DIRECTORY

There are 2 copies of a rough-draft directory on the table in the narthex. Please look at your information and that of your friends and family. Make changes or put a check mark by your listing if all is correct. Please note if there are others who should be included. Thank you!  

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!  

Mark Wilhelm named executive director of Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities

CHICAGO (Aug. 3, 2017) – The Rev. Mark N. Wilhelm has been named executive director of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities. Wilhelm previously served as ELCA program director for schools, which included early childhood, elementary, secondary and colleges and universities. He was appointed interim executive director of the network when it was established … [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!      

This Week at First (Beginning 7/16/17)

Sunday July 16 – Food Pantry Sunday 9am ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY  COMMUNION NOISY COINS (150th Anniversary Fund) After Worship COFFEE FELLOWSHIP Monday July 17 9am – 1pm VACATION BIBLE CAMP – SJ 5pm ST. JOE’S EVENING MEAL – RITH Tuesday July 18 9am – 1pm VACATION BIBLE CAMP – SJ 10:30am BIBLE … [Read more…]

This Week at First (Beginning 6/25/17)

Sunday June 25 – World Hunger Sunday 9am ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY COMMUNION NOISY COINS (150th Anniversary Fund) After Worship COFFEE FELLOWSHIP (Celebrate Wanda Esping’s Birthday) Tuesday June 27 10:30am BIBLE STUDY – PH Thursday June 29 7pm FOLK ARTS – PHLL Sunday July 2 – Christian Service Sunday 9am ADULT FORUM – … [Read more…]