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.

Summer VBS 2021

July 26-30 Climb aboard for mountains of fun at Rocky Railway! On this faith-filled adventure, kids discover that trusting Jesus pulls them through life’s ups and downs. Click below if you are interested!

We are looking for volunteers too, so please let us know if you’re interested!

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

June 13, 2021 Off the Mark: Don’t Underestimate the Power of God

Mark 4:26-34 The Parable of the Seed Growing 26 And he said, “The kingdom of God is as if a man should scatter seed on the ground. 27 He sleeps and rises night and day, and the seed sprouts and grows; he knows not how. 28 The earth produces by itself, first the blade, then the ear, then the full grain in the ear. 29 But when the grain is ripe, at once he puts in the sickle, because the harvest has come.” The Parable of the Mustard Seed 30 And…

June 6, 2021 Off the Mark: The Unexpected Power of God

Mark 3:20-35 20 Then he went home, and the crowd gathered again, so that they could not even eat. 21 And when his family heard it, they went out to seize him, for they were saying, “He is out of his mind.” 22 And the scribes who came down from Jerusalem were saying, “He is possessed by Beelzebul,” and “by the prince of demons he casts out the demons.” 23 And he called them to him and said to them in parables, “How can Satan cast out Satan? 24 If a kingdom is divided against…

May 30, 2021 Trinity Sunday

John 3:1-17 3 Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. 2 This man came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a teacher come from God, for no one can do these signs that you do unless God is with him.” 3 Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.” 4 Nicodemus said to him, “How can a man be born when he is old? Can he enter a second…

May 23, 2021 Pentecost Sunday

We apologize for our livestream not working on Sunday! We hope you can enjoy these recordings of the service. Sermon Children’s Message Full Service Acts 2:1-12 2 When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. 2 And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. 3 And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. 4 And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to…

Location Details

13611 Laurel-Bowie Road Laurel, MD 20708