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God’s Vision:but the righteous
will live by his faith…

(Habakkuk 2:4b)

OSL Vision: Our neighbors recognize
that Our Savior is an integral part of
the community fabric because we touch
their lives and witness Christ to people
of all ages.

Worship Service:
9 AM

10:30 AM
Sunday School, Bible study
& Fellowship

Email OSL office

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF:
Rev. Eric Borchers
Pastor &
School Administration
Amanda Bowen
Childcare Director
Sharolyn Nungester
Assistant Director
Pam Kalmbach
Music Director
Dorothy Maass
Secretary
Tiffany Henson
Secretary
Skyla Counts
Secretary
Sheryl Josserand
Business Manager

Visit us!
1513 East Yager Lane
Austin, TX 78753

(512) 836-9600


Caring + Sharing + Serving 

Check us out on facebook.  Church Facebook

Check us out on facebook.  School/Childcare Facebook

 

OSL WeatherBug Site
CURRENT CONDITIONS

 

 

God’s Vision:but the righteous
will live by his faith…

(Habakkuk 2:4b)

OSL Vision: Our neighbors recognize
that Our Savior is an integral part of
the community fabric because we touch
their lives and witness Christ to people
of all ages.

Worship Service:
9 AM

10:30 AM
Sunday School, Bible study
& Fellowship

Email OSL office

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF:
Rev. Eric Borchers
Pastor &
School Administration
Amanda Bowen
Childcare Director
Sharolyn Nungester
Assistant Director
Pam Kalmbach
Music Director
Dorothy Maass
Secretary
Tiffany Henson
Secretary
Skyla Counts
Secretary
Sheryl Josserand
Business Manager

Visit us!
1513 East Yager Lane
Austin, TX 78753

(512) 836-9600


Caring + Sharing + Serving 

Check us out on facebook.  Church Facebook

Check us out on facebook.  School/Childcare Facebook

 

OSL WeatherBug Site
CURRENT CONDITIONS


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July 27 (Seventh Sunday after Pentecost)

  Click HERE for worship service    

  Click HERE for Sunday announcement bulletin insert  

July 20 (Sixth Sunday after Pentecost)

  Click HERE for worship service    

  Click HERE for Sunday announcement bulletin insert  

NOTE: OSL has 1 worship service each Sunday during the summer  from May 25 through Aug. 31. Services begin at 9 AM. Sunday school and Bible class begin at 10:30 AM with coffee and fellowship time from 10 to 10:30 AM. Communion will be held the first and third Sundays. The first and third Sundays will be a traditional service. The second and fourth Sundays will be blended services with NO communion.

_________________________________________________________

JULY 2014 NEWSLETTER & CALENDARS 

  Click HERE for the July 2014 OSL newsletter 

  Click HERE for the July 2014 OSL calendar

  Click HERE for the July 20143 OSL "serving" calendar

  Click HERE for the July 2014 OSL birthdays & anniversaries 

If you have any questions, please call the OSL church/school office: 836-9600

 

INTERESTED IN CURRENT NEWS ABOUT THE LCMS?

You can access current news on The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod by accessing the online version of The Reporter: the official newspaper of the LCMS. Click HERE for the latest edition.

_________________________________________________________

SUNDAY BIBLE STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

II Timothy  led by Pastor Borchers in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday at 10:30 AM.

IN ADDITION:

1. WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY is held the first and third Tuesdays at 7 PM at Caroline Bullock's home. Contact the church office for the address (512-836-9600) or call Carol for more information (512-990-5873). The topic: "Why Pray?"

2. MEN'S BIBLE BREAKFAST is being held Tuesdays at 7 AM at Ross' Old Austin Cafe 11800 N Lamar Blvd #6. Click HERE for a map to the restaurant.

_________________________________________________________

YOUTH NIGHT is each Sunday from 5:30 to 7 PM in the youth room. Youth Grade 5 and up are welcome to join the fun! 

