News & Events

Women of the ELCA – WELCA OF IMMANUEL – August 2019

Mission Action Sewing Servants will be meeting on Wednesdays, August 14th and August 28th from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.  Plan on joining this group involved in many projects which do not require sewing.  Contact Violet Mead if you would like to work on a project at home. The next Bible study will be leaving […]

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Dear Immanuel Lutheran Church,

Thank you for being a sponsoring congregation!  Thank you for your partnership with Sauk Valley UNITE Service Camp 2019!  Your gifts enabled two homes in Rock Falls and four in Sterling to be painted.  In addition, teenagers were able to grow inservice, faith and relationship.  The lives of the homeowners and campers were shaped!  None […]

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Dear Sisters & Brothers in Christ,

Thank you so much for your thoughtfulness, prayers and wishing me well on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of my ordination.  I thank God for you and for all who helped get me to and through seminary.  God’s peace & blessings. Kathy Burkheimer

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THANK YOU

A HUGE THANK YOU to all who donated items to help with CommUNITY VBS!  Special thanks to all who volunteered to make the week possible!  Thanks for working to prepare our facilities and grounds: Nolan Scanlan, Gerald Foskitt, Scott Attig, Sid Attig, Denny Schumaker, Rick Moeller, Sheryl Wagner, Deb Gonzalez, Lisa Gordon, Bonnie Cassens, Kris […]

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Back to School Blessing

    Students of all ages are invited to join us in worship on August 18th for a special Back to School Blessing!  Students will be welcomed forward for a special time of prayer for their school year. Teachers and school personnel will also be acknowledged and blessed during worship. If you have a student or […]

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Council Highlights July 8, 2019

1. Pastor Bree’s update included transparency on trainings and other requirements in the NIS Rostered Ministers Salary Guidelines.  (You can learn more about her upcoming continuing education on p. 4). 2. Payroll provider has been switched as of July 1st to Hammer & Associates. 3.  New parking lot signs are installed. 4.  Parsonage to be vacant on the […]

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CommUNITY VBS Celebration!

Immanuel is so blessed to partner in the gospel with 6 other congregations for CommUNITY VBS !  We will be worshiping together on July 21 at 9a.m. at the Grandon Civic Center in Central Memorial Park (212 E 4th St, Sterling) for the CommUNITY VBS Celebration!  Please join us! Come and worship on July 21 at 9 a.m. at […]

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July 14-18—CommUNITY VBS

July 14-18—CommUNITY VBS will be at Immanuel!!!  Each evening begins with a free meal at 5:30 p.m. Vacation Bible School (VBS) kicks off at 6 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.  4 year olds-5th graders are welcome to attend!  CommUNITY VBS is free for all!  Register for free CommUNITY VBS at https://tmab.cokesburyvbs.com/CommUNITYVBS2019/ Many volunteers are needed to […]

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