Pastor Denny is a retired ELCA pastor who joined us as our interim senior pastor in June 2019. Denny and his wife Winnie have returned their hometown after years of ministry in Texas, Missouri, Kansas, Minnesota and Iowa.
Katie is our Youth Minister. She loves Jesus, children, music, books, friends, and her family. She has a heart for missions, and has been working with orphans at Camp Chisomo in Malawi, Africa since 2010.
Marcia is our Volunteer Coordinator. She and her husband Larry have raised two children and now get to enjoy their 4 grandchildren. Marcia is an avid Iowa State fan and can often be found in Ames during football season!
Emily has been a secretary and receptionist at Resurrection since 2003. She is responsible for worship slides, mailings, and answering the phone. Emily loves music, reading, naps, social dancing, and this fine planet.
Evelyn started working at Resurrection in 2008 and now serves as the Treasurer & Office Manager. She volunteers pretty much everywhere at the church and sings with the Wednesday evening worship team. Her hobbies are watercolor painting, her garden, and her grandchildren.
Cari started as the Director of Connections in late 2019. She is responsible for marketing and communications. She also serves as the Wednesday Evening Song worship team coordinator. Cari loves hiking, kayaking, photography, music and activies with her family.
Ruth is one of our organists for the First Light Traditional Service, and also accompanies the Resurrection Choir and the Galileans Choir. Genealogy is Ruth's hobby and she works at the Cedar Rapids Area Genealogy Library as well as serving on the board of the Genealogical Society of Linn County.
Cheryl is one of our organists for the First Light Traditional Service.
Tyler is the director of the Resurrection Choir.
Laurie is the director of the Resurrection Ringers. She has a music degree from Wartburg College and gives piano lessons in her music studio in her home. She and her husband, Kent, and daughters, Kendrie and Kylee, live in Marion.
Barb is the director for the Galilean's women's choir.
Wayne is the director for The King's Men choir. Wayne's church life includes singing/directing, discussion and study groups, making communion wine, and helping with anything needed before or during worship. His passions range from solving the latest technical problem to sharing the Gospel in fresh ways.
Matthew is the accompanist for the Evening Song worship team, and also plays piano for the With Faith worship team. Matthew was baptized and grew up at LCR and is very happy to serve in the music ministry of his home congregation. He has also joined Emmanuel Academies' 5-Year Pastoral Leadership Degree Program.
Lori is the accompanist for The King's Men choir.
Joan volunteers as LCR's recording secretary. A member for most of her life, Joan has done almost everything at our church. Joan and her husband have two grown sons. She was a longtime employee at Rockwell Collins, working in many areas of accounting, and retired as an Accounting Manager.
Jennifer works in the nursery.
Amanda works in the nursery.
Linda started working in the nursery in January, 2020. She also volunteers in many ways at LCR. Linda enjoys playing bells in the Resurrection Ringers group and playing piano.
Marsie is one of our custodians.
Dave is one of our custodians. He enjoys Hawkeye football and wrestling, spending time with family, and cooking.