We Share Christ's Love Through...

Caring
Card Ministry
Welcome visitors with postcards. Sending cards to those who are ill and sympathy cards to those who have lost a love one.
Contact: Carole Callahan at (618) 345-0289

Elmwood Project
OLLC members bring the love of Christ to our neighbors at Elmwood Nursing Home with creative programs to engage the residents.
Contact: Carol Gocken at cgocken@yahoo.com

Prayer Board Ministry
Update Prayer Board with requests for prayer and posts pictures of those receiving the prayers.
Contact: Jodi Becker at jodi4810@att.net

Prayer Chain
Receive Prayer Requests in the church office, which are then placed on the electronic phone tree. Then the team will include these requests in their prayers.
Contact: Loretta Wiliams at (618) 345-5692 or love2haveu@ourlords.org

Stephen Ministry
Stephen Ministry is a program of lay pastoral counseling and care-giving founded. Stephen Ministry team members will walk beside a hurting person while they are having a struggle.
Contact: Pastor John Lottes

Education
Adult Education Classes
"Genesis to Revelation" on Monday mornings at 10:00am and "The Crusades" at 9:30am Adult Sunday School - Dona Racich - dracich@sbcglobal.net
Contact: Dona Racich

Bible Study Classes
Morning Glories Bible Study - Debby Gunderson, Questions Bible Study - Dona Racich, Men's Bible Study Bible Crunchers

Confirmation
Confirmation provides a lifelong faith foundation for youth in grades 6-7-8 and prepares these youth for full membership in the Body of Christ, culminating in the Rite of Confirmation.
Contact: Ed Foppe at steeringteam@ourlords.org

Cradle Roll
OLLC supports families with children birth through 3 years old with faith formation.
Contact: Susan Peterson at SPeterson@madcotitle.com

Education Summit
Members from the various educational ministries meet quarterly to reflect and plan.
Contact: Karen Tilashalski at klt@charter.net

High School Sunday School
Christian Education for high school youth.
Contact: Debby Gunderson at debbygunderson@charter.net

Sunday School
Christian education for children preschool through 5th grade.
Contact: Tom Stienmann at tomsteinmann@sbcglobal.net

Vacation Bible School
A once a year experience of learning, singing and growing in Christ together.
Contact: Dana Callahan at layministry@ourlords.org

Fellowship
Day Trippers
Provides a social outlet for retired adults or any others who desire to participate. Guests are always welcome!
Contact: Meg Oberlag or Marcine Lemke

Elmwood Project
OLLC members bring the love of Christ to our neighbors at Elmwood Nursing Home with creative programs to engage the residents.
Contact: Carol Gocken at cgocken@yahoo.com

High School Youth Group
Guide and minister to the high school youth at Our Lord's.
Contact: Kathy Hoelscher at kah2003@att.net

Homecoming Ministry Team
Plans the various events associated with Homecoming/Rally Day, a celebration that occurs in September each year. Included in these various events are outdoor worship, lunch, games, and fellowship.

Kitchen Ministry Team
The Kitchen Ministry Team provides service through food and fellowship. This team prepares food for annual meetings, soup suppers, and other events as needed. The Kitchen Ministry Team is also responsible for maintaining and purchasing various supplies and miscellaneous items for the kitchen.
Contact: Ginger Trucano at (618) 344-6687 or gtrucano@att.net

Late Boomers
A team from the Baby Boom generation that gathers monthly for food, fellowship, and encouragement of one another. They also give back to the church, community, provide support to others in the congregation, and serve other local non-profit organizations.
Contact: Lori Fremder or Lori Messina at grefremder@gmail.com

Office Angels
Office angels are responsible for assembling the Worship Bulletins, Newsletters and a variety of mailings, while sharing fellowship with each other. Will occasionally stuff/ unstuff mailboxes.
Contact: Loretta Wiliams at (618) 345-5692 or love2haveu@ourlords.org

Serendipity Book Club
Members meet monthly to review books of their choosing.
Contact: Marcine Lemke at jmlemke@charter.net

Service
"Fair Trade ", Equal Exchange
Our Lord's offers "FAIR TRADE" merchandise for sale at fair prices in support of small farmers around the world, and educates its members of Lutheran World Relief's (LWR) involvement and support.
Contact: Mike Williams at VABLU2@aol.com