Saturday, August 2, the Youth will be going to Hawaiian Falls in Pflugerville. Meet at OSL at 9:30 AM and we will take the van to the park. Feel free to pack a lunch and we will take a cooler inside the park for lunch. Contact Jason if you have any questions. 

The Youth will be going to Coupland Dance Hall on Friday, Aug. 15, to bid farewell to Emily and Avery before they leave for college. We would like to invite any of our 'young at heart' Youths as well. Contact Jason with questions or if you need a ride.

_________________________________________________________

CURRENTLY IN OUR PRAYERS

We continue to pray for all those with special treatments and all in need of healing, both physical and emotional, including —  Ron Ferris, Carole Fricke, Linda Gerding, Lester & Elaine Robbins, Terrell Hamann, Gloria Burk, Amanda Bowen, Joe Bowen, Mindy Borchers, Jim Menke, Ted Boyd, Frank Guttman, John Stelzer, Margie Meyer and Ernest Hintz. We also pray for protection of all our troops, guidance for our leaders, for those who have lost jobs and graudates.

More information on use of the OSL Prayer Chain can be found by clicking this LINK or visit the "OSL Ministry Areas" page. You can also call the OSL church office: 836-9600 or Margarete Tabor (246-1227) or Jeanette Burk (251-4313). Prayer Chain requests are prayed for faithfully by the ladies on the chain and kep confidential, if requested.

_________________________________________________________

  • Registration for the coming school year is underway. Registration fees are $300. Our school consistently ranks in the top 10% in national testing. Please check us out and tell your friends!.   

  • CLICK HERE FOR FALL REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

  • SCHOOL YEARBOOKS: 2013-14 school yearbooks are on sale in the school office for $10. 

  • NEW TEACHERSSharolyn Nungester, who is currently serving as the Interim Childcare Director, will be teaching our PreK 3 class. In addition to a great deal of experience and additional coursework in Early Childhood Education, Sharolyn has a Bachelor’s Of Christian Education from Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri and a Masters of Science with Education emphasis from Ft. Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.

    Connie Cardon will be teaching Grades 2-3 in the new year. She is graduating from Concordia Austin on May 2014, with her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and a great deal of energy and enthusiasm for the ministry. She has done student teaching at Redeemer Lutheran School in Austin (Grades 2 and 5), as well as the Live Oak Elementary School in Round Rock (Grade 1), and has served as a student intern both at Redeemer (Grade 2) and at the Old Town Elementary School in Round Rock (Grade 3).

OSL MUSIC ACADEMY

The OSL Music Academy is a program that provides weekly 30-minute private music lessons. It is sponsored by Our Savior Lutheran Church. The program is for all ages (see beginning age for each instrument) and is open to OSL School students, OSL after-school child care students, OSL members and the public. All lessons will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1513 East Yager Lane, Austin, TX 78753. Click HERE for more information on the OSL Music Academy and registration form.

________________________________________________________

 

PORTALS OF PRAYER — Third quarter available

Portals of Prayer are available in the narthex. Please take one for your daily devotion and feel free to take one for a friend. 

________________________________________________________

WORK DAYS SCHEDULED — July 19

Work days have been scheduled Saturday, July 19. Volunteers are needed to complete inside and outside jobs. Join us or pick a job and complete it on your own time. Painting, playground work, carpentry, window washing, window screen repair, dusting binds. Contact the church office if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.

________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________

2014 FLOWER CHART 

The 2014 Flower Chart is posted. Sign-up early to get your pick of dates. Price is $30 per Sunday, per family. Contact Dorothy Maass in the office if you have any questions or wise to sign up — 512-836-9600

________________________________________________________

UPDATED MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY AVAILABLE

A new upated color membership directory is available. Contact the church office for your copy ($10 each). Thanks!

The directory is also available in digital format for smart phones and tablets. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can download the church picture directory straight to it. From the App Store, download the free app called Instant Church Directory. Pull it up and follow the directions. (1) Enter your email and then request a password. The password will be sent to your email account. Then go back to the Directory App, (2) enter the password you were given and you will have the directory! You must have an email address in the directory to be able to access this feature. Husbands and wives may use the same email address. 

