Solidarity Walk 2018: Manchester to Dover – Wednesday, August 22 through Saturday, August 25

New Hampshire faith leaders have announced that they plan to trek from Manchester to Dover in a four day “Solidarity Walk for Immigrant Justice.” The walk will mirror the trip an immigrant who is detained by I.C.E. takes from the Federal Building in Manchester to the Dover Jail and possible deportation. The Walk is being planned by many faith groups that have held prayer vigils outside the Norris Cotton Federal Building in Manchester over the past year. It will pass through Continue reading Solidarity Walk 2018: Manchester to Dover – Wednesday, August 22 through Saturday, August 25

Who should receive OSLC’s Micah Award for this year?

mWe invite members and friends of OSLC to nominate one or two persons in our congregation to be recognized as a MICAH Award winner(s) this fall. There are forms in the Narthex to be filled out with the name of your choice to be put in the designated box. You may also submit your choice by e-mail to the church office. Please give the name and a short description of why you chose that person.

Micah 6:8 “And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God”. The Micah Award should be given to someone who exemplifies this Scripture. Continue reading Who should receive OSLC’s Micah Award for this year?

Wilfred, Our Godson in Tanzania

We recently received this update on Wilfred, our Godson in Tanzania.  Godparents for Tanzania provides scholarships for fifty young Tanzanians to attend secondary school, vocational training, college, and university. Through this program, we are sponsoring Wilfred. We have also received a letter from Wilfred, posted on the bulletin board at church.

Wilfred 2018-06 Wilfred Thomas Erro Sankais 19 years old. He is a Form 6 student at Vunjo Secondary School, a Lutheran boarding school on the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro, near Moshi.

In his advanced level secondary studies (Forms 5 and 6), Wilfred is focusing on three subjects: history, geography, and English. English is Wilfred’s third language. His first two languages are Iraqw (the language of his tribe) and Swahili (the national lanugage of Tanzania). When we met with Wilfred in June, we were impressed with the improvement in his English over the past year. Continue reading Wilfred, Our Godson in Tanzania

Ongoing Vigils in Manchester are Making a Difference. Help Ensure A Powerful Presence.

Participation in ICE Vigils is Making A Difference! 

See a special thank you for your support here.

Help Ensure the Powerful Presence Continues at Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) which continues to ask immigrants without documents to return for check-in meetings in Manchester, sometimes with airline tickets in hand. Our presence has made a difference in slowing down deportations especially for 60+ Christian Indonesians who came to the US many years ago. The next vigil will he held Tuesday August 21.  Vigils are from 8:30 – 10 a.m. at the Norris Cotton Federal Building, 275 Chestnut Street, Manchester. Carpool departs from the CCBA at 7:00 a.m..  We will return to the CCBA by 11/11:30 a.m. Please signup here.21367040_1617111501654177_4618948390388660212_o

 

Choir Director Opening

Our Savior Lutheran Church & Campus Ministry is searching for a choir director educated in ensemble singing to lead our amateur singers to become stronger musicians and form them into a unified choral ensemble to lead the congregation.

The candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills, seek musical excellence, and have a forgiving nature. The director should able to challenge the choir at the appropriate level and inspire members to offer their best. It’s essential that the choir Continue reading Choir Director Opening

Bread for the World, 2018 Offering of Letters

This Temple Talk was delivered by Paul Manganiello at Our Savior Lutheran Church on Sunday, June 3, 2018.

Our Savior Lutheran Church and Campus Ministry (OSLC) is Covenant Church in the national Bread for the World (BFW) movement. This Sunday is the annual Bread for the World Offering of Letters.

BFW is an Ecumenical Christian advocacy organization working to reduce extreme poverty and hunger, and great progress has been made to reduce extreme poverty and chronic hunger both here in the US, and abroad. Continue reading Bread for the World, 2018 Offering of Letters