Our Savior’s this week:
  • Please keep the family of Phyllis Barrett in your prayers. A service for Phyllis will be at Our Savior’s on Friday, 12/7, at 11:00 am, with a time of fellowship following.
  • Youth: This Sunday rehearsals continue for the Youth Band who will play at the Family Program on Sunday, 12/16, at 4:00 pm. Rehearsal will be just after worship in the Sunshine Room. There will also be Music and Story, learning/rehearsing songs for the Family Program on 12/16.
  • Christmas Cookies for homebound folks will be packaged on Sunday, 12/9 in the Sunshine Room following worship. Thank you to all who have volunteered to bring cookies, help package and deliver!
  • Fourth quarter special offering collected goes to Family Promise of Great Falls. Sharon Odden will be sharing about this important ministry during worship this Sunday, 12/9.
  • The sanctuary Christmas tree will be decorated following worship on 12/16. However, it will be put together and placed this Sunday, 12/9, following worship. Help is appreciated!
  • Please let Pastor Anna know by 12/10 if you plan to join Ladies: Let’s Do Lunch on Thursday, 12/13 at Bar S.
  • All are invited to the Montana Synod House Open House this Sunday, 12/9, from 1:00-4:00 pm. The address is 1221 24th St. S.
  • Carols and Beer, a Great Falls Ministerial Assoc. organized event, will be Sunday, 12/9, from 6:00-8:00 pm at The Do Bar Banquet Room. Godfather’s Pizza is available for purchase. Come and enjoy a time of fun and singing with folks from different congregations all over Great Falls.
  • The Merry Mall fundraiser for Peace Place continues online. Peace Place provides free respite care for children with special needs and is housed at First Presbyterian Church. Go to www.peaceplacegf.com and click on the top right picture for Merry Mall, then click the drop down box for “view items.”
Upcoming Meetings/Studies/Fun: (A busy couple of weeks with lots of opportunities to be involved!)
  • Wednesday, 12/5: Bible Study, noon, Youth – J.A.M. 2.0, 6:15 pm, Confirmation, 6:45 pm
  • Thursday, 12/6: Human Concerns, 7:00 am (Bill and Judy’s)
  • Friday, 12/7: Funeral Service for Phyllis Barrett, 11:00 am
  • Sunday, 12/9: Choir rehearsal, 8:45 am (sanctuary), Worship, 10:00 am , Fellowship, 11:00 am, Cookie packaging, 11:00 am (Memorial Room), Youth Band rehearsal, 11:00 am (Sunshine Room), Music and Story, 11:30 am (Sunshine Room)
  • Monday, 12/10: Property, 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, 12/12: HS Youth, 6:15 am (Crossroads Coffee), Men’s Square, 7:00 am (JB’s), Bible Study, noon, Youth – J.A.M. 2.0, 6:15 pm, Confirmation, 6:45 pm

    Scripture for Sunday, 12/9: Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:46b-55; Luke 1:26-35 (we meet Mary and the angel)

    Scripture for Sunday, 12/16: Isaiah 41:8-10; Isaiah 12:2-6; Matthew 1:18-25 (we meet Joseph)

    Prayer for the week: Almighty God, when you call, give us courage to say YES with conviction, trust and enthusiasm. Amen.

    Prayer requests for Pastor Anna. If there is a request you would like Pastor Anna to include in her personal daily prayers, please call 836–7464 or send an email to pastor@oslcgreatfalls.org

    ELCA/MT Synod fun facts: All are invited to the Synod House Open House on Sunday, December 9, from 1:00-4:00. Come and visit the house that “we” built!