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“To make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” Matthew 28: 19-20a spells out the task of this mission. We seek to fulfill that mission by becoming an ‘inviting, welcoming, nurturing, and serving community of Christ.’ We invite you to join us in that endeavor. We eagerly wait to be in ministry with you, sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

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  • Hot Dog & Potato Bake

    Sunday, April 26, 2015 11:15 AM

    Plan now to attend the Hot Dog & Potato Bake right after church on Sunday, April 26th. As indicated by the name, you will get yummy hot dogs and baked potatoes with delicious toppings for a free-will donation. Proceeds will help offset youth camp and mission trip costs.

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  • Easter Celebrations 2015

    Sunday, April 5, 2015 6:00 AM

    Everyone is invited to celebrate the wonderful gift God has given us by attending one or both of our two worship services. Start Easter out right by attending the Sunrise Worship Service on Easter morning in the Chapel at 6 a.m. as we “discover” that Christ has risen and brings light to our world! Come to the Easter Resurrection Celebration in our Sanctuary at 10 a.m. with our choirs and brass ensemble participating and leading us in praising God for His goodness to us.

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  • Good Friday 2015

    Friday, April 3, 2015 9:00 AM

    Join us for 3 different events this day. Good Friday Walk for Justice will leave Emmanuel Episcopal’s parking lot at 9 am on April 3. The walk is free and open to those who wish to walk and pray for the city; we will pause at 14 stations/stops in the downtown area. It should take about 1 hour and 15 minutes. Experience the deepening darkness as Jesus is crucified and dies for our sins so that we may live eternally with Him. We will hold a service of scripture and music at Noon in the Chapel. All are welcome. Linger awhile in the Chapel on Good Friday after the Noon worship to pray and meditate at the Vigil from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come and go as you have time.

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  • April 2015 Taize

    April 2015 Taize

    (Rockford, IL) Not necessarily "new", but it is improved! Join us in the Chapel on Wednesday, April 15th, at 7:00 p.m. for a time of prayerful meditation and introspection in the spirit of Taizé. All are welcome to come and enjoy a peaceful time in which you can sit and listen or participate as you feel moved to do so.
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  • 2015 UMW's All-Church Dinner

    2015 UMW's All-Church Dinner

    (Rockford, IL) Once again Court Street's United Methodist Women will be sponsoring an all-church dinner on Sunday, April 12th, immediately after worship. This will be a sit-down, served-to-you dinner consisting of your choice of entree, chicken, stuffed beef tenderloin, or salmon. Cost is Adult $13, Children 4-10 years $6, with Children 3 years and under free. Reservations must be turned in by Wednesday, April 8th. Come and join us for food, fun, and fellowship as we welcome Spring!
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  • Easter Eggstravaganza 2015

    Easter Eggstravaganza 2015

    (Rockford, IL) Calling all kids in Pre-School through 5th Grade! You are invited to Court Street United Methodist Church on Saturday, April 4th, from 1 pm to 3 pm for an Easter Eggstravaganza. Join us for crafts, games, snacks, and, of course, an Easter Egg Hunt! We will meet on the Lower Level of the church in the Dining Room. This is event is free and we ask the parents to please stay with their children.
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