Who We Are
The Wartburg Parish will come together for their Annual Thanksgiving Eve service on Wednesday, November 22 at St. Peter, Wine Hill. It will be a communion service and will feature a joint choir and traditional Thanksgiving hymns. The service begins at 7:00. If you wish to sing with the choir please be at St. Peter by 6:00.
Wartburg Parish Advent Services
Tidings of Comfort and Joy
This year during the season of Advent the Wartburg Parish will offer a series of Advent services on Wednesday evenings at 7:00. This year our Advent services will focus on the promises given by God through the events of Jesus’ birth.
Advent Midweek #1 – Wednesday, November 29 at St. John’s, Bremen Tidings of Comfort & Joy - #1 – Zechariah - Fear
Advent Midweek #2 – Wednesday, December 6 at St. John’s, Post Oak Tidings of Comfort & Joy - #2 – Joseph – Confusion
Advent Midweek #3 – Wednesday, December 13 at Peace, Chester Tidings of Comfort & Joy - #3 – Mary – Doubt
Advent Midweek #4 – Wednesday, December 20 at Peace, Steeleville Tidings of Comfort & Joy - #4 – Angels – Curiosity
A time of refreshments and fellowship will follow each service.
"Distinctive Congregations United in Sharing Christ's Love"
The Wartburg Parish is a Geographical Parish made up of five Lutheran congregations located in Southwestern Illinois. The congregations of the Parish include: Peace Lutheran Church in Chester, The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Peace in Steeleville, St. John Lutheran Church of Bremen, St. John Lutheran Church of Post Oak and St. Peter's Lutheran Church of Wine Hill. The churches of the Wartburg Parish belong to the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America and are members of the Central-Southern Illinois Synod of the ELCA.
To download a copy of the Parish Newsletter - Lent 2017 - Please go to the "Parish Newsletter" page. It is available there to be downloaded as a .pdf file. The next Parish Newsletter will be published in September!
TO LISTEN TO A SELECTION OF SERMONS BY THE PASTORS OF THE WARTBURG PARISH PLEASE GO TO THE "MEDIA" PAGE ABOVE.