Any changes that are made to the directory from the church office will automatically download to your phone. Look over the sample directory in the Narthex to make sure everything is correct. More than one email can be used. Remember to contact the church office with ANY changes in your families information.

_________________________________________________________

Volunteers are needed in many areas of OSL. Please consider the following areas for possible service. See the listed individual for more information.

  • Ushers — Jon Kruger
  • Nursery — Maria Satterwhite
  • Greeters — Dorothy Maass
  • Readers — Jason Harris
  • Coffee Makers — Dorothy Maass

_________________________________________________________

SCRIP AVAILABLE

SCRIP is a school fundraiser whereby the school purchases gift cards at a discount and then sells them for face value. Scrip gift cards are for sell in the church office or on Sundays after church. We have many cards on hand for grocery stores, restaurants, stores and gas cards. Some of the cards currently in stock: Wal-Mart, HEB, Sprouts, Randall’s, Chili’s, Olive Garden, Red Robin, Subway, Chipotle, Wendy’s, Jack-in-the-Box, Kohl’s, J C Penney’s, Target andExxon. There are also many Scrip gift cards available for purchase in addition to what we keep on hand. You can find out what is available by going to Great Lakes Scrip (www.glscrip.com) and selecting the tab: “Order Scrip”.

If you have a special request for specific gift cards please contact the office or email Tracy Barho (barho@sbcglobal.net). All special requests for gift cards require payment in advance. Cards would be available by the following weekend. If you pay on Sunday your cards would come in approximately Thursday or Friday of that week and be available for pick up the following Sunday.

_________________________________________________________

STOREHOUSE

Consider getting involved with the Food Pantry — collecting non-perishable food items for the STOREHOUSE in Pflugerville. There is a box in the church narthex where you may place your items. The Storehouse is located in the “POP” center on FM 685 in Pflugerville (1202 FM 685, Ste. C4-C5, Pflugerville, TX 78660). They are also in need of volunteers.

_________________________________________________________

STEPHEN MINISTRY NEEDS YOUR HELP!

OSL is a Stephen Ministry congregation. Even if you are not a Stephen leader or a Stephen minister, you can play an important role in our Stephen Ministry program. Stephen ministers need your prayerful support as they confidentially meet with their care receivers every week. Our Stephen leaders also need your help in identifying people who might benefit from a Stephen ministry relationship. If you see a friend, coworker, neighbor, relative or someone else who could use some extra Christian care, tell that person about our Stephen Ministry and get permission to refer him or her to Pastor Fibelkorn (836-9600), Linda Guttman (255-7759), or Linda Anderson (238-0627).

_________________________________________________________

RECYCLING OPPORTUNITY

OSL recycles aluminum cans, cell phones, miscellaneous electronics, old eye glasses, newspapers, magazines, phone books and paper. No cardboard boxes, please! Look for appropriate containers in the church narthex or parking lot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 27 (Seventh Sunday after Pentecost)

  Click HERE for worship service    

  Click HERE for Sunday announcement bulletin insert  

July 20 (Sixth Sunday after Pentecost)

  Click HERE for worship service    

  Click HERE for Sunday announcement bulletin insert  

NOTE: OSL has 1 worship service each Sunday during the summer  from May 25 through Aug. 31. Services begin at 9 AM. Sunday school and Bible class begin at 10:30 AM with coffee and fellowship time from 10 to 10:30 AM. Communion will be held the first and third Sundays. The first and third Sundays will be a traditional service. The second and fourth Sundays will be blended services with NO communion.

_________________________________________________________

JULY 2014 NEWSLETTER & CALENDARS 

  Click HERE for the July 2014 OSL newsletter 

  Click HERE for the July 2014 OSL calendar

  Click HERE for the July 20143 OSL "serving" calendar

  Click HERE for the July 2014 OSL birthdays & anniversaries 

If you have any questions, please call the OSL church/school office: 836-9600

 

INTERESTED IN CURRENT NEWS ABOUT THE LCMS?

You can access current news on The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod by accessing the online version of The Reporter: the official newspaper of the LCMS. Click HERE for the latest edition.

