Resurrection Lutheran Church   4301 Browns Point Boulevard NE

Tacoma, WA 98422


Please leave a phone message outside of office hours, 9-2 Monday-Thursday.

(Messages are checked regularly.)



Pastor Karen Bates Olson

Elvis Tucker, Administrative Assistant


We are members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America,


and the Southwest Washington Synod of the ELCA,



We gather for Word and Sacrament Worship  Sunday mornings at 10:00.


  The movements and sounds of children are welcomed and celebrated.


We are a Reconciling in Christ community of faith.  All people  are welcome as full participants in the body, regardless of race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, or religious, economic, or political affiliation.


Morning Prayer is also offered Wednesday mornings from 7:00-7:20 a.m.


Worship through the Holiday Season:

Thanksgiving Eve, Wednesday November 22, 7:00 p.m.– pie fellowship following!

Hanging of the Greens, Sunday, December 3, 7:00 p.m.- decorate the sanctuary for Christmas and hear and sing carols and songs of the season!

Children’s Christmas Pageant Christmas Eve, December 24, 10:00 a.m.

Christmas Eve Candlelight Worship, December 24, 5:30 and 11:00 p.m.


 Pastor Karen will lead a
for all who are interested.
 (Lower-Voiced women are also welcome to join in.)
We will rehearse 
Sunday, November 19, from 7:00-8:00,
and Sunday, November 26 from 7:00-8:00.  
The choir will then perform once, at the Hanging of the Greens Service, Sunday, December 3, at 7:00 p.m.  
 Pieces are “God Rest Ye, Merry Gentlemen,” and “Masters in the Hall.”  
 Questions, contact Pr Karen at pastor@resurrectionlutherantacoma.org.  
All are welcome!


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Do not be daunted by the enormity of the world’s grief. Do justice, now. Love mercy, now. Walk humbly, now. You are not obligated to complete the work, but neither are you free to abandon it.–  The Talmud



Our Mission:  Gather, Grow, Go!


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 The two chief things are faith and love. Faith receives the good; love gives the good.
Faith offers us God as our own; love gives  us . . . (our) neighbor  . . . . 
– Martin Luther