We have come to know and to believe
the love that God has for us.
1 John 4:16

Ministries

Congregational Singing Practice

Update: Our next scheduled congregational singing practice will be Wednesday, April 12, at 5:00 PM. Our experience with music has changed over the centuries. Lutheran services have made heavy and constant use of music to beautify the service and support the preaching of the gospel and the response of the congregation. This kind of service…

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…

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.…

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…

Hi There, I’m Pastor Jacobsen

Greetings to you with God’s peace through our Lord Jesus. I’ve now been living in Lakewood since late August, 2020. But meetings in person have been strictly limited by caution and rules from on high. That probably creates some mystery or even curiosity about this new guy from Oregon (me). So let me introduce myself…