Events Calendar

Events Calendar

March 2024

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Events

Sunday Services

Welcome to worship. Please join us this Sunday! If unable to attend in person, our Services and Sermons are streamed live on Facebook and YouTube. Join Us for Our Sunday Services! Immanuel Lutheran in Joplin has two Sunday Services for your convenience, at 8:00 am and 10:30 am. Worship lasts about an hour, and is held in a traditional worship space with organ-led hymns and liturgies as well as bold Bible-based preaching from our new pastor, Rev. Christopher Ramstad. Projected…

Kids Ministry

Listen! God is Calling Come to Sunday Morning Kids Ministry at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, and get your whole family growing in Christ as we explore the Bible together. Kids Ministry at Immanuel is so much more than Sunday School! Listen! Listen, God is calling, Through the Word inviting, Offering forgiveness, Comfort, and joy. Tanzanian Hymn Children from 2 years through 8th grade are welcomed every Sunday morning, beginning at 9:15 am with great snacks, activities, crafts, and fun…

Bible Study Hour

Fellowship Bible Study Join Pastor Marler in the Church Fellowship Hall each Sunday morning for the Fellowship Bible Study. This group of nearly 50 adults enjoy learning together about a variety of topics throughout the year. The class is open to all adults, and is held between the two Sunday services from 9:20 to 10:20 am. Bring a Bible along if you like, pour a cup of coffee and have a seat! Details of the current topic are found below.…
hands in. Ministry Staff Meeting. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

Ministry Staff Meeting

Ministry Staff Meeting | Tuesdays at 9:45 am The full-time Ministry Leadership Staff meets weekly to plan, coordinate, evaluate and encourage. Our pastor, principal, director of Christian education and other office staff may be unavailable for phone calls or office visits during this important hour each week. Get To Know Our Ministry Leadership Staff Rev. William Marler, Pastor Mr. Jeremy Schamber, School Principal DCE Jason Glaskey, Youth & Family Ministry Reach Out To Us! Immanuel Lutheran Church (office) | 417-624-0333…
welcome handshake. board of assimilation meeting. immanuel lutheran church lcms. joplin missouri.

Assimilation Meeting

Assimilation Board Monthly Meeting 6:00 pm on the First Tuesday of Each Month | Assimilation Meeting Immanuel’s Board of Assimilation meets monthly to plan ministry and activities designed to welcome newcomers, connecting them to our mission, ministry and church family. Our Assimilation Meeting is normally held on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. Are you interested in learning more about the Assimilation Board at Immanuel? Contact the head of the Assimilation Board, Becky Wuerdeman. Contact the Church…
sheep and shepherd. elders meeting. Board of Elders. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

Elders Meeting

Caring For People, Faithfully Serving Elders Meeting | 7:00 pm on the First Tuesday of the month The Elders of Immanuel Lutheran Church assist the pastor in providing for the spiritual welfare of the congregation and also in assuring that the whole Word of God is faithfully proclaimed, and that the Sacraments are rightly administered. The Board of Elders meets monthly to discuss matters related to worship, the mission of the congregation, and to provide support for the pastor, ministry staff…

Lent 2024 Worship Services

Wednesdays of Lent 2024 Join us each Wednesday during Lent — between February 14 and March 31 until Easter — for our 40-day journey with Jesus to the cross, featuring our Lent 2024 Worship Services. The season of Lent serves not only as a time to meditate on the suffering that Christ endured on our behalf but also as an opportunity to reflect upon our own Baptism and what it means to live as a child of God. Midweek Worship…
Youth in the field. youth ministry. immanuel lutheran church lcms. joplin missouri.

