Holy Week Schedule

Maundy Thursday First Covenant Church will be hosting a Maundy Thursday light meal and worship service on April 6th. Dinner starts at 5:30 p.m. Plan to join this Northern Illinois District Covenant church com-bined event. Good Friday at Bethesda Bethesda Covenant invites you to join them on Friday, April 7th for a Good Friday service.Traditional worship at 12:00 noonContemporary worship … Read More

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

Birthdays and Anniversaries for April 2023

Birthdays 1Aiden GasmundJoanna Lorbach3 Pat Johnson4 Emily Holmertz6 Joyce Cosman7 Kendra Ecklund9 Mario Torres10 Kellen Price12 Meagan Haase13 Theresa GregorcyApril ParkerMitchell Wimbush III19 Jesse Starr20 Kristi Swanson22 Karlee Swanson23 Toni CartwrightAlice Tsai24 Jeff Brown26 Don Davis29 Dan HitchcockKari Whitney Anniversaries 7 Theresa & Perry Gregorcy12 Mario & Patty Torres16 Roy & Janel Leidahl26 William & Kathryn ForsenCarrie & Paul Pretzer

60 Plus For April 2023 at Stockholm Inn

60 Plus will be meeting for lunch at Stockholm Inn on Tuesday, April 18th at 11:30 AM. Please call Sue at church 815-399-9296 or Karen Holmertz with your reservation by April 16th and let her know if you need a ride. Remember to invite others to join us.

March 2023 Message From Pastor Mike: “Faith that Remembers and Trusts”

This time of year always feels like a mixture of anticipation, eagerness and impatience. Winter is al-most over, but spring hasn’t yet arrived. Daylight is increasing, but leaves and flowers aren’t quite ready to grow. Easter is coming, but we aren’t there yet. This is a season of patient waiting, of watchful anticipation. In liturgical traditions, this season is known … Read More

Missions Board for April 2023

This moth please pray for Alaska Christian College. “From the first day of classes in September 2001 ACC has sought to offer programs to meet the needs of Alaskan students and prepare them to serve their communi-ties. Today ACC offers: four-degree programs, accredited by ABHE, and transfer partnership with numerous schools in Alaska and the lower forty-eight. Their vision is … Read More