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Tri Church, God’s Work Our Hands, & a New Twist

Please mark your calendar for God’s Work Our Hands SATURDAY.  Yes, Saturday, June 1st at LOMC (Lutheran Outdoor Ministries Center) near Oregon, IL.  Rather than a hot Sunday in August and several project locations, we will gather at LOMC for worship and a work day (lunch, too).  There will be something for everyone – gardeners, […]

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WE WILL CELEBRATE HOLY HUMOR SUNDAY ON APRIL 28

Many American churches are resurrecting an old Easter custom begun by the Greeks in the early centuries of Christianity—“Holy Humor Sunday!”  For centuries in Eastern Orthodox, Catholic and Protestant countries, the week following Easter Sunday, was observed by the faithful as “days of joy and laughter” with parties and picnics to  celebrate Jesus’ resurrection.  Churchgoers […]

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Thank You

WELCA, Thank you for the Subway gift card.  I am attending Sauk for my welding certificate.  I have a day where I have classes 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.  I used the money to eat there during my break.  Thanks for thinking of me.  Jake Lego WELCA, I just want to thank you ladies for […]

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To the Tri Church Hosts in Sterling, IL,

Thank you so much for bringing Nordic Choir to town and for all of the gracious hospitality.  It was simply thrilling to perform in front of a hometown crowd who was closely connected to 2 of our singers.  We had a delightful experience singing for the community – and the potluck was AMAZING! Thank you, […]

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Thank You!

Thank you to everyone for the cards and notes of kind words, balloons, flowers, quilt and lunch to help me celebrate my 19th anniversary of serving at Immanuel. I appreciate all of your thoughtfulness very much.  I’m looking forward to continue serving the people of Immanuel and the Lord in the years to come.  God bless […]

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Thank You

Thank you for the February noisy offering that was collected to support the Sauk Valley Foodbank.  We collected $116.00 at the Souper Bowl of Caring on Sunday, February 3, 2019.  The rest of the February noisy offering collection was $182.76 for a total of $298.76. Thank you for giving generously!  

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Council Highlights – March 11, 2019

Devotions by Pastor Bree, based on the statement of purpose and congregation council portions of our constitution. Council orientation Discussion on snow emergency signs for both parking lots, for removal of vehicles that park on a daily basis when snow removal is necessary. Discussion and approval of return to work medical release forms for employees. […]

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Lenten Worship Services

Our Lenten mid-week theme this year is “Prayer.” Each week we will be digging into a biblical text about prayer from the gospels and exploring different ways to pray. We are partnering with St. Paul and we will worship each Wednesday at 12:10 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at Immanuel.  All are welcome!  

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