News & Events

Acts Bible Study

You are most welcome to join in our Adult Bible Study of Acts on June 4, 11 & 25 at 10 a.m. at Immanuel.  In Acts, we learn about God at work in people’s lives and the early Church.  In Acts, we encounter the Holy Spirit transforming lives and communities!  Join us as we journey […]

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Women of the ELCA – WELCA OF IMMANUEL – June 2019

The Church Women United Friendship Day was at the First Christian Church in Rock Falls on May 3.  Pastor Bree and Shirley Downey participated in the program leadership. 53 people attended the Mother/Daughter potluck banquet on May 7th hosted by WELCA.  Thanks to all who attended and helped in various ways! Mission Action Sewing Servants […]

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Sam Hyland’s Retirement Celebration

Sam Hyland’s Retirement Celebration is on Sunday, May 5, 2019 Immanuel will be celebrating Sam Hyland’s Retirement on May 5th following worship with a special coffee hour and card shower.  Sam served as Immanuel’s custodian for over nine years. Thanks be to God for Sam and for all his service!  

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Immanuel’s Relay for Life Team: Spirit of Immanuel! 

NOW is the time to join Immanuel’s Relay for Life Team: Spirit of Immanuel!  You can register online at http://relay.acsevents.org. Click on JOIN A RELAY – add your zip code and choose the Whiteside County Relay for Life. Next click JOIN THIS RELAY.  At this point it will ask you to log-in or create an […]

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Congratulations!

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE MIKE & TINA HOLLOWELL FAMILY on the baptism of Ella Jane Hollowell on April 28th! What a delight to be a part of God’s family together! Theo Nickolas Robinson, son of Danyelle and Nick Robinson, will be baptized on May 5, 2019.  Thanks be to God! People of all ages are welcome […]

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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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