Faith on Display Service – November 29th, 7pm
We have many unique and interesting decorations in the sanctuary, but we also have many normal decorations that you may have in your own home. Join us as we have a service looking at those decorations, and the meaning that they have!
We invite you to bring your favorite Nativity scene, cookies, and after the service, we will share in fellowship, cookies, hot chocolate, and view all of the nativity scenes on display.
Advent by Candlelight – December 2nd, 2-5pm
Advent by Candlelight is an event to help women focus on Christ during the busy holiday season. It is also a way for us to reach out to the community and to encourage believers. We host candle lit tables, have coffee or tea with a wonderful dessert, sing beautiful Advent songs together and receive a message of Jesus our Savior. See the display in the church lobby to sign up to attend and also please consider being a hostess. This year’s ABC theme is Herbs for Advent, the speaker is Gloria Rodammer, she is a member of St. Paul’s church in Millington. If you have any questions you can reach out to Pam Ogle or Marianne List.
Hymn Festival – December 6th at 7pm
Holy Light: A Candlelight Service of Carols and Hymns will be led by organist Robert Hobby on Wednesday, December 6 at 7 p.m. He is the Minister of Music at Trinity English Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne. The singing , by congregation and choir, will be accompanied by organ, brass, timpani and handbells. A free-will offering will be taken. Invite others to the hymn festival and join us as we celebrate the coming King born in the manger in Bethlehem.
Advent by Bonfire – December 9th, 5-8pm
The OSL Men of courage celebrate Advent with a bonfire, good food, and great fellowship. Invite a brother, cousin, uncle, or friend, and join us for a great time of fellowship amongst brothers in Christ. This event is for men, high school age and older. Our devotion this year will be led by MSU Baseball Coach Jake Boss Jr. Cost is $25 for Adults and $10 for High School through Age 20. Sign up in the church lobby or email:
Living Nativity – December 16, 5-7pm
The Christmas story. The shepherds, the angels, the stable, the manger. The Christmas story can often times feel far off. Join us for a night to walk through the nativity, see the shepherds, angels, and hear the story of the birth of Jesus. We will have cookies, hot chocolate, activities, and family fun. Invite your neighbors, friends, any and all, to join us as we join in the journey to the manger! To volunteer or donate, check out the table in the church lobby or email Chris Manning.
Blue Christmas Service – December 20, 7pm
Sometimes, the holiday season doesn’t feel holly and jolly. There are many reasons why someone might be having a blue Christmas. Maybe it’s the loss of a loved one, whether recent or years ago, the loss of a job, a struggling family situation, or simply feeling like you can’t have joy this year. Join us for our first Blue Christmas service. This will be a service of remembrance and hope, as we are strengthened and encouraged by God’s Word and fellow believers. After the service, we will have light refreshments, an opportunity to come to the communion rail to be anointed with oil and prayed over, and our Stephen ministers, will be around to listen and to pray.
Christmas Eve Services – December 24th
The culmination of the Advent season is the celebration of the birth of our Savior. This year, Christmas Eve is a little different, because it falls on a Sunday! 
This Christmas Eve we will have 5 services: 9:30am, 10am, 4pm, 7pm, 10pm
– 9:30am: Traditional service with communion and hymns led by the organ.
– 10:00am: Christmas Eve Connect Service. This is our station-based young family focused service.
– 4:00pm Contemporary Christmas Eve worship service, led by our worship band.
– 7:00pm: Organ led service, with our adult choir, handbell choir, and brass group.
– 10:00pm: Organ with a string quartet accompaniment.
All evening services will include our candlelight ceremony and communion.
High School Youth Group 
Youth group meets every Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the Bickel Room and will end at 8:30 p.m.
Heroes of the old Testament Bible Reading Plan