There is something holy about curiosity. God planted in our hearts a desire to know more, to be more and to indulge our insatiable curiosity. Consider signing up for one or more of our Adult Education classes. They are free of charge, open to all.
To view the Fall 2013 Adult Education class offering brochure, click here
To complete the online registration for any of the Fall 2013 Adult Ed Classes, click here
To view a history of all of the Adult Education classes that have been offered at Our Saviour's from Fall 2009 to Fall 2013, click here
Women's Circle Meetings gather monthly and include Bible study, service opportunities, prayer, fellowship, advocacy, and spiritual growth. New members are always welcome! On-site child care in the church nursery is available only during Tuesday Morning Circle. All Circles meet at OSLC. To view a brochure that details the purpose and activities of Our Saviour's W/ELCA Circles, click here.
All women of the congregation (and friends!) are invited to three annual events: the Christmas Luncheon in December, the Retreat in February, and the Spring Dinner in May.
In conjunction with Lutheran World Relief, this is a group of women who gather twice a month to design, create and assemble quilts made mostly from donated fabric from the congregation. The quilts distributed worldwide to those in greatest need.
In response to the great need worldwide, this group of women gathers monthly to assemble school kits, health kits, and prison kits for people in need throughout the world.
A group of women meet the first Tuesday evening of the month at 6:30 pm for a book discussion. The books may, or may not, be spiritually-based, but they're all fascinating reads that are sure to invite thoughtful discussions.
This group of women meets the second Saturday of each month, September through May, from 9:15-10:30 am at OSLC. Women of all ages are invited to experience the benefits of a small group that uses selected books as a springboard to discussion and spiritual growth.
We meet at OSLC on the third Saturday of each month from 8:30-10:00 am to discuss certain books in the Bible to gain further insight and wisdom in a friendly group setting. All women are welcome. Bring your Bible and coffee mug!
Tuesdays, from 9:00 to 10:30 am, the upcoming week's Scripture readings are explored with one of the pastors.
This study group meets at OSLC on the first and third Saturdays of each month from 7:30-9:00 am for a light breakfast and fellowship. The study focuses on biblical applications to our daily lives and is led by various members of OSLC. For more information, contact Bruce Cruz at 847-255-3508.
This group meets at OSLC on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month from 7:30-9:00 am. The study focuses on books of the Bible and is led by a pastor. Currently we are studying the New Testament, beginning with the book of Acts. For more information, please contact Dan Wertz at 847-398-7293.
Tuesdays from 9:00 to 10:30 am, the upcoming week's Scripture readings are explored with one of the pastors.
Click here for the Older Adult Ministry pages from the December Parish Memo.
Harper Lifelong Learning Institute at Our Saviour's is one of the satellite locations for the 100+ classes offered through Harper’s Lifelong Learning Institute. Topics cover a vibrant range of educational experiences where a member can explore politics, humanities, current events, or history—with qualified instructors—with no exams! Most classes are completed in one or two sessions. Membership in the Institute is $35 per year, which reduces your fee for any classes for which you register. Anyone over 50 is welcome to join!
Pastoral Care Ministry is wide-ranging in its work, and includes helping members through visitation in homes, hospitals, phone contacts, or through referrals. Weekly visitation schedules are prepared so the Pastors and several lay visitors bring care and concern to those persons who are ill, hospitalized, or who may not be able to participate in the full life of the church.
The Mixed Bowling League bowls the third Saturday of each month at a local bowling alley. It is a great activity for fellowship in a friendly and fun and relaxed setting.
The Bridge Group meets on a Friday night for a game of bridge and fellowship.