News & Events

The Hospitality Ministry Team

The Hospitality Ministry Team has been reaching out to our community through Chamber events.  At Uptown Trick or Treat in October a volunteer handed out over 500 small tubs of playdough with the below note attached. At the Christmas Walk where the Bell Choir was playing, during the Hometown Holiday Parade and at Children’s Party […]

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Tri Church Happenings

Tri Church hosted the November 14th Lutheran Social Services of IL (LSSI) staff appreciation luncheon at St. John’s.  About 50 staff enjoyed some home cooking and handmade thank you cards, a project of God’s Work Our Hands Sunday.  Thanks to all who prepared food, helped serve and clean-up.  This is the second year Tri Church has […]

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Mutual Ministry Committee Update

The mutual ministry committee launched in September of this year and met for a second time in November. This committee is defined in Immanuel’s constitution and can be found on the ministry wheel under Support Ministry.  Committee members are Pastor Bree, Gail Etheridge, Kris Sandrock, April Roth, Jeff Scanlan, Sheryl Wagner and Deb Keaschall.  The next […]

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WORSHIP MINISTRY TEAM!

The Ministry Wheel is designed in hope of having full participation in the life of the church!  Ideally,EVERYONE will have a ministry that they are connected to!  The HOPE is that everyone doing a little would get a lot done!  Whatever your gifts or interests are, there is room for you to serve at Immanuel!  […]

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Church Library Books

Church Library Books are looking for a new home.Our church library is in the process of being updated.  There are MANY books looking for a new home!  You are invited to pick up former church library books anytime December 2-16th on the counter and bench in the narthex.  Any books that are not picked up […]

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Lending a Helping Hand!

Immanuel’s basement restroom needs your help! Volunteers are needed to strip the wall paper in the basement restroom that is under the prayer room.  Once the wallpaper is stripped the room can be painted.  Then we hope to update the ceiling and flooring as well.  Could you jump start this project by helping remove the wall […]

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Thank you!

Thank you to everyone that contributed to the October & November Noisy Offering.  We collected $196.36 in October which was combined with the November Noisy Offering of $208.79 for a total of $405.15 to provide Christmas gifts for LSSI and Nachusa youth who otherwise would not have a Christmas. Thank you for giving generously!  

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People of Immanuel–

It continues to be a blessing to serve alongside you!  Thank you for partnering with us in the Gospel!  We thank and praise God for you!  Merry Christmas!  May you know more of God’s abounding love in Christ this Christmas and always!  Jill Leesman, Lori Attig, Virginia Schumaker, Sam Hyland, Jerry Adams & Pastor Bree […]

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