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Lakewood Lutheran Church Celebrates 75 Years

Seventy-five years ago on November 27, 28, and 29 services were held in Lakewood by missionaries representing the Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Those gatherings grew into Lakewood Lutheran Church. We will celebrate God’s blessings over that time on Sunday, November 28, with a service at 3 PM using the forward-looking theme, “Thy Word Shall Fortify us…

Quarterly Meeting Planned on Tuesday, October 12

Members of Lakewood Lutheran Church will meet at 5 PM on October 12, 2021 for our next quarterly meeting. Items for consideration include our organization under a church council format, the potential calling of at least one teacher for the next school year, and maintenance needs on the property. There may be other items, but…

How to Find and Join our Services on YouTube

Your Options: Subscribe to our YouTube channel. Then when you are logged in have YouTube up, you will see when we are streaming. If you are on an unusual device, read below. Members at Lakewood Lutheran — use the link sent out by email before each service. It takes you directly to the streaming video.…

Strategic Planning

Many members of Lakewood Lutheran have expressed a desire to see our congregation thrive. Can you be more specific about what you would like to see in the next 3-4 years or so? Please plan to attend a meeting Friday, August 20 to talk about the things we face: strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. Then…

Summer, 2021 Rummage Sale

Our community is invited to visit a rummage sale on August 5-7, 2021. Church members and school families are invited to support the sale including setup and cleanup. Donors of items may drop them off earlier in the week from August 2 through 4.

July, 2021 Voters Meeting

The annual voters’ meeting for Lakewood Lutheran Church is scheduled on Tuesday, July 27, at 4:30 PM. We can meet in the basement, though it may be necessary to reconfigure the chairs and tables before and after to accommodate the summer enrichment meeting there on weekdays.

Congregational Strategic Planning

When a congregation has long-term goals, it should also have a plan to reach them. This is a strategic plan. These days, long term can mean just two or three years out. Some of our members have expressed certain goals that may be important to our congregation. Our synod’s counselor for missions and evangelism has…

First Look at Helping Survivors

Abuse is a natural outgrowth of our sinful condition. As Christians, we may care for one another and our neighbors by taking steps to prevent abuse, supporting survivors of abuse, and bringing renewal through our Lord’s forgiveness. I am excited to let you know about an online event from Kingdom Workers that helps you see…

A Biologist Talks Evolution

The following article was written by Dr. Doyle Holbird, who teaches at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN. It may also be obtained in a printable PDF format. Throughout history there have been many stories attempting to explain how humans and all other living things came to exist. Today there are three main positions regarding…