NORTHERN IL SYNOD CRE

Freed & Renewed in Christ – 500 Years of God’s Grace in Action Congregational Resourcing Event – Saturday, March 11, 8:30am – 3:15pm, Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL. The event will focus on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Keynote Presenter will be the Rev. Dr. Winston Persaud, Wartburg Theological Seminary Professor of Systematic Theology, … [Read more…]

Folk Arts is Back!

You are invited to come at 7pm, the last Thursday of the month (January 26, 2017) to the Parish House Lower Level. Miriam Anderson and Wanda Esping will twine rugs again. Work on your own project or just have fun!  

FRIENDSHIP MANOR SERVICE

There has been a monthly communion worship service at Friendship Manor, led by Pr. John Leaf, First Lutheran’s Visitation Pastor, the last few months. This month, it will be at 4pm, Thursday, December 22, in the Chapel. Beginning in January, the service will be regularly scheduled on the first Thursday of each month at 4pm. … [Read more…]

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WORLD HUNGER SUNDAY Envelopes for donations designated to assist with the ELCA’s World Hunger programs will be in the bulletins Sunday morning, November 27. Envelopes are also available in the pews and narthex. Donations help alleviate hunger in the United States and around the world.  

CHRISTMAS DECORATING

The Altar Guild will put up the Christmas trees and crèche on Saturday morning, November 26. We will meet about 10am. They will be decorated at a later time. If you are available, your help will be appreciated. Thanks, Sandy.  

THANKSGIVING EVE SERVICE

Wednesday, November 23rd, at 7pm, First Lutheran will host a community Thanksgiving service. Area congregations have been invited to participate. Please plan to come share your thanks! We will collect food for the Church of Peace food pantry at the service. We will bring the food to the altar as part of our offering.