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…]
Based on the recommendation of the CDC and the President of the US, as well as the consistent though not unanimous actions of our Christian peers, the pastor and council have determined that we will suspend all worship and activities through the end of March, to be reevaluated at that time. I know this is … [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 2017 Northern Illinois Synod Assembly will be at Augustana College, in Rock Island, on Friday and Saturday, June 16 -17. If you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Dave King.
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 2017 Northern Illinois Synod Assembly will be Friday and Saturday, June 16 -17. If you are interested in attending or have questions, please contact Dave King.
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…]