The 27th annual convention of the Northern Illinois Synod Women of the ELCA will be held on Saturday, September 26, 2015 at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Rockford.  A $35 registration fee is due on August 26th.  Several women have shown interest, if you would like to attend, contact Shirley Attig or Shirley Downey.  More […]

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The Church Council is having a retreat on August 30th to begin setting both short and long term goals for Immanuel.   Your help is needed to help us prepare.  Please take a few minutes to answer the survey in your bulletin.  Your signature is not required.  We thank you in advance for your honest feedback […]

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E-mail addresses:  The church office is trying to collect e-mail addresses from not only the adults but the youth as well.  We will be sending an email blast to everyone to inform you of any special events as well as closing due to weather.  Please e-mail, call or simply write your name and e-mail address […]

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Council Highlights – July 13, 2015 · The council approved a $1,000 credit card limit for the church card. · The council will have a retreat on August 30th.  A survey will be conducted to gather information for retreat discussion and goal setting. · Immanuel will be hosting God’s Work. Our Hands Sunday on September 13th.  Details and […]

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Because of our commitment to being a safe place for all young people, the Northern Illinois Synod, ELCA, will offer half-day workshops on August 8, 15 and 22 for all those who teach, mentor, lead, and chaperone children and youth in our congregations.  These workshops are offered free of charge and are led by individuals […]

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Area WELCA women have been invited to attend our annual potluck on Thursday, August 20th at 12 noon.  Meat will be provided and our ladies are to bring two dishes of salads/vegetables.  The visiting churches will bring each a dessert.  Pastor Milner will lead the Bible study “God Loves A Cheerful Giver using the focus […]

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Menz Group II (age 18 & up) will meet on Monday, August 3rd  at 6:00 P.M. at the home of Gerald Foskitt, 27712 Knief Road, Rock Falls, IL.  Bring a dish to share.  Topic for discussion:  What are your family traditions?  All men 18 and over are welcome.  Open  to all men of Immanuel, St. […]

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College Scholarships Available:  Immanuel has some funds available for students who attend an ELCA college like Augustana, Rock Island or Carthage, WI.  Interested students should stop by the church office and pick up an application.  This application needs to be turned into the church office by August 16th.    

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GLEANINGS FROM THE GATHERING        Every three years the ELCA hosts a National Youth Gathering.  In 2012 it was in New Orleans.  This year it was held in Detroit.  Six youth and two adult leaders from Immanuel attended this event.  Transportation was by charter bus.  They left early morning on July 15th and […]

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National Night Out at Centennial Park on Tuesday, August 4th from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m.  National Night Out is a free annual event in our community to get to know your neighbor and celebrate the community. Free food, informational booths and the fire truck will be there.   

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