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pastor linn fisher

senior pastor

Pastor Linn Fisher was called to Our Saviour in March 2016. He leads worship, handles existing service/mission ministries of the congregation. He manages the evangelism ministries and oversees hospital and housebound visitation and all other pastoral care needs of the church.

Pastor Linn attended Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary and has served congregations in NC and NJ. In 2002 God called Linn to the US Air Force Chaplaincy. He served as an active duty chaplain in SC and Alaska, deployed to combat zones, and has traveled to over 50 countries worldwide as a missionary and Chaplain. He is now in the Air Force reserves. Pastor Linn and his wife Jenijoy have a 3 year old son named James.

 
 

 
 
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pastor john nagle

INTERIM assistant pastor

 
 

 
 
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David Lussier

Minister of Music

David Lussier is an unbound Christian musician and music director as he has served Anglican, Methodist, Unitarian Universalist, Non-denominational, Jewish and Lutheran houses of worship as the leader of the vocal choirs - handbell choirs - children’s choirs. He has also taken the word to the streets and bars and youth events as a member of the Christian rock band Priority One who preached and sang around the Boston area. David is a multi-instrumentalist with skill in anything with a keyboard, 6 and 4 string guitars, recorders and percussion. He is also a composer of music for worship and liturgy, choir, theatre, and instrumental ensembles.

David is a Yankee having grown up in New England. Massachusetts is the state he calls home. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a masters in music and his undergrad alma mater is Anna Maria College in Paxton MA. David and his wonderful wife of 20 years Heather have two children, Simon (18 and plays bass in the worship band) and Clara (14). He is currently the music teacher for grades 5-12 at the O’Neal School in Southern Pines as well as working with Taylor Dance and Sandhills Regional Theatre/Touching Humanity as music director.

 
 

 
 
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trudy blake

Administrative Assistant

You will find Trudy at the Welcome Center Monday-Friday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm. Trudy handles the church office basic communications and clerical tasks. She greets everyone entering the church, and listens with her heart to determine the nature and purpose of visit.

“When we choose not to focus on what is missing from our lives but are grateful for the abundance that’s present…we experience heaven on earth.”

 

 
 
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Charles McGee

sexton

Charles McGee joined the OSLC staff as the part-time Sexton in May 2016. Charles is also self-employed as a landscaper and enjoys fishing, camping and spending time at the beach. He has an eleven year old son named Preston McGee.

 
 

 
 
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donna knight

operations manager

 

 
 
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keri johnson

pr & communications

Keri joined the staff in October of 2018 as the Social Media/Communications Coordinator for OSLC. After 10 years in the television industry, she moved to Pinehurst from Chicago to care for an ailing parent, taking a break from city life to open an antique boutique.  After deciding to make a change, she returned to school at SCC for culinary and opened the Coach Light Trattoria in Southern Pines for 6 years. Keri runs her freelance design company, Mojo Creative Design (www.mojocreativedesign.com) and Votre Vie (arts and re-purposed crafts), and loves to travel, swim, collect, go junking at flea markets and garage sales, and craft, create and paint.

Previous education includes a Bachelor's in Fine Arts from Furman University and Graphic Design Professional Degree from the Portfolio Center in Atlanta, Georgia. She and her husband, Chris, have 3 rescue dogs and enjoy streaming video games and making online content on Twitch and volunteering with animal rescues. Keri is active in the local artist community, enjoying creating whenever she has the time and traveling around in the spring and fall to art and craft festivals.