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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.

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 April, 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!

Monday, April 13

1:00 PM Evangelism committee

7:00 PM Social Concerns

Tuesday, April 14

6:00 PM Adult Bible Study

7:15 PM Shepherd's Ministry Meeting

Wednesday, April 15



5:00 PM PreSchool Open House for New Students

6:00 PM Confirmation Class

6:30 PM Resurrection Choir

7:30 PM Glory Ringers Handbell Rehearsal

Thursday, April 16

9:00 AM Ladies Breakfast @ Royalberry

7:30 PM AA

Friday, April 17
6:30 PM Crazy Bunco
Saturday, April 18


Sunday, April 20

Third Sunday of Easter

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

10:45 AM Prayer Circle

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

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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"

Spring Crazy Bunco

Friday, April 17 @ 6:30 PM

Bring a $5 spring-themed gift (wrap it up fancy) and an appetizer to share.

All ladies are invited for an evening of fun!!

Tuesday, April 21 -- 1:30 - 3:30 PM

Retire Wisely

Thriven Financial and the Social Concerns Committee present this special event.
Come for this complimentary presentation to learn how you can minage the six risks all retirees face.

(repeated on Sunday, April 26 @ 1:30 PM


Saturday, May 16

Women's Spring Salad Luncheon

A wonderful time for women. An afternoon of great food, fellowship, entertainment & more.
Invite a friend, bring family members.
Women are asked to donate a salad to dessert (sign-up sheet in the narthex)
Tickets will be sold during April & May.

Sunday, May 17 @ 2:00 PM

Installation of Pastor Mary Appelt-Graves as our called pastor.
Rev. Dr. Ray Legania, Assistant to the bishop, will be the presiding minister.

Mark your calendar for this sprecial Day.


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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15050 S. Central Avenue
    Oak Forest, IL 60452

A member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

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Updated: April 2015