November 10, 2018 – Yes, it’s Saturday evening, and Pastor Ben Morris, from Lutheran Campus Ministry-La Crosse shares the message, telling us about the work at LCM and the lives that are changed there. The Bells of Joy play, and the Choir provides music. All the time we ponder the “widow’s mite,” and God’s abundant (even over-abundant) gifts of grace! Click here to see it all.
November 4, 2018 – we remember the saints who have gone before us, but we also gather together as saints here and now! Pastor Jean shares the message, the choir sings, and we ask God’s blessings on the memory of those who have have died in the past year. Join us right here.
October 28, 2018, after worship…on a wet, windy morning we gather to ask God’s blessings on the new Prayer Labyrinth at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. A Senior Exit Project by one of our high school youth, this space provides a place for prayer and meditation. Figuratively leaving the world behind, the labyrinth brings us to the center for a time with a loving Jesus. Then, after a period of time, a return to the world about. The Labyrinth is located in the back of the lot across from the parking lot, and is available for public use. Come, pray, and connect with Jesus! See the blessing here.
October 28, 2018 – It’s Reformation Sunday, and with the choir singing and Pastor Jon preaching, we ponder mercy, faithfulness, and discipleship. Right here!
October 21, 2018 – The children sing, 3rd graders receive Bibles, and Pastor Jean preaches on greatness and the cross. Jesus calls us to a different kind of greatness. Find out more, right here.
October 14, 2018 – We gather to hear God’s word – and find out how the story of the rich young man connects with our experience – and with Jesus! The choir sings, and we celebrate new life in the bread and wine of the Eucharist. It’s all right here.
October 7, 2018 – Worship is on! Tech snags kept the video from starting on time, but not the love of God through Jesus. The Sunday School children sing (we got that!) and Pastor Jean shares the message on Jesus, stewardship, and vulnerability. Click here.
September 30, 2018 – Sunday School children sing, and Pastor Jon preaches on “us” and “then” – and Jesus! You can see it all, right here.
September 23, 2018 – The community at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church gathers once again to worship and receive God’s gifts of grace. The choir sings, the SOS band plays, children receive Bibles, and Pastor Jon speaks about greatness – God style! You can join us by clicking here.
September 16, 2018 – We welcome Kyler through the sacrament of Holy Baptism. Pastor Jean preaches on calling, faithfulness, carrying one’s cross, and baptism. See it here.
September 9, 2018 – We gather for “Gospel on the Green,” worshiping at the Lion’s Shelter. The SOS Band plays and the choir sings. We bless students, parents and teachers as a new school year begins. Pastor Jon talks “scarcity and abundance,” from a teacher we might not otherwise notice. Watch it here.
September 2, 2018 – We gather to worship together, hear the word, and celebrate new life in the Sacrament of Holy Communion. Click here.
August 26, 2018 – The SOS Band leads our worship, Lennon is welcomed into the family of God through the Sacrament of Holy Baptism, and Pastor Jean has one more opportunity to speak about “the bread of life.” Can the bread still be fresh? Of course it can – when it is Jesus! Find out more right here.
August 19, 2018 – As we gather for worship, the aroma of fresh bread fills the air. As Pastor Jon shares the message on Jesus as “the bread of life,” we are challenged to consider how the bread is kept from going stale. Watch to find out how fresh bread stays fresh! See it here.
August 12, 2018 – What happens when you think of the “Bread of Life,” like “cookies?” Pastor Jon shares that message! You can watch it right here.
August 5, 2018 – Pastor Jean leads worship and continues to explore the “Bread of Life.” Click here.
July 29, 2018 – Pastor Jean provides the message – John 6, and thousands are fed by Jesus…and so are we! See it here.
July 22, 2018 – Pastor Jon shares both words and pictures, exploring deserts, deserted places, and God at work in Jesus! Jen Linse shares music, as the SOS Band leads our worship. Right here!
July 15, 2018 – The community learns about the recent ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston as several members of the gathering team share their experiences and challenge the congregation to see how God’s love in Jesus changes everything. Join them by clicking right here.
July 8, 2018 – Pastor Jon and Pastor Jean continue on their vacation, so Cat Bottem, Director of Youth Ministry, leads worship and shares the message. See it here.