Altar Guild
The Altar Guild prepares communion elements and takes care of paraments, banners and other sanctuary fixtures.
Contact: Laura Schoenecker at (618) 692-7133

Casserole Care
Casserole Care delivers casseroles and meals to church members who need help preparing their own food.
Contact: Julie Gruber & Dora Clawges at (618) 345-1819

Christmas With Our Neighbors
Organizes gift purchasing and celebrating Christmas morning with our neighbors at Elmwood Nursing Home.
Contact: Karen Tilashalski

Creation Care
To encourage respect for the enviroment by reviewing the impact of the church's operation and activities on God's creation.
Contact: Rod and Carol Orr at rcorr2@yahoo.com

Devotional Ministry
Meets twice a year to choose devotional materials for Advent and Lent
Contact: Sara Davidson at WEDavidson@sbcglobal.net

Elmwood Project
OLLC members bring the love of Christ to our neighbors at Elmwood Nursing Home with creative programs to engage the residents.
Contact: Carol Gocken at cgocken@yahoo.com

Food Pantry
The Food Pantry team helps to feed and clothe the needy in our community.
Contact: Carole Callahan at cjcallahan1390@sbcglobal.net

Lay Worship Leaders
Schedule ushers,greeters, acolytes, assisting ministers, lectors & communion assistants for our worship services.
Contact: Dana Callahan at (618) 345-5692 or layministry@ourlords.org

Maryville Outreach Center
Members work with volunteers from other churches to support the two major ministries of the Maryville Outreach Center: the Food Pantry and Grandma's Attic.
Contact: Carole Callahan at cjcallahan1390@sbcglobal.net

Men's Club
Group to maintain property and grounds
Contact: Rudy KIantola at (618) 344-1882 or kantola@wisperhome.com

Office Angels
Office angels are responsible for assembling the Worship Bulletins, Newsletters and a variety of mailings, while sharing fellowship with each other. Will occasionally stuff/ unstuff mailboxes.
Contact: Loretta Wiliams at (618) 345-5692 or love2haveu@ourlords.org

Prayer Shawl Ministry
A fellowship of Christians who get together to craft prayer shawls for those in need of comfort
Contact: Jodi Becker at 365-6550 or jodi4810@att.net

Prison Reading Program
Provides a way for incarcerated individuals to connect with their children.
Contact: Don & Elaine Baden at debaden@charter.net

S.O.S. Soup Kitchen
Provide, prepare and serve a meal quarterly at the S.O.S. Soup Kitchen at St. John Church, and First Presbyterian Church in Collinsville
Contact: Deb Bowns at debbowns@gmail.com

SMERF Team
The SMERF team will help members financially in times of need.
Contact: Irene VanHooser at ivan1951@whisperhome.com

Social Ministry
Members meet to work on issues relating to helping those inside and outside our church.
Contact: Irene VanHooser at ivan1951@whisperhome.com

Worship
Altar Guild
The Altar Guild prepares communion elements and takes care of paraments, banners and other sanctuary fixtures.
Contact: Laura Schoenecker at (618) 692-7133

Hymn Planning Ministry Team
Assists staff in the selection of hymns and other worship materials in order to enrich and enliven our worship experience.
Contact: Marianne Cavanaugh at (618) 345-5692

Lay Worship Leaders
Schedule ushers,greeters, acolytes, assisting ministers, lectors & communion assistants for our worship services.
Contact: Dana Callahan at (618) 345-5692 or layministry@ourlords.org

Saturday Worship
Make worshiping and finding Christ FUN!!!
Contact: Erick Larson and Linda Eakin at kiddylan@gmail.com

Administration
Finance

Contact: Mark Holshouser at holshousermark@gmail.com

Office Angels
Office angels are responsible for assembling the Worship Bulletins, Newsletters and a variety of mailings, while sharing fellowship with each other. Will occasionally stuff/ unstuff mailboxes.
Contact: Loretta Wiliams at (618) 345-5692 or love2haveu@ourlords.org

Staff Support
A team of members offer support to the staff as needed.
Contact: Deanne Holshouser at deanneholshouser@gmail.com

Tech Team


Web Development Team
Maintain and update the website. Do you have comments or suggestions for the website? Join the team!
Contact: Brian at ourlords@ourlords.org