Events Calendar

Events Calendar

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Events

Advent Service

Wednesdays in Advent — Worship together at an “Advent Montage: Past, Present, Future” Advent Service! Join us each Wednesday until Christmas for a special weekly Advent Worship Service. Advent is a four-week season of preparation and anticipation as we get ready for Christmas, the celebration of the birth of Jesus, our Coming King and Savior! Midweek Worship Services at 12:00 noon and 7:00 pm are held after Thanksgiving each Wednesday evening between November 30 and December 21. Enjoy a thoughtful,…
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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…

Sunday Services

Welcome back to worship! If unable to attend in-person, you can always find our Sunday Services and Sermons on Facebook and YouTube. Watch services live at immanueljoplin.com/LIVE. 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 pastor, Rev. Bill Marler.…

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.…
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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…
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…
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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…
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Christmas Eve Services

Christmas By Candlelight There’s nothing more beautiful than the Candlelight Service at Immanuel on Christmas Eve Night! We invite you to join us in our yearly tradition. Bring friends and family and sing to the Christ Child with familiar Christmas hymns. Experience splendid melodies from our choirs and musicians. Take in the sights and smells of twinkling lights and evergreens. Hear the Christmas Gospel from the mouths of the angels, from the shepherds, and from Jesus’ mother Mary. Ponder Pastor…
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Christmas Day Service

Christmas Day With Holy Communion Christ the Savior is born! On that first Christmas, only a few experienced the miraculous happenings of the night before, but word was spreading. Fewer still knew the significance of this baby’s birth. Jesus has come to do no less than save the world! This perfect, tiny child, laid down in a manger, would grow up to lay down his life on a cross for the sins of all mankind. The Word became flesh and…