This Week at First (Week of 12/04/16)

Sunday December 4 – Christian Service Sun. 9am SUN. SCHOOL/ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY COMMUNION YOUTH CHOIR SINGS After Worship COFFEE FELLOWSHIP – FH 12pm DISCERNMENT – FH 2 – 4pm FACILITY USE – Sanctuary/FH 2:30pm BLACKHAWK COLLEGE STUDENTS SCHUMANN RECITAL – Sanctuary Monday December  5 – Newsletter Deadline 6pm HANDBELLS – Balcony Tuesday … [Read more…]


Open mic coffee house, Friday, December 9th, from 7:00 – 10:00pm. We hope that it will be in the Parish House! Come hear and/or play some music, read some poetry, eat some cookies, drink some coffee or tea. Surely there will be Christmas carols! All donations support the St. Joe’s Evening Meal, served week nights … [Read more…]


Thursday, December 8, 7:30pm, at M.D. Green’s, 1808 2nd Avenue, Rock Island, in the District. We’ll read some from the books of Acts and 1st & 2nd Corinthians. We’ll talk about when God chooses unlikely people… who might be like YOU! Come reflect and/or discuss your weaknesses and what just might happen, even when we … [Read more…]

Nova Singers Concerts

Nova Singers will present their Christmas concerts on Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport and on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at First Lutheran, Galesburg. Admission is $18 for adults and $15 for seniors. Students are admitted free of charge. Pam Edwards is a member of the … [Read more…]

This Week at First (Week of 11/20/16)

Sunday November 20 – Food Pantry Sunday 9am SUN. SCHOOL/ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY COMMUNION After Worship CONGREGATIONAL MEETING DISCERNMENT PRESENTATION LUNCH – FH Monday November 21 5pm ST. JOE’S EVENING MEAL – RITH 6pm HANDBELLS – Balcony Tuesday November 22 10:30am BIBLE STUDY – PH 4pm THANKSGIVING SERVICE – FM Wednesday November 23 … [Read more…]


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.  


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.