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2015 Trunk or Treat
This October 31, Lord of Love hosted it's first Trunk or Treat Event. Children were invited to Trick or Treat through our parking lot for candy and treats and to enjoy our festive decorated trunks. We had numerous fun and creative trunks and costumes and both adults and kids enjoyed the evening.
 

2015 Easter Egg Hunt
April 4, 2015 was a beautiful day for an Easter Egg Hunt. 150 children joined us (along with their families) to learn about the celebration at Easter of the Resurrection of our Lord! The children then collected eggs, played games, made crafts, face painting, tattoos, decorated egg cookies (and ate them) as well as many other activities. A fun morning was had by all.

Advent by Candlelight 2014
December 7, 2014 the ladies at Lord of Love enjoyed an evening celebrating the gift of a Savior while enjoying each other's company. The sanctuary was beautifully decorated, an assortment of desserts were enjoyed as well as good fellowship. The evening ended with a worship service and music as we entered the season of Advent and begin the preparations for the Christmas season. 

2014 Ordination and Installation of Pr. Michael Willitz
On June 29, Michael Willitz was ordained and became the first associate Pastor at Lord of Love Lutheran. May God bless him as he begins his work in our congregation.

2014 Outdoor Worship and Picnic
Lord of Love enjoyed a beautiful day outside, Sunday June 8th. It started with an outdoor worship service at 10:15 AM. We were blessed to have the WELS Wind Ensemble play music for our service. Following were games and a delicious picnic meal. This was also a chance for many to meet our new associate Pastor for Lord of Love - Pastor Michael Willitz. He was able to join us in worship and fellowship that day.

2013 Advent by Candlelight
On December 1st, the ladies at LoL enjoyed a relaxing, heartwarming evening of fellowship. The evening included a young girls story of what she observed in Bethlehem that first Christmas. There was also music, candlelit tables, a festively decorated sanctuary and delicious food. The evening was a beautiful celebration of the joy that comes from the birth of baby Jesus.

2013 Easter Egg Hunt
On Saturday March 30, 2013 we hosted our 18th annual Easter Egg Hunt. This year we had over 170 children attend!! Despite the snow, the children found almost 3,000 Easter eggs on the church grounds. After the hunt, the children were invited to many fun stations both inside and outside of church. They enjoyed face painting, frosting (and eating) sugar cookies, crafts, pin the tail on the bunny, ring toss, the duck pond and making Easter eggs that grow "hair".

2012 Teen Retreat at the Great Wolf Lodge
Some of the teens from LoL spent Saturday and Sunday (April 14-15, 2012) at the Great Wolf Lodge. There was plenty of swimming and water fun, as well as good food and devotion time.

2012 Installation of Staff Minister Tom Koepsell
On January 15, 2012 we installed our first Staff Minister Tom Koepsell at Lord of Love Lutheran.

2011 Youth Christmas Party
7th through 12th graders came together for a Christmas party.  Games, billiards, and fun was had by all.

Vacation Bible School 2011
We enjoyed the Bible Discovery Museum on July 27, 28, and 29, 2011!! We spent three days learning about Bible history while playing games, making crafts, singing songs and making music. We even got to try on "Joseph's coat of many colors". At the end of the week, we were able to sing some of our songs at Parkside Assisted Living in DeForest. We performed our favorite "The Crocodile Song" and other fun songs and was able to give out gifts to the residents there. Thanks for a fun time at our Bible History Museum!!!!!

LOL Choir at Madison Mallards Game 2011
The LOL Choir had the honor of singing the National Anthem at the opening of the Madison Mallards game on July 10, 2011. 

July 4 Parade 2011
Happy birthday to the USA!! We enjoyed celebrating our nation's 235th birthday at the DeForest parade. The parade began at 10 AM, July 4th and the weather was perfect. We had young "Fishers of Men" to remind us what taught us.  "Come follow me," Jesus said "and I will make you fishers of men."

2011 Church Picnic Photos
Our outdoor worship service and church picnic was held June 12, 2011. We enjoyed a beautiful outdoor service and music on our church property. Following were games, acitivities and a picnic meal. A fun time was had by all.

2011 Teen Bowling Party
 Our teen group planned a bowling party and invited the 7th and 8th graders as well as teens from Zion. Zach from Zion out scored us all (by a lot) but we had a great time. We're not the best bowlers around but we had fun!!! Thanks Rude's Lanes for the great afternoon!

2010 Summer Bible Camp - Circle J Ranch
Tell it to your children, and let your children tell it to their children, and their children to the next generation. Joel 1:3

Koine Concert 2010
Lord of Love Lutheran hosted an outdoor concert by Koine - The Church Band on July 30, 2010.

2010 Church Picnic
Our 2010 Outdoor worship and picnic was held on June 13th. It was a beautiful day and a fun time of worship, food and fun was had by all!!

Christmas for Kids 2009
The shepherds returned, glorifying and praising God for all the things they had heard and seen, which were just as they had been told. Luke 2:20

Easter for Kids
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead ... 1 Peter 1:3

Fellowship
If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ, if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose. Philippians 2:1-2

Ladies Friendship Circle
This service that you perform is not only supplying the needs of God's people but is also overflowing in many expressions of thanks to God.
2 Corinthians 9:12

Harvest Festival


Sunday School
But Jesus called the children to him and said, "Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these." Luke 18:16

Worship
Come, let us bow down in worship, let us kneel before the LORD our Maker; for he is our God and we are the people of his pasture, the flock under his care. Psalm 95:6-7

Youth Group
The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Luke 10:12

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