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June 13, 2021 Announcements

6/9/21 | Announcement

June 13, 2021 Announcements

    Special Worship and Bible Study News

    Protocols/Service Locations During Renovation
    All Services - Online pre-registration requested at oslc-gb.org or by calling (920) 468-4065.  When you arrive, please check in at the Welcome Center (Thursdays and 10:45am Sunday) or the registration table by the gym entrance (Sundays at 7:45 and 9:15am).

    Please select your service of choice and follow these protocols when attending:
    Sunday 7:45am (Gym) - Masks required (unless age 2 or under); social distancing; no singing
    Sunday 9:15am (Gym) - Masks optional; NO social distancing; singing
    Sunday 10:45am (Sanctuary) - No protocols
    Thursday 12:15pm (Sanctuary) - Masks required (unless age 2 or under); social distancing; no singing
    Thursday 6:30pm (Sanctuary) - No protocols

    For All Worship Services
    * Pre-register at oslc-gb.org by Wednesday for Thursday or by Thursday for Sunday (or call the church office by Friday at noon). Online, select 'Events', 'Events List', or 'Full Calendar' to find the desired service time and date.
    * Communion attendance is recorded for those who check in/register upon arrival; entry is under the overhang for Thursdays  and the 10:45am service on Sunday and at the gym door for Sundays at 7:45 and 9:15am during construction.
    * Save time - ask us to register you for next week's service when you check in this week! No need to call or go online!
    * Registration is open no less than 6 days prior to the worship date.

    Sanctuary Update
    The newest timing for renovations to be complete and to use the Sanctuary for all services is now early July. Thanks for your patience as we work to improve access to the communion rail for all and a new A/V system to see and hear better.

    Parking Lot Communion
    During the 9:15am in-house worship, we offer parking lot communion. Contact the church by NOON on Friday if you plan to stay in your vehicle and have communion brought to you after distribution during the 9:15am service on any given Sunday.

    God's Work in Our Midst This Week

    Eternal Flame
    The Eternal Flame for the month of June is sponsored by Bill and Donna Zelazoski in remembrance of family and friends who have gone before us.

    Altar Flowers This Week
    The flowers on the Altar are sponsored by Rick and Kristin Voskamp in memory of Peggy Voskamp's birthday and in honor of Rick's birthday this week.

    Seeking Newsletter Editor
    The Voice is in search of a new Editor. This monthly newsletter takes a few hours at the end of the 3rd week or beginning of the 4th week every month. Articles are provided for you to arrange within the newsletter. Do you have a favorite program or format to use? The Voice has had several editors using several different programs over the last 15 years. Contact Michelle at (920) 468-4065 or if interested.

    OSLC Needs YOU to Serve!
    We are working to get worship at Our Saviour 'back to normal' and we currently are looking for more servants as more people are returning to worship and different protocols are put into place. Livestreams and slides require some techs to run those boards (training provided). Registration, social distancing and other protocols at various levels need some usher-type folks to keep things in order.  Families can work together so don't count yourself out just because you have children.  Let us know what service(s) you attend and we will place you with others who want serve the Lord at Our Saviour. The more people that get involved, the less work there is for everyone! Join the 'crowd'!!

    Smile, it's Amazon Prime Day!
    Get ready for Prime Day (starting June 21 thru June 22) or buy something for Dad (Fathers' Day is June 20)! Sign up for AmazonSmile and select Our Saviour Lutheran Church as your preferred charity at smile.amazon.com/ch/39-1026893. When you shop for deals at smile.amazon.com or with AmazonSmile ON in the Amazon app, AmazonSmile will donated to us at no cost to you. We received $24.51 as a donation for the first quarter of 2021. Smile.amazon.com works all the time...not just on Prime Day or holidays!

    Children/Student Ministries

    Sunday School Survey
    The Board of Education needs your help as we look at planning Sunday school for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year. A short survey was emailed to families in May. In case you didn't get it or you have not yet completed it, the link is below (copy and paste to your browser the link doesn't work) https://oslcgb.fellowshiponego.com/external/form/07ace171-c149-4e4f-be8e-12033da7001c . We ask that you please complete this short survey (one per household) no later than June 15. This is NOT the Vacation Bible School survey...and we are asking families to please complete both! We sincerely appreciate your time to help us plan for Sunday school. 

    High School Seniors-Recognition Day is Sunday!
    Letters were sent to all high school seniors asking for information on your future plans. If you did not receive that letter and form, please contact the office to request the information. If you did get it, please complete and return to the office no later than Friday, June 11 and then join us on Sunday, June 13 at the 9:15am for High School Senior recognition day!

    National Youth Gathering - Register NOW!
    There is still time to become part of the group! The 2022 National Youth Gathering in Houston, TX is just 13 months away! Youth currently in grades 7-11 are eligible to attend; adults age 21 and older are invited to apply to be a chaperone with Our Saviour's group. Click the word here - YOUTH or CHAPERONE - to register your interest. Our wide-eyed goal is to register 50 youth (we are currently around 25) plus chaperones!

    Register NOW for Vacation Bible School!
    Join us for Our Saviour’s VBS using the Rocky Railway theme as we discover that "Jesus' power can pull us through life's ups and downs" using exciting games, fun Bible songs, and even more activities!  The adventure starts with a kickoff event on Sunday, July 18th at 5pm.  VBS will continue July 19-22 from 6-8pm. Participant and Volunteer registration is open now - click this link or visit oslc-gb.org. We can't wait to gather safely to learn more about Jesus! If you have any questions, please contact our VBS Director, Caitlin Wheeler at  . We'll see you on the railway soon!

