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    • WEEKEND OF MARCH 6, 2011 OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH “We’re Open on Sundays!” 120 South Henry, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54302 Web: www.oslc-gb.org +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ OUR SAVIOUR CONTACT INFORMATIONMichelle Burhite, Church Office 468-4065/Fax: 468-5757 info@oslc-gb.orgDavid H. Hatch, Sr Pastor 465-8118/Emergency: 609-0248 dave@oslc-gb.orgGreg Hovland, Assoc Pastor 544-3614 greg@oslc-gb.orgChristina Scholz, Preschool Director 468-3590 christina@oslc-gb.org
    • LIKE A LAMB – March came in like a lamb…and here at Our Saviour, we celebrate the Lambof God who came to suffer and die for our sins so that we may have eternal life with Him. Weask visitors to please fill out the Fellowship Pad (it‟s in the hymnal rack) with the date, name,address, phone number, etc. Please come worship again!EXPERIENCING JOY DURING A "CRUCIBLE EXPERIENCE" – Join us for our BibleStudy class on Sundays at 9:15 and 10:30am. A "Crucible Experience” is a time of suffering thatproduces a deep transformation on the inside. Come and watch St. Paul share his deep inner joyduring a time in the "crucible" as written in the book of Philippians.NURSERY AND SUNDAY SCHOOL – Children toddling to age 3 are invited to the Nursery(9:15am only) and ages 4 to grade 6 are welcome in Sunday School (children are dismissed to goto class after the Children‟s Sermon during the 9:15am service); classes end at 10:30am. If youneed assistance, please talk to an usher. If you need a registration form, they can be found in theoffice hallway (yellow form in the tall brochure holder by the youth bulletin board).LENT BEGINS THIS WEEK – March 9 is Ash Wednesday and services will be at 4:00pm and6:30pm. A luncheon will be provided between services by the Fellowship Committee for a freewill offering. Weekly Lenten services will continue on Wednesdays at these same times with aluncheon available each week in the gym. If your group is interested in preparing and serving theluncheon for a night or two, please contact Pastor Greg.THINKING ABOUT MEMBERSHIP? WANT TO STRENGTHEN YOUR FAITH? –Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:20 pm to 6:20pm on March 9, 16, 23 and 30 andApril 6 and 13. Your teachers will be Pastor Dave Hatch and Pastor Greg Hovland. This class isused as a path to membership through Adult Confirmation but all members and non-members arewelcome to come to strengthen their knowledge in the Christian faith. RSVPs requested but notrequired; please call Michelle in the office at 468-4065 or email info@oslc-gb.org.GIFT CARDS…FOR EVERYDAY NEEDS – It‟s easy. Stop by the Welcome Center andpurchase gift cards. Instead of using cash or a credit card at the store, just use the gift card youbought through our SCRIP program. Many cards are available today (Festival or Copp‟s, BP orShell gas, Fleet Farm and Wal-Mart, etc.). Check the list of SCRIP for other cards that can beordered for pick up next week. If you have a large order, a special order may be placed for youupon request; please talk to Julie Richter. Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement plan.REALLY BAD GIRLS OF THE BIBLE – Take a pink schedule from the coffee bar. Copies ofthe book are available online or at Lighthouse Christian Books. See you on Ash Wednesday(March 9), for our first class!LENT DINNERS HOSTED BY LWML – Some of the dinners between Lenten services will behosted by the LWML. We no longer have formal meetings, but instead are project-based. We putout pleas for help with specific projects. If you would like to donate food or serve one of thedinners during Lent, we would love it! Watch for sign-up sheets or contact Stephenie Hovland(264-8317), Teri Watt (445-6002), or Donna Arthur (435-2609).
