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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…

Youth Ministry in March

Immanuel-Joplin Youth Update   March 2018 Wed, March 7 – Youth provide & serve the Lenten Meal – “Breakfast for Dinner” Sun, March 11 – 11:30-6:00 – Youth Springfield Outing – Sky Zone & MORE Sat, March 31 – Youth Day of Service Sun, April 1 – Youth & Elders host the Easter Breakfast April 6-8 – Junior High Retreat at Windermere May 7 – Confirmation Day for 8th Graders SPECIAL HOLY WEEK ACTIVITIES Youth Day of Service – Saturday, March 31 Easter Breakfast – Sunday, April…

Super Weekend Results

Super Weekend Results Immanuel Youth hosted a Super Sub Sale on the weekend of February 4th, 2018. We are thrilled to announce our results: 200+ Super Subs were made fresh and sold that day. More than 30 youth and youth family members participated. More than 300 chocolate chip cookies were baked. Our profits totaled $1150. The Stewardship Board hosted a Canned Food Drive to compliment the Sub Sales. We are proud to report the generosity of Immanuel’s members: 186 canned…

Be Careful Out There, Immanuel!

Weather Threatens On This Mid-Week Evening Be careful out there, Immanuel! As the 4:00 pm service drew to a close this evening, we could tell that the weather was declining. Folks are quickly eating soup in the Fellowship Hall before warming up their cars to head home. (The chicken noodle and potato soups are wonderful, by the way.) Scraping the windshield will be necessary for anyone who parks their vehicle for any length of time this evening. So far, streets…
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Excelling In Generosity

Excelling In Generosity An Encouragement From Immanuel’s Stewardship Board I am not commanding you, but I want to test the sincerity of your love by comparing it with the earnestness of others. For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that you through his poverty might become rich” (2 Corinthians 8:8-9). Without commands or even arm-twisting, St. Paul encourages, even challenges, the Church in Corinth…
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For The Sunday We Missed

Church Bulletin News For the week of February 11, 2018 | The Transfiguration of Our Lord Announcements Financial Statements End of the year statements of giving are available for you to pick up in the narthex. If you have any questions about your statement please contact Laurie Behm at 781-6099 or Kimberly in the church office at 624-0333. Be a “Clicker”! We need more people to “click slides” on our power point projector at both services! It’s easy and Mike…

No Sunday Services

Sunday Activities Canceled Immanuel’s Sunday Worship Services, Sunday School, afternoon Bible Institute and all related activities have been CANCELED for Sunday, February 11, 2018. No Sunday Services. A Winter Weather Advisory, along with slick streets, sidewalks and parking lot have caused us to cancel for safety reasons. Despite the best efforts of road crews and salting of sidewalks, the way to and from Immanuel are a literal “sheet of ice” and are expected to remain that way throughout Sunday morning.…
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No POWERwalk Tonight

Evening Service Canceled POWERwalk, Immanuel’s Service of Prayer, Praise and Preaching has been canceled for Saturday evening, February 10, 2018 at 6:00pm. A Winter Weather Advisory, along with slick streets, sidewalks and parking lot have caused us to cancel for safety reasons. We are currently working to salt the sidewalks in anticipation of more freezing precipitation throughout the day and evening, leading into Sunday morning. We hope to be open for worship on Sunday. In the unlikely event that we…

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 2018 begins on Wednesday, February 14.) See Also Daily Devotions for Lent 2018 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…

Food Drive for Crosslines

Donate Food Items For Those In Need Collecting Until Sunday, February 4 Immanuel Lutheran Church’s Stewardship Board is sponsoring a Souper Bowl Canned Food Drive to benefit Crosslines Ministries in Joplin. Bring non-perishable food items by the church or school all this week to help feed Joplin area residents in need. In cooperation with the Youth Ministry Super Sub Sale happening this weekend, anyone who brings a food item to donate will receive free chocolate chip cookies with the purchase…

Remembering Don Killebrew

Don J. Killebrew, Jr. December 26, 1938 — January 17, 2018 Immanuel thanks God for the eternal life in Jesus Christ given to long-time church member, Mr. Don Killebrew. Please pray for family and friends who mourn his loss. Judge Killebrew passed away on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 and was buried privately with family gathered at his graveside. Pastor Mech officiated. Jesus said, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who…
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