Lenten Midweek Fellowship Meals
Join us each Wednesday during Lent for fellowship and yummy food before going to the Midweek Lenten Worship service at 7pm. Dinner will be available in the commons from 5:30 to 6:45pm. A free will donation will be taken to cover the cost of food (suggested donation: adults-$12, Children 12 & under-$5, Family-$30). March 8: German Dinner; March 15: Macaroni & Cheese; March 22: Chili Cook-off; March 29: Sloppy Joe’s.
Palm Sunday
Jesus doesn’t come into Jerusalem to fanfare or to blasting trumpets, but lowly, on a donkey, to a crowd spreading cloaks and branches. We join in the chorus as we proclaim with the crowds, “Hosanna to the Son of David!”. All are invited to come to worship on Sunday, April 2nd, 8:30 & 10:30am (in-person and online).  Children are invited to meet Pastor Wangelin and Pastor Chris in the church lobby at the start of the service to process in with their palms. 
Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday, April 8th at 9:30am
Come join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 8th at 9:30am! Bring a friend and come enjoy some family fun with over 6000 eggs to find! We have lots of opportunities to get involved and share your love for Jesus to our church and school family as well as our community. Volunteer/donation sign ups are in the church lobby. If you have any questions please contact Paula Manning Thank you!
Holy Week 
Join us for Holy Week worship services & events next week:
– Maundy Thursday | April 6, 7pm – In-Person & Online
– Good Friday | April 7, 12pm – In-Person & 7pm – In-Person & Online
– Easter Egg Hunt | April 8, 9:30am – In-Person
Wednesday Bible Study New Topic
Wednesday morning Bible Study will break for March 29 and April 5, resuming on April 12 and beginning a study of Titus. Join us at 10:30 for fellowship and coffee, with teaching time 11:00 – noon in the Bickel Room. This class is also livestreamed on our YouTube channel.
Faith & Fellowship Nights
Join us for a six-weeks on Wednesday evenings April 12 – May 17 for Bible Study and fellowship, starting with group devotions at 6:15 in the church. Pastor Chris will be leading a class “The Gospel in Film” and Pastor Wangelin a class “Our Faithful & Loving Witness to LGBTQ+ People,” and small groups are welcome to meet that night at church also. 
The Gospel in Film Bible Study 
Pastor Chris is leading a six-week Bible Study on Wednesday nights starting April 12. Many modern movies have a theme or Christian narrative that reflects the Gospel. Join the conversation of faith and film, starting with opening devotion in the church at 6:15 p.m. 
Our Faithful & Loving Witness to LGBTQ+ People
Pastor Wangelin is leading a six-week Bible Study on a Christian response to the ever-changing views of human sexuality, based in a Gospel approach that reflects the grace and truth of Jesus. The class starts April 12 with opening devotion in the church at 6:15 p.m. 
Connect Service: April 16th, May 7th, June 4th 
Join us for a new informal, interactive, and connecting worship experience at 10:30ish in the School Commons.  This new worship service will include movement, kids, noise, and the Gospel. We want you to come as you are. We want you to be here with us, and feel comfortable as we have authentic, family-oriented worship time to our God. Worship will be a “station style” worship. All will be welcomed to get up, move around to different stations for confession and forgiveness, prayer, and visual faith. This service is in addition to our regular Sunday worship services at 8:30am and 10:30am in the sanctuary.
Upcoming Youth Events: Save The Date!
In addition to meeting on Thursdays at 7pm and Sundays for Breakfast with Jesus at 9:30am, there are several upcoming special events for High School Youth Group. All 9th – 12th graders are welcome to come!
• Thursday, April 6 – Maundy Thursday service – high school youth sit together
• Friday, June 9 (6-9 p.m.) – End of the Year Party – at the Schlegel’s
• Saturday, June 10 – City Serve
For more information or questions, please contact Kaitlynn Mews, Youth Director, at
Bible Reading Plan for 2023 
Get ready for the New Year, pick up the daily Bible Reading Plan for 2023 in the church lobby or click to view.  May God bless your new year! 
Wednesday Bible Study  
Wednesdays at 10:30am – Bickel Room
Join us this Fall for our Wednesday morning Bible study. Each week will start at 10:30am with fellowship and coffee with the class beginning at 11am in the Bickel room. 
High School Youth Group  
High schoolers have 2 opportunities to gather together for fun and fellowship!  Sundays from 9:30-10:30am, is Breakfast with Jesus and Thursdays is Youth Group from 7-8:30pm.  All high schoolers are invited!
OSL Coffee Hour
Join us in the church lobby on Sunday mornings from 9:30 to 10:30am for the return of coffee hour. We are intentionally creating time and space for our church family to connect each week and build relationships. Coffee hour each week will provide an opportunity for folks to gather, converse, and care for each other. Special events will also be held during this time periodically through the year.
Heroes of the old Testament Bible Reading Plan