On Sunday, November 14, 2021, Lutheran Church of the Resurrection will celebrate 50 years of God's blessings.

Our Jubilee year is full of wonderful events. Mark your calendar now and join us in the celebration!

Saturday and Sunday, November 14/15, 2020                                                                                                                                             Jubilee Year Kickoff

  • We will begin our celebration year by marking the kickoff in all worship services this weekend.  A commemorative LED candle will be provided to all worshipers.

 

Sunday, December 13, 2020                                                                                                                                                             Bishop Dillahunt in worship

  • Our first Jubilee Year event will be a visit and greeting from our Southern Ohio Synod bishop, Rev. Suzanne Dillahunt.  Fellowship and time for conversation will follow the 9:30 a.m. worship service.

Throughout December 2020                                                                                                                              LCR 50th Anniversary Christmas Ornaments

  • Adult and children’s commemorative Christmas ornaments will be offered for sale during the entire month of December.

Friday, January 1, 2021                                                                                                                          The History of Lutheran Church of the Resurrection

  • John Johnston, LCR member and former writer for The Cincinnati Enquirer will post to LCR’s website his text and photos that tell the story of LCR's first 50 years, from its humble beginnings in rented space in an Episcopal church to its maturation into a mission-oriented congregation.  This will not be straight, dry history but written in the style of storytelling that is John’s gift.  

 

Saturday, January 23, 2021                                                                                                                                                                                  LCR History Night

  • Join us for a night of reminiscing and fun!  Casual food and drink will be provided.  John Johnston will be available to talk about his writing of the LCR history and we can all share what we have learned from his recitation.  We’ll have an LCR Jeopardy trivia game.  This event is sponsored by the John Fireovid family.

 

Saturday and Sunday, February 20/21, 2021                                                                                                 Pastor Milt Berner preaching at all services

  • Pastor Berner served as LCR’s interim pastor from 1981-1982 and our assisting pastor from 2007-2009.  He will preach at all worship services this weekend.  Fellowship and time for conversation will follow the Saturday and 9:30 am. Sunday worship services.

 

Through March 25, 2021                                                                                                                           LCR 50th Anniversary Cookbook Recipe collecting

  • All members and alumni are encouraged to submit their favorite recipes to recipes@lcresurrection.org for our commemorative cookbook.

 

Saturday, March 27, 2021                                                                                                                                                                Servant Event – Meal packing

  • We’ll partner with our good friends from Northern Kentucky Hunger Relief for one of our favorite multi-generational serving events.  Our goal will be to pack 30,000 meals for our partner ministry, Manna from Heaven, in Myra, Kentucky.

 

Saturday and Sunday, April 10/11, 2021                                                                                                                                            Jubilee Campaign Kickoff

  • Consistent with the biblical concept of freedom from all debt, as part of our Jubilee anniversary, it is our hope to retire LCR’s mortgage.  We’ll kick off the campaign in worship this weekend.  Children will receive special commemorative piggy banks.

Saturday and Sunday, April 24/25, 2021                                                                                                                                              Pastor Fred Cook visiting

  • Pastor Cook served as LCR’s interim pastor in 1996.  He will preach at all worship services this weekend.  Fellowship and time for conversation will follow the Saturday and 9:30 am. Sunday worship services.

 

Friday, May 7, 2021                                                                                                                                                                                         Brotherhood Concert

  • The Brotherhood singers have their roots in The Ninth Street Baptist Church in Covington, KY.  They are recognized as one of the premier gospel singing groups in the nation.  They join us for Mother’s Day weekend.  This event is sponsored by Dell Ann and Bob Sathe.

 

Saturday and Sunday, May 15/16, 2021                                                                                                                               Culmination of Jubilee Campaign

  • We will offer thanks to God and celebrate the culmination of our Jubilee capital campaign in all worship services.

 

Throughout June 2021                                                                                                                                      LCR 50th Anniversary Cookbook orders taken

  • Cookbooks will be distributed at the 50th-anniversary dinner on November 13, 2021.

 

Saturday and Sunday, June 19/20, 2021                                                                                                                              Pastor Erv & Marie Streng visiting

  • Pastor Streng served as LCR’s pastor from 1982-1996 and our assisting pastor from 2010-2012.  He will preach at all worship services this weekend.  Fellowship and time for conversation will follow the Saturday and 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship services.

 

Saturday and Sunday, July 10/11, 2021                                                                                                              Deacon Diane Schwiger-Alexander visiting

  • Deacon Schwiger-Alexander was a member of LCR from 1997-2012.  She served on our staff as Director of Congregational Ministries and then as our Associate in Ministry.  She will preach at all worship services this weekend.  Fellowship and time for conversation will follow the Saturday and 9:30 am. Sunday worship services.

 

Sunday, July 18, 2021                                                                                                                                                                       Craft Beer Festival at 50 West

  • 50 Years at 50 West!  We will begin with worship on-site and then proceed into a day of summer fun for the whole family; volleyball, biking, kayaking, food and beer, and fun at our local microbrewery 50 West on the Little Miami River.  Child care will be provided.  Commemorative anniversary beer steins with the Jubilee logo will be provided to all guests, compliments of Thrivent Financial.  This event is sponsored by an LCR family.

 

Saturday and Sunday, August 7/8, 2021                                                                                                                               Seminarian Sara Wunsch visiting

  • The Wunsch family were members at LCR from 2005- 2011.  With affirmation from LCR, Sara entered the process to become an ordained Lutheran pastor.  By the time of her visit, Sara will have graduated from seminary and possibly have received a call to a church.  She will preach at all worship services this weekend.  Fellowship and time for conversation will follow the Saturday and 9:30 am. Sunday worship services.

 

August 29, 2021                                                                                                                                          Congregational Mural Art Project with Paul Oman

  • Paul is an ELCA pastor and artist.  He painted the mural on the rear wall of our sanctuary.  He will guide us through the process of creating a 5’x13’ paint-by-number mural that will hang in our Narthex.  This mural will communicate the faith, history, and mission of our church for years to come.  All ages are welcome to participate in this congregational project.  This project is sponsored by Altenau Financial Services.

 

Sunday, September 19, 2021                                                                                                                                                              Pig Roast and Tree Planting

  • Our 9:30 a.m. worship service will be outdoors this weekend.  We will proceed to a day of fall fun with our annual pig roast and picnic.  We will plant a tree on the church grounds in commemoration of our 50th anniversary.  Commemorative tote bags will be provided to all in attendance.  This event is sponsored by the Altenau family.

 

Saturday, September 25, 2021                                                                                                                                               LCR Member and Alumni Concert

  • Our church Music Director, Matt Mauro will organize current and former LCR members to offer a diverse choral and instrumental musical event on this evening.

 

Sunday, October 10, 2021                                                                                                                                                                                              Time Capsule

  • Think ORANGE!  LCR’s teenagers will organize and lead this multi-generational event that will take place immediately after the 9:30 a.m. worship service on the LCR grounds.

 

October 23/24, 2021                                                                                                                                                                             Pastor Barry Riehle visiting

  • Barry was a member of LCR from 1997-2013.  Early in his life he was a Roman Catholic priest and then joined the science department at Turpin High School.  Barry went on to become ordained as an ELCA pastor and served in the Indiana-Kentucky Synod. He will preach at all worship services this weekend.  Fellowship and time for conversation will follow the Saturday and 9:30 am. Sunday worship services.

  

Sunday, October 31, 2021                                                                                                                                                            Paul Oman Mural Art revealed

  • On Reformation Sunday we will reveal the art project that the congregation has worked on and all members will be able to see how their individual effort contributed to the whole!

 

November 7, 2021                                                                                                                                     Recognition of Deceased Members (All Saints Day)

  • Continuing in our tradition of celebrating the lives of sainted members with procession to the Memorial Garden, at this special worship service we’ll take note and give thanks for the lives of all of LCR’s saints!

 

Saturday, November 13, 2021                                                                                                                                                                 50th Anniversary Dinner

  • All ages are welcome to our sit-down dinner and evening of celebrating and reminiscing.  Child care will be provided.  The dinner will include hors d'oeuvres and a champagne toast.  A wine sealer commemorative gift will be provided to all attendees.

Sunday, November 14, 2021                                                                                                                                          50th Anniversary Worship celebration

  • We will have a faithful and festive worship service to culminate 50 years of God’s blessings.  It is hoped that this worship service will also include the burning of our mortgage and Jubilee freedom from debt!  50th Anniversary cookbooks will be available for distribution.

ABOUT US

Lutheran Church of the Resurrection is a vibrant and welcoming community of faith located in Anderson, OH and is a congregation of the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.

CONTACT US

513-474-4938

1950 Nagel Road

Cincinnati, OH 45255

 

info@lcresurrection.org

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