July 1, 2018 – Pastor Jon and Pastor Jean are away attending the ELCA Youth Gathering in Houston, so members of the congregation rise up and lead our worship. Dori, Nancy and Vernetta, students in the La Crosse Area Synod’s School of Theology share the message and lead the worship. Watch it here.
June 24, 2018 – The SOS band leads our worship, with Eric Ender provided some “trumpet punch!” Carter and Leo are baptized, while the crew heading to the ELCA Youth Gathering are blessed . Meanwhile, Pastor Jon preaches on Jesus and “the angry wave.” Find out about the waves, the cross, and Jesus, while enjoying the music, and joining in worship, right here!
June 17, 2018 and it’s hot – really hot! Nonetheless, we gather for worship, as Pastor Jean shares the message. Join us, right here.
June 10, 2018 – It’s assembly weekend! As the La Crosse Area Synod meets in it’s annual assembly, including Pastor Jon and Pastor Jean, Eric Iliff leads worship, with a video sermon provided by Bishop Arends. You can watch the worship here. Or, if you’d like to see the Bishop’s video directly, you can click here.
June 3, 2018 – As we gather for worship, Pastor Jon preaches on the treasure we hold in clay pots (2 Corinthians), and Serenity joins the family of God through baptism. Click here.
May 27,2018 – the Festival of the Holy Trinity – The SOS Band leads worship, and Eric Ender shares music for Memorial Day. The big treat is Nate Zimdars sharing about mission work in Senegal, and how that mission work is not just the giving – its the receiving of God’ gifts from those whom we meet. See it all right here.
May 20, 2018 – Pentecost Sunday – and we gather to honor graduates and welcome a child into the family of God. P astor Jean connects graduation with baptism, all in the embrace of the Holy Spirit! Catch it right here.
May 13, 2018 – We celebrate (a few days late) Ascension Day, with the Sunday School children singing, and Pastor Jon sharing the message. Join us right here.
May 6, 2018 – The choir leads worship with a variety of favorites from the past year. Meanwhile, Pastor Jean answers the call for “ransom” with “Jesus Loves Me,” tells a story, and twists the song just a bit! Hear and see it all right here.
April 29, 2018 – It’s Confirmation Sunday, or “Affirmation of Baptism,” and 21 9th graders stand before the congregation. They affirm their baptisms, but also hear the blessings of a gracious God as the pastors, parents, and sponsors lay their hands on them, and community offers its support. Pastor Jon shares the message that in our baptism God’s promise is ours, and now we are called and equipped to be faithful disciples of Jesus. Click here!
April 22, 2018 – We gather to hear good news, receive Holy Communion, and be the people of God gathered together in this place, at this time. As we gather, Sam is baptized, joining the family of God, the SOS band leads our music, and Pastor Jean challenges the congregation to be “good sheep-dogs!” Click here.
April 15, 2018 – In the midst of a winter storm warning, the faithful come to worship and rejoice in the crucified and risen Christ. Pastor Jon preaches on joy, wonder and disbelief, and the Christ who recreates us into the Body of Christ. See it here.
April 8, 2018 – The people of God continue to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Pastor Jean shares the message on Thomas and the embrace of gracious God. Come and join us – click here!
April 1, 2018 – The Resurrection of our Lord! Brass accompaniment and music from the older Sunday School children. It’s also April Fools – Pastor Jon preaches about the greatest April fools joke of all time. No foolin’…it’s right here!
March 25, 2018 – Today is Palm Sunday, otherwise known as Sunday of the Passion, and at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, the children process with palms, the younger children sing, and we hear the Passion of Jesus, according to Mark. Join the pilgrimage to the cross right here.
March 18, 2018 – The journey of Lent continues, with the older Sunday School children sharing music, and Pastor Jon sharing the message – “Sir, we want to see Jesus.” You can see it right here!
March 11, 2018 – Pastor Jean shares the message on John 3:16, and the choir provides special music. Click here.
March 3, 2018 – Nora is baptized, and Pastor Jon shares the message. See it right here.
February 25, 2018 – The SOS Band leads our worship, the younger Sunday School children provide music, and Pastor Jon shares the message. Join us right here.
February 18, 2018 – The older Sunday School children sing, and Pastor Jean shares the message about the real pot of gold at the end of the rainbow (hint – it has something to do with Jesus!) Find out all about it, right here.