    • SODA DONATIONS NEEDED FOR FISH FRY – Donations of Coke, Pepsi, Mountain Dew,Sprite and Diet Sprite are needed. If you can help, please bring your donations to the kitchen assoon as possible.LOOKING TO BRING OUT YOUR INNER ARTIST? – Join us for “Sweet Monday” onMarch 7th! Door County Artist Christine Kiel will teach us how to create a beautifully paintedserving plate. This is a FREE social, including fun, sweet treats, and a project to take home. Meetin Classroom 1 between 6 and 6:30pm for snacks and conversation; instruction begins at 6:30pm.Come join us and bring a friend! Contact Maggie Hinz at 265-6432 with questions.YOUTH NIGHT CHANGES – Beginning this week (March 9-Ash Wednesday), there will beno Wednesday Confirmation Class BUT Confirmation Youth are expected to attend service (at 4or 6:30pm). Homework help, study time, play time, etc. will be available from 3pm to 6:30pm.8 WEEKS – 2011 is 8 Sundays old as of February 20. Our budget called for giving of $84,518.56during that time frame and we have received $68,649.04 bringing a to-date shortfall of$15,869.52. We ask that you prayerfully continue to support His work at Our Saviour through thebrass plate.SUPER SALE DONATIONS – Donations are being accepted for the August 20 event. NOclothes are sold in the Super Sale but we take almost everything else…furniture, linens, books,holiday items, cookware, glassware, CDs/DVDs, tools, luggage, etc. We ask that you do notbring computers or TVs (0unless flat screen/panel) or Encyclopedia-type books.CPR CERTIFICATION – Do you want to get certified in CPR or do you need to be recertified?If you have an interest in either, please contact Michelle in the church office at 468-4065 orinfo@oslc-gb.org by Tuesday, March 8 to sign up. Our class for both is scheduled on Tuesday,March 22 from 6-9pm but reservations are required.PADDING THE GYM – N.E.W. Lutheran High School has asked for wall pads in the gym. Ifyou are interested in providing funds to pay for the padding in whole or in part (the cost of onepad is $60; $1,160 is needed for the total project), please contact Michelle at 468-4065.CHICKS WITH STIX – Please add this date to your calendar…April 11 at 6:30pm. It isimportant that we get together. We have an exciting new project coming up this spring. Do youwant to LEARN TO KNIT? We will teach you!! This is a service outreach of Our SaviourLutheran Church. If you have any questions, please contact Caroline Arndt at 469-3140.HELP FOR THE HOMELESS – Sunday School students will be collecting personal care itemsand cleaning supplies for the Brown County Homeless Coalition and Howe Family ResourceCenter. Notes were sent home with students about specific items being requested each week. Weencourage all members of Our Saviour to also donate thru March 27. A list of suggested items isin the office hallway as well as by the collection boxes by the upstairs coat room/restrooms.DONATION CORNER – We‟re still collecting non-perishable food, prescription pill bottles,cell phones and mfrs‟ coupons; bins are on the 2nd floor just past the elevator. The Box Tops,
    • Labels for Education, Capri Sun, etc. cart remains in the main hallway by the Preschool door.Empty ink jet cartridges can be placed on the cart by the Preschool door (as a donation to Trinity)or in the church secretary‟s mailbox (as a donation to Our Saviour). We are collecting personalhygiene/household items through March. COUPON NOTE: Please be careful…don‟t cut toomany at one time or clip too close… the expiration date and bar code must be intact to beredeemed. Coupons expired (up to two months) work, too!MEMORIAL GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE – Are you looking for a way to memorialize afriend or relative? The Gideons offers a sympathy card to send to the family with information onthe donation you made to The Gideons in their loved one‟s name. The cards include the donationform and envelope to mail your donation directly to The Gideons.SAVE YOUR PILLOWCASES! – When