RESTORE MY SOUL, O LORD      Last Sunday, the Fourth Sunday of Easter, is called “Good Shepherd Sunday”.  The Psalm is always Psalm 23 and the Gospel is always John 10, where Jesus describes himself as the Good Shepherd.  In verse 3 of Psalm 3 we read that the Lord restores our souls.  In addition […]

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Relay For Life Celebrates Cancer Survivorship Tuesday evening, June 2, a dinner will be held for any cancer survivor and a guest/caretaker.  It is free of charge, but does require pre-registration by calling 1-815-229-1287 X3 to reserve a seat no later than May 15th.  Free gifts will be given to each survivor.  Kathleen Goss, a […]

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Thank you to Janice Attig and H &R Block for the gray chairs in the parish hall.  H & R Block was redecorating and didn’t need them any longer so Janice let us know.

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Relay for Life team, Spirit of Immanuel      Relay for Life is on June 13th from 6-12 pm at Hinders Field in Rock Falls.  We would love to see our church family join our team, Spirit of Immanuel, this year.  We will have a campsite where we will congregate, rest our feet, and eat the many […]

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Council Corner: Greetings fellow Lutherans, I would like to give you a financial update and a review of a couple changes that will be taking place.  These changes will be behind the scenes for most of you and are geared to save us some money and improve our services at the same time.  First and […]

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Our weeks for Immanuel to help for Lets Feed Our Children summer lunch program at Rock Falls United Methodist Church are June 23, 24, 25 and June 30, July 1, 2.  There will be a sign up sheet for volunteers to help work those days.

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Jelly & Monetary Collection:  It is time to begin collecting supplies for the Let’s Feed Our Children program.  On Mother’s Day, May 10th, we will be gathering jelly and a monetary donation for the peanut butter.  Sauk Valley Foodbank is selling peanut butter to the area churches for 16¢ per jar.  Please give as you […]

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New local area weather forecasts in town produced just for the Sauk Valley area by two native sons – Kyle Morgan from Immanuel and Andrew Stutzke from St. John’s.  SaukValleyWeather.com is built and maintained by Andrew Stutzke and Kyle Morgan. The SaukValleyWeather.com recording studio is on the premises of St. John’s Lutheran Church. Contact: Meteorology […]

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WELCA OF IMMANUEL – May 2015 2015 May Friendship Day will be held on Friday, May 1st at First Christian Church of Sterling, 12:30 p.m. dessert with a Journey of the Caregiver program to follow.  This May Friendship Day Celebration is for all people who struggle with their calling of caring for the needs of […]

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Menz Group II (age 18 & up) will meet on Monday, May 4th, 6:00p.m. at St. John’s in the fellowship hall.  Jim Eshelman will be host.  Open  to all men of Immanuel, St. Paul and St. John.  A hearty welcome and invitation is extended!

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