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Bach Marathon held March 31st


h1 Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 at 1:33 pm

On Bach’s 329th birthday, many Upper Valley musicians stopped by to perform the works of the master composer.  At 7 p.m., a group musicians who had not rehearsed together, gathered to play the Brandenburg Concerto.  Many thanks to all who shared their time and talents - it was a musical feast!
We thank Margaret Gilmore […]

FROM LUTHERAN WORLD RELIEF: MEET RAMATOU OUSSEINI


h1 Wednesday, March 12th, 2014 at 8:52 am

Ramatou Ousseini lives in Niger, West Africa, where drought and food shortages are all too common.

But through LWR, Ramatou received a goat to raise and breed. When her goat had kids, she kept two babies and passed the mother on to another family in need.
As more goats are born:
·         More children have milk […]

What Does the ELCA Mean to You?


h1 Wednesday, February 19th, 2014 at 9:32 am

The ELCA traveled around the world and asked people one question:  “What does the ELCA Mean to you?”
The answers they received are in this video:

LEARNING TO SPEAK A HARD TRUTH, by Bishop Elizabeth A. Eaton for Stories of Faith in Action


h1 Friday, February 7th, 2014 at 11:23 am

LEARNING TO SPEAK A HARD TRUTH
Needle barely moved on ELCA becoming a diverse church

Consider this: how many of you are left-handed? Of those of you who are, how many times a day are you reminded that you are left-handed? At every meal when you sit next to a right-handed person and bump […]

Lutheran Disaster Response: Typhoon Haiyan


h1 Monday, November 11th, 2013 at 11:59 am

Pacific Typhoon Response
Typhoon Haiyan

REUTERS / Zander Casas

The Situation:
One of the most powerful storms ever recorded, Super Typhoon Haiyan, crashed across the central islands of the Philippines. With winds of over 200 miles per hour and torrential rains, it has forced millions of people to flee their homes. Loss of lives and […]

News from the United Valley Interfaith Project


h1 Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013 at 12:20 pm

News from the United Valley Interfaith Project
 
Our congregation is a proud member of the United Valley Interfaith Project, a coalition of faith communities working for social justice in our region. Questions?  Interested in joining UVIP in its work?  Contact Lead Organizer Leah Torrey (603-443-3682, unitedvalleyinterfaith@gmail.com) or President Rod Wendt (603-469-3190, RodWendt@tds.net).
 
Alert: predatory lending store opens […]

Living Waters Pilgrimage Itinerary and Registration Packet


h1 Monday, August 26th, 2013 at 11:26 pm

Scroll down for the May 12-26, 2014 Living Waters Pilgrimage Itinerary.  Click here for a PDF of the itinerary.
Click here for the registration packet.

Living Waters Piligrimage to the Holy Land, An invitation to Pilgrimage, May 12-26, 2014


h1 Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 at 12:28 pm

We invite you to join us on a pilgrimage to the holy land.  We will encounter the present realities of the holy land and its people in the context of a biblical narrative stretching over three thousand years and seek glimpses of the holy in nature, in people, and in the wellspring of faith.  Just […]

United Valley Inverfaith Pushes Anti-Usury Effort at Breakfast with our New Hampshire Legislators


h1 Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 at 9:42 am

Very early on Monday morning, April 29, nine Representatives to the New Hampshire House gathered with about 25 UVIP volunteers for delicious food and important conversation. Lebanon United Methodist Church served as our host, and the food was the typically wonderful fare that faith communities do so well! UVIP shared with our Reps our focus […]

MEMOIRS OF ONE WHO SERVED, by Helen Goodwin


h1 Monday, June 24th, 2013 at 9:20 am

PUBLICATION OF HELEN GOODWIN’S MEMOIRS OF ONE WHO SERVED: We were delighted to receive a copy for the church library of Helen Goodwin’s memoir of her WWII service in the Women’s Army Corps. Helen was our choir director for many years and remains a lively part of the Upper Valley Lutheran community, having […]

