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Call His Name Jesus daily advent devotions 2019

Advent Devotions 2019

Call His Name Jesus Daily Devotions for Advent | Coming In December 2019 Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri is here to share Good News with you. Christmas is coming—and more importantly—Jesus The King is coming. Remembering His birth at Christmas, prepare your heart with us with daily devotions for you and your family, beginning on December 1. Each day’s Advent Devotion will include: a short Scripture reading a devotional thought a prayer reflection questions Advent Devotions are brought to…
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What Is Advent?

FAQs About Advent What is Advent? Learn about this four-week season of the church year leading up to the celebrated birth of Jesus at Christmas (Note: Advent 2019 begins on Sunday, December 1.) See Also Daily Devotions For Advent 2019 Come To An Advent Service Q: Why does the church year begin at Advent, what is the history of Advent, and what is the history behind the Advent candles and wreath? A: The word “advent” is from the Latin word for…

Fundraising Nearly Complete For Joplin’s Next Comfort Dog

Tremendous Support After just two weeks of fundraising, Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School is nearing their goal of funding the purchase and training of a new Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dog for Joplin. Applying for Joplin’s next Comfort Dog will allow Immanuel Lutheran to commit to at least ten more years of serving those who are suffering and in need in the Four States area. Adding a new dog will also help the ministry’s now semi-retired Comfort Dog…

Generous Support For Joplin’s Next Comfort Dog

First Week Yields Generous Results Raising $15,000 for a new Lutheran Church Charities Comfort Dog is a challenging task. As Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School began the Next Comfort Dog for Joplin campaign in the first week of October, hopes were high that people would learn of the need and respond. Just one week into the campaign, the team has already raised half of the money necessary for a new Comfort Dog. Applying for Joplin’s next Comfort Dog…

Plans For Joplin’s Next Comfort Dog

Preparing For The Future As Louie Comfort Dog enters his senior years, and with the ministry’s recent loss of Jackson Comfort Dog, Louie needs help. To continue this important work, Immanuel Lutheran Church has decided to move forward with the Next Comfort Dog for Joplin campaign. Over the next two months, Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School in Joplin hope to raise $15,000 to cover the cost of a new, specially-trained Comfort Dog puppy from Illinois-based Lutheran Church Charities. Comfort Dogs like…
Happy 9th Birthday Louie Comfort Dog

Happy 9th Birthday, Louie Comfort Dog!

Custard Night Meet And Greet At Freddy’s 6 to 9pm, Friday, June 14, 2019 Friday, June 14 is Louie Comfort Dog’s 9th birthday. Joplin is invited to help celebrate at Freddy’s Frozen Custard on Rangeline Road, between 6 and 9pm.  Show a blue “Louie Card” with his picture on it, and receive 10% off your custard or food order at Freddy’s all evening. Louie will be there on the patio to share his cards with you.  There will be a…

Memorial Garden Youth Project

Youth Day Of Service Success 30+ Volunteers Thanking God, Giving 200+ Hours What a beautiful day! From setting up for the Easter Breakfast and Egg Hunt to washing windows and trimming bushes to tearing out weeds and old bushes to shoveling and spreading several tons of gravel and replanting the memorial garden behind the school, your youth made us proud on the Saturday before Easter! Great job, Immanuel Youth!  Thank you to several adults who donated their time, equipment and…
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Youth Helping On Easter Weekend

Immanuel Youth Making A Difference The youth of Immanuel will continue their tradition of spending Holy Saturday serving our congregation and neighborhood with service projects. Youth and their families are invited to participate as we set up and prepare foods for the Easter Breakfast in the gym, fill eggs for the children’s Easter Egg Hunt, clean and scrub the church buildings inside and out, work on landscaping around the property, and go out into the neighborhood, helping to do yard clean-up…
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In Memory of Jackson Comfort Dog

Thanking God For More Than Eight Years Of Gentle Service March 24, 2019. It is with great sadness that we share the unexpected passing of our beloved Comfort Dog, Jackson. While playing and enjoying the warm sunshine with his brother Louie earlier this afternoon, Jackson died very quickly of an apparent heart attack. In the Summer of 2011, Jackson began serving as the official Comfort Dog of Martin Luther School in Joplin. With a joyful, gentle disposition and irresistibly-soft, golden…

What Is Lent?

FAQs About Lent What is Lent? Learn about this 40-day season of the church year leading up to Easter (Note: Lent 2019 begins on Wednesday, March 6.) See Also Daily Devotions for Lent 2019 Come to A Lenten Service Q: What is the significance of Lent? A: Early in the Church’s history, the major events in Christ’s life were observed with special observances, such as His birth, baptism, death, resurrection and ascension. As these observances developed, a period of time was set…
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LENTEN Devotions 2019

People Of The Passion Daily Devotions for Lent | Coming March 6 Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri is here to share Good News with you. Easter is coming, and it’s all about Jesus—the Savior of the world. Remembering His journey of love and suffering to pay the penalty for our sins at the cross, prepare your heart with us with daily devotions for you and your family, beginning on March 6. Each day’s Lenten Devotion will include: a short…

Dwelling Among Us Still

An encouraging word from Immanuel’s Stewardship Board. Originally published in the January 2019 Epistle Newsletter. It is no secret that God calls us to be generous with the gifts He has given us. Throughout the Bible, we read that just as God has generously given to us, so are we to give generously one to another. As Jesus said, “By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another” (John 13:35) and…