Posts with the tag “generosity”

Generosity Stories: Helping in the Blackout
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on December 15th, 2022
By Barbara Vainio In the middle of the Moore County blackout last week, when most of the congregation members and Our Saviour itself were without power, the Matthew 25 Ministry still found a way to package and deliver meals to our partner in Robbins. Although Robbins never lost power, the people who depend on us for lunch each week still needed to be fed.  Matthew 25, led by Amy Hill, contacted th...  Read More
Generosity Stories: A Front Row Seat to Generosity
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on November 3rd, 2022
By Amy HillInvolvement in Matthew 25 has given me a front row seat to witness the generosity of our Our Saviour. The ongoing volunteer and financial support of our feeding ministry has filled my heart with pride and joy. Matthew 25 began in early 2015 as we started providing weekly lunches to food insecure individuals in the Robbins community. During the past 7 years teams of OSLC disciples have p...  Read More
Generosity Stories: Camp for All Kids
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on October 13th, 2022
By Doug GarrellI have been absolutely amazed by the generosity of our church. In 2021 the summer camp team asked Our Saviour to cover all expenses for summer camp so that any child in the Sandhills area could attend day camp regardless of family financial ability to pay tuition.Through congregational generosity 32 kids attended 2021 day camp at reduced or no tuition and, most significantly, the su...  Read More
Generosity Stories: More Than Lilies
by Our Saviour Digital Ministry Coordinator on October 5th, 2022
By Barbara VainioWhen the Worship & Music Committee was beginning to plan for Our Saviour’s Easter service this year, the topic of Lilies was discussed. The idea to replace the traditional purchase of lilies with donations to Lutheran World Relief to help the people of Ukraine. The donations could still be made in honor or memory of someone and would be displayed in the lobby for people to see who...  Read More
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
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
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