Updated: February 19, 2013 1:35PM
Immanuel Lutheran Church of East Dundee will be worshipping at 6 p.m. Saturday and at 8 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday. Immanuel culminates its 150th Anniversary Celebration this weekend, with the Rev. John Messmann as guest preacher. Messmann, senior pastor at St. Paul’s in Fort Worth, Texas, was a pastor at Immanuel in 1984, and his message this weekend serves as the finale of Immanuel’s 15-month celebration of its church and school ministry — serving the Fox River Valley since 1862. Special music will be part of the worship at all three services, and Communion will be served at the Sunday 8 a.m. service.
On Wednesday, Pastor Gregg Bowen shares the message for Immanuel’s informal “Piano, Prayer and Preaching worship” at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Immanuel is a Missouri Synod Lutheran Church and is at the corner of Main Street (Route 72) and Van Buren in East Dundee, two blocks east of the Fox River. If you have any questions, call William Gade, director of music and worship, at 847-428-4477 or visit Immanuel at www.immanuel-ed.org to see what is new in worship, listen to or download recent sermons, find out what is happening at the church or in its dayschool program, or send a question or comment that might allow us to better connect with you.
Elgin: St. John’s School schedules open house
St. John’s Lutheran School, at 109 N. Spring St. in Elgin, will hold an open house for preschool and kindergarten from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 23. Snacks and activities will be provided in the classrooms. St. John’s Lutheran School is a fully accredited and state of Illinois-recognized school offering preschool for 3- and 4-year-olds, full-day kindergarten and first through eighth grade. Park in the lot across the street and come in and meet the teachers that could teach your children next year. Call Linda in the school office at 847-741-7633.
Plato Center: Plato Center HCE meeting on Friday
The January meeting of the Plato Center Unity for Home and Community Education (HCE) will meet at 1 p.m. Friday at the Plato Center Village Hall, 10N934 Rippberger Road. The hostesses are Kay Muehling, Marnie Wesemann and Donna Zierer. The Edgewater Ladies will be at the meeting with their cards that benefit the Community Crisis Center in Elgin. The lesson for living with be on herb gardening. Registration fee is $15. Guests are welcome at the meeting; call Joan at 847-931-8120. Or call the Extension Office for more information about a unit in your area or visit the Extension website www.externsionuiuc.edu/kane.