First and Last Arts – Folk Arts meets both the first AND last Thursday of each month in the Parish House Lower Level. Come bring your project to work on or to check out the stool painting, rug twining and braiding, embroidery, etc. that’s happening


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…]


If you are a current acolyte, or want to be one, come to a training/refresher on Sunday, February 19, immediately following the worship service. Contact Miriam Anderson if you have questions or if you can’t attend.  


A Thrivent Financial event is planned for Sunday, February 19. Tom Brookes from Thrivent will be at First Lutheran to discuss Thrivent choice dollars and action team money. A light lunch will be provided and Tom will discuss how we can use Thrivent dollars to help grow our church and serve others. Please mark your … [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!  


The Ignite confirmation event is on Wednesday, January 25th, from 6:15 – 8pm, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Davenport. Contact Angie Harrell for more information. Carpooling is available; if you want a ride to this event, please be at the St. John’s parking lot no later than 5:45pm.  


The confirmation classes have changed dates. Classes will start Wednesday, January 25, at the Ignite youth event. I will be giving each family a new schedule for this eight-week session. Angie Harrell, Learning Chair