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…

Hannah Gillrup

Becci Stewart

Stephanie Lewis

Director of Music Ministry (Position Needed)

Director of Music Ministry Description Our Savior Lutheran Church of Laurel, Maryland, seeks a musically gifted, strong Christian leader with a passion for music as an integral part of worshipping the Lord to serve as the full-time Director of Music Ministry. Our Savior is looking for a person of high character and integrity, who communicates well, appreciates the Lutheran tradition, and relates well to and loves God’s people, to oversee, plan, coordinate, and implement its music ministry. The Director of…

Rachel Clark-Afina

Part-time Children’s Ministry Director

Tom Moser

Facilities and Grounds Director Director Tom has been working with us at OSLC since September of 2021. He oversees all projects and teams that involve the facilities and grounds of OSLC. If you need to get in contact with him, please contact the church office at or 301-776-7670