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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…
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New Bible Topic: The Cost Of Freedom

Galatians Bible Class Sunday Morning Fellowship Bible Study with Pastor Mech in the Fellowship Hall | 9:20 to 10:15 am Pastor Gregory Mech’s Sunday Morning Bible Class continues with a brand-new topic. Meeting in the comfort of the Church Fellowship Hall, all adults are welcome to pour a cup of coffee, pull up a chair, open a Bible, and join in the conversation. The group of up to 50 participants is diverse in age and Bible knowledge. Whether you choose…
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Youth Shoe Drive Progress

400+ pairs Gathered So Far Youth Shoe Drive | Collecting Now Through November Immanuel Lutheran Church Youth have been collecting gently-worn, used and new shoes since early October. These shoes are being bundled to be sent overseas to help families in underdeveloped countries. Our young people are motivated! They have been searching closets at home and spreading the word. A couple of enterprising youth have been going throughout their neighborhood, asking for shoes left over from local yard sales. To…
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POWERwalk Returns in November

Saturday Services, Version 3.0 Saturday Evenings, beginning on November 10 | 6:00 to 7:00 pm Part of Immanuel’s mission statement declares that we are “Grounded in Christ.” This means that the people of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin are committed to providing opportunities for folks to worship, to hear God’s Word proclaimed, and to study the Bible together. POWERwalk has been an opportunity to do just that. In our first walk through the Scriptures together (version 1.0), we read the…
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October 27 Trunk Or Treat

Trunk Or Treat Parking Lot Party Saturday Evening, October 27, 2018 | 4:30 to 7:00 pm **JOIN US FOR TRUNK OR TREAT 2019!** MORE DETAILS HERE. Trunk Or Treat at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin has become a neighborhood tradition that you won’t want to miss! More than 1,000 children and their families come to our church and school parking lot at 26th and Connecticut for free candy and games, costume contests and inflatables, plus great music and a free…
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National Youth Gathering Sign Up

Real. Present. God. Sign Up for the LCMS Gathering Trip | Now through September 15, 2018 High Schoolers from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin have been attending the every-three-years National Youth Gathering since the 1980s! Hosted by the Youth Ministry Office of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS), the Gatherings host more than 25,000 Lutheran youth and adult leaders, who spend five days together in God’s word, worship, service, and fellowship with others. Now through September 15 is the time for the…
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Twin Sheet Set Drive

STEWARDSHIP DRIVE BENEFITTING LAFAYETTE HOUSE The Stewardship Board is collecting new twin size sheets and pillow cases for the Lafayette House. We have placed a container in the church lobby to collect your donations. Let’s fill it up multiple times! Founded in 1978, Lafayette House began as a short-term option for women who needed a safe place to stay overnight to escape domestic violence. Today, Lafayette House is a sanctuary for individuals and families who are victims of domestic violence…
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Happy 8th Birthday Comfort Dogs

Jackson And Louie Celebrate Their eighth Birthday in June LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry | Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School | Joplin, Missouri June is the month for Comfort Dog birthdays! Happy 8th birthday to Louie and Jackson, the Joplin Comfort Dogs! Summer 2018 also marks the seventh year of LCC K-9 Comfort Dog Ministry in Joplin. Jackson and Louie are a part of a partnership between Immanuel Lutheran Church and Martin Luther School in Joplin, and Lutheran…
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Summer 2018 Youth Calendar

Summertime Fun In Christ What a summer! Immanuel-Joplin Youth are out of school and having a great time with the summertime change of pace. More relaxing, staying up late, summer jobs, sports and swimming, family vacations — and Youth Group! Check out the Summer 2018 Youth Calendar as you stay connected to God’s Good News and your church family too.   Learn More Youth Ministry at Immanuel Saturday POWERwalk Service Join us on Sunday Morning! About Us at Immanuel-Joplin  
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Buy One Get One Book Fair At MLS

scholastic Book Fair At Martin Luther School May 7-11, 2018 in the Gym | Buy One, Get One Free! School families, congregation members, and the community are invited to the gym at Martin Luther School in Joplin for the upcoming Book Fair! Get lots of affordable books into the hands of children you know, and stock up for summertime reading! The books are BOGO – buy one, get one free! Martin Luther School is located at 2616 Connecticut Ave in…
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Comfort Dogs At The Seminary

Regional Comfort Dog Conference Concordia Seminary in St. Louis | Saturday, April 14, 2018 Louie, Jackson, and their handlers had a great time at the bi-yearly Regional Comfort Dog Conference in St. Louis this past weekend! Lutheran Church Charities K-9 Comfort Dog teams from all around Missouri, southern Illinois and Tennessee gathered to worship, learn, network and connect. More than 70 people and their various Comfort Dogs came to the campus of Concordia Seminary for the day. What fun! Comfort…

Youth Serving On Easter Weekend

Busy, Busy Youth Group! SPECIAL HOLY WEEK ACTIVITIES Youth Day of Serving — Saturday, March 31 — 10am to 7pm Easter Breakfast – Sunday, April 1 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…