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 113 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"

Jan. 20-26

Monday

1:30 p.m. 'Lutheran Women'

6:30 p.m. Cubs

Tuesday

3:00 p.m. Falls Prevention

3:15 p.m. Confirmation class

7:15 p.m. Oras Chamber Choir practice

Wednesday

2:00 p.m. TBay Carvers

6:30 p.m. TBay Carvers

Thursday

3:00 p.m. Falls Prevention

3:30 p.m. Budget Process committee

Friday

Saturday

Sunday, January 26: Third Sunday after Epiphany

9:30 a.m. Band Practice

10:30 a.m. Worship with the Band

Readings:

Isaiah 9:1-4; Psalm 27:1,4-9; I Corinthians 1:10-18; Matthew 4:12-23

Sermon: 'Coming Near'

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 February 'Ambassador' articles: Feb. 3


Our 'Lutheran Women' group will gather for Bible Study and for fellowship on Mon. Jan. 20, 1:30, in Immanuel Hall. All women are welcome. We will also remember our late leader, Rita Sinihelmi.

On Sun. Feb. 2, enjoy a bowl or two of delicious soup during Fellowship Hour. This is part of a continent-wide drive on Super Bowl Sunday to tackle poverty. Please bring gifts of food goods and/or monetary gifts, which will be given to the Gathering Table's food cupboard. Thank you for your support of this drive over the years.

Our sessions are going to be held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month, from 3:15 - 4:15 p.m. all baptized youth in Grade 7 and up who have not yet been confirmed are encouraged to attend. The first sessions are on Feb. 4 and Feb. 18. Talk to Pastor Matthew for more details.

Annual Congregational Meeting

The Annual Meeting of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Thunder Bay, Inc., will take place following worship on Sun. Feb. 9, 2020. All confirmed members are encouraged to attend and visitors are most welcome.

Reports for the meeting need to be submitted to the office by Mon. Jan. 27 (by email attachment, in Word format, appreciated). The Annual Reports package will be available for pickup on Sun. Feb. 2.

We will be again be having a light potluck luncheon. Please bring something to share.

The Nominating Committee consists of Beth Boegh, Gloria Blazna, and Helen Dagsvik. A complete list of positions to be filled is in the January 'Ambassador', or available from them.

The Jan. - Mar. edition of our national church's daily devotions booklet is now available in the front hall. Pastor Matthew is the writer for Mar. 11-17. There is also an app (paid) for 'Eternity for Today' both for Android and Apple devices.

2020 Camping

The Luther Village Camp Annual Brochure for 2020 is now available to help you create your family, child, grandchild, or individual camping plans for this coming summer! Please pick one up and see what's happening during our 56th year of outdoor ministry in our MNO Synod!

You can also view the brochure online at luthervillage.ca .

We begin taking reservations on Mon. Jan. 27, 2020, at 9 a.m. (Central)

Hope to see you at LV!