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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 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.


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