Online Holy Week Services

Congregations all over the Northern Illinois Synod have found new and creative ways of worshipping “together” during this pandemic. Please see the list below for some online worship opportunities this Holy Week.

There are many more than this out there. If you’d like to add your congregation’s information, please contact

Prince of Peace, Freeport has a full worship service via its website available on Sunday morning. In addition, Pastor Tews has daily devotions through Facebook page.

First, Rockford, has Facebook Live on Sundays at 10:00 am. There will be Maundy Thursday and Good Friday services on Facebook Live as well available by noon on each of those days.

United, Rockford has Daily Prayer at noon, and Sunday Worship at 9:00 am–both on FB Live–for now. 

Grace, Loves Park has Sunday worship available at 7:30 am. On Facebook and YouTube. Sunday zoom “coffee time” from 8:30-10:30.

Trinity, Durand offers morning devotions of “Christ in our Home” (with permission from Augsburg) and posts to Facebook. Facebook live Sundays at 9 am; Maundy Thursday and Good Friday at 7 pm.

Joyful Harvest, Johnsburg live-streams worship on Sundays at 9 am using Zoom. Bible studies throughout the week via Zoom, too.

Calvary, New Windsor posts Sunday worship to YouTube and then shared on Facebook, both ready by 9 am. 

Bethesda, Morrison offers Daily Prayers at noon, via Facebook Live, and Sunday Mornings at 9:00 – Morning Prayer Worship. Will also have Maundy Thursday & Good Friday Worship at 7:00 PM.

Trinity, Ottawa offers Daily video devotional via FB Live and Sunday Morning at 10:00am. For Holy Week, Trinity will do a FB Live at 4:00pm for Maundy Thursday and Good Friday.

Emmanuel, Rockford has Sunday services at 10:30 via Zoom.  Services are posted on our Facebook page afterward. Pastor Frank is also doing daily morning meditations on Facebook Live.

Alpine, Rockford is doing a daily video devotion that is posted on Facebook & YouTube. Live Facebook Prayer meeting every Wednesday at 7 pm. Live Worship every Sunday via Facebook at 9 am. 

Our Savior’s, Rockford has Daily Devotions on Facebook. Weekend worship on Facebook, YouTube,

Resurrection, Channahon has FB Live worship at 9:30am on Sundays. We are regularly adding videos to our YouTube channel and FB page.

Trinity, Harvard offers Facebook live worship at 9:15 a.m. on Sundays. Audio of Sunday services also posted to our website. Maundy Thursday and Good Friday Facebook live at 7 p.m.

Light of Christ, Algonquin has worship via a Facebook Watch Party 9am & 10:30 Sundays.

St. John’s, Rock Island is posting worship videos to a Vimeo channel.

First, Rock Island is posting worship on its Facebook page.

Trinity, Mt. Morris is posting worship on Facebook live.

St. Mark, Rockford is posting worship on a YouTube channel.

Living Waters, Crystal Lake has Facebook live worship.

Salem, Rockford offers Facebook live worship.

Zion, Belvidere offers worship on a Vimeo channel.

Shepherd of the Hills, McHenry has worship on Facebook.

First and Santa Cruz Lutheran Church, Joliet has worship on Pr. Forni’s Facebook page.

Trinity, Manlius has worship on Vicar Ryan Mackey’s Facebook page.

Immanuel, Marseilles and Our Saviour’s, Seneca post worship on Pr. Kris Zierke’s Facebook page.

St. John’s, Princeton has worship on their Facebook page.

First, DeKalb and Bethlehem, DeKalb are doing combined worship services on their Facebook pages.

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd, Rockford has worship and Holy Week resources on its Facebook page.

Faith, Rochelle is offering worship resources on its Facebook page.

Grace, Woodstock has worship videos on its webpage.

Messiah, Galva offers worship videos on YouTube and worship resources on its Facebook page.

New Life, Bolingbrook offers worship on their Facebook page and their YouTube channel.

Peace, Morris has worship videos on their Facebook page.

All Saints, Byron has Facebook live worship at 9 am on Sundays. The service is also available afterward at