    Donation Board for VBS
    Check out the Rocky Railway train by the gym entrance. Take a post it note with an item needed and return that item with the post it note to the specially marked box (now in the gym). Donations appreciated by July 11 so that we have time to purchase items still needed.

    Boards and Committees

    Friday Night Fish Fry...It's Trying to Make a Comeback!
    Our last fish fry was in March 2020 but stopped because of the pandemic. We are working to start again but need some help to get there. The Board of Fellowship is looking for one more person to join the Fish Fry Manager team and also someone willing to take on the position of Kitchen Manager. Job descriptions are available by calling the church office or reaching out to Jill Proulx at (920) 465-1437. Planning needs to begin so don't delay.

    Mite Collection
    It's Mite Box Sunday...always highlighted on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Please keep filling those Mite boxes. Your mites, along with many others, do amazing things in the mission field both in our district and world wide. We continue to collect your mites during the week - please put your Mites in a plastic bag or envelope, keeping your Mite Box to reuse, then contact the church office to schedule a drop off day and time. Thank you.

    OSLC Library Is Now OPEN
    The library is open again! Come during office hours and request entry at the South entrance (by the gym). Please also check your books at home; many materials remain checked out from before the pandemic. If you have books, DVDs, etc. from the library, they can be returned to the library when you come to church. If you are not yet attending, reach out to the church office to arrange a drop off day and time. If you can't make it during the day, please use the blue bin under the overhang and we will get them to the library for you.

    Chicks with Stix Seek Winter Gear
    Okay, so summer is here with some hot temperatures...but we know that cold winter will come all too soon and stay too long! It's never to early to start knitting those hats, scarves and mittens that are needed when the cold air returns to Wisconsin. Many in our area will benefit from your time and talent by staying warm this winter. Contact Caroline Arndt with questions at (920) 469-3140.

    Christian Softball League News
    What a game! OSLC now has a 3-0 record after scoring 31 runs (final score: 31-16). We look forward to seeing you Sunday, June 13 at 4:15pm (this is a time change if you have a schedule). Bleachers available or bring your own chair. Soft beverages and snacks allowed so come with the family and enjoy the outdoors while cheering us on!

    Our Lutheran Schools

    Seeking Third Grade Teacher
    Green Bay Trinity Lutheran School is accepting resumes/applications for a full-time 3rd grade teacher for the 2021-2022 school year. Qualified candidates will have a 4-year degree and a valid teaching license. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Principal Andrew Strickland at

    Principal Receives Call
    Please pray for Green Bay Trinity's Principal, Andrew Strickland, as he deliberates a new Call to serve as the Principal of  the school at Zion Lutheran Church and School in Alexandria, MN.

    Outside Our Walls

    Curative  Connections Seeks Drivers
    Vehicles, gas, insurance and training provided...all we need is the driver. Could that be YOU? Covid protocols are in place, no heavy lifting or client transfers, must be 18 or older with a valid Wisconsin drivers' license (no CDL requirements) and a good driving record. Drive in the morning or afternoon for 4-5 hours per shift. Visit www.Drive4Us.org, call Tina at (920) 227-4272 or email her at

    Staples and Fasteners (things that never change)

    Pastoral Visits
    We continue to offer pastoral visits with prayer and/or The Lord’s Supper at the door. Call the church office at (920) 468-4065 to schedule.

    Printed materials available upon request
              Portals of Prayer (April-June) - large print or small
              Portals of Prayer (July-September) - large print or small
              The Voice (June 2021)
              Council Minutes (March and May 2021)

    Church App
    Scroll to the bottom of the oslc-gb.org website home page to download the OSLC app from Google Play or App Store. Use the app to register for worship, view a recorded live stream event, send an online gift and more.

    Help Your Neighbor 

    Lambeau Field Fundraiser-Let's Work Together
    We are planning to run a concessions stand at Lambeau for all home games/events! This fundraiser can bring $30,000 to Our Saviour each year...won't you please help us? An initial email was sent to past workers but if you did not get one and would like to work one or more events this year, please contact the church office as soon as possible. Workers must be at least 14 years old, have drivers' license (picture student ID with birth certificate for minors) and be able to work on your feet. An online training will be required and is now ready to be done by anyone interested in working. Please note that, at this time, masks will be required for all workers.

    Current Collections
    We accept the following items when you attend church (place in the appropriate container by the 2nd floor elevator) or you can place items in the blue container under the overhang anytime (the bin is checked regularly on weekdays) or call the office to schedule a face to face drop off time.
               Non-perishable food for Manna for Life (next delivery date will be Monday, June 28)
               Stamps for LWML (leave a ¼” edge around the stamp - standard/flag forever stamps are not needed)
               Coupons for our Military base in Japan (see below)
               Plastic bags for making mats
               Empty ink and toner cartridges (for Trinity and Our Saviour - recycle value is $2 each)
               Coke Points (code can be found on bottle caps, multipacks-carton/overwrap)
               Box Tops for Education (for Green Bay Trinity) - if an item has a BTFE symbol, the receipt is needed to redeem
               Can Pop Tops (for Ronald McDonald House)

    Coupons for Military Families
    If you are saving coupons for our adopted military base in Japan, please cut and sort  (food or non-food) if you are able. OR provide coupon sheets, and we will cut/sort. Coupons to be sent in early JULY are due July 6th. Coupons must have an expiration date of April 30 or LATER. Questions can be directed to Michelle in the office.

    Office Contact Information

    OUR SAVIOUR LUTHERAN CHURCH, Green Bay
     OFFICE
    Michelle is in the office from 8am to noon and 12:30pm to 4:30pm Monday – Friday.
    Call (920) 468-4065 or email ( ).
    Michelle will be out of the office on Friday, July 2 and the office will be closed in observanceof the Independence Day holiday on Monday, July 5.