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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 November 2014. 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



 

Sunday, November 9

 

At 8:15 & 10:45 (15 minutes before service) gather in the back of the worship space for a prayer circle.

8:30 AM Worship Service ....traditional service with Holy Communion

9:45 AM NO Adult Bible Study

9:45 AM Fellowship -- Coffee and....between services

10:00 AM Praise Band Musicians Rehearsal

11:00 AM Worship Service...Family Friendly Service with Holy Communion

12 PM Youth committee meeting

Monday, November 10

1 PM Evangelism

7 PM Social Concerns Committee

Tuesday, November 11

6 PM Adult Bible Study

7:15 PM Shepherds Ministry Meeting

Wednesday, November 12

6 PM Confirmation Class

6:15 Resurrection Choir Rehearsal

7:30 PM Glory Ringers (bells) rehearsal

Thursday, November 13

7:30 pm AA

Friday, November 14
 
Saturday, November 15
 

Sunday, November 16

 

8:15 AM & 10:45 AM Prayer Circle

 

12 PM Ethnic Food fest/bring a friend (Potluck....)

8:30 AM Worship Service ....traditional service with Holy Communion

9:45 AM NO Adult Bible Study

9:45 AM Fellowship -- Coffee and....between services

10:00 AM Praise Band Musicians Rehearsal

11:00 AM Worship Service...Family Friendly Service with Holy Communion

Monday, November 17
7:00 PM Church Council meeting
Tuesday, November 18
6:00 PM Adult Bible Study
Wednesday, November 19

6 PM Confirmation class

6:15 Resurrection Choir Rehearsal

7:30 PM Glory Ringers (bells) rehearsal

Thursday, November 20

7 AM Genesis Meeting

8 AM Men's Breakfast

9 AM Women's Breakfast

5 PM Girl Scouts

7:30 PM AA

Friday, November 21
6:30 PM Ladies Night Out -- crafting / projects
Saturday, November 22
2 PM Social Concerns presents a workshop for fighting the holiday Blues
   

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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 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"

Thursday, November 20: 8 AM Men's Breakfast @ Cracker Barrel
Thursday, November 20: 9 AM Women's Breakfast @ Lumes

 

Friday, October 21 @ 6:30 PM Ladies Night Out ... Bring a craft or project to work on, a snack to share or just come to chat with the Ladies of LCR

Saturday, November 22
12 - 2 PM

HOLIDAY BLUES

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection
Oak Forest

is offering a presentation
on
HOLIDAY BLUES
How to recognize in yourself and others,
what to do and where to go for help.

Mary Ann Andrade-Bekker LCD, MA
with a question and answer period.

Light refreshments will be served.
No fee.

For more information call the church office 708-687-2170

 

Thanksgiving Worship

Tuesday November 25 @ 7:00 PM

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Healing Service

Sunday, November 30 @ 9:45 (after 1st service)

Anointing with healing oil, laying on of hands, and prayer offered to all!

 

Advent Dinner

Saturday, December 6 @ 6:00 PM

Potluck Dinner, Activities for children, fun for all!

Watch for sign-up sheet in the narthex

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Crazy Bunco & Cookie Exchange

Friday, December 19 @ 6:30 PM

Bring a $5 Christmas Bunco Gift (wrap it up)

The Cookie Exchange is optional. If you participate, bring 10 dozen of the same cookie. Bring an extra container to pack your new cookies! The more who participate, the more varieties of cookies!! (Sort of a cookie walk.)

Bring a snack to share!!

Some cookies will be collected for our Shut-ins.

   

YOUTH
Ages 13- 18

More details in newsletter

Upcoming Activities

November 7 & 8 -- Synod Lock-in

November 22 -- 5 - 8 PM Pads Meal Team

November 23 -- Sunday Night Lights

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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

A member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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Updated: November, 2014

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