October 3, 2021 Announcements
Special Worship and Bible Study News
Coming this WEEK - ENGAGING The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
Join us for our fall class based on the bestselling book by Steven R. Covey. Learn to engage these simple but powerful habits - they will weave themselves into your faith-life. This class will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6-7:30pm for six evenings beginning October 6 (this will also be the topic of discussion for the 9am Tuesday Bible Study group beginning October 5). Call the church office to reserve your seat. Members and non-members are welcome. The only cost is your time and effort! Call (920) 468-4065. Pastor Dave is the guide for this course. Zoom is an option for Wednesday nights; you must call the office to be placed on the email list to receive the Zoom link.
Don't look for the October newsletter yet...it will be out when Michelle returns from vacation the week of October 4. I apologize but schedules just did not work out for it to be done before I left the office.
Protocols and Communion
COVID protocols are below, separated by the service day and times to which they apply:
Thursday 12:15pm and Sunday 7:45am - Masks required (unless age 2 or under); social distancing; no singing. Communion will be served in the pews with the prefilled cups.
Thursday 6:30pm and Sunday 9:15am and 10:45am - No protocols. Communion at the rail with wine and wafer.
Communion Outside of Inside Worship
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. Pastor will also visit you at home; call the office anytime to schedule.
Tuesday Ladies Bible Study is Back
Join Pastor Dave and the Bible and Brunch group at 9am on Tuesdays. Classes from October 5-November 9 will mirror the Wednesday night '7 Habits' classes.
Ryder Derek Rasmussen, son of Derek and Rachele Rasmussen, and grandson of Dale and Pamela Rasmussen, will join God's family at Our Saviour today through Holy Baptism during the 7:45am service. Ryder's sponsors are Kyle Rasmussen and Connie Behnke.
Mattis Allen Luberda, son of Mike and Jena Luberda, and grandson of Allen and Mary Luberda, will join God's family at Our Saviour today through Holy Baptism during the 9:15am service. Mattis' sponsors are Taylor Clark and Sarah Stauber.
November 4 Bible Study
One Night Only: YOU ARE INVITED to a special Bible Study, "When I AM Weak, He Is Strong,." which was published in the LWML Quarterly and written by Stephenie Hovland. Please join us on Thursday, November 4th at 6:00pm in the parlor to get in the Word. Stephenie so enjoyed leading Bible Studies and we felt this would be a great way to honor her. If you have any questions and the RSVP, please contact Sandy Groth (920-680-5503) or Debbi Young (920-737-2651).
God's Work in Our Midst This Week
The Eternal Flame for the month of October is sponsored by Harvey and Carol Boeder in celebration of Harvey's birthday.
The beautiful flowers on the altar this weekend are sponsored by Kim and Sharon Kidney in loving memory of their son, Matt.
Usher Teams and Team Members Needed
We have an immediate need for 7:45am service usher leads and team members. If you would like information or can step into this position, please contact the church office at (920) 468-4065 or . If you are already serving as an usher but can take on some additional dates (at 7:45am), we have openings October 24. If you know how to make coffee, that would be an added bonus (but is not required)!
National Youth Gathering UPDATE
Youth entering grades 8-12 this year are eligible to attend this incredible event in Houston in July 2022. Actual registration (versus interest registration) is online now with a deadline of October 27. Parents, talk to your children and vice versa. Start the conversation NOW if you are not sure about attending . Use the link above for additional videos and information. Exact dates and events included in the trip will be determined by the OSLC chaperones and youth.
Register online or complete a bright green paper form available at the Welcome Center. Families should attend the 9:15am service; children will be dismissed to their classrooms and returned to the Sanctuary before the end of the service. We still want to add more teachers and a Director. Contact Becky Nichols at (920) 265-2018.
SCRIP sales provide an income to Our Saviour Lutheran Church but did you know that buying SCRIP can help pay your child's tuition at Our Saviour Preschool, Green Bay Trinity and NEWLHS, too? Or can help fund your child's youth account at Our Saviour (think NYG)? Talk to Michelle in the church office for details and to enroll. See office information below for exceptions to normal sales times.
Lambeau Field News
See Lambeau Field From the 'Other Side'!
OSLC runs a concessions stand in the temperature-controlled Club Seats at Lambeau Field. More workers are needed - they must be at least 14 years old, have a drivers' license (picture student ID with birth certificate for minors without a DL) and be able to work on your feet. Required online training is now ready...contact the church office at (920) 468-4065 or . Work just one game or all of the remaining games. Families (parents, grandparents, aunts/uncles, etc.) with children in the church's preschool, Green Bay Trinity and/or NEW Lutheran High School can earn money for their tuition account or the child's youth account at OSLC...call the church office for details on this opportunity. NOTE: NEW MASKING PROTOCOLS EFFECTIVE AUGUST 18...for employees and volunteers working in an indoor space (such as our concession stand in Club Seats), masks are required without regard to vaccination status.
