About Our Lord's Lutheran Church

Adult Education and Fellowship

Tuesday Tea

Tuesday Tea Adult Education and Fellowship

This online fellowship group meets at 3:00pm each Tuesday, via Zoom, to discuss daily life, relevant topics, and to enjoy one another’s company. Zoom invitations can be found in our weekly congregational emails or through the church office. For more information, please contact Pastor Darla Ann.

Feeding The Soul

Feeding The Soul is an educational, adult study group meeting every Wednesday at 5:00pm in the Fellowship Hall of Our Lord's Worship Center. In addition to sharing highs and lows from daily life, this group will use “Faith Out Loud: Talking About What Matters Most” as a springboard for conversation and exploring scripture. Everyone is welcome to participate. For more information, please contact Pastor Darla Ann.

Bible Crunchers Adult Education and Fellowship

Morning Glories Women's Bible Study

This Women’s Bible study meets at 10:00am in the Life Center conference room or in Our Lord’s outdoor Chapel in the Pines (weather permitting) the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. Using the study from the Women of the ELCA magazine “Gather,” this group enjoys togetherness, fellowship, and learning to grow in faith through scripture.


September's study will tap into Biblical images of trees and explore why planting and protecting trees is important, while rooting us in models of interdependence and mutuality.

Seamless Bible Study

Class begins September 15, location TBD. Sessions will be led by Debby Gunderson.

In 7 sessions, Seamless covers the people, places, and promises of the Bible, tying them together into the greater story of Scripture. Whether you've grown up hearing Bible stories or you're exploring Scripture for the first time, the full story of the Bible can be overwhelming. This study will be led with a Lutheran perspective.

The book, Seamless, is available for purchase here: https://www.lifeway.com/en/product/seamless-biblestudy-book-with-video-access-P005838474 (20% coupon code available with signup) or: https://www.christianbook.com/seamless-bible-study-streaming-video-access/9781087769462/pd/769462?event=ESRCN|M. Please contact the church office if you would like us to order a copy for you as part of a bulk order!

New Members Class

This new members class, also called “Making Connections,” is a set of gatherings for both those interested in joining Our Lord's Lutheran Church as well as current members interested in developing a deeper relationship and understanding of Our Lord’s. This class meets several times a year, and dates/times are announced periodically in the weekly announcements. For more information, please contact Pastor Darla Ann or the church office.

Serendipity Book Club

The Serendipity Book Club meets the 3rd Monday of each month, at 11:30am, in the Life Center conference room, with an optional “brown bag lunch” and a cup of coffee to review and discuss a previously chosen book. The current book selection can be found in the latest Our Lord’s newsletter. Participants take turns selecting the next book to be read and sharing the duties of leading the discussion. This group also provides a Zoom option for participation. For more information, please contact Elaine Baden.

Our Lord's Crafters

Please join us as we meet again on Wednesday, September 28 at noon in the Fellowship Hall. Please call with any questions or suggestions. Kathie Brady at 618-623-9238 or Kathy Nehrt at 618-304-0473.

Men’s Bible Study

(Currently on HIATUS) This Men’s Bible Study meets monthly for a hot breakfast, coffee, and spiritual conversation. Fellowship and friendly support unfold as scripturally based, relevant topics are discussed. Bible knowledge is not required. All men are welcome and encouraged to bring a friend. For more information, please contact Mike Hester.

Men's Bible Study Adult Education and Fellowship

Sunday Morning Adult Education Hour

Our Sunday morning adult study meets at 10:15am in the Worship Center Conference Room between September-May. Grab a cup of coffee in the commons area and join the group for insightful, intriguing, lessons and discussion. For more information, please contact Dona Racich.

Sunday Morning Adult Education Hour Adult Education and Fellowship

Questions Bible Study

Questions Bible Study meets Monday mornings at 10:00am in the Life Center Conference Room from September-May. This class views various DVD courses from “The Great Courses” series featuring various Biblical topics and lecturers. Each session participants will view, discuss, and explore meaningful topics through in depth, insightful, spiritual discussion. For more information, please contact Dona Racich.

Late Boomers

Late Boomers Adult Education and Fellowship

This ministry was formed to meet the fellowship needs of the Baby Boomer generation within the congregation as members facilitate friendships, support one another, and participate in occasional service projects together. Once a month, a group member organizes a gathering for a meal and fun activity either at their home or local restaurant. These gatherings often have a seasonal, holiday, or other type of theme like Halloween, Chinese New Year, or Pirates Day. These gatherings the participants an opportunity to catch up with each other while having fun. Service projects are also often on the agenda. Most Late Boomers members are from the Baby Boomer generation but all are welcome to join. For more information, please contact Loretta Williams.

Senior Fellowship

(Currently on HIATUS) Our Lord's has an excellent way for our retired seniors in the congregation to connect. Gathering in the Life Center Conference room once a month, the seniors at Our Lord's congregate for an afternoon of great food, laughs, and warm fellowship. Tables full of games and friends await all who come. For more information, please contact Laura Shoenecker.

Senior Fellowship Adult Education and Fellowship