ELCA Missionaries visit NIS congregations

ELCA Missionaries Rev. Dr. Cynthia Holder Rich and Rev. Dr. Mark Rich are lecturing in Theology at Makumira University, Arusha, Tanzania, which is the same University where Randy Stubbs manages the Cultural Arts Centre and Pastor Seth Sululu is Head of the Music Department developed by Randy & Carol.  They have recently arrived home (Ohio) for their 2-year visit to support congregations, including: 

  • September 7-8    Bethany, Crystal Lake                  
  • September 14-15  First, Monmouth      
  • September 21-22  First, Plano                
  • September 28-29  St. James Lutheran, Johnston, IA                        
  • October 5-6   Calvary Lutheran, Green Bay, WI                        
  • October 19-20   First, DeKalb

First, DeKalb (324 N 3rd Street, DeKalb), invites you to hear ELCA Missionaries Rev. Dr. Cynthia Holder Rich and Rev. Dr. Mark Rich on Sunday, October 20, 2019, when they are scheduled to lead the Children’s Sermon, preach the sermon, share with Sunday School classes, and lead an Adult Forum.

Sunday service begins at 9:00 am.  Sunday School and the Adult Forum will begin at 10:30 am.  Coffee and a bagel or sweet bite can be found in the Social Hall after service.

There will also be a light lunch in First’s Social Hall after the Adult Forum/Sunday School, to allow for informal sharing and conversations.   Please RSVP to Mike & Sharon Wadle by email:  next2last_home@comcast.net or phone: 815-991-9556.