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Bulletin for Sunday, September 17, 2023

Announcements

Note these events coming this Saturday, September 16th:

        -Ladies Day Trip to Hildene in Manchester, VT.  (Call Lori Dollard for more information - 518/703-9855)

        -Men’s Breakfast, 8:30-10 in the Fellowship Room.  Contact Tom Roemke to sign up (518/669-0790)

        -Mosaic Worship, 6:30-7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Room. All are invited to this time of praise and prayer led by Peter Belschwinder             

Next Week at a Glance

-Sunday, September 17:  Back to two worship services: 8:30 and 11 a.m. with Sunday School and Bible Classes between services.  Pastor Sean will be preaching.

Also this Sunday:  GriefShare - a support group for people experiencing the loss of a loved one, meeting in the Prayer Chapel beginning at 7 p.m.  You may register on line (www.GriefShare.org, using the 12205 zip code) or contact Cathy Kilpatrick for more information.   518/458-2200.

Monday, Sept 18:  Church Council   6:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Room

Wednesday, Sept 20: Choir  7 p.m. in the balcony (All are welcome to join the choir!)

Thursday, Sept 21:   Women’s Bible Class at 10-11 a.m. in the Fellowship Room                    

                                          Men’s Bible Fellowship, 7-8:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Room

Saturday, Sept 23rd:  Confirmation Instruction begins - Fellowship Room at 9:30 a.m.

 

Note These Dates:           

            Sunday, September 24:  Voters Assembly held between the two worship services

            Sunday, October 15th:  Trunk or Treat, 2-5   Our Savior’s School grounds.

                                                More Information

 

Contact our Pastors:  If you wish to contact Pastor Sean or Pastor Johnson for pastoral care or counsel, you may use this email:  oslcalbanypastor@gmail.com

 

Elders and Assigned Families:  Each Elder has been assigned a group of families arranged alphabetically for pastoral care and prayer. Don’t hesitate to call “your” Elder if you have a special need for prayer or spiritual support.  A-C:  Peter Kemmer (518/728-9960)                   D-H:  Mark Chaffee  (518/763-1085)   I-M:  Dave Hawley  (518/729-2308 )   N-R:  Alan Fijal (518/373-8710)      S-Z:  Ike Wallace (518-598-2208)

 

Small Groups are being formed this month and will be meeting in homes or at church beginning in October.  The theme for this six week study is Discipleship Demonstrated by David, considering the ups and downs of this “man after God’s own heart.”  Sign up sheets for Small Groups are in the breezeway.  You may also sign up on line through the church website (oslalbany.com).   

 

Confirmation Instruction for youth, 7th grade or older, will begin on Saturday, September 23rd, with an orientation meeting for youth and their parents beginning at 9:30 a.m. in the Fellowship Room.  For more information about this catechetical instruction, please contact Tom Roemke (518/669-0790) or troemke115@gmail.com.     

 

Our Savior’s T-Shirts are now available to order.  This is a way to visually represent our church to the people we meet in our neighborhood.  Each time you put on the shirt, you can remind yourself of the call to “put on Christ” and serve as a witness as empowered by the Holy Spirit.   You may order the shirts on line (through the church facebook page) or by using an order form available in the narthex.  The cost is $15 a shirt.  Pay later when the shirt arrives. 

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Please contact Tom Roemke (518/669-0790 or troemke115@gmail.com) if you have any announcements to include in the weekly letters

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