Devotions in Philippians March 30 From Pastor Mike

Greetings in the name of Jesus! I hope you are all staying healthy and hopeful. To try to keep us all growing spiritually and somewhat connected, I am going to write a series of devotional readings based on Philippians. I plan to send one every other day or so, maybe three each week for as long as we can’t be … Read More

Pastor Mike’s Blog for April 2020: Quarantines and Resurrection

As I write this, and possibly as you read it, we aren’t sure when we will be able to gather again for cor-porate worship. A lot has changed in our community and throughout our nation over the past few weeks as we adjust routines to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Canceling worship at Broadway may seem like a … Read More

Birthdays & Anniversaries for April 2020

Birthdays 1 Aiden Gasmund Joanna Lorbach 3 Pat Johnson 4 Emily Holmertz 6 Joyce Cosman 7 Kendra Ecklund 9 Mario Torres 10 Kellen Price 12 Meagan Haase 13 Grace Hulstedt Theresa Gregorcy April Parker Mitchell Wimbush III 19 Brian Beyerl Jesse Starr 20 Kristi Swanson 22 Karlee Swanson 23 Toni Cartwright Alice Tsai 24 Doug Boettcher Jeff Brown Jamise Roberts … Read More

Women’s Fellowship for April 2020

Our Spring Gathering Brunch was originally scheduled for Saturday, April 18th. We are watching and waiting to reschedule this event in May or possibly June. It will be held at Bethesda Covenant Church. Shan Johnson, Director of Family Services at Carpenter’s Place is our speaker. The Family Services group is the next recipient for Julie’s Project. By the time of … Read More

60 Plus for April 2020

60 Plus will be meeting for lunch at John’s Pizzeria, 2914 – 11th Street on Tuesday, April 21st at 11:30 A.M. Please call Sue at church 815-399-9296 or sign up in the church office with your reservations by April 19th and let her know if you need a ride. Remember to invite others to join us.

Message From Pastor Mike

Dear Church Family, I hope you are all feeling well and remaining hopeful during this stressful time. God is still good, powerful, merciful and able to meet the needs of our world. Please join me in praying for peace and hope in our community. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, … Read More

Pastor Mike’s Blog for March 2020: On the Way to the Cross

Some things are good for our souls, and as a pastor, part of my calling is to care for the souls of people in our church. I imagine most people don’t spend much time thinking about how to nurture their souls, how to sweep out the bad influences and make room for more of God’s goodness and love. So, let … Read More

Mission Board Report for March 2020

This month please pray for Peter and Ruth Dut-ton who are in Thailand. They have served in the mission field since 1988 and have 2 grown chil-dren. Thailand has had Christian Missionaries for more than 100 years but less than 1% are Christians. Peter and Ruth are working with the Taiwan Covenant Church to grow gardens with the produce to … Read More

Pastor Mike’s Blog for February 2020: Lessons We Are Learning from Vida Eterna

There are lots of reasons why hosting a church plant was a good idea for Broadway. When the Central Conference began talking seriously about planting an Hispanic church in the Rockford area, our Leadership Team quickly saw how Broadway could be an ideal host for the new church and how this partnership could also benefit Broadway’s ministry. Five months into … Read More