DISCERNMENT

We are starting up the discernment process to plan for 2017. We will start September 27th @ 6:30 pm at the Parish House. YOU ARE ALL WELCOME AND INVITED! Tuesday, 9/27, 6:30 pm Tuesdays, 10/4 & 10/25, 6:30pm Sunday, 10/16, after church Tuesdays, 11/1 & 11/8, 6:30pm Sunday, 11/13, after church Sunday, November 20th, after … [Read more…]

WORLD HUNGER SUNDAY – SEPTEMBER 25

Envelopes for donations designated to assist with the ELCA’s World Hunger programs will be in the bulletins next Sunday morning, September 25. Donations help alleviate hunger in the United States and around the world.  

FOOD PANTRY SUNDAY

SEPTEMBER 18 IS FOOD PANTRY SUNDAY. But remember, you may bring non-perishable items any Sunday for the Church of Peace Food Pantry. Take a plastic bag from the Food Pantry box home with you as a reminder, if you wish. Thanks for your donations!

THIS WEEK AT FIRST (9/18/16 Calendar)

Sunday              September 18 – Food Pantry Sunday 9am           SUNDAY SCHOOL – PH 9:15am           GENEROSITY BIBLE STUDY 4 – PH 10:30am           HOLY COMMUNION/BAPTISM After Worship CONGREGATIONAL MEETING COFFEE FELLOWSHIP – FH EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE 4:30 – 7pm JOINT CONFIRMATION – FH Monday September 19 6pm HANDBELLS – Balcony Tuesday September 20 10:30am BIBLE STUDY – PH … [Read more…]

CROP WALK

The Annual CROP Walk to raise funds to fight hunger locally and around the world is Sunday, September 25th, beginning at 2pm at Modern Woodmen Stadium. See Angie Harrell to sign up to walk, donate, or for more information.  

FOOD PANTRY SUNDAY

SEPTEMBER 18 IS FOOD PANTRY SUNDAY. But, remember, you may bring non-perishable items any Sunday for the Church of Peace Food Pantry. Take a plastic bag from the Food Pantry box home with you as a reminder, if you wish. Thanks for your donations!  

BUS TO BISHOP INSTALLATION

If you want to go to the installation of the new Northern IL Synod Bishop, Pastor Jeff Clements, at First Lutheran, Rockford, 10am, Saturday, September 24, there will be a bus from the Quad Cities to take you. The cost will be between $24 and $38 per person, depending on the number of persons who … [Read more…]

THIS WEEK AT FIRST (9/11/16 Calendar)

Sunday        September 11 – “Generosity” Sunday “God’s work. Our hands.” Sunday “Giving in Generosity” 9am    “God’s work. Our hands.” ACTIVITY- FH 10:30am           HOLY COMMUNION After Worship COFFEE FELLOWSHIP – FH 12n – 3pm         3-CHURCH PICNIC – Lincoln Park Small Pavilion 4:30 – 7pm JOINT CONFIRMATION – FH Monday September 12 NEWSLETTER DEADLINE 5pm … [Read more…]

ST. JOE’S EVENING MEAL

We will be serving St. Joe’s Evening Meal on Monday, Sept 19, 2016. There is a signup sheet in the Narthex. Please indicate if you can bring any of the needed items and how many. Please indicate if you can help prepare or help serve. Please place monetary donations in the cast-iron kettle. We are … [Read more…]