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


WELCOME!!!

 

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 interim pastor:
Pastor Mary Appelt-Graves
Pastor Mary joined the staff of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection November 1, 2013.


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 January, 2015 THE REPORTER is our monthly newsletter. We hope you find it interesting, informative, and a window to our church.

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This Week at Resurrection:

This week:

Click here to check the calendar

Information about Lent, Lenten Service, & Holy Week -- Click Here!

 
Saturday , February 7
9:30 AM Prayer Shawl Ministry Meeting
Sunday, February 8, 2015

8:15 AM Prayer Circle

8:30 AM Worship (with Holy Communion)

Meet & Greet Pastoral Candidate Between Services


10:00 AM Confirmation Class & Sunday School

10:45 AM Prayer Circle

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

Monday, February 9 , 2015

1 PM Evangelism Committee Meeting

7 PM Social Concerns Meeting

Tuesday, February 10

6:00 PM Adult Bible Study

7:15 PM Shepherd's Ministry Meeting

Wednesday, February 11

 

6:00 PM Confirmation Class

6:15 PM Resurrection Choir

7:30 PM Glory Ringers Handbell Rehearsal

Thursday, February 12, 2015

7:30 PM AA

Friday, February 13
 
Saturday, February 14
Valentine's Day

Sunday, February 15

 

8:15 AM Prayer Circle

8:30 AM Worship (with Holy Communion)

9:50 AM Adult Bible Study

10:00 AM Praise Band Rehearsal
10:00 AM Confirmation Class & Sunday School

10:45 AM Prayer Circle

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

5:00 PM YOuth Group Game Night

Monday, February 16

7:00 PM Church Council Meeting

Tuesday, February 17
6:00 PM Adult Bible Study

Wednesday, February 18

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday --ashes placed on forehead

Ash Wednesday

5:30 PM PM Resurrection Choir

5:30 PM Spaghetti/Past Dinner

6:00 PM Confirmation Class

7:00 PM Ash Wednesday Worship service with imposition of Ashes

8:00 PM Glory Ringers Handbell Rehearsal

Thursday, February 19

9:00 AM Women's Breakfast

6:45 Girl Scouts

7:30 PM AA

Friday, February 20
6:30 PM Game Night for all Ages
Saturday, February 21
9 AM Relay for Life Survivor Luncheon
Sunday, February 22

8:15 AM Prayer Circle

8:30 AM Worship (with Holy Communion)

9:50 AM Adult Bible Study

10:00 AM Praise Band Rehearsal
10:00 AM Confirmation Class & Sunday School

10:45 AM Prayer Circle

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


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Looking Ahead:

Holy Week Schedule

Palm Sunday
March 29

Hosanna in the Highest!!


palms

Receive Love

1 service @ 9:30 AM with Healing Service

 

Maundy (Holy) Thursday
April 2


last supper

Receive the meal

Service begins with the Seder meal at 6 PM

Good Friday
April 3

 

friday Receive the Sacrifice

Easter Sunday
April 5

Celebrate the empty tomb and the RISEN LORD!!!

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Recieve Eternal Life

Alleluia!!
He is Risen!!
He is Risen Indeed!!

8:30 AM Traditional Worship Service

11:00 AM Family Worship Service

     


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 2014-15 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"
 
 

YOUTH
Ages 13- 18

More details in newsletter

Upcoming Activities

 

 

March 12 @ 7 PM

Paint Night at Aunt D's

Join your friends for an evening of fellowship and painting.

Everyone paints the same picture...no experience necessary.

The fee for the evening is $45 which includes all supplies; drinks available for an additional fee.

Sign up sheet on the narthex bulletin board. Sign up ASAP so reservations can be made.

Friday, March 6 @ 5 PM

"MidWinter...Let's go out to dinner!"

Join in the fun....dinner out with friends from church.

First Dinner is at Ariels Irish Bar and Restaurant
18401 N. Creek Drive (near Cracker Barrel)

Sign up sheet will be in the narthex

   

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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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Lutheran Church

 of the

Resurrection

15050 S. Central Avenue
    Oak Forest, IL 60452
    708-687-2170

  resurrectionoakforest@gmail.com

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Updated: February 2015

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