May 2023 Message From Pastor Mike: “Looking Back to Move Forward”

Before moving forward it’s usually wise to take a look back. Recalling what you have faced in the past before stepping into the future may save you from repeating a mistake or may help you accomplish something you once failed to achieve. By looking to the past, we gain wisdom for the future. That’s the story and the message of … Read More

Missions Board for May 2023

This month please pray for Bridge Ministries and Rockford Area Habitat for Humanity.“The mission of Bridge Ministries is to build up and bring together the body of Christ, to do the work of Christ together. The vision of Bridge Ministries is transformed communities, glowing the grace, prosperity, and presence of God.” The following are a few ways they work to … Read More

Women’s Fellowship May 2023

Women’s Fellowship meets on Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. as they continue a study by Max Lucado entitled “Help Is Here”. Come and join us. Questions? Call Colleen Felts at 815-222-3826.

Birthdays and Anniversaries for May 2023

Birthdays 6 Pat Gasmund9 Karl BurdickKathy Holmertz12 Sylvia Bowman14 Laura Price16 Izzy Parlapiano17 Susan NelsonMike Mirakian18 Pat RetzlaffTyler Swanson23 Amy BreeseCheryl Carlson Anniversaries 2 Jerry & Charmel Jacobs12 Kari & Tyler Whitney14 Jason & Shelby Holmertz

60 Plus For May 2023 at Jessica’s

Join 60 Plus for lunch on Tuesday, May 16th, 11:30 AM at Jessica’s, 5091 Edgemere Ct., Roscoe, Il (corner of Hononegah Rd. and Hwy 251). Please call Sue at church (815)399-9296 or Karen Holmertz with your reservation by May 14th and let her know if you need a ride. Remember to invite others to join us.

April 2023 Message From Pastor Mike: “The Truth About The Empty Tomb”

Matthew’s Gospel contains an often over-looked detail about Jesus’ resurrection. After describing the wonderful events of that first Easter morning, Matthew tells us how those who had orchestrated the crucifixion reacted when Jesus’ tomb was found empty. The religious leaders who had opposed Jesus and called for His death wanted to cover-up His resurrection, so they paid off the men … Read More