our change buys pigs, goats, bees, trees, farm tools—all things to help families be self-sufficient. 
Please share part of your change jar!


Thanks to all who are starting to bring in their piggies and/or their change! This is from preschool. 
Looking for Help with Interior Painting and Repairs
There are spots here at church in the Sanctuary and Commons that need patching, painting and some simple wood working. How about you? Call us in the Church Office 425.252.0413 if you have a few hours to share. 
What's Happening at Preschool?
Registration Dates
Current enrolled students registration date:
8:30am - 1pm Wednesday, February 24
Open Enrollment to public:
9am - 12 noon, Thursday, March 4

OSLC members and Preschool Committee members may register after February 1.

Since September Our Savior's Lutheran Preschool has been operating safely with our enhanced cleaning standards, cooperative preschool families, our amazing staff (we're so grateful) and lots of prayers.

Email: Debbie Cooper for more information.
Attention First, Second and Third Graders!
Kids Klub is on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30pm to 3pm. Email: Debbie Cooper for more information.
Help Kids Learn to Read
Fe y Esperanza (Faith and Hope) Latino Ministry in Everett is looking for older youth and adults to assist with tutoring. No experience necessary.

Due to limited education and English language barriers, parents often struggle to assist with homework. Commitment is an hour to an hour-and-a half a week.

We’re also looking for someone who can send weekly email reminders of our tutoring sessions and supervise the Zoom gatherings.

For more information please email pastor Arhiana Shek Dill at or call 425.312.3795. Thank you/gracias for considering supporting Latino kids and their learning in our community. 
"Dialogues On Sexuality"
Course description HERE
 
Books are available for a suggested donation of $10 and may be picked up at the church office.

Now through February 28, online Sundays at 10am.
Facilitator, Carol Good
The World and the Congregation
Needs Your Peace 
We have been delighted to see the selfie video expressions of peace from the members and friends of Our Savior’s. There have been grandmothers, toddlers, teenagers and pets! Grab your phone, set it to video, hold it in landscape orientation, smile and say “God’s Peace to You!”

We’re collecting these for worship because they bless all those who share online. Your face, your greeting and your willingness to share is a powerful gift and helps in these crazy days of COVID 19. 
100 Tons!
Over the years, 100 tons of leaves, branches and fallen debris around the church have been scooped up by hard working volunteers and donated to a local compositing sight. Thank You!
Families Feeding Families and Hot Meals Coalition Serves the Community
Thank you to all the volunteers who serve our neighbors in need each week.
Check out the Latest Edition of Godly Play
"The Mystery of Easter"
Email Taryn Hauglie if you would like to be on the distribution list and Lindsey Snyder with any questions or needs!
More Members and Friends are Using Text-to-Give
 833-948-2227

After an easy, one-time sign-up, you can make contributions from your phone. Make a regular offering or recurring offering.

The COVID 19 crisis makes your offerings even more important to us. Please share a contribution to regular offering by clicking on the red banner below.
There's a way to make a one-time gift or set up an automatic donation to sustain ministry. Please contact our Financial SecretarSheila Bartlett with questions about your giving.

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