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Membership Information

Please contact Nancy Brinkman, our Welcoming & Caring Ministries Coordinator, if you wish to become a member of Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer.  You can also leave your name, address and telephone number at the Welcome Center or by calling the church office. 605-886-2696

Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer receives new members three times during the year.  Even before you join, we invite you to participate fully in the life of the congregation: to grow as a follower of Jesus, to worship regularly, to be in community with others, and to give generously.

The process for receiving new members looks like this:

  • Lutheran Basics Class will be held prior to reception for those coming from a non-Lutheran background or for those wanting a refresher course.
  • An Orientation & Luncheon will be held for a time to learn more about Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer and meet the Staff and other members.
  • Reception into membership at whichever service works best for you and/or your family.

Every “New Member” family unit is assigned to a Faith & Care Team. During this month, you are asked to help in one of several areas. These include: Greeters, Ushers, Lectors, Communion Assistants, Coffee Servers, Bringing and Serving Food for special events such as funerals, etc.  A letter with detailed explanation will be provided in the New Member Packet received at the Orientation.