February 11, 2018 – The SOS Band is joined by the choir and the Sounds Like Love crew in leading our music, as Pastor Jon preaches on the journey of discipleship – a journey with the cross of Jesus at the end, and the presence of Jesus along the way! Click here to catch it all.
February 4, 2018 – Pastor Jon reminds us that amidst difficult and changing times, we nonetheless see God at work in our world – and in our lives. In the end, it is the power of the cross and the empty tomb of Jesus that binds us together and gives us life! Catch it all right here.
January 28, 2018 – Pastor Jean preaches on demons, Jesus, and authority, while the choir and Marty Frank share a rendition of the Lord’s Prayer. Join us right here.
January 21, 2018 – The older Sunday School children join the Choir is sharing music. Pastor Jon preaches, wondering just what Jesus would wear as he begins his ministry. And what do we wear as we seek to be faithful disciples? Find out all about it, right here!
January 14, 2018 – Pastor Jean shares the message, and the choir sings, as we are challenged to “come and see,” but also to be a “free sample” to the world. It’s all right here.
January 7, 2018, and the new year is underway! Join us we ponder resolutions and commitment – but most of all, the God who acts in our lives through Jesus Christ! Click here.
December 31, 2017 – It’s the end of the year! Jake Iliff, as part of his Senior Exit Project from West Salem High School, has designed the worship service, and shares the message. Really, be patient – God’s blessings will abound! Click here.
December 24, 2017 – It’s Christmas Eve, 3:30 PM worship, with the choir singing, and Pastor Jon sharing the message. Carols are sung, candles are lit, the Christmas gospel proclaimed, and the gift of Jesus is celebrated. Join the party right here!
December 17, 2017 – Christmas is drawing near! The choir shares music, and Pastor Jon preaches on John the Baptist. Are you a “sacred leader?” You could be…and not even know it! Find out all about it, right here.
December 17, 2017 – This time it’s the younger Sunday School children at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, West Salem, Wisconsin, sharing the message of Christmas through word and song. What a great gift – the simple faith of children in the wondrous child of Bethlehem! Catch it all right here.
December 16, 2017 – The older Sunday School children at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, West Salem, Wisconsin, share the message of Christmas through word and song. Rejoice! Christ the Savior is born! You can join them right here.
December 10, 2017 – Advent is in full swing! Both the Senior Choir and the Bells of Joy share a number of pieces to prepare us for the upcoming celebration of the birth of Jesus, our Lord. You can see – and hear – it all right here!
December 3, 2017 – We begin the season of Advent. Pastor Jon preaches, and a child is baptized – one of three for the weekend. Click here.
November 26, 2017 – It’s Christ the King Sunday. Pastor Jean provides the message, the choir provides music, and God provides the grace! It’s all right here.
November 18, 2017 – Saturday evening worship, as Sophia Irene is welcomed into the family of God through baptism. Pastor Jon preaches, and the community gives thanks for all of God’s blessings! See it here.
November 12, 2017 – Pastor Jon preaches, the choir sings, and a bell choir duet shares music. Don’t miss it – right here!
November 5, 2017 – All Saints Sunday! We gather in worship, remembering the saints, with special music from the choir. Pastor Jean preaches, wondering what makes a saint, and just where might you find one. Hint – after tripping over the font, take a look in the mirror! Find out more, right here.
October 29, 2017 – We celebrate the 500th anniversary of the Reformation! Brass, organ, piano, voices – along with the choir and the Sunday School children sharing their gifts, all contributing to great music. Pastor Jon shares the message, with a bit of Reformation history, and why the Reformation is irrelevant today…and why it is ABSOLUTELY relevant today! See it here.
October 22, 2017 – We gather for worship, with Pastor Jean preaching, and Wilson joining the Body of Christ through Baptism. The SOS Band leads worship, and Jen Linse provides some special music. Right here!
October 15, 2017 – The choir and the Bells of Joy share music, Pastor Jon provides the message, and some of our 3rd graders receiving Bibles. Click here.
October 8, 2017 – We gather for worship, with the choir sharing music. Pastor Jon preaches on the widow’s mite, and ponders how, touched by God’s grace, she might actually be a bigger giver than others who gave large sums of money. It’s all right here.
