Ascension Day at Augustana
You are welcome to attend Ascension Day at Augustana College on Thursday, May 30.
The service is at 9 a.m. in Ascension Chapel.The preacher and presenter will be Pastor Allison Bengfort. She is the Pastor of St. John’s Lutheran Church in Wilmette, IL. Following the service,
you are invited to attend a free mid-morning brunch held in the Gerber Center. RSVP before
May 17th to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 309-794-7213.
Altar Flowers for 2019!
Altar flowers can be donated in honor or memory of a loved one, special occasion, or simply for
the glory of God. The cost of two arrangements is $45. If you would like to purchase altar flowers
in 2019, please sign up at the Welcome Center. The following dates are open for flower donations:
August 4 September 1 Ocober 13
First Lutheran offers three distinct worship experiences each weekend:
Saturday 5:30 p.m. Informal Worship in Fellowship Room--
A simple worship experience with spoken word and piano music. Communion is offered weekly.
Sunday 8:15 a.m. Traditional Worship--
A formal worship experience with liturgy and music of the Lutheran tradition. Communion is offered weekly.
Sunday 10:30 a.m. Contemporary Worship--
An upbeat worship experience with contemporary Christian music led by praise teams. Communion is offered weekly.
Children are welcome! Children are welcome in worship at First, where a special children’s message is presented every week
to help our youngest worshippers understand and live God's words for them. While all children are always welcome, a staffed
nursery is provided on Sundays for small children who find it difficult to sit for long periods of time and whose parents desire childcare during worship.
First is handicapped-accessible and we welcome people of all abilities at every worship service and ministry event.
Baptisms are celebrated at First for persons of all ages. To schedule a baptism please contact the Pastor or the church office.
Weddings at First are a joyous occasion! To schedule a wedding or inquire about wedding policies and procedures please contact the church office.