(Updated: November 12, 2018)
Operation Christmas Child
OSLC will be sending gifts for Christmas to children around the world through Operation Christmas Child sponsored by Samaritan’s Purse. Prayerfully consider packing shoeboxes with toys and notes of Jesus’ love and bringing them for collection November 12th -19th. Visit Samaritan’s Purse for more information.
The next Church Council meeting is scheduled for next Sunday, November 18th at 11:30 am.
OSLC Prayer Group
The OSLC Prayer Group will meet Sunday, November 25th at 11:30 am. Join us to pray for our congregation, community and the nation
Information to be included in the December Newsletter should be sent to the office at email@example.com. The deadline is Wednesday, November 28th.
Advent by Candlelight
Advent by Candlelight will be held on Saturday, December 1st, at 3:00 pm. Gather with fellow OSLC ladies (of all ages) and your guests for an elegant afternoon of fellowship and dessert as we seek to quiet our hearts and prepare for the Advent Season. Do you enjoy hospitality? We are currently seeking multiple table hostesses for our Advent by Candlelight event. Hostesses provide table settings for 6-8 people, table decorations, candles, and a dessert for their table. Contact the OSLC office at 540.667.1459 to buy your tickets ($5.00/person) for the event.
It’s already time to order! We will be decorating the sanctuary with red poinsettias for Christmas. If you wish to place an order, please complete the order form in your bulletin and place it in the box in the Narthex along with your payment of $7.00 per poinsettia. Checks should be made payable to the church. Please mark Poinsettias on your check in the description line. The deadline for ordering is November 25th.
Taking Flowers Home
If you have purchased flowers for the chancel and are taking them home, glass vases are available to transport the flowers. The vases are now located in the storage room of the Fellowship Hall (classroom #3) in the cabinet marked - VASES. Please return the vases to the cabinet the following Sunday for use by others. Thank you!
Sunday School classes, for all ages, meet each Sunday at 9:00 am in our new classrooms. Please join us!
OSLC Fall Ladies Bible Study
OSLC Fall Ladies Bible Study has begun and will meet every Wednesday, at 10:00 am. at the church or online anytime! Contact the OSLC office at 540.667.1459 for more information.
OSLC choir rehearsals are scheduled for every Thursday at 7:00 pm. Please join us – we welcome new voices – no experience necessary.
If you are interested in becoming part of the OSLC family please inform Pastor Greg who will be scheduling a reception date.