May 30, 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 new 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.
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
The Eternal Flame for the month of May is sponsored by Paul Kuehl in honor of his daughter, Courtney's, birthday.
Sponsoring Altar Flowers
We are seeking more sponsors for weekly Altar Flowers. Please call or email the church office to become a sponsor; provide the date(s) desired with information on your special event celebration or the names of loved ones being remembered.
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 on Thursdays or Sundays!
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'!!
High School Seniors
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 little more than one year 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!
All aboard the Rocky Railway!!!
Join us for Our Saviour’s VBS 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 by the 2nd floor elevator. 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.
From the Board of Evangelism
We continue to ask that if you have any additions, deletions, updated contact information or changes in rank for our list of Active Military family members, you please send the information to or to Michelle in the office. We also seek additional members for the Board of Evangelism. You are very welcome to attend a zoom meeting with us and see if you have an interest!! We meet monthly on the 3rd Monday of the month at 6:00 pm (except July and December). Your input and ideas are greatly appreciated and welcome. Contact Donna if you have interest or just want to ask questions.
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.
LWML Convention Gifts
Gifts from the Heart items (listed below; new items only, please) are being collected for the LWML National Convention. If interested in donating, drop off items at church by the 2nd floor elevator, in the blue bin under the overhang or contact Michelle in the church office to schedule an outside drop. Items will be collected until Sunday, June 13.
Baby shampoo, soap and lotion Baby bath towels and wash cloths
Burp cloths and Baby Wipes Crib Sheets and small laundry baskets
Disposable Diapers (size 3) Diaper Bags and Baby Toys
Small 'First' Christian Books (board or vinyl)
OSLC Library - Now OPEN
The library is again open! 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.
Chicks with Stix Seek Winter Gear
Okay, so it's May and we are looking forward to summer and some warm temperatures...but we need to start thinking about that cold winter that we all know is coming, too! It's never to early to start knitting those hats, scarves and mittens that are needed when the cold air returns to Wisconsin. We all know it comes too early and stays too long; we also know that many in our area would appreciate your wonderful gifts of love to keep them warm. Contact Caroline Arndt with questions at (920) 469-3140.
Christian Softball League News
Game number two brought our second win (2-0) versus Journey Community 1 and a score of 17-6. With the holiday weekend off, our next game is on June 6 at 6:45pm when we take on Simply Church. All games are played at the Ashwaubenon Sports Complex at the corner of Packerland Drive and Main Street, De Pere. Bring the family and enjoy the beautiful outdoor weather while cheering on the team!
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 .
Outside Our Walls
Curative Connections Seeks Drivers
Vehicles, gas, insurance and training provided...you provide the driver (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. For more information, visit www.Drive4Us.org, call Tina at (920) 227-4272 or email her at .
Staples and Fasteners (things that never change)
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)
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
Nope, we are not selling game tickets...but we are planning to run a concessions stand at Lambeau for those who have tickets to attend! 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 or in person training will be required as well; more will be coming on that as we know it! Please note that, at this time, masks will be required.
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)
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
Michelle is in the office from 8am to noon and 12:30pm to 4:30pm Monday – Friday.
Call (920) 468-4065 or email ( ).
The church office will be closed on May 31 in celebration of Memorial Day.