September 24, 2017 – the SOS Band leads worship. Pastor Jean’s message is that God is not fair, God is incredibly generous. In addition, Katelyn is baptized, and PreK children receive their Bibles. Click here.
September 17, 2017 – worship, with Pastor Jon sharing the message on God’s overwhelming gifts of grace. See it here.
September 10, 2017 – we worship at the Lion’s Shelter, celebrating Rally Day, with the SOS Band leading our worship, and Pastor Jean sharing the message. Right here.
September 3, 2017 – Pastor Jean shares the message – just where do we find evil, anyway? Hint – take a peek in the mirror. But don’t worry – we have Jesus! See it here.
August 28, 2017 – The SOS Band leads worship and Pastor Jon preaches on “who do you say that I am?” Backpacks and students are blessed as schools are soon to be in session again. Join us right here!
August 19, 2017 – Saturday evening worship as Pastor Jon shares perspectives on the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, and how the words of a Canaanite woman point us to the abundance of life in Jesus, and away from the fear of supremacist groups. It’s all right here.
August 13, 2017 – The dog days of summer, and we gather for worship, with Pastor Jean preaching. We hear God speak to us as we ponder deep water, and even deeper grace! Right here.
August 6, 2017 – Worship with the Sugar Creek team, as we prepare for VBS week. Pastor Jon preaches on feasts, Jesus, and the cross. See it here.
July 30, 2017 – Pastor Jean shares the message, and the SOS provides the music – summer and the good news of Jesus – doesn’t get any better than this – click here!
July 23, 2017 – Pastor Jon preaches…security all around, but in the end, it’s Jesus who ensures life! Hear about it right here.
July 16, 2017 – Pastor Jon and Pastor Jean are away, but we still gather to worship,with Cathryn Bottem sharing the message. Here it is!
June 25, 2017 – The SOS Band leads our worship, as Pastor Jon shares a message on change and Romans 6. For 100 years worshipers in the his building, connected in baptism to the crucified and risen Jesus, have faced change with hope and confidence. Today, we have the same hope and confidence in the face of new changes. It’s all right here.
June 17, 2017 – Saturday evening worship at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, West Salem, Wisconsin. A smaller crowd, but Jesus is present, the gospel proclaimed, and Jana is baptized into the faith. See it here.
June 11, 2017 – The La Crosse Area Synod is meeting in La Crosse, so Jake Iliff leads worship, sharing a message from Bishop Jim Arends. Join us here.
June 4, 2017 – It is Pentecost Sunday – we gather for worship, Kinsley is baptized, Pastor Jon shares the message, and life is shared in the bread and wine, the body and blood. Watch it all right here.
May 27, 2017 – Saturday evening worship – we celebrate and give thanks for Kay Neimeier’s 35+ years in the office. Pastor Dave Bersagel returns to share the message, the SOS Band plays, the gospel is heard, the sacrament shared, and God is good (as always!) See it here.
May 21, 2017 – Our Savior’s celebrates our graduates. High school seniors are honored and lifted up in prayer, and commended to a gracious God. Jesus is proclaimed, and the Sacrament is celebrated. Join us right here.
May 14, 2017 – It’s Mother’s Day, and the people of God gather to hear God’s word, and celebrate the gift of bread and wine, body and blood. The Sunday School children sing, and new members are recognized, while Pastor Jean shares the message. Catch it all right here!
May 7, 2017 – The choir shares some of it’s favorite music from the past year. In the homily Pastor Jon considers the connection between Christmas, the Good Shepherd, and the NFL Draft! You can see it all right here.
April 30, 2017 – It’s Confirmation Sunday as 23 young people affirm their baptisms. Bishop Arends is with us to share the message, the choir brings special music, and God is with us! Watch it all right here.
April 23, 3017 – It’s the Sunday after Easter, and we meet “Joe Average,” aka “Doubting Thomas,” only to discover that he is us. Hear Pastor Jean’s message and the choir’s music. as the continue to celebrate new life in the risen Christ! Click here.
April 16, 2017 – Easter celebration! Christ is risen, he is risen indeed! Alleluia! We celebrate Christ risen, with music from the younger Sunday School children, lots of brass, and the good news! Pastor Jon preaches, wondering if the resurrection will really matter on Monday (hint – it will!) Find out how and why, right here!
