September 9, 2019 Dear friends in Christ, Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. It is with sadness that I report to you the death of Ms. Naomi Hagen, wife of the Rev. Dr. Mark Hagen, who died Sunday, September 8, 2019, in Rockford, Illinois. Visitation …
Retired Pr. Troy Hedrick (Rockford) has metastatic prostate cancer. He is now involved in hospice and receiving palliative care. Please keep him and his family in your prayers.
Retired Pastor Chuck Steinke was recently diagnosed with cancer of the pancreas. Please keep him and his family and medical team in your prayers.
Bev Nelson, wife of retired pastor, Bill Nelson, is recovering from surgery for a broken leg. Please keep her in your prayers.
Please remember in prayer Pam Bitner, wife of Assistant to the Bishop Denver Bitner, who is scheduled for surgery on September 6.
Pr. Jane McChesney, pastor of First, Rockford is battling cancer. Visit her CarePage to find out more.
The members of the NIS Candidacy Committee lift before you the names of our candidates for ministry. We encourage individuals, groups and Sunday services to include these folks in their prayers as the candidates follow the path of their call to rostered ministry. See the current list.