Midweek Reflection: 20 March 2020

In these times of uncertainty, church looks different. Community looks different. Even grocery shopping looks different! Each week, at least until we can gather again in person, First Evangelical Lutheran Church, RI, will offer you a midweek reflection and a Sunday worship experience. It won’t be typical but will have some aspects you are used … [Read more…]


Vesper services continue at 7pm Sundays, in the summer through August 27. They include a brief evening worship and a variety of music, conducted by area congregations: August 6 – Pr. Karen Ullestad, Zion Lutheran, Davenport; August 13 – Pr. Matt Kamprath, First Lutheran, Geneseo. The complete schedule is listed on the Jenny Lind Chapel … [Read more…]


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!  

Winnie’s Wishes needs YOU

DID YOU KNOW? Sales at Winnie’s Wishes resale shop supports Winnie’s Place, a shelter ministry of Churches United, THE ONLY SHELTER IN THE ILLINOIS QUAD CITIES for women with or without children who are homeless or survivors of domestic violence. VOLUNTEERS HELP KEEP WINNIE’S WISHES DOORS OPEN! We are desperately in need of 7-10 more … [Read more…]


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…]


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.