Palm / Passion Sunday Worship Service: 5 April 2020

Hosanna in the Highest! Happy Palm/Passion Sunday to you all.Please pay close attention to the announcements at the end of the service. Just in case you don’t get that far, I’m requesting that you participate in the electronic Maundy Thursday Service right before or after your evening meal, if that is reasonable and possible for … [Read more…]

Midweek Reflection: 1 April 2020

It’s a new month. Governor J.B. Pritzker has extended the Stay-at-Home Order through the month of April for Illinoisans. Please stay tuned for a date when services will return to the First Evangelical Lutheran Church and Parish House. Below is Pastor Chris Lee’s Midweek Reflection for today, April 1st. Be well. Peace. Photo: Therese Guise

Sunday Worship Service: 22 March 2020

Because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Pastor Chris Lee will be providing Sunday Worship Service and a Midweek Reflection via Zoom video on Facebook. Below is Pastor Lee’s Sunday, March 22, 2020, Worship Service on Facebook. Please join us: Photo credits: Pexels free images (woman at the well) and Therese Guise (First Lutheran sign) Music credits: … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 29 March 2020

Below is Pastor Chris Lee’s Sunday, March 29, 2020, Worship Service as posted on Facebook. Peace and Be Well. Image credit: Pexels free images. Music credits: “If You But Trust in God to Guide You.” Text: Georg Neumark, 1621 – 1681; tr. composite. Music: Georg Neumark. Text: copyright 1978, 2006 Augsburg Fortress. All rights reserved. … [Read more…]

Midweek Reflection: 20 March 2020

In these times of uncertainty, church looks different. Community looks different. Even grocery shopping looks different! Each week, at least until we can gather again in person, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, RI, will offer you a midweek reflection and a Sunday worship experience. It won’t be typical but will have some aspects you are used … [Read more…]