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Special Year-end ELS Offering

Our delegates and pastors at 2019 convention set a base budget of $760,000 for gifts from congregations to our ELS missions and ministries for 2020. In addition, the convention earmarked all gifts over this amount to help provide funding to the Board for Lutheran Schools. $790,000 is our total goal for congregational offerings.   Please note the…

New Washington State Restriction on Public Worship

Lakewood Lutheran Church officers have agreed that the following announcement should also apply at our congregation. Congregational singing even while wearing face coverings is being forbidden until December 14. In compliance, the Parkland Lutheran Church officers have put into effect the following policy for our public services: The pastor/soloist while masked will sing stanzas from…

Midweek Advent Services at Our Redeemer and Parkland

Lakewood Lutheran Church is not gathering this year for midweek Advent services, but members and friends may still join services this season at our sister congregations. This year’s midweek Advent services will be held on Wednesdays at 5:00 pm (Our Redeemer Lutheran Church) and 6:30 pm  (Parkland Lutheran Church) on December 2, 9, and 16. Please…

Christmas at Bethany

The Music Department of Bethany Lutheran College will present a musical celebration of the season Christmas at Bethany. Join the Bethany family from near and far in enjoying this well-loved tradition from the comfort of your home. December 6, 2020 at 11:30 am you will find the video and program at blc.edu/christmas. Bethany staff is…

ELS Military Monument

The Evangelical Lutheran Synod is raising funds for a planned military monument to be built at Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, Minnesota. You may have attempted to watch the 3.5 minute video about this project, but the original site was corrupted. We would encourage you to check it out at this site for a full…

Lutheran Sentinel Online

The electronic version of the latest Lutheran Sentinel is now available here: https://els.org/about/ls/lutheran-sentinel-archive/ You can also read the Sentinel right on this website! Find it by scrolling to the bottom of the Home page. This is the popular periodical of our church body, the Evangelical Lutheran Synod. It contains educational and devotional material, as well as…

Military Devotion-Plans

“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the LORD, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” (Jeremiah 29:11) An old saying declares, “If you want God to laugh, tell him your plans.” More than one person has decided this is true. The…

Enrolling for 2019-2020 School Year

Enroll NOW for the 2019-2020 School Year. Our School begins at age 30 months through 4th Grade, call to inquire!  We have sibling rates and a military discount!  We work jointly with our sister schools, Parkland Lutheran School and Evergreen Lutheran High School.  Please ask us about educating all your children. (253) 584-4615