About Our Savior's Lutheran Church



Our Savior's Lutheran Church (OSLC) is located in the community of Nome on the Seward Peninsula on the western coast of Alaska.  Nome is home to many different cultures but predominantly the Inupiaq Native Americans.  Our Savior's Lutheran is a member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America (ELCA) and part of the Alaska Synod.  Our Savior's Lutheran Church was incorporated in 1954 and is the only Lutheran church in Nome.

Amanda Snyder serves as the Intern Pastor for Our Savior's Lutheran Church on a part-time basis.  Amanda earned a degree in theology from Fuller Theological Seminary.  She served as the Campus Pastor at Alaska Christian College in Soldotna, Alaska, and is currently a 5th grade teacher at Nome Elementary School.  Her husband, Jordan, also works for the school.  In addition to her full time teaching job and serving as part-time Intern Pastor for Our Savior's,

Amanda is taking several classes thru Pacific Lutheran Seminary in preparation for the possibility of becoming

ordained as an ELCA Pastor. 

If you are seeking baptism, marriage or wish to become a member at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, please contact Pastor Amanda or one of the church council members at 907-443-5295.

We look forward to having you worship with us!

OSLC Intern Pastor
Amanda Snyder

OSLC Church Council Members

Eric Ortman, President (term expires January 2023)

Joleen Medlin, Vice President (term expires January 2023)

Janice Wilson, Secretary (term expires January 2024)

Kirsten Bey, Treasurer (term expires January 2023)

Hannah Joe, General Seat (term expires January 2023)

Buddy Okleasik, General Seat (term expires January 2023)

Karla Homelvig, General Seat (term expires January 2024)

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