Author Archive for kevinjones

One Last Note…

What a blessing the people of Resurrection have been to me, Amy, Nathan and Sara. Thank you for such a thoughtful and meaningful send-off. Thank you for the overwhelmingly generous gifts that will remind us of our time together. And thank you for the cards and letters which have been both humbling and uplifting. You will remain in our thoughts and prayers in the years to come.

With a Peace of the Spirit

July 2014 Crosstalk & Calendar

Website-Banner 2

In the July 2014 issue of Crosstalk you will find information about Elementary Day Camp; Youth Mission Trips; and summer opportunities for adults in Faith Development, fellowship, and service. Just click on the links below to open a printable PDF version of our monthly newsletter and calendar of church events. Enjoy!

July 2014 Crosstalk Newsletter

July 2014 Calendar of Church Events

June 2014 Crosstalk & Calendar

Website-Banner 2

In the June 2014 Crosstalk: Results from the Adult Faith Formation survey, information on Pastor Dennis’ sabbatical, opportunities for summer service, ministry and fellowship, how to register youth for Preschool VBS and Elementary Day Camp, plus the usual information on what has happened and is going to happen at LCR. Just click on the links below to open a downloadable and printable copy of the Crosstalk and Calendar.

June 2014 Crosstalk Newsletter

June 2014 Calendar of Church Events


If you would like to receive the monthly newsletter from Lutheran Church of the Resurrection via email send your request to

Summer Worship Hours


8:15 First Light Worship

10:15 Summer Song Worship

6:00 Evening Song Worship

May 2014 Crosstalk & Calendar

Website-Banner 2

In the May Crosstalk: Ministry opportunities at EWALU and Habitat for Humanity, Registration info for Preschool VBS and Summer Daycamp, Summer Fellowship fun on LCR Golf League or Co-Ed Slow Pitch softball team, End of year schedules for Wednesday night youth programs and so much more! Click the links below to open downloadable  and printable PDF versions of the Crosstalk and the church calendar.

May 2014 Crosstalk Newsletter

May 2014 Calendar of Church Events

LCR Golf League


Golfers, now is your chance to join our fellowship 2014 Two Person Team, Best Shot Golf League. Put together a two-person golf team (men, women, LCR members, and friends of all ages) for golf and fellowship. We’ll play Sunday afternoons starting at 1 pm at Hunters Ridge from May 11 through July 13. Team fees of $60 each will support prizes for all golfers, and an awards banquet after the league-end tournament will be played Sunday, July 13, 2014. Hunters Ridge is giving this league an 18 hole green fee of $30 which includes cart and range balls.

Team sign up deadline will be April 20th, 2014 for the first 12 teams. (Signup sheets are on the bulletin board.) For more information you can contact Marcia Edwards or Rick Siefken

Holy Week Worship


Holy Week worship services will be observed at Lutheran Church of the Resurrection the week of April 13-20. Members, family, friends and members of the community are welcome to attend any and all of the services which dramatize the week leading up to Jesus’ death and resurrection.

Passion Sunday, April 13th. Recount the dramatic entry into Jerusalem and look forward to the events of the week with Jesus’ arrest, trial and crucifixion. Regular Sunday worship times: 8:15, 9:45 & 11:00

Maundy Thursday, April 17th, 7:00 pm. The story of Jesus’ last meal with his disciples before his death will be retold and we will share in this meal with Holy Communion. We will also be welcoming many youth for their first communion.

Good Friday, April 18th, 7:00 pm. We will hear again the description of Jesus’ death and watch a video from The 24 Hours that Changed the World. We will get a firsthand look at the traditional location of the cross and grave in the Holy Land.

Easter Sunday, April 20th. Our celebration worship centers around the good news of Jesus’ resurrection and the promise of new life that follows death. Three services will be held at our usual Sunday worship times of 8:15 (traditional) and 9:45 & 11:00 (contemporary). An Easter Breakfast will be provided by the High School students going on the summer mission trip beginning at 9:00.

LCR Bookstore Closing


The LCR Bookstore, which has operated in the small room near the Welcome Center for the past eight years, is closing. When we moved to the new building ten years ago our research showed that operating a small bookstore would be advantageous to the people of the congregation. Since the bookstore opened, online shopping at sites like Amazon or Barnes & Noble and the use of e-reading devices like the Kindle have increased exponentially making it easier for people to buy faith-based literature almost anywhere at any time. Sales of books through the bookstore have been extremely sluggish.

Because of these trends it was decided that it would be wiser to use the space as an additional class room and small group meeting room. Half of the cabinet/shelving units will be relocated to the Conference Room for storage and the remaining cabinets will be used to house materials for our small group ministries.

The Fair Trade items (coffee, tea and chocolates) will also be discontinued when the current supply runs out. In the meantime you can continue to purchase these items at the Welcome Center window on Sunday mornings or by stopping by the church during regular office hours.

We thank you for your support of the bookstore and hope that the new space is a benefit to many in the congregation.

April 2014 Crosstalk & Calendar

Website-Banner 2

In the April Crosstalk: Information on Holy Week Observances, Easter Celebrations & worship services, a new online study group, summer golf league, a presentation by the Germany  tour group, and more. Oh so much more. Just click on the links below to download a printable PDF file of the newsletter and calendar of events.

April 2014 Crosstalk Newsletter

April 2014 Calendar of Church Events

March 2014 Crosstalk & Calendar

Website-Banner 2

In the March 2014 Issue of Crosstalk:

Worship information and Adult Faith formation classes for the season of Lent, 2014 Council Assignments, Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group, Pictures from the Feb 23 African Cultural Event with Shadreck Galatiya, and all the usual bits of fascinating info about things happening at LCR.

March 2014 Crosstalk Newsletter

March 2014 Calendar of church events