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We are a community of faith with a calling to reach out to all people, serve all people and help people to negotiate the complexities questions and hard times of life. Together, we strive for vibrant ministries that are relevant in our ever-changing neighborhood and world, actively engaged in God's mission. It is within the ministries and the connections and relationships that we build where God is at work restoring lives and building the church.

Check out all the ways you can volunteer or serve at LCR. When you're ready. Fill out the volunteer form here!

Community Life

Worship Planning


Volunteers work with the pastors to plan worship services.




Children's Sermon


Volunteers plan and lead a portion of the worship service dedicated to our children.




Communion Volunteers


Volunteers help to set-up communion before worship and to distribute communion during worship services and special events.




Bell Ringer


Volunteers help us to begin each worship service by ringing the Reformation Bell.




Worship Assistant


Volunteers help to lead worship through prayer, reading of scripture, and distributing communion.





Faith Formation/Orange Life

Ministry Team Member


Orange Ministry volunteers work to provide opportunities for the whole congregation to learn and serve through our educational ministires.




Small Group Admin


Responsible for workign with the pastors to set the Small Group schedule and to organize leaders and review curriculum.




Small Group Leader


Small group leaders help to facilitate discussion and educational opportunities throughout the year on a varity of topics.




Adult Sunday School Leaders


Leaders facilitate multi-week sessions on Sunday mornings covering a wide-variety of topics.




Children's Sunday School Leaders


Volunteers help facilitate pre-determined curriculum for age groups from preschool through middle school.




Youth Mentor


Adults come alongside high school students to provide encouragement, prayer and peridoic check-ins.




Grandy Greeters


For folks roughly "Grand Parent" age with a heart for children and/or youth. Support Orange Ministry events throughout the year. Partner with a Sunday School class or small group sending birthday cards and praying regurlarly for/with students, families, and leaders/teachers. Volunteers are encouraged to intentionally greet young children and youth in worship and make them feel welcome.




Vacation Bible School


Each year several dozen volunteers are needed for this annual summer experience for over 100 children. Do you love to plan outdoor games, act in silly skits or make a mean pitcher of lemonade? Then this is the place for you.





Creative Arts & Media

Photography


Volunteers take photos at events and services.




Sound Tech


Responsible for running the sound board during worship services and special events.




Graphic Design


Help to design materials to spread the word and create engagement for events and activities.




SEO


Help us build and online presence and spread the word.




Communications Support


Assist the Communications Director with various media outlets like social media, print, community calendars, press releases and more.




Website Design & Support


Assist the LCR Webmaster





Community Engagment

Photography


Volunteers take photos at events and services.




Sound Tech


Responsible for running the sound board during worship services and special events.




Graphic Design


Help to design materials to spread the word and create engagement for events and activities.




SEO


Help us build and online presence and spread the word.




Communications Support


Assist the Communications Director with various media outlets like social media, print, community calendars, press releases and more.




Website Design & Support


Assist the LCR Webmaster





Outreach

Manna from Heaven (Appalachian Mission)


Through mission trips and monthly donations to this mission in Myra, Kentucky, we help our Appalachian friends in times of stress and need. In addition to a food pantry and clothing closet our volunteers also help to teach and support sutainable gardening and other programs to help folks break the cycle of poverty.




Guatamala Missions


LCR supports our perminant missionaries in Guatamala the Doppenburg family and provides financial and tangible support for the Centre of Hope. Volunteers with this program have the opportunity to walk with our missionaries and local people and learn how God is working in their lives. Mission trip opportunities are provided each year.




Hunger Taskforce


Volunteers coordinate the collection of donations and facilitiate educational opportunities and provide tangible help for those in need.




Navajo Mission


LCR partners with the ELCA Navajo Mission Church and School in Rock Point, AZ.




Disaster Relief


Annually, volunteers from LCR join with other Lutherans across the country to rebuild and provide support in areas where distasters have struck. Previous trips have included New Orleans (Hurricane Katrina), Birmingham, AL, West Virginia, and the East Coast.




Fair Trade (ELCA Good Gifts Campaign)


Each month we sell fair trade items that help to support farmers and their families around the world. From the fair trade coffee we brew each weekend to our fair trade market in the fall we are proud to partner with artisans and farmers both locally and internationally.




Inter Parish Ministries (IPM)


LCR partners with IPM to provide volunteer support in addition to food drives and mobile food pantry events throughout the year.




Monday Meals


Each month LCR partners with community organizations to provide a meal for our neighbors.




Prayer Shawl Ministry


Volunteers knit prayer shawls that are distributed as a means of comfort to patients at local hospitals and to other needign comfort in difficult times.




Migrant Worker Ministry


Volunteers provide meals to migrant workers at Belterra Park Race Track in Anderson Township.




Stitch and Stuff


Volunteers create blankets and quilts that are distributed through our community partners in Guatamala and at the Navajo Mission Project, Cincinnati Children's Hospital and Lutheran World Relief.





Opperations

Worship Planning


Volunteers work with the pastors to plan worship services.




Children's Sermon


Volunteers plan and lead a portion of the worship service dedicated to our children.




Communion Volunteers


Volunteers help to set-up communion before worship and to distribute communion during worship services and special events.




Bell Ringer


Volunteers help us to begin each worship service by ringing the Reformation Bell.




Worship Assistant


Volunteers help to lead worship through prayer, reading of scripture, and distributing communion.





Worship

Worship Planning


Volunteers work with the pastors to plan worship services.




Children's Sermon


Volunteers plan and lead a portion of the worship service dedicated to our children.




Communion Volunteers


Volunteers help to set-up communion before worship and to distribute communion during worship services and special events.




Bell Ringer


Volunteers help us to begin each worship service by ringing the Reformation Bell.




Worship Assistant


Volunteers help to lead worship through prayer, reading of scripture, and distributing communion.





Music

Photography


Volunteers take photos at events and services.




Sound Tech


Responsible for running the sound board during worship services and special events.




Graphic Design


Help to design materials to spread the word and create engagement for events and activities.




SEO


Help us build and online presence and spread the word.




Communications Support


Assist the Communications Director with various media outlets like social media, print, community calendars, press releases and more.




Website Design & Support


Assist the LCR Webmaster





Mindfulness Community

Contemplative Worship


Lead, assist with or participate activily with our monthly worship service that emphasizes comtemplation and meditation. The worship service takes place on the second Tuesday evening of each month at 7:00 p.m.




Yoga


Lead or participate in weekly group that integrates yoga movement and practice with Christian teaching and principals.





 
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