Welcome to
Our Savior Lutheran

Come join us this Sunday at 8:15 am, 10:45 am, or 1 pm for worship – no sign-up needed! Come and hear of our Savior, Christ Jesus, and a message of grace for all. Click below to worship with us online.

Music Director Needed

We are looking to hire a full-time music director for OSLC. If you or someone you know is interested in the position, click below.

Meet Our Staff

Pastor Peter DeMik

Life & Family Peter T. DeMik was born in Washington D.C. and grew up in Arlington Virginia. He graduated with a B.A. in Psychology and Humanities from Valparaiso University in Northwest Indiana.  While at Valparaiso, Pastor Peter served as the Assistant to the Dean of the Chapel of the Resurrection and he also met his wife, Michelle. The two were married in 1997, and proceeded on to Concordia Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri, where Peter earned his Master of Divinity…

Pastor Josh Hileman

Life & Family Joshua Hileman was born June 17, 1985, in Auburn, WA. He received the gift of faith through the waters of baptism in June 1985 at Zion Lutheran Church in Auburn, WA. He grew up just south of Seattle in Auburn, where he attended St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Federal Way. He attended Central Washington University for one year, 2004, after graduating from Auburn High School in 2003. He worked various jobs until he married Christina in April…

Pastor J. Orlando Flahn

Pastor Orlando Flahn is the lead pastor of New Hope Lutheran, where our mission is to promote wholistic evangelism “reaching both body and soul” among the African immigrants of Laurel and beyond, aimed at bringing them to faith in Christ Jesus. Life & Family John Orlando Flahn was born January 24, 1961 in Flahn Town, Tubmanville, Grand Bassa County, Liberia, West Africa, to John and Nyonomoni Flahn.  Orlando has six brothers and four living sisters. He grew up in Flahn…

Natasha Bowlds

Natasha Bowlds is the DCE of youth ministries and has been serving at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Laurel, Maryland since 2001. After studying bassoon performance, African music and Spanish in college, then working in the public schools and starting a family, Natasha was asked by the congregation in Laurel to consider ministry. She is mom to three, mentor to some, and wife to one Army Musician. She loves to camp, dance, read, and play volleyball badly. Her passions include…

Open Arms

Check out our child development center ministry!

Events

Sunday Worship Services

Whether it is through music, prayer, or preaching, God’s word is at the center of all of our gatherings. Our services include a time of prayer, preaching, the Lord’s Supper, and giving, about 60 minutes long. The sermons are built on God’s Word, not the pastor’s ideas, and aim at transforming our lives to be more like Jesus Christ.

GriefShare

Our GriefShare group will begin meeting virtually on zoom and in-person in the prayer room at the church on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm. Our next session will begin Monday, Oct 4th. If you or anyone you know is grieving the loss of a loved one, consider taking part or inviting someone to participate in this program. For more information, please contact griefshare@oslclaurel.org. Our upcoming events are listed below, please click the “register” button below the event that you would like to attend. GriefShare…

Manna in the Morning

Manna begins again this Fall! The Gospel of Matthew – begins September 15 Every Tuesday morning at 9:30 am a group meets at Our Savior Lutheran Church to dive into the word together. This Bible study will be held in person in the fellowship hall. Bring your Bibles!

“For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Romans 6:23

Latest Sermons

Oct 24, 2021, My Church Gives

2 Corinthians 9:6-15 6 The point is this: whoever sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and whoever sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7 Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 8 And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work. 9 As it is written, “He has distributed freely, he has given to the poor;    his…

October 17, 2021, My Church Prays

James 5:13-18 13 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. 14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord. 15 And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. 16 Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one…

Oct 10, 2021: My Church Loves

Mark 12:28-34 28 And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 30 And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’ 31 The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as…

Location Details

13611 Laurel-Bowie Road Laurel, MD 20708