Coronavirus Update

Are you ready to get out and into summer? Join us for worship at the lake, beginning May 24 at 9am.
Memorial Park on Lake Kampeska.

Temporary Office Hours During COVID-19

The Church Office will be staffed Monday—Friday 9:00am—3:00pm.

Please note, you may still contact the Church Office during regular business hours (M-F  8:30am-5:00pm) as we will have the phone line forwarded to a church staff member.

LCOOR Staff and Leaders are creatively continuing ministries as we journey together in faith through this time of COVID-19.

Please know that we are keeping you and everyone in our prayers as we go through this unusual time.

Pastor Kent, along with friends, Olivia and Aiden, would like to invite you to Parking Lot Worship at Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer beginning this Sunday at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Just drive into the lot, tune your car radio to 88.7 FM and share in worship. This Sunday there will be a special treat for each carload as we share a Blessing of Our Church Family.
Worship is still available online on Facebook and YouTube and on KXLG Radio, 99.1 FM at 10 a.m. each Sunday morning.
Youth Director, Philip Lickei, finds his inner Mr. Rogers/Bob Ross, PBS voice to share with us what’s going on in Youth Ministry at Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer in a tongue-in-cheek way. 
Do you ever wonder what to pray or how to pray? Pastor Kent has some pointers that may be of assist. Hint: think “tacos”!
LCOOR member Deb Shephard shares words of wisdom and faith, as we all face the challenges of COVID-19. Keep the faith, friends!
We celebrated Holy Humor Sunday yesterday where members of our congregation submitted jokes to help spread some cheer. We had so many jokes we wanted to share, the Holy Humor is spilling over to Monday. We hope you get a giggle or two!
When we can’t be together physically, the LCOOR ministry stays connected in other ways. Welcoming and Caring Coordinator Twila describes the new way of doing ministry, communicating that God has not forgotten you and neither has the church.
Hear from two of our graduating seniors, Belle and Sophie, how COVID-19 has and has not changed their lives. These are but two among dozens of faithful, active young people in our ministry.
We could all use a good laugh right about now. The Sunday after Easter is sometimes called “Holy Hilarity Sunday.” We’d like to hear your best joke and use it Sunday. Take a video of yourself or someone you are physically distancing with telling a knee-splapper and send it to Robbyn at
In this holiest of weeks Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer invites you to worship with us throughout Holy Week. Join us for Maundy Thursday worship at 6:00 p.m. on April 8th. Then join us for Good Friday worship on April 9th at 6:00 p.m. Holy Week culminates in a celebration of Jesus’ resurrection with worship at 10:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 12th. Here’s Robbyn to tell you more!
Worship with us this Palm Sunday online or via KXLG at 10am,  and then spread the word: drive to the church 11am – 1pm Sunday, and be safely greeted and handed a palm branch.
“The Psalmist sings, ‘Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth; break forth into joyous song and sing praises.’ How is music helping you through this unusual time?”
In the disruption of life, the constant remains, Jesus Christ. Sandy Albertsen talks about the importance
of faith and the need to support one another during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Watertown Sandwich Ministry has been providing approximately 185 sack lunches 3 times per week and delivering them to “hungry places” for 4 years. Nyla Bergen will tell you about it.
What does youth ministry look like while practicing social distancing? Phil shares how he’s keeping connected with our young people.
Dr. Clark Likness shares information concerning COVID-19 and our faithful response to this crisis.
“He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” Micah 6/8
Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer’s 40 Days of Listening asks us to laugh. Social distancing just might make that a bit more important. It might even be a sort of prayer. Laugh along with us!
Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer invites you to keep connected as best you can, through prayer, friendship and digitally!
A message of hope and ministry report from Pastor Kent and Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, Watertown, SD.
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March 17, 2020