Irma Cortes, the mother of Rev. Jose Cortes, our developer in Moline, is in a hospital in Puerto Rico as she has been recovering from a heart attack. On 10/11, she suffered a second mini-stroke. She is very weak and Pr. Cortes requests our prayers.
Larry Acker, longtime organist at St. Mark Lutheran in Polo, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, October 4, 2017. Please keep his wife Sybil and other family and friends in your prayers.
Please pray for the congregation of Bethesda Lutheran Church in Morrison as it mourns the unexpected death of Pastor Bob Burton.
Grace, mercy, and peace be with you. It is with great sadness that I announce the unexpected death of the Rev. Robert “Bob” Burton, pastor of Bethesda Lutheran Church, Morrison, early this morning. I request your prayers for Pastor Burton’s wife Anita and the Burton family, the congregation of Bethesda Lutheran Church, and all of …
All are invited to attend a worship service celebrating the shared ministries of Calvary and St. James Lutheran Churches. The service will be held on Sunday, November 19 at 2:00 pm at St. James (3145 31st Ave., Rock Island). Bishop Jeff Clements of the Northern Illinois Synod will preach and the service will include the …
The Rev. Reed Pedersen will be installed as pastor of Augustana Lutheran Church in Andover at 3:00 pm on December 3. Rostered ministers are invited to vest and process. All are welcome.
Pr. Christopher Lee will be installed at First Lutheran Church, Rock Island on November 19 at 4:00 pm. Rostered leaders are invited to vest and process. All are welcome.
Synod bookkeeper June Cain had back surgery (Spinal Fusion L4-L5) on Wednesday, September 20 at U.W. Madison. Please keep her recovery in your prayers.
Jesus said, “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.”Luke 10:2 “As the Conference of Bishops, we call our worshiping communities to pray for raising up leaders for this church. We ask that the petitions of every worship service include …
Please keep retired Pr. Marcia Strahl in your prayers as she awaits results for a new discovery of cancer.
Carol has successfully returned to the US and is hospitalized in Milwaukee, WI. She was hospitalized in Pretoria, South Africa, and has been diagnosed with Plasma Cell Leukemia with many complications. For more information, please see the updates on the Caring Bridge site (Please note, donations on the CaringBridge page do NOT go to the Stubbs family. …
Pr. Jane McChesney battling cancer. Visit her CarePage to find out more.
Pr. Dennis Hill, pastor emeritus of Lord of Love, Galena
Don Thompson, diagnosed with cancer.
Naomi Hagen, wife of Rev. Mark Hagen, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease