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.

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!

“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

Aug 1, 2021 Summer at the Movies: God’s Inclusive Community

Luke 14:12-24 12 Then Jesus said to his host, “When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or sisters, your relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid. 13 But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, 14 and you will be blessed. Although they cannot repay you, you will be repaid at the resurrection of the righteous.” The Parable of the…

July 25, 2021 Summer at the Movies: His Ways Are Not Our Ways

Isaiah 55:6-13 6 Seek the Lord while he may be found;    call on him while he is near.7 Let the wicked forsake their ways    and the unrighteous their thoughts.Let them turn to the Lord, and he will have mercy on them,    and to our God, for he will freely pardon. 8 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts,    neither are your ways my ways,”declares the Lord.9 “As the heavens are higher than the earth,    so are my ways higher than your ways    and my thoughts than your thoughts.10 As the rain and the snow    come down from heaven,and do not return to it    without…

July 18, 2021 Summer at the Movies: Increase my Faith to Forgive

LUKE 17:1-5 17 And he said to his disciples, “Temptations to sin are sure to come, but woe to the one through whom they come! 2 It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were cast into the sea than that he should cause one of these little ones to sin. 3 Pay attention to yourselves! If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him, 4 and if he sins against you seven times in the day, and turns to you seven times, saying,…

July 11, 2021 Summer at the Movies: Perfect together through Christ

Matthew 5:43-48 43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. 46 For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax…

Location Details

13611 Laurel-Bowie Road Laurel, MD 20708