News & Events

Order Poinsettias

Poinsettias to Adorn Our Altar Immanuel has a loving tradition of adorning our altar area with living Poinsettias for Christmas. You are invited to participate in this ministry to beautify our Sanctuary! Poinsettias may be ordered in honor or memory of a loved one or a special event. The plants cost $8.00 each. Orders must be received […]

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WELCA – November 2017

Church Women United World Community Day celebration will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 at 12:30 p.m.  There will be dessert with a program to follow at Macedonia Baptist Church, 1313 Woodburn Ave., Sterling.  We are collecting pre-school through 5th grade for boys and girls new underwear, socks, caps, gloves, sweat pants and sweat shirts. […]

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Thanksgiving Basket Drive

The 17th Annual Thanksgiving Basket Drive and Coloma and Sterling Townships are hoping that you will support them in providing 1,100 Thanksgiving Baskets to needy families in the Rock Falls and Sterling area.  The average price of each Thanksgiving basket is $30.00.  Baskets will be distributed on Tuesday, November 21, from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 […]

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The Prayer Chain

The prayer chain team is asking for more volunteers to join them.  If you have a prayer request please call Shirley Attig first (H) 815-379-2934 (c) 815-303-3384.  If you are interested in joining the prayer chain team please let Pastor Bree or Jill know.  

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A Huge Thank You

A HUGE THANK YOU to Betty Clementz for her countless hours of leadership and service on the celebrations team and its festivities!!!  We praise God for you!  

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Thanks for Volunteering

The Celebrations Team which planned the July Historical Sundays, the 140th Anniversary celebration, and the  Reformation 500th Anniversary as a Tribute to Martin Luther with German meal that followed would like to thank the members of the congregation who attended and participated in any or all of these activities.  You are truly a blessing to […]

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Decorating for Advent

You are invited to assist in preparing our congregational facilities for Advent!  We will be decorating for Advent following worship on November 26. Many hands make lite work!  Please join in serving as you are able. Thank you!  

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Introducing Immanuel’s Mutual Ministry Committee!

Viewed as a ministry document, Immanuel’s constitution and by-laws allows the opportunity for a Mutual Ministry Committee.  This six member committee is jointly appointed (3 members every other year for a 2 year term) by the council president and pastor.  Committee members cannot serve on the church council and must be skillful at listening, speaking […]

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