February 2023 Message From Pastor Mike: “A Prayer List for 2023”

We are a praying people and a praying church. We believe in the power of prayer, which means we be-lieve that God hears us and unleashes His power to change lives in response to our prayers. It takes faith to be-lieve this, but God has told us that prayer makes a difference in His world and among His people.We pray … Read More

Birthdays and Anniversaries for February 2023

Birthdays 5 Kent DrewsPaula Rasanen7 Kim Lape9 Carrie PretzerKeaton Price10 Justin HolmertzDan Schweitzer11 Elena Cultra13 Gary EcklundKathi Engstrom15 Doug SwansonLauren Leidahl16 Al DamroseAndy Brown17 Kelsey Ecklund19 Nancy Norman20 Jason HolmertzRoy Leidahl27 Kian Holmertz28 David Holmertz Anniversaries 16 Marvin & Joyce Goodsell28 Larry & Patti Franzen

Missions Board for February 2023

This month please pray for Fabio and Johnna Muniz and their two daughters who are in Lyon France. Their ministry is called Cultural Fusion. “Their mis-sion is to live out and teach the Gospel of Jesus Christ as cultural bridge build-ers to those who may or may not otherwise experience Jesus, those who have a false and negative view of … Read More

Women’s Fellowship February 2023

Women’s Fellowship meets on Tuesday morning at 9:30 a.m. OnFebruary 14th a new study will begin by Adam Hamilton entitled“Half Truths”. Come and join us. Questions? Call Colleen Felts at815-222-3826. All women are invited to Spring Celebration “Traditions, Trendsand Traps” at First Covenant Church. Join with women from theCentral Conference on Saturday, March 18. Check-in begins at9:00am with Worship at … Read More

Sunday School 2023

Sunday school meets in the adultclassroom on the main flooracross from the nursery. KimSchweitzer will be leading thismonth with conversations onevangelism. Future topics willinclude spiritual disciplines andJesus’ parables.

60 Plus For February 2023

Plan now to meet 60 Plus at Ned’s Diner, 2132 Business Route 20,Belvidere for lunch February 21st at 11:30 AM. Call Sue at churchor Karen Holmertz with your reservation by Sunday, February 19thand let her know if you need a ride. Invite others to join us.