Reformation 500/Renewal Team continues to meet and plan

     events and activities for the balance of the year.



                          Reformation Celebration

         One Service Weekend Sunday, October 29

                              Worship at 9:15 a.m.

     October 29 we will celebrate Reformation. It is a One Service

     Weekend with worship at 9:15 a.m. Worship will be led by Joyful
     Spirit, brass, Glory Ringers, Sanctuary Choir, Faithtime Children,
     and piano/organ. A congregational potluck will follow in the
     Fellowship Room. Please bring your favorite potluck dish or two
     (according to your family size) to share! Beverages and place
     settings will be provided. Come, celebrate together with your
                                                                              First Lutheran family!

  • Come, sing with Sanctuary Choir for Reformation Sunday, October 29.
    Join us on Wednesdays from 7-8 p.m. on October 11, 18 & 25 to sing on this one special Sunday. All adults and
    high school youth are welcome!



Theology on Tap!

Join Pastor Matt for another ‘round’ of Theology on Tap! We will meet for four weeks in October (beginning October 3), every Tuesday at 7 p.m. at Geneseo Brewing Company to discuss the book of Genesis. Come and join us for fellowship,

Bible study, and fun. All are welcome!



Reformation T-shirts!

Our very special First Lutheran Reformation 500 T-shirts and sweatshirts can be ordered now

and throughout the summer. Youth T-shirts are $10, Adult T-shirts are $12, and Adult Crew Sweatshirts are $20. (2X cost an additional $2 and 3X cost an additional $3) Check out the

display of samples in the Fellowship Room and order for your family today!





Luther Advent Reflections         

Thank you to those who have signed up to write a devotion!
These booklets will be available to all of us later in November.



Did You Know?  

On Sunday, February 19, the Reformation 500 team was busy. Along with hearing from Martin Lutherand Philip Melanchthon during the children’s sermon, and watching and discussing the Luther Movie at Central Theater, we alsointroduced ‘the door’ into our faith life here at First Lutheran. 500 years ago Luther nailed the 95 theses to the Wittenburg, Germany

church door to inform the public of reforms that were desperately needed. In honor of that bold act,

we have constructed our own door here at First. Like Luther, we are called to renew and reform the
church in bold and courageous new ways and we are asking for you to prayerfully consider adding
your ideas for renewal for this congregation. The door will be available this entire anniversary year
for everyone to write down (on post-it notes) ideas for renewal and ‘nail’ them to the door.

                                    Many thanks to Chris Barnhart for creating and constructing the door. 


  • Renewal Ideas...please continue to "post" your ideas for renewal of First Lutheran
    on the door in the Fellowship Room.






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