Boards and Committees
Please keep filling those Mite boxes - next week is Mite Box Sunday! 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. Thanks.
Chicks with Stix Seek Winter Gear
The time is getting near ~ it's never too early (or too late) to start knitting those hats, scarves and mittens that are needed for Wisconsin winters. Many in our area will stay warm this winter because you gave of your time and talent. Contact Caroline Arndt with questions at (920) 469-3140.
Super Sale Signs
We appreciate everyone who advertised the sale by placing a sign in your yard. If you still have your Super Sale yard sign, please return it to the Welcome Center at church at your earliest convenience. We will use these signs again and need to put them away (together is preferred) until next year. Thank you.
Seeking Fish Fry Donations
As we begin our monthly fish fries, we again ask the congregation to provide donations of Coke and Pepsi products (cans only please; regular, diet and clear flavors). We also are accepting butter (unsalted quarters or solid) and napkins (dinner size; no small/ beverage napkins or dispenser style please). Donations can be placed in the kitchen or dropped off at the church office. We are happy to bring back this Fellowship opportunity and hope that you can attend this year.
Monthly Fish Fry
It seems like we just had our first one of the season and it's already time for number 2! Join us on Friday, October 10 from 5-6:30pm. To call ahead for a carry out, please call the office BEFORE 4:15pm on Friday...there is no phone in the kitchen and the answering machine turns on at 4:30pm. Youth are still needed to work the beverage cart and bus tables; youth split the tips received for their youth account.
Our Lutheran Schools
Play Yard Equipment Requested
Has your child grown but you still have that great Little Tykes, Playskool or other outdoor toy? We are looking to add pieces to the new fenced in playground for our 3K and 4K students. Contact Joanne at (920) 664-1365 with questions.
OPEN HOUSE at Lutheran High - October 12
Preparing for the high school years? On October 12 from 6-7:30pm, come to 1311 S Robinson Avenue, Green Bay and check out all that NEW Lutheran High has to offer. With top ACT scores, a great selection of sports and extracurricular opportunities and a caring faith based environment, Lutheran High is the perfect place to help young people grow and be prepared to blaze their own trail. Students will also be able to take STEM and music classes in our brand new 9,000 square foot addition! For more information, please visit www.newlhs.com today.
Back the Pack Together
On October 17 from 10am-5pm, support NEW and join the ALL THINGS NEW Committee to watch the Packer game at the Ron Wolf Hall of Fame Club House! The Pack will be taking on the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field and the next best thing to being there is to be in the shadow of Lambeau Field! Tickets cost $40 and include admission, Mexican food buffet, bottomless beverages (Titletown beer selections, soda and water), and multiple large screen TV's for watching the game. There are a limited number of tickets so get yours today. Bring your friends and family to join you for this fun event. Tickets can be purchased by clicking on this link - BACK THE PACK TOGETHER
Watch for Playing Children
With more than 130 students (in grades 3K to 8) in the building on any given day, we ask that you drive into and thru the parking lot with care on school days. All outside doors will remain locked at all times; use the call button at the South door to request entry. If using your own key, you are asked to check in with the church office upon arrival. Student drop off (7:45-8am) and pick up (2:45-3:30pm) on school days may cause lines of cars to block parking spots, etc. Please avoid arriving or leaving during these times when possible.
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 (October-December) - large print or small
The Voice (September 2021)
Council Minutes (September 2021)
Please remember that these items are NOT displayed for pick up. You must make arrangements for the items to be mailed or to pick up from the church office. The Voice and Council minutes are also available on our website at oslc-gb.org.
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 find the calendar, view a recorded live stream event, send an online gift and more.
Help Your Neighbor
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, October18)
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 store receipt from that purchase is
needed to redeem for cash
Can Pop Tops (for Ronald McDonald House)
Aluminum Cans - Place in can door or leave cans by the shed; let the office know so they can be placed inside the shed.
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 NOVEMBER are due Friday, November 4th. Coupons must have an expiration date of August 31 or LATER. Questions can be directed to Michelle in the office.
Outside Our Walls
Christ of the Bay Seeks Nursery Worker
Christ of the Bay Lutheran Church, Green Bay, is looking to hire one person, age 18 or older, to watch nursery kids during the 9am Sunday worship (8:30am to 10:30am) and on Wednesday nights (5:15pm to 7:15pm). Pay is $50 per day ($100 per week). Please contact Debbie at or call (920) 468-4246.
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 ( ).
Michelle will be out of the office thru Monday, October 4. (returning Tuesday, October 5).
No SCRIP will be available during that time.