Come, share the gifts of God with us,
and serve the world together,
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.
We invite you to be part of our community of grace and faith, active in Thunder Bay for the past 115 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.
"Come share the gifts of God - serve the world"
Our Saviour's This Week:
Civic holiday - office closed
11:00 a.m. Leslie Nagy funeral - at church
10:30 a.m. John Alsch funeral - at Sargent's
Sunday, August 8, Time after Pentecost
10:30 a.m. In-person Service of the Word (Recorded video on YouTube later on Sunday)
1:00 p.m. Virtual Fellowship Hour (last one for summer)
Readings: I Kings 19:4-8; Psalm 34:1-8; Ephesians 4:25 -5:2; John 6:35, 41-51
Sermon - Pastor Matthew
Sunday Virtual Fellowship Hours
Join us each non- Communion Sunday, 1:00 p.m.
- August 8 (last one until after Labour Day)
Zoom invitations are sent out each Saturday, or contact Pastor Matthew. Bring your coffee!
To receive a copy of the monthly 'Ambassador' by email, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The text version of our Summer (Updated) Newsletter is on the page ' Our Newsletter'.
Deadline for September 'Ambassador' articles: Sept. 7
Holy Communion during this time
Private Communion continues to be available.
For these 10 minute gatherings, you will need to follow our protocols: self-screen, sign in, wear a mask, and keep socially distant. Along with brief readings and prayer, for the sacrament you will receive a pre-packaged piece of bread (you can also bring your own). Wine/grape juice will not be shared at the present time. However, you can also bring your own.
LETTER CONCERNING THE RAPE AND MURDER OF 3 LUMAD INDIGENOUS YOUTH
July 13, 2021
A Renewed Call to Reconciliation
World Council of Churches Prayer Cycle
Republic of Congo, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe
Thank you for your offerings, sharing the gifts of God so that together we might serve the world!
During our in-person worship, you are able to share your offerings at the entrance to the sanctuary. At other times, and for those unable to attend worship, here are other options:
1. Mail envelopes to the church
Mailing address: 10 Farrand St. Thunder Bay P7A 3H5
2. Drop envelopes off at church
You can drop off envelopes in the mailbox beside the parking lot doors. Calling to let us know, 344-1926, is appreciated, so that the offering can be brought inside as soon as possible.
3. E-Transfer online banking
a. If you use online banking, log into your account
b. Add Our Saviour’s as a recipient using our office email address:
c. Enter the desired amount and click ‘send’.
4. Sign up for Pre-Authorized Withdrawal (PAR)
You are able to have your monthly offerings directly deposited from your financial institution to that of the church. You can designate it 1-3 ways: Weekly, Building, Forward in Mission. You also can receive undated envelopes for other offerings. To sign up, call the office. If you desire to make any changes at any time of the year, or if you have updates on your address or financial institution, please call the church office, 344-1926.
5. Canada Helps
Our regional synod office has set up Canada Helps button link, you can use to donate to congregations. The charitiable donation receipt will be issued by Canada Helps directly. (It is important to note that there is a cost to using Canada Helps as our donation service. Please considering adding 4% to your donation to cover these costs.)
Sets of envelopes for your 2021 Sunday and special offerings are available in the front hall. If you are a present envelope holder, or wish to sign up for one, please contact the office, 344-1926, email@example.com .