These services are held at 7pm, Sundays, all summer, through August 27. They include a brief evening worship and a variety of music, conducted by area congregations. August 13 – Pr. Matt Kamprath, First Lutheran, Geneseo; August 20 – Pr. Michel Clark, Grace Lutheran, Knoxville. The complete schedule is listed on the Jenny Lind Chapel … [Read more…]

Mark Wilhelm named executive director of Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities

CHICAGO (Aug. 3, 2017) – The Rev. Mark N. Wilhelm has been named executive director of the Network of ELCA Colleges and Universities. Wilhelm previously served as ELCA program director for schools, which included early childhood, elementary, secondary and colleges and universities. He was appointed interim executive director of the network when it was established … [Read more…]

This Week at First (Beginning 8/6/2017)

Sunday August 6 – Christian Service 9am ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY COMMUNION BIX JAZZ SERVICE NOISY COINS (Christian Service Fund) After Worship CONGREGATIONAL MEETING COFFEE FELLOWSHIP Tuesday August 8 10:30am BIBLE STUDY – PH 7pm ACA – PH Friday August 11 7 – 10pm ST. JOE’S COFFEE HOUSE – PH Sunday August 13 … [Read more…]

Newsletter Info

Remember to pick up a copy of the August newsletter if you don’t have it sent to you. Copies are in the Church narthex and the Parish House. Newsletter Deadline: All information for the August/September newsletter is due to the church office ( no later than Monday, August 14! Thanks!      

Congregational Meeting, Sunday, August 6

There will be a congregational meeting directly following worship, on Sunday, August 6. The only item on the agenda will be a recommendation of a pastoral candidate to the congregation, from the call committee chair and the congregation president. A vote of the congregation will take place at that meeting, according to the constitution.