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Worship

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Sunday Services

Join Us Sunday Immanuel 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. Greg Mech. Projected readings, lyrics and more are a helpful modern convenience. What to Expect Have you been to Immanuel before? If not, check out What To Expect and get answers to your questions about…
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MLS Chapel

Weekly Chapel Service for Martin Luther School Wednesdays in the Church Sanctuary | 8:30 am Besides daily devotions in the classroom, the students of Martin Luther School (MLS) gather with other students, teachers, staff, families and more for our Chapel Service each Wednesday in the church sanctuary. Led by Immanuel’s ministry staff of Pastor Mech, Mr. Schamber, or Mr. Glaskey, Chapel is a brief, family-friendly, Jesus-focused worship service. Join us as we hear God’s Good News and respond with singing,…
Eyes On Jesus. Lent 2020. Immanuel Lutheran Church LCMS. Joplin, Missouri. Concordia Publishing House.

Lenten Worship Services

Wednesdays of Lent 2020 Lenten Worship Service at 4:00 or 7:00 pm Family-Friendly Meal served between services, from 5:00 to 6:45 pm. Read our LENT 2020 DAILY DEVOTIONS. Join us each Wednesday during Lent — between February 26 and April 1 until Easter — for our 40-day journey with Jesus to the cross, featuring our Lenten Worship Services. The season of Lent serves not only as a time to meditate on the suffering that Christ endured on our behalf but also…
Maundy Thursday Service with Holy Communion at 7:00pm. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Missouri.

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday Worship Service with Holy Communion at 7:00 pm This is the Thursday in Holy Week (the week leading up to Easter). The day is a time for remembering The Last Supper. The name comes from the Latin word “Mandatum” for “commandment” as Jesus said, “I give you a new commandment; that you love one another.” At the conclusion of this service, altars are stripped of any ornamentation and crosses are removed or veiled to mark the solemnness of…
Good Friday Tenebrae Service of Darkness at 7:00pm. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Missouri.

Good Friday

Good Friday 7:00 pm Worship Service | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Prayer Vigil The Friday in Holy Week is a time for remembering Jesus death. Scripture records that Jesus hung on the cross from noon until 3:00pm. Our congregation traditionally observes a prayer vigil and an evening service. This is the second day of special observance for which fasting is recommended. One should use discretion in decided how best to observe this day. There is no celebration of Communion…
Holy Saturday Easter Vigil Service at 7:00pm. Immanuel Lutheran Church, Joplin, Missouri.

Holy Saturday

Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 7:00 pm Worship Service Holy Saturday is the day between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, marking Jesus’ time in the tomb. Immanuel hosts a special Easter Vigil service to mark the day. This service is appropriate from after sunset on Holy Saturday until sunrise Easter morning. This was the traditional time of baptism in the early centuries of Christianity. This service begins in darkness and a new fire is lit, from which the Christ candle is…
Christmas Eve Candlelight Service. christmas nativity manger immanuel lutheran church joplin missouri lcms

Christmas Eve Services

Christmas By Candlelight Christmas Eve Worship Services by Candlelight at 5:00 and 7:00 pm 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,…
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Christmas Day Service

Christmas Day With Holy Communion Christmas Day Service at 10:00 am 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 that 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…