FIRST, WE GIVE OF OURSELVES: GIVING IN GRACE Sunday, October 12th       9:00 am                 Our kick-off Sunday for our program emphasizing how we give of ourselves because God has first given to us.  We will have a guest preacher, the Rev. Christina Berry from the First Presbyterian Church in Sterling.  Pastor Christina has a passion […]

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Sunday, September 14th, was Rally Day.  Thanks to Shirley Attig and the Education Committee for providing a delicious continental breakfast and also for organizing lots of fun games and other activities for our children.  Thanks to all of our youth who helped out with the games.  (Also who knew that Lisa Gordon is a marvelous […]

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Sunday, September 7th, was a glorious day.  Our combined worship was led by the Barbershoppers and they were excellent.  Thanks to Ben Dirks for arranging their schedule so that they could be with us.       The brunch after worship was a feast.  It was Immanuel’s job to provide fruit.  Thanks to everyone who contributed.  There […]

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P.A.D.S. Homeless Shelter will open on October 1st.  Immanuel Lutheran Church is responsible for providing the evening meal on the 4th Friday of each month (October-April).  The food should be delivered around 6:30 p.m.  Call 815-626-2210  the night before for the number to serve.  We need to provide food for approximately 10 people.  There is […]

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Council Corner Social Concerns Committee will work to involve our members in community projects whose purpose is to help people in need.  Some of the programs Immanuel is a part of: Relay For Life, Feed Our Children during the summer when school lunches are not available; Volunteers for Good Neighbor Emergency Center, PADS Homeless Shelter […]

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Retire Wisely is the topic of a complimentary one-hour presentation to learn how to manage six risks all retirees face: outliving income, inflation, unpredictable events, market volatility, income taxes and rising health costs.  This event will be held on Thursday, October 9th at Martin’s Steak & Spirit from 12:00-1:30 p.m. or 6:30-8:00 p.m. and is […]

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Rock with Seniors, community worship with treats, and fellowship at 1:30 p.m.  It is open to the public and we hope it will provide a needed outreach to our seniors.  Rock with Seniors will be on Monday, October 6th at Immanuel Lutheran Church.  Transportation will be provided by family and friends, or the Whiteside County […]

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Menz Group II (age 18 & up) will meet on Monday, Oct. 6th at Pastor Mark’s home, 16900 Pennington Rd.  (one mile north of Kroger on the east side of Rt. 40).  Topic- Mike Doughty with a presentation on their summer visit to Sweden.

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There are several wood tablet arm chairs for sale:  $10.00 each.  They are two located in the narthex and the rest of them on the 3rd floor. 

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Thanks to one and all for contributing to the “No Bake Sweete Shoppe” making it very successful.  Proceeds of $700 distributed as follows: Good Neighbors                                 $100.00  Self Help Enterprises                        50.00  American Red Cross                          50.00 Salvation Army     50.00 Lutheran Outdoor Ministries     50.00 PADS Homeless Shelter     50.00 […]

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