News & Events

Congratulations!

We offer our sincerest congratulations to Joe and Carisa (Valdez) Schemel, who were united in marriage on Saturday, April 27, 2019 in Freeport.  May their love and happiness be in abundance, and may the Lord continue to bless each of them in their marriage! Carisa is the daughter of Jan and Jaime Valdez.  Pastor Bree was blessed […]

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Memorial Service

Rock River Hospice & Home invites you to attend the Annual Memorial Service.  The service will be held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 19 at the First Presbyterian Church (410  2nd Ave.) in Sterling.  The service is a way to remember those loved ones whom we have lost during the precious year and carry […]

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Become a “Friend of Hospice”. 

Become a “Friend of Hospice”.  Rock River Hospice & Home is looking for individuals, couples or groups who would be willing to volunteer.  There are many roles/areas of need for volunteers – gardening/yard work, baking, patient care, light maintenance, crafting, sewing, music, marketing & fundraising and more.  Please call Stacey Nielsen, Volunteer Coordinator, for more […]

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Pork Chop Cookout Fundraiser

Spirit of Immanuel (Immanuel’s Relay For Life Team) will host a Pork Chop Cookout Fundraiser on Saturday, May 25th from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Xtreme Realty (1201 First Avenue in Rock Falls).  The menu includes: a pork chop sandwich, chips and a drink for $6 or an all beef hot dog, chips and […]

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Trivia Night

The Spirit of Immanuel Relay for Life Team is hosting its third annual trivia night on May 4th to raise money for the American Cancer Society’s life saving mission!   Where: Parties on Pope (formerly the Nelson Gym, 207 Pope St., Nelson) When: May 4, Dinner at 6 p.m., Trivia at 7 p.m.,  Silent Auction […]

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Are you a cancer survivor? 

You and a caregiver are invited to attend the complimentary survivor and caregiver reception to recognize and honor your cancer journey.  Please register for the Relay For Life and RSVP by May 1, 2019 by calling 815-441-3021 or emailing your RSVP to denise.maclaren@cancer.org.  The Whiteside County Survivor Dinner will be held on Thursday, May 9th […]

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May Noisy offering

Our May Noisy offering will support the LOMC God’s Work. Our Hands projects.  Thank you for saving your change and using your change to change people’s lives!  

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Volunteers are needed

Volunteers are needed to help make sandwiches, bag snacks and fill sack lunches. Our days to help for Let’s Feed Our Children summer lunch program at the Rock Falls United Methodist Church are June 18-20 and July 2 &3.  No lunches will be served on July 4th.  There will be a sign-up sheet for volunteers […]

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