Celebration Sunday: Tomorrow, on Sunday August 29th we will all be rallying together in a moment of celebration. Many things will be starting back up on Sunday, September 5th, including Sunday School and Bible Class. It will also be our last Sunday Drive in Service that day (It is moving to Wednesday nights at 5:30pm) and let us welcome back so many things that we have missed this past year. Here are some highlights of the day:
- Lunch to be served outside after second service. (Lunch is being provided, no need to bring anything.)
- Bouncy Houses and other activities for kids (yes a dunk tank, too, as long as Pastor Chris doesn't find a way to get out of it. :) ) See picture above.
- New Member Reception during services
- Installation of Sunday School Teachers during services
- Stay tuned for more updates.
What should you bring for this special event?
You Should bring two things for this event.
- You should bring yourself. We want to celebrate with you, and hope you can join us.
- You should bring a lawn chair if you will want to sit down.
WANTED: for our “Celebration” Sunday, planned for Sunday, August 29: Tractors, motorcycles, bicycles, cars, trucks, etc. (classic or antique) Since this is also our fall Rally day, there will many children present who will enjoy them. Please contact Kevin Bresnahan (309)369-0655, if you can help, or if you have any questions.
Below are the weekly links for worship service details, livestreams, and Bible Studies.
To Find out more about our Drive In services click a link below.
To find the church stream click on the service you would like below.
If you would like to make an appointment for Holy Communion during the week please call Pastor Chris at 309-306-1170
A Perfect Time To Sign Up
We recently started the second half of the Gospel of Mark, it is a great time to join and get involved. Click the link below and scroll down to join.
Do you want to catch up? Or maybe you just want to see previous videos. Click the link to see access all the past videos.
CID: Get to know what is going on in your district
In this section I will be posting links to documents being put out by the Central Illinois District of the LCMS (CID).
St. John's Fish Fry – Monday, August 30, 4:30 to 7 pm, St. John's Lutheran Church of Bath, Illinois (for Google Maps, search 13961 E CR 1100N): The menu will include breaded Walleye, Catfish fillets, Chicken Strips, and Home fries as well as Cole Slaw, baked beans and deserts. The cost is a donation of your choice. Donations will be forwarded to Lutheran Legacy Foundation for the support of campus ministries in the Central Illinois District. Donations such as this are being matched dollar-for-dollar up to a total of $20,000 by Lutheran Legacy through July 1, 2022.
Camp CILCA News:
The Dudes' Target Shooting Retreat is back at Camp CILCA on Saturday, August 28 from 9am-4pm. All men are welcome, and all minors accompanied by an adult are welcome. Bring your own firearm and ammunition for a day of shooting, devotion, and Bible study. A range officer will be on duty to ensure safety. Cost is $15 per person and includes lunch.
The Camp CILCA Chicken Fry and Auction will be held Sunday, September 5. Dinner is served from 11:30-2:30. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children ages 4-12 The live auction begins at 1pm with a wide variety of items, including gift baskets, weeks of summer camp, a guided youth hunt, and more. Check out all the items at cilca.org/auction-items.
Camp CILCA Scramble Golf Outing, Friday, September 24! Be sure to save the date. We will be back at Hickory Point, Forsythe, IL. Shotgun start at 1:00 PM. Put together a team or be placed on a team. Lutheran Legacy Foundation has prepaid for Golf and dinner so the sponsorships and money you give will go right to CILCA and the CILCA Endowment. While $60 will cover your costs, you are free to give what you like! Checki-in begins at 11AM, lunch on your own. Get registered by emailing Pastor Daniel Smith at email@example.com today. See CILCA.ORG for more info.
Trinity Lutheran Church of Pekin is seeking a director of Music:
Trinity Lutheran Church of Pekin, IL is seeking a Director of Music. The Director of Music leads, directs and oversees the choir. The choir practices weekly except in the summer and sings in service approximately twice a month (once at early service and once at late), with particular preference given to Feasts and Festivals. The choir serves to lead and enhance the congregation’s liturgical music, assist the congregation in learning new hymns and liturgies, as well as sing anthems and other suitable music during the service. The Director will, in collaboration with the Pastor, set the choir schedule, select and procure music appropriate for the liturgical season, lead choir rehearsals, and direct the choir during services. The ideal candidate will have a love of sacred music, both old and new, and be able to teach and extract the best musicianship out of those under their direction. This is a part-time, paid position. Please send a brief letter of interest or resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the church office at 309-346-1391.
News You Can Use-Mid-Month New
Camp CILCA Lowdown-September Edition
CID GatePost-July Edition