Nova Singers Concerts

Nova Singers will present their Christmas concerts on Friday, Dec. 16 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Davenport and on Saturday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. at First Lutheran, Galesburg. Admission is $18 for adults and $15 for seniors. Students are admitted free of charge. Pam Edwards is a member of the … [Read more…]

CHRISTMAS BOX SIGNUP

Please sign up in the narthex to help with the Christmas Box Ministry. There are a variety of areas: shop, compile, make cookies, deliver… Non-perishable food items and monetary donations are also welcome. Please note Christmas Boxes in the memo area of your check or on an envelope for your donation. Contact Tim Anderson, 563-650-0400/tima21@outlook.com, … [Read more…]

NURSERY UPDATE

The Learning chair and council looked at the budget for next year and decided the nursery assistant position was no longer needed at this time. We could look at this option in the future if the need arises. Please plan accordingly if you have young children, as there will be no supervision during church services.  … [Read more…]

This Week at First (Week of 11/20/16)

Sunday November 20 – Food Pantry Sunday 9am SUN. SCHOOL/ADULT FORUM – PH 10:30am HOLY COMMUNION After Worship CONGREGATIONAL MEETING DISCERNMENT PRESENTATION LUNCH – FH Monday November 21 5pm ST. JOE’S EVENING MEAL – RITH 6pm HANDBELLS – Balcony Tuesday November 22 10:30am BIBLE STUDY – PH 4pm THANKSGIVING SERVICE – FM Wednesday November 23 … [Read more…]

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WORLD HUNGER SUNDAY Envelopes for donations designated to assist with the ELCA’s World Hunger programs will be in the bulletins Sunday morning, November 27. Envelopes are also available in the pews and narthex. Donations help alleviate hunger in the United States and around the world.  

CHRISTMAS DECORATING

The Altar Guild will put up the Christmas trees and crèche on Saturday morning, November 26. We will meet about 10am. They will be decorated at a later time. If you are available, your help will be appreciated. Thanks, Sandy.  

SHOW YOUR THANKFULNESS

Be a part of the Thanksgiving Eve Service on Wednesday, November 23! Please contact Pam Edwards or Wanda Esping. Some people have already volunteered, but you may still be an acolyte, a greeter, a lay reader, or a psalm or prayer leader. You may also help decorate the front of the altar area, where we … [Read more…]