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You can also call the office with any questions. The best way to reach us for any reason is by email at office@oslcslc.org or pastor@oslcslc.org. Or call Pastor Brigette.

Worship each Sunday at 10:00 AM
in-person or live and recorded
on YouTube. Click here for details.

Worship Leaders Needed!

If you would like to participate in worship you can sign up for
multiple dates at oslcslc.org.
Thank you for your ministry!

Connect with OSLC friends
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of meetings.
Prayer Request Opportunities

We are a vibrant community of prayer that encourages opportunities to share prayer requests with each other!
  • Prayers of the People: Click here or email pastor@oslcslc.org by 12:00 PM on Friday if you would like a prayer read during online worship.

  • OSLC Prayer Chain: Email office@oslcslc.org or call (801) 278-1412 during regular office hours.

  • Urgent prayer requests: If you desire immediate prayer support, please contact your friends or small group. You may also text or call Connie (801) 558-6158 or Cathy (801) 557-2032 to contact appropriate prayers.

(Permission should be received beforehand from prayer recipients.)

 Please pray this week for:

Katsy, Charmaine, Adam, Betty, Pat, Evelyn,
John, Marty, James, Sam, Zoe, Lisa, Kathy,
Margaret, Kenzan
OSLC has Stephen Ministers and Visiting Angels available to offer
a listening ear, share a prayer, or engage in friendly conversation.

Contact Connie at (801) 558-6158, or Cathy (801) 557-2032 if you would like to receive a phone call.
Stephen Leaders:

Connie Degn
(801) 558-6158

Cathy Ricci
(801) 557-2032

Pastor Brigette
(720) 202-8212
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about ongoing events and initiatives at OSLC.
October Birthdays
Cathy Ricci
Wade Frischknecht
Steve Baker
Andy Hermanson
Lori Bishop
Leonard McDowell
Irene Nordbrock
Millie Martensen
Harper Abbott
Melissa Mollner
Sylvia Kattekola
Dorothy Purdie
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We've consolidated a number of entries from previous weeks into a single point on oslcslc.org for easy reference. Click the "Giving & Service Opportunities" button above or visit oslcslc.org/service-opportunities for more detail about the following OSLC initiatives and more.

*TOMORROW* Flu Vaccine Clinic, October 14

Buttons 'n Bows, OSLC's neighbor on our east lot, is hosting a flu shot clinic tomorrow, October 14. There are limited appointment slots available so click here or visit the link below to access the sign-up form and reserve a time slot.

*SUNDAY* Outside Worship

Reminder that we will be worshiping outdoors for a few weeks. Please bring a chair and your communion elements. Feel free to dress casually for the weather! See you Sunday!
*NEW* OSLC Health & Operations Committe Update

On Sunday, October 10, the OSLC Health & Operations team gave an updated about our response to COVID-19 the current format of worship for the coming weeks. Click here or visit the link below for details.

*NEW* All Saints Sunday, November 4

All Saints Sunday is November 7, please bring a picture that you don't need returned (we can make copies at OSLC for you if needed) for a special time of remembrance for people who have died and live in our hearts. This is not limited to the past year, but anyone loved one. Our hope is in the promises of God.
*NEW* American Rescue Plan Feedback

Salt Lake County is seeking input on how to spend the $250 million dollars coming to the county from the American Rescue Plan. Click here or visit the link below to fill out the survey and have your voice heard.

*OCTOBER 17* Community Health Fair
Click the image to visit the Christ United Methodist Church website.
*OCTOBER 24* Youth Group Meeting

There will be a Youth Group meeting at 5:00 PM on October 24 for all youth (grades 8-12). We will meet masked and outdoors for games, pizza, and a devotion. All are welcome!
*OCTOBER 24* Confirmation

Confirmation youth will meet in person on October 24 at 11:00 a.m. Please bring your binder!
*OCTOBER 27* Trunk or Treat

On October 27, the LDS Church building at 4032 S 2300 E, Holladay will be holding a Trunk or Treat event for the neighborhood between 6:00-8:00 PM. All are welcome to attend. Wear a fun costume, enjoy some treats, and get to know your neighbors!
*OCTOBER 28* Interfaith Dialogue

