Together in Christ Parish

Pastor Amy’s Office Hours

For the month of October, Pastor Amy’s office hours will be:
+ Pastor Amy will not be in the office(s) on Mondays, but please don’t hesitate to contact her via phone (662.292-6185) in case of emergencies.
+ Tuesday and Thursday 9 am – 1 pm at All Saints
+ Wednesday and Friday 9 am – 1 pm at St. James
+ Tuesday – Friday afternoons (from 1 – 5 pm) are times Pastor Amy will have appointments, visit shut-ins, do hospital visits, meetings, etc. and flexible as to which church she will be in.
+ Saturdays will be reserved for special projects and Pastor Amy will be available by appointment. 

Joint Parish Faith Formation 

This Sunday, October 8th, we will be gathering for study and conversation around Luther’s small catechism. Week #2 will focus on the Ten Commandments. This 7-week study will meet weekly on Sunday afternoon at 4:30 pm to form faith as joint people of God. We will be using the curriculum “by heart: Conversations with Martin Luther’s Small Catechism”. Drop in any time between October 1st and November 12th. Location: All Saints Lutheran Church (sanctuary/gathering space).

Annual Fall Cookout

Come and join us on Saturday, October 7th from 6:00 – 8:00 pm for our annual fall cookout in the lower parking lot at All Saints Lutheran Church. A fire pit, hot dogs, and yard games will be provided. Please bring a dish to share as well as your own beverages to drink. There will be a few tables and chairs set up, but you might want to bring your own lawn chairs. If you have questions, please contact Laura McCreery ( or 563.343.0545 or). All are welcome! 

Lifetouch Photo Directory

Photo sessions are this week! Please arrive ten (10) minutes before your scheduled photography time to get checked in. The times are: Thursday, October 5th from 3 – 8 pm at St. James, Friday, October 6th from 3 – 8 pm at St. James, and Saturday, October 7th from 12 – 7 pm at All Saints for the Lifetouch photo directory.

Monday, October 16th from 2 – 9 pm @ St. James has been added if you were unable to schedule a time for Oct 5th, 6th, or 7th for the Lifetouch photo directory.

You may sign-up at either location. This photo directory will be a Together in Christ Parish directory. You may schedule a photo session by going on-line to [You will need to select the state (IA), City (Bettendorf), Church (St. James)] or by calling either church office (All Saints @ 563-359-9516 or St. James @ 563-355-4161).

If you are unable to make any of the above dates, multiple churches in the area are doing photo sessions for their photo directory as well. You can have your photograph taken at any of these churches and it will be submitted for our parish directory. Please call 1-866-756-0281 to schedule a photo at a different church in our area.

If you are unable to make any photography session, please call or e-mail the church office to find out how to submit a portrait for the directory.

We are looking for a volunteer to greet families before pictures in the gathering place.
1 – 3 pm volunteer needed
3 – 5 pm volunteer needed
5 – 7 pm volunteer needed

If you can fill one of these spots please contact Scott Holtan at 309-948-3249!

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