CONGREGATIONAL MEETING

Sunday, November 20 After the 10:30am worship service, there will be a congregational meeting. There are 3 items on the agenda: 1) 2017 budget 2) election of 2017 council members. 3) presentation of 2017 Discernment plan. Please stay. A special lunch using First Lutheran cookbook recipes will be provided by the council and discernment team. … [Read more…]

This Week at First (week of 11/13/16)

Sunday, November 13 9am SUN. SCHOOL/ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY COMMUNION After Worship COFFEE FELLOWSHIP – FH 12n DISCERNMENT – FH Monday, November 14 6pm HANDBELLS – Balcony Tuesday, November 15 10:30am BIBLE STUDY – PH 5pm FINANCE – PH 6:15pm COUNCIL – PH Wednesday, November 16 9am – 1pm PRAYERS & SQUARES – … [Read more…]

SHOW YOUR THANKFULNESS

If you want to be a part of the Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 23rd, please contact Pam Edwards or Wanda Esping. You could be an acolyte, a greeter, a worship assistant, a lay reader, or a Psalm or prayer leader. Another opportunity is to decorate the front of the altar area, where we … [Read more…]

FOOD PANTRY SUNDAY

Remember to bring non-perishable items next Sunday for the Church of Peace Food Pantry. Take a plastic bag home with you today as a reminder, if you wish. Remember that we are collecting at the Thanksgiving Eve service on Wednesday, November 23rd, also. Thanks for your donations!  

THIS WEEK at FIRST (Week of 11/6/16 Calendar)

Sunday November 6 – All Saints Sunday Christian Service Sunday Honey Sunday Daylight Saving Time Ends 9am SUN. SCHOOL/ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY COMMUNION After Worship COFFEE FELLOWSHIP – FH Monday November 7 – Newsletter Deadline 6pm HANDBELLS – Balcony Tuesday November 8 10:30am BIBLE STUDY – PH 12n ADMINS’ LUNCH 6pm DISCERNMENT – … [Read more…]

TRANSGENDER DAY of REMEMBRANCE

Reflecting on the lives lost to the violence and hurt of our broken world. Service of celebration. Wednesday, November 16th, at 7:00 pm, St. James Lutheran Church, 3145 31st Avenue, Rock Island. All are welcome.  

20th ANNUAL SWEETS, TREATS, & CRAFTS

Saturday, November 12, 2016, 8:00am – 12noon Fellowship Hall (Downstairs in the Church) Please donate items from one or many of the following categories: 3 dozen homemade cookies Sweet yeast rolls Coffee cake 2 pies 3 plates homemade candy Quick bread (2 large) Snack mix Caramel corn Yeast bread Yeast dinner rolls Directions to help … [Read more…]