Irises Are Blooming at First Lutheran

The grounds at First Evangelical Lutheran are lush and green, and the irises are blooming! Photo credits: Therese Guise. All images taken on the grounds of First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rock Island, IL. 20 May 2020.

Sunday Worship Service: 17 May 2020

Grace and Peace to you, siblings in Christ. I know you, like me, are ready to get back to “normal”, whatever that will look like now.  We await direction from the governor’s office and in turn the bishop before we make any decisions on when we will resume in-person worship.  We will keep you posted. … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 10 May 2020

Happy 5th Sunday of Easter.And Happy Mother’s Day!Attached here find the worship for this Sunday.Thank you to Penny Timmons for doing the readings for this day. Peace and Blessings to you and yours.Pastor Chris Lee Prelude: “Hymn of Promise” by Natalie Sleeth. Robin Asay, flute ; Pam Edwards, pianist. Opening Hymn: ELW 377- “Alleluia! Jesus is … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 3 May 2020

Peace to you, siblings in Christ.We are making an effort in these coming weeks to include some new faces in the leadership of our weekly worship. Thank you to those who have agreed to help so far. Below is the order of worship. please feel free to pause the recording and turn to the appropriate … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 26 April 2020

Worship for the 3rd Sunday of Easter, April 26, 2020 Order of Worship for April 26 Opening Hymn ELW485- “I Am the Bread of Life” – vs 1,4,5ReadingsActs 2:14a, 36-4114 But Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed them, “Men of Judea and all who live in Jerusalem, let this be known … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 19 April 2020

Happy Easter! Order of Worship for April 19Opening Hymn ELW377- “Alleluia! Jesus is Risen!” – vs 1,4,5ReadingsActs 2:14a, 22-32John 20:19-31Sermon from Bishop ClementsHymn of the Day- “Be Not Afraid”- arr. Courtney; Beckenhorst PressVocalist: Miriam AndersonFlutist: Robin Asay. Pianist: Pam Edwards Prayers of Intercession and“The Lord’s Prayer,” Malotte; G. SchirmerVocalist: Miriam Anderson. Pianist: Pam Edwards Sending … [Read more…]