Immanuel is a busy place, with ministry opportunities in a variety of areas. All of our ministries are designed to help us accomplish God’s mission for us to be Grounded in Christ, Guided by Grace, Growing to Serve.

Youth in the field

Youth Ministry

YOUTH BELONG AT IMMANUEL We are the youth of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Our Youth Center is a place to belong, grow, and serve for students in grades 6 to 12. Join us! Youth Building with comfy couches and seating areas, technology and screens, ping pong, pool table, great snacks and more—a space designed for young people. Youth Night Wednesdays—Food, Friends, Faith—for students in junior high and high school. Midweek Confirmation Classes to help 5th-8th graders and their parents to grow…


living our mission in joplin and beyond Immanuel Lutheran Church is much about mission work. Since 1897, we have existed by God’s grace to serve our community and world. Below are some of the endeavors that demonstrate how we live our mission to be “Grounded in Christ, Guided by Grace, Growing to Serve”. Martin Luther School – MLS has been in existence in Joplin for more than sixty years, serving children and their families, “lighting the flame of learning” with a…