_________________________________________________________

SUNDAY BIBLE STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

II Timothy  led by Pastor Borchers in the Fellowship Hall on Sunday at 10:30 AM.

IN ADDITION:

1. WOMEN'S BIBLE STUDY is held the first and third Tuesdays at 7 PM at Caroline Bullock's home. Contact the church office for the address (512-836-9600) or call Carol for more information (512-990-5873). The topic: "Why Pray?"

2. MEN'S BIBLE BREAKFAST is being held Tuesdays at 7 AM at Ross' Old Austin Cafe 11800 N Lamar Blvd #6. Click HERE for a map to the restaurant.

_________________________________________________________

YOUTH NIGHT is each Sunday from 5:30 to 7 PM in the youth room. Youth Grade 5 and up are welcome to join the fun! 

Saturday, August 2, the Youth will be going to Hawaiian Falls in Pflugerville. Meet at OSL at 9:30 AM and we will take the van to the park. Feel free to pack a lunch and we will take a cooler inside the park for lunch. Contact Jason if you have any questions. 

The Youth will be going to Coupland Dance Hall on Friday, Aug. 15, to bid farewell to Emily and Avery before they leave for college. We would like to invite any of our 'young at heart' Youths as well. Contact Jason with questions or if you need a ride.

_________________________________________________________

CURRENTLY IN OUR PRAYERS

We continue to pray for all those with special treatments and all in need of healing, both physical and emotional, including —  Ron Ferris, Carole Fricke, Linda Gerding, Lester & Elaine Robbins, Terrell Hamann, Gloria Burk, Amanda Bowen, Joe Bowen, Mindy Borchers, Jim Menke, Ted Boyd, Frank Guttman, John Stelzer, Margie Meyer and Ernest Hintz. We also pray for protection of all our troops, guidance for our leaders, for those who have lost jobs and graudates.

More information on use of the OSL Prayer Chain can be found by clicking this LINK or visit the "OSL Ministry Areas" page. You can also call the OSL church office: 836-9600 or Margarete Tabor (246-1227) or Jeanette Burk (251-4313). Prayer Chain requests are prayed for faithfully by the ladies on the chain and kep confidential, if requested.

_________________________________________________________

  • Registration for the coming school year is underway. Registration fees are $300. Our school consistently ranks in the top 10% in national testing. Please check us out and tell your friends!.   

  • CLICK HERE FOR FALL REGISTRATION INFORMATION.

  • SCHOOL YEARBOOKS: 2013-14 school yearbooks are on sale in the school office for $10. 

  • NEW TEACHERSSharolyn Nungester, who is currently serving as the Interim Childcare Director, will be teaching our PreK 3 class. In addition to a great deal of experience and additional coursework in Early Childhood Education, Sharolyn has a Bachelor’s Of Christian Education from Ozark Christian College, Joplin, Missouri and a Masters of Science with Education emphasis from Ft. Hays State University, Hays, Kansas.

    Connie Cardon will be teaching Grades 2-3 in the new year. She is graduating from Concordia Austin on May 2014, with her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education and a great deal of energy and enthusiasm for the ministry. She has done student teaching at Redeemer Lutheran School in Austin (Grades 2 and 5), as well as the Live Oak Elementary School in Round Rock (Grade 1), and has served as a student intern both at Redeemer (Grade 2) and at the Old Town Elementary School in Round Rock (Grade 3).

OSL MUSIC ACADEMY

The OSL Music Academy is a program that provides weekly 30-minute private music lessons. It is sponsored by Our Savior Lutheran Church. The program is for all ages (see beginning age for each instrument) and is open to OSL School students, OSL after-school child care students, OSL members and the public. All lessons will be held at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1513 East Yager Lane, Austin, TX 78753. Click HERE for more information on the OSL Music Academy and registration form.

________________________________________________________

 

PORTALS OF PRAYER — Third quarter available

Portals of Prayer are available in the narthex. Please take one for your daily devotion and feel free to take one for a friend. 

