Listen & Read

Teen Bowling Outing – Dec 27

Who

For 8th grade through high school
Invite a friend!     

What

bowling at Circle B in Cedarburg on Hwy 60!

When

 Wednesday, December 27th from 10am-12pm

Cost

Cost: $5 (covers bowling, shoes and pizza)

Sign-up!

Sign-up sheet is located on a table in the church entry way….or sign up here:

Winter Bible Study for Parents: Christian Parenting – A Labor of Love

What

Plan to attend this six-week class which will emphasize, based on God’s love for parents and children, how parents show love for their children.  This is an extension of the class that was taught this past fall.

When

Sunday morning series at 9:15 am

January 7, 14, 21 & 28, February 4 & 11

Where

Taught by Tom Hering in the Fellowship Hall Classroom

Prayer Circle – December 10, 2017

“But now I am coming to you, and these things I speak in the world, that they may have my joy fulfilled in themselves.”  John 17:13

Years ago, a popular T-shirt read, “If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.”

Many people, including Christians, believe that God wants us to be happy. But happiness is often confused with the joy we read of in Scripture. Being happy is a feeling of bliss or a mood that is dependent on other people and circumstances.

Joy is a gift from the Holy Spirit — not a moment or a mood. Joy is God’s intentional gift of His presence. Jesus came to live among us, speak the truth of God’s unconditional love for us, and take away our sin through His death and resurrection.

No matter what circumstances surround us, we can live in the joy that we are His precious children. We are made whole in the promise of Jesus, “that they may have my joy fulfilled in them” (John 17:13b). Moments of happiness are a delight, but we can rejoice in the always-present joy that is the foundation of our life in Christ! Continue reading “Prayer Circle – December 10, 2017”

Lost in Cyberspace

When

January 22, 2018 at 6:30 pm

Where

Our Savior Lutheran Church
1332 Arrowhead Road
Grafton, WI 53024

What

What’s the latest in our Digital World?
Presenter: Ruba AlSaman, MA
Prevention Educator
Ozaukee Family Services

  •  How can we possibly keep up with today’s technology and protect our children from what they themselves don’t even know?
  • Can we have control over our children’s devices?
  • Cyberbullying and what people are doing to stop it.

News & Notes – December 17, 2017

CHRISTMAS SING-A-LONG BETWEEN SERVICES

Sunday, Dec. 17th in the Fellowship Hall.  Join us at 9:15 am for Christmas caroling, fellowship and refreshments.

Our Savior Lutheran School Christmas children’s service

Please join us for the Our Savior Lutheran School Christmas children’s service Sunday, December 17 at 4:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center.  Hope to see you there!

REGULAR SUNDAY SINGLE WORSHIP SERVICES

Please note that we will have single regular Sunday morning worship services at 9:30 am on December 24th and December 31st Continue reading “News & Notes – December 17, 2017”

News & Notes December 10, 2017

From the Board of Stewardship

Advent is preparation time for the celebration of Jesus’ birth. May it also be a time to remember and look forward to Christ’s second coming! For we know that the Baby, whose birth we celebrate this month, will come again one day in great glory!

“At the name of Jesus every knee [will] bow, in Heaven and on earth and under the earth, and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father” (Philippians 2:10-11).

 

PTF FELLOWSHIP & BOWLING!!!

Please join us for our next PTF meeting on Monday, December 18th at Circle B Recreation in Cedarburg at 6:00 p.m. with fellowship and bowling to follow!!! Sign up by December 13 to reserve your spot on a lane!

Marriage Retreat

Invest in your most important earthly relationship – your marriage – at this year’s marriage retreat.  Imagine a weekend away from the daily stresses of work, home, and kids. You and your spouse will grow together in your faith life, enjoy “date night” activities and uplifting music, and learn practical, relationship-building skills such as intimacy, conflict resolution, and financial stewardship.  The retreat will be held March 2-4, 2018 at the Heidel House Resort and Spa in Green Lake, WI.  Take the next step today, and register for With This Ring Marriage Retreat 2018: “Refine Us”!  Go to https://www.withthisringretreat.com/ for more information.

KML 12 Days of Christmas

Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School is once again reaching out to help three families in need through our 12 Days of Christmas event. Our student body will be participating for 12 days to help these families. You are also invited to participate via www.kmlhs.org/12days.

2018 OFFERING ENVELOPES

The 2018 offering envelopes are in the back of church.  Please be sure to pick yours up.

2018 Children Offering Envelopes

Children offering envelopes are available in the back of church.  We encourage families with children ages 3 to 7th grade to pick boxes up.  These envelopes are not dated and can be used anytime throughout the year.

Continue reading “News & Notes December 10, 2017”

Prayers – December 3rd 2017

“Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert.”  Isaiah 43:19

Some people hold the belief that new is always better. The newest phones are the best; the newest cars are the safest; and the newest version of computer software is the most secure. On the other hand, many people contend, “They just don’t make things like they used to.”

God promised the Israelites that something new was coming. Not just a new version of something, but something so miraculous, great, and marvelous that it would completely eclipse the old.

Saint Paul says that Old Testament events and practices are a shadow of the things to come (Colossians 2:17b). They find their full meaning and completion in something greater — in Someone greater. And that “Someone” is Jesus!  The miracle of Jesus’ resurrection is so great, so marvelous, so miraculous, that nothing can compare to it. Nothing but Christ’s death and resurrection can save us from our sins. Nothing else can give us forgiveness of sins and the assurance of eternal life.

Continue reading “Prayers – December 3rd 2017”

What We Witnessed – Midweek Advent Series 2017

This is how the birth of Jesus the Messiah came about.  Matthew 1:18

This Advent season, see the events of Christmas unfold through the eyes of those who were there.  They tell the story in narrative, “the way it happened.”  This first person sermon series will give us an opportunity to meet and listen to the eye witnesses who were closely associated with the events that surrounded our Savior’s birth.  Most importantly, we’ll hear how the truth of Christ’s birth impacted and changed their hearts and lives.

December 7 – Isaiah: An Old Time Evangelist
December 14 – Mary: The Lord’s Humble Servant
December 21 – Joseph: The Silent Saint