April 9, 2017 – We enter Holy Week with shouts of “hosanna,” but then turn our face toward the cross. The Choir and the 3-5th graders help us rejoice in the coming of the Messiah, then the story of the Passion from Matthew leads us to the cross. Watch it all right here.
March 26, 2017 – Pastor Jon preaches on “Charlie,” the man born blind, but a man freed from his limitations by Jesus. The choir shares a rendition of “Amazing Grace.” “See” it right here!
March 19, 2017 – Pastor Jean preaches on the woman at the well. Click here.
March 12, 2017 – The Second Sunday in Lent, and Pastor Jon preaches on being a blessing. The choir sings, and God’s people continue the journey to the cross. See it here.
February 26, 2017 – It’s Transfiguration Sunday, and we share in a Celebration of Hope. The SOS Band leads worship, the choir and Sounds Like Love crew share music, and Pastor Jon preaches on hills and discipleship. At the end, we bury the Alleluias as we prepare for the journey through Lent, a journey that leads us to the cross, and finally to the risen Jesus! All of, right here!
February 19, 2017 – Jake Iliff shares the message, and the Sunday School children sing. Click here.
February 12, 2017 – The choir sings, and Pastor Jon preaches on Matthew 5. Just how does a good and loving God embrace a broken and fallen humanity? And what about divorce? It’s all about the grace and power of the crucified Jesus! See it all right here.
February 5, 2017 – Pastor Jean preaches on salt – Jesus says, “You ARE the salt of the earth!” Find out how, right here.
January 29, 2017 – Kids sing, Pastor Jean preaches, and God’s blessings flow – come and see…right here!
January 22, 2017 – It’s January thaw, and we gather for worship! Pastor Jon preaches on “marching in the light of God,” while the choir provides special music. Join us right here!
January, 15, 2017 – Pastor Jean preaches, and the choir sing. “Come and see,” Jesus says. Come and see! Right here.
January 8, 2017 – The new year is underway, and we gather to hear the Word, celebrate the Sacrament, and give thanks to a good and gracious God! The choir sings, and Pastor Jon shares a perspective on the Baptism of Jesus – and our baptisms. Click here.
January 1, 2017 – New Year’s Day! Cathryn Bottem leads our worship, as we celebrate “The Name of Jesus.” See it here!
December 24, 2016 – Christmas Eve worship, with Pastor Jon preaching and Pastor Jean leading worship. Enjoy carols, candlelight, and most of all, the Christmas story! All the wonder of God in flesh, through the baby Jesus is right here.
December 18, 2016 – It’s the Fourth Sunday of Advent, and the choir leads us in worship, sharing the good news of the season in word and song. Join us right here!
December 17, 2016 – It’s Saturday evening worship, and the 3-5th grade Sunday School children present the Christmas story. Jesus, kids, music, and good news – it doesn’t get any better than this! Want to see what we mean? Click here.
December 11, 2016 – We are getting closer to the manger, and the younger Sunday School children share the message with music. Click here.
December 4, 2016 – Advent continues as Pastor Jon wonders if John the Baptist really matters anymore. Find out, right there!
November 26, 2016 – Pastor Jean leads worship and shares the message as we enter the season of Advent. A 3rd grader is baptized, and the cycle of the church year, the rhythm of salvation and faithful discipleship, begins anew. See it here!
November 20, 2016 – It’s Christ the King Sunday! Pastor Jon preaches, and the women’s choir shares music. Soon, and very soon, we are goin’ to see the King! Join us right here.
November 13, 2016 – The gospel text reminds us we live in a frightening world, but the good news of Jesus brings us hope – and inspires passion! Pastor Jon preaches, and the younger Sunday School children sing. You can see it all right here.
November 6, 2016 – All Saints Sunday, and we give thanks for the saints who have gone before us. We also welcome Pastor Jim Holmberg, from Lutheran Social Services, to share how the saints serve the saints – how God works in all of us to serve the people of God! Click here.
October 30, 2016 – Reformation Sunday, and Pastor Jon shares a bit of perspective on the Reformation and how God continues to be at work in our lives today. Catch the brass, the choir, and the people of God gathered together, right here!
October 23, 2016 – It’s SOS Band time again, and the Sunday School children add to the music! Pastor Jean preaches on prayer and humility. You can catch it all right here!
