Bix Jazz Sunday Worship: 7 August 2022

What a beautiful service! A special thank you to all the musicians that make this service possible. Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship for Sunday, August 7, 2022: Bix Jazz Service: Prelude: “What a Fellowship,”- WOV 780 / “Just a Closer Walk with Thee.” Jazz Combo. Meditation Jesus says, “It is your Father’s good … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 31 July 2022

Blessing and Peace to you! Pastor Chris Lee Remember, next week is the Bix Jazz service! See you at 10: 30 a.m. Order of Worship for Sunday, July 31, 2022 Prelude: ELW 858 “Praise to the Lord,” Brittany Anderson, vocalist. Meditation Today’s texts offer instruction and encouragement for all who are occasionally overwhelmed by the … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Under the Trees: 17 July 2022

Blessings! A little questionable but the rain held off for our outdoor worship this morning! A wonderful, not too hot, outdoor worship; our songs matched and highlighted by birdsong. All of creation worships the maker!Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Outdoor Worship Service Under the Trees, Sunday, July 17, 2022 Prelude: “Be Thou My Vision,” … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 10 July 2022

Blessings to you! It was a delightful day to worship together.Reminder, next week our worship will be out under the trees, bring a chair and a friend.Blessings, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship Service for Sunday, July 10, 2022 Prelude: ELW 574- “Here I Am, Lord.” Vocal Soloist- Micah Bernas. ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation To love the … [Read more…]

Sunday Worship Service: 3 July 2022

Blessings to you this day!I pray you have a happy and safe Independence Day.Peace, Pastor Chris Lee *** Upcoming Commemorations Thomas, Apostle Sunday, July 3, 2022 Though frequently remembered as “doubting Thomas,” this apostle also demonstrated a willingness to suffer and die with Jesus (John 11:16), and finally claimed the risen Christ as “my Lord … [Read more…]

Sunday Outdoor Worship Service: 26 June 2022

Order of Service for June 26, 2022: Outdoor Service: Prelude: “O Master Let Me Walk with You,” Wood. One License #65298 ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation We have no good apart from God. That makes Jesus’ call to follow him an invitation to freedom. This is freedom to revel in the Spirit’s fruit: love, joy, peace, and patience. … [Read more…]

Holy Trinity & Baptism Worship Service: 12 June 2022

What a day for a celebration! Holy Trinity and baptism in the same day, our Triune God be praised! Order of Service for Sunday, The Holy Trinity & the Sacrament of Baptism, June 12, 2022: Prelude: “Holy, Holy, Holy,” arr. Innes. ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation “O Lord our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the … [Read more…]

Worship Service: 7th Sunday of Easter: 29 May 2022

Lord, have mercy, Pastor Chris Lee Commemoration: Sunday, May 29, 2022 Jiri Tranovský, hymnwriter, died 1637 Tranovský is considered to be the father of Slovak hymnody as well as an important reformer of the Slavic church. He translated the Augsburg Confession (the basis of Lutheran teachings) and published a collection of Slovak hymns. Order of … [Read more…]

Prayer Service for Uvalde, TX and Ascension: 26 May 2022

A brief service of Prayer for Uvalde, TX and Ascension. Facebook link to First Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Prayer Service with Pastor Chris Lee: Image: photo by Therese Guise– a framed picture in the Parish House office at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rock Island, IL.