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Sunday, April 19, 2015 Devotion “Yet her profit and her earnings will be set apart for the Lord; they will not be stored up or hoarded. Her profits will go to those who live before the Lord, for abundant food and fine clothes.” (Isaiah 23:18) What gain is there in this world, where people scramble to collect, hoard and accumulate? The Lord will use what is produced for His purpose, for everything truly belongs to Him. The thief will perish, but the righteous will live with the Lord forever. Store up for yourselves treasures in the Lord, where thief cannot steal and rust cannot destroy. Seek the Lord while He may be found. Lord, teach me to invest in the better things that lead to eternal life. Keep me from the vain things that are fleeting and of no lasting value. Help me see in my pursuit of life that living for You is the only lasting and true value that endures. This world seeks to satisfy itself, but only You are able to satisfy the heart that hungers and thirsts for righteousness. Guide me in Your way of righteousness. Lord Jesus, You have come to lead as many as would follow You in the way of righteousness. Lead me this day in Your truth that I would seek first Your kingdom, knowing that You will add all that is needed. Keep me from the temptation to serve myself, and instead, guide me to do those things which are right in the Father’s eyes. Help me to be faithful this day, serving You in the example You give of serving others. Amen.
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American Lutheran Church is a North American Lutheran Church (NALC).

  • Congregationally Focused - We strive to be a church body that is organized to facilitate the ministries of local congregations in a posture of servanthood and a spirit of partnership, through the provision of resources, connections and information.
  • Traditionally Grounded - We affirm the ecumenical creeds and the faithful witness of the Church across time and space. We endorse the form and practices of the universal Church that are consistent with Scripture, particularly the office of the ministry and the tradition of worship under Word and Sacrament. We seek dialogue and fellowship with other Lutheran churches and with faithful Christians of other confessions.
  • Mission Driven - We believe that the mission of the Church is to preach the Gospel and to make disciples for Christ. We believe that making disciples — in our congregations, in our communities and nations, and around the world — must be a priority of the Church in the present age.
  • Christ Centered - We confess the apostolic faith in Jesus Christ according to the Holy Scriptures. We affirm the authority of the Scriptures as the authoritative source and norm, “according to which all doctrines should and must be judged” (Formula of Concord). We accept the ecumenical creeds and the Lutheran Confessions as true witnesses to the Word of God.

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  • Christianity is not based upon works "For by grace you have been saved through faith; and that not of yourselves,it is the gift of God; not as a result of works, so that no one may boast." (Ephesians2:8-9) Mankind was created in the image of God “Then God said, “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness; and let them rule over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the sky and over the cattle and over all the earth, and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.  God created man in His own image, in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them.” (Genesis 1:26, 27)

  • Pastor Greene 

    Pastor Greene has been serving American Lutheran Church since 2004.  He formerly served in Arizona and California before coming to Rantoul, Illinois.  More information is available through this website.  Read more...

  • This Church Worships The Lord God Of All Creation “Though the fig tree should not blossom and there be no fruit on the vines, though the yield of the olive should fail and the fields produce no food, though the flock should be cut off from the fold and there be no cattle in the stalls, yet I will exult in the Lord, I will rejoice in the God of my salvation.” (Habakkuk 3:17, 18) “Beyond all these things put on love, which is the perfect bond of unity. Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body; and be thankful. Let the word of Christ richly dwell within you, with all wisdom teaching and admonishing one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with thankfulness in your hearts to God. Whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Him to God the Father.” (Colossians 3:14-17) We Believe In One God, Creator Of All Things The Lord our God is One, Father, Son and Holy Spirit in accordance with the three Eccumenical Creeds. “There is one body and one Spirit, just as also you were called in one hope of your calling; one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one God and Father of all who is over all and through all and in all.” (Ephesians 4:4-6)

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    Lent Easter Sunrise and Christmas Eve

    Unless otherwise announced, all of our special service are held in the Main Sanctuary.
    Lent, Maundy Thursday and Good Friday Evening Service at 7:00 pm
    Easter Sunrise Service at 6:30 am
    Christmas Eve at 4:00, 7:00 and 11:00 pm

     
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    Saturday Evening 5:00 pm (Chapel) and Sunday morning (Main Sanctuary) 8:30 am our Traditional Service and 11:00 am a Contemporary Service.

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    O come, let us sing for joy to the LORD, Let us shout joyfully to the rock of our salvation. (Psalm 95:1)

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