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…]
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
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…]
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…]
If you are on Facebook, you are welcome to listen to Pastor Chris Lee’s March 25th Midweek Reflection; this week he reflects on the Annunciation of Our Lord: Wishing you Peace.
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…]
Based on the recommendation of the CDC and the President of the US, as well as the consistent though not unanimous actions of our Christian peers, the pastor and council have determined that we will suspend all worship and activities through the end of March, to be reevaluated at that time. I know this is … [Read more…]
Monday – Friday, July 8 – 12. 9am – 1pm
Midsummer Celebration begins at 1:30pm.