Celtic Worship Service: Second Sunday of Easter: 11 April 2021

Grace and Peace to you, this Second Sunday of Easter, 11 April 2021. Special thanks to our musicians who played for our Celtic service: Chris Dunn, Kristin Stambaugh, Heather Kangas, and John Kinser. Order of Worship: April 11, 2021 Gathering Music: “Inisheer” and “The Musical Priest.” Traditional Irish. ANNOUNCEMENTS Gathering Hymn: ELW 793- “Be Thou … [Read more…]

Good Friday Worship Service: 2 April 2021

Peace, peace. I pray this service finds you well as we contemplate the Passion of our Lord. I encourage you to add your own petitions to the prayers. Additionally, I invite you to Reverence the Cross in some way in your own setting. You could use anything from a cross necklace to a wall hanging … [Read more…]

Easter Sunday: The Resurrection of Our Lord: 4 April 2021

He is Risen Indeed! Hallelujah!Special thanks to our trumpet players, Cheryl and Will Schehl, for Easter service. Pastor Lee Order of Worship for The Resurrection of Our Lord–Easter Day Prelude: ELW 362- “At the Lamb’s High Feast We Sing.” Trumpet solo: Cheryl Schehl ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation Christ is risen! Jesus is alive, and God has swallowed … [Read more…]

Maundy Thursday Worship Service: 1 April 2021

Order of Worship for Maundy Thursday, April 1, 2021 Confession and Forgiveness Friends in Christ, in this Lenten season we have heard our Lord’s call to struggle against sin, death, and the devil—all that keeps us from loving God and each other. This is the struggle to which we were called at baptism. [We have … [Read more…]

Palm/ Passion Sunday: 28 March 2021

It was great to be in person with many of you today! I pray this worship finds all our online community safe and healthy! Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Apologies for the late posting of this Palm Sunday worship service. We were having technical difficulties with our website. Order of Worship for Passion/ Palm Sunday: March … [Read more…]

Lenten Midweek: Week 5: 23 March 2021

Our last Lenten Midweek of the season. Which means…this Sunday is Palm Sunday, next week is Holy Week, and the following Sunday is Easter! If you intend to come to church on Sunday, March 28, please make your reservation with the office. You can call or email Therese in the office, 309-788-9661. As we begin … [Read more…]

Lenten Midweek: Week 4: 17 March 2021

Week 4 of Lent already! I pray this service finds you healthy and blessed. Palm Sunday and worshiping together are just around the corner– make your reservation now! As we prepare to gather safely again, we are taking abundant precautions until we get used to being together again. You can reserve your spot by calling … [Read more…]

Lenten Midweek: Week 3: March 10, 2021

Grace and Peace to you, siblings in Christ. Please enjoy this midweek opportunity for reflection. Like a good neighbor, will you be there? Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Facebook link to Midweek Lenten service, Week 3: https://www.facebook.com/190629367619921/videos/4443182172363600 Image credit: Jesus Heals Paralytic Man, st-takla.org and Holy Week Lent, Vecteezy.