Easter at Immanuel
He is risen! He is risen indeed! Join us at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin, Missouri as we celebrate the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ on Easter Sunday!
The morning begins with the Sunrise Service at 6:30am. From the darkness of the tomb comes great joy. Be one of the first to greet our Risen King with beautiful scripture readings and hymns, a special Sunrise Service sermon by Pastor Mech, as well as the festive backdrop of easter lilies adorning the altar.
Festival Worship Services with Holy Communion are held at 8 or 10:30 am, complete with choirs, special music and more. Come early to snap a family photo in the front yard, or to greet our Comfort Dog, Louie!
Between services, the Youth and Elders are serving a delicious Resurrection Day Breakfast in the School Gym. Your free-will donation will help send our Senior Youth to their summer Servant Event trip to serve those affected by flood damage in Nebraska. Don’t forget the Easter Egg Hunt for children, beginning at 9:45 am too!
Do you have questions? Give us a call at the Church Office anytime during the week at 417-624-0333. We hope to see you at Immanuel very soon.
EASTER SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2020
Sunrise Service – 6:30am
Easter Festival Communion Services – 8:00am and 10:30am
Easter Breakfast – served between services until 10:00am
- Served in the School Gym – Open to the public
- Fruit Salad – Eggs – Sausage – Biscuits & Gravy – Donuts
- Orange Juice – Coffee – Milk
- Limited menu is available beginning at 7:30am.
- Full breakfast begins at 9:00am
- Hosted by Immanuel Youth and Board of Elders
- A free-will offering will be taken.
- Proceeds will go to the Youth Ministry.
Children’s Easter Egg Hunt – 9:45am
- for toddlers thru 4th Grade
- Meet in the gym
- Bring a Basket!
- Sponsored by Immanuel’s Sunday School department
Eyes On Jesus: Theme And Scripture
- Easter Sunday, April 12
- Angel Eyes
- Mark 16:1–8
Early on Easter morning, the angel, which means “messenger,” announced what he knew to be true: the tomb was empty because Christ had risen. The women were initially overcome with fear, as anyone would be if confronted by a holy herald from God. Their physical eyes would not see our Lord until He revealed Himself. But we have been given the angel’s eyes, as it were, for by faith we see our Lord with us now. The news the angel proclaimed is too good to keep to ourselves. As God’s messengers today, it is our turn to tell the world that He is risen indeed!
Eyes on Jesus asks us to look at Jesus through various biblical characters’ viewpoints, learning how they viewed Jesus. Did they misunderstand Him? Did they recognize Him as the Son of God? With Bible passages from the Gospel of Mark, challenge yourself to consider what you see when you look at Jesus.