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Lord of Life Church, Organization Sunday

Lord of Life Church, Organization Sunday

On February Lord of Life Lutheran Church officially became a church in the LCA (Lutheran Church in America).

Breaking ground for the new church, 1971

Pastor Danielson breaks ground for the site of the new church building om March

Lord of Life's Youth Group, 1969

Members of the first youth group gather for a photo on April The Youth Group continues to be an active and vital part of the Lord of Life community.

Lord of Life Youth Group, 1996

From the first youth group in 1969 to the present, Lord of Life Church has sponsored activities including social outings, service projects and mission trips for its younger members.

Pastor Danielson and the first Council

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Baptismal font, Lord of Life Lutheran Church

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First Sunday School, April 20, 1969

From its inception, the Lord of Life Lutheran Church has offered Sunday school for its children.

Lord of Life Lutheran Church Sign

Before the congregation had a church building, they gathered for worship at Gower West Elementary School.

Under Construction, 1971

The congregation began the process of building a church on what is now 725 Street, Darien, Illinois.

Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 1971

The sign in front of the new church building informs people that Sunday school is held at a.

Organ Dedication and Hymn Festival, 1998

Johnson, Director of Music, stands next to the new organ. for a special service to dedicate the new organ and to celebrate with a hymn festival.

Land for the new church building, 1971

Members walk the property that will become the site of the new church building.

New Baptismal Font

Marge Cantrell stands in front of the baptismal font which holds the baptismal bowl which she made.

35th Anniversary Cake

The Lord of Life Church members know how to celebrate! This beautiful cake commemorated the church's anniversary in

Pastor Susan Gerow

Reverend Susan Gerow was the Lord of Life Church's first female pastor. During her tenure at Lord of Life Church, she received a doctorate in ministry from the Lutheran School of Theology.

45th Anniversary

On September Lord of Life Lutheran Church celebrated its anniversary.