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20110213 announcements

  1. 1. OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH - WEEKEND OF FEBRUARY 13, 2011 “We‟re Open on Sundays!” 120 South Henry, Green Bay, Wisconsin 54302 Web: +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ OUR SAVIOUR CONTACT INFORMATION Michelle Burhite, Church Office 468-4065/Fax: 468-5757 Dave Hatch, Sr Pastor 465-8118/Emergency: 609-0248 Greg Hovland, Assoc Pastor 544-3614 Christina Scholz, Preschool Director 468-3590 WHO‟S ON DECK THIS WEEK Altar Guild for February: Sharon Kucera and Shelley Williams DAY DATE TIME ORGANIST USHER ELDER ACOLYTE READER Thurs Feb 10 12:15pm n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a Thurs Feb 10 7:00 pm Loren T Chuck A Bruce M Brooke S n/a Sun Feb 13 7:45 am Loren T Matt D Andrew P Lexi T Al B Sun Feb 13 9:15 am Band Wendy C Steve R Bryon T Bill C Dave B Paul C Sun Feb 13 10:45 am Loren T Mike C Nate W Eva W Mike C Lives Touched By the Gospel Jan 31–Feb 6: 423 (This number does not include Sunday School, Bible Classes or our 4 Preaching Stations) WHAT‟S UP THIS WEEK AT OUR SAVIOURSunday (2/13) All Day Communion Sunday Wednesday (2/16) 3:00 pm Youth Night All Day Mite Box Sunday 6:00 pm Confirmation 7:45 am Traditional Worship 6:00 pm Praise Band 9:15 am Praise Worship Thursday (2/17) 9:00 am Staff Meeting 9:15 am Bible Study 12:15 pm Brown Bag Worship 9:30 am Sunday School 5:15 pm NEWLHS, Gym 10:30 am Bible Study 7:00 pm Worship Service 10:45 am Traditional Worship 7:45 pm EvangelismTuesday (2/15) 6:30 am Spring Primary Election Saturday (2/19) 8:30 am Pre-Baptism Seminar 7:00 am Bible Study Sunday (2/20) All Day Camp Luther 9:00 am Bible Study 7:45 am Traditional Worship 6:00 pm Church Council 9:15 am Praise Worship 6:30 pm Cub Scout Meeting 9:15 am Bible Study 7:00 pm Choir Practice 9:30 am Sunday School 7:00 pm GriefShare 10:30 am Bible Study 10:45 am Traditional WorshipWE „HEART‟ JESUS – In February we celebrate St. Valentine‟s Day. All year long, we celebrate the love of God ingiving us His son to die on the cross for our sins. We pray that our visitors see that love at Our Saviour. Please let usknow you were here; fill out the Fellowship Pad (it‟s in the hymnal rack) with today‟s date, your name, address, etc.SUNDAY BIBLE CLASS – Come to the Parlor today to study the book of Philippians. We will pick up where we left offtwo weeks ago. There are two times for your convenience each Sunday…9:15am and 10:30am.PLEASE FILL OUT YOUR COMMUNION CARD – When you are communing, please read and complete a cardfrom your pew rack. This reminds us of the importance and meaning of this meal. It also assists the pastors and Elders inmeeting the needs and concerns of missing members.NURSERY AND SUNDAY SCHOOL – Children toddling to age 3 are invited to the Nursery (9:15am service only) andages 4 to grade 6 are welcome in Sunday School (children are dismissed to go to class after the Children‟s Sermon);classes end at 10:30am. If you need assistance, please talk to an usher. If you need a registration form, they can be foundin the office hallway (in the tall brochure holder by the youth bulletin board).