youre spring cleaning, save pillowcases for a newmission project (more details will come later.) You can drop off donations n the knitting basket.CHRIST OF THE BAY RUMMAGE SALE – Saturday, March 12th from 8am to 2pm. Itemsfor sale include furniture, small appliances, toys, books, clothing, etc. A portion of the proceedswill benefit Trinity Elementary School.ADVERTIZE YOUR BUSINESS IN THE VOICE – We are now accepting new advertisersfor our monthly newsletter, The Voice. A business card sized space is available at a cost of $300for one year or $25 per month. Please contact Michelle at 468-4065 or info@oslc-gb.org; ads canbe seasonal/short-term if desired. All ads must be „print ready‟.DISCOUNT CARDS FOR SALE – The N.E.W. Softball Team is selling discount cards for$10. Information about the card can be found on the office hallway bulletin board; you can usethe card over and over again! See Kellie Meerstein.BIDS 4 KIDS – The “Bids-4-Kids” Auction for the “Every Kid to Camp” ministry will takeplace on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Rose Garden in Wausau. Auction items are needed. Silentauction items should range in value from $25-$50. Live auction items should have a value of $50or more. This auction raises money to send kids, who might not otherwise have the opportunity,to a week of summer camp at no expense to their parents. Please let Sandi or Lee Belmas at theNorth Wisconsin District LCMS know if you have an item to donate. Your help is greatlyappreciated. sandy@nwdlcms.org or lee@nwdlcms.org. Call 715-845-8241, ext. 32.REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL AUCTION – Please join us at 210 S. Oneida Street onMarch 12 for our annual auction. Silent auction begins at 10 am with the live auction at 1:30pm.We have authentic Packer signed items from this year. Mexican cuisine will be served all day.New this year will be our flat screen television give away with a $15 purchase of a Redeemersouvenir - enter as many times as you would like; must be present to win. Free Admission.CHRIST’S KINGDOM: 2011 LENTEN DEVOTIONS – This Lenten Devotion is provided forFREE by Lutheran Association of Missionaries. Copies are available in the Narthex.
    • LENTEN DEVOTIONS FROM LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRIES (LHM) – The LightShines in the Darkness will be available at www.lentendevotions.net as a daily readable,downloadable, printable and customizable offering. An audio version will be available beginningMarch 9. The Light Shines in the Darkness is also available as an e-mail subscription. TheJourney Continues is available at the same website and can be read, printed, downloaded andcustomized. The Journey Continues can be accessed as a video blog (vlog) by going towww.overthestatic.comGRANDKIDS CAMP AUGUST 12-14!! – What a wonderful way to spend some one-on-onetime with your grandchild AND encourage their growing relationship with Jesus! It is a weekendyou will treasure for years to come, and the impact will last a lifetime. Don‟t miss thisopportunity with your pre-k or kindergarten-aged grandchild! It would make an awesomeEaster gift of faith to your next generation!CAMP LUTHER GOLF CHALLENGE ON JUNE 10 – We are set for another fun day ofgolf, prizes, laughter and fellowship. Join us at the Northwood Golf Club in Rhinelander. Eachgolfer is asked to raise $200 for Camp Luther and present it as their registration fee that day.Gather a foursome for a fantastic day of golf that benefits the ministry of Camp Luther! Thanksto a generous donation by MCL Industries, each dollar contributed will go towards Retreat Centermortgage retirement, which is now below $500,000!!CAMPERSHIP WINNERS – The winners of the Camperships (free scholarships to CampLuther) offered by Camp Luther were Grace Scholz and Jacob Champeau. Each can bring along afriend (also for free). Congratulations and have a great time! SOUP SCORES FOR CAMP LUTHER – Labels for Education collected at Our Saviour aredonated to Camp