Learning and Being Youth


Children's Ministry

We have resumed in-person children’s ministry for children in Jk-Gr. 6. 

Our wind up for the summer will be on June 4 - we will have hot dogs during Fellowship Hour! 

We begin downstairs in Immanuel Hall, and then come upstairs to share in Holy Communion. For info: Karen Bishop.

Activity sheets for each Sunday are available in the front hall, and are mailed out on Thursday. To sign up for these: osimm@tbaytel.net

  There are Adventure activity bags under the mailboxes inside the sanctuary, for children during worship.  

  Our Summer activity packet will be ready in later June.


All youth in Grade 7 and older are welcome to be part of our two-year programme. We focus on the promises made at Baptism to help each other grow in faith and life. 

Class now on summer break.

Classes are being offered in hybrid form this year – online with special times together. 

Anglican-Lutheran Group


 'Eternity for Today'

Copies of  the July-Sept. edition of our national church’s daily devotional booklet are available in the front hall, and can also be dropped off. (Note: all copies of Apr-Jun issue distributed)

 'God Pause'

God Pause” is a free daily devotion brought to you by the alumni of Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN, an institution of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. It includes a scripture reading, a brief devotion, and a prayer. Get God Pause delivered to your email inbox every morning. Sign up at: 


Next event: tba

Canadian Lutheran Anglican Youth

The biennial national CLAY is back in person this year, August 10-13, in Waterloo!  In addition to this there is travel time. Our Synod is planning bus trips once in southern Ontario. Our

home team(s) from here might or might not be part of this.

  The theme is Ashes & Embers. Fire is sacred in the bible; symbolizing life and death. God uses fire in all kinds of ways; from burning bushes and pillars of fire, to the crackle of a campfire in the wilderness. The roaring flames usually get the most attention. But, there are also important stories to be found in what comes before and after.

Our stories and faith journeys are a lot like fire too. There’s the hard stuff, ashes. There are exciting parts, sparks. There are chaotic times, flames. And there is the quiet and calm, embers. Each of these are holy and vital parts of life. Whatever place you find yourself in, God is right there with you. For more info: https://claygathering.ca/

  Participants at CLAY normally will be aged 14-19 as of Dec. 31, 2023. You are part of a Home Team. Home Teams are groups of youth and leaders travelling and staying together during the Gathering. Often youth from the same church or parish, or from several congregations, form a Home Team, and a youth group leader or another adult will act as the leader.

  There is a cost to attend--the congregations will fundraise with the home team for travel, registration, etc.. Our national church is offering a grant of $200 per participant. There will be a down payment fee asked for by the home team leader to confirm your interest, and to go forward with your registration.

Retired Anglican priest, Nancy Ringham, hosted an information meeting for parents and prospective youth, St Michael’s, Wed March 1. If you would like what was discussed, send Pastor Matthew an email: osimm@tbaytel.net. We will also be sending out follow-up emails.


The 178th Thunder Bay Cubs meet at Our Saviour's.

It meets each Monday at 6:30 p.m. 

For information on Cubs and registration, contact Susan, 

akela178@gmail.com .

First Communion

Our Saviour's, as part of the Evangelical Lutheran Church In Canada, invites all the baptized to receive Holy Communion. 

First Communion is a session for children whose parents desire them to begin receiving the sacrament. Call the office, 344-1926, for information on the next class.

Luther Village

Our regional church camp’s annual brochure is now available at the church to help you create your family, child, grandchild, or individual camping plans for this coming summer near Kenora. See what’s happening during our 59th year of outdoor ministry!

You can also check it out at  www.luthervillage.ca.

Online registration is now open.


Luther Village also is now accepting staff applications. Whether you want to make delicious treats in the kitchen, lead families and youth through campfire songs, or help with maintaining the beauty of Luther Village, there is a position that may be perfect for you! Positions being filled are Program Coordinator, Program Leaders, Head Cook, Kitchen/Housekeeping, Maintenance Assistants, and Office Assistants:


Campus Ministry

Students at Confederation College and Lakehead University:  Pastor Matthew would love to have a cup of coffee with you!

Campus contact: If you, or your son or daughter, is going to be at college this year, whether at LU or Confederation or elsewhere, email contact information (student name, email address, college) to osimm@tbaytel.net