October 16, 2016 – Pastor Jon shares the message, the choir sings, and 3rd graders receive Bibles – you can watch it right here.
October 9, 2016 – Pastor Jon shares a message of God’s surprising grace, using the story of Elisha and Naaman, from 2 Kings. Meanwhile, the choir signs, prayers are lifted up, and God is at work in our midst! See it here!
October 2, 2016 – When was the last time YOU read Habakkuk? Pastor Jean preaches on the words of Habakkuk, while the choir sings and God’s people receive the gifts of bread and wine. We also present Bibles to our young people, and bless both quilts and school kits that will be sent around the world. Check it all right here.
September 25, 2016 – Pastor Jon preaches, while the SOS Band leads our worship, and Holden is welcomed into the family of God. Right here.
September 18, 2016 – Pastor Jean provides the message as teachers are installed, and Adrionna is baptized. Click here.
September 11, 2016 – on a beautiful, but bittersweet day, Our Savior’s gathers for “Gospel on the Green,” worshiping at the Lion’s Shelter across from the church, and celebrating our calling as disciples of Jesus. We reflect on what it means to allow God to be at work, while remembering the ongoing pain and fear that grew out of the events 15 years ago. Pastor Jon preaches, the SOS band leads worship, and the Sunday School children share music with us. You can see it all right here.
September 4, 2016 – God’s people give thanks for labor of all kinds, but especially rejoice in the work God accomplishes through Jesus Christ. Pastor Jean shares the message. See it here.
August 28, 2016 – Lots to celebrate as two children are baptized, we celebrate Holy Communion, we bless students, teachers and backpacks, the SOS Band leads worship, and Pastor Jon preaches. Great stuff as summer draws to a close. Join our worship right here.
August 21, 2016 – Summer moves on, and the harvest is soon to be gathered, but even now God is at work. In our worship Pastor Jean preaches, a child is baptized, the supper is shared – and God is good! Right here.
August 14, 2016 – The dog days of summer are upon us, but God continues to feed and nourish us. Pastor Jon provides the message, but God provides the Good News! Click here.
August 7, 2016 – Sugar Creek is here for VBS, and Tim Bowman departs. Pastor Jean preaches, God’s people are fed, and grace abounds! See it here.
July 31, 2016 – Dean Olson shares special music, while Pastor Jon shares the message. You can join us right here.
July 24, 2016 – The mission trip kids are back, and they share some reflections on their trip to Minneapolis. Worship is great – God is good! Watch it here.
July 17, 2016 – Tim Bowman shares the message on Luke’s version of the Lord’s Prayer. Check it out right here.
July 10, 2016 – Pastor Jean shares the message, and Marty Frank provides special music. See it here.
July 3, 2016 – Pastor Jon shares the message as we ponder independence, dependence, and Jesus! Click right here…
June 26, 2016 – The SOS band leads our worship, while Pastor Jean helps us understand what it means to live as both pilgrims and nomads – but always as faithful disciples of Jesus! Watch it here.
June 12, 2016 – Dean and Sharon Olson lead our worship at 8 AM as Pastors Jon and Jean are at Synod Assembly. People of God, leading the people of God in their worship! See it here!
June 5, 2016 – We gather in the midst of “June Dairy Days,” pondering what the raising of a young man in Nain 2000 years ago has to do with our life and our world today. Join our worship right here.
May 29, 2016 – The journey through the “green” season begins. Find out just what amazes Jesus, as Pastor Jean shares the message, and surprises Pastor Jon the 30th anniversary of his ordination. The choir sings, and God is with us, so click here to see it all!
May 22, 2016 – The Festival of the Holy Trinity – we worship with music from the SOS Band, and our high school graduates are recognized and blessed. See it all right here!
May 15, 2016 – Pentecost Sunday, and the Holy Spirit fills our worship with music! The Bells of Joy prepare us for worship, then the Senior Choir shares some of their favorites from the past year. Watch – and listen – by clicking here!
May 8, 2016 – It’s Mother’s Day, the church is full, the Sunday School children are singing, Pastor Jon is preaching, Brooke and Bryce are baptized, and God is with us! You can join us by clicking right here!
