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.

Worship Service: the 4th Sunday of Easter: 8 May 2022

Blessings and Peace to you and yours on this beautiful, blustery spring day! And Happy Mother’s Day. Pastor Chris Lee Commemorations Julian of Norwich, renewer of the church, died around 1416 Sunday, May 8, 2022 When she was about thirty years old, Julian (or Juliana) reported visions that she later compiled into a book, Sixteen … [Read more…]

Worship Service: Third Sunday of Easter: 1 May 2022

Peace to you this Easter Sunday! Blessings, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Service for the Third Sunday of Easter, May 1, 2022: Prelude: “Feed My Lambs,”- Sleeth. Brittany Anderson, vocalist. ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation The disciples make a big splash and eat breakfast with the risen Jesus. Wading in the water (remembering baptism) and eating with Jesus … [Read more…]

Celtic Music Worship Service: Sunday 24 April 2022

Blessings to you today, the 2nd Sunday of Easter! What a joy to worship today with you and with our special music.Doubting Thomas or Honest Thomas? What do you think? What would it look like if you could not see the risen Lord?Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Service for Sunday, April 24, 2022: Prelude: … [Read more…]

Easter Sunday/ Resurrection of Our Lord: 17 April 2022

Happy Resurrection of our Lord. I pray this service finds you well and renews your spirit.Peace, Pastor Chris Lee. Order of Worship for the Resurrection of Our Lord: April 17, 2022: Prelude: ACS 935- “Woman Weeping in the Garden,” Senior Choir. 1. Woman, weeping in the garden, who has pushed the stone aside? Who has taken … [Read more…]