News & Events

All you need to know about all that's happening at Our Saviour's!  

CLICK HERE for the May issue of SHINE, our stories-focused monthly newsletter (published the first Friday of the month). 

CLICK HERE for the latest issue of Connections, our happenings-focused weekly newsletter (published on Fridays). Subscribe to Connections.

CLICK HERE for Our Saviour's events calendar.

    oslc in action

    Our Saviour's offers a vibrant array of mission and ministry opportunities for those of all ages. Check out what some of our groups have been up to lately!


      The 2023-'24 Our Saviour's Annual Report, with information on membership, highlights from the year in mission and ministry, a recap of the school year for Celebration Children's Preschool, and reports from the church finance and property committees, is now available. CLICK HERE to download a copy, or pick up a printed copy at church.

    • memorial day office closure & summer hours

      Please note that the church office will be closed Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. After Memorial Day and until Labor Day, the office will operate on summer hours of 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Thursday, closed Friday.

    • one blended worship service and all-church annual meeting june 2

      Save the date for our all-church Annual Meeting at 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 2, following ONE weekend worship service at 9 a.m. on the Our Saviour's Campus. No Saturday worship that weekend.

    • mega garage sale june 7-8 ~ volunteers needed!

      MEGA Garage Sale will be here before we know it, and the MEGA team is looking for volunteers! Can you help with setup May 28-29, cashiering the sale itself June 7-8, or cleanup June 8? Email to say YES to being part of this great annual event! (Those who can help with heavy lifting/moving large items especially are sought!) Want to know what you can drop off when? Head on over to our MEGA Garage sale page.

    • june book group @ celebration garden

      You're invited to a three-week study of "Language for God: A Lutheran Perspective" by Mary J. Streufert. Meet on Tuesdays, June 11-25, at 7 p.m. in the Celebration garden; please bring a lawn chair. The discussion schedule is as follows: June 11, intro through chapter 2; June 18, chapters 3-4; and June 25, chapter 5-conclusion.

    • courageous conversations: faith & film

      Join us this summer for Courageous Conversations: Faith and Film, a series of monthly movie viewings that will invite us to consider three films from a faith perspective. Bring chairs, blankets and snacks if you'd like, and meet in the Celebration gym at 5:30 p.m. First up: "Barbie" (2023, PG-13) on Wednesday, June 12.

    • be part of mini-golf at OSLC father's day weekend!

      Be part of a mini-golf event happening at both campuses after worship on Father's Day weekend (June 15-16)! Can you/your family/your mission or ministry group decorate and host a golf hole? We'll have the flags and holes; you just need to "putt" on your thinking cap and come up with a theme! Contact Pastor Elisabeth at to join the fun.

    • register to attend or volunteer at scuba vbs!

      SCUBA VBS registration is open through May 31. Sign up HERE to join us June 24-27! Also...we can't do SCUBA without "U"! Register HERE to volunteer--it will be a whaley fun time! Questions? Please contact Kim Walker at

    • Donate thrivent cards for refugee ministry

      Do you have a $250 Thrivent card you're looking to use? Our Saviour's Refugee Ministry is seeking four donated cards each month this spring to fund four Welcome Kits for World Relief Chicagoland! These kits supply household essentials to refugees who have been recently resettled in the U.S. from countries like Sudan, Syria, Ukraine and Myanmar. Please contact if you have a card you would like to donate or if you'd like to learn more. 

    • Looking for a new opportunity to volunteer? Check out our mini directory!

      If you're looking for new serving opportunities to Know Jesus and Make Jesus Known, check out this brand-new listing of our great OSLC mission and ministry teams. Contact information for each group's leader is included. Interested in volunteering in new ways but not sure where you’d like to start? Email ~ we’re happy to help you connect with opportunities that match your interest/availability!