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.
Sewing Group Meeting The Immanuel Ruth Guild has been active for decades, meeting on Wednesday mornings to complete various sewing and quilting tasks. Some bring their own projects to work on. Others spend time making quilts and other handmade items to share with those in need. Would you enjoy being a part of the Ruth Guild? Join the ladies this week on Wednesday! They would love to have you.
Assimilation Board Monthly 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. Are you interested in learning more about Assimilation at Immanuel? Contact the head of the Assimilation Board, Janet Dowell (417-850-6775).
Caring For People, Faithfully Serving 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 and other workers in the church. The regular Elders Meeting is held…
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 preschool 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 Martin Luther School, please contact our principal, Mr. Jeremy Schamber at…
The Board of Christian Education meets on the second Tuesday of each month to plan and coordinate various Christian education opportunities. These ministries include: Sunday School and Children’s Ministry 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. Kurt Kollmeier or contact the church office at (417) 624-0333.
Coordinating Mission and Ministry 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, please contact our congregational president, Mr. Ron Repplinger.