ORGANIZING AN OSLC PROUTY TEAM


h1 Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 at 12:17 pm

Steven is gathering information and invites you to contact him if you are interested in participating or if you have any questions.   Steven has listed Team Our Savior Lutheran Church at the Prouty Website .  Steven is pursing this as a means of celebrating, supporting, and honoring the courage of cancer patients and survivors, and […]

THE TABLE IS A POWERFUL SYMBOL OF COMMUNITY, A Bread for the World Sunday talk with Paul Manganiello


h1 Thursday, May 16th, 2013 at 9:17 am

Paul Manganiello, a member of OSLC’s Social Ministry committee, gave this talk on Bread for the World Sunday, May 12 when we celebrated our annual Bread for the World Offering of Letters.

“The table is a powerful symbol of community”.
·         Hopefully, we all have warm personal images of spending time around a table with friends […]

ELCA World Hunger Responds to Christ’s call to “Go and do likewise” (Luke 10:37)


h1 Thursday, February 21st, 2013 at 1:35 pm

ELCA World Hunger responds to hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world by addressing root causes. Through a comprehensive program of relief, development, education, and advocacy, people are connected to the resources they need to lift themselves out of poverty. Between 70-75 percent of ELCA World Hunger funds are spent internationally, […]

Beloved Community: Celebrating the Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Making Disaster Relief Quilts with Students and Faculty at Dartmouth


h1 Monday, January 28th, 2013 at 10:23 am

A Dartmouth student pins the edges of a Quilt with the help of Irma Graf from OSLC and Ulla Sonnerup, a regular quilting group participant.
Each January, the Dartmouth College community in Hanover, N.H., honors the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. And for the past five years, one […]

Responding to Sandy: The ELCA will stay until the work is done, and there is still much to be done. A message from Bishop Mark Hanson


h1 Wednesday, December 12th, 2012 at 9:19 am

 
Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,
I recently traveled with church leaders to areas in New York and New Jersey that were impacted by Hurricane Sandy. I assured all those affected by the storms that they are not alone. We, as the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America […]

ELCA Responds to Hurricane Sandy


h1 Friday, November 2nd, 2012 at 8:39 am

Message from Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson

Dear sisters and brothers in Christ,
God’s word of promise is given to all who are facing uncertainty, damage and disruption following Hurricane Sandy and its subsequent storms.
That word of promise is Christ is with you always. With Paul we can say, “If one member suffers, all […]

Hurricane Sandy - ELCA Disaster Response: Helping from the Carribean to the North Atlantic Coast


h1 Wednesday, October 31st, 2012 at 9:53 am

While we in Upper Valley came through Sandy without any serious problems, millions of others didn’t…

From the Caribbean to the North Atlantic Coast, millions of people have evacuated their homes and communities due to Hurricane Sandy. Strong winds and torrential rains have led to loss of power, flooding and mass destruction. The […]

Lutheran Volunteer Corps Now Accepting Applications for 2013/2014:


h1 Thursday, October 25th, 2012 at 11:31 am

Lutheran Volunteer Corps is a community of faith that unites people to work for peace with justice. LVC matches volunteers with full-time positions in social justice organizations for one year in one of 14 US cities. LVC Volunteers commit to three core practices: building community, working for social justice and living simply and sustainably. When […]

The Fruit of the Spirit Abounds, A Temple Talk by Momo Wolapaye


h1 Monday, October 8th, 2012 at 11:03 am

Grace, Mercy and Peace to you, my dear sisters and brothers in Christ.  Thank you, Pastor Michael, Pastor Susan and members of Our Savior for the opportunity to share these few words with you today.

As Jesus said in Matthew 7:16, ”by their fruit, you will know them.” It is evident that the fruit of the […]

Campus Ministry Temple Talk, by Lauren Heywood ‘14


h1 Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 at 10:56 am

This Temple Talk was delivered at OSLC on Sunday, September 30th, as part of our “Give Me/Us/Them Jesus” Stewardship Campaign.
 
Good morning!  My name is Lauren Heywood, and I am a ’14, or a Junior, studying Greek and Latin at Dartmouth this year, transplanted from the warmer climes of Potomac, MD, just north of Washington DC.  […]

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