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…]


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…]


The annual Founders Day Service will be held Sunday, April 30, 4 pm, at the Jenny Lind Chapel in Andover. The speaker is Jason Mahn, Associate Professor of Religion at Augustana College, and Director of the Pre-Seminary Program. His focus will be on the Reformation. Pastor Dan Witkowski, First Lutheran, Moline will lead the service. … [Read more…]


The National Weather Service confirmed 6 tornadoes touched down across northern Illinois on February 28. The Naplate to Ottawa tornado was an EF-3 storm that killed 2 and injured 14. The Northern Illinois Synod has a tornado relief fund to assist recovery in storm damaged communities. The Synod works with our partners at Lutheran Disaster … [Read more…]


Freed & Renewed in Christ – 500 Years of God’s Grace in Action Congregational Resourcing Event – Saturday, March 11, 8:30am – 3:15pm, Kishwaukee Community College, Malta, IL. The event will focus on the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Keynote Presenter will be the Rev. Dr. Winston Persaud, Wartburg Theological Seminary Professor of Systematic Theology, … [Read more…]