Missions & Mission Trips

Missions Team Updates

Sew and Serve Update

Updated March 14th, 2023

Many thanks to the ladies who volunteered at last month's "Sew and Serve" event which produced over 50 blankets for both Loudoun County and the Generations of Hope/Go-Haiti orphanage now located in the mountains of Haiti near the Dominican Republic border. It gets cool in the mountains at night and these blankets will be a welcome sight. Several members also purchased sweatshirts and paid for the transport to the shipping point in Connecticut. Thank you so much!

Donate Your Old Suitcases

Updated March 14th, 2023

Several OSWLC members will soon be embarking on mission trips overseas. Most mission trip travelers pack only a few personal belongings for themselves in their carry-on bags and then fill a couple of large checked suitcases with critical supplies needed at their destination points. We are looking for large, checked-bag-sized suitcases that have "one-more-trip" left in them to transport needed items. Typically, these suitcases are used for storage or turned into foot lockers for children at their final destination. If you have a large suitcase you no longer need and would like to donate, place it in the Coat Closet off the Narthex with a "Mission Trip" note attached.

Cloth Diaper Drive

Updated March 14th, 2023

Support the sick and suffering children in Kenya with cloth diapers

A team from Our Savior’s Way will be traveling to Kenya from April 5th to April 19th to share the Gospel and serve at Mustard Seed House. The staff at Mustard Seed House have asked us to bring cloth diapers for the children.

Why do they need cloth diapers? In Kenya, sick and suffering children must travel long distances to receive medical care. Mustard Seed House welcomes the sick and suffering in Jesus’ name as they receive treatment at Tenwek Hospital. Cloth diapers help the staff keep the children clean and provide a safe and hygienic environment for patients.

Why cloth diapers and not disposable diapers? A single cloth diaper can be washed up to 400 times! The families we serve are too poor to purchase disposable diapers. When they receive cloth diapers at Mustard Seed House, they will continue to be blessed by this gift again and again when they travel home.

To support our Kenya Mission financially, designate the “Missions – Kenya” fund via OSWLC Realm E-Giving or Check Memo. Also, check out our Amazon Gift Registry.

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Update from Generations of Hope, Haiti

In His Service and yours,

Dr. Franco Jean-Louis

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Update on our Kenya Mission

Updated Jul. 6, 2022

Greetings from the Fraher family! We just returned to Virginia after spending three months volunteering at Mustard Seed House in Kenya. Our mission was to serve impoverished children and their families who travel long distances to receive life-saving medical care at Tenwek Hospital, and lay the groundwork to expand Mustard Seed House to serve even more children. Our time volunteering at Mustard Seed House was incredible! This year, 138 children and 199 of their family members received accommodations and distinctly Christian care at Mustard Seed House. These guests often travel many hours for medical treatment and come from all over the country, representing over 80% of Kenya’s regions.

Getting to know these children and parents, hearing their stories, praying with them, encouraging them, and being able to support them in their time of need was by far our greatest blessing. The needs are overwhelming. Our current three-bedroom Mustard Seed House doesn’t have enough space to keep up with demand. We spent much of our time laying the groundwork for a larger facility to serve more children. Imagine 12 families sharing three bedrooms, with still others sleeping on the couches and on mattresses spread in the hallway and kitchen. Imagine this completely full house and still more families arriving. We need room for more! To make room for more, we launched a capital campaign and raised nearly $100k toward our $250k goal. Then, last month we received an anonymous matching gift challenge for $32,500. Praise God!

We wanted to take a moment to thank you for your prayers. Over the course of three months, there were a couple of difficult moments. Having a community praying for us gave us the strength and encouragement to continue this important work despite the challenges. We also wanted to thank you for your financial support. We are incredibly grateful to the OSWLC Mission Team for their support of both Mustard Seed House and our missionary service through World Gospel Mission. We wish we could take you all with us to Kenya to see the incredible life-saving impact OSWLC is having! We thank you for your partnership and for helping us welcome the sick and suffering in Jesus’ name.

If you are interested in hearing more about our trip, learning more, joining a mission trip, or volunteering, please reach out to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit this site.

Only Together,
Jacob, Lauren, Miriam, Micah, Layla, and Lorelei

Mission Trips

"Go into all the world and reach the Gospel to all creation." Mark 16:15

Some of the other Worldwide Support

  • Lutheran World Relief - "Affirming God's love for all people, we work with Lutherans and partners around the world to end poverty, injustice and human suffering."
  • Orphan Grain Train - "In loving response to Christ, the Servant, the Orphan Grain Train movement encourages and enables God's people to share personal and material resources in bringing Christ's name and character to needy people both far and near."
  • Lutheran Partners in Disaster Response - "LPDR is an integral part of the Long Term Recovery effort in Somerset County Maryland."

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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.