Posts with the category “updates”

Life Together: Evie Brassie’s recipe for “Gifta”
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on September 29th, 2022
Share your recipes, stories, celebrations, photos, tutorials, or recommendations with the Our Saviour community through this new Life Together column on our website and in the weekly E-news. Simply email us to share!Several people who ate this wonderful Thanksgiving/Christmas side dish at one of our Wednesday fellowship meals asked for the recipe for this Scandinavian dish. It’s so good (and easy)...  Read More
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Generosity Stories: Christmas Memories
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on September 29th, 2022
This is a reminder by one of our founding members of God’s call to the people of Our Saviour Lutheran church. It’s also an opportunity to remember God’s guidance and generosity to us for the last 60 years. How will we expand that generosity? What will the outcome of Our Saviour’s story be? “My memory comes from way back, back to the time Our Saviour was still just a dream and our membership was so...  Read More
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Generosity Stories: Christmas for Moore
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on September 22nd, 2022
Thanks to the generosity of the Our Saviour members forty people had a more blessed Christmas than they expected.  They chose either a single adult or a small family from the Christmas For Moore program and purchased at least a home gift and a personal gift for each person plus a gift card to enable the recipients to purchase food for a holiday celebration. Children received at least one toy. We h...  Read More
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Generosity Stories: Sewing Camp Makes An Impact
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on September 15th, 2022
By: Barbara Vainio When I was discharged from the hospital after my knee replacement in May, one of the items I received was a pouch to tie on my walker. I even got to pick out the pattern on the bag.I didn’t think much about it until I go home and realized how difficult it was going to be to do things for myself. Luckily, I had a good friend who stayed with me and was willing to get whatever I ne...  Read More
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Generosity Stories: The Bandura Family
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on September 7th, 2022
By Barb Vainio Last year Our Saviour’s members identified “Activate God’s Kingdom” as our mission. The Call Committee was asked by all the candidates we interviewed what that means. We told them that Our Saviour’s members are aware that God’s Kingdom is already active, and we see our mission is to make as many people aware of God’s work in the world and in their lives as possible. This is one exam...  Read More
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North Carolina Synod Gathering Recap Video
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on August 25th, 2022
In June 2022, the North Carolina Synod (our state-wide network of ELCA Lutheran churches) joined together at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory for the first-ever Synod Gathering. After a season of remote and digital gatherings, it was powerful to be together in one place again. Watch this short video for a recap of what took place:...  Read More
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Wednesday at Church
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on August 25th, 2022
Hello Our Saviour Family!We want to invite you to a new and exciting opportunity we are making available at Our Saviour! Starting next Wednesday, August 31st we will be providing people of all ages food and fellowship EVERY Wednesday starting at 5:15 to 7:00 through the year!To launch this new opportunity, our first gathering will feature a pulled pork cook-off and side dishes (please pre-register...  Read More
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Camp Agape Fall 2022 Opportunities
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on August 17th, 2022
Take some time to get away to reconnect with nature, with one another, and to relieve stress and refresh your spirit. Go to Camp Agapé (an Our Saviour mission partner) with your family or friends to enjoy one of their special retreats or events this fall.Download the Fall 2022 flyer here.Some highlights: Labor Day Family CampFather ~ Son RetreatRace for ACE 5KO' Holy Night...  Read More
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Sewing Camp 2022
by Josh Linman on August 9th, 2022
Sewing Camp was held at Our Saviour the first week of August 2022 for third thru sixth graders. They learned to sew on machines and use an iron.The week included projects they made for themselves, and projects they made for others. They made pillowcases to take home as well as hair scrunchies and kitchen towels.They also made dog beds for the animal shelter and walker bags for First Health Hospita...  Read More
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Meet Our New Digital Ministry Coordinator
by Josh Linman on August 2nd, 2022
In July we welcomed Josh Linman to our ministry team. Josh is filling the role of Digital Ministry Coordinator at Our Saviour. Read more about Josh below and join him at a Meet & Greet on Wednesday, August 17 at 6pm in the Fellowship Hall at Our Saviour.Josh's Welcome Note:Hi Our Saviour!My name is Josh and I've been hired to help with all digital communications including the website, email newsle...  Read More
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