  2. 2. 2011 THEME: HIS LOVE-OUR RESPONSE – In the bulletin today is a „Response Form‟. How might you respond tothe new life He has given you? How might you “stretch yourself” to grow in ways that are new to you? How might youserve Him, joyfully? Please drop off your completed form at the Welcome Center.YOUTH NIGHT THIS WEEK – Come for homework help, to study and play and eat a great meal for just $3. Youth upto grade 6 can stay until 6pm when 7th and 8th graders go to class; Senior High youth are welcome to stay until 7:30pm.CHOIR REHEARSALS – They‟re back! We practice each Tuesday at 7:00pm; newcomers are always welcome. Pleasecome sing with us as we prepare music for the Lenten/Easter season. Got questions? Call Judy OGrady (469-0948).LAST CHANCE…CAMP LUTHER FOR FREE?!? – Camp Luther has offered 4 of their „Camperships‟ to OurSaviour. If your child is in grades 3-8 and has NEVER been to Camp Luther for Summer Camp, he/she is eligible. Foryour chance to win, sign up at the Welcome Center today! A random drawing will be used to determine the winners fromthe entries received by Sunday, February 13. Winners will be announced on the 20th by a Camp Luther representative.YOUTH NIGHT CHANGES COMING – Get ready for it! Beginning March 9 (Ash Wednesday), there will be noConfirmation Class on Wednesdays BUT Confirmation Youth are expected to attend a Lenten Service (at either 4pm or6:30pm). Homework help, study time, play time, etc. will be available, as usual beginning at 3:00pm but ending at6:30pm. The meal each night will be served by a different church group for a free will offering. This is the onlyscheduled time for Youth Night to be held on non-Confirmation nights.GIFT CARDS…FOR YOUR EVERYDAY NEEDS – It‟s so easy. Just stop by the Welcome Center and purchase giftcards for groceries, medications, gas, restaurants, and more. Instead of using cash or a credit card at the store, just pull outthe gift card you received through our SCRIP program…many cards are available for purchase today (Festival Foods orCopp‟s, BP or Shell gas, Fleet Farm and WalMart just to mention a few). Check the list of SCRIP for others that you mayneed to order and pick up next week. Making a large purchase from Menards, Home Depot, etc.? If you have a largeorder, a special order may be placed for you upon request; please talk to Julie Richter. Is your child going to enroll atOSLC Preschool or Trinity or be active with the OSLC youth group? Ask about our Tuition Reimbursement plan. If youhave questions, please call Julie at 339-9984.BAPTISM SEMINAR FEB 19 – All new or expectant parents who desire their child to be baptized at Our Saviour areasked to attend a Pre-Baptism Seminar with your child‟s intended sponsors. Please come from 9-10am this weekSaturday. Please call 468-4065 to RSVP (requested but not required) to attend this required meeting.THOSE MIGHTY MITES! – After 4 collections, your pocket change added up to $415.78! Thank you so much forhelping support our many mission projects. We will continue collecting Mites on the second Sunday of every month(that‟s today) and again on March 13.REALLY BAD GIRLS BIBLE STUDY – Sign up now at the coffee bar to order a copy of the Really Bad Girls book forjust $13. Take a schedule, too. The deadline to order a book is February 15. The class begins Ash Wednesday (March 9)at 5:20pm. Go ahead and grab dinner in the gym and bring it to our meeting room.YOUTH CORNER – Follow the OSLC Youth on Facebook at / Captive Free will beat Hope Lutheran Church in De Pere on February 18 at 6:30 p.m. with a mini lock in to follow (grades 6 to 12) untilmidnight. Please sign up on the youth bulletin board by today (Feb 13) and please fill out a parent consent form and placeit in the youth mailbox. / We will be going paintballing on Sunday, Feb. 20. It‟s not like there is any more football towatch…  Please sign up on the bulletin board outside the church office or RSVP on Facebook by Wed. Feb. 16. Pricingwill be posted soon. / Stellar Kart is performing in Antigo on Friday, Feb. 25 at 7:00 p.m. for $12 (in advance); seeposter on youth bulletin board. / Senior high youth lock in after movie night on Saturday, Mar. 5. Please sign up on theboard or RSVP on Facebook. / Jeremy Camp will be performing at Celebration Church on Fri. March 18 at 6:30 p.m.Tickets are $25. Please sign up on the youth bulletin board or RSVP the event on Facebook by Monday, Feb. 28 so wecan buy tickets! / We have been invited to attend a Green Bay Blizzard arena football game for free on the same night(Fri. March 18). Please let Avra ( know by March 1 if you would like to attend this. / We will behaving an Easter Eggstravaganza later this spring. More details to follow. We would appreciate any donations of new t-shirts, dye and other dye accessories. / If you would like to use your youth accounts to pay for any of these events pleaselet Avra or Whitney know ASAP! / The 2013 National Youth Gathering is July 1-5, 2013. More details to follow.  Getready! / Thanks for a very successful pizza sale!HAITI DOLLS DUE – If you are making dolls to be taken on the upcoming mission trip to Haiti, they are due at OurSaviour by March 1. If you have any questions, please contact Caroline Arndt at 469-3140.
