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  • 1. OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH–Weekend of October 11, 2009 120 S Henry St., Green Bay, Wisconsin 54302 Web: www.oslc-gb.org OUR SAVIOUR CONTACT INFORMATION Michelle Burhite, Church Office 468-4065/Fax: 468-5757 info@oslc-gb.org Dave Hatch, Sr Pastor 465-8118/Emergency: 609-0248 dave@oslc-gb.org Greg Hovland, Assoc Pastor 544-3614 greg@oslc-gb.org Christina Scholz, Preschool Director 468-3590 christina@oslc-gb.org GIVING REPORT – OCTOBER 4, 2009 WE ALWAYS PRAISE THE LORD! (Our current approved budget calls for $10,545.77 per week) Total gifts for September 27 $ 7,859.75 Total gifts for October 4 $11,039.54 WHO’S ON DECK THIS WEEK Altar Guild for October: Judi Kuehl and Lori Rutherford The Eternal Flame is provided by Delores, Jill and Dawn Siegmund in memory of Earl Siegmund. DAY DATE TIME ORGANIST USHER ELDER ACOLYTE READER Thu Oct 8 12:15 pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Thu Oct 8 7:00 pm Judy O P Kuehl Juhnke J Klemme n/a Sun Oct 11 7:45 am Judy O M Dalebroux Prescher G Jackson A Breitlow Sun Oct 11 9:15 am Band D Wians D Wians S Knurr K Meerstein Sun Oct 11 10:45 am Band G Buechner Luepke R Sipple n/a N Pinchart WHAT‘S UP THIS WEEK AT OUR SAVIOUR Sunday (10/11) 7:45 am Traditional Worship w/Holy Communion, Sanctuary 9:15 am Praise Worship w/Holy Communion, Sanctuary 9:30 am Adult Confirmation Class, Parlor 10:45 am Traditional Worship w/Holy Baptism, Youth Confirmation, Holy Communion Monday (10/12) 3:30 pm Trinity Volleyball, Gym Tuesday (10/13) 7:00 am Bible Study, Parlor 9:00 am Bible Study, Classroom #1 6:30 pm Financial Peace University, Fellowship Hall 7:00 pm Choir Practice, Sanctuary 7:00 pm Council Meeting, Classroom #1 Wednesday (10/14) 3:30 pm Youth Night, Youth Room 5:30 pm Praise Band Practice, Sanctuary 6:00 pm Confirmation, Classroom #1/Fellowship Hall 6:00 pm ‗Bad Girls‘ Bible Study, Parlor Thursday (10/15) 11:00 am ‗Bad Girls‘ Bible Study, Classroom #1 12:15 pm Brown Bag Worship, Parlor 12:45 pm Staff Meeting, Conference Room 7:00 pm Traditional Worship, Sanctuary Sunday (10/18) 7:45 am Traditional Worship, Sanctuary 9:15 am Praise Worship, Sanctuary 9:30 am Faith Booster Class, Parlor 10:30 am Faith Booster Class, Parlor 10:45 am Traditional Worship, Sanctuary VISITORS FALL FOR OUR SAVIOUR – Visitors and friends are always welcome to worship with us. Please let us know you were here; fill out the Fellowship Pad (it‘s in the hymnal rack) with today‘s date, name, address, phone #, etc. TODAY IS LOYALTY SUNDAY – Did you forget your Pledge Card at home? If you need another copy, fear not! Additional copies are available in the Narthex. Your completed forms can be placed in the offering plate or placed in the Stewardship mailbox in the office hallway. Every Our Saviour household is asked to complete one pledge card. FAITH BOOSTER SHOT – Join us in the Parlor for ‗Faith Booster‘, doubling as an Adult Confirmation Class. No matter how long you have been on the Christian journey, or how high or low your path has taken you, this class will boost your faith and build your fellowship circle! You will read and hear things long forgotten or freshly learned. It's a "don't miss" event; the whole family will benefit! Come to the Parlor at 9:30 or 10:30 am and every Sunday until November 22. OCTOBER 18 GAME – 6 more runners are needed for the game against the Lions next week. Sign up sheets are at the coffee bar. Workers must complete an online test; information can be found at the coffee bar. Questions? Call Neil Burmeister at 866-9088. OSLC members, non-members, friends, etc. are welcome. OSLC receives $50 for each runner. NURSERY FOR TODDLERS – Children, toddler thru age 3, are welcome to the nursery during the 9:15 am service. Take the elevator to ‗LL‘ and turn left. A state-of-the-art pager system will quietly alert you if you are needed. NURSERY ATTENDANTS NEEDED – The nursery is open during the 9:15 am service to watch toddlers through 3 years old. We would like to prepare a pool of adult volunteers (21 and older) that is big enough to create a schedule where each volunteer is needed only once each month. Call Mike Charles at 337-0940 if you are interested in joining this year's pool. The schedule for attendants is created one month in advance and we can work with your busy calendar. Background checks are required for all nursery workers. Information on that can be found by calling Michelle at 468-4065.