We will have an opportunity for an interfaith dialogue over Zoom with Pastor Brigette and the Emerald Hills Islamic Institute. The conversation will take place on October 28, between 6:30-8:00 PM. We will watch a 20 minute documentary called "Purple", then break into groups over Zoom for the dialogue. Please RSVP with Pastor Brigette to receive the Zoom link.
Family Promise SLC: Seeking Case Manager

Family Promise of Salt Lake City is currently hiring for a Case Manager. To inquire or submit a resume for this position, please email Brian Diggs at brian@familypromisesaltlake.org

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in social work or related field.
  • Experience working with families and children.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as effectively within a team. Must be able to work well with colleagues, board members and volunteers.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to follow through on projects in a fast-paced, often pressured environment.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel as well as Google apps such as Sheets and Calendar.
  • Able to lift 25 pounds.

This position reports to the Executive Director, is on-site position and may require occasional evenings or weekends. Competitive salary, mileage reimbursement and benefits are available.

The responsibilities and duties of this full-time position of Case Manager include:

  • Provide clinically-based, trauma-informed care management to support the delivery of effective and efficient support of families.
  • Assess families for psychosocial and economic issues related to their housing stability and overall wellness.
  • Using a variety of treatment modalities, assist families in alleviation or resolution of social, financial, and emotional concerns related to their housing stability.
  • Provide psychoeducation for volunteers regarding the impacts of trauma on a child's development.
  • Using a client-centered, trauma-informed approach, collaborate with school staff to enhance the academic development of children engaged in services at Family Promise.
  • Using school social work skills and knowledge, support parents as they participate in their child's academic development and the school system.
  • Maintain client files and case notes.
  • Build relationships with community agencies.
  • Assist with Family Promise duties as needed.
  • Assist with other emergency shelter programs as needed.

Family Promise is an organization with the mission of helping families experiencing homelessness find independence and security. We strive to support and partner with families as they transition to permanent housing through community, empowerment and care. We are seeking a case manager who will enable Family Promise Salt Lake to further our mission and be a part of the solution to end homelessness for families.
Generosity Team Project Chair, Susan Rodriguez

The Generosity team met and Susan Rodriquez has agreed to take the lead on the fencing project. She is looking for people to join her team. Reach out to Sue (suguez@aol.com) if you would like to assist with this project.
October Senior Spotlight: Betty Dickinson

Betty and her husband Ron were almost married 50 years when Ron passed away in 2014. Betty has lived in SLC since 2009.


Q: Where were you born? 

Betty was born in Roanoke, Virginia. Her parents passed away at a young age and she was raised by a cousin. Betty has one brother. Betty also lived in Pennsylvania and Alabama when growing up. Betty met her husband and they moved to California. Betty and Ron raised their 3 children in Minnesota, a daughter, who was killed when she was 21 years old, and 2 sons, one lives in Ogden and one in West Valley. Betty has a 7 year old granddaughter.

Q: Before retirement, how did you spend your time?

Betty worked at Southern Bell after graduating from high school. Betty enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Q: How did you find OSLC? How long have you been a member? What do you love about the community here? 

Betty found OSLC when she met Melissa Bebe at a fitness center and was invited to come visit Our Saviour’s. Betty has been a member for a few years now. Betty loves the friendliness and caring of the members. Betty is very thankful for being able to watch Worship service live via Youtube every Sunday morning. Betty is very thankful for the members especially Bob Ricci who make this possible. Betty is also thankful for her home visits from Pastor Brigette.

Q: How have you kept in touch with family and friends during this unusual Covid-19 pandemic?

What has kept you going during quarantine? Have you picked up any new hobbies or spent your time in new and different ways?

Betty has kept in touch with family and friends by phone and in person. Betty said what has kept her going during the quarantine is the Lord Jesus Christ and is the center of my heart and life and without him I could do nothing. Betty starts each day by reading her Bible and praying.

Betty hasn’t picked up any new hobbies but she likes to do Word Searches and she helps by picking up her granddaughter after school 3 days a week and being with her. They love to go to the local park and spend time together.
Contact OSLC at office@oslcslc.org or (801) 278-1412