April 24, 2016 – The Affirmation of Baptism (Confirmation) for 32 young people. Pastor Jon preaches, the choir sings, the church is packed, and promises are affirmed – by ninth graders, and by a gracious God! You can see it all, right here!
April 17, 2016 – Easter continues as we celebrate new life in the resurrected Jesus. Pastor Jean is preaching, the choir is singing, and God is at work in our midst! See it here.
April 10, 2016 – Out fishing – and the catch is huge – 153 big fish! Join us as we worship, Pastor Jon provides the message, and the choir offers the Lord’s Prayer. All, right here!
April 3, 2016 – The Second Sunday of Easter, and the alleluias continue! Pastor Jean provides the message as we hear Jesus say, “Peace be with you!” Watch it here.
March 27, 2016 – Easter Sunday! Come and join us as we celebrate the new life we have in the resurrected Jesus. Brass, Sunday School children singing, alleluias…all part of our celebration. Pastor Jon shares the message. Click here.
March 20, 2016 – Sunday of the Passion, or “Palm Sunday.” Worship at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, West Salem, Wisconsin, includes the reading of the passion story from Luke, the procession with palms, and music as the Senior Choir and the Sunday School children join voices. Watch – listen – and walk the final steps to the foot of the cross! You can see it all right here!
March 12, 2016 – The choir joins our Saturday worship, providing music, while Pastor Jon shares the message. Watch it here.
March 6, 2016 – Tim Bowman, Youth ministry leader, shares the message on reconciliation, as we move closer to the celebration of our reconciliation with God through the crucified and risen Lord Jesus. Click here.
February 28, 2016 – The SOS Band is here, the choir sings, and Pastor Jean shares the message. We continue to mark the days of Lent, as we journey to the foot of the cross. Join us, right here!
February 21, 2016 – Cathryn Bottem leads worship and shares the message, as the Sunday School children provide the music. What kind of witness comes from college students and young children? Find out, right here!
February 14, 2016 – Valentine’s Day is also the First Sunday of Lent. The Bells of Joy share music, and Pastor Jon shares the message, as we continue to journey to the cross. See it right here.
February 7, 2016 – The “Celebration of Hope,” with the SOS Band leading worship, the choir singing two numbers, and Pastor Jean preaching. Get ready for Lent – watch it here!
January 31, 2016 – Worship with Pastor Jon preaching, as Epiphany moves toward its end. Come and hear what happens when Jesus preaches in his home town! Click here!
January 24, 2016 – The SOS Band gets us going, and the Sunday School children get us rocking with their singing. Pastor Jon ponders the Spirit, power chargers, Star Wars, and Jesus. Oh, and Adrianna is baptized too! See it all right here.
January 17, 2016 – It’s really cold outside, but inside we are warmed by God’s gifts of grace. We hear this morning of abundant grace, like the abundant wine at the wedding in Cana. Pastor Jean shares the message, and the choir sings – all right here!
January 10, 2016 – It’s the Baptism of Our Lord – the choir sings, and Pastor Jon brings the message. See it right here.
January 3, 2016 – Christmas is still on! We hear from John 1, and reflect on “the beginning” and “the word (that) became flesh and dwelt among us.” Watch it here.
December 24 – Christmas Eve, and we come to worship the newborn King! 3:30 PM worship includes a packed house worshiping, with a choir anthem, carols and candlelight, and a message from Pastor Jon. Click here!
December 20 – It’s time for a concert, as the choir shares the message of Christmas through the music of the annual cantata. Right here!
December 13 – The third Sunday of Advent, and John the Baptist confronts the “brood of vipers.” The choir sings, with flute accompaniment. Check it out right here!
December 12 – The Sunday School children present their Christmas program, “Stars! Angels! Shepherds! Kings!” Held at West Salem Presbyterian Church, 78 children share the Christmas message before almost 250 parents, grandparents, and friends. You can join them by clicking here.
December 6 – the second Sunday of Advent. Pastor Jean provides the message as we continue to make our way to Bethlehem. Watch it here.
November 29 – The first Sunday of Advent, and Pastor Jon preaches as we set out on the journey to Bethlehem. The choir joins us with music, and the message challenges us to live faithfully even when the world seems to be crashing in around us. See it right here.
