The mission statement of Our Saviour’s affirms we are “called, nurtured, and sent – to celebrate, serve, and do justice.”  It is the “being sent” aspect of our mission that we understand as Outreach.  While there are many ways that we serve beyond the walls of this church, we also believe that faith formation – that is, growing in our understanding and living out of our Christian identity – is intimately connected to the relationships and experiences that develop as we seek justice and find ways to serve our neighbors. Here are some current  ways we  reach out with the love of Christ beyond our walls:

  • Sharing our building with Our Saviour’s Community Services and the English Learning Center
  • Serving meals at the Our Saviour’s emergency shelter
  • Collaborating in the South Minneapolis Day Camp with five ecumenical partners
  • Offering a “Way of the Cross” Good Friday mid-day walking worship with neighboring congregations
  • Engaging in advocacy and justice work through ISAIAH and partner congregations, including helping establish a South Minneapolis multi-racial clergy table
  • Participating in Reconciling in Christ (RIC) Annual Worship, the Gay Pride parade and festival, and the Human Rights Commission Anti-Bullying efforts
  • Serving as a Teaching Congregation for Luther Seminary