Companion Congregation


On May 1, 2011, All Saints Lutheran Church of Byron, IL entered into a Companion Congregation Covenant with The Arcot Lutheran Church, Siloam Pastorate in Tamil Nadu, India.  

 

The Vision of this Companion Congregation relationship is created for strengthening each other in the ministry and faith, serving our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  We encourage each other's congregation through prayer, Bible studies, communication and exchange of people and resources.  This widens our vision of the global nature of the body of Christ. 

 

Companion Congregation Committee
Companion Congregation Committee met with Esther Prabhakar on May 19, 2011 to become familiar with the Companion Congregation concept.  In attendance were Kay Johnson, Outreach Chairman, Audrey Adams, Youth Group Leader, Jack Anderson, Dan Anderson, Education Chairman, Jodi Miles, VBS Coordinator, Betty Klink, and Stacy Rapach.  Not pictured is Pastor Scott Schmidt. 


Esther presented us with a beautiful traditional Indian Sari and several photos of the Siloam Pastorate area.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Siloam Pastorate Celebrates 125 Years!

 

Congratulations to the Siloam Pastorate on their 125th Anniversary as a congregation!  Blessings and prayers are with you as you celebrate this great milestone in September!

 

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The congregation of All Saints Lutheran Church has created a beautiful banner commemorating this event.  The banner has been sent to the Siloam Pastorate to display in their church.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Siloam Pastorate Celebrates the Opening of Two New Worship Facilities

 

The Congregation Council of All Saints Lutheran Church issued a decree in honor and thanksgiving for the two new church buildings opened in India for the Siloam Pastorate's faithful.  

 

Reverend Solomon emailed us the following photos of their celebration:

 

 

December 12, 2019


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Tuesday Night Bible Study 7:30 pm Meets in the Main Conference Room Led by Steve Reid

Wednesday Afternooon Bible Study 1:30 pm Meets in the Main Conference Room Led by Pastor Janet Wold

Sunday Morning Bible Study 9:15 am Meets in the Small Conference Room (#209) Led by Steve Jones

 

 

 

 

 

 

Coming Events

November 10 - Tim Urness from ELCA Foundation

November 17 - New Member Class

November 27 - Thanksgiving Eve Worship

November 30 - Decorate the Church for Advent


 

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November 10 - 22nd Sunday after Pentecost
Job 19:23-27a
Psalm 17:1-9
2 Thessalonians 2:1-5,
13-17
Luke 20:27-38


November 17 - 23rd Sunday after Pentecost
Malachi 4:1-2a
Psalm 98
2 Thessalonians 3:6-13
Luke 21:5-19


November 24 - Christ the King Sunday
Jeremiah 23:1-6
Psalm 46
Colossians 1:11-20
Luke 23:33-43


November 27 -Thanksgiving Eve
Isaiah 2:1-5
Psalm 122
Romans 13:11-14
Matthew 24:36-44

 

 



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