Quilt of Valor

Sunday, June 10th, Roy Hilgendorf, below, was presented a Quilt of Honor from Carol Camp.  Carol made the beautiful quilt and honored Roy with the gift in recognition of his military service during World War II.  Roy is also an active member of the Loda American Legion.  Congratulations, Roy, and thank you…

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Graduation Recognition Sunday

May 20th and 27th we celebrated students of our church family who graduated and will continue their education or pursue their career.  In the photo on the left, Bailey, on the left, graduated from Hoopeston Area High School and will attend ISU,  majoring in Ag Education.  Shannon, on the right, has graduated from…

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Weekly Meal Program

We continue to deliver delicious and nutritious meals to Loda Township residents but the dates of service have changed.  Beginning  June 5th, the days of delivery will be on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.  If you are interested in receiving this service, please call 386.2438 for more information.  Click on the link…

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Mission Minute Collection

Sunday, May 13th, we collected $560 for Emma Wright, of the  “Remember Nhu” program.  Emma, from Hoopeston, IL, is a volunteer teacher in Cambodia where she is teaching children the English language.  Knowing English is a valuable future employment tool and will help these young children from going into the Human…

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Graduate Recognition Sunday

Sunday, May 20th, we celebrated our 2018 Graduates: Shannon Kennedy, ISU; Bailey Theesfeld, Hoopeston Area High School; and Zachary Theesfeld, pre-school.  Next Sunday, we will celebrate Jaxson Coplea’s graduation from PBL High School. We are proud of  their accomplishments and wish them well with their future goals.

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2018 Scholarship Awards

  We are happy to announce the recipients of our two 2018 Scholarships. Each deserving individual will receive $1,000. On the left, Daniel Wyckoff, a senior at Christ Lutheran High School, Buckley, IL; and Bailey Theesfeld, a senior at Hoopeston Area High School, Hoopeston, IL.  Daniel plans on attending Parkland College in their Aviation Program…

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Hands of Christ Food Pantry Collections

With school children home during the summer, the Hands of Christ Food Pantry is collecting canned soup and pasta with pop-top lids, pasta meals in microwavable bowls, easy breakfast items, and healthy snacks (examples: peanut butter filled pretzels, plain pretzels, protein bars, bagged popcorn, packaged cheese or peanut butter and crackers).…

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