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Join Us for Sunday Worship
Coffee Fellowship @ 9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Worship Service @ 10:15 a.m.
All are welcome to join us for Worship!

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For the Missions of the OSUM Church, this is a good thing. 1. You can purchase school supplies for UMW school kits. 2. The school has a backpack program in which they appreciate school supplies to put in the backpacks. 3. Operation Christmas boxes are a good place to put school supplies. Get a jump on filling your box with school supplies at great sales prices.

T.W.I.G.S. T-Shirts On Sale Now
See the shirts in the fellowship hall.  $20 each. Proceeds to go Mission Trip

upcoming meetings
Open AA Meeting
Held at St. Thomas Church on Mondays at 7:30 pm. For information, call Walt at 515-570-7189.

Single Moms Care & Support Group

We provide a meal for the moms and kids each meeting, starting at 5:30 and done at 6 p.m. Please volunteer to provide a meal for the next meeting, TBA. You can join with a friend and share providing food. We usually have a main dish (could be sandwiches & chips), and dessert or salad or bread, etc.. Your service lets these moms know that you care about them and their children. Also, if you know a single mom, please invite her to the group. We do make a difference in their lives!

help wanted
Needed - Church Financial Secretary
Must have accounting and computer skills. Duties include managing checking and savings accounts, writing checks, payroll, and present a financial report each month to the Board. Being available to take care of last minute transactions a plus. Volunteer position. Please see Pastor Deb, Roger Post or Dwayne Wallace for more information.


Attention: Persons With Parkison’s Disease
If you or a loved one or friend has Parkisons, with speech or swallowing problems, age 40-85, on steady PD medication and a non-smoker for at least 5 years, there will be a study examining the effects of singing on speech and swallowing in patients with Parkisons disease. Study will take place for 8 weeks in spring, 2017, by Dr. Elizabeth Stegemoller of Iowa State University, and held at the Rockwell City United Methodist Church. See flyer in fellowship hall for more information.

Scholarship Applications

are being taken by the Investment Committee for any church member who is furthering their education. Please send information to Cody Geick, 1739 Langley Ave., Pomeroy, IA 50575 or email Please give the name of the college you are attending. Deadline for applications is Oct. 31. For questions, please contact Cody at the above email.

Volunteers Needed 
1. Meals for the Lawmans. There is a signup sheet on the table in the fellowship hall if you can take in a meal or even part of a meal. The office will help coordinate meals.

2. Coffee Signup Sheet – Some folks don't eat breakfast before coming to church on Sunday morning and really appreciate the coffee time yummies. If you enjoy the coffee fellowship, please sign up to serve.
(psst….don't tell anyone, but your snacks don’t even have to be homemade)

Meals on Wheels

Grace Umw School/Health Kits
Helen Walters reports she has 60 school bags and enough supplies for about 20. Now is the time to pick up items for school kits during the school supply sales at stores.
School Kit Items 
3 notebook pads, wide rule, spiral or bound, standard size, 70 sheets each  
1 blunt scissors                                          
6 unsharpened pencils with erasers
1 box of 24 crayons   
1 2 ½ " eraser
1 plastic ruler, 30 cm. metric
1 hand pencil sharpener (not too small)
NO construction paper

Food Pantry Needs & Info
Currently the food pantry needs everything EXCEPT corn and green beans.
Also, please be sure that all monetary donations in the form of checks are made payable to the Manson Ministerial Food Pantry and sent to Max Dodds at 606 12th Ave, Manson IA 50563-5080. If you have any questions, please call Max Dodds at 712-830-1379. Thank you.

More volunteers are needed to man the Food Pantry on Fridays from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon. Volunteers would only work once every 2-3 months if we could get a few more volunteers. If you are interested in helping with this much needed and very rewarding mission, please give Max Dodds a call at 712-830-1379 or call the St. Paul church office at 712-469-2197. Many hands make light work. Thank you

Golden Meadows Needs Volunteers
Calling all members of OSUM Church: Golden Meadows is in need of volunteers to do light maintenance inside and outside of the building. The following is needed: rooms hallways painted; drywall repair, garden area restructured, raking around building. Please contact Project Manager Laura M. Eastwood at 712-469-2119 to schedule times if you are able to assist us. Thank you for your time and have a great day.

Prayer Shawl Knitters
9 a.m. First and third Tuesday of each month.
Praying, knitting, and fellowship

Musicians, Come On In!
Hey, Musicians, here's an opportunity: playing Praise Music for our Sunday worship service at 10:15. Do you play guitar, piano, keyboard, bass, drums, tambourines, spoons, or anything else that would make music to praise God? If so, please contact Pastor Deb or the office. Let's make joyful; music together for the Lord!

Village Store Needs Volunteers
The Village Store, 12 N. 25th St., next to Kemna Auto in Fort Dodge, needs volunteers to serve as cashier any afternoon Tuesday through Friday and Saturdays. Volunteers are also needed to help sort and display merchandise. Opportunities are available to volunteer one or more shifts a week, a month, or on an occasional basis. The second - hand store helps support Opportunity Village services to local people with disabilities. For more information, please contact Kris Hillmer - Pierson, 515-573-4046,, or ask at the Village General Store, 12 N. 25th Street.

UMW Kits Needs List
A list of items needed for each kind of kit is available by the UMW Kit donations box.
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OSUM Church's purpose is to make disciples of Jesus Christ by sharing Jesus' love and message of salvation. We reach out to others at their point of need... through the gifts with which each one has been blessed.

Welcome to Our Savior United Methodist Church

Welcome to Our Savior United Methodist Church's website! We're so glad you stopped by and we warmly invite you to peruse this site. If you have any questions please fell free to contact us online via our Contact Us form or by calling the church office at 712.469.3510.

Whether you're looking for a new church home or looking for a great church to visit, you are always invited and welcome to join us for Saturday evening and/or Sunday Worship. Worship services are led by our Pastor, Rev. Dawn Freese and besides having great worship services we have many wonderful programs and ministries for all ages.

Our Savior United Methodist Church is a beautiful church filled with loving Christian people and it's a church with a rich heritage that we are all proud of too! For more information about Our Savior UMC and our beliefs please visit our About Us page.

We are located at 1130 11th Street Manson, Iowa. Visit our Maps and Directions page for directions to our church as well as getting street and satellite maps.

We look forward to seeing you!
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Worship Schedule

Rev. Dawn Freese

Worship Service
9:00 a.m.

Coffee Fellowship
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Sunday School
10:15 a.m.

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