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New Life Lutheran Church
702 West Lynn Blvd.
Sterling, IL 61081
|CARING FOR OTHERS|
The members of New Life have been blessed by our Lord to be able to provide assistance to those in need. Ten percent of our offerings are designated for the purpose of helping others.
Locally we have provided monetary gifts to the followingl agencies:
Agape Care Ministry
The Caring Place
Good Neighbor Emergency Center
Twin Cities PADS Shelter
Home of Hope Cancer Resource Center
Hospice of the Rock River Valley
Sauk Valley Food Bank
Whiteside County Senior Center
YWCA Domestic Abuse
A discretionary fund utilized for emergency situations
Nationally we have assisted:
Bible Alive-Bible Alive provides tools for effective personal Bible Study.
Institute of Lutheran Theology-The Institute of Lutheran Theology provides seminary and lay ministry education.
Lutheran Youth Encounter-Lutheran Youth Encounter offers youth and family resources.
Internationally we have provided financial assistance to the following:
Lutheran World Relief-(LWR) LWR helps impoverished communities in developing nations to grow food, earn income and build better lives.
Eastern European Mission Network-assists field missionaries and international partners in Central and Eastern Europe, Russia and Turkey
World Mission Prayer League is a fellowship of Lutheran men and women committed to Jesus Christ and to the fulfillment of his Great Commission to make disciples, teaching and baptizing as Jesus commanded.
Heart of the Bride Orphanage-We are able to sponsor two children in Kenya through Heart of the Bride orphanage
Our congregation has also had many projects throughout the year that have benefitted many in our community and beyond.
January-February – Hope Life Center baby bottles
February – ‘Souper’ Bowl Sunday
April – Feed the 5000
May – Christ Lutheran School tuition support
July – Feed the Children (Coloma Courts)
-Sponsor a child for VBS
August – The Gideons
September – Harvest Party (corn proceeds to Sauk Valley Food Bank and Foods Resource Bank)
October -Operation Christmas Child
- Bergner's Community Day Coupon books.
-Help Keep Babies Warm & Dry
October-November – Festival of Trees Country Store cookies
October-November – Sterling/Coloma Township Thanksgiving baskets
November – New Life Giving Tree
Each of the gifts you have given has been an important part of our caring for others. Thank you for your gift and may the Lord bless you!
New Life Lutheran Benevolence Ministry Team
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