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Show Us The Father | Advent Devotion 1

Show Us The Father | Advent Devotion

Show Us The Father Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Tuesday, December 3 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us, and we have seen His glory, glory as of the only Son from the Father, full of grace and truth. … No one has ever seen God; the only God, who is at the Father’s side, He has made Him known. John 1:14, 18 “Show us the Father,” said one of Jesus’ disciples on the night before He…
A Deep Dive Into The Ordinary | Advent Devotion 2

A Deep Dive Into The Ordinary | Advent Devotion

A Deep Dive Into The Ordinary Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Monday, December 2 Jesus, when He began His ministry, was about thirty years of age, being the son (as was supposed) of Joseph, the son of Heli, the son of Matthat … the son of Esli … the son of Josech … the son of Elmadam … the son of Nathan, the son of David … Luke 3:23-31 and following Have you ever heard of an underground river?…
Big and Tiny | Advent Devotion 3

Big and Tiny | Advent Devotion

Big and Tiny Daily Devotion for Advent 2019 | Sunday, December 1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him, and without Him was not any thing made that was made. John 1:1-3 Advent for us starts where it always has—with the One who created everything. It starts with God the Father, who made us and loved us—…
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 5

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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
resurrection rolls. taking faith home. family devotions. immanuel lutheran church lcms. joplin missouri.

Resurrection Rolls

Taking Faith Home A Weekly Resource to Encourage Your Family | Today’s Excerpt and Scripture | Thursday, April 25 RITUALS AND TRADITIONS Celebrate Easter by making “Resurrection Rolls.” Ingredients: One can of crescent rolls 8 large marshmallows 1/2 cup melted butter 1/4 cup granulated sugar 2 Tbsp. of cinnamon The white marshmallow symbolizes the purity of Jesus. Dip the marshmallow into butter and roll in the mixture of butter, sugar, and cinnamon as a reminder of the spices placed on…
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Little Things | HOLY WEEK Devotion

Little Things Daily Devotion for Holy Week | Wednesday, April 17 And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered … Luke 22:61 It was the little things that caught Peter. A servant girl making conversation at the front gate— “You’re not one of these disciples too, are you?” she asks, possibly with a look at John, who had just talked her into letting Peter in. Another question from someone else a little later. A remark about his…