Come, share the gifts of God with us,

and serve the world together,

at

OUR SAVIOUR'S LUTHERAN CHURCH,

10 Farrand Street (at River),

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, CANADA

Our congregation is located on the traditional territory of the Ojibway of the Fort William First Nation, a signatory to the Robinson-Superior Treaty of 1850.

Welcome!

We invite you to be part of our community of grace and faith, active in Thunder Bay for the past 114 years. We seek to continue to be a place where people can grow in their understanding of God's forgiving love revealed through Jesus. Gathered in to worship, God's Spirit calls us out to share in word and action what it means to be people of God.

OUR VISION:

"Come share the gifts of God - serve the world"

Feb. 24 - Mar. 1

Monday

Newsletter articles, please!

6:30 p.m. Cubs

Shrove Tuesday

5:00 p.m. Pancake Supper!

Ash Wednesday

12:15 p.m. Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes (spoken)

6:30 p.m. TBay Carvers

7:00 p.m. Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes, with Choir

Thursday

3:00 p.m. Falls Prevention

Friday

2:00 p.m. 'Passing It On' workshop

Saturday

Sunday, Mar. 1 -

First Sunday In Lent

10:30 a.m. Holy Communion and Sunday School

Readings:

Genesis 2:15-17, 3:1-7; Psalm 32; Romans 5:12-19; Matthew 4:1-11

Sermon: 'Hunger' - Pastor Matthew

Weekly News and Newsletter:

To receive a copy of the weekly 'Our Saviour's Awesome News' or the monthly 'Ambassador' by email, please send a request to osimm@tbaytel.net.

Deadline for March 'Ambassador' articles: Feb. 24


Pancake Supper

Our annual Shrove Tuesday supper is taking place this Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 5:00 p.m., in Immanuel Hall. Thank you to all those who have signed up to help! After expenses, the proceeds from the freewill offering at the door will be shared with a local charity: the Thunder Bay Therapeutic Riding Association.

Ash Wednesday

Our Lenten season begins this Wednesday, Feb. 26. We will have an shortened/spoken service of Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes at 12:15 p.m. At 7:00 p.m. we will have Holy Communion and Imposition of Ashes, with the choir singing.

'Passing It On: Notes and Memorabilia'

'Passing It On' is a series of 4-5 weekly workshops, hosted by Scandhome, intended to start the process of creating a package of materials which can be passed on to one's loved ones. The task of the participants is to be part of a collective memory.

Second Workship: Fr. Feb. 28, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m., in Immanuel Hall

See Ken Boegh for more details.

Youth Fundraiser

The Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth gathering is happening this August in Calgary. Fundraising (approx. $1600 needed per person) has begun for the local Anglican and Lutheran team, including Nik from Our Saviour's.

Kaija Ranta has organized a multi-congregation sale of Kakabeka Falls based Brule Creek flour and baking mix products. We receive 50% of the price.

Product/price lists are available at church. Final orders are being taken this Sunday, Mar. 1. See Kaija after worship.

Congregational Photos

During the month of March, Jenny and Brian Phillips will be taking pictures of members and friends of the congregation who wish to be part of a photographic record of the congregation at this point in time. Please see them after church for more details, and to sign a privacy/information form.

World Day of Prayer 2020

The theme this year, 'Rise! Take your Mat and Walk', comes to us from Zimbabwe. The service for the north side of the city is being held on Fri. Mar. 6, 7:00 p.m., at the Gathering Table on Pearl St. (next to the Casino). All are welcome!