Luther. A recent thank you letter sent in response to our recent donationincluded a personal note. It read „Thanks again, and again. Our Saviour is still our TOPCampbell‟s Soup partner! Keep eating that soup and supporting this great ministry!LAST CHANCE FOR DIRECTORY UPDATES – We are working on the final proof for thenew pictorial directory. If you have any changes to make to your personal information (name,address, phone number, persons living or not living in your household), please contact the officeon or before Monday, March 7.PACKERS BENEFIT OUR SAVIOUR – 240 Our Saviour members and friends, as well asTrinity parents, worked the 11 home Packers events at Lambeau Field during the 2010-2011season. Their efforts raised $11,440 for Our Saviour and $650 for Trinity Lutheran School. LAST WEEK’S GIVING REPORT (Our 2011 approved budget calls for $10,564.82 per week) Total gifts for ministry: Feb 21-27, 2011: $6,740.06
    • DONATION CORNER – We‟re still collecting non-perishable food, prescription pill bottles,cell phones and mfrs‟ coupons; bins are on the 2nd floor just past the elevator. The Box Tops,Labels for Education, Capri Sun, etc. cart remains in the main hallway by the Preschool door.Empty ink jet cartridges can be placed on the cart by the Preschool door (as a donation to Trinity)or in the church secretary‟s mailbox (as a donation to Our Saviour). We are collecting personalhygiene/household items through March. COUPON NOTE: Please be careful…don‟t cut toomany at one time or clip too close… the expiration date and bar code must be intact to beredeemed. Coupons expired (up to two months) work, too!MEMORIAL GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE – Are you looking for a way to memorialize afriend or relative? The Gideons offers a sympathy card to send to the family with information onthe donation you made to The Gideons in their loved one‟s name. The cards include the donationform and envelope to mail your donation directly to The Gideons.SAVE YOUR PILLOWCASES! – When youre spring cleaning, save pillowcases for a newmission project (more details will come later.) You can drop off donations n the knitting basket.CHRIST OF THE BAY RUMMAGE SALE – Saturday, March 12th from 8am to 2pm. Itemsfor sale include furniture, small appliances, toys, books, clothing, etc. A portion of the proceedswill benefit Trinity Elementary School.ADVERTIZE YOUR BUSINESS IN THE VOICE – We are now accepting new advertisersfor our monthly newsletter, The Voice. A business card sized space is available at a cost of $300for one year or $25 per month. Please contact Michelle at 468-4065 or info@oslc-gb.org; ads canbe seasonal/short-term if desired. All ads must be „print ready‟.DISCOUNT CARDS FOR SALE – The N.E.W. Softball Team is selling discount cards for$10. Information about the card can be found on the office hallway bulletin board; you can usethe card over and over again! See Kellie Meerstein.BIDS 4 KIDS – The “Bids-4-Kids” Auction for the “Every Kid to Camp” ministry will takeplace on Saturday, Sept. 24 at the Rose Garden in Wausau. Auction items are needed. Silentauction items should range in value from $25-$50. Live auction items should have a value of $50or more. This auction raises money to send kids, who might not otherwise have the opportunity,to a week of summer camp at no expense to their parents. Please let Sandi or Lee Belmas at theNorth Wisconsin District LCMS know if you have an item to donate. Your help is greatlyappreciated. sandy@nwdlcms.org or lee@nwdlcms.org. Call 715-845-8241, ext. 32.REDEEMER LUTHERAN SCHOOL AUCTION – Please join us at 210 S. Oneida Street onMarch 12 for our annual auction. Silent auction begins at 10 am with the live auction at 1:30pm.We have authentic Packer signed items from this year. Mexican cuisine will be served all day.New this year will be our flat screen television give away with a $15 purchase of a Redeemersouvenir - enter as many times as you would like; must be present to win. Free Admission.
