Welcome

Burning with the Spirit of Christ in us, we are called to serve our neighbors.  In following Jesus’s teaching and example, we at Our Savior Lutheran Church will feed souls through worship, word and witness while feeding our neighbor with our hands and actions.

Rooted in the good news of Jesus Christ, and the Lutheran tradition, we come from diverse places and experiences to grow as Christ’s disciples in faith, hope, and love. We hope you will join us!

Sunday, August 14, 2022 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

10:00 am Sunday Worship Followed by Coffee and Fellowship

This week we welcome guest preacher Dr. Andrew Wilson. Dr. Wilson is Professor of Church History at Japan Lutheran College & Seminary in Tokyo and works alongside the Japan Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Masks are strongly suggested in worship, principally because of singing. Please continue to stay home if feeling sick and receive Holy Communion in a safe manner.

Live Online: Use this link to Worship Live with us at 10am, with the prelude preceding. The link to the service bulletin is available here: Sunday, August 14, 2022 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost. If you try the video link prior to 10:00 on Sunday, you may see the message “video unavailable.”

Previously recorded services can be found on Our Savior’s YouTube Channel.  Pull down the menu under “Uploads,” then click on “Past Live Streams.”

TODAY Pencils & Pants / Gift Card Drive Community Outreach is holding a Pencils & Pants drive for Eastside Baby Corner. Please see this attachment for a list of needed items and bring your new school supplies and clothing from that list to church.

Also, Community Outreach will collect Target and Fred Meyer gift cards. We have a Ukrainian family now living in our area. Dad has been working on the landscaping at Our Savior, and their four children will be starting school in September in the Issaquah School District. With the gift cards we will be able to support families in times of transition. Thank you!

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This Wednesday, Aug. 17th Summer Campfire Worship @ 6:00pm Bring a dish to share if you would like and join us for dinner and worship on Lake Sammamish Wednesday evenings, August 17 & 24. We have invited our neighbors, Spirit of Peace UCC to join us on these evenings as well. This week, Pastor Jenn Hagedorn, Spirit of Peace UCC will lead worship together with Pr. Vaswig. We will celebrate the good gifts of our Creator and nurture God’s promise in our lives. We hope you choose to participate, and we hope you invite others. Location: 4405 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway S.E. in Issaquah.

We Lift Up Rev. Jim Kruse (Former Transition Pastor at Our Savior) following the death of his twin brother, Wayne, last week. We pray that Pr. Jim and his extended family are surrounded by God’s peace. Cards of care and condolence may be sent to 16738 NE 44th Way, Redmond, WA 98052.

This Week at OSLC

Monday, August 15th

Congregational Care meets at 10:30am in the narthex.

Tuesday, August 16th

Site Planning Committee meets at 1pm. For Zoom information contact Rick West rickjanbecca@comcast.net.

Church Council meets at 7:00 pm. For Zoom information contact Chuck Bachman bachmancj@aol.com.

Saturday, August 20th

Endowment Committee meets at 9:30am. For Zoom information contact Carl Boruck carl.boruck@boruck.com.

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Each time you give your regular offering, you are ensuring support for your church community and the work Jesus calls us to do.  Whether making offerings when you worship each Sunday, or with a check via postal mail, or giving online using the “Electronic Giving” tab above, together we move forward as God’s generous, caring, supportive people—doing the work Jesus calls us to do! Warmest regards from your Stewardship Committee.

Prayers Your prayer requests are important to us. Requests for prayers can be taken by email or phone, and will be added to the weekly worship bulletin, Prayers of the People, and staff prayers. Email office@oslcissaquah.org, or call 425-392-4169 and leave a message with your prayer.

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Emergency Pastoral Care

For emergency pastoral care, please contact Pastor John L. Vaswig at 253-677-4515 (mobile) or JLVaswig@gmail.com.

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