OSWLC Youth Ministry

Table of Contents
Middle school events
High school Youth Group
National Youth Gathering
Youth Leadership

Middle School Events

Middle school students meet for Sunday morning Bible study in the Fellowship Hall at 9:30 am. Connect with This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to join in the fun!




High School Youth Group

High school students meet for Sunday morning Bible study in the Youth Room at 9:30 am.

Youth group meets on Sundays from 6:30 pm to 8:00pm:

In January and February, we're diving into a series on Lee Strobel's "The Case For Christ." Lee set out researching with the goal of disproving Christianity. This led him on his journey to become a Christ-follower. This is a great series for all teens, especially those with questions about faith and how it might relate to history or science.

On the second Sunday of each month, we'll be making dinner together. 

Stay connected with our high school ministry at the following social sites.



National Youth Gathering – July 9-13, 2022 in Houston, Texas

Posted Oct. 6, 2021

High school students are welcome to attend next year's National Youth Gathering in Houston, Texas from July 9th through 13th. Emily Sonstroem will be leading this group and projected expenses are around $1,200 per student, which includes airline tickets, hotels, event registration, and all meals. If you are on the fence about registering because of the cost, please know that fundraising subsidizes the cost of this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity! The youth ministry will do plenty of fundraising to bring that cost down as much as possible. 

Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with any questions.


Confirmation class meets on Sundays, from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. Information about Confirmation can be found here:

Register for Confirmation by filling out the following form and sending it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:

Youth Participant Form


Our Savior's Way needs students to sign up for each worship service as acolytes! This is an expectation for Confirmation and high school students are encouraged to serve as acolytes as well!

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Youth Fundraising

The Savings Nest Fundraiser

We have a couple BIG trips we're fundraising for next summer: the High School National Youth Gathering in Houston and the Middle School Week of Hope in Pittsburgh!

Please download "The Savings Nest" mobile app and help support and raise money for Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church Youth! Once you sign up and purchase a plan, you will have access to money saving discounts from over 225 Northern Virginia businesses.

Here's how it works:

  1. Download the Stork's Savings Nest mobile app:
  2. Click Sign-Up and purchase one of the plans:
    • A GOLD DEAL plan is $30.00. It includes DEALS / discounts for restaurants, entertainment and other services.
    • A SILVER DEAL plan is $25.00. It includes DEALS / discounts for restaurants only.
  3. Select "OSWLC Youth" during the sign-up process to support our fundraiser.
  4. Enjoy savings from your favorite restaurants and shops!
  5. Share the following website with your family and friends to raise even more money for Our Savior's Way Lutheran Church Youth:

Loudoun County restaurants & shops...and growing!

1836 Kitchen & Taproom

Finnegan’s Grill & Irish Pub

Loudoun Brewing Co.

Scotto’s Rigatoni Grill

5 tara

Firehouse Subs

Loudounberry Farm & Garden

Shoe’s Cup & Cork

A Dog’s Day Out


MD&G Moving & Storage

Side Bar

Abbott’s Frozen Custard

Georgetown Cafe

Malgudi VEG Indian Restaurant


All American Steakhouse

Gill’s Automotive

Mama Lucci’s


Amenity Day Spa

Giovanni’s NY Pizza

Manhattan Pizza

Social House


Good Fortune

Marco’s Pizza


Ashburn Kabob

Great Harvest Bread Co

McAlister’s Deli

Soul Food Sensations

Ashburn Village Inn

Greek Unique

Mediterranean Breeze

South Riding Inn

Ashburn Wine Shop

Haulin’ Trash

Michael & Son Sportsplex

Spanky’s Shenanigans

Asian Fusion

Hidden Brook Winery

Miller’s Ale House

StageCoach Theatre Co.


Historic Leesburg Tours



Back Street Brews

Hogan & Sons

My Deli & Cafe Greek Bistro

Sweet Frog

Baker’s Crust Artisan Kitchen

Hogback Mountain Paintball

My Pro Movers & Storage

Taste of Lebanon

Bender's NY Bagels

Hogback Mountain Pony Rides

Nothing bundt Cakes

Teddy’s Pizza

Blackfinn Ameripub

Honey Bee Creamery

Old 690 Brewing Company

The Conche

Bonefish Grill


Opa Mezze Grill

The Craft of Brewing

Bruster’s Real Ice Cream

II Cappero


The French Bread Factory

Bungalow Alehouse

J & M Landscaping Services


The Honey Baked Ham

Captain Mas Crab House

Jersey Mike’s Subs

Parallel Wine & Whiskey Bar

The Meadows

Carnegie N.Y. Style

Johnny Ray’s Sultry Soul Food

Passion Fin

The Pub of Purcellville

Casa Tequila Bar & Grill

Jules Caribbean BBQ


This n’ That Amish Outlet

Chin-Chin Cafe

Kidcreate Studio

Play It Again Sports


Crumb And Clover Bake

Kidz Plaza Indoor Playground

Plaza Azteca

Two Twisted Posts Winery

Dairy Queen

King’s Court Tavern


Udupi Bhavan

Diya Bistro

La Prensa Tacos and Tapa Bar

Red Hot & Blue

Urbano Modern Italian

Dulles Golf Center

La Villa Roma


VA Kabob House

Dunkin Donuts

Ledo Pizza

Rock N’ Claws

Velocity WIngs

El Taquito Latin Kitchen

Leesburg Public House

Rocket Fizz

Vino Bistro

Empower Adventures

Little Apple Pastry Shop

Rubino’s Pizzeria

Walsh Family Wine

Escape Room of Ashburn

Local’s Tacos & Tequila

Saffron House of Kabob

Wong Kok Asian Cuisine

Evergreen Adventure Park

Los Toltecos

Saigon Outcast

Zoes Kitchen

We will have other fundraising events and opportunities available throughout the year as well. Keep an eye on church communications, and thank you for your support!

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Youth Leadership

Emily Sonstroem

Emily Sonstroem is our Minister to Youth and Young Adults. She graduated from Concordia University Chicago in May of 2014 with a degree in Director of Christian Education and a minor in theology. She completed a year long internship as the Youth Director at Cross Lutheran Church in Yorkville, IL before starting her call here at Our Savior's Way. She grew up in Springfield, VA and has enjoyed being back in the northern Virginia area to work with the teens and young adults at OSW. Contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions.


Contact Information

43115 Waxpool Road, Ashburn, VA 20148
Phone: 703-858-9254
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Sunday Worship Services

8:00 AM – traditional service
9:30 AM – traditional (1st, 3rd Sundays)
9:30 AM – contemporary (2nd, 4th Sundays)
11:00 AM – contemporary service

Holy Communion celebrated at all services
Nursery available 7:45AM — noon

Our Mission

At Our Savior's Way, we glorify God and make disciples for Jesus by:

  • Forming relationships,
  • Experiencing Jesus together, and
  • Sharing God's love.