TORNADO ASSISTANCE

The National Weather Service confirmed 6 tornadoes touched down across northern Illinois on February 28. The Naplate to Ottawa tornado was an EF-3 storm that killed 2 and injured 14. The Northern Illinois Synod has a tornado relief fund to assist recovery in storm damaged communities. The Synod works with our partners at Lutheran Disaster … [Read more…]

FRIENDSHIP MANOR STORE

Friendship Manor is looking for volunteers to help in their little store, “Ruth’s Country Store,” for a few hours a day during a week, or every other week, or even just once a month. The main responsibility would be to run the cash register. Other duties might include restocking pop, water, juice, chips, & other … [Read more…]

ST. JOE’S EVENING MEAL

We will be serving St. Joe’s Evening Meal Monday, March 20, 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…]

WORLD HUNGER SUNDAY February 26

Envelopes for donations designated to assist with the ELCA’s World Hunger programs are in the bulletins Sunday, 2/26. Envelopes are also available in the pews and narthex. Donations help alleviate hunger in the United States and around the world.

ST. JOE’S COFFEEHOUSE

Open Mic Coffeehouse, Friday, February 10th, 7 – 10pm, in the Parish House. Refreshments served. Donations benefit the St. Joe’s Evening Meal, served weeknights at the Rock Island Township Hall. All are welcome!  

St. Joe’s Open Mic Coffeehouse

Friday, January 13th, 7:00 – 10:00pm, in the Parish House! Come see the newly redone wood dining room floor! Refreshments served. Donations benefit the St. Joe’s Evening Meal, served weeknights at the Rock Island Township Hall. All are welcome!