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…]
A brief service of Prayer for Uvalde, TX and Ascension. Facebook link to First Evangelical Lutheran Church’s Prayer Service with Pastor Chris Lee: https://www.facebook.com/190629367619921/videos/707407893914512 Image: photo by Therese Guise– a framed picture in the Parish House office at First Evangelical Lutheran Church, Rock Island, IL.
Blessings to you this day and each day you wake to the good and glorious creation God has gifted us! Peace, Pastor Chris Lee Order of Worship for May 22, 2022: Prelude: “Prayer of St. Francis,” – Pote; Senior Choir; soloist, Miriam Anderson. ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation Visions abound in the readings for the sixth Sunday of … [Read more…]
Order of Service for the 5th Sunday of Easter, May 15, 2022: Prelude: ELW 816- “Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life.” ANNOUNCEMENTS Meditation Easter initiates a new day. It anticipates a new heaven and a new earth. The risen Christ is making all things new. In the mystery of holy baptism God has made … [Read more…]
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…]
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…]