November 22 – Pastor Jean preaches, with a woman’s choir providing special music. We also thank Dana Roemhild for her ministry with our young people, as several of our high school youth bear witness to the ways that she shared Jesus with them. Watch it here.
November 15 – Worship with Pastor Jon preaching. Tim Bowman is installed as Interim Director of Youth and Family Ministry, and the Sunday School children provide some special music. It’s all here!
November 8 – We worship with music from a vocal quartet, and the sermon on “two copper coins.” Click right here.
November 1 – All Saints’ Day Worship, with Pastor Larry Westfield joining us and sharing a message on the legacy we leave, and the legacy we share! See it right here.
October 25 – Worship with the choir sharing music. New members are recognized, and we find out just how Bartimaeus reacted to getting his sight back! You can see it here.
October 17 – Saturday worship, with prayers for healing, along with the choir offering an anthem. Right here!
October 11 – Worship focusing on the “Stewardship of Missed Opportunities.” Pastor Jon preaches, and the choir lets it all hang out with “How Great Thou Art!” Watch it here.
September 27 – Bishop Arends visits and shares the message, along with lots of kids singing for Jesus! Catch it all right here!
September 20 – Bibles for kids, Word and Sacrament, Pastor Jean preaching – summer ends with a bang! See it here.
September 13 – It’s Rally Day, the choir is singing, and Pastor Jon preaches on “mystery!” Click here to take it all in!
August 30 – Backpacks, students, and education folk from preschool to college are blessed as a new school year begins. Pastor Jon preaches, prayers are offered, songs sung, and Jesus says to us, “Owl always love you!” See it all right here!
August 16 – A little more bread of life, and some water too as we worship and give thanks to a good and gracious God! Part of our worship was to see the video of the well we provided in Zambia. You can see that video clip by clicking here. Or you can watch the worship service, including Isaiah and Jackson’s baptisms. To join in the worship, click here.
Thursday, August 13 – The closing program for Vacation Bible School – lot’s of kids, energy, and Jesus! Watch it here! Earlier in the day, we visited Mulder Health Care – the kids were rockin’ and sharing the love of Jesus – catch it all right here!
August 9 – A team from Sugar Creek joins us to introduce Vacation Bible School, and Pastor Jon shares more on the “Bread of Life.” See it here.
July 26 – The SOS band leads worship, and the Atlanta Mission Trip team reports! Click here.
July 19, 2015 – Worship, with an invitation to find some time for resting in Jesus. Watch it here!
July 12, 2015 – Pastor Jean takes on King Herod and his hatchet men. Click here to see how she does it!
June 21 , 2015 – It’s the “Top Ten” as we sing the ten favorite hymns, and learn a bit about each one. Find out which hymn is a translation of the Russian from the German from the Swedish, which is really autobiographical, which tune originated with hay makers, and much more! Click here to find out!
June 14, 2015 – Sunday worship, with lay leadership. Here it is..,
June 7, 2015 – Bonnie Klos is ordained at Our Savior’s! Watch it here!
May 31, 2015 – The Festival of the Holy Trinity, with Bells of Joy, and Pastor Jean preaching. You can see and hear it all right here!
May 24, 2015 – The Day of Pentecost! The SOS Band leads worship, and we recognize our high school graduates. Click here.
May 17, 2015 – The Seventh Sunday of Easter, and the Senior Choir shares their “Top Ten.” Enjoy the music and worship by clicking here.
May 10, 2015 – Mother’s Day! The Senior Choir and the Sunday School Choir join voices to share special music, and Pastor Jean is the preacher. Click here.
May 3, 2015 – Pastor Ben Morris, campus pastor at Lutheran Campus Ministry, La Crosse, joins us as preacher. LCM is a partner ministry of Our Savior’s. Watch the service here.
April 26, 2015 – Affirmation of Baptism, with 33 of our 9th graders. Click here!
Easter 3, April 19, 2015…SOS Band, High School Praise Band, Senior Choir, Aleckson duet and Pastor Jean preaching. Right here!
Easter continues…Easter 2, April 12, 2015. Watch it here.
Easter worship for 2015 was rich, full of music, forgiveness, grace, and the resurrected Jesus! Click here to watch!
Our Savior’s Senior Choir shares the good news of the birth of Jesus on December 21, 2014, through the cantata “And the Glory Shone Around.” Click here.