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    "Making Christ Known To All!"                                        Oak Forest, IL



You are invited to worship at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection!




The congregation of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection welcomes you to our Website. It is a privilege to have you visit our site. We invite you to visit us in person. Join us for an activity or a worship service.

Welcome our pastor:
Pastor Mary Appelt-Graves
Pastor Mary joined the staff of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection November 1, 2013 as Interim Pastor. On Sunday, May 17 Pastor Mary Appelt-Graves was installed as the called Pastor of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection!!

If you have any questions about our church or our ministries please call the office or use the email address listed below.

Service Times

8:30 a.m. Sunday Traditional/Blended Service with Communion


11:00 a.m.  Sunday Family/Contemporary Service*

with Communion         

    *Nursery service provided at the 11:00 a.m. service
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Learn More ... Click here for info about being Lutheran, the Lessons for this Sunday, the ELCA, and more.

Click here to go to the Newsletter page where you can find archives of "The Reporter."
Download "THE REPORTER" for July, 2015 THE REPORTER is our monthly newsletter. Calendar July
We hope you find it interesting, informative, and a window to our church.

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This Week at Resurrection:

Coming up:

Worship Schedule --
--- June, July, August

Sundays --

8:15 AM Prayer Circle

8:30 AM Worship (with Holy Communion)

9:50 AM Adult Bible Study

10:00 AM Praise Band Rehearsal

10:45 AM Prayer Circle

11:00 AM Worship (with Holy friendly service...with praise band)

Wednesdays --

7:30 PM -- Outdoor Campfire Worship
Bring your lawn chair and join us for songs, a Bible lesson, songs, and s'mores!!


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Looking Ahead:

Plan ahead -- check the calendar!!

Resurrection Preschool has been a part of the Oak Forest community for over 40 years.
Registration is now open for the 2015-16 School Year. Look at the Preschool web page.
Consider Resurrection Preschool as the first place for your child on the path to education.

Preschool Flyer available here "CLICK"





MIDWEEK WEDNESDAY Campfire Services will once again be done this summer.

June 3 will be our first service at 7:30pm.

Bring your lawn chair and join us for this very informal service around the fire. Invite a friend!





Ages 13- 18

More details in newsletter




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Music Ministry!! Isn't it time to join the Resurrection Choir or one of the Handbell groups? It's not too late!! Click here to learn about our music programs!! New members are always welcome for Handbells (Wednesday) and Resurrection Choir!! Share your musical talents with everyone. Or, maybe discover the talents you didn't know about!

Boy Scout Troop 341 is sponsored by LCR

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Learn More ... about our church, Lutherans, daily Bible readings, Weekly Lectionary, the ELCA & more by clicking above (Learn More). Want to find a Bible verse quickly? Read the Bible online at BibleGateway.

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Lutheran Church

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15050 S. Central Avenue
    Oak Forest, IL 60452

A member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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Updated: July 2015