Adult Faith Development

Sundays| 9:15 AM

We will offer three choices for abiding in the Word on Sunday mornings, January 5th-February 23rd.

Starting March 1st - NEW OFFERINGS!

  • Jan 5th - Feb 23rd - Discover Series: Revelation (study will be held in the back of the Fellowship Hall)
    • Worried about scary images in the book of Revelation? Not sure how to understand the message in the book?  The Revelation study is a good opportunity to grow.
    • Based on a study series by Professor Craig Koester, Luther Seminary - St. Paul, MN; a Lutheran theologian and recognized expert on the book of Revelation
    • Discussion before and after video presentation
    • Don't worry about missing a Sunday - review materials will be made available
  • March 1 - April 5 - Discover Series - God's People, Then and Now - with Duane Rinderknecht
    • Are the Jews still God's people? Come and learn their history, and how the world views them today.
  • Jan 5th - Feb 23rd - Discipleship Series: Making Sense of Scripture (study will be held in the Church Lounge)
    • Pastor Denny will lead us through conversations about seven major questions about the Bible, such as, "What Is the Bible?"
    • Based on a study series by David J. Lose, a Lutheran theologian and  senior pastor of Mount Olivet Lutheran Church in Minneapolis
  • March 1 - April 5 - Discipleship Series - Twelve Ordinary Men
    • When you take a fresh look at the disciples, you'll be faced with a stunning fact: The men the Savior chose were ordinary. Hopelessly human. Remarkably unremarkable. But they were available and obedient to the the Master's call. And, under Jesus' teaching and touch, they became a force that forever changed the world. . . Walk in their shoes. You'll understand their doubts and hopes. And you'll hear the power of Jesus' word in a whole new way.
  • Jan 5th - Feb 23rd - Doing Series: Unwrap Your Spiritual Gifts (study will be held in the Conference Room)
    • This study will help you explore and discover the spiritual gifts God has given you.
    • Topics include, "What Does God Want Me to Do With My Life?" and "Unwrapping Your Gifts Package"
  • March 1 (12 week series)  Doing Series: Run For God - with Bob Read
    • This is a 12 week Bible study that allows runners to combine faith and endurance training.  This study would prepare runners for the Marion Arts 5K on May 16th.  A majority of our meetings will be face to face with some weeks meeting through digital means due to my schedule.  If interested email Bob Read at for further information. 


(55+ Group)

PEP (People Enjoying People) is a new ministry designed to help those 55+ become better acquainted with old friends, make some new ones, and extend an invitation for LCR members, non-members, family & friends to enjoy activities together.


There will be one event each month, and the type of event will change as different leaders volunteer to plan the events. Check the church calendar to find out what’s happening this month!


Small Groups

There are a variety of small groups for folks of all ages and experiences. Check the church calendar to find a small group that meets at a time that works for you!

Lifetree Cafe

Fridays| 12:00 PM

Lifetree Café is an hour-long, interactive video experience featuring real people’s real stories, guided conversation, biblical insights, and time to connect with people on a deeper level.

Brewing Up the Bible

2nd Wednesday | 7:30 PM

You’re invited to a no-pressure, casual, and fun way to connect with God and your neighbors!


Brewing Up the Bible is a gathering of all those who want to enjoy a cold beverage and conversation about everyday life and what the Bible and God might have to say about it all. Meets at Zio Johnos in Marion at 7:30pm on Wednesdays.