Samuel Sarpiya, Pastor, Change Agent

Samuel Sarpiya, was born in Nigera, came to Rockford in February 2009, to begin Rockford Community Church. He has worked with West Middle School, Rockford police, and directs the local Center for Nonviolence. Source: Northwest Quarterly Magazine, Annual Guide 2019

Jackie Lynn Vawters Obituary- 1952-2018

Source: Rockford Register Star  4/9/2018


“Saint Ambrogio Club Marks 100 Years in South Rockford” – 2018, Val DeCastris

Source:  Market Street Press, June 2018 by Val DeCastris

“Resignations, pay cuts at Heartland” – 2012, Recession/Recovery

Source:  Rockford Register Star 5/26/2012

Diocese adds St. Edward to consolidation plan May 2, 2018

Source:  The Rock River Times  May 2, 2018   Vol. 25  No. 29

Marion Schwab Clark, 1920 – 2017 – obituary

Source: Rockford Register Star 12/17/2017

Anstedt, H. Jackson, 1926 – 2018 – obituary

Source: Rockford Register Star 1/21/2018

Dog Festival, Belvidere – 2010

“Erin Shanks of Poplar Grove feeds Banks, her 1-year-old golden retriever, a doggie ice cream cone Saturday during the fifth annual Dog Festival and Animal Friends Society of Boone County fundraiser at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Belvidere.”

Source: Rockford Register Star 9/2/2010