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Our Savior Lutheran

Come join us this Sunday @ 8:15am, 10:45am, or 1:00pm for worship! Come and hear of our Savior, Christ Jesus, and a message of grace for all.

Location Details

13611 Laurel-Bowie Road Laurel, MD 20708

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Large Volunteer Need for Community Vaccination Center at the Greenbelt Metro Station

The South Eastern District has reached out to Our Savior Lutheran Church looking for volunteers to be support staff at the Greenbelt Vaccination Center. Please read below to find more information on how to help and how to sign-up to volunteer! “FEMA has tasked Maryland VOAD and its Member Organizations to recruit and manage the volunteers. We need 30 volunteers per day (divided between two shifts), 7 days per week, for 8 weeks. The site opens formally today, Wednesday, April…

April Sounds

Here is your April Sounds! Do you believe in miracles? Most of us might answer, “why yes, anything is possible if it is God’s will!” Others might be more skeptical, especially in today’s world, when everything seems to be skewed, or distorted in some way. And yet today, on this Easter morning, we set down our glasses stained by disbelief and skepticism, and we just sit in awe of the miracle of the resurrection. No, we REJOICE in awe! We fully rest…

March Sounds

Here is your March Sounds! It’s March and can you believe it? We are now a year into this pandemic, and I am sure you don’t need the reminder, but it was just the “other day” I came here to be interviewed… meaning last March. No way did we think this would last a year; masks and social distancing, and surely our plans would resume to “normal” quickly. Well, once again, we are reminded we are not in control, and here…

Faith Walk Brick Donations

FAITH WALK – “LET’S FINISH OUR GOOD BEGINNING” (this was the original theme to the fundraising campaign for the CDC)   In conjunction with the church’s entranceway landscape work, the FAITH WALK will be repaired and completed. The current bricks will be cleaned, the path will be enhanced and leveled, the bricks will be re-laid and it will be beautiful!  Since the Walk is only partially complete now, the plan is for the remainder of the path to be filled with plain bricks…

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…

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“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

2021 April 18 “In and Out: The Christian Life” – Part 2: In Education

Luke 25:13-35 On the Road to Emmaus 13 That very day two of them were going to a village named Emmaus, about seven miles from Jerusalem, 14 and they were talking with each other about all these things that had happened. 15 While they were talking and discussing together, Jesus himself drew near and went with them. 16 But their eyes were kept from recognizing him. 17 And he said to them, “What is this conversation that you are holding with each other as you walk?” And they stood still, looking sad. 18 Then one…

April 11, 2021 In & Out: In His Presence

John 20:19-31 19 On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” 20 When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord. 21 Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.” 22 And when he had said this, he breathed on…

April 4, 2021 HUMBLE(D): Delivered

Mark 16:1-8 When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices, so that they might go and anoint him. 2 And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had risen, they went to the tomb. 3 And they were saying to one another, “Who will roll away the stone for us from the entrance of the tomb?” 4 And looking up, they saw that the stone had been rolled back—it was very large. 5 And entering the tomb, they saw a young…

March 28, 2021: Humbled(d) – Exalted

John 11:47-57 47 So the chief priests and the Pharisees gathered the council and said, “What are we to do? For this man performs many signs. 48 If we let him go on like this, everyone will believe in him, and the Romans will come and take away both our place and our nation.” 49 But one of them, Caiaphas, who was high priest that year, said to them, “You know nothing at all. 50 Nor do you understand that it is better for you that one man should die for the people, not that…

Next 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 Monday evenings  at 7:00 pm. Our next session will begin Monday, Feb 8.  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 and to register please click here or contact griefshare@oslclaurel.org  for more information and the zoom invite.

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