    • CHRIST’S KINGDOM: 2011 LENTEN DEVOTIONS – This Lenten Devotion is provided forFREE by Lutheran Association of Missionaries. Copies are available in the Narthex.LENTEN DEVOTIONS FROM LUTHERAN HOUR MINISTRIES (LHM) – The LightShines in the Darkness will be available at www.lentendevotions.net as a daily readable,downloadable, printable and customizable offering. An audio version will be available beginningMarch 9. The Light Shines in the Darkness is also available as an e-mail subscription. TheJourney Continues is available at the same website and can be read, printed, downloaded andcustomized. The Journey Continues can be accessed as a video blog (vlog) by going towww.overthestatic.comGRANDKIDS CAMP AUGUST 12-14!! – What a wonderful way to spend some one-on-onetime with your grandchild AND encourage their growing relationship with Jesus! It is a weekendyou will treasure for years to come, and the impact will last a lifetime. Don‟t miss thisopportunity with your pre-k or kindergarten-aged grandchild! It would make an awesomeEaster gift of faith to your next generation!CAMP LUTHER GOLF CHALLENGE ON JUNE 10 – We are set for another fun day ofgolf, prizes, laughter and fellowship. Join us at the Northwood Golf Club in Rhinelander. Eachgolfer is asked to raise $200 for Camp Luther and present it as their registration fee that day.Gather a foursome for a fantastic day of golf that benefits the ministry of Camp Luther! Thanksto a generous donation by MCL Industries, each dollar contributed will go towards Retreat Centermortgage retirement, which is now below $500,000!!CAMPERSHIP WINNERS – The winners of the Camperships (free scholarships to CampLuther) offered by Camp Luther were Grace Scholz and Jacob Champeau. Each can bring along afriend (also for free). Congratulations and have a great time! SOUP SCORES FOR CAMP LUTHER – Labels for Education collected at Our Saviour aredonated to Camp Luther. A recent thank you letter sent in response to our recent donationincluded a personal note. It read „Thanks again, and again. Our Saviour is still our TOPCampbell‟s Soup partner! Keep eating that soup and supporting this great ministry!LAST CHANCE FOR DIRECTORY UPDATES – We are working on the final proof for thenew pictorial directory. If you have any changes to make to your personal information (name,address, phone number, persons living or not living in your household), please contact the officeon or before Monday, March 7.PACKERS BENEFIT OUR SAVIOUR – 240 Our Saviour members and friends, as well asTrinity parents, worked the 11 home Packers events at Lambeau Field during the 2010-2011season. Their efforts raised $11,440 for Our Saviour and $650 for Trinity Lutheran School. LAST WEEK’S GIVING REPORT (Our 2011 approved budget calls for $10,564.82 per week)
    • Total gifts for ministry: Feb 21-27, 2011: $6,740.06 WHO IS SERVING IN HIS HOUSE THIS WEEK Altar Guild for March: Michele Staszak and Julie Arts The Eternal Flame is sponsored by Carol Helebrant’s family in memory of Frank B. Helebrant.DAY DATE TIME ORGANIST USHER ELDER ACOLYTE READERThurs Mar 3 12:15pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/aThurs Mar 3 7:00 pm Judy O Chuck A John C Jessica G Patti LSun Mar 6 7:45 am Judy O John K Andrew P Devon H Henry GSun Mar 6 9:15 am Band Dave B Paul C Brandon H Rosemary CSun Mar 6 10:45 am Judy O Mike C Royal B Katherine H Mike C Lives Touched By the Gospel Feb 21-27: 407 (This number does not include Sunday School, Bible Classes or our 4 Preaching Stations) WHAT’S UP THIS WEEK AT OUR SAVIOUR Sunday March 6 Weds (cont) 7:45 am Traditional Worship 5:00 pm Luncheon in Gym 9:15 am Praise Worship 5:15 pm Bad Girls Bible Study Preschool Sings 5:20 pm Faith Builder Class 9:15 am Bible Study 6:30 pm Worship Service 9:30 am Sunday School 5:00 pm Luncheon in Gym 10:30 am Bible Study 10:45 am Traditional Worship Thursday March 10 9:00 am Staff Meeting Monday March 7 5:00 pm Fish Fry Prep 5:30 pm Board of Youth 6:00 pm Praise Band Practice 6:00 pm Sweet Monday 7:00 pm Board of Elders Friday March 11 5:00 pm Monthly Fish Fry Tuesday March 8 7:00 am Bible Study Sunday March 13 9:00 am Bible Study Communion 7:00 pm GriefShare 2:00 am Daylight Saving Time
    • 7:00 pm Choir Practice Spring Ahead 7:45 am Traditional WorshipWednesday March 9 9:15 am Praise Worship Ash Wednesday Sunday School Sings Communion 9:15 am Bible Study3:00 pm Youth Night 9:30 am Sunday School4:00 pm Worship Service 10:30 am Bible Study 10:45 am Traditional Worship