American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sauk Valley

Saturday, June 6, 2020, 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Westwood Sports Complex, Sterling The Kick-Off of the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Sauk Valley has been planned for Wednesday, March 11, at Arthur’s Deli with members of planning committee present from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. and again from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. […]

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Altar Guild Celebration on March 1 & so Much More!

Throughout March we will be learning about various aspects of worship each Sunday!  Thanks to Joyce Kereven for heading up this season of discovery! We will kick off the month with an Altar Guild Celebration on March 1, where we will be thanking God for and introducing Altar Guild members! 

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Respite Care Survey

The Friendship Room welcomes your insight!  You can share your input on Respite Care needs in our community through an anonymous survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WYZGJS8.  There are a few paper copies of this survey on the table outside the office as well.  Thanks in advance for sharing your insight!  The Senior Respite Care in the Friendship […]

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Notes from the Treasurer, Bill Wescott….

It has been said that “Jesus and his disciples shared a common treasury, to which they contributed their income and the donations to others.  This treasury was used to meet the needs of the group and also provide supportfor preaching, gifts to the poor, and meet obligations that arose.” As it was in the beginning […]

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World Day of Prayer

Church Women United World Day of Prayer will be held at Macedonia Baptist Church, (1313 Woodburn Ave., Sterling) on Friday, March 6, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. beginning with coffee.  The program “Rise! Take Your Mat and Walk” prepared by the World Day of Prayer Committee of Zimbabwe will be begin at 9:30 p.m.  Please come […]

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March Birthdays & Anniversaries

Charles Maxwell  3/25               Norma Lauts (91)  3/27               Happy Anniversary! Robert & Wendy Fauble          3/28/1969 Gail & Kathy Jellerichs       3/28/1970

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Women of the ELCA – WELCA OF IMMANUEL – March 2020

Mission Action Sewing Servants will be meeting on Wednesdays, March 11th and March 25th from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.  Plan on joining this group involved in many projects which do not require sewing.  Contact Violet Mead if you would like to work on a project at home. The next Bible study will be on […]

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Mendota Lutheran Home is Closing

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, After 67 years of service to the community and surrounding areas, Mendota Lutheran Home is closing.  Due to continued decline in census, an aging facility, increased debt load and inability to continue to meet payroll obligations, continuing to operate  Mendota Lutheran Home is no longer viable.  But most importantly, […]

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Financial Peace University

Take control of your money with Financial Peace University (FPU)!  This nine-lesson course uses biblical wisdom and common sense to help you tackle budgeting, pay off debt, and make your money work for you! FPU includes your member workbook and a year of free online resources through Financial Peace Membership.  Start date is Sunday, March 8, 4:30 […]

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Grace Place Campus Ministry

Grace Place Campus Ministry at Northern Illinois University is an ecumenical ministry of the Episcopal Church and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.  All are welcome at Grace Place. No exclusions. Thank you for supporting Grace Place.  Grace Place Campus Ministry would not exists if we didn’t have donors like you.  Thank you for the […]

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