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.

Men’s Ministry

Men’s Bible Breakfast Thursday Mornings in the Immanuel Fellowship Hall | 6:30 to 7:30am NOTE: For a change of pace, we will be meeting for a time at Sami’s Family Restaurant on the corner of 7th & Duquesne. Join us! Be a part of the Immanuel Men’s Group! Guys from our church, school, and community gather on the 1st and 3rd Thursday mornings of each month from 6:30 to 7:30am for strong coffee, a tasty breakfast, and God’s Word to…

Comfort Dog Team

DANIEL AND HIS TEAM ARE FEATURED IN OUTREACH MAGAZINE!“We get to begin our work of visiting with people and sharing the mercy and compassion of Jesus with people who are suffering and in need.” Read the article featured in the national publication, “Outreach Magazine” here.Joplin’s new Comfort Dog is here to serve you, and you can help us stay ready to Comfort. Donate to the Joplin Comfort Dog Team Travel Fund here. Bringing Mercy and Compassion Immanuel’s Comfort Dog Team…
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Martin Luther School

Lighting the Flame of Learning Now Enrolling | Age 2 through 8th Grade | Call 417-624-1403 We invite you to be a part of what God is doing at Martin Luther School! As a top-notch accredited Christian School, this mission outreach of Immanuel Lutheran Church has been serving families in this Joplin location since 1953 with excellence in academics balanced with a Christ-centered approach. MLS has openings for students in Early Childhood and Kindergarten, and continuing through 8th Grade. Hoping to…
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Young Adults

Sharing And Growing Together Young Adults Group Be a part of Immanuel’s Young Adult Small Group! Led by two of our young teachers from Martin Luther School, any young adult from their late teens through 20s and early 30s is welcome to join in. Young Adults Weekly Bible Study We gather for fellowship and Bible study each week at Panera Bread on Rangeline Road in Joplin, then head to Immanuel Lutheran Church a to worship together. The makeup of our…
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Lutheran Women in Mission

LWML Women’s Ministry Immanuel has an active Women’s Ministry focused on fulfilling the mission of our congregation to be “Grounded in Christ, Guided by Grace, and Growing to Serve.” Our women’s group, called the “Lutheran Women’s Missionary League” or LWML, meets monthly for Bible study and a meal, and several other times throughout the year in a variety of ways to serve our church, community and world, growing in faith together. Our Lutheran Women in Mission are always ready to…
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Managing the Gifts God Gives The word stewardship is often associated with monetary gifts, but it means more than that to those within the church. As the free and joyous activity of the baptized, stewardship involves managing the gifts God gives us: time, talents and treasure. I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. — ROMANS 12:1 — God…
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Youth Ministry

Youth Belong at Immanuel Will your family or group take a turn providing a Youth Meal for our hungry teenagers? Sign Up HERE. Thanks! We are the student ministry of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Our Youth Center is a place to belong, grow, and serve for students in grades 6 to 12. Join us in our Youth Ministry! Stay Connected with REMIND
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Children And Families

Serving Joplin Children And Families Free copies of “Peace Came to Earth” are now available at the church and school office! With daily family devotions during Advent and Christmas, we invite you to post a photo-a-day on social media with the hashtag #PeaceCameToEarth. Find and follow us online! @immanueljoplin and @martinlutherjoplin Family Ministry and More! Immanuel Lutheran Church in Joplin is committed to serving the needs of children and their families in our community, church and school. From programs and…
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Mission Work

Living Our Mission in Joplin and Beyond Immanuel Lutheran Church is much about missions and 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 are living our mission to be “Grounded in Christ, Guided by Grace, Growing to Serve”. Recent LERT Local Projects Learn More