4301 Brown’s Point Blvd NE Tacoma, WA 98422 churchoffice@resurrectionlutherantacoma.org 253-927-3301

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Resurrection Lutheran Church

4301 Brown’s Point Blvd NE

Tacoma, WA  98422

253-927-3301

Pastor Karen Bates Olson

pastor@resurrectionlutherantacoma.org

Elaine Twogood, Katie Olson, Admin Assistants

churchoffice@resurrectionlutherantacoma.org

In care for one another, we are following protocols and mandates on masking, physical distancing, and reopening. We do not yet have a set date for physically reopening the church building. However, the church is always active, as God is always among us. Check out this webpage, and contact us with any questions.

All are invited to our online Family Fun Camp (VBS) the week of August 31st . Our theme is “Jesus Makes me a Happy Camper!” Links to song, Bible thought, stories, crafts, environmental activities, and making family meals, and treats will be provided 3 times during the week for viewing at any time. Register here at https://familyfuncamp.app.rsvpify.com/.

Family Fun Camp staff will be at church from 10:00-6:00 Saturday August 29th and Sunday August 30 socially distanced and masked, to get greet you and give out supplies. First 24 who registrants get a backpack full of fun camping things.

Family Fun Camp is free to all

WORSHIP

We worship at 10:00 on Sunday mornings, and Wednesday Vespers from 7:00-7:20. Morning prayer service is also available. To join livestream Sunday and Wednesday worship join in one of two ways. Facebook-Resurrection Lutheran Tacoma; Youtube Resurrection Lutheran ELCA.

Click the online worship tap above for links to all our past worship services at any time. A link to live-stream worship will be coming soon. Keep checking back for details.

Our worship services are liturgically relaxed.  We follow the church year as a way of immersing ourselves in the ways and teachings of Christ and sing music from across time and across the globe.  Our dedicated and energetic Worship Team leads us in song.  We joyfully baptize infants, children, and adults into the faith, and celebrate the Sacrament of Holy Communion on a weekly basis.

GATHER

We are a Reconciling in Christ Congregation. As such, we uphold the words of the Apostle Paul:  “In Christ, there is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female.”  (Galatians 3:28) Christ has made us all one.  We believe that this oneness extends to all persons regardless of gender identity, race, color, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identities, or religious, economic, or political affiliation.

All are Welcome!

GROW

We grow in the grace given in Christ and his call to service through:

Regular Worship.

A Monday morning 11:00 Bible Study offered when we are not physically distanced.

Faith Conversation offered via Zoom Thursday nights at 6:30. Contact the Church Office at 9273301 if you are interested in joining.

A Choir for children offered over zoom 3:00 on Wednesdays. Contact the Church Office at 9273301 if you are interested.

A Choir for High Schoolers-Adults offered in non-quarantine times.

Events featuring speakers on a variety of topics related to Christian growth and outreach.

Energetic and Open Fellowship and Outreach.

GO

In this time of physical distancing, we are collecting food for the Food Bank in a Bin located right outside the front doors of the church. Food is delivered to the Food Bank on a weekly basis.  In the quarantine, our church office is open from 10-2 on Mondays and Thursdays.  Congregationally-made masks are available to take in the Fellowship Hall, along with patterns and materials for making them.

Outside of quarantine, we provide Bags for the Homeless, Support NorthEast Tacoma Healthy Kids Coalition, Make Quilts for people around the world through ELCA World Hunger; Collect Food For the Food Bank; Support the Ministry Peace Lutheran, Tacoma, does for people who need Shelter and Food; participate in our ELCA’s “God’s Work; Our Hands” outreach once a year; and in August, offer a week long “Family Fun Camp” (or VBS) for the community.

Please all the church office at 253-927-3301 or contact Pastor Karen at pastor@resurrectionlutheranchurchtacoma.org with any questions.  All are welcome!

Links

We are members of the southwest Washington Synod of the ELCA:

https://lutheranssw.org/

And the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America

https://www.elca.org/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_campaign=2018-elca-branded&gclid=CjwKCAjwh472BRAGEiwAvHVfGgzI9k2ATGRYRqt47y0U87VQzM496OwKz3M7krAriYQxCS2KaZ9v1BoCn50QAvD_BwE

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Other Links

Lutheran Community Services

Lutheran Disaster Response

https://www.elca.org/Our-Work/Relief-and-Development/Lutheran-Disaster-Response