BACK TO THE BASICS! A new Adult Information Class began on Monday, January 13, 2020, at 7:00 PM. The class will cover the most important teachings of the Bible as they are believed, taught and confessed in this Lutheran Congregation. The class is designed for anyone considering membership in Our Savior Lutheran Church and for members of the congregation who would like a great review of basic Bible doctrine. It should be particularly interesting for both member and non-member school parents to familiarize yourself with what your kids are learning in class every day. The class will meet from 7:00 - 8:30 PM, on Monday evenings, and continue for twelve weeks. Babysitting and refreshments will be provided. Join us on Mondays to go “BACK TO THE BASICS.” You will be glad you did.
READ THE WHOLE BIBLE IN 2020
The Elders have prepared a carefully balanced program of home Bible readings for you and your family. The readings are structured on a schedule of readings for five days each week that will lead you through the whole Bible in 2020. The readings will combine together history, Gospels, Epistles, Prophecy, and poetry from both Old and New Testaments. The program was sent out to the entire congregation. If you didn’t get yours, or if you would like extra copies to share with someone you would like to bless, call the church office or download the PDF version. This could be the best year of your life – from beginning to end, Genesis to Revelation. Just five days a week and your life will never be the same. That is a promise from God.
PRO-LIFE March in Austin:
Our annual bus trip to the State Capitol will be on Saturday, January 25th. We’ll leave OSL at 8:00 AM, on a charter bus, and return to OSL at 7:00 PM. We need your support to make a statement for the sanctity of human life. If you choose not to make the twelve-block walk to the Capitol steps, you can stay on the bus when we get dropped off and it will take you directly to the side entrance of the Capitol grounds. You can see all details about the trip on our website: www.houstonlfl.org. If you have any questions, feel free to call Russ at 713-202-2727, or send an email with NAME, # ADULT SEATS, # CHILD or TEEN SEATS, HOME CHURCH, CELLPHONE #, and EMAIL ADDRESS to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
LWML GOSPEL BRUNCH
Join us on Sunday, January 26, at 12:30, in the Bible Class Room, for a good-time Gospel Sing-Along with Jeff at the piano, and LWML serving up a delicious brunch! Enjoy some ham, breakfast casseroles, rolls & bagels, coffee cake, and fruit, with jams, jellies, and cream cheese. Door prizes – tickets $5.00 each, or 3 for $10. We are also gathering baby & toddler items for Foundation For Life. If you would like to help with Auction Items, please contact Ann Putman.
Collection of Travel Size Toiletries
Please bring your unused hotel shampoos and soaps to donate to the Houston area women’s shelter. There is a box in the Narthex for the collection, near the men’s restroom. If you plan to travel and staying at a hotel, just pick up the bottles that you might not even use to put in the box to give to the ladies at the shelter. -Thank you, OSL Night Circle
MEN ALIVE IN CHRIST 22nd ANNUAL RETREAT
January 31, Feb 1 & 2, Kaiserhof Retreat Center, Tomball, Texas. Cost is $175.00 for the weekend, $75.00 for Saturday only (with Dinner), first time participants is 50% of the stated cost and same for college students. We encourage all men of Our Savior to attend to study and see in action those of Christian men in our church. Doctor/Professor of Ancient History Karl Baughman will deliver the topic on “Render unto Caesar; Christians and Civil Society.” Competitive events such as Ping Pong, Corn hole, Foosball and Skeet Shooting will be played, as well as Dominoes and Texas Hold’em. Church service will be held Sunday Morning, lead by Pastor Krieg. Please register at www.oslmenalive.com, or call Ben Schoppe at 713-858-5701 for more information.
Our Savior Lutheran Church supports the BLUE BLOSSOM Pregnancy Centers with The Houston Coalition For Life. This maternal assistance office offers the Curriculum of Life Program to new mothers, expectant mothers and young women who need help. They offer Life Classes, Pregnancy Tests, Ultrasounds, Confidential Counseling, and Referrals, ALL for FREE. They also operate 2 mobile units that offer free assistance to mothers considering abortion, that they might choose life for their babies.
For more information: 713-395-1330 or visit The Houston Coalition For Life
Get to know your fellow members and vice versa via NAME TAG identification – They may be ordered by contacting Debbie in the church office. The cost per name tag is $6.50. When receiving it there is no charge, but some people want to pay this amount forward and will be received with thanksgiving to bless someone else. The magnetized name tag will have: Our Savior Lutheran Church; Your name; Your birthplace (As a talking point with people you meet). Click here for the form.
Join Us for a Fellowship Mardi Gras
Pot-Luck & BINGO Party
Saturday, February 8 @ 6pm!
Bring the family out for a fun night of music, food, BINGO & more, on Saturday, February 8, at 6:00 pm, in the Bible Class Room. Bring your favorite pot of New Orleans’ style or Cajun dish to share, and we will provide the King Cake and drinks! Remember your white-elephant gifts for the BINGO prizes! Good time to clean out your music, videos, toys & books. New gifts are also welcome, and we have CASH prizes, too!