Resources

The Latest Word – Monthly Newsletter

Click here to download our monthly newsletter.

Sermons & Bulletins

Click here to download our recent bulletins and listen to the sermons.

Simply Giving

Authorization Form

A number of Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer members are giving electronically through a program called, “Simply Giving”.  It is safe, convenient and confidential. You decide the amount and the frequency of contributions. For more information contact Jodi Spilde in the church office (886-2696).

Simply Giving is a simple way to make your regular church contributions.  The program is designed to help you conveniently, consistently and joyfully give financial gifts to LCOOR ministries.  The program helps the church because of consistent, predictable income.

Please prayerfully consider this giving opportunity.

Online Giving

Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer is excited to announce that you can now manage your giving online!  Giving online is easy and allows you to set up one-time giving or automatic recurring contributions and view your complete online giving history from anywhere you have access to the Internet.   We invite you to Go Green and use our secure, online giving page.

Simply follow these easy steps:

1. Click on this link to online giving page,

2. Click on the Create Profile button (this step will only need to be done once), then

3. Follow the onscreen instructions to create an online profile and to schedule your one-time or recurring contribution.

Credit Card Giving and Purchasing

The church council has been discussing this for several months, because of fewer people using cash and checks.  Council believes we need to find another way for people to contribute.

The church now uses an iPad, card swipe attachment and a program called Square, which enables you to, at the church office during the week or at the Welcome Center on Sundays, give offerings, pay pre-school tuition, purchase Scrip and  pay for various fund-raisers with credit card.

Please note: there is a 2.83 % fee for each transaction that is added to your credit card amount.  For example, if you choose to give $100 to the church using your credit card, your statement will show a $102.83 charge.

The online payment option for giving regular offerings using “Simply Giving” is still the best option because of the low fees and automatic withdrawal option.

Weddings

Wedding Planner 2021

Acolyte Training Video

Video

Church Council Meeting Minutes

Click here for the Minutes of the Council Meetings.

Annual Report

2020 Annual Report (3.07MB)

Annual Report 2019 (3.58MB)

Annual Report 2018 (9.7MB)

Constitution & By-Laws

Constitution-Bylaws … Ratified 1-20-2013 (295KB)

Daily Devotions

Registration Forms

Click here to find the list of our registrations and forms.

Timmerman Scholarship

Three scholarships, in the amount of $500.00, will be given to a Watertown High School graduate who is a member of Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer, Watertown, SD.  Applicants for this scholarship must enroll in one of the six (6) state supported educational institutions of higher education or in one of the four (4) state supported technical colleges. More information is available on page 1 of the application. 2021 Application/Criteria for Timmerman Scholarship

2020 Scholarship Recipients

  • Tyler Althoff
  • Megan Dockter
  • Cooper Heiser

Links

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Church Council Meeting Minutes

May 11, 2021 (350KB) April 13, 2021 (465KB) March 9, 2021 (509KB) February 9, 2021 (477KB) January 12, 2021 (259KB) December 8, 2020 (295KB) November 10, 2020 (295KB) October 13, 2020 (248KB) September 8, 2020 (4616KB) August 11, 2020 (460KB) July 14, 2020 (554KB) June 9, 2020 (494KB) May 12, 2020 (495KB) April 14, 2020 …

Links

Here are some links that we think you may find useful. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Lutherans Outdoors of South Dakota South Dakota Synod Lutheran World Relief Global Health Ministries

Newsletters

The Latest Word Monthly Publication of Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer Please feel free to download our monthly newsletter. June-July 2021 May 2021 April 2021 (5175 KB) March 2021 (4.43 MB) February 2021 (3.11MB) January 2021 (3.12MB) December 2020 (2.66MB) November 2020 (4.18MB) October 2020 (3.45MB) September 2020 (3.26MB) August 2020 (3.15MB) July 2020 (2.7MB) …

Registrations & Forms

VBS Adventure Day (Tuesday, August 3  10am-2pm) entering PreK-2nd Grade VBS Adventure Day (Wednesday, August 4  9am-3pm) entering Grades 3-5 Church School Registration … Coming Soon! 7th/8th Grade Confirmation Workshops Registration … Coming Soon! LCOOR Preschool Registration Form 2021-22 Simply Giving Authorization Form

Sermons & Bulletins

Here you will find the latest Worship Bulletins and be able to watch the Service. Sunday, July 25 Watch the Service – Bulletin Saturday, July 24 Watch the Service – Bulletin Sunday, July 18 Watch the Service – Bulletin Sunday, July 11 Watch the Service – Bulletin Sunday, July 4 Watch the Service – Bulletin  Sunday, …