June 2023 Message From Pastor Mike: “Asking Hard Questions in Faith”

As we head into the summer months, I hope you will find time to get outside and feel the sun’s warmth, to visit with family members near or far, and to enjoy fresh vegetables from a local garden. Summer offers unique blessings and opportunities, and I hope you will be able to experience some of the good things God gives … Read More

Birthdays and Anniversaries for June 2023

Birthdays 1 Steve Abrahamson2 Kathy Loven4 Brianna Haase5 Jeff Peterson7 Janel Mamer8 Stacey ParlapianoMike Pasch9 Aina HitchcockJim Page13 Laura Schweitzer14 Mary Beth Jones15 Tim GillBrad Johnson16 Larry Franzen23 Cathy Alexander25 Erin Clark26 Patti FranzenBrad Gasmund30 Shazma Jones Anniversaries 8 Dick & Paula Rasanen11 Doug & Kristi Swanson15 Don and Donna Davis16 Danny & Mary Beth Jones17 Beth & Mike Pasch19 … Read More

Missions Board for June 2023

This month please pray for our camps at Covenant Point and Covenant Harbor and for One BodyCollaboratives. Covenant Point, located in Iron River MI, “creates unique experiences of Christ-centered community for eve-ry camper, encouraging them in their next step of faith. Covenant Point offers a variety of programs, including classic residential larger-group mainland camps, small group back country trips, and … Read More

Congratulations To Our Graduates

Ashlyn Ege, granddaughter of Louise Peterson, is graduating from SIU Carbondale with a degree in Communication Journalism. Hailey Penne, granddaughter of Arlene & Bob Schweiger, will graduate from Prior Lake High School in Prior Lake, MN. David Mirakian will graduate from Calvin University with a degree in Computer Science. Noelle Mirakian will graduate from Rockford Christian and plans to attend … Read More

60 Plus For June 2023 at Smokin’ Coop

Join 60 Plus for lunch on Tuesday, June 20th at 11:30 AM at the Smokin’ Coop, 2022 US-20 Bus, Belvidere, IL. Please call Sue at church 815-399-9296 or give Karen Holmertz your reservation by Sunday, June 18th. Also let her know if you need a ride. Remember to invite others to join us.

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