Youth Night

Wednesdays Are For Youth Join us each Wednesday for Youth Night! Students in grades 6-12 are invited to Immanuel’s Youth Center, located just behind the School Building. Junior and senior high students and their friends enjoy a weekly feast and more, beginning at 5:45 pm. Food, Friends, Faith. Join us! Want to know more about Student Ministry at Immanuel, or help provide or sponsor a Meal? Contact us at (417) 624-0333 or check out the YOUTH MEAL SIGN UP page.…

Choir Rehearsal

Sing in the Adult Choir Wednesday Rehearsals in the Church Sanctuary | 6:00 pm Immanuel’s Adult Choir sings God’s praises with a diverse catalog of choral pieces, from traditional chorales and hymn settings to more modern selections. The Adult Choir is a mixture of male and female voices with varying age and experience. They welcome new singers to join them. Mrs. Susan Ideker, director, and the rest of the choir generally gather for rehearsal in the Church Building Sanctuary, Wednesdays…
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LifeLight Bible Study

Join a LifeLight Bible Study The LifeLight Bible Study Program includes directed individual study, group sessions and review materials. Its purpose is to help you spend time in God’s Word and to apply His Word to life today. Thursday Mornings at 9:30 am with Pastor Mech in the Church Building Fellowship Hall Sunday mornings at 9:20 am with Bill Ideker in the Church Building Sanctuary Dig deep into the Bible and discover its many truths and blessings. You’ll explore Scripture…
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School Board Meeting

Overseeing and Serving the Mission of Martin Luther School The MLS School Board meets monthly to plan and oversee the operation of Immanuel’s mission outreach, Martin Luther School. MLS is a fully-accredited Christian Day School, serving students and their families from 2 years old through 8th grade. The school board consists of the board chairperson and school principal, plus several others from our church, school, and community. If you would like to learn more about the MLS School Board or…
christian education meeting. children and teacher learning together. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri.

Christian Education Meeting

Providing Christian Education Opportunities for All Ages Christian Education Meeting | 7:00 pm on the Second Tuesday of the Month The Board of Christian Education meets on the second Tuesday of each month to plan and coordinate various Christian education opportunities. These ministries include: Kids Ministry (Sunday School and Children) Vacation Bible School Trunk-or-Treat Youth Classes Adult Classes Want to learn more about the Board of Christian Education? Contact the board chairperson, Mr. Tyler Davis or contact the church office…
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Church Council Meeting

Coordinating Mission and Ministry Through servant leadership, Immanuel’s Church Council works to coordinate the programs and activities of the various departments of the Congregation, with representatives from the Boards of Assimilation, Christian Day School, Christian Education, Elders, Evangelism, Finance, Property Maintenance, Stewardship, and Youth. The Council’s regular meetings are on the third Tuesday of each month. If you have questions or comments for the Immanuel Lutheran Church Council and other church leaders, please contact our congregational president, Mr. Bill Ideker. Learn More About…

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday Worship Services at 8:00 and 10:30 am The Sunday before Easter is the last Sunday in Lent. The day commemorates Jesus’ triumphal entry into Jerusalem with a blessing of palms and a procession in which the whole congregation often carries palms. The day is also marked by reading the story of Jesus’ passion (the word used to describe Jesus’ death comes from “suffering,” which is one old meaning of passion). Some of the Palm Sunday palms are kept…

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday Worship Service with Holy Communion at 7:00 pm This is the Thursday in Holy Week (the week leading up to Easter). The day is a time for remembering The Last Supper. The name comes from the Latin word “Mandatum” for “commandment” as Jesus said, “I give you a new commandment; that you love one another.” At the conclusion of this service, altars are stripped of any ornamentation and crosses are removed or veiled to mark the solemnness of…

Good Friday

Immanuel welcomes you to our In-Person Worship Services. You can also find our services and sermons on FACEBOOK. Good Friday 7:00 pm Worship Service The Friday in Holy Week is a time for remembering Jesus death. Scripture records that Jesus hung on the cross from noon until 3:00pm. Our congregation traditionally observes a prayer vigil and an evening service. This is the second day of special observance for which fasting is recommended. One should use discretion in deciding how best to…

Easter Services

Easter 2024 is Resurrection Day! In-Person Easter Services, Sunday, March 31, 2024 | 6:30, 8:00, 10:30 | Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS in Joplin, Missouri | immanueljoplin.com/EASTER Christ is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! Alleluia! The time of Lent is over. Holy Week has passed. Jesus, who died, is most certainly alive! Join us In-Person at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri as we celebrate all that God has done for us through Jesus Christ His Son. Forgiveness, Life, and Salvation…