WORSHIP SERVICES IN NOVEMBER  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4TH, 9:00 a.m.       All Saints Sunday.  Roll Call of the Saints.  Dedication of Memorials.  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11TH, 9:00 a.m.      Special Stewardship message.  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH, 9:00 a.m.      Giving Intention cards collected during worship.  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18TH, 4:00 p.m.      Festival of Praise Service at St. Andrew’s, Rock Falls  Mass Choir […]

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Stewardship Update: ·   Parsonage:  A second application is in the review process.  Preliminary information indicates we may have a potential and appropriate tenant. ·    Cottage Meetings:  Thanks to all who attended and shared their visions for Immanuel.  A special thanks to our hosts – the sewing group, Joyce Kereven, Gerald & Mary Foskitt, Bill & Linda Wescott and […]

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 Women of the ELCA will be observing Thankoffering Sunday on November 25th.  This 100 year old tradition began with Thankoffering boxes in homes as visible reminders of gratitude for blessings.  Women added coins to these boxes almost daily as they noted particular blessings.  We no longer use boxes but women are encouraged to use envelopes […]

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     A huge thank you to Betty Clementz for organizing the material for the insert in the Gazette.  Thanks to everyone who helped get sections of information and thanks to everyone who bought ads.  It is a great way to advertise the mission and ministry of Immanuel!  If you didn’t get a paper, copies are […]

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  HIGH SCHOOL YOUTH GROUP meets next here at Immanuel on Sunday, November 18th, 5:33 p.m. This is a time to relax and reflect with youth from all three of our ELCA congregations. Friends are always welcome. Food is provided. (Parents, we need to come up with a menu since it is our turn to […]

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THOUGH MUCH IS TAKEN, MUCH ABIDES       I have a daily devotional book that has a poem for each day of the year.  It is called POEM A DAY and is edited by Karen McCosker and Nicholas Albery.  The poem for October 20th is Ulysses by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.  Here is the last portion […]

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 Immanuel’s 135th Anniversary Slideshow are now available in the Narthex for just $5 each!  All proceeds will benefit Immanuel’s softball team (registration fees & t-shirts).  Take home 135 memories today! We are selling discount coupon booklets for Bergner’s Community Days, Nov. 9th & 10th.  The cost is $5.00 per booklet and it contains a $10.00 […]

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What’s “Stewing” with Stewardship . . . Parsonage Update:  One application has been received for leasing the parsonage; however after careful consideration, the applicant is not an appropriate fit.  We continue to take applications; also, the parsonage will be advertised in the multiple listing service.  Please help us spread the word, too! Cottage Meetings:  Celebrating […]

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Reformation Sunday, The Rite of Confirmation will be held on October 28th.  9th grade confirmands will have their pictures taken by Persona Studio.  Please be at the church by 8:15 am to be ready for a group picture and then individual pictures may be taken.  There will be a reception after worship service to honor […]

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