  3. 3. KIDS‟ ONLY SALE – Did you hear? This year‟s sale is on Saturday, May 21. Donations are now being accepted…clothes, toys, furniture, etc. Make sure to add this to your calendar so you don‟t forget to donate and attend!SUPER SALE DONATIONS – Is it on your calendar? The Super Sale is scheduled for August 20. Mark your calendarnow so you won‟t miss it! Remember, no clothes for the Super Sale but we take everything else…furniture, linens, books,holiday items, cookware, glassware, CDs/DVDs, luggage, tools, etc. We ask that you do not bring computers or TVs(unless flat screen or flat panel) or Encyclopedia-type book sets. If you have questions, please call the office.CPR CERTIFICATION – Do you want to get certified in CPR or do you need to be recertified? If you have an interestin either, please contact Michelle in the church office at 468-4065 or as soon as possible. We hope tohave classes scheduled for March so call or email now.PROJECT HELP FOR THE HOMELESS – As a special project, Sunday School students will be collecting personalcare and cleaning products for the Brown County Homeless Coalition and Howe Family Resource Center. Notes weresent home with students about the items being collected each week (beginning today). We encourage all members of OurSaviour to also donate to this worthy cause. Donations will be accepted through March 27. There will be a list of itemsrequested in the office hallway as well as by the collection box by the upstairs coat room/restrooms.FAITH BUILDER IS COMING BACK – Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 5:20 pm to 6:20pm on March 9,16, 23 and 30 and April 6 and 13. Your teachers will be Pastor Dave Hatch and Pastor Greg Hovland. This class is usedas a path to membership through Adult Confirmation but all members and non-members are welcome to strengthen theirknowledge. The first class will be on Thursday, March 3 from 5:30-6:30pm and will include a Talk „n Tour. RSVPsrequested but not required; please notify the office at 468-4065 or YOUR BUSINESS IN THE VOICE – We are now accepting new advertisers for our monthly newsletter,The Voice. A business card sized space is available at a cost of $300 for one year or $25 per month. Please contactMichelle at 468-4065 or; ads can be seasonal/short-term if desired. All ads must be „print ready‟.TASTE OF TRINITY AUCTION/DINNER/ADULT NIGHT OUT – Join us on Saturday, March 5 at the RiversideBallroom on Main Street. Doors open and the Silent Auction bidding begins at 4 pm followed by dinner at 6:30 pm andthe Live Auction. For tickets or to make a donation, call 737-4780. Check us out at THE DATE (TENTATIVELY)! – Get out that calendar and mark Sunday, May 15th for a special Good NEWSschool and church concert for kids ages 3-18. Imagine a concert downtown (Leicht Park behind Titletown?) from 3-5pmwith a cookout available from the NEWLHS Blazer Backers. Picture 300-500 people of all ages coming together to singpraises to our King. Bring blankets, lawn/camp chairs, etc. Watch this space for future updates on this potential event. LAST WEEK‟S GIVING REPORT (Our 2011 approved budget calls for $10,564.82 per week) Total gifts for ministry: Jan 31-Feb 6, 2011: $10,120.34
  4. 4. FRIDAY, MARCH 4 – St. Paul Lutheran Church, family with information on the donation you made toLuxemburg, invites you to an event at 6pm in our gym. The Gideons in their loved one‟s name. The cardsWe will serve a spaghetti dinner, with garlic bread, salad include the donation form and envelope to mail yourand dessert, and inspirational Christian speaker, Micah donation directly to The Gideons.Parker, to entertain and share a wonderful message about WINTER COTTAGE RETREATS!! – Cottages areTRUST! Micahs mission is: 1) Share how God can use available this winter at 30% off the regular $130-an ordinary man to get through extraordinary $140/night (with a minimum two-night stay). Enjoy acircumstances; 2) Motivate with humor and Biblical cozy cabin and lots of winter fun with family and friendstruth towards action in a relationship with Jesus Christ; like snowshoeing, cross country skiing, broomball,3) Equip Christians of all ages to glorify God despite the tubing and more!!challenges of this world. Micah is inspiring and funnyand has a gift for connecting with all ages on how to WINTER YOUTH CAMP!! – Camp Luther‟s Winterconnect with the Lord. Come enjoy an evening of Youth Camp is now set for March 4-6, 2011. It is ourlaughter, faith and fellowship. $10/person; please call third annual and, like before, we will have much of the920-845-2095 to reserve your spot! same fun that is offered in the summer, minus the bugs! There will be cool counselors, bonfires, devotions, andWE WANT YOUR GREEN AND GOLD! – If you lots of activities (the snowy versions). This camp is forhave any S&H Green Stamps or Gold Bond stamps in a 4-6 graders and housing is in the Retreat Center.drawer or box, bring them to the office. After receiving alarge donation of both, we looked for information ontheir value. Although the value for each point is small,when put together into a pot, the amount can besomething worthwhile working to redeem. If you haveany questions, please call Michelle in the office (468-4065).GIVE A LITTLE – Our donation goals for 2011 arestill the same. We are collecting food for the poor,prescription pill bottles, cell phones and manufacturers‟coupons; bins are on the 2nd floor just past the elevator,near the coat room. The Box Tops, Labels for Education,Capri Sun, etc. cart remains in the main hallway by thePreschool door. Empty ink jet cartridges can be placedon the cart by the Preschool door (as a donation toTrinity) or in the church secretary‟s mailbox (as adonation to Our Saviour). And don‟t forget those Cokepoints for the Youth!!COUPONS FOR MILITARY FAMILIES – We havesent more than 30 pounds of coupons to a military basein Incirlik, Turkey. We thank those who clip them butplease be careful (don‟t cut too many at one time or cliptoo close… the expiration date and bar code must beintact to be redeemed). Coupons expired up to twomonths are still acceptable!DISCOUNT CARDS FOR SALE – The N.E.W.Softball Team is selling discount cards for localbusinesses for $10. Information about the card canbe found on the office hallway bulletin board; youcan use the card over and over again! See KellieMeerstein or call the church office. The money willbe used to purchase softball apparel, bats,and softballs.MEMORIAL GIFT CARDS AVAILABLE – Are youlooking for a way to memorialize a friend or relative?The Gideons offers a sympathy card to send to the