  • 2. BE THE FIRST TO KNOW! – Join the Fellowship Express, a contact list of folks who will receive ‗express‘ emails about special events, fellowship activities, opportunities at OSLC, etc. email in a fast, efficient manner. To ‗join‘, email your name and email address to trichter@new.rr.com and copy info@oslc-gb.org. YOUTH NIGHT – On nights when the Confirmation Youth meet, youth in grades 6 through 12 are welcome in the Youth room from 3:30-7:30pm. A meal will be provided for a free will donation. Use the games, sit back and visit, do some homework...all in a safe, Christian environment. The gym may also be available! Join us; feel free to bring a friend! YARD WORK FOR EVERYONE! – Put November 7 on your calendar today, and then come to OSLC that day armed with your yard rake. Help prepare the church lawn for the upcoming Wisconsin Winter. We‘ll start at 8am and be done by noon! Many hands make light work, so please join us. Families welcome. FEEDING THE HOMELESS MINISTRY –“Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed you, or thirsty and give you something to drink? Then the King will reply, I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.” Matthew 25:37, 40. The homeless shelter at St. John will open Nov 1st. Last spring, Our Saviour members provided several meals for the residents and we would like to continue this ministry with a commitment of providing one dinner each month. We will receive a schedule of available dates for dinners from the shelter in early October. Meals (for approximately 45 people) need to be cooked outside the shelter and brought to the shelter ready to be served by 5:30pm. We need people to help plan the menu and also to prepare and serve the meal. Donations of milk, fruit, soup, paper products, or money to purchase items are always appreciated. Anyone wishing to work with us in this ministry should contact Linda Callesen, 468-4819, Caroline Arndt 469-3140, or Gloria Morgan 468-6881. A lot of kneeling will keep you in good standing. DONATIONS REQUESTED – With Fish Fry Fridays back in full swing, we again ask for donations of Coke and Pepsi products. Both regular and diet (and caffeine-free varieties) are needed. Your help is appreciated. IT’S ADDING UP! – Please continue to place Coke Rewards Points in the Youth Board mailbox. Thanks for helping. DO YOU TWITTER? – It‘s the newest thing in communications! You can now receive tweets on Twitter when OSLC updates the website with new information about our ministries. Follow OSLC on Twitter at www.twitter.com/oslcgb. PICK THEM UP TODAY – The minutes from the August Council meeting can be picked up from the Welcome Center. The Oct-Dec issue of the Portals of Prayer is now available in the Narthex. Large print version available from the office. WHAT DID YOU SAY? – The Preschool is currently running two fund raisers. If you would like to purchase Door County Coffee products or Racine Kringles items, please contact the office for products, costs, etc. PIZZA FUNDRAISER – The OSLC youth planning to attend the 2010 National Youth Gathering will be selling freshly made Take & Bake one-topping pizzas on October 25th. No preorder needed. Cost $10 each. First come, first serve. OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOE BOX COLLECTION PLANNED – ―Jesus said, Let the little children come to me and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” Matthew 19:14.” Samaritan's Purse, the sponsor of Operation Christmas Child, is an organization dedicated to bringing hope and the Good News to those in desperate need around the world. This year the shoe boxes will be collected until the morning of November 18th. They may be dropped off at Our Saviour until that date and will be taken to Green Bay Community Church on Cardinal Lane. From there they will be sent to one of 5 U.S. Processing centers…and from there shipped all over the world. By participating in this mission you can help bring joy and hope to children in difficult situations. Details of shoe box assembly can be found on the ‗Member to Member‘ bulletin board or in the November issue of The Voice. NEWLHS HAPPENINGS – The Sunday, October 18th Celebration of Praise will begin at 6:30 pm at Redeemer Lutheran Church. An Internet Safety program will be held on Tuesday, October 27 at 7pm at NEWLHS for parents and students in grades 6-12. For $30, you can purchase the 2010 Entertainment Book from the NEWLHS office. NEWLHS 19TH ANNUAL AUCTION – November 14th the fun begins at 4pm with the Silent Auction (ending at 6pm). Then on to dinner at 6:15pm (Chicken & Tenderloin Tips) before the Live Auction begins at 7pm. Where: Legends/Swan Club, 875 Heritage Road, DePere. Tickets: $30/person, $15/Student, $200/Table of 8 (purchased in advance) include admission, dinner, and bidder number. Please contact NEW Lutheran High School at 1311 S. Robinson Ave 469-6810. All tickets must be reserved/paid for by October 30th. They can be mailed to you or held for your arrival on Auction Day! NORTH WISCONSIN DISTRICT – An Adult Gathering will be held on November 12 at The Plaza in Wausau. Keynote speaker will be Rev. Dr. James Lamb, Executive Director, Lutherans for Life. Special speaker will be Mr. Lee Belmas, Asst to the President, NWD-LCMS. Mr. Belmas is a recent liver transplant recipient. Cost is $22 and includes lunch. Check the NWD-LCMS website or check the office hallway bulletin board for registration brochures. TODAY, OCTOBER 11 BENEFIT FOR JORDAN HISCHKE – Jordan, age 23, is autistic and was recently diagnosed with Glioblastoma Multiforme of the spinal cord. He is paralyzed from the waist down. A benefit to help the family to add a downstairs bedroom will be held at The Club at Tom, Dick and Harry‘s (835 Potts Avenue) from 1-6pm. Cash donations are also accepted. Checks can be written to ‗Pilgrim Lutheran Church FBO Hischke Family‘ and mailed to Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1731 St. Agnes Drive, Green Bay, WI 54304. Event details can be found in the office hallway. GREEN BAY TRINITY ANNUAL MAGAZINE SALE – Renew your magazine subscriptions through Trinity Elementary School or give new subscriptions as gifts. Catalogs of available magazines can be found at the Welcome Center; please place your completed order form and money in the box provided by October 26. Trinity receives 50% of the total sales. This is a "painless" fundraiser for all…we all love to read and look at pictures, don‘t we?? LIFE QUOTE – ―Above all things, my faith motivates me to do as much as I can and strive to do more in the pro-life movement. As a child of God, I know a truth that is stronger than anything the world can throw at me—the power of eternal life through Christ. I cannot, because of who I am as a child of God, keep silent as my own generation is denied the chance to exist.‖ Janice Nihill, a 17-year-old senior and student pro-life leader at the 2008 March for Life in Washington D.C. This “Life Quote” is from Lutherans for Life –www.lutheransforlife.org

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