________________________________________________________

WORK DAYS SCHEDULED — July 19

Work days have been scheduled Saturday, July 19. Volunteers are needed to complete inside and outside jobs. Join us or pick a job and complete it on your own time. Painting, playground work, carpentry, window washing, window screen repair, dusting binds. Contact the church office if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.

________________________________________________________

________________________________________________________

2014 FLOWER CHART 

The 2014 Flower Chart is posted. Sign-up early to get your pick of dates. Price is $30 per Sunday, per family. Contact Dorothy Maass in the office if you have any questions or wise to sign up — 512-836-9600

________________________________________________________

UPDATED MEMBERSHIP DIRECTORY AVAILABLE

A new upated color membership directory is available. Contact the church office for your copy ($10 each). Thanks!

The directory is also available in digital format for smart phones and tablets. If you have an iPhone or iPad, you can download the church picture directory straight to it. From the App Store, download the free app called Instant Church Directory. Pull it up and follow the directions. (1) Enter your email and then request a password. The password will be sent to your email account. Then go back to the Directory App, (2) enter the password you were given and you will have the directory! You must have an email address in the directory to be able to access this feature. Husbands and wives may use the same email address. 

Any changes that are made to the directory from the church office will automatically download to your phone. Look over the sample directory in the Narthex to make sure everything is correct. More than one email can be used. Remember to contact the church office with ANY changes in your families information.

_________________________________________________________

Volunteers are needed in many areas of OSL. Please consider the following areas for possible service. See the listed individual for more information.

  • Ushers — Jon Kruger
  • Nursery — Maria Satterwhite
  • Greeters — Dorothy Maass
  • Readers — Jason Harris
  • Coffee Makers — Dorothy Maass

_________________________________________________________

SCRIP AVAILABLE

SCRIP is a school fundraiser whereby the school purchases gift cards at a discount and then sells them for face value. Scrip gift cards are for sell in the church office or on Sundays after church. We have many cards on hand for grocery stores, restaurants, stores and gas cards. Some of the cards currently in stock: Wal-Mart, HEB, Sprouts, Randall’s, Chili’s, Olive Garden, Red Robin, Subway, Chipotle, Wendy’s, Jack-in-the-Box, Kohl’s, J C Penney’s, Target andExxon. There are also many Scrip gift cards available for purchase in addition to what we keep on hand. You can find out what is available by going to Great Lakes Scrip (www.glscrip.com) and selecting the tab: “Order Scrip”.

If you have a special request for specific gift cards please contact the office or email Tracy Barho (barho@sbcglobal.net). All special requests for gift cards require payment in advance. Cards would be available by the following weekend. If you pay on Sunday your cards would come in approximately Thursday or Friday of that week and be available for pick up the following Sunday.

_________________________________________________________

STOREHOUSE

Consider getting involved with the Food Pantry — collecting non-perishable food items for the STOREHOUSE in Pflugerville. There is a box in the church narthex where you may place your items. The Storehouse is located in the “POP” center on FM 685 in Pflugerville (1202 FM 685, Ste. C4-C5, Pflugerville, TX 78660). They are also in need of volunteers.

_________________________________________________________

STEPHEN MINISTRY NEEDS YOUR HELP!

OSL is a Stephen Ministry congregation. Even if you are not a Stephen leader or a Stephen minister, you can play an important role in our Stephen Ministry program. Stephen ministers need your prayerful support as they confidentially meet with their care receivers every week. Our Stephen leaders also need your help in identifying people who might benefit from a Stephen ministry relationship. If you see a friend, coworker, neighbor, relative or someone else who could use some extra Christian care, tell that person about our Stephen Ministry and get permission to refer him or her to Pastor Fibelkorn (836-9600), Linda Guttman (255-7759), or Linda Anderson (238-0627).

_________________________________________________________

RECYCLING OPPORTUNITY

OSL recycles aluminum cans, cell phones, miscellaneous electronics, old eye glasses, newspapers, magazines, phone books and paper. No cardboard boxes, please! Look for appropriate containers in the church narthex or parking lot.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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