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…]

Winnie’s Wishes needs YOU

DID YOU KNOW? Sales at Winnie’s Wishes resale shop supports Winnie’s Place, a shelter ministry of Churches United, THE ONLY SHELTER IN THE ILLINOIS QUAD CITIES for women with or without children who are homeless or survivors of domestic violence. VOLUNTEERS HELP KEEP WINNIE’S WISHES DOORS OPEN! We are desperately in need of 7-10 more … [Read more…]


Sunday, August 20, 2017, is Food Pantry Sunday. Please bring non-perishable items for the Church of Peace Food Pantry. You may take home a plastic bag to help you remember, if you want! Thanks!  


The benefit for Mary Ellen & Jim and family that was in the announcements a few weeks ago has had a change. It is now Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 1 – 6pm, at Leisure Time Billiards, East Moline. If you will take fliers to post, donate a basket for a drawing, or ask businesses … [Read more…]


Envelopes for donations designated to assist with the ELCA’s World Hunger programs will be in the bulletins Sunday morning, July 23. Envelopes are also available in the pews and narthex. Donations help alleviate hunger in the United States and around the world.  


We will be serving St. Joe’s Evening Meal Monday, July 17, 2017. There is a signup sheet in the Narthex. Please indicate if you can bring any of the needed items and how many. Please indicate if you can help prepare or help serve. Please place monetary donations in the cast-iron kettle.  We are having … [Read more…]