On Sunday, November 14, 2021, Lutheran Church of the Resurrection will celebrate 50 years of God's blessings.
The LCR 50-Year History written by LCR member, John Johnston.
Click here to read the history.
Our Jubilee year is full of wonderful events. Mark your calendar now and join us in the celebration!
POSTPONED ... new date TBD 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, 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. RSVP REQUIRED...RSVP here.
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.