NIS WELCA CONVENTION

Northern Illinois Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Convention Saturday, September 16, 2017 Registration and Coffee, 8:00am Immanuel, Dixon, IL Theme: “Lifting the Least” Morning Message: Bishop Jeff Clements Registration ($35.00) is due August 18. Scholarships are available. See the bulletin boards at church for more information. Registration forms are available in the … [Read more…]

Newsletter Deadline

All information for the August/September newsletter is due to the church office (office@firstlutheranri.org) no later than Monday, August 14! Thanks!  

JENNY LIND VESPERS

These services are held at 7pm, Sundays, all summer, through August 27. They include a brief evening worship and a variety of music, conducted by area congregations. August 13 – Pr. Matt Kamprath, First Lutheran, Geneseo; August 20 – Pr. Michel Clark, Grace Lutheran, Knoxville. The complete schedule is listed on the Jenny Lind Chapel … [Read more…]

This Week at First (Beginning 8/6/2017)

Sunday August 6 – Christian Service 9am ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY COMMUNION BIX JAZZ SERVICE NOISY COINS (Christian Service Fund) After Worship CONGREGATIONAL MEETING COFFEE FELLOWSHIP Tuesday August 8 10:30am BIBLE STUDY – PH 7pm ACA – PH Friday August 11 7 – 10pm ST. JOE’S COFFEE HOUSE – PH Sunday August 13 … [Read more…]

Newsletter Info

Remember to pick up a copy of the August newsletter if you don’t have it sent to you. Copies are in the Church narthex and the Parish House. Newsletter Deadline: All information for the August/September newsletter is due to the church office (office@firstlutheranri.org) no later than Monday, August 14! Thanks!      

Congregational Meeting, Sunday, August 6

There will be a congregational meeting directly following worship, on Sunday, August 6. The only item on the agenda will be a recommendation of a pastoral candidate to the congregation, from the call committee chair and the congregation president. A vote of the congregation will take place at that meeting, according to the constitution.  

Bix Jazz Service

Sunday, August 6 – Bix Jazz Service with jazz combo: Bob Bosco, Travis Lopez, Todd Slothower, Ron Morton and Gary Ciccotelli. ** If you would like to financially support the jazz service, please indicate this on your check. Thanks!  

MEET & GREET

Sunday, July 30, the congregation of First Lutheran will have an opportunity to meet the pastoral candidate. Chris Lee and his family will be at worship and stay for a lunch fellowship.  

FOLK ARTS

The first Thursday of next month, August 3, at 7:00pm, in the Lower Level of the Parish House. Rug